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WATER RESOURCES: Veolia Water Introduces Water Impact Index as Part of Water Carbon Footprint Study

WATER RESOURCES: Veolia Water Introduces Water Impact Index as Part of Water Carbon Footprint Study

August 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Veolia Water North America (Veolia Water) recently unveiled the Water Impact Index, the first indicator enabling a comprehensive assessment of the impact of human activity on water resources.

PIPE RESEARCH: Report Shows Long Life Expectancy for PE Water Pipes

PIPE RESEARCH: Report Shows Long Life Expectancy for PE Water Pipes

August 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI) recently announced that an analysis has been completed on the potential effects of disinfectants on potable water supply polyethylene (PE) pipe. The findings are now available to the industry in a report posted online.

Honolulu to Upgrade Sewer System by 2020

August 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

A comprehensive settlement has been reached with the City and County of Honolulu that will address Clean Water Act compliance at Honolulu?s wastewater collection and treatment systems, the Justice Department, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Hawaii Attorney General?s Office, Hawaii Department of Health, and three environmental groups announced.

Water/Wastewater Rates Continue to Rise

August 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Black & Veatch in August released the results of its sixth 50 Largest Cities Water and Wastewater Rate Survey, a valuable knowledge resource for water and wastewater utilities.

Proactive Maintenance Starts with Good Record-Keeping

Proactive Maintenance Starts with Good Record-Keeping

August 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Two municipalities, one age-old problem: knowing where and how to spend money and time on the infrastructure repairs that matter most.

New Jersey Treatment Plant Upgrade Includes New Technology

New Jersey Treatment Plant Upgrade Includes New Technology

August 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

You could say that their 140-year tradition of excellence is something that?s just ?in the water? at the company.

The U.S. Water Challenges ? AWWA?s ACE 10 and Beyond

The U.S. Water Challenges ? AWWA?s ACE 10 and Beyond

August 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

With over 12,000 water professionals in attendance, the American Water Works Association?s 2010 Annual Conference and Exhibition (ACE10) was a huge success in Chicago.

More Data Is the Key to Conservation

More Data Is the Key to Conservation

August 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Water shortages are becoming more common around the country and many areas, especially those in the western United States, are taking aggressive action in enforcing water bans and setting conservation goals.

Rural AMI System Benefits Deliver More Than a Drop in the Bucket

Rural AMI System Benefits Deliver More Than a Drop in the Bucket

August 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Ask a water utility about the connection between advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and customer service, and they will probably tell you that their AMI system allows them to better serve customers by providing early leak notification, a simplified billing schedule and clear details about water usage.

Weathering the Storm

Weathering the Storm

August 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

While it?s not as complex as the Rubik?s Cube, putting together a storm water detention system can be quite a puzzle just the same.

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