Articles by: Andrew Farr

Water Asset Management Conference Online to conclude Spring Series on Wednesday

Water Asset Management Conference Online to conclude Spring Series on Wednesday

May 20, 2019 at 8:44 am 0 comments

The 2019 Water Asset Management Conference Online will conclude its 2019 Spring Series this Wednesday, May 22, with Session 4, presenting a series of expert presentations highlighting smart metering implementation and optimization. The May 22 Session is sponsored by Neptune Technology Group. The Water Asset Management Conference was first launched in 2001Read More

The Nexus of Water Loss & Asset Management: Register for WAMC Session 3 Wednesday for free

The Nexus of Water Loss & Asset Management: Register for WAMC Session 3 Wednesday for free

May 13, 2019 at 7:55 am 0 comments

The Spring Series of the 2019 Water Asset Management Conference Online will continue this Wednesday, May 15 with Session 3, presenting a series of expert presentations highlighting the nexus of water loss control and proactive asset management initiatives, as utilities across the United States continue to address the ever-evolving challenges of reducingRead More

Water Asset Management Conference Online to continue Spring Series May 8

Water Asset Management Conference Online to continue Spring Series May 8

May 6, 2019 at 11:17 am 0 comments

The Spring Series of the 2019 Water Asset Management Conference Online will continue this Wednesday, May 8 with Session 2, presenting a series of expert presentations highlighting efficient decision making using new technologies and data analytics as it relates to the modern water utility. The May 8 Session is Fracta Inc. and Sedaru. The WaterRead More

Water Asset Management Conference Online to kick off Spring Series on May 1

Water Asset Management Conference Online to kick off Spring Series on May 1

April 15, 2019 at 11:57 am 0 comments

The Spring Series of the 2019 Water Asset Management Conference Online will kick off on the afternoon of May 1 with Session 1, presenting a series of expert presentations highlighting new trends and approaches, as well as industry-wide initiatives for asset management as they relate to the modern water utility. TheRead More

Orange County gets ‘Wastewater Treatment Project of the Year’ award from ASCE

Orange County gets ‘Wastewater Treatment Project of the Year’ award from ASCE

February 26, 2019 at 9:44 am 0 comments

The Orange County Sanitation District’s (OCSD) Newhope-Placentia Trunk Sewer Replacement Project was recognized by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) as the Wastewater Treatment Project of the Year. The award was presented at the 2019 ASCE OC Branch Awards Dinner held on Thursday, February 21 at the City NationalRead More

Shooting at Illinois Henry Pratt facility leaves 5 dead, 5 officers wounded; Mueller releases statement

Shooting at Illinois Henry Pratt facility leaves 5 dead, 5 officers wounded; Mueller releases statement

February 18, 2019 at 11:18 am 0 comments

Tragedy reached the water industry Friday when a gunman opened fire at a Henry Pratt Co. facility in Aurora, Ill., killing five and injuring another, according to police. After a shootout that left five officers wounded, the alleged suspect was shot and killed by police. Henry Pratt Co. is aRead More

Orange County gets GFOA award for transparency, budgeting practices

Orange County gets GFOA award for transparency, budgeting practices

February 11, 2019 at 12:07 pm 0 comments

As a public agency, being open and transparent is a primary goal for the Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD). These goals were recently rewarded when OCSD was acknowledged for its 2018 transparency efforts and budgeting process by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). For the 22nd consecutive year, OCSD hasRead More

AWWA names next president-elect

AWWA names next president-elect

January 28, 2019 at 8:30 am 0 comments

Melissa Elliott of Greenwood Village, Colo. is the American Water Works Association’s next president-elect, the association announced. Four vice presidents and one director-at-large were also elected during the board of director’s recent annual winter meeting. Elliott, a manager at Raftelis Financial Consultants, has been an AWWA member for 15 years. For AWWA,Read More

AlexRenew CEO Karen Pallansch: WF&M’s 2018 Award Winner

AlexRenew CEO Karen Pallansch: WF&M’s 2018 Award Winner

December 17, 2018 at 8:39 am 0 comments

Karen Pallansch, CEO of Alexandria Renew Enterprises, is the 2018 Water Finance & Management Award Winner By Andrew Farr It doesn’t take long to conclude that Karen Pallansch is passionate about water. What she’s even more passionate about is working alongside operators, engineers, plant managers and countless others who sheRead More

Sensus Reach Conference puts across-the-board utility advancements on display

Sensus Reach Conference puts across-the-board utility advancements on display

December 11, 2018 at 12:14 pm 0 comments

More than 1,200 attendees made their way to sunny Hollywood, Fla. in October as Sensus’ annual Reach Conference featured a comprehensive look at smart metering, analytics, customer service and many other water utility advancements. The Reach Conference is the annual user conference for customers, distributors and partners of Raleigh, N.C.-basedRead More