Water Management

CONFERENCES: Virginia Tech Hosts UIM Water/Wastewater Management Conference

CONFERENCES: Virginia Tech Hosts UIM Water/Wastewater Management Conference

April 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

More than 125 people traveled to Blacksburg, Va., March 9-10 to attend a joint UIM Water/Wastewater Conference and Trenchless Road Show, sponsored by Benjamin Media and in conjunction with Virginia Tech.

DESALINATION:  Tampa Bay Desalination Plant Achieves Performance Milestones

DESALINATION: Tampa Bay Desalination Plant Achieves Performance Milestones

April 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Tampa Bay Water, American Water and Acciona Agua announced that the Tampa Bay Seawater Desalination Facility, the largest seawater desalination plant in the United States, has passed the final two performance milestone tests.

PEOPLE:  Haley & Aldrich Announces New Leadership Team

PEOPLE: Haley & Aldrich Announces New Leadership Team

April 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Haley & Aldrich, one of the nation?s leading geotechnical and environmental engineering consulting firms, announced the promotions of Lawrence P. Smith, P.E., R.G., to President/CEO and William R. Fisher, P.E., to Executive Vice President/Chief Client Officer.

PEOPLE: AWWA Names New Executive Director

PEOPLE: AWWA Names New Executive Director

April 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) recently named David B. LaFrance as its new executive director. He will join the staff in May.

PEOPLE: American Water Names David Baker to Lead Western Division

PEOPLE: American Water Names David Baker to Lead Western Division

April 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

American Water Works Company Inc., the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility company, recently announced that David Baker, president of Indiana American Water and Michigan American Water, has been named senior vice president of the company?s Western Division.

Preserving our Vital Resources: How Advanced Leak Detection Technologies Support Water Conservation

March 5, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Though often undervalued, water is not a given in this country. In fact, by 2025, water demand is expected to outpace supply by 50 percent.

A Review of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

A Review of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

March 5, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

On Feb. 17, 2009, less than a month after assuming office, President Obama signed into law the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

Maxwell Joins UIM Editorial Board

March 5, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Water Utility Infrastructure Management (UIM) is pleased to announce that Steve Maxwell has joined the editorial board.

American Water Acquires Environmental Management Corp.

March 5, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

American Water, the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced in December that its subsidiary, American Water Enterprises, has acquired Environmental Management Corp. (EMC) from The Linde Group.

Reuse Roundtable Sparks Discussion of Water Sustainability Challenges and Solutions

Reuse Roundtable Sparks Discussion of Water Sustainability Challenges and Solutions

February 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

In October 2009, Black & Veatch hosted a roundtable discussion on water reuse with 14 water and wastewater industry leaders attending the WEFTEC conference in Orlando, Fla.