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Why My Capital Planning Role Is So Challenging…

September 16, 2019

By Kristy Neckowicz Although roles in planning differ, we’ve seen, time and again, the same handful of challenges related to the effective planning and execution of capital programs. If I walk a mile in a director of engineering’s shoes, here’s how my world would look… I have a huge responsibility toRead More

Hand holding piece of jigsaw puzzle with word FINANCIAL PLANNING. Selective focus

Why My Capital Planning Role Is So Challenging…

September 16, 2019

By Kristy Neckowicz Although roles in planning differ, we’ve seen, time and again, the same handful of challenges related to the effective planning and execution of capital programs. If I walk a mile in a director of engineering’s shoes, here’s how my world would look… I have a huge responsibility toRead More

5th Annual Water Finance Conference Welcomes Sonny Popowsky as Keynote Speaker

5th Annual Water Finance Conference Welcomes Sonny Popowsky as Keynote Speaker

July 11, 2019

Philadelphia’s water rate board chair and former Pennsylvania consumer advocate to discuss rate setting, affordability challenges Irwin A. “Sonny” Popowsky, chair of the City of Philadelphia’s Water, Sewer & Storm Water Rate Board, will kick off the fifth annual Water Finance Conference as the keynote speaker on the morning ofRead More

Aerial view of Destin skyline and beach, Florida in winter.

AMI solution in Florida leads to enhanced meter reading, billing

September 3, 2019

By Bobby Barker   Miramar Beach, Florida, is a community located on the Gulf of Mexico known as the Emerald Coast. Situated in the southern part of Walton County and just east of the popular resort city of Destin, Miramar Beach has gorgeous white sand beaches and numerous recreation opportunities thatRead More

WaterStart, KETOS partner to address Las Vegas water challenges

WaterStart, KETOS partner to address Las Vegas water challenges

September 17, 2019

Through WaterStart and in partnership with the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) and Las Vegas Valley Water District (LVVWD), water intelligence innovator KETOS, Inc. has launched pilot testing of an advanced water monitoring solution, KETOS Shield Fabric, to proactively test and monitor for potential contaminants and help ensure the quality and safetyRead More

WaterStart, KETOS partner to address Las Vegas water challenges

WaterStart, KETOS partner to address Las Vegas water challenges

September 17, 2019

Through WaterStart and in partnership with the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) and Las Vegas Valley Water District (LVVWD), water intelligence innovator KETOS, Inc. has launched pilot testing of an advanced water monitoring solution, KETOS Shield Fabric, to proactively test and monitor for potential contaminants and help ensure the quality and safetyRead More

120WaterAudit secures new investors for lead management platform

120WaterAudit secures new investors for lead management platform

September 17, 2019

120WaterAudit, the industry-leading cloud-based water software platform, today announced $7 million in Series A funding, led by HG Ventures  — the corporate venture arm of The Heritage Group, partnering with innovative, high-growth companies to support a sustainable future — with participation from Allos Ventures and Greenhouse Capital. Funds will beRead More

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Brown and Caldwell welcomes new project delivery lead

Brown and Caldwell welcomes new project delivery lead

September 18, 2019 at 11:24 am 0 comments

Environmental engineering and construction firm Brown and Caldwell recently announced Carey Allen has joined the firm as senior vice president and leader of its integrated project delivery (IPD) practice. Allen brings a 26-year track record of executive guidance and strategic focus in the environmental engineering and construction field. She has directedRead More

eBook: The True Cost of Your Paper RFP Process

eBook: The True Cost of Your Paper RFP Process

September 18, 2019 at 7:00 am 0 comments

Utilities organizations are facing increased pressure to keep rates low while maintaining high service standards. Procurement can be a key contributor of cost reductions and efficiency gains—however, it’s hard to achieve this mandate when you’re bogged down by paperwork.  Paper-based bid and RFP processes have become unsustainable. In the eBook,Read More

120WaterAudit secures new investors for lead management platform

120WaterAudit secures new investors for lead management platform

September 17, 2019 at 2:30 pm 0 comments

120WaterAudit, the industry-leading cloud-based water software platform, today announced $7 million in Series A funding, led by HG Ventures  — the corporate venture arm of The Heritage Group, partnering with innovative, high-growth companies to support a sustainable future — with participation from Allos Ventures and Greenhouse Capital. Funds will beRead More

WaterStart, KETOS partner to address Las Vegas water challenges

WaterStart, KETOS partner to address Las Vegas water challenges

September 17, 2019 at 11:00 am 0 comments

Through WaterStart and in partnership with the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) and Las Vegas Valley Water District (LVVWD), water intelligence innovator KETOS, Inc. has launched pilot testing of an advanced water monitoring solution, KETOS Shield Fabric, to proactively test and monitor for potential contaminants and help ensure the quality and safetyRead More

Brown and Caldwell begins rehabilitation work on Allen-McColloch pipeline

Brown and Caldwell begins rehabilitation work on Allen-McColloch pipeline

September 16, 2019 at 9:09 am 0 comments

Environmental engineering and construction firm Brown and Caldwell announced last month that it was selected by Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Metropolitan) to provide engineering design services for rehabilitation of the prestressed concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP) portion of the Allen-McColloch Pipeline. Metropolitan is a regional wholesaler that provides waterRead More

AWWA releases statement on Hurricane Dorian

AWWA releases statement on Hurricane Dorian

September 9, 2019 at 9:48 am 0 comments

The American Water Works Association extends its sympathy to all those impacted by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas and its concern for all those in harm’s way on the southeast coast of the United States. AWWA stands in solidarity with the committed water professionals who will work tirelessly in difficultRead More

Trenchless system for lead pipe replacement goes nationwide

Trenchless system for lead pipe replacement goes nationwide

September 9, 2019 at 9:21 am 0 comments

The Kobus pipe puller, an innovative trenchless technique to remove legacy pipework and replace in the same void is going big following being awarded the Abbott Innovative Product Award at the NASTT 2019 No-Dig Show in Chicago in March of this year. As the only trenchless solution to remove theRead More

Kleinfelder appoints new CEO

Kleinfelder appoints new CEO

September 9, 2019 at 8:31 am 0 comments

The Kleinfelder Group, Inc., an engineering, construction management, design and environmental professional services firm, announced recently that its Board of Directors has approved a planned succession for the appointment of Louis Armstrong, president, to the positions of chief executive officer and president, effective Sept. 30. Armstrong will succeed current chiefRead More

ASDWA releases white paper on lead inventories

ASDWA releases white paper on lead inventories

September 4, 2019 at 11:19 am 0 comments

The Association of State Drinking Water Administrators (ASDWA), an association of state primacy agencies, has released a new white paper on developing lead service line inventories. News of the white paper’s release was noted in the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies’ (AMWA) Monday Morning Briefing on Sept. 2. The ASDWA paper includes aRead More

How the Future of Underground Mapping Can be Found in the Cloud

How the Future of Underground Mapping Can be Found in the Cloud

September 3, 2019 at 9:32 am 0 comments

By Michael A. Twohig In the late 1800s, America experienced a monumental shift as people moved from rural areas into growing industrial and trade centers. Boston was one of those great American cities that experienced the resulting population boom. To respond to the growing demands on Boston’s antiquated infrastructure, cityRead More