Rehab & Replacement

Core & Main acquiring R&B Co.

Core & Main acquiring R&B Co.

March 11, 2020 at 9:48 am 0 comments

Core & Main LP, a U.S. distributor of water, sewer and fire protection products, announced recently it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire underground utility distributor R&B Co., based in San Jose, Calif. The acquisition will mark Core & Main’s 10th transaction since becoming an independent company in AugustRead More

Innovyze adds Electro Scan to partner network

Innovyze adds Electro Scan to partner network

February 12, 2020 at 10:01 am 0 comments

Innovyze has announced it has added Electro Scan Inc. to its growing partner network of wet infrastructure technology providers. According to Innovyze, this latest partnership enables Focused Electrode Leak Location (FELL) inspection data to be analyzed in real-time within the asset repair and rehabilitation engine of Innovyze solution, InfoAsset Planner. InclusiveRead More

Sewerball: The Art of Managing Storm and Wastewater Using Data

Sewerball: The Art of Managing Storm and Wastewater Using Data

February 10, 2020 at 6:30 am 0 comments

By Greg Quist Stormwater and sanitary sewer systems may be some of the least technologically sophisticated systems in the utility’s arsenal. Most often, these systems are gravity-based and out of sight. As a result, operational assessments are limited to the occasional visual inspection when an operator lifts a manhole toRead More

Report: $234 billion in spending expected over next decade for municipal pipe networks

Report: $234 billion in spending expected over next decade for municipal pipe networks

November 14, 2019 at 11:33 am 0 comments

More than $234 billion of capital expenditures (CAPEX) are expected over the next 10 years to address aging municipal water and wastewater pipe network infrastructure, according to a new forecast from Bluefield Research. Precipitated by decades of underinvestment, municipal utilities are under increasing pressure to address deteriorating linear assets atRead More

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