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Trimble, Aquarius Spectrum announce partnership

February 15, 2018 at 12:42 pm 0 comments

Trimble announced today an exclusive relationship with Aquarius Spectrum Ltd. to distribute a branded version of Aquarius Spectrum’s wireless leak detection and monitoring solutions for water utilities throughout the United States. The collaboration will extend Trimble’s portfolio of smart water management sensors and software solutions to address the growing challengesRead More

Xylem to acquire Pure Technologies

Xylem to acquire Pure Technologies

December 11, 2017 at 10:25 am 0 comments

Xylem Inc. announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all the issued and outstanding shares of Pure Technologies Ltd. (Pure) (TSX: PUR) for $9.00 (CAD) per share in cash, representing an enterprise value of $509 million (CAD), or $397 million (USD). Pure’s Board of DirectorsRead More

Singer releases new pressure management valve

Singer releases new pressure management valve

December 11, 2017 at 7:30 am 0 comments

Mueller Water Products has introduced the Singer 106/206 PGM-2PR-630-SM Pressure Management Valve with Integral Backup. Designed for applications where failure is not an option, this valve hydraulically manages pressure around the clock to reduce water loss, save money and prevent unwanted pressure spikes that contribute to premature pipe failure. BuiltRead More

Underwood elected AMWA president for 2018

Underwood elected AMWA president for 2018

October 30, 2017 at 10:10 am 0 comments

Mac Underwood, general manager at Birmingham Water Works, was elected to serve as president of the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) for the coming year at the 2017 Executive Management Conference in St. Simons, Ga., earlier this month. Underwood oversees all areas of the Birmingham Water Works Board’s dailyRead More

From Regulation to Revenue: How Senate Bill 555 Might Positively Impact California Water Loss Practices

From Regulation to Revenue: How Senate Bill 555 Might Positively Impact California Water Loss Practices

October 24, 2017 at 4:52 pm 0 comments

By Graham Symmonds In October 2015, California was deep in the grasp of an intense drought. At that time, more than 92 percent of California was in severe, extreme or exceptional drought, affecting more than 36 million people. Today, California is wading in a relative abundance of water, with noRead More

AMWA awards honor drinking water management excellence

AMWA awards honor drinking water management excellence

October 16, 2017 at 11:12 am 0 comments

The Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) honored 14 public drinking water systems with its top utility management awards on Oct. 16 in ceremonies at its 2017 Executive Management Conference in St. Simons, Ga. Six systems received the Sustainable Water Utility Management Award, five received the Platinum Award for UtilityRead More

Non-Revenue Water: All Flows are Cash Flows

Non-Revenue Water: All Flows are Cash Flows

August 14, 2017 at 11:00 am 0 comments

By Sue Mosburg & Will Jernigan There is no simple solution to optimizing water loss and ensuring that the maximum volume of water entering your system reaches your customers. However, a validated water audit is the essential first step to mitigate water losses and positively impact your utility’s bottom line.Read More

Davis appointed new California Water Resources chief

Davis appointed new California Water Resources chief

July 31, 2017 at 6:40 am 0 comments

California Gov. Jerry Brown has named Grant Davis as the new director of the California Department of Water Resources (DWR). The appointment, which requires state Senate confirmation, would mean Davis taking over the position on Aug. 1 as head of the state agency that oversees California’s water supplies. Davis, 54,Read More

Apparently, You’re Losing Water…and Money

Apparently, You’re Losing Water…and Money

June 23, 2017 at 1:29 pm 0 comments

Understanding and Addressing Apparent Losses to Better Manage Non-Revenue Water By John Van Arsdel Water utilities are faced with water loss issues that have long lasting impacts on their ability to function properly and efficiently and its ability to derive revenue from what it does daily. The very basics ofRead More

ACE17 to highlight best in water distribution, quality and monitoring in Philly

ACE17 to highlight best in water distribution, quality and monitoring in Philly

June 12, 2017 at 7:05 am 0 comments

The American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE17), being held June 11-14 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, is one of the largest water industry tradeshows in the calendar year in North America. This year’s technical program will include more than 900 expert presenters in 16Read More

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