Water Management

Toward a Sustainable Future

Toward a Sustainable Future

April 25, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Historically the water market has been broken down into various sectors ? drinking water vs. wastewater, local vs. federal, public vs. private, gray infrastructure vs. green infrastructure, finance vs. operations.

Building a Solid Foundation

Building a Solid Foundation

April 25, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Governments, public work departments and utilities in an effort to continue to streamline costs and efficiencies are turning to technology to gain control of current and future costs.

Leveling the Magnetic Playing Field

Leveling the Magnetic Playing Field

April 25, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

When the Olivenhain Municipal Water District (OMWD) in Encinitas, Calif., recently mandated a rehabilitative painting of its massive 10 million-gallon, 300-foot diameter Black Mountain Norte potable water tank, it gave advance notice of ?removal/reinstallation? to the multitude of cell phone companies that used the tank as a telecommunications hub for their antennas and cable trays.

Indianapolis to Transfer the Water/Wastewater Systems to Citizens Energy Group

April 25, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor (OUCC), the City of Indianapolis, Citizens Energy Group and other key customer stakeholders on April 12 announced an agreement on terms for the City?s transfer of the water and wastewater systems to Citizens.

SEWER CONSOLIDATION: 3 Rivers Wet Weather Awards Grants for Sewer Consolidation Studies

SEWER CONSOLIDATION: 3 Rivers Wet Weather Awards Grants for Sewer Consolidation Studies

April 25, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Dozens of Allegheny County municipalities have moved one step closer to saving their residents millions of dollars and protecting southwestern Pennsylvania?s water resources at the same time through a 3 Rivers Wet Weather (3RWW) grant program supporting sewer system consolidation studies.

SOFTWARE: MWH Soft Changes Name to Innovyze

April 25, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

MWH Soft announced it has a new name ? Innovyze. The new name and logo more accurately reflect the company?s rich history of creating innovative, technically advanced modeling and management solutions for the world?s water and wastewater communities.

WATER SUPPLY: ARCADIS to Implement Regional Water Program in Virginia

April 25, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

ARCADIS, the international consultancy, design, engineering and management services company, announced that Malcolm Pirnie, the water division of ARCADIS, was selected by Henrico County, Va., to implement a regional water supply program in central Virginia.

IPWA Financial Tools Taskforce Meeting Set

April 20, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The next International Private Water Association (IPWA) Financial Tools Taskforce meeting will take place on Wednesday, April 27.

U.S. Mayors React to Obama Budget Proposal

March 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

On behalf of the nation?s mayors, the U.S. Conference of Mayors President Elizabeth Kautz, mayor of Burnsville, Minn., released the following statement in response to President Obama?s FY 2012 Budget:?The nation?s mayors are pleased that the President?s budget proposes significant boosts to programs that impact Main Street America because investment in cities and metropolitan areas makes for a strong national economy.

Water For People Marks 20 Years

March 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

On Feb. 28, Water For People (www.waterforpeople.com) marked its 20th anniversary of working to create a world where all people have access to safe drinking water and improved sanitation, and where no one suffers or dies from a water- or sanitation-related disease.