Water Management

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.

ASSET MANAGEMENT: UIM Conference, BAMI-I Meeting Held in Indianapolis

ASSET MANAGEMENT: UIM Conference, BAMI-I Meeting Held in Indianapolis

February 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The annual Water Utility Infrastructure Management (UIM) Asset Management Conference was held Dec. 14-15 in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Buried Asset Management Institute-International (BAMI-I) on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI).

CONFERENCES: Virginia Tech to Host UIM Conference

CONFERENCES: Virginia Tech to Host UIM Conference

February 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The UIM Conference Series is heading to Blacksburg, Va., March 10 for its Water/Wastewater Management Conference.

PEOPLE: Maxwell Joins UIM Editorial Board

PEOPLE: Maxwell Joins UIM Editorial Board

February 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Water Utility Infrastructure Management (UIM) is pleased to announce that Steve Maxwell has joined its editorial board. Maxwell is Managing Director of TechKNOWLEDGEy Strategic Group, based in Boulder, Colo.

METERING: Toho Water Authority Deploys AMI to Conserve Resources and Enhance Customer Service

February 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Aclara, a leader in Intelligent Infrastructure technologies part of the Utility Solutions Group of ESCO Technologies Inc., announced that the Toho Water Authority, Kissimmee, Fla., has chosen the STAR Network advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) system for a phased deployment, beginning with a 5,100-meter pilot.

CONFERENCES: Plastic Pipes XV Expands Sessions

February 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 1 comment

Attendees to the Plastic Pipes XV Conference, Sept. 20-22, 2010 in Vancouver, B.C., Canada will now have more sessions available than at previous conferences.

RESEARCH: EPA Funds $10 Million in Water/Wastewater Research

February 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) will receive $10 million in U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) funds to evaluate new technologies that will help utilities cope with aging and failing water and wastewater systems.

ASSOCIATIONS: AWWA Elects Next President

ASSOCIATIONS: AWWA Elects Next President

February 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Jerry Stevens, vowing to ?convert the brain drain into the brain power of young professionals,? was elected as AWWA?s next president-elect Jan. 18 during the winter meeting of the association?s Board of Directors.

ASSOCIATIONS: NAWC Announces Board of Directors

ASSOCIATIONS: NAWC Announces Board of Directors

February 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) announced that Charles Firlotte, president and chief executive officer of Aquarion Co., has been named president of the NAWC board of directors.

Preserving Our Vital Resources:

Preserving Our Vital Resources:

February 1, 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.