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Flint to replace 18,000 water lines

April 17, 2017 at 9:31 am 0 comments

A federal judge recently approved a deal to replace water lines for 18,000 homes in Flint, Mich. It’s the latest in some positive news for the city’s water crisis in recent months following the approval of $100 million in funding to help Flint improve its water system. The cost forRead More

Technology Stream — Spotlight on Condition Assessment

Technology Stream — Spotlight on Condition Assessment

April 4, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

Editor’s Note: Check out some of the innovative products sent our way this month as we feature condition assessment technology. GraniteNet – The Next Generation Asset-Inspection and Decision Support Software GraniteNet is the next-generation infrastructure inspection and decision support software for water, wastewater, stormwater and municipal public works asset management. WhetherRead More

Water Asset Management Conference to host utility leaders in Boston

Water Asset Management Conference to host utility leaders in Boston

April 3, 2017 at 11:50 am 0 comments

The 2017 Water Asset Management Conference is heading to Boston, Oct. 10-11, for its 17th annual event highlighting best practices and effective utility management strategies for water and wastewater systems. The event is being held at the Boston Museum of Science. The Water Asset Management Conference, which has its rootsRead More

DEADLINE IS FRIDAY! CALL FOR SPEAKERS — 2017 Water Asset Management Conference

DEADLINE IS FRIDAY! CALL FOR SPEAKERS — 2017 Water Asset Management Conference

April 3, 2017 at 11:49 am 0 comments

Water Finance & Management, the journal for water and wastewater professionals, is looking for speakers for the 17th annual Water Asset Management Conference to be held Oct. 10-11, 2017 in Boston, Mass. The conference gathers leaders in municipal water, wastewater and stormwater systems for a two-day event focusing on executive-levelRead More

Lead group launches joint effort to accelerate lead pipe removal

Lead group launches joint effort to accelerate lead pipe removal

January 17, 2017 at 12:40 pm 0 comments

The Lead Service Line Replacement Collaborative has announced a joint effort to accelerate full removal of the lead pipes providing drinking water to millions of American homes. Composed of 23 national public health, water utility, environmental, labor, consumer, housing and state and local governmental organizations, the Collaborative released an online toolkit to help communitiesRead More

More charges in Flint water crisis

More charges in Flint water crisis

December 20, 2016 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

New charges were filed in December in connection with the drinking water crisis in Flint, Mich. State attorney general Bill Schuette announced charges against four defendants, including two former state-appointed emergency managers from Flint, as part of his ongoing criminal investigation. This marks the fourth round of charges announced byRead 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

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WE&RF Releases ‘Asset Management of Force Main Infrastructure’ Report

November 21, 2016 at 8:00 am 0 comments

The following is excerpted from the recently released report “Asset Management of Force Main Infrastructure” Synthesis Report published by the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) and IWA Publishing and written by Sunil K. Sinha, Bhaskar Dasari and Berk Uslu of Virginia Tech. For more information or to access theRead 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

Black & Veatch Names Emery as Systems Rehabilitation Leader

Black & Veatch Names Emery as Systems Rehabilitation Leader

October 30, 2016 at 8:01 pm 0 comments

Black & Veatch has named Lorne Emery as Systems Rehabilitation Leader within its water business. Based in Toronto, Emery will work with clients throughout North America as they plan and execute improvements to aging linear water infrastructure systems. Emery’s appointment comes as municipalities across North America are working to addressRead More

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