Water Management

Mueller releases statement on incident at Albertville facility

Mueller releases statement on incident at Albertville facility

June 18, 2021 at 2:54 pm 0 comments

Two people were killed and an additional two injured last Tuesday after a shooting at a Mueller Water Products manufacturing facility in Albertville, Alabama. A fifth person, who was later identified as the shooter, was found dead of apparent suicide. All five people involved in the June 15 incident, includingRead More

Cybersecurity & How One Utility Is Protecting Its County’s Most Precious Resource

Cybersecurity & How One Utility Is Protecting Its County’s Most Precious Resource

June 18, 2021 at 9:57 am 0 comments

By Sielen Namdar Traveling through the dry desert of the American west, no ponds, lakes, creeks or even puddles to be seen, you might never expect a sprawling system of thousands of miles of water supply pipelines sitting just under your feet. These pipelines are bringing water to large metropolitanRead More

Master Meter, GoAigua partner on water data analytics solution

Master Meter, GoAigua partner on water data analytics solution

June 17, 2021 at 1:14 pm 0 comments

Master Meter and GoAigua, a predictive analytics and digital water solutions provider, recently announced a strategic partnership to help utilities unify their digital infrastructure. This partnership aims to deliver best-in-class operational analytics that will drive continuous operational improvement and accelerated digital transformation. Master Meter’s Harmony Encore Meter Data Management (MDM)Read More

Mueller acquires i2O Water

Mueller acquires i2O Water

June 17, 2021 at 12:27 pm 0 comments

Mueller Water Products, Inc. recently announced it has acquired i2O Water, Ltd., a provider of pressure management solutions for approximately $20 million in cash. i2O Water delivers intelligent water networks to more than 100 water companies in over 45 countries around the world to reduce water loss by providing solutionsRead More

PFAS, Emerging Contaminants & How Polluters Are Paying Municipalities for Water Remediation Costs

PFAS, Emerging Contaminants & How Polluters Are Paying Municipalities for Water Remediation Costs

June 14, 2021 at 9:26 am 0 comments

By Ashley Campbell Toxic manmade chemicals, like per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and 1,2,3-Tricholoropropane (TCP), are showing up in water systems across the US. It’s not new, but it has become more common, as municipalities are now increasing mandatory testing due to new state and federal regulations. These new regulationsRead More

Fitch Ratings: Cyberattacks may pose ‘broad financial risk’

Fitch Ratings: Cyberattacks may pose ‘broad financial risk’

June 14, 2021 at 8:40 am 0 comments

The recent Colonial Pipeline cyberattack illustrates the broader financial effects that can result from attacks on critical public infrastructure, Fitch Ratings says. A breach of critical assets, such as power or water supply or public transportation, that halts service could result in widespread public and private sector shutdowns if utilitiesRead More

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Office of Water nominee Fox approved by Senate panel

June 7, 2021 at 7:36 am 0 comments

Radhika Fox is one step closer to officially taking the reins of EPA’s Office of Water as the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee voted last week to advance her nomination to the Senate floor. Speaking during a committee business meeting, EPW Chairman Tom Carper (D-Del.) described Fox and severalRead More

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Company launches new lead pipe inventory solution

June 7, 2021 at 6:38 am 0 comments

120Water recently announced the launch of an inventory management solution, an expanded offering that the company says will help water systems build and validate their lead service line inventories – a foundational requirement for accessing pending federal infrastructure dollars and complying with new Lead and Copper Rule Revisions (LCRR). LCRRRead More

Super Hydrants! Merging State-of-the-Art Hydrant Performance and Data Integration

Super Hydrants! Merging State-of-the-Art Hydrant Performance and Data Integration

June 4, 2021 at 12:55 pm 0 comments

Fire hydrants have gone digital. It’s an interesting sub­ject considering the average person probably doesn’t think much about hydrants other than to avoid parking their car in front of them. But in the water utility sector, Mueller is taking hydrants to the next level. In looking at water network dataRead More

Kraft joins Stantec as firm grows water team in Las Vegas

Kraft joins Stantec as firm grows water team in Las Vegas

June 4, 2021 at 3:44 am 0 comments

Aaron Kraft has joined engineering, architecture, and consulting firm Stantec as senior principal in the firm’s water practice based in Las Vegas, Nevada. He has extensive experience in water/wastewater operations and maintenance (O&M), strategic capital and master planning, and asset management. Kraft has 25 years of experience leading public andRead More