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Loudoun Water implements Sensus AMI solution

Loudoun Water implements Sensus AMI solution

June 11, 2018 at 7:00 am 0 comments

Loudoun County, Virginia, is one of the fastest growing counties in the nation, bringing a high demand for water from both industrial and residential customers. In response, Loudoun Water, the region’s water utility, is on an exciting path forward to plan for and deliver advanced water and wastewater technologies thatRead More

Itron to introduce Ultrasonic Intelis meter 

Itron to introduce Ultrasonic Intelis meter 

June 11, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Itron, Inc., has announced it will introduce its Intelis water meter in Q4 2018. The Intelis is Itron’s first ultrasonic water metering solution for North America that allows utilities to take advantage of the power of data. When coupled with Itron’s multi-purpose network, the meter provides the information necessary for utilities toRead More

The Digital Revolution for Water Asset Management

The Digital Revolution for Water Asset Management

June 4, 2018 at 10:25 am 0 comments

Bringing AI and Machine Learning to Underground Pipe Infrastructure By Greg Baird Water asset management in the United States has advanced through various stages of education and the practical application of best practices. The U.S. EPA has concluded that nearly 60 percent of the value of water infrastructure remains hiddenRead More

What Is Poor Supplier Information Management Costing Utilities?

What Is Poor Supplier Information Management Costing Utilities?

June 4, 2018 at 10:05 am 0 comments

By Mary Ellen Mitchell SIM is the process of measuring and monitoring supplier performance and supplier business process and practices for the purposes of consolidating supplier information in one database, reducing costs, mitigating risk and driving continuous improvement. How much do you really know about your suppliers and how much areRead More

ACE18 Preview & Technology Stream

ACE18 Preview & Technology Stream

June 4, 2018 at 9:55 am 0 comments

The American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) 2018 Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE18), being held June 11-14 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, is one of the largest water industry tradeshows of the year in North America. The year’s program and workshops will be held from June 11-14Read More

California water district to construct state-of-the-art recycling facility

California water district to construct state-of-the-art recycling facility

May 30, 2018 at 9:27 am 0 comments

The East Valley Water District in Highland, Calif., recently secured $126 million in funding from the California State Water Resources Control Board to construct the Sterling Natural Resource Center (SNRC), a state-of-the-art wastewater treatment facility that will produce recycled water and offer additional community benefits. Through $119 million in low-interestRead More

Senate panel approves WRDA bill; water sector split on SRF WIN provision

Senate panel approves WRDA bill; water sector split on SRF WIN provision

May 29, 2018 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

The Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee has approved its plan to reauthorize the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). The measure includes a controversial proposal known as the “SRF WIN Act.” Introduced earlier this year by Sen. John Boozman (R-Ark.), the SRF WIN Act would amend EPA’s Water InfrastructureRead More

A flooded treatment plant in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in 2017.

EPA resiliency program included in WRDA bill

May 29, 2018 at 11:50 am 0 comments

Last week, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee approved a plan to reauthorize the Water Resources Development Act (S. 2800). The WRDA legislation contains a number of drinking water policy reforms, including one that could authorize a new program under the U.S. EPA that would offer competitive grant assistance to communities toRead More

StratComm to highlight ratepayer relations, outreach in Chicago

StratComm to highlight ratepayer relations, outreach in Chicago

May 29, 2018 at 11:31 am 0 comments

On June 6-7 in Chicago, the National Association of Clean Water Agencies will host Strategic Communications: H2O (StratComm), an event geared toward engaging public utility officials on best practices in ratepayer communication, public relations and outreach.  The purpose of StratComm is to help clean water utilities innovate — or create — communications platforms thatRead More

AWWA announces keynotes for ACE in Las Vegas

AWWA announces keynotes for ACE in Las Vegas

May 29, 2018 at 9:27 am 0 comments

The American Water Works Association has announced that NPR host Ira Flatow and award-winning actor John O’Hurley will speak at the association’s Annual Conference & Exposition(ACE18), to be held June 11-14 in Las Vegas, Nev. Flatow will open ACE18 at the Opening General Session at 8:30 a.m. on Tues., June 12Read More

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