Rehab & Replacement

Kentucky collection system project wins national design-build award

Kentucky collection system project wins national design-build award

November 12, 2019 at 10:22 am 0 comments

A Kentucky-based sewer collection system improvement project has been heralded by the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) during its 2019 National Design-Build Project/Team Awards competition. The annual program promotes exceptional diversity in project size, sector and geography while celebrating the innovative and collaborative teams who produce projects that inspire. CoveringRead More

AWWA, water organizations react to proposed LCR updates

AWWA, water organizations react to proposed LCR updates

October 11, 2019 at 11:19 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced its proposed revisions to the Lead and Copper Rule, which addresses lead in drinking water. David LaFrance, CEO of the American Water Works Association (AWWA), issued the following statement: The American Water Works Association (AWWA) is committed to advancing strong consumer protections todayRead More

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EPA announces proposed revisions to Lead and Copper Rule

October 11, 2019 at 10:30 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Thursday announced a proposed rule that significantly improves the actions that water systems must take to reduce lead in the nation’s drinking water. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced the proposal at an event in Green Bay, Wisconsin. This action represents the first majorRead More

120WaterAudit secures new investors for lead management platform

120WaterAudit secures new investors for lead management platform

September 17, 2019 at 2:30 pm 0 comments

120WaterAudit, the industry-leading cloud-based water software platform, today announced $7 million in Series A funding, led by HG Ventures  — the corporate venture arm of The Heritage Group, partnering with innovative, high-growth companies to support a sustainable future — with participation from Allos Ventures and Greenhouse Capital. Funds will beRead More

Brown and Caldwell begins rehabilitation work on Allen-McColloch pipeline

Brown and Caldwell begins rehabilitation work on Allen-McColloch pipeline

September 16, 2019 at 9:09 am 0 comments

Environmental engineering and construction firm Brown and Caldwell announced last month that it was selected by Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Metropolitan) to provide engineering design services for rehabilitation of the prestressed concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP) portion of the Allen-McColloch Pipeline. Metropolitan is a regional wholesaler that provides waterRead More

Trenchless system for lead pipe replacement goes nationwide

Trenchless system for lead pipe replacement goes nationwide

September 9, 2019 at 9:21 am 0 comments

The Kobus pipe puller, an innovative trenchless technique to remove legacy pipework and replace in the same void is going big following being awarded the Abbott Innovative Product Award at the NASTT 2019 No-Dig Show in Chicago in March of this year. As the only trenchless solution to remove theRead More

How the Future of Underground Mapping Can be Found in the Cloud

How the Future of Underground Mapping Can be Found in the Cloud

September 3, 2019 at 9:32 am 0 comments

By Michael A. Twohig In the late 1800s, America experienced a monumental shift as people moved from rural areas into growing industrial and trade centers. Boston was one of those great American cities that experienced the resulting population boom. To respond to the growing demands on Boston’s antiquated infrastructure, cityRead More

Eyes Underground: Advances in Sewer Inspection Cameras, Software Help Us Know What’s Below

Eyes Underground: Advances in Sewer Inspection Cameras, Software Help Us Know What’s Below

August 2, 2019 at 12:28 pm 0 comments

By Mike Kezdi It would stand to reason that the four steps to a successful trenchless rehabilitation project are clean, inspect, assess and repair. Some might flip the cleaning and inspection component, but that’s for a different article. For assessing the underground systems – whether storm, sanitary or water –Read More

Capturing Condition Assessment Cost Savings

Capturing Condition Assessment Cost Savings

July 8, 2019 at 9:19 am 0 comments

Can Machine Learning Really Provide A Cost-Effective Desktop Analysis? By Greg Baird Artificial Intelligence, specifically machine learning, is poised to make a significant impact in underground water infrastructure asset management. Not only does machine learning drive performance optimization, it also increases efficiencies in business processes and planning. In the waterRead More

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Water Asset Management Conference Online Fall Series

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Water Asset Management Conference Online Fall Series

June 26, 2019 at 4:30 pm 0 comments

The Water Asset Management Conference Online is accepting abstracts for its Fall 2019 series. The Fall series will offer four weekly sessions spanning November to early December, and will feature presentations from leading experts in water infrastructure management, presenting both theoretical and practical information. Please email your 200-word abstract to AndrewRead More