Articles by: WFM Staff

Kentucky collection system project wins national design-build award

Kentucky collection system project wins national design-build award

November 12, 2019 at 10:22 am 0 comments

A Kentucky-based sewer collection system improvement project has been heralded by the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) during its 2019 National Design-Build Project/Team Awards competition. The annual program promotes exceptional diversity in project size, sector and geography while celebrating the innovative and collaborative teams who produce projects that inspire. CoveringRead More

American Water, CEO Story honored by Women’s Forum of New York

American Water, CEO Story honored by Women’s Forum of New York

November 11, 2019 at 10:51 am 0 comments

American Water and its CEO Susan Story were recognized as the Muriel F. Siebert Award winner by the Women’s Forum of New York at the 2019 Breakfast of Corporate Champions held on Nov. 7 in New York City. “We are honored to be recognized by the Women’s Forum of New YorkRead More

EPA, Bureau of Reclamation advance cooperation on water supply, reuse funding

EPA, Bureau of Reclamation advance cooperation on water supply, reuse funding

November 11, 2019 at 10:32 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) last week announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that advances federal collaboration on funding for water supply and water reuse projects nationwide. Consistent with the Administration’s commitment to infrastructure resiliency, the agencies are collaborating on approaches to effectivelyRead More

State of the RFP 2019: Benchmarks and Beyond

State of the RFP 2019: Benchmarks and Beyond

November 11, 2019 at 7:00 am 0 comments

The average public sector RFP takes 57 days – how does yours compare? Find never-before-seen public sector procurement benchmarks in Bonfire’s State of the RFP 2019 Report. Learn More  

American Water launches new customer service portal

American Water launches new customer service portal

November 4, 2019 at 10:52 am 0 comments

American Water recently announced it has completed the launch of a new customer service portal called My Account for all of its regulated water and wastewater customers across its service territories. According to American Water, customers are now able to more easily access their accounts through the newly developed, mobile-friendly accountRead More

Middlesex Water Company begins $70 million plant upgrade

Middlesex Water Company begins $70 million plant upgrade

November 4, 2019 at 10:26 am 0 comments

Middlesex Water Company, a provider of water and wastewater and related services primarily in New Jersey and Delaware, announced it has begun construction of a new ozone treatment facility and various other upgrades at its Carl J. Olsen Treatment Plant in Edison, New Jersey. Project partners include Northeast Remsco ConstructionRead More

Selecting a CMMS: Stepping Up Your Public Asset Management Game

Selecting a CMMS: Stepping Up Your Public Asset Management Game

October 30, 2019 at 8:25 am 0 comments

By Greg Baird In Japan, there is a saying that there are many paths to the top of Mount Fugi. In the United States, we have the saying that all paths to water utility cost savings lead to infrastructure asset management. A water utility strives to progress along a costRead More

Be Prepared: Risk Assessment and Emergency Response Planning Under AWIA

Be Prepared: Risk Assessment and Emergency Response Planning Under AWIA

October 28, 2019 at 9:08 am 0 comments

America’s Water Infrastructure Act Brings New Emergency Response and Resilience Requirements By Will Williams & Ahmet Ozman Even those of us who were not Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts can recite the Scouting motto. “Be Prepared” originally meant to be watchful and ready for anything, which made Scouts invaluable for patrolRead More

EPA invites 38 projects to apply for WIFIA loans

EPA invites 38 projects to apply for WIFIA loans

October 28, 2019 at 8:23 am 0 comments

Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it is inviting a total of 38 projects in 18 states to apply for Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans. Together, the selected borrowers will apply for WIFIA loans totaling approximately $6 billion to help finance over $12 billionRead More

EPA offers compliance assistance to community treatment facilities

EPA offers compliance assistance to community treatment facilities

October 28, 2019 at 8:16 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Mid-Atlantic Region is offering free compliance assistance to smaller water and wastewater treatment facilities in five states and the District of Columbia to help improve water quality protection throughout the mid-Atlantic. “EPA is providing valuable technical assistance and training to operators of smaller publicRead More