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
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
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, 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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.