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P3GreatLakes seeks green infrastructure funding via Environmental Impact Bonds

P3GreatLakes seeks green infrastructure funding via Environmental Impact Bonds

May 20, 2019 at 9:15 am 0 comments

The P3Great Lakes Initiative is seeking municipalities from the Great Lakes basin states — Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio Pennsylvania and New York — to finance green stormwater infrastructure via an Environmental Impact Bond (EIB). According to P3Great Lakes, the EIB is a financing tool that uses a “Pay for Success” approach to provideRead More

Water Asset Management Conference Online to conclude Spring Series on Wednesday

Water Asset Management Conference Online to conclude Spring Series on Wednesday

May 20, 2019 at 8:44 am 0 comments

The 2019 Water Asset Management Conference Online will conclude its 2019 Spring Series this Wednesday, May 22, with Session 4, presenting a series of expert presentations highlighting smart metering implementation and optimization. The May 22 Session is sponsored by Neptune Technology Group. The Water Asset Management Conference was first launched in 2001Read More

Tesco Controls acquires Trimax Systems

Tesco Controls acquires Trimax Systems

May 20, 2019 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Tesco Controls, Inc. (TESCO), a North American control systems provider for the water and wastewater industry, recently announced it has acquired Trimax (TRIMAX) Systems, Inc. for an undisclosed sum. TRIMAX is a Southern California-based systems integrator serving the water and wastewater market, as well as the utility, solar and renewableRead More

Great Project Outcomes Start at the Source: Download the FREE eBook

Great Project Outcomes Start at the Source: Download the FREE eBook

May 13, 2019 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Did you know that implementing purpose-built software can significantly improve bid and RFP outcomes for water procurement professionals, the organizations they work for and the communities they serve? With sourcing software, teams can effectively engage stakeholders, evaluate vendor data and ensure high-quality, cost effective service delivery. Download this FREE eBookRead More

AWWA: Rate survey shows increasing utility costs still driving up rates

AWWA: Rate survey shows increasing utility costs still driving up rates

May 13, 2019 at 8:00 am 0 comments

The American Water Works Association’s most recent Water and Wastewater Rate Survey reveals that average increases in drinking water and wastewater charges continue to outpace the rise in the U.S. Consumer Price Index. The 2019 rate survey is now available here. Between the 2016 and 2018 surveys, charges increased 7.2 percent forRead More

The Nexus of Water Loss & Asset Management: Register for WAMC Session 3 Wednesday for free

The Nexus of Water Loss & Asset Management: Register for WAMC Session 3 Wednesday for free

May 13, 2019 at 7:55 am 0 comments

The Spring Series of the 2019 Water Asset Management Conference Online will continue this Wednesday, May 15 with Session 3, presenting a series of expert presentations highlighting the nexus of water loss control and proactive asset management initiatives, as utilities across the United States continue to address the ever-evolving challenges of reducingRead More

WEF releases first-ever stormwater needs analysis revealing major funding gap

WEF releases first-ever stormwater needs analysis revealing major funding gap

May 10, 2019 at 2:15 pm 0 comments

The first-ever analysis of needs of the U.S. stormwater sector shows an estimated $7.5 billion annual funding gap and revealed top priorities and challenges across the country. The inaugural MS4 Needs Assessment Survey led by the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF) Stormwater Institute, reflects an effort to learn more about the natureRead More

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Bentley names new chief research officer

May 10, 2019 at 7:50 am 0 comments

Bentley Systems recently announced Dr. Nabil Abou-Rahme has joined the company as chief research officer for the Bentley Institute’s Digital Advancement Academies. He will work from Bentley’s London offices, and will lead Bentley’s efforts in digital advancement research, collaborating with government, university, and industry visionaries to promote innovative solutions forRead More

At a cost of nearly $200 million, the Riverside Regional Water Quality Control Plant Phase 1 Expansion is the largest public works project the city has ever completed.

Congressional Democrats, Trump meet on $2 trillion infrastructure outline

May 6, 2019 at 11:56 am 0 comments

President Donald J. Trump, along with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), met last week to discuss the possibility of a bipartisan infrastructure deal. The two sides reportedly reached an agreement on the outline of a $2 trillion infrastructure plan. Details on the agreementRead More

Water Asset Management Conference Online to continue Spring Series May 8

Water Asset Management Conference Online to continue Spring Series May 8

May 6, 2019 at 11:17 am 0 comments

The Spring Series of the 2019 Water Asset Management Conference Online will continue this Wednesday, May 8 with Session 2, presenting a series of expert presentations highlighting efficient decision making using new technologies and data analytics as it relates to the modern water utility. The May 8 Session is Fracta Inc. and Sedaru. The WaterRead More