Water Management

Reservoir inspection using remote underwater drone

Reservoir inspection using remote underwater drone

April 24, 2017 at 10:05 am 0 comments

USA Reservoir Inspection | Clark Public Utilities (CPU) is committed to providing customers with the most reliable, affordable service possible. But a lot has to go on behind the scenes to make that happen. As a publicly-owned utility in Vancouver, Wash., it is committed to bringing the community of more thanRead More

Cleveland Water Alliance to host ‘Erie Hack’ and Innovation Summit May 2-3

Cleveland Water Alliance to host ‘Erie Hack’ and Innovation Summit May 2-3

April 24, 2017 at 9:22 am 0 comments

The Cleveland Water Alliance (CWA), in conjunction with numerous partners from throughout the Lake Erie basin, including NASA Glenn Research Center and the Great Lakes Observing System, will present a first-ever Erie Hack Competition and Water Innovation Summit, May 2-3, at the Global Center for Health Innovation in Cleveland, Ohio. Erie Hack isRead More

As the pressure wave travels through the pipe, it creates reflections which are then analyzed to 30-ft visibility to measure the sizes and locations of pipeline defects.

Condition Assessment Using Transient Waves

April 24, 2017 at 8:56 am 0 comments

Heightened Visibility: Condition Assessment Using Transient Waves Gives Added Value to Pipeline Asset Management By Andrew Farr The report card on America’s infrastructure is out and the grades are not good. In March, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released its 2017 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure, giving aRead More

Xylem delivers emergency bypass in record time

Xylem delivers emergency bypass in record time

April 24, 2017 at 7:10 am 0 comments

Xylem has designed and built a major emergency sewer bypass in Memphis, Tennessee in just six days. The project was a result of 16 in. of rainfall in the city, half of which fell during a two-day deluge, during spring 2016. This unprecedented rainfall eroded the soil supporting a 96-inchRead More

Aurora selects Innovyze asset management software

Aurora selects Innovyze asset management software

April 24, 2017 at 7:05 am 0 comments

Innovyze has announced that the City of Aurora, Colorado’s third-largest city, has selected its InfoMaster software for use in prioritizing the operations and maintenance activities of its drinking water, sanitary sewer and storm drainage systems. The City of Aurora serves more than 360,000 customers within a 145-sq-mile area. Its distributionRead More

AECOM appoints Kuehn to lead new federal construction division

AECOM appoints Kuehn to lead new federal construction division

April 24, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

AECOM has named Vern Kuehn as executive vice president and general manager of a newly created federal business unit within its construction services (CS) business group. In this role, Kuehn will be responsible for working with leadership across AECOM to implement a strategy that enhances its integrated delivery offering, focusingRead More

Report: States look to reuse, desal as long-term water supply options

Report: States look to reuse, desal as long-term water supply options

April 20, 2017 at 11:06 am 0 comments

According to a new analysis from Bluefield Research, municipal water utilities across the United States have sparked a wave of investment in water reuse and desalination projects exceeding $18 billion. With traditional water supplies no longer a certainty for many utilities, demonstrated cost declines and competitiveness have been a critical driver to reuse andRead More

Triple Vision: Collaboration, Innovation, Communication

Triple Vision: Collaboration, Innovation, Communication

April 18, 2017 at 3:40 pm 0 comments

 By Cindy Wallis-Lage   Water is both a resource and a challenge. As an optimist — a trait I think I share with many water leaders — I see opportunities and potential solutions when I look at challenges facing the water industry. Leaders in any field tend to have specialRead More

The Economics of Leak Detection

The Economics of Leak Detection

April 18, 2017 at 12:30 pm 0 comments

Taking the Guesswork Out of Water Loss Management with Auditing & Analysis By Lucy Andrews, Reinhard Sturm & Kris Williams The decision to deploy leak detection crews can be difficult. Utility managers often ask, “Will we find enough leakage to justify the expense of hiring leak detection technicians?” Answering this questionRead More

A Call to Action for Non-Revenue Water

A Call to Action for Non-Revenue Water

April 17, 2017 at 9:37 am 0 comments

A Look at Statewide Efforts to Eliminate the Blind Spot of Water & Revenue Losses By George Kunkel It is a highly unfortunate occurrence for many drinking water utilities that a considerable portion of the water that they withdraw from available resources never reaches a customer or is not (fully)Read More

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