Water Management

Operational and Financial Resilience for Water Utilities

Operational and Financial Resilience for Water Utilities

April 17, 2012 at 10:12 am 0 comments

The Water Finance Research Foundation provides (WFRF) represents a network of volunteer water and utility finance professionals who are dedicated to finding affordable and sustainable solutions to address the aging water infrastructure crisis. The foundation focuses on addressing the need for better data on costRead More

RJN Group Continues Long-Term Partnership with New Castle County

April 9, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

New Castle County, Del., recently awarded RJN Group, Inc. (RJN) two collection system project extensions within the White Clay Creek Sewer Basin.

Mueller Signs Agreement to Divest U.S. Pipe

April 9, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Mueller Water Products Inc., recently announced a purchase agreement to divest United States Pipe and Foundry Co. LLC and Fast Fabricators LLC (together “U.S. Pipe”), to an affiliate of Wynnchurch Capital Ltd., a Chicago-based private equity firm with offices in Dallas, Detroit and Toronto.

Tadiran Rapid Response Batteries Deliver Enhanced Performance

Tadiran Rapid Response Batteries Deliver Enhanced Performance

April 9, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Tadiran Batteries, a leading manufacturer of lithium batteries, has recently developed its new Tadiran Rapid Response (TRR) Series, a new family of lithium thionyl chloride batteries capable of delivering high capacity and high energy density without voltage or power delay, resulting in up to 15 percent longer operating life in certain applications.

Purdue Awarded Grant for Sustainability Project

April 9, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The Purdue School of Engineering & Technology at Indiana University-Perdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) has been awarded a grant to launch a project aimed at revitalizing Riverside, a neighborhood on the west side of Indianapolis, just north of IUPUI?s campus.

One Leak, Two Solutions

One Leak, Two Solutions

April 4, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Sometimes you need more than one product to get the job done. The Department of Water for the city of Dayton, Ohio, recently used two complementary technologies from Insituform Technologies LLC and Corrpro Companies to tackle a variety of pipe problems on a 10-in water line running along Guthrie Road on the outskirts of the city.

Assess and Address

Assess and Address

April 4, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Water and wastewater utilities are faced with an increasing problem associated with ensuring reliability of their large diameter pipelines, many of which exceed 100 years of service life.

Awards: Elizabeth, N.J. Earns USCM Award

Awards: Elizabeth, N.J. Earns USCM Award

April 4, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

American Water announced recently that the city of Elizabeth, N.J.?s water and wastewater systems, operated by American Water, earned the 2012 Outstanding Public/Private Partnership Award from the U.S. Conference of Mayors.

Encoding Leaks,  Decoding Conservation

Encoding Leaks, Decoding Conservation

April 4, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

In the face of revenue pressures, increasing operational costs and manpower shortages, utilities can?t afford to ignore water loss. Nor can they afford to literally underestimate the problem. As utilities review better methods to conserve water and control costs, leak detection has become a critical component of any modern utility management system.

Dr. Mark LeChevallier Earns High Industry Honor

Dr. Mark LeChevallier Earns High Industry Honor

April 4, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

American Water recently announced that Dr. Mark LeChevallier, Director of Innovation & Environmental Stewardship, has been selected by the American Water Works Association (AWWA) to receive the 2012 Abel Wolman Award of Excellence.