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JD7 names Quail vice president

JD7 names Quail vice president

May 12, 2017 at 2:20 pm 0 comments

JD7, an Aquam company, has announced that Emma Quail has joined the team as vice president. Quail will be managing the service, sales and distribution of JD7’s pipeline assessment technology across North America. Prior to joining JD7 in March of this year, Quail spent the last 15 years in theRead More

Water sector coalition releases ‘Northwest Vision for 2040’ report

Water sector coalition releases ‘Northwest Vision for 2040’ report

May 12, 2017 at 2:08 pm 0 comments

A group of 50 industry experts, including CH2M, came together from backgrounds in water supply, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure, to develop a new report, A Northwest Vision for 2040 Water Infrastructure: Innovative Pathways, Smarter Spending, Better Outcomes. The report, released by the Evergreen State College’s Center for Sustainable Infrastructure, isRead More

HD Supply Waterworks honored by three NRWA chapters

HD Supply Waterworks honored by three NRWA chapters

May 12, 2017 at 9:00 am 0 comments

HD Supply Waterworks was recently recognized by three state chapters of the National Rural Water Association (NRWA). Waterworks’ teams in Missouri, Illinois and Wisconsin, were each honored. In Missouri, HD Supply Waterworks received the Missouri Rural Water Association’s Associate Member of the Year.  HD Supply Waterworks’ branches in Illinois wereRead More

EPA to fund Oklahoma nonpoint-source pollution projects

EPA to fund Oklahoma nonpoint-source pollution projects

May 11, 2017 at 9:29 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $855,0000 to the Oklahoma Office of the Secretary of Energy to support management of nonpoint-source water pollution. The funding will be used for a variety of projects designed to improve water quality in several priority watersheds. “Improving the Nation’s water is oneRead More

Glass of table-water.

‘Drinking Water Week’ encourages consumers to appreciate, connect with water

May 8, 2017 at 7:10 am 0 comments

The American Water Works Association and water professionals across North America are kicking off Drinking Water Week today with the theme “Your Water – To Know It Is To Love It.” The water sector and AWWA are encouraging utilities, businesses and organizations to celebrate Drinking Water Week by recognizing theRead More

FY17 Omnibus bill lifts WIFIA funding

FY17 Omnibus bill lifts WIFIA funding

May 8, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

The $1.017 trillion omnibus appropriations bill signed in early May by President Donald Trump finalizes federal agency budgets for the remainder of the 2017 fiscal year and removes the immediate threat of a government shutdown. The bill slightly reduces overall EPA appropriations, but also delivers fresh new funding for the Water InfrastructureRead More

Esri ArcGIS has become a mission-critical enterprise system for local government and water utilities’ core business processes. The distinction between the software application and the GIS is no longer relevant to an end user. They have become one. This is particularly true for ArcGIS utilized by local government organizations for public asset management.

Report: Forecasted spending on smart water technology tops $20 billion over next decade

May 5, 2017 at 7:30 am 0 comments

The U.S. municipal water sector, which has traditionally been slow to adopt new technologies, sits at the cusp of change with more than $20 billion of forecasted spending on software, data and analytics solutions over the next decade. As a result, more than 40 companies are positioning to deploy state-of-the-artRead More

Raftelis hires Mastracchio to head new Albany office

Raftelis hires Mastracchio to head new Albany office

May 4, 2017 at 12:19 pm 0 comments

Raftelis Financial Consultants, Inc. (RFC) has announced the hiring of John Mastracchio as a vice president. Mastracchio, who lives in the Albany area, will head up the new RFC office in Albany, N.Y. Mastracchio has more than 22 years of experience as a financial and management consultant serving the utility, governmentalRead More

AWWA urges increased WIFIA funding as demand grows

AWWA urges increased WIFIA funding as demand grows

May 4, 2017 at 9:44 am 0 comments

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) celebrated news that 43 entities have expressed interest in loans through the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) and urged increased funding to confront the U.S. water infrastructure challenge. AWWA, the chief architect of the WIFIA program, continues to advocate for WIFIA andRead More

Fitch: WIFIA could provide long overdue boost to water projects

Fitch: WIFIA could provide long overdue boost to water projects

May 4, 2017 at 8:45 am 0 comments

According to a new report from Fitch Ratings, water and sewer utilities throughout the country are faced with aging infrastructure and a rather large price tag to rectify it, which could pave the way for substantially more investment in the space. The California drought, the Flint, Mich., toxic water crisisRead More

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