Water Loss

METERING: Toho Water Authority Deploys AMI to Conserve Resources and Enhance Customer Service

February 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

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.

CONFERENCES: Plastic Pipes XV Expands Sessions

February 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 1 comment

Attendees to the Plastic Pipes XV Conference, Sept. 20-22, 2010 in Vancouver, B.C., Canada will now have more sessions available than at previous conferences.

RESEARCH: EPA Funds $10 Million in Water/Wastewater Research

February 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) will receive $10 million in U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) funds to evaluate new technologies that will help utilities cope with aging and failing water and wastewater systems.

ASSOCIATIONS: AWWA Elects Next President

ASSOCIATIONS: AWWA Elects Next President

February 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Jerry Stevens, vowing to ?convert the brain drain into the brain power of young professionals,? was elected as AWWA?s next president-elect Jan. 18 during the winter meeting of the association?s Board of Directors.

ASSOCIATIONS: NAWC Announces Board of Directors

ASSOCIATIONS: NAWC Announces Board of Directors

February 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) announced that Charles Firlotte, president and chief executive officer of Aquarion Co., has been named president of the NAWC board of directors.

PLANNING: HDR Selected for Sustainability Study for Denver Metro Wastewater Reclamation District

PLANNING: HDR Selected for Sustainability Study for Denver Metro Wastewater Reclamation District

February 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The Metro Wastewater Reclamation District has selected HDR to perform a sustainability study for its proposed 20-24 million-gallon-per-day Northern Treatment Plant, which is to be located just north of Brighton along the South Platte River.

Bill Shook interview

January 13, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Bill Shook (right) of AP/M Permaform talks to UIM Publisher Bernie Krzys at the UIM Conference December 15, 2009, at IUPUI in Indianapolis.

Tom Iseley Interview talks CTAM

January 12, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

IUPUI Professor Tom Iseley (left) talks to UIM Publisher Bernie Krzys at the UIM Conference December 15, 2009, at IUPUI in Indianapolis.

Geospatial Holdings, Inc. Announces Alliance with Infrastructure Technologies

January 8, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Geospatial Holdings, Inc. and Infrastructure Technologies have entered into a strategic alliance to jointly market Geospatial Corporation?s three-dimensional (3D) digital pipeline mapping technologies and I.T.?s infrastructure inspection software and services.

Sanexen Acquires Niedner Business

January 8, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Logistec Corp., a diversified cargo handler in eastern Canadian and U.S. ports, as well as an environmental service provider whose services include PCB management, site remediation and trenchless structural rehabilitation of watermains, announced Oct. 30 that it has acquired, via its subsidiary Sanexen Environmental Services Inc., the Niedner business for cash consideration of US$13.4 million.