Water Management

Call for Speakers! 2021 Water Asset Management Conference Online

Call for Speakers! 2021 Water Asset Management Conference Online

January 11, 2021 at 10:22 am 0 comments

April 28 | May 5 | May 19 | May 26 The Water Asset Management Conference Online is accepting abstracts for its Spring 2021 series. The Spring series will offer four 2-hr sessions from April to May, and will feature presentations from leading experts in water infrastructure management, presenting both theoretical andRead More

Water sector weighs in on COVID vaccine prioritization

Water sector weighs in on COVID vaccine prioritization

January 11, 2021 at 10:20 am 0 comments

The Water Sector Coordinating Council (WSCC) released a December 14 memo encouraging water and wastewater utilities to contact their state and local public health agencies about prioritization of their staff for COVID-19 vaccinations. The WSCC is is a policy, strategy and coordination mechanism for the U.S. Water and Wastewater Systems Sector in interactionsRead More

Badger Meter acquires Analytical Technology, Inc.

Badger Meter acquires Analytical Technology, Inc.

January 8, 2021 at 10:33 am 0 comments

Badger Meter, Inc. has announced the acquisition of Analytical Technology, Inc. (ATi), a privately held provider of water quality monitoring systems, for $44 million, funded with available cash. Founded in 1992, with headquarters in Collegeville, Pennsylvania, ATi specializes in the design, manufacture and distribution of water quality instruments based onRead More

Xylem donates PPE to essential workers

Xylem donates PPE to essential workers

January 7, 2021 at 10:36 am 0 comments

Xylem has donated and delivered more than 300,000 pieces of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to frontline workers in 2020, working alongside its partners. The personal protective equipment went to healthcare facilities and to water utility operators working to keep essential services flowing in local communities. In March 2020, Xylem beganRead More

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Read AWWA’s statement on final Lead and Copper Rule revisions

January 4, 2021 at 7:22 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in December announced the final Lead and Copper Rule. American Water Works Association President Melissa Elliott issued the following statement. “The American Water Works Association (AWWA) is committed to working toward a day when the potential for lead in drinking water is removed fromRead More

The Greatest Water Transfer in History

The Greatest Water Transfer in History

December 21, 2020 at 8:00 am 0 comments

By Michael Warady Our country is currently in the midst of the greatest transfer of wealth in the history of mankind – not in 10 or 20 years – but today. Much has been written about the Silver Tsunami, roughly defined as the wave of water and wastewater operator retirementsRead More

The Data Core: How Utilities Can Optimize Operations by Concentrating Data

The Data Core: How Utilities Can Optimize Operations by Concentrating Data

December 18, 2020 at 3:43 pm 0 comments

By Gary Wong Water and wastewater utilities have often been viewed as lagging other sectors when it comes to maximizing the use of data within their organizations. That is not to say that the sector lacks data: SCADA systems collect and store data at intervals of fractions of a second;Read More

Mueller introduces Sentryx-enabled Super Centurion hydrant

Mueller introduces Sentryx-enabled Super Centurion hydrant

December 18, 2020 at 2:38 pm 0 comments

Mueller has announced the expanded capabilities of it’s Super Centurion hydrant, which Mueller says can now serve as a communications hub and physical platform for both pressure monitoring and leak monitoring systems. Mueller’s pressure and leak monitoring solutions can be integrated into existing water infrastructure and communicate via the cellularRead More

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Integrating Asset Management and the Community Rating System

December 18, 2020 at 2:07 pm 0 comments

By Tak Makino Asset Management Infrastructure asset management is gaining widespread acceptance as a best management practice. Simply put, infrastructure asset management is the set of practices that balance the costs of operations and maintenance of public infrastructure with desired levels of service and a tolerable degree of risk. Asset managementRead More

eBook: Special Report – Water Distribution Reimagined

eBook: Special Report – Water Distribution Reimagined

December 18, 2020 at 10:23 am 0 comments

If you work in the water industry, you will likely know that technology has been a major theme in recent years, particularly on the water distribution side. Network communication and real time data about a water utility’s distribution system are no doubt transforming the field. Technologies are also becoming moreRead More