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DIPRA selects Hogan as new president

DIPRA selects Hogan as new president

April 17, 2017 at 8:51 am 0 comments

The Ductile Iron Pipe Research Association (DIPRA) selected Patrick Hogan as its new president as part of a management succession plan, given the coming retirement of Jon R. Runge, who had been president of DIPRA since 2013. Hogan, who was announced as president March 6, brings national expertise in governmentalRead More

HD Supply Waterworks provides pipe, materials for Pennsylvania water system

HD Supply Waterworks provides pipe, materials for Pennsylvania water system

March 1, 2017 at 8:00 am 0 comments

Among the horses and buggies in the small Amish town of Intercourse, Pa., a new water system is being installed for the tiny community. While not an unusual occurrence, what is unique about this project supplied by HD Supply Waterworks, is the use of all high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe, andRead More

Raising the Bar: Unique Financing Offers Solution to Fast Track Project in West Texas

Raising the Bar: Unique Financing Offers Solution to Fast Track Project in West Texas

February 20, 2017 at 11:38 am 0 comments

By Rick Deremiah Although it had a booming economy fueled by the oil and gas industry, Midland, Texas, a city of about 120,000, was running on empty — water, that is. In 2011, West Texas suffered its third worst drought in recorded history. By 2012, two of the town’s threeRead More

HD Supply Waterworks relocates Connecticut branch

HD Supply Waterworks relocates Connecticut branch

February 6, 2017 at 12:33 pm 0 comments

HD Supply Waterworks, a leading North American distributor of waterworks infrastructure products, has relocated its Brookfield, Conn., branch to New Milford. It is one of three Waterworks branches in the state. “We are delighted with our branch relocation, which is more centrally located and convenient,” said branch manager Robin Ford.Read More

The Southern Delivery System began operations in April 2016 and features 50 miles of predominantly 66-in. pipeline.

P3 to Finance Historic SAWS Water Supply Project

November 21, 2016 at 8:05 am 0 comments

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP has advised international lenders led by Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp., in connection with financing for the $920 million Vista Ridge Project, a water pipeline and well field that is expected to provide 20 percent more water to the City of San Antonio for atRead More

SWIM Conference to Focus on Data Analytics in Water

SWIM Conference to Focus on Data Analytics in Water

November 21, 2016 at 7:59 am 0 comments

The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing at a remarkable speed with an estimated 50 billion connected objects by 2020, according to technology giant CISCO. What does this mean for the water industry? That is the thrust behind “Data Analytics for Improved Water Infrastructure Management” a two-day conference hosted byRead More

Environmental Protection through Water Loss Reduction

Environmental Protection through Water Loss Reduction

October 14, 2016 at 9:22 am 1 comment

Cave City, Ky., Uses PE 4710 to Upgrade Water System By Steve Cooper The Caveland Environmental Authority (CEA) in Cave City, Ky., has found the solution to reduce its 40 percent unaccounted water loss and protect the area’s sensitive subterranean ecology by replacing aging and leaking water lines with high-densityRead More

Zinc-Coated Ductile Iron Installed in First North Carolina City

Zinc-Coated Ductile Iron Installed in First North Carolina City

September 6, 2016 at 12:29 pm 0 comments

The City of Morganton recently became the first city in North Carolina to install zinc-coated ductile iron pipe. Zinc pipe, manufactured by applying a coating of zinc to the pipe’s outer surface, will be used to upgrade the utility’s system. “We are committed to ensuring our customers have reliable andRead More

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.

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