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AWWA’s insights from Water 2050 Technology Think Tank report

AWWA’s insights from Water 2050 Technology Think Tank report

January 24, 2023 at 10:00 am 0 comments

A diverse group of influential thinkers from within and outside the water community put forth 10 recommendations for a technologically-advanced water future in the second think tank report of the Water 2050 initiative. Published recently by the American Water Works Association (AWWA), the Water 2050Read More

Xylem to acquire Evoqua in $7.5 billion deal

Xylem to acquire Evoqua in $7.5 billion deal

January 23, 2023 at 10:35 am 0 comments

Global water technology company Xylem announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire water treatment solutions and services provider Evoqua in an all-stock transaction that reflects an implied enterprise value of approximately $7.5 billion. As water risks rise in global importance, this transactionRead More

NEORSD CEO’s contract extended through 2028

NEORSD CEO’s contract extended through 2028

January 19, 2023 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District’s Board of Trustees voted to extend Chief Executive Officer Kyle Dreyfuss-Wells’s contract through 2028. As CEO, Dreyfuss-Wells oversees the operation of one of the largest clean water agencies in Ohio, managing a $170 million operating budget, $270 million capitalRead More

GLWA’s Cheryl Porter selected as next AWWA president-elect

GLWA’s Cheryl Porter selected as next AWWA president-elect

January 17, 2023 at 9:00 am 0 comments

The American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) Board of Directors has selected Cheryl Porter from Detroit, Mich., as the association’s next president-elect.  The Board also selected four vice presidents and two directors-at-large during its annual winter meeting in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Porter is the chiefRead More

How Lead-Free Manufacturing Improves Sustainability with Mueller’s Graham Hines

How Lead-Free Manufacturing Improves Sustainability with Mueller’s Graham Hines

January 16, 2023 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

In this edition of WF&M Conversations, we talk with Mueller’s Graham Hines, Plant Manager at the company’s lead-free brass foundry in Decatur, Illinois. To eliminate exposure to lead and help ensure the sustainability throughout the lifecycle of its products, Mueller is eliminating lead-based products andRead More

Adding the Limited Buydown to WIFIA Loans

Adding the Limited Buydown to WIFIA Loans

January 16, 2023 at 7:45 am 0 comments

By John Ryan The EPA’s WIFIA loan program offers several interest rate management features that are highly beneficial for large-scale infrastructure financings, including a U.S. Treasury-based fixed-rate lock for construction and permanent drawdowns, post-execution rate resets until draw, and no-penalty cancellation and prepayment. All areRead More

Call for Speakers! 2023 Water Finance Conference

Call for Speakers! 2023 Water Finance Conference

January 16, 2023 at 7:30 am 0 comments

9th Annual Event Returning to Cleveland, Ohio, August 8-9 RICHFIELD, OHIO — Organizers of the 2023 Water Finance Conference are looking for speakers for its ninth annual event to be held Aug. 8-9 in Cleveland, Ohio. Please email your 200-word abstract by March 10, 2023. Details below. The WaterRead More

What 3M’s decision to stop making PFAS means for water providers

What 3M’s decision to stop making PFAS means for water providers

January 16, 2023 at 6:00 am 0 comments

In December, 3M announced that it will stop making PFAS per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances), a group of thousands of chemicals it has produced for decades, by 2025. 3M’s announcement begs the questions of why the company is taking this action now, and what does itRead More

McMillen Jacobs Associates rebrands as Delve Underground

McMillen Jacobs Associates rebrands as Delve Underground

January 13, 2023 at 7:14 am 0 comments

McMillen Jacobs Associates, specializing in delivering underground infrastructure throughout North America and Australasia, announced it has rebranded as Delve Underground. “Delve Underground’s mission is to solve our client’s infrastructure challenges with our collective expertise and legacy of underground excellence,” said Victor Romero, President of DelveRead More

Treatment tech showcased by Bill Gates used in Sumner, Wash. facility

Treatment tech showcased by Bill Gates used in Sumner, Wash. facility

January 11, 2023 at 4:01 pm 0 comments

Generate Upcycle, a waste-to-value platform founded by Generate Capital PBC, has announced the commissioning of the first Varcor system dedicated to the treatment of septage and biosolids from municipal wastewater. Located in Sumner, Wash., the facility is owned by Generate Upcycle and operated in partnershipRead More