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CALL FOR SPEAKERS — 2019 Water Finance Conference

CALL FOR SPEAKERS — 2019 Water Finance Conference

February 4, 2019 at 11:36 am 0 comments

Organizers of the 2019 Water Finance Conference are accepting abstracts for the fifth annual event to be held Aug. 21-22 at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, D.C. The Water Finance Conference is aimed at connecting executive-level utility professionals, including directors, superintendents, CEOs and CFOs with consultants, financial advisors, lawyersRead More

Orange County gets ASCE Project of the Year award

Orange County gets ASCE Project of the Year award

February 4, 2019 at 10:46 am 0 comments

The Orange County Water District’s (OCWD) Mid-Basin Injection: Centennial Park (MBI) project was recognized with the Water Treatment Project of the Year Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers—Orange County Branch (ASCE OC). The award will be presented at the 2019 ASCE OC Branch Awards Dinner held on Thursday,Read More

Palo Alto plant to implement treatment upgrades  

Palo Alto plant to implement treatment upgrades  

February 4, 2019 at 10:16 am 0 comments

The City of Palo Alto, Calif., recently announced it has hired Brown and Caldwell to provide design services for secondary treatment upgrades at the city’s Regional Water Quality Control Plant (RWQCP). Operational since 1934 and serving the communities of Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Stanford University,Read More

Kleinfelder to be acquired by private equity investment firm

Kleinfelder to be acquired by private equity investment firm

February 1, 2019 at 11:00 am 0 comments

The Kleinfelder Group Inc., an engineering, construction management, design and environmental professional services firm with corporate offices in San Diego, Calif., has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Wind Point Partners, a private equity investment firm, in conjunction with the management of the firm. “The change in ownershipRead More

Water sector urges Congress to prioritize water in coming year

Water sector urges Congress to prioritize water in coming year

January 28, 2019 at 11:27 am 0 comments

In January, water sector organizations including the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) and National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) joined nearly 100 other national and regional organizations in sending a letter to U.S. House and Senate leadership. The groups urged lawmakers to incorporate drinking and clean water funding into anyRead More

Wheeler addresses water priorities at Senate confirmation hearing

Wheeler addresses water priorities at Senate confirmation hearing

January 28, 2019 at 10:47 am 0 comments

Andrew Wheeler appeared before the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee earlier this month for a confirmation hearing on his nomination to serve as EPA administrator. Wheeler, who President Trump formally nominated on Jan. 9 to lead the agency on a permanent basis, has served as acting administrator since formerRead More

Waco, Texas, partners with WaterSmart on customer self-service platform

Waco, Texas, partners with WaterSmart on customer self-service platform

January 28, 2019 at 10:01 am 0 comments

The City of Waco, Texas, has announced a new partnership with WaterSmart Software to deploy a self-service and customer engagement platform for the staff and end-use customers of the city. On the heels of a recent announcement to deploy smart meters and analytics to improve operational efficiency, the WaterSmart Software-as-a-Service platformRead More

AWWA names next president-elect

AWWA names next president-elect

January 28, 2019 at 8:30 am 0 comments

Melissa Elliott of Greenwood Village, Colo. is the American Water Works Association’s next president-elect, the association announced. Four vice presidents and one director-at-large were also elected during the board of director’s recent annual winter meeting. Elliott, a manager at Raftelis Financial Consultants, has been an AWWA member for 15 years. For AWWA,Read More

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City of Cedar Park, Texas, enhances customer communications with Sensus AMI

January 21, 2019 at 1:03 pm 0 comments

The City of Cedar Park, Texas, located near Austin, is changing the way it communicates with its water customers. Rather than putting an invoice in the mail and taking questions over the phone, the city has upgraded its system with technology that puts customers in the driver’s seat. “We sawRead More

Brown and Caldwell joins SWAN

Brown and Caldwell joins SWAN

January 21, 2019 at 12:49 pm 0 comments

Environmental engineering and construction firm Brown and Caldwell announced it has joined the Smart Water Networks Forum (SWAN), a leading global hub for the smart water and wastewater sectors. Water and wastewater utilities increasingly face challenges associated with rising water demand and aging infrastructure, adding pressures to already burdened supply,Read More