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CONVENTIONS: National League of Cities Convenes in Denver

CONVENTIONS: National League of Cities Convenes in Denver

February 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The National League of Cities annual Congress of Cities & Exposition met Nov. 30-Dec. 4 in downtown Denver at the Colorado Convention Center.

MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS: Mueller Water Products Acquires Echologics

February 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Mueller Water Products Inc., a leading manufacturer and marketer of products and services that are used in the transmission and distribution of safe, clean drinking water and in water treatment facilities, is expanding its ability to help municipalities rebuild North America?s aging water infrastructure with the acquisition of Echologics Holdings, the parent company of Echologics Engineering Inc.

WATER POLICY: Mayors Summit Convenes in Washington, D.C.

WATER POLICY: Mayors Summit Convenes in Washington, D.C.

February 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The U.S. Conference of Mayors held a Mayors Water Summit Dec. 8-9 at the St. Regis Hotel in downtown Washington, D.C.

Clean Water America Alliance Welcomes Grumbles

Clean Water America Alliance Welcomes Grumbles

February 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The Clean Water America Alliance welcomed Ben Grumbles, a dynamic water policy professional, as its new President in December.

PEOPLE: WEF Announces New Executive Director

PEOPLE: WEF Announces New Executive Director

February 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) Board of Trustees announced that Jeff Eger has been named the new Executive Director of the federation, a not-for-profit technical and educational organization with 36,000 members representing water quality professionals around the world.

CONFERENCES: UIM Conference Gathers in Cleveland

CONFERENCES: UIM Conference Gathers in Cleveland

February 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The annual UIM Conference ? themed ?A Holistic Approach to Water Management? ? was a success Dec. 6-7 at the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District?s Environmental and Maintenance Services Center in Cleveland.

More Construction Firms Plan To Hire, Instead of Cut, Workers In 2011

February 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

More construction firms are planning to hire workers this year than are planning to make layoffs, according to the results of an industry-wide survey released by the Associated General Contractors of America and Navigant.

Migrating to AMI

Migrating to AMI

February 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Recent advancements in metrology are delivering water utilities unprecedented intelligence to help them increase revenue, support conservation efforts and provide better customer service.

Past as Prologue

Past as Prologue

February 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

In Portland, Ore., the past reveals the best way forward for a 2,000-mile sewer system. By 1883, the City had installed 15 miles of terra cotta pipe ranging in diameter from 9 to 18 inches.

Reuse Issues and Misconceptions

Reuse Issues and Misconceptions

February 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Even as cities like Brisbane, Australia, are inundated with flooding, they must plan for the bigger picture that includes recent years of drought and an uncertain future.

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