Water Management

DC Water to offer new lead service line replacement program

DC Water to offer new lead service line replacement program

December 10, 2018 at 7:00 am 0 comments

DC Water has announced plans to work closely with the District government to implement a new lead service replacement program that offers free and discounted replacements of lead water service pipes on private property for thousands of homes across the city. The program will be implemented once it is fundedRead More

Top drinking water official at EPA retiring

Top drinking water official at EPA retiring

December 6, 2018 at 3:46 pm 0 comments

Last month, Dr. Peter Grevatt, director of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water (OGWDW), announced his retirement from the agency after more than 30 years of service. Grevatt first joined EPA’s Office of Water in 2002 as the Acting Director for the Standards and HealthRead More

City of Waco, Texas, signs contract with Itron for IoT solution

City of Waco, Texas, signs contract with Itron for IoT solution

December 5, 2018 at 3:30 pm 0 comments

Itron, Inc. has signed a contract with the City of Waco, Texas to install Itron’s OpenWay Riva IoT solution, including smart water communication modules and leak sensors, to reduce water loss and improve water delivery for the utility’s nearly 45,000 customers. The utility will also take advantage of Itron Analytics,Read More

Boil-water advisory lifted in Atlanta

Boil-water advisory lifted in Atlanta

December 4, 2018 at 12:49 pm 0 comments

The City of Atlanta’s Department of Watershed Management (DWM) has lifted the boil-water advisory issued on Monday, Dec. 3 for all areas. Samples taken in these areas confirmed there was no contamination of the public water system, the DWM says. Water may be used for all purposes without boiling andRead More

San Diego’s Pure Water project gets $614 million WIFIA loan

San Diego’s Pure Water project gets $614 million WIFIA loan

December 3, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a $614 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to the City of San Diego, Calif., to help finance its Pure Water project. “This WIFIA loan will help San Diego construct a state-of-the-art water purification facility that will produce 30Read More

aquaTECTURE to invest in Toronto-based Real Tech, Inc.

aquaTECTURE to invest in Toronto-based Real Tech, Inc.

November 30, 2018 at 1:34 pm 0 comments

aquaTECTURE, LLC, a privately-held company with multiple operating businesses focused exclusively on the water and wastewater sector, along with its affiliated investment vehicle aquaTECTURE Holdings, LLC, has announced its investment and ongoing partnership with Toronto, Ontario-based Real Tech. Inc. Founded in 2004, Real Tech is a global real-time monitoring solutions forRead More

Study: Asia-Pacific smart water metering market to exceed $300 million by 2024

Study: Asia-Pacific smart water metering market to exceed $300 million by 2024

November 26, 2018 at 12:39 pm 0 comments

The smart water metering market in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is set to grow from its current market value of more than $85 million to more than $300 million USD by 2024, according to a recent study by Global Market Insights, Inc. Invariable need to limit consumptions levels, dictated by aRead More

The  Great Kansas Aqueduct: Solution or Folly from a Bygone Era?

The Great Kansas Aqueduct: Solution or Folly from a Bygone Era?

November 26, 2018 at 10:50 am 0 comments

By Michael Warady The United States has long been known as a country willing to take gigantic risks in order to build innovative infrastructure for future generations. The Transcontinental Railroad vastly improved cross-country travel, paying for itself through an increase in trade and transport across generations. The Hoover Dam helpedRead More

Alabama city selects Aclara for combo water-electric AMI pilot

Alabama city selects Aclara for combo water-electric AMI pilot

November 19, 2018 at 10:42 am 0 comments

The City of Dothan, Alabama, has selected Alcara for a pilot deployment project for an electricity and water advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) program. Upon successful completion of the pilot, the City of Dothan plans to first roll out its advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) project to include 31,000 Aclara I-210+ andRead More

At a cost of nearly $200 million, the Riverside Regional Water Quality Control Plant Phase 1 Expansion is the largest public works project the city has ever completed.

Active Expansion: Riverside Water Quality Control Plant Tackles Upgrades While Remaining Online

November 12, 2018 at 1:58 pm 0 comments

In Southern California, projects to increase the efficiency of water and wastewater systems are imperative in order to deal with ongoing challenges like drought and population increase. These projects require precise teamwork, coordination and execution to meet budgets and deadlines. On the resource recovery side, increasingly stringent environmental regulations inRead More