Water Management

Extending Its AMI: Park City, Utah, Acquires New, Actionable Data & Reduces Risk

Extending Its AMI: Park City, Utah, Acquires New, Actionable Data & Reduces Risk

June 17, 2019 at 9:34 am 0 comments

By Dan Pinney Historically, utilities and municipalities have used advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) to collect water consumption data for billing purposes. However, as measurement and communications technologies have evolved, there’s an increasing opportunity to gain new data within the water cycle and transform that data into actionable insights. Utilities canRead More

Communicating the Value of Water: The ABCS of Water Communication

Communicating the Value of Water: The ABCS of Water Communication

June 17, 2019 at 8:59 am 0 comments

By Stephanie Zavala Water is life. It’s a catchy slogan, so simple in its truth that we often miss the forest for the trees. Water is, quite literally, life. Yet modern-day water treatment, distribution infrastructure, and operational systems have made the gift of water so readily available, the public hasRead More

New report highlights acquisition trends in the U.S. water market

New report highlights acquisition trends in the U.S. water market

June 10, 2019 at 5:13 am 0 comments

The U.S. municipal water landscape is undergoing a transformation as critical infrastructure services — water, gas, and electricity — converge under single investor-owned utility banners. This trend is highlighted by the growing roster of diversified infrastructure service providers owning water and wastewater utilities in the U.S., according to a new report fromRead More

Echologics lands condition assessment contract with SES Water

Echologics lands condition assessment contract with SES Water

June 7, 2019 at 9:45 am 0 comments

Echologics, a subsidiary of Mueller Water Products, Inc., will begin what the company calls one of the largest water pipe condition assessment projects in Europe with SES Water in the U.K. this month. Following completion of a successful initial trial with SES Water in 2018, the new project includes theRead More

XPV invests in smart meter company

XPV invests in smart meter company

June 7, 2019 at 8:32 am 0 comments

XPV Water Partners, a water sector growth equity investor, has announced it has invested in Metron-Farnier, a company that offers a line of high-performance residential and commercial water meters augmented with smart meter technologies. With installations throughout the United States, Metron-Farnier smart metering solutions are a preferred brand by utilitiesRead More

King County, Wash., selects Brown and Caldwell for Clean Water Plan

King County, Wash., selects Brown and Caldwell for Clean Water Plan

May 31, 2019 at 1:54 pm 0 comments

The King County Wastewater Treatment Division in King County, Wash., recently selected environmental engineering and construction firm Brown and Caldwell to be its prime consultant on developing the county’s Clean Water Plan to guide future water quality investments and initiatives. The Clean Water Plan is a four-year effort to chartRead More

ASCE names Bentley’s Walski as the 2019 Julian Hinds Award recipient

ASCE names Bentley’s Walski as the 2019 Julian Hinds Award recipient

May 30, 2019 at 1:42 pm 0 comments

Bentley Systems colleague Thomas Walski, Ph.D. P.E., F. ASCE, has been named the 2019 recipient of the Julian Hinds Award by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). The Julian Hinds Award recognizes the author or authors of a paper which makes the most important contribution to the field ofRead More

Echologics opens new facility in Toronto

Echologics opens new facility in Toronto

May 29, 2019 at 2:54 pm 0 comments

Mueller Water Products is pleased to announce the opening of a new Echologics office in Toronto, Ontario. The facility will serve as a Mueller Engineering Center of Excellence, focusing on the development of Echologics leak detection and condition assessment technologies for water mains. The 20,000 sq-ft facility has more thanRead More

Jacksonville utility recovers one billion gallons in non-revenue water

Jacksonville utility recovers one billion gallons in non-revenue water

May 28, 2019 at 10:22 am 0 comments

Jacksonville is the most populous city in the southeastern United States and consistently rates in the top 20 in Forbes’ annual ranking of the Best Places for Business and Careers. The task of providing water for businesses and its thousands of residences falls to JEA, the largest municipal electric utility in theRead More

AMERICAN plans to build valve and hydrant research center

AMERICAN plans to build valve and hydrant research center

May 28, 2019 at 8:41 am 0 comments

AMERICAN Flow Control, the valve and hydrant division of AMERICAN Cast Iron Pipe Company, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, has announced the formation of AMERICAN Innovation, LLC, a company dedicated to research and development. The company intends to construct a facility, the AMERICAN Flow Control Center for Innovative Excellence, in Crawfordsville,Read More