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CDM, Wilbur Smith Associates Combine

March 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

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.

LEAK DETECTION: Pure Technologies Announces Contract in Dallas

February 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Pure Technologies Ltd. announced that Dallas City Council has authorized the award of a three-year service contract worth up to $8.5 million to Pure?s wholly owned subsidiaries, Pure Technologies U.S. Inc. and Pressure Pipe Inspection Company (USA) Inc.

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.