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Water Loss Management Key to Water Conservation

Water Loss Management Key to Water Conservation

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In some countries, the potable water resources are so scarce that they are only permitted to pump water for short periods of time each day.

Sustainable Water Infrastructure Investment Act Introduced

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Lawmakers chose the site of a recent water main break in Clifton, N.J., to announce the introduction of bills that would lift the cap on private activity bonds (now referred to as exempt facility bonds) for water and wastewater infrastructure projects.

U.S. Cities Need Creative Solutions

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America?s infrastructure investments ? levels of which have long trailed behind those of Asia and Europe ? will be further stifled this year by pressures to cut federal spending and reduce the deficit, compelling cities to be evermore creative and resourceful in securing partnerships to start or continue infrastructure projects, according to Infrastructure 2011: A Strategic Priority.

METERING: CDM, Wilbur Smith Associates Combine

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CDM and Wilbur Smith Associates (WSA) announced the acquisition of WSA by CDM. The combined organization expands both firms? global, full-service capabilities in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities.

METERING: Landis+Gyr, Mueller Systems Announce Metering Agreement for Combined Utilities

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Landis+Gyr, a global leader in energy management and advanced metering technology, and Mueller Systems, a leader in advanced metering solutions for water systems, have announced an agreement to deliver multi-service advanced metering systems to combination utilities.

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS: Layne Christensen Co. Acquires Wildcat Civil Services

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Layne Christensen Co. announced that the acquisition of Wildcat Civil Services, a cured-in-place rehabilitation company based in Kiowa, Colo.

ENGINEERING FIRMS: Woolperts Marks 100 Years

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In 2011, Woolpert is celebrating a major milestone: its 100th year in business. Established in 1911 as a surveying company, Woolpert has grown over the past 100 years to a fully integrated, multidisciplinary firm with more than 650 employees in 23 offices across the United States.

INSPECTION TOOLS: New Jersey-Based Envirosight Donates Equipment to Aid in Japan?s Recovery.

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Randolph, N.J.-based Envirosight has donated equipment to assist with recovery and rebuilding in Japan following the devastating earthquake and tsunami.

AWARDS: PPI Honors Goddard

AWARDS: PPI Honors Goddard

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James Goddard, who recently retired from Advanced Drainage Systems Inc. (ADS) as the company?s Chief Engineer, has been made an Honorary Lifetime Member of the Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI), the major trade association representing all segments of the plastic pipe industry. In recognition of Goddard?s contributions to the PPI and the industry, the award was made during the group?s annual membership meeting in May 2011.

DESIGN SERVICES: RJN Group to Perform Sewer Main Improvement in Stillwater, Okla.

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The sanitary sewer mains in the West College Addition area of Stillwater, Okla., will be receiving a much needed update with the help of RJN Group Inc. RJN will provide engineering services to the Stillwater Utility Authority and design a sustainable, cost-effective reconstruction or replacement of the sanitary sewer collection system in the West College Addition area.