Water Management

Clean Water Services CEO Diane Taniguchi-Dennis: 2019 WF&M Award Winner

Clean Water Services CEO Diane Taniguchi-Dennis: 2019 WF&M Award Winner

December 9, 2019 at 1:15 pm 0 comments

If you’re looking for a public utility leader who’s respected by her peers for her leadership style, passion about water and engagement across the industry to effect change in water resources management, Diane Taniguchi-Dennis checks all the boxes. As chief executive officer of Clean Water Services serving Oregon’s second-largest county,Read More

Itron signs contract with Louisville Water Company

Itron signs contract with Louisville Water Company

December 9, 2019 at 11:22 am 0 comments

Itron has signed a contract with Louisville Water Company, which serves more than 1 million people in Louisville, Kentucky and the surrounding areas, to modernize the water usage data collection process. The utility will deploy Itron’s OpenWay Riva IoT solution, including replacing nearly 280,000 meters with the OpenWay Riva water communicationRead More

In 2016, DC Water issued a unique $25 million Environmental Impact Bond, the proceeds of which went to green infrastructure projects to reduce the flow of stormwater into the Potomac River.

KKR and XPV Water Partners launch new platform for nutrient management

December 6, 2019 at 4:55 pm 0 comments

Global investment firm KKR, in partnership with XPV Water Partners, has announced the formation of a wastewater treatment platform with the goal of creating the leading provider of end-to-end nutrient management solutions for municipal and industrial wastewater treatment facilities. Through the foundational acquisitions of Environmental Operating Solutions, Inc. (“EOSi”) andRead More

Water Systems Council releases financial planning resources for rural projects

Water Systems Council releases financial planning resources for rural projects

December 6, 2019 at 4:31 pm 0 comments

The Water Systems Council (WSC), a national nonprofit organization focused on household wells and water well systems, has launched a comprehensive online guide to financial and planning resources for rural community drinking water infrastructure projects: waterprojectfunds.com. The new website follows the recent WSC-championed Water Supply Cost Savings Act, which requires thatRead More

The city skyline of Reno, Nevada with the surrounding urban area and foothills in the distance.

Reno selects Sensus for smart water deployment

December 2, 2019 at 6:58 am 0 comments

Known as the “Biggest Little City in the World,” Reno, Nevada, is famous for its casinos. However, the city’s water utility isn’t gambling on outdated systems to deliver around-the-clock service to residents. As a community-owned water provider with more than 400,000 customers across Reno and the greater Washoe County region,Read More

LAN strengthens stormwater team with new hires

LAN strengthens stormwater team with new hires

December 2, 2019 at 6:41 am 0 comments

Planning, engineering and program management firm Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) strengthened its stormwater team with three new senior project managers. David Barton, P.E., CFM, and William Conlan, P.E, CFM, will serve the firm’s stormwater clients in Houston. Naveen Khammampati, P.E., CFM, will manage the firm’s stormwater projects inRead More

AMWA: House panel divided as PFAS reform advances

AMWA: House panel divided as PFAS reform advances

November 25, 2019 at 9:38 am 0 comments

According to the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA), the House Energy and Commerce Committee split largely along party lines last week when approving a package of legislation intended to address per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the environment. Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle seemed to be in agreement, however,Read More

US Water Alliance releases report on U.S. water access challenges

US Water Alliance releases report on U.S. water access challenges

November 25, 2019 at 9:24 am 0 comments

The US Water Alliance has released a new report in partnership with DigDeep and Michigan State University focusing on water access, titled Closing the Water Access Gap in the United States: A National Action Plan. Over the last three years, the US Water Alliance has been working to understand howRead More

Liberty Utilities Co. to acquire American Water’s New York operations

Liberty Utilities Co. to acquire American Water’s New York operations

November 22, 2019 at 10:41 am 0 comments

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. has announced that Liberty Utilities Co., Algonquin’s regulated utility operating subsidiary, has entered into a stock purchase agreement with American Water Works Company, Inc. to purchase American Water’s regulated operations in the State of New York for $608 million (U.S.), subject to customary adjustments. Headquartered inRead More

Hollywood film shines light on water quality, PFOA

Hollywood film shines light on water quality, PFOA

November 20, 2019 at 12:41 pm 0 comments

The National Association of Water Companies, which represents regulated water and wastewater companies in the United States, praised a Hollywood film for raising awareness about the importance of water quality and the dangers of PFAS/PFOA contamination in drinking water. The film, “Dark Waters,” now in theaters, tells the story ofRead More