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

June 8, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

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

June 8, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

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.

June 8, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

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.

BUSINESS: Wachs Water Services Opens New Regional Office in Canada, Adds Personnel

June 8, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Wachs Water Services, a leading provider of solutions for the management of aging water infrastructure in the United States, has opened a new regional office in Burlington, Ont., which is part of the Greater Toronto area.

ASSOCIATIONS: Clean Water America Alliance Elects New Board Members

June 8, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The Clean Water America Alliance will add four new Directors to its Board. ?The Alliance is broadening its perspective and growing its membership of proven leaders,? explains President Ben Grumbles. Joining the Alliance Board are:

PIPE REHAB: Insituform Awarded Two Large Contracts

June 8, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Insituform Technologies Inc. announced that it has been awarded contracts from the City of Montreal, Quebec, and Orange County, Fla., totaling more than $20 million.

Conferences: UIM Conference Visits Seattle

Conferences: UIM Conference Visits Seattle

June 8, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The UIM Water/Wastewater Conference was held May 4 at the near Seattle and featured a host of expert presenters covering an array of topics. The conference gathered more than 50 people at the Doubletree Guest Suites Seattle Airport/Southcenter in Tukwila.

Pay Them in Water

Pay Them in Water

June 8, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Paying obligations in water (or sewer service, or natural gas or whatever it is that you sell) ? that?s just the old barter system, right? Yes. But it is so much more. It will save or make your utility a lot of money, if done right.

Twelve Steps to Successful Measurement of RDII Reduction

Twelve Steps to Successful Measurement of RDII Reduction

May 18, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

It has often been said that the best way to learn how to do a thing is to ask experienced people what mistakes they have made and what corrective steps they took in subsequent projects. After 40 years of experience in sewer-related projects as a regulator, an Owner and a consultant, I have seen many successful sewer rehabilitation projects as well as many others that did not fare well.

MWH Soft Changes Name to Innovyze

May 2, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

MWH Soft announced it has a new name ? Innovyze. The new name and logo more accurately reflect the company?s rich history of creating innovative, technically advanced modeling and management solutions for the world?s water and wastewater communities.