Water Management

Smart sewer technology satisfies EPA consent decree, saves city $400 million

Smart sewer technology satisfies EPA consent decree, saves city $400 million

September 27, 2021 at 9:08 am 0 comments

Water technology company Xylem is working with the City of South Bend, Indiana, to deliver an advanced smart sewer system that will enable the city to exceed the requirements of a wastewater consent decree for 60 percent less capital investment (CapEx) than originally planned. The U.S. Environmental Protection Authority (EPA)Read More

San Jose selects multidisciplinary team for green stormwater projects

San Jose selects multidisciplinary team for green stormwater projects

September 15, 2021 at 7:00 am 0 comments

The City of San Jose has engaged a team of engineers, modelers and scientists to provide professional consultancy services on projects to implement its 2019 Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) Plan. Envisioning a watershed with thriving creeks, rivers, and a healthy San Francisco Bay, the City developed the GSI Plan, aRead More

Carollo to be first tenant at new water innovation center

Carollo to be first tenant at new water innovation center

September 13, 2021 at 8:35 am 0 comments

The Water Tower has announced that Carollo Engineers will be the first tenant at The Water Tower Innovation Center, a 55,000 square foot research collective on The Water Tower Global Innovation Hub Campus located in Gwinnett County, Georgia. The Water Tower is a new breed of innovation center that will focusRead More

Bay Area district launches strategic sewer system improvement project

Bay Area district launches strategic sewer system improvement project

September 13, 2021 at 8:25 am 0 comments

The Oro Loma Sanitary District Board of Directors recently approved low-cost financing to replace old sewer collection system infrastructure serving its customers and communities while protecting the environment.   With this financing, the Board maintains its 10-Year Strategic Plan and implements priorities to maintain its infrastructure in a pro-active manner toRead More

New leadership for Wade Trim’s Florida water resources group

New leadership for Wade Trim’s Florida water resources group

September 13, 2021 at 8:04 am 0 comments

Dennis Prevo, P.E., has relocated to Wade Trim’s Tampa office to lead the firm’s Florida Water Resources Group and strengthen the local design-build and alternative delivery team. Prevo has more 30 years of diversified experience in project engineering, management, and construction for large civil infrastructure programs. These major projects includeRead More

Chemical Cost Cutting Yields Big Results for the City of Akron

Chemical Cost Cutting Yields Big Results for the City of Akron

September 7, 2021 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Known as the Rubber Capital of the World, Akron is Ohio’s fifth largest city and has a long tradition of innovation and civic engagement. The City of Akron Water Supply Bureau has a similar vaunted history, and it produces and delivers roughly 35 million gallons of water per day (MGD)Read More

The Value of Digital Transformation in Water at JEA

The Value of Digital Transformation in Water at JEA

September 1, 2021 at 8:53 am 0 comments

JEA’s water and wastewater operations have embraced and leveraged digital technologies by creating a data strategy, using the real-time data to drive smarter decisions to reduce opex and capex, increase asset life and meet environmental compliance, all while reducing risk. In addition, with the COVID-19 pandemic, resilient utilities are monitoringRead More

Sedaru launches new operations management platform

Sedaru launches new operations management platform

August 31, 2021 at 1:12 pm 0 comments

Sedaru, Inc. has announced the launch of its next generation Sedaru OMNI Platform, which it says can improve the flexibility, power and reach of core work order, asset management and operations management capabilities to empower utilities in their digital transformation. Sedaru OMNI enables water and wastewater utilities to take controlRead More

SUE: The Future of Locating Buried Utilities Is Now

SUE: The Future of Locating Buried Utilities Is Now

August 26, 2021 at 6:30 am 0 comments

By Joseph Porter Investigating the underground world and depicting the findings has become a significant challenge as an ever-increasing plethora of utility infrastructure continues to age. As more utilities are installed in the ground, it is integral to identify and record information as it relates to gas, fiber, water, telecommunications,Read More

PPI appoints new board of directors chair

PPI appoints new board of directors chair

August 25, 2021 at 1:29 pm 0 comments

The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI), has announced that Douglas Keller, Technical Lead – Americas for Equistar Chemical’s Pipe Resins, is now the chair of its board of directors, a two-year appointment. Keller, who has been a member of PPI for 12 years, moves to the chair position after serving asRead More