Water Management

?Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure? Focus of UIM Conference

?Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure? Focus of UIM Conference

November 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Sustainable infrastructure systems have been increasingly discussed in recent years. But perhaps just as important is resiliency. How quickly can a water system bounce back after an incident? It comes down to planning and preparation.

Prestressed Pipe Deterioration Prompts Large Utility to Seek Effective, Cost-efficient Approach

Prestressed Pipe Deterioration Prompts Large Utility to Seek Effective, Cost-efficient Approach

October 12, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

While North America faces the ?pay now or pay later? challenges of rehabilitating aging underground pipe infrastructure, another issue ? unrelated to age ? is lurking beneath the surface.

ASSOCIATIONS: PPI Welcomes New Leaders to Board Of Directors

ASSOCIATIONS: PPI Welcomes New Leaders to Board Of Directors

October 12, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI) announced a new slate of officers for 2011 through 2013 at its annual meeting in Hilton Head, S.C. Gary Runyan of Zurn Pex Inc. was named Chairman of the Board, a two-year appointment.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES: United Water, Pontiac (Mich.) Sign Professional Services Agreement

October 12, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

United Water announced that the company has signed a five-year contract for professional operations, maintenance and management of the water and wastewater systems with the City of Pontiac, Mich., located 30 miles northwest of Detroit.

SMART METERING: Tullahoma Utilities Board Selects Mueller Systems for Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) and Smart Meter Project

October 12, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The Tullahoma Utilities Board (TUB) has selected Mueller Systems, a leading provider of innovative water infrastructure products and services and technologically advanced metering systems for water, electric and gas systems, to upgrade its water and electric infrastructure with a state-of-the-art advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) network and water and electric smart meters.

PPPs NCPPP Names 2011 Awards Recipients

October 12, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Each year, the National Council for Public-Private Partnerships (NCPPP) identifies projects that provide outstanding examples of the best use of public-private partnerships (PPPs).

PIPE INSPECTION: Pure Technologies Conducts Successful Wastewater Force Main Inspection

October 12, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Pure Technologies announced the completion of the first comprehensive inspection of a fully operational prestressed concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP) wastewater force main.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY: CertainTeed Launches Online Pipe Flow Calculator

October 12, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

CertainTeed is helping municipal water utilities and consulting engineers make the most economical and energy-efficient pipe material choices for their water distribution systems with its new, easy-to-use online pipe flow calculator.

PEOPLE: AECOM Appoints Davert

PEOPLE: AECOM Appoints Davert

October 12, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

AECOM Technology Corp., a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, announced a key appointment as the company continues to grow its business domestically and globally.

PEOPLE: Berk Joins Black & Veatch?s Global Water Business

October 12, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Jeff Berk has joined Black & Veatch?s global water business as a Vice President and Senior Client Account Manager.