Water Management

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.

ASSOCIATIONS: LaFrance AWWA?s New Executive Director

June 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

AWWA named David B. LaFrance as its new executive director. He was scheduled to join the staff in May.

ASSOCIATIONS: Leadership Change at WEF

June 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) announced recently its plans to initiate a search for a new executive director to lead the 81-year old non-profit technical and educational water quality organization.

AWARDS:  Rep. Blumenauer Honored by NUCA

AWARDS: Rep. Blumenauer Honored by NUCA

June 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) recently honored the 2009 recipient of its prestigious ?We Dig America Award? ? Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.).

The Case for Water Equity Investing

The Case for Water Equity Investing

June 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

As every investor knows only too well, the last two years have been an exceptionally difficult period in the global financial markets.

Condition Assessment: Bridging the Gap Between Pipeline Investments and Risk Reduction

Condition Assessment: Bridging the Gap Between Pipeline Investments and Risk Reduction

May 3, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The water pipeline infrastructure in North America was built over a period of several decades. As such, it is not expected to fail all at once.