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PEOPLE: RJN Group Inc. Announces John Peters as a Principal

PEOPLE: RJN Group Inc. Announces John Peters as a Principal

August 31, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

At the RJN Group, Inc. (RJN) Annual Strategic Business Meeting, held in the spring, John Peters was named as an RJN Principal. With the addition of Peters, RJN has a total of 10 Principals.

WASTEWATER TREATMENT: United Water and East Providence Break Ground for Wastewater System Improvements

WASTEWATER TREATMENT: United Water and East Providence Break Ground for Wastewater System Improvements

August 31, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

United Water and the City of East Providence held a ground breaking ceremony on June 8 marking the start of a $52.5 million upgrade to the city?s wastewater collection and treatment facilities. The construction project includes state-of-the-art improvements that will protect the Narragansett Bay and help ensure regulatory compliance.

UTILITY TRANSFER: IURC Approves Transfer of Indy?s Water, Wastewater Utilities to Citizens Energy Group

UTILITY TRANSFER: IURC Approves Transfer of Indy?s Water, Wastewater Utilities to Citizens Energy Group

August 31, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard and Carey Lykins, President & CEO of Citizens Energy Group, praised the July 13 approval by the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) of the transfer of the community?s water and wastewater utilities to Citizens.

Conferences: ACE 2011 Visits Washington, D.C.

Conferences: ACE 2011 Visits Washington, D.C.

August 31, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Leadership was the theme of this year?s American Water Works Association?s Annual Conference and Exposition held in Washington, D.C., June 12-16. Thousands of water professionals from around the world gathered at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center to take part in educational sessions and view exhibitor products and services.

Construction Spending Hits 11-Year Low

August 31, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Construction spending fell for the sixth straight month in May, touching an 11-year low, as shrinking public outlays and residential construction swamped a rise in private nonresidential work, the Associated General Contractors of America reported in an analysis of new Census Bureau data.

Mayors Roundtable

Mayors Roundtable

August 31, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Infrastructure is the driving force of an economy. Without means to move goods and services, and without facilities to provide clean and safe water, a city simply cannot compete.

Garney to Build New Water Facilities in Colorado

July 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Garney Companies Inc. has been awarded more than $375 million in contracts to improve Colorado?s water infrastructure, the company announced recently. Two projects were awarded independently by the Denver Metropolitan Water Reclamation District and Colorado Springs Utilities.

Pure Technologies Ltd. Acquires Electromechanical Technologies Inc.

July 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Pure Technologies Ltd. announced June 13 that it has purchased the business and assets of Electromechanical Technologies Inc. (EMTEK), a Salt Lake City-based developer of advanced pipeline inspection technologies.

Aqua America CEO: Water-Energy Nexus Will Play a Role in Future Environmental and Business Opportunities

July 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Speaking before the Citi Climate Change and Water Conference recently in London, Aqua America Chairman and CEO Nicholas DeBenedictis said that the water-energy nexus will play a large role in future of the company with respect to environmental and business opportunities.

ACE Visits Washington

ACE Visits Washington

July 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Leadership was the theme of this year?s American Water Works Association?s Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE) held in Washington, D.C., June 12-16. Thousands of water professionals from around the world gathered at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center to take part in educational sessions and view exhibitors products and services.