Water Management

AWWA, water organizations react to proposed LCR updates

AWWA, water organizations react to proposed LCR updates

October 11, 2019 at 11:19 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced its proposed revisions to the Lead and Copper Rule, which addresses lead in drinking water. David LaFrance, CEO of the American Water Works Association (AWWA), issued the following statement: The American Water Works Association (AWWA) is committed to advancing strong consumer protections todayRead More

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EPA announces proposed revisions to Lead and Copper Rule

October 11, 2019 at 10:30 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Thursday announced a proposed rule that significantly improves the actions that water systems must take to reduce lead in the nation’s drinking water. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced the proposal at an event in Green Bay, Wisconsin. This action represents the first majorRead More

Former Suez CEO Markhoff joins Mobiltex board of directors

Former Suez CEO Markhoff joins Mobiltex board of directors

October 1, 2019 at 8:23 am 0 comments

Business strategist Heiner Markhoff is now adding his diverse industry knowledge and global business experience to IoT-based pipeline monitoring and data analytics pioneer Mobiltex as a new member of the company’s Board of Directors. Markhoff most recently served as CEO of SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions, a $3 billion (U.S.)Read More

House panel approves assortment of PFAS proposals

House panel approves assortment of PFAS proposals

September 30, 2019 at 9:46 am 0 comments

According to the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA), a House of Representatives subcommittee last week approved a slate of 13 bills related to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). Among the legislation, bills include measures that would require EPA to issue a drinking water regulation for total PFAS within twoRead More

AWWA updates cybersecurity guidance and tools

AWWA updates cybersecurity guidance and tools

September 30, 2019 at 8:00 am 0 comments

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) today announced the release of the updated Water Sector Cybersecurity Risk Management Guidance and the accompanying assessment tool. These new resources are aligned revisions to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework version 1.1 and requirements in Section 2013 of America’sRead More

Utilis joins Esri partner network

Utilis joins Esri partner network

September 27, 2019 at 11:57 am 0 comments

Utilis Inc, North America (NA), the only provider of space-based condition assessment for leaking pipes, announced at the annual WEFTEC exhibition that they will be joining location intelligence world-leader Esri’s partner network. The new relationship, Utilis said, will give the utility assessment company a geospatial advantage and allow both companiesRead 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.

EPA, Army Corps repealing 2015 WOTUS rule, recodifying definition

September 19, 2019 at 2:57 pm 0 comments

At an event last month in Albany, N.Y., U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Pete Lopez, joined by representatives from the New York Farm Bureau and the Business Council of New York State, announced that EPA and the Department of the Army are repealing a 2015 rule that impermissiblyRead More

Water Alliance announces 2019 US Water Prize winners

Water Alliance announces 2019 US Water Prize winners

September 18, 2019 at 12:30 pm 0 comments

The US Water Alliance has announced the recipients of its 2019 US Water Prize. The honorees this year are: Camden SMART, EJ Water Cooperative, City of Cedar Rapids, Greenprint Partners, American Public Media & Great Lakes Today and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. The US Water Prize is recognized as aRead More

Brown and Caldwell welcomes new project delivery lead

Brown and Caldwell welcomes new project delivery lead

September 18, 2019 at 11:24 am 0 comments

Environmental engineering and construction firm Brown and Caldwell recently announced Carey Allen has joined the firm as senior vice president and leader of its integrated project delivery (IPD) practice. Allen brings a 26-year track record of executive guidance and strategic focus in the environmental engineering and construction field. She has directedRead More

120WaterAudit secures new investors for lead management platform

120WaterAudit secures new investors for lead management platform

September 17, 2019 at 2:30 pm 0 comments

120WaterAudit, the industry-leading cloud-based water software platform, today announced $7 million in Series A funding, led by HG Ventures  — the corporate venture arm of The Heritage Group, partnering with innovative, high-growth companies to support a sustainable future — with participation from Allos Ventures and Greenhouse Capital. Funds will beRead More