Water Management

Special Report: Driving Smarter Decisions with Your Water Data

Special Report: Driving Smarter Decisions with Your Water Data

June 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

The job of water utility profes­sionals is evolving. For operators and field crews, in addition to repairing broken water/sewer mains, pumps or reading meters, now part of the job involves monitoring digital systems and analyzing all the data that comes with it. This creates a new challenge for the sectorRead More

What a Successful National Water Strategy Looks Like & Why It Matters

What a Successful National Water Strategy Looks Like & Why It Matters

June 23, 2021 at 1:46 pm 0 comments

By Will Sarni It is estimated that currently 844 million people live without clean water, and 2.3 billion people do not have access to basic sanitation, according to water.org. Water scarcity affects more than 40 percent of the world’s population, and this figure is projected to rise due to increasedRead More

Revisiting AMI’s Business Case

Revisiting AMI’s Business Case

June 21, 2021 at 5:58 am 0 comments

Building a Smarter Water System through More than Metering By Andrew Chastain-Howley Advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) is a star attraction in the world of metering. Utility managers who hope for greater accountability and efficiency in customer billing may see it as a panacea. Although AMI carries many benefits, there’s muchRead More

Mueller releases statement on incident at Albertville facility

Mueller releases statement on incident at Albertville facility

June 18, 2021 at 2:54 pm 0 comments

Two people were killed and an additional two injured last Tuesday after a shooting at a Mueller Water Products manufacturing facility in Albertville, Alabama. A fifth person, who was later identified as the shooter, was found dead of apparent suicide. All five people involved in the June 15 incident, includingRead More

Cybersecurity & How One Utility Is Protecting Its County’s Most Precious Resource

Cybersecurity & How One Utility Is Protecting Its County’s Most Precious Resource

June 18, 2021 at 9:57 am 0 comments

By Sielen Namdar Traveling through the dry desert of the American west, no ponds, lakes, creeks or even puddles to be seen, you might never expect a sprawling system of thousands of miles of water supply pipelines sitting just under your feet. These pipelines are bringing water to large metropolitanRead More

Master Meter, GoAigua partner on water data analytics solution

Master Meter, GoAigua partner on water data analytics solution

June 17, 2021 at 1:14 pm 0 comments

Master Meter and GoAigua, a predictive analytics and digital water solutions provider, recently announced a strategic partnership to help utilities unify their digital infrastructure. This partnership aims to deliver best-in-class operational analytics that will drive continuous operational improvement and accelerated digital transformation. Master Meter’s Harmony Encore Meter Data Management (MDM)Read More

Mueller acquires i2O Water

Mueller acquires i2O Water

June 17, 2021 at 12:27 pm 0 comments

Mueller Water Products, Inc. recently announced it has acquired i2O Water, Ltd., a provider of pressure management solutions for approximately $20 million in cash. i2O Water delivers intelligent water networks to more than 100 water companies in over 45 countries around the world to reduce water loss by providing solutionsRead More

PFAS, Emerging Contaminants & How Polluters Are Paying Municipalities for Water Remediation Costs

PFAS, Emerging Contaminants & How Polluters Are Paying Municipalities for Water Remediation Costs

June 14, 2021 at 9:26 am 0 comments

By Ashley Campbell Toxic manmade chemicals, like per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and 1,2,3-Tricholoropropane (TCP), are showing up in water systems across the US. It’s not new, but it has become more common, as municipalities are now increasing mandatory testing due to new state and federal regulations. These new regulationsRead More

Fitch Ratings: Cyberattacks may pose ‘broad financial risk’

Fitch Ratings: Cyberattacks may pose ‘broad financial risk’

June 14, 2021 at 8:40 am 0 comments

The recent Colonial Pipeline cyberattack illustrates the broader financial effects that can result from attacks on critical public infrastructure, Fitch Ratings says. A breach of critical assets, such as power or water supply or public transportation, that halts service could result in widespread public and private sector shutdowns if utilitiesRead More

Fox

Office of Water nominee Fox approved by Senate panel

June 7, 2021 at 7:36 am 0 comments

Radhika Fox is one step closer to officially taking the reins of EPA’s Office of Water as the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee voted last week to advance her nomination to the Senate floor. Speaking during a committee business meeting, EPW Chairman Tom Carper (D-Del.) described Fox and severalRead More