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White Paper: Emergencies: Preventing, Preparing, and Responding

White Paper: Emergencies: Preventing, Preparing, and Responding

April 30, 2018 at 10:00 am 0 comments

This white paper shows how water utilities can leverage infrastructure data and hydraulic modeling software to help prepare for emergencies. This paper features projects from utilities and their consultants which illustrate their preparation and response to various types of emergencies – from identifying vulnerable assetsRead More

One of the benefits of the design-build approach became apparent on the construction of the Figure 8 launch shaft.

Efficient Project Delivery with Design-Build

February 21, 2018 at 11:34 am 0 comments

DC Water’s Blue Plains Tunnel & Beyond As the capital of the United States, Washington, D.C. is home to movers and shakers who provide direction for the country. Sewer utilities are not often among those who shake the foundation of conventional thinking. DC Water, however,Read More

The 2018 Smart Water Utility Mission Statement

The 2018 Smart Water Utility Mission Statement

October 12, 2017 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

Welcome to “The 2018 Smart Water Utility Mission Statement.” This FREE, downloadable report brought to you by Sensus, a Xylem brand, presents a comprehensive look at smart water solutions for utilities looking to enhance their management practices. If you operate or manage a water system,Read More

Davis appointed new California Water Resources chief

Davis appointed new California Water Resources chief

July 31, 2017 at 6:40 am 0 comments

California Gov. Jerry Brown has named Grant Davis as the new director of the California Department of Water Resources (DWR). The appointment, which requires state Senate confirmation, would mean Davis taking over the position on Aug. 1 as head of the state agency that overseesRead More

The Essential Guide to Financing Smart Water Projects

The Essential Guide to Financing Smart Water Projects

July 28, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

Welcome to the FREE “Essential Guide to Financing Smart Water Projects,” brought to you by Master Meter. In this complimentary, downloadable eBook, we have pulled our resources and insight from the pages of Water Finance & Management and from experts in the smart water and finance arena toRead More

Guide identifies opportunities, barriers to assisting low-income customers

Guide identifies opportunities, barriers to assisting low-income customers

July 24, 2017 at 8:57 am 0 comments

To assist low-income households in the United States with rising water and wastewater rates, seven leading water associations issued a guide that assesses the feasibility of rate-funded customer assistance programs (CAPs) in each state. Water and wastewater rates in the United States are increasing sharplyRead More

WateReuse board appoints new directors

WateReuse board appoints new directors

July 24, 2017 at 8:42 am 0 comments

The WateReuse Association announces the appointment of five new members to the Board of Directors to help lead the organization in advancing laws, regulations, funding and public acceptance for water recycling. With his extensive experience in government affairs, Jon Freedman, Vice President of Global PartnershipsRead More

House advances Drinking Water System Improvement Act of 2017

House advances Drinking Water System Improvement Act of 2017

July 17, 2017 at 9:31 am 0 comments

Members of the U.S. House Subcommittee on the Environment concluded markup recently on legislation that would make a series of minor reforms to the Safe Drinking Water Act while reauthorizing the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF). The unanimously-approved Drinking Water System Improvement Act of 2017 authorizes spending upRead More

Two in three Americans believe their drinking water is at risk, according to study

Two in three Americans believe their drinking water is at risk, according to study

July 10, 2017 at 11:37 am 0 comments

Access to safe drinking water and the nation’s water infrastructure are major concerns for Americans across the country, according to “Perspectives on America’s Water,” a new study. A total of 6,699 American adults shared their views on water-related topics in this comprehensive online study conductedRead More

Bluefield: Household water, sewer bills steadily outpacing inflation

Bluefield: Household water, sewer bills steadily outpacing inflation

July 10, 2017 at 10:36 am 0 comments

Residential water and wastewater bills have progressively increased by 5.7 percent annually over the past five years, outpacing average annual income growth (5 percent) and inflation (1.9 percent) and magnifying the financial challenges facing municipal water utilities. Analysis of the 50 largest metropolitan areas inRead More