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LAST CALL! CALL FOR SPEAKERS — 2017 Water Asset Management Conference

LAST CALL! CALL FOR SPEAKERS — 2017 Water Asset Management Conference

April 3, 2017 at 11:49 am 0 comments

Water Finance & Management, the journal for water and wastewater professionals, is looking for speakers for the 17th annual Water Asset Management Conference to be held Oct. 10-11, 2017 in Boston, Mass. The conference gathers leaders in municipal water, wastewater and stormwater systems for aRead More

Coalition takes bond message to Washington

Coalition takes bond message to Washington

April 3, 2017 at 11:30 am 0 comments

In March, the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) urged Congress to maintain tax-exempt municipal bond interest when lawmakers undertake a comprehensive tax reform bill, joining a letter sent to Capitol Hill organized by the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ “Don’t Mess With Our Bonds” coalition.Read More

Water Week draws hundreds to D.C. in support of water infrastructure

Water Week draws hundreds to D.C. in support of water infrastructure

April 3, 2017 at 11:25 am 0 comments

An array of water sector association partners gathered in Washington, D.C., in March to celebrate Water Week 2017, bringing  hundreds of water infrastructure professionals from around the country to the nation’s capital to elevate water as a national priority. Drinking and clean water utility participants also met with theirRead More

New bill aims to increase Drinking Water SRF

New bill aims to increase Drinking Water SRF

April 3, 2017 at 11:19 am 0 comments

Legislation introduced in the House of Representatives in March would offer more generous terms for loans issued through the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) while also giving EPA greater flexibility to adjust drinking water regulations based on the latest scientific data. Sponsored by Rep.Read More

House Dems offer water infrastructure proposals

House Dems offer water infrastructure proposals

April 3, 2017 at 11:01 am 0 comments

A pair of bills introduced by House Democrats in March would seek to pump billions of additional dollars into water infrastructure repair efforts, but neither proposal is expected to gain the necessary bipartisan support to advance. One of the measures offered was H.R. 1647, theRead More

An opportunity to reduce operating costs that may not be readily apparent is the implementation of Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR) to reduce aeration costs while improving effluent quality (Photo credit: Black & Veatch).

Idaho city selects Innovyze’s InfoMaster asset management solution

April 3, 2017 at 10:55 am 0 comments

Innovyze recently announced that the City of Meridian, Idaho, has chosen its InfoMaster software for prioritizing the operations and maintenance activities of its sewer collection system. Located in Ada County, Meridian is the second-largest city in Idaho with an estimated population of 98,300. Its wastewaterRead More

Shaw joins Black & Veatch’s Houston office

Shaw joins Black & Veatch’s Houston office

April 3, 2017 at 9:59 am 0 comments

Dr. Andrew Shaw, a Black & Veatch water and wastewater expert, is relocating to the firm’s Houston Regional Office and will focus on leading efforts in nutrient removal, sustainability and wastewater reuse. Shaw, a global practice and technology leader and associate vice president, will helpRead More

DC Water, Xylem install first intelligent wastewater pumping system in North America

DC Water, Xylem install first intelligent wastewater pumping system in North America

March 23, 2017 at 5:09 pm 0 comments

Xylem recently worked with DC Water on the first North American installation of its Flygt Concertor, which, according to Xylem is the world’s first wastewater pumping system with integrated intelligence. DC Water, one of the nation’s largest water and wastewater innovators, has a track record of pilotingRead More

Stantec agrees to sell Innovyze

Stantec agrees to sell Innovyze

March 23, 2017 at 3:26 pm 0 comments

Global design firm Stantec recently announced it has signed an agreement for the sale of its software business, Innovyze, for $270 million (USD) to the EQT Mid Market U.S. fund, part of the international alternative investments firm EQT. Innovyze joined Stantec through the MWH acquisition whichRead More

WateReuse California recognizes recycled water leadership

WateReuse California recognizes recycled water leadership

March 23, 2017 at 1:49 pm 0 comments

The 2017 WateReuse California Awards were presented this month to recycled water facilities, customers and advocates that are leaders in creating sustainable, locally controlled water supplies across the state. The awards ceremony was held in conjunction with the Annual California Conference at the Westin SanRead More