Water Management

Videos from the 2010 AWWA ACE Show

June 30, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Leanne Butkovic, editorial assistant, interviews representatives from Insituform, McGard and Primayer/ADS about recent awards at AWWA’s ACE10.

Life-Cycle Cost Considerations for Sewer Pipe

Life-Cycle Cost Considerations for Sewer Pipe

June 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

USA TODAY reported in 2009, ?The USA?s infrastructure is crumbling and threatens the nation?s economic well-being, according to a new report by a top engineering group.

Water Conservation

Water Conservation

June 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The implementation of water conservation measures may allow a city to extend its water supply and thereby delay the need for additional water sources.

Reducing Energy Costs in Water Utilities

Reducing Energy Costs in Water Utilities

June 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

In the struggles associated with today?s economy and aging infrastructure, many utilities are faced with the financial challenge of meeting their operating budgets while finding capital funds to make needed improvements.

Private Activity Bonds for Water and Wastewater Infrastructure

Private Activity Bonds for Water and Wastewater Infrastructure

June 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Lifting the volume cap on private activity bonds (PABs) for water and sewer projects has been much-discussed over the last few years, with advocates saying that private investment could lead to more repair and replacement work on our aging infrastructure

Design and Construction Markets Expected to Bottom Out in 2010

June 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Design and construction markets related to environment, infrastructure and facilities contracted in 2009, but management consultants Farkas Berkowitz & Co. forecast that these markets will bottom out in 2010 and enjoy at least modest growth in 2011.

CONFERENCES: No-Dig Show a Success in Schaumburg, Ill.

CONFERENCES: No-Dig Show a Success in Schaumburg, Ill.

June 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) held its annual No-Dig Show May 2-7 and reported a record-breaking number of attendees for a non-international show ? a positive sign for the trenchless industry.

CONFERENCES:  Record Design-Build Water/Wastewater Conference Held in Texas

CONFERENCES: Record Design-Build Water/Wastewater Conference Held in Texas

June 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Perhaps it was the destination ? the magnificent Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center in Dallas. Perhaps it was the coordination with the Design-Build Transport annual conference.

U.S. Conference of Mayors Water Council Meets in Schenectady, N.Y.

U.S. Conference of Mayors Water Council Meets in Schenectady, N.Y.

June 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

May 12-13 brought together 70 attendees from across the United States to discuss water issues facing large city mayors. Mayor Brian Stratton of Schenectady hosted the meeting.

PIPE: JM Eagle to Issue 50-year Warranty

June 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

JM Eagle, the world?s largest manufacturer of plastic pipe, recently announced it is issuing an unprecedented 50-year warranty against manufacturing defects for its pipe products.