Water Management

The Digital Transformation of Small Utilities

The Digital Transformation of Small Utilities

September 18, 2023 at 9:59 am 0 comments

Improving Performance of the Long Tail of the Water Industry By Doug Hatler According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), there are more than 50,000 drinking water and wastewater utilities in operation in the United States serving a population of less than 10,000. TheseRead More

AMR Helps Drive a Small, Growing Illinois Water Network

AMR Helps Drive a Small, Growing Illinois Water Network

September 14, 2023 at 1:30 pm 0 comments

By Osvaldo Zambrano Located in the State of Illinois, Exeter-Merritt Water Cooperative delivers safe and high-quality drinking water to approximately 300 residents in the counties of Scott and Morgan. In 2011, the cooperative decided to do a phase 3 expansion and include additional homes inRead More

Garney announces new CEO, presidents

Garney announces new CEO, presidents

September 13, 2023 at 6:45 am 0 comments

Garney Construction will welcome incoming CEO David Burkhart and two new presidents in October as long-time employee-owners prepare to retire in April 2024. Burkhart will take over as CEO effective next month, as Mike Heitmann, current CEO, will retire in the spring. Heitmann has beenRead More

A shot of the Sacramento River near Redding, Calif., just north of Red Bluff where the river came within a foot of its highest recorded level this past winter.

Harnessing IoT Innovations in Intelligent Stormwater Management Systems

September 12, 2023 at 12:15 pm 0 comments

By Phil Beecher Unforeseen amounts of precipitation in the winter of 2022-2023 replenished parched lakes and reservoirs but unleashed a staggering 78 trillion gallons of water on California alone, leading to extensive flooding and stormwater runoff. California experienced two significant atmospheric river events that pushedRead More

The Penn Yan wastewater treatment plant was built in 1983 with a design flow capacity of 1.8 MGD.

Manual to Modern

September 11, 2023 at 6:45 am 0 comments

How the Move to a Centralized Data Platform Heightened Operations at a Small New York Wastewater Treatment Plant By Scott Dorner Located on the north end of Keuka Lake in the State of New York, is the Village of Penn Yan which is home toRead More

Welcome Aboard written on an yellow sticky note pinned on a cork bulletin board.

McKim & Creed hires new cybersecurity lead

September 8, 2023 at 7:30 am 0 comments

McKim & Creed announced Dave Gunter has joined the firm as Senior OT SCADA Cybersecurity Practice Lead. Gunter is based in McKim & Creed’s Pittsburgh office.   “Cybersecurity protection is necessary as we look to solve infrastructure challenges for our clients,” said Mike Stoup, vice presidentRead More

WATCH: Saving the Ratepayer Money…With Optimization

WATCH: Saving the Ratepayer Money…With Optimization

September 7, 2023 at 11:00 am 0 comments

Shaun Thompson, Strategic Account Manager-Water/Wastewater at Badger Meter, joins us for a new episode of Water Finance & Management Conversations. We talk to Thompson about his previous position working on the utility side in wastewater treatment. He also walks us through some ways operators areRead More

Xylem President and CEO Patrick Decker talked about how the water infrastructure sector is embarking on a “revolutionary stage” in technology application.

Xylem CEO Decker to depart company

September 6, 2023 at 9:03 am 0 comments

Xylem Inc. announced this week that after a distinguished decade leading the company, President and Chief Executive Officer Patrick Decker plans to retire as CEO at the end of 2023. Chief Financial Officer Sandra Rowland will also be departing the company to pursue new andRead More

A shot of the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority’s customer service and operations center.

Pressure Management Goes Digital

September 5, 2023 at 7:42 am 0 comments

How New Mexico’s Largest Water Utility Is Enhancing Its Distribution System with Pressure Monitoring Tech By Joseph Dryer The dry desert heat of Albuquerque is relentless. However, the largest water utility in New Mexico provides relief with continuous water service. considering options beyond fixed communicationRead More

California water purification facility marks major milestone

California water purification facility marks major milestone

September 5, 2023 at 7:20 am 0 comments

Facility to produce 15,000 acre-feet per year of purified water for injection into Southern California’s largest groundwater storage basin The Chino Basin Program (CBP), a program led by the Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) and partners, has reached a significant milestone as environmental engineering firmRead More