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PEOPLE: American Water Names David Baker to Lead Western Division

PEOPLE: American Water Names David Baker to Lead Western Division

April 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

American Water Works Company Inc., the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility company, recently announced that David Baker, president of Indiana American Water and Michigan American Water, has been named senior vice president of the company?s Western Division.

PEOPLE: AWWA Names New Executive Director

PEOPLE: AWWA Names New Executive Director

April 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) recently named David B. LaFrance as its new executive director. He will join the staff in May.

PEOPLE:  Haley & Aldrich Announces New Leadership Team

PEOPLE: Haley & Aldrich Announces New Leadership Team

April 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Haley & Aldrich, one of the nation?s leading geotechnical and environmental engineering consulting firms, announced the promotions of Lawrence P. Smith, P.E., R.G., to President/CEO and William R. Fisher, P.E., to Executive Vice President/Chief Client Officer.

DESALINATION:  Tampa Bay Desalination Plant Achieves Performance Milestones

DESALINATION: Tampa Bay Desalination Plant Achieves Performance Milestones

April 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Tampa Bay Water, American Water and Acciona Agua announced that the Tampa Bay Seawater Desalination Facility, the largest seawater desalination plant in the United States, has passed the final two performance milestone tests.

CONFERENCES: Virginia Tech Hosts UIM Water/Wastewater Management Conference

CONFERENCES: Virginia Tech Hosts UIM Water/Wastewater Management Conference

April 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

More than 125 people traveled to Blacksburg, Va., March 9-10 to attend a joint UIM Water/Wastewater Conference and Trenchless Road Show, sponsored by Benjamin Media and in conjunction with Virginia Tech.

WATER POLICY: The Clean Water America Alliance Generates Industry Momentum

WATER POLICY: The Clean Water America Alliance Generates Industry Momentum

April 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The Clean Water America Alliance (CWAA), a newly formed organization focused on the promotion of water sustainability and the development of a viable national water policy to better address the provision of clean safe water for future generations, recently hosted its second national dialogue.

Water Investment Meeting Held in NYC

Water Investment Meeting Held in NYC

April 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The financial services firm Janney Montgomery Scott held its annual Water Industry Summit March 22-23 in New York City at the Grand Hyatt Hotel.

House Committee Passes Small Business and Infrastructure Jobs Tax Act of 2010

House Committee Passes Small Business and Infrastructure Jobs Tax Act of 2010

April 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) issued a release applauding the House Ways and Means Committee for passing the Small Business and Infrastructure Jobs Tax Act of 2010 March 17, and urged the House to follow suit and pass this bill.

New Technology Helps Secure Your Water Treatment Facilities

New Technology Helps Secure Your Water Treatment Facilities

April 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Securing public and private utility sites and facilities from losses resulting from theft, burglary and vandalism is complicated, relatively expensive and often times frustrating.

Managing Iron Pipes

Managing Iron Pipes

April 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

A lot of discussion surrounds the need for condition assessment of existing infrastructure in order to properly prioritize the work that needs to be done to rehabilitate our water and sewer pipelines.