Rates & Affordability

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.

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.

Bill Shook interview

January 13, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Bill Shook (right) of AP/M Permaform talks to UIM Publisher Bernie Krzys at the UIM Conference December 15, 2009, at IUPUI in Indianapolis.

Tom Iseley Interview talks CTAM

January 12, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

IUPUI Professor Tom Iseley (left) talks to UIM Publisher Bernie Krzys at the UIM Conference December 15, 2009, at IUPUI in Indianapolis.

Council of Project Finance Advisors Formed

Council of Project Finance Advisors Formed

January 8, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Perhaps a kind of infrastructure tipping point has finally been reached ? one sparked by a number of highly visible incidents including a bridge collapse, a steam pipeline explosion, a major water pipe break less than 15 miles from the White House, and another dismal report card from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

Geospatial Holdings, Inc. Announces Alliance with Infrastructure Technologies

January 8, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Geospatial Holdings, Inc. and Infrastructure Technologies have entered into a strategic alliance to jointly market Geospatial Corporation?s three-dimensional (3D) digital pipeline mapping technologies and I.T.?s infrastructure inspection software and services.