Water Management

i2O expands water utility solutions to U.S.

i2O expands water utility solutions to U.S.

May 26, 2017 at 2:30 pm 0 comments

i2O, a U.K.-based smart water network solutions company, recently announced it will expand its services to the water market in the United States and has appointed utility sector executive Silvia King to lead the effort. King, who started her career at multinational energy corporation ConocoPhillips and previously served as directorRead More

NAWC president testifies on drinking water in House

NAWC president testifies on drinking water in House

May 22, 2017 at 7:20 am 0 comments

Martin Kropelnicki testified last week on behalf of the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) and the California Water Service Group before the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Environment on efforts to improve the Safe Drinking Water Act. In his written testimony submitted for the hearing entitledRead More

WSSC approves nearly $150 million in infrastructure repairs

WSSC approves nearly $150 million in infrastructure repairs

May 22, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

Commissioners for the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission recently approved three contracts totaling $149.5 million to repair and replace aging infrastructure and meet future water supply demands for Montgomery and Prince George’s County residents. The largest contract, valued at $135 million, involves paving, roadway and sidewalk restoration throughout both counties, whichRead More

City of Arcadia, Fla. selects FATHOM for managed services

City of Arcadia, Fla. selects FATHOM for managed services

May 19, 2017 at 2:19 pm 0 comments

FATHOM Water Management, Inc.  (FATHOM), recently announced a new partnership with the City of Arcadia, Fla. Arcadia will employ FATHOM’s complete suite of software and managed services solutions to modernize the utility billing operations and deliver personalized water use information to utility customers. Arcadia has chosen FATHOM to provide an enhanced experience through a new customer informationRead More

LIFT survey results on water technology trends now available

LIFT survey results on water technology trends now available

May 19, 2017 at 2:06 pm 0 comments

The initial results of a survey intended to identify the current and future trends for water technology implementation are now available in the form of a new interactive data visualization tool. Developed under the Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT) – a joint initiative between the Water Environment Federation (WEF) andRead More

Aclara opens new international locations

Aclara opens new international locations

May 19, 2017 at 1:36 pm 0 comments

Aclara Technologies and its affiliates, including Aclara Meters, have taken a significant step to support its growing international businesses with the opening of a new headquarters for international operations in Bilbao, Spain and a new office in Cambridge, United Kingdom. Aclara now operates two facilities in Bilbao to serve theRead More

NAWC’s Deane: Infrastructure neglect makes U.S. ‘less competitive’

NAWC’s Deane: Infrastructure neglect makes U.S. ‘less competitive’

May 18, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) joined more than 150 organizations supporting Infrastructure Week 2017, May 15-19, to elevate infrastructure as a critical issue impacting all Americans. Much of America’s water infrastructure is outdated, overused and underserviced. Many of our water pipes are more than 100 years old –Read More

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Poll: Americans demand federal action on infrastructure

May 16, 2017 at 12:43 pm 0 comments

The Value of Water Campaign recently released the results to a new poll that reveals Americans’ level of satisfaction with infrastructure systems and emphasis being placed on prioritizing critical projects by the federal government. The poll, commissioned by the Value of Water Campaign, found that more than any other issue, AmericansRead More

Black & Veatch project wins Desalination Plant of the Year honors

Black & Veatch project wins Desalination Plant of the Year honors

May 15, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

Recognizing its size and technical complexity, the Escondida Water Supply (EWS) project in Chile was selected Industrial Desalination Plant of the Year at the 2017 Global Water Summit. The plant increases water supply by creating purified water from seawater and delivering it to the largest copper mine in the world.Read More

ACE DuraFlo launches ‘LeadSmart’ program

ACE DuraFlo launches ‘LeadSmart’ program

May 15, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

ACE DuraFlo Systems, a national franchisor of potable water pipe rehabilitation services, has announced the launch of its LeadSmart program. The LeadSmart program includes onsite water testing services for lead, a remediation action plan and certification of compliance for lead in drinking water. LeadSmart Lead Protection Plan provides multiple levelsRead More

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