Water Management

NAWC joins fight against utility scams targeting customers

NAWC joins fight against utility scams targeting customers

November 20, 2017 at 11:21 am 0 comments

The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) has joined Utilities United Against Scams (UUAS) — a consortium of more than 100 electric, water and natural gas utilities and their respective trade associations — in supporting the second annual Utility Scam Awareness Day to draw attention to the growing issue of utilityRead More

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WEF, BlueTech Research announce partnership

November 20, 2017 at 11:10 am 0 comments

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is formalizing its relationship with technology market intelligence firm BlueTech Research, a step toward advancing research in the water sector. One of the objectives of the partnership is to increase the opportunities to innovate and host events. WEF and BlueTech will launch a visiting scientistRead More

Magill steps down as Avanti president; Aguilar named successor

Magill steps down as Avanti president; Aguilar named successor

November 20, 2017 at 10:45 am 0 comments

Avanti International, a provider of injection grouts, announced Nov. 8 that Frank Aguilar has been appointed president, and Angela Magill, widow of Avanti founder David Magill, has been elected director and is the sole owner of the company. Aguilar succeeds Daniel Magill, who had been president and owner of AvantiRead More

AWWA testifies on disaster response in the water sector

AWWA testifies on disaster response in the water sector

November 15, 2017 at 10:40 am 0 comments

Testifying before the U.S. House Subcommittee on the Environment this month, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) highlighted successes in the water sector’s response to recent hurricanes but urged structural changes to make restoration of water systems a higher priority during emergencies. Mike Howe, executive director of AWWA’s Texas SectionRead More

AWWA, former USDA official push Farm Bill measures protecting source water

AWWA, former USDA official push Farm Bill measures protecting source water

November 13, 2017 at 11:57 am 0 comments

Speaking before the Governor’s Conference on the Future of Water in Kansas, the former chief of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), explained how the upcoming Farm Bill can advance collaborations that protect source water. David White, speaking on behalf of the American Water Works AssociationRead More

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WE&RF, WaterTAP partnership aims to expand U.S-Canadian innovation  

November 13, 2017 at 11:23 am 0 comments

Two neighboring and leading water innovation organizations have begun a new partnership to support the uptake of promising new water technologies. Recently at the World Water-Tech North America Summit in Toronto, the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) announced a new partnership with the Water Technology Acceleration Project (WaterTAP) through theRead More

Pure Technologies completes longest, single pipeline inspection to date

Pure Technologies completes longest, single pipeline inspection to date

November 13, 2017 at 11:00 am 0 comments

Pure Technologies Ltd. recently completed the longest, single deployment of its PipeDiver inspection platform to date on a critical water pipeline that runs more than 44 miles through the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Watch a video about the Homestake Water Project at the end of this post. Colorado Springs andRead More

Atlanta adopts green infrastructure action plan

Atlanta adopts green infrastructure action plan

November 13, 2017 at 10:36 am 0 comments

The Atlanta Department of Watershed Management (DWM) announced recently that the Atlanta City Council signed a resolution approving the citywide Green Infrastructure Strategic Action Plan. Like many cities around the nation, the City of Atlanta has struggled to manage stormwater runoff that leads to flooding, degraded water quality and propertyRead More

Navigating an Uncertain Future: 2017 Trenchless Technology Roundtable

Navigating an Uncertain Future: 2017 Trenchless Technology Roundtable

November 6, 2017 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Editor’s Note: Earlier this year, Water Finance & Management visited Washington, D.C., with its sister publication, Trenchless Technology. There, we held our annual editorial roundtable discussion concurrent with NASTT’s No-Dig Show. The idea behind this year’s discussion – titled “Navigating an Uncertain Future” – was to explore how the water/wastewaterRead More

Badger Meter to acquire Carolina Meter & Supply

Badger Meter to acquire Carolina Meter & Supply

November 6, 2017 at 9:15 am 0 comments

Badger Meter, Inc. announced it has signed an agreement to acquire assets of Carolina Meter & Supply, based in Wilmington, North Carolina, as well as to hire their five employees. Carolina Meter distributes Badger Meter products to municipal water utility customers in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Following theRead More

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