Articles by: WF&M Staff

Flint Water

Flint to replace 18,000 water lines

April 17, 2017 at 9:31 am 0 comments

A federal judge recently approved a deal to replace water lines for 18,000 homes in Flint, Mich. It’s the latest in some positive news for the city’s water crisis in recent months following the approval of $100 million in funding to help Flint improve its water system. The cost forRead More

Indiana utility enhances infrastructure with Sensus AMI

Indiana utility enhances infrastructure with Sensus AMI

April 17, 2017 at 9:20 am 0 comments

Located in Daviess County, Indiana, Washington is a small city that is poised for growth. An expansion of the heavily traveled I-69 highway has added new connections to the region between Evansville and Indianapolis, improving access to jobs, education and healthcare. With the promise of commercial and residential growth, theRead More

Badger Meter announces new data privacy standards

Badger Meter announces new data privacy standards

April 17, 2017 at 8:59 am 0 comments

Badger Meter recently announced it has self-certified its participation with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. The Privacy Shield program was designed by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the European Commission to provide data privacy standards for the transfer of data between European Union (EU) residents and U.S. companies inRead More

San Diego water project wins prestigious ASCE award

San Diego water project wins prestigious ASCE award

April 17, 2017 at 8:55 am 0 comments

A project to increase water system resilience for San Diego County residents has won the prestigious 2017 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Black & Veatch delivered construction project management and design service on two of the four key facilities of the EmergencyRead More

DIPRA selects Hogan as new president

DIPRA selects Hogan as new president

April 17, 2017 at 8:51 am 0 comments

The Ductile Iron Pipe Research Association (DIPRA) selected Patrick Hogan as its new president as part of a management succession plan, given the coming retirement of Jon R. Runge, who had been president of DIPRA since 2013. Hogan, who was announced as president March 6, brings national expertise in governmentalRead More

Trimble water software adds wireless monitoring

Trimble water software adds wireless monitoring

April 17, 2017 at 8:48 am 0 comments

Trimble recently announced the latest version of its smart water management software — Trimble Unity 3.8. Trimble Unity is a cloud-based, GIS-centric Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution that offers a suite of applications and tools for the water, wastewater, stormwater and environmental water industry. Trimble Unity enables customers to monitor real-time operations,Read More

IPWA to host financial tools meeting April 20

IPWA to host financial tools meeting April 20

April 6, 2017 at 4:29 pm 0 comments

The International Private Water Association (IPWA) is organizing a Financial Tools Taskforce meeting on innovation in the water industry to be held Thursday, April 20 from 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. EDT. The meeting, which will be hosted via teleconference, will be a Water Technology Innovation Clusters Update focusing on communitiesRead More

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 a two-day event focusing on executive-levelRead 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. The letter, which was signedRead 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 their representatives in Congress, spoke withRead More

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