Water Management

EPA designates PFOA, PFOS as hazardous substances under CERCLA

EPA designates PFOA, PFOS as hazardous substances under CERCLA

April 19, 2024 at 3:41 pm 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday finalized more regulatory action on PFAS as it moved to designate perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS), as hazardous substances under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), also known as Superfund. EPA also releasedRead More

Copper Development Association names new president, CEO

Copper Development Association names new president, CEO

April 17, 2024 at 12:05 pm 0 comments

The Copper Development Association, Inc. (CDA), has named Adam Estelle as its new president and CEO, effective May 1, 2024. Estelle most recently served as the association’s vice president and will succeed Andrew Kireta, Jr. as the sixth leader of the CDA. Estelle moves toRead More

EPA, City of Lexington extend consent decree deadline

EPA, City of Lexington extend consent decree deadline

April 15, 2024 at 8:11 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Commonwealth of Kentucky are working with the City of Lexington, Kentucky to extend the compliance deadline of an existing consent decree to resolve issues related to the city’s sanitary sewer systems. The amended consent decree, which will beRead More

EPA finalizes highly-anticipated rule to regulate PFAS in drinking water

EPA finalizes highly-anticipated rule to regulate PFAS in drinking water

April 11, 2024 at 11:15 am 0 comments

On April 10, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a final National Primary Drinking Water Regulation (NPDWR), establishing Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCLs) for six per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). The long-awaited regulation has drawn pushback from the water sector over the cost increases it mayRead More

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Corix, SouthWest Water merger creates newly formed Nexus Water Group

April 10, 2024 at 8:15 am 0 comments

Corix Infrastructure (U.S.), Inc. and SouthWest Water Company completed the merger of their water and wastewater businesses to create Nexus Water Group, Inc. (“Nexus Water Group”), a leading regulated water and wastewater utility. The closing of the merger was completed April 1, 2024. According toRead More

Washington water system honored with Smart City award

Washington water system honored with Smart City award

April 4, 2024 at 8:15 am 0 comments

The Cla-Val Company has presented the City of Walla Walla, Washington, with a Smart City Award in recognition of the city’s rapid adoption of new technology, bringing all valves online with a novel approach to streaming valve data into SCADA via its AMI system. WallaRead More

Register for the UESI Pipelines 2024 Conference in Calgary

Register for the UESI Pipelines 2024 Conference in Calgary

April 3, 2024 at 8:35 am 0 comments

Premier Event for Pipeline Engineers, Practitioners Continues to Grow The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Utility Engineering & Surveying Institute (UESI) is bringing its 2024 Pipelines Conference to Calgary, Alberta, Canada July 27-31. The Pipelines Conference serves as a key component of UESI’s visionRead More

Biden administration officials meet with states on cyber threats to water sector

Biden administration officials meet with states on cyber threats to water sector

April 1, 2024 at 9:09 am 0 comments

Anne Neuberger, Deputy National Security Advisor for Cyber and Emerging Technologies and Janet McCabe, EPA Deputy Administrator, recently met with state and local officials from across the United States to discuss cybersecurity in the water sector. The meeting was a follow up to a MarchRead More

Tactical Modeling with the Cloud

Tactical Modeling with the Cloud

March 27, 2024 at 8:32 am 0 comments

Download this exclusive eBook from Water Finance & Management and Autodesk for some expert insight on cloud computing and storage for distribution, collection and stormwater modeling. Models can illustrate the effects of chang­ing conditions in a water system, and, among other things, display information aboutRead More

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Kamstrup opens North American headquarters in Georgia

March 25, 2024 at 12:15 pm 0 comments

Smart metering technology manufacturer Kamstrup Water Metering, LLC, opened the doors at its new North American headquarters and manufacturing facility in Forsyth County, Georgia, on Thursday. Based in Denmark with employees in more than 20 countries, Kamstrup is a supplier of intelligent metering solutions andRead More