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The Keys to the Vault

November 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

One of the great ironies in the water industry ? in addition to the central irony that we generally pay so little for something of such irreplaceable value ? is the fact that so many cities are in desperate need of investment in infrastructure while so much money is available, but seemingly just out of reach.

Tapping into Solar Power

Tapping into Solar Power

November 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

With the tremendous cost associated with the treatment and distribution of water, many water districts are going solar for protection from rising electricity costs.

Fact-Based Planning Enables Long-Term Savings for Water Pipe Systems

Fact-Based Planning Enables Long-Term Savings for Water Pipe Systems

October 12, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Perhaps the three most important questions facing a municipal water department today are, ?How do you predict how long our water distribution system will last?,? ?When must we start planning for replacement?? and ?What?s the true cost over the lifetime of the system??

Garden City Boosts Leak Detection with the Smart Grid for Water

Garden City Boosts Leak Detection with the Smart Grid for Water

October 12, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Water usage and waste are at record levels as a growing global population, environmental changes and aging water infrastructure strain freshwater resources.

Notable Outcomes of the Recently

October 12, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Just days after the conclusion of AWWA?S ACE 2011, the U.S. Conference of Mayors held its 79th annual meeting in Baltimore.

Tapping into Solar Power

Tapping into Solar Power

October 12, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

With the tremendous cost associated with the treatment and distribution of water, many water districts are going solar for protection from rising electricity costs.

Unique Design-Build Engineering Partnership Helps Launch Southern Delivery System Construction

Unique Design-Build Engineering Partnership Helps Launch Southern Delivery System Construction

October 12, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Major construction of the Southern Delivery System (SDS) has now commenced.

Lean Water Operations:

Lean Water Operations:

October 12, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

In today?s economy, finding ways to ?do more with less? extends to virtually every business, government and educational institution.

Taking Desalination to the Next Level

Taking Desalination to the Next Level

October 12, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Earth: the Blue Planet. Its nickname is derived from the fact that about 70 percent of its surface is covered by water.

Activity on the Infrastructure Funding Front

October 12, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

In a televised address to Congress on Sept. 8, President Barack Obama called for the passage of the American Jobs Act, which includes investment in infrastructure for roads, bridges, railroads, airports and schools.