Water Management

NACWA applauds passage of America’s Water Infrastructure Act

NACWA applauds passage of America’s Water Infrastructure Act

October 19, 2018 at 10:24 am 0 comments

With the Senate passage of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act, the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) has commended both the House and Senate for their strong collaboration with the association throughout the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) process to ensure the inclusion of several bipartisan provisions that areRead More

Congress advances water infrastructure legislation

Congress advances water infrastructure legislation

October 18, 2018 at 10:43 am 0 comments

The Senate has passed America’s Water Infrastructure Act, a bill generally passed every two years and often referred to as the Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA). The legislation deals with funding a range of water infrastructure improvements. U.S. Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), chairman of the Senate Committee on EnvironmentRead More

By changing the competitive bidding process, the country could save billions in pipe material costs alone.

USCM: Changes to competitive bidding could save billions in water, sewer repairs

October 12, 2018 at 1:30 pm 0 comments

As the nation’s aging infrastructure continues to threaten water systems as well as the country’s health and economic vitality, a report released Oct. 12 by the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) shows how cities could potentially save billions of dollars over the next 10 years. The report examines the dauntingRead More

IBI Group launches real-time energy management solution for water

IBI Group launches real-time energy management solution for water

October 11, 2018 at 8:49 am 0 comments

IBI Group, a global design and technology firm, recently announced the launch of BlueIQ, an intelligent, real-time software solution that uses predictive analytics to determine the most cost effective and energy efficient way for urban water utilities to operate their water distribution systems. Unique to the water distribution market, BlueIQ benefits water utilitiesRead More

AMWA supports new water affordability legislation

AMWA supports new water affordability legislation

October 8, 2018 at 6:30 am 0 comments

The Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) has extended its support for new legislation aimed at improving the affordability of water and wastewater service for low-income customers. Last week, AMWA sent a letter of support to a pair of senators who are preparing to introduce legislation that would create two new U.S.Read More

EPA recognizes 2018 WaterSense partners

EPA recognizes 2018 WaterSense partners

October 8, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is honoring 20 water utilities, manufacturers, builders and organizations for protecting the environment by creating and promoting WaterSense-labeled fixtures, homes and programs. EPA’s WaterSense partners have helped Americans save more than 2.7 trillion gallons of water and $63.8 billion on utility bills since 2006.Read More

Mueller unveils new branding

Mueller unveils new branding

October 4, 2018 at 3:11 pm 0 comments

Mueller Water Products, Inc. introduced a new brand identity and refreshed logo at the Water Environment Federation’s Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) earlier this month in New Orleans. “Over the past 160 years, we’ve built a strong family of brands,” said Greg Rogowski, executive vice president of sales and marketingRead More

Portland set to implement complete filtered water system

Portland set to implement complete filtered water system

October 1, 2018 at 9:02 am 0 comments

Portland is looking to raise the bar on public health protection via a complete filtered water system. Triggered by traces of Cryptosporidium found in the water supply and revocation of Portland Water Bureau’s (PWB) treatment variance by the Oregon Health Authority (OHA), the bureau’s $500 million Bull Run Filtration ProjectRead More

Utah water conservancy district reduces water usage with AMI

Utah water conservancy district reduces water usage with AMI

October 1, 2018 at 8:45 am 0 comments

The Weber Basin Water Conservancy District, located just north of Salt Lake City, is charged with serving more than 625,000 residents living in the second driest state in the nation. With 65 percent of the district’s water being soaked up by manicured lawns and lush gardens, “secondary” or non-potable waterRead More

i2O launches event management software for water utilities

i2O launches event management software for water utilities

October 1, 2018 at 6:30 am 0 comments

U.K.-based smart water solutions company  i2O has announced the addition of eNet to its suite of smart network solutions. eNet extends i2O’s ability to help utilities deal with the challenges of increasing and urbanizing population, more extreme weather events, aging network infrastructure, aging workforce, customers becoming more demanding, and difficulty in increasingRead More