Water Finance

WATER POLICY: The Clean Water America Alliance Generates Industry Momentum

WATER POLICY: The Clean Water America Alliance Generates Industry Momentum

April 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The Clean Water America Alliance (CWAA), a newly formed organization focused on the promotion of water sustainability and the development of a viable national water policy to better address the provision of clean safe water for future generations, recently hosted its second national dialogue.

UIM Conference, BAMI-I Meeting Held in Indianapolis

March 5, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The annual Water Utility Infrastructure Management (UIM) Asset Management Conference was held Dec. 14-15 in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Buried Asset Management Institute-International (BAMI-I) on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis.

Washington Report

Washington Report

February 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, in a memo released Jan. 12, outlined the agency?s priorities for 2010 and beyond.

PEOPLE: Maxwell Joins UIM Editorial Board

PEOPLE: Maxwell Joins UIM Editorial Board

February 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Water Utility Infrastructure Management (UIM) is pleased to announce that Steve Maxwell has joined its editorial board. Maxwell is Managing Director of TechKNOWLEDGEy Strategic Group, based in Boulder, Colo.

METERING: Toho Water Authority Deploys AMI to Conserve Resources and Enhance Customer Service

February 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Aclara, a leader in Intelligent Infrastructure technologies part of the Utility Solutions Group of ESCO Technologies Inc., announced that the Toho Water Authority, Kissimmee, Fla., has chosen the STAR Network advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) system for a phased deployment, beginning with a 5,100-meter pilot.

CONFERENCES: Plastic Pipes XV Expands Sessions

February 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 1 comment

Attendees to the Plastic Pipes XV Conference, Sept. 20-22, 2010 in Vancouver, B.C., Canada will now have more sessions available than at previous conferences.

RESEARCH: EPA Funds $10 Million in Water/Wastewater Research

February 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) will receive $10 million in U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) funds to evaluate new technologies that will help utilities cope with aging and failing water and wastewater systems.

ASSOCIATIONS: AWWA Elects Next President

ASSOCIATIONS: AWWA Elects Next President

February 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Jerry Stevens, vowing to ?convert the brain drain into the brain power of young professionals,? was elected as AWWA?s next president-elect Jan. 18 during the winter meeting of the association?s Board of Directors.

ASSOCIATIONS: NAWC Announces Board of Directors

ASSOCIATIONS: NAWC Announces Board of Directors

February 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) announced that Charles Firlotte, president and chief executive officer of Aquarion Co., has been named president of the NAWC board of directors.

PLANNING: HDR Selected for Sustainability Study for Denver Metro Wastewater Reclamation District

PLANNING: HDR Selected for Sustainability Study for Denver Metro Wastewater Reclamation District

February 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The Metro Wastewater Reclamation District has selected HDR to perform a sustainability study for its proposed 20-24 million-gallon-per-day Northern Treatment Plant, which is to be located just north of Brighton along the South Platte River.