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Plastics Pipe Institute Offers Utility Relocation Webinar

September 9, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI), a trade association representing all segments of the plastics piping industry, will host a webinar titled ?The Benefits of Utility Relocation with HDPE Conduit.?

American Water Summit Set for Washington, D.C.

September 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

?American Water Summit ? New Environment, New Directions? provides a rare opportunity to focus on the unique characteristics and opportunities in the U.S. water market with the people who will make it happen.

Asheville Selects Turnkey ?Smart Water? Metering Program

September 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The City of Asheville, N.C., has selected Mueller Systems to help it improve the efficiency and service of its water operations through the implementation of a comprehensive, smart metering water program.

Honolulu Agrees to Address Wastewater System

September 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

A comprehensive settlement has been reached with the City and County of Honolulu that will address Clean Water Act compliance at Honolulu?s wastewater collection and treatment systems, the Justice Department, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Hawaii Attorney General?s Office, Hawaii Department of Health, and three environmental groups announced Aug. 10.

Special-Purpose Corporations: An Alternative Funding Strategy

September 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Cities are facing harsh economic times. Many are faced with mega capital improvement programs and rising budget deficits, exacerbated by the fact that limited help is coming from federal and state governments.

Rural AMI System Benefits Deliver More Than a Drop in the Bucket

Rural AMI System Benefits Deliver More Than a Drop in the Bucket

September 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Ask a water utility about the connection between advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and customer service, and they will probably tell you that their AMI system allows them to better serve customers by providing early leak notification, a simplified billing schedule and clear details about water usage.

WATER RESOURCES: Veolia Water Introduces Water Impact Index as Part of Water Carbon Footprint Study

WATER RESOURCES: Veolia Water Introduces Water Impact Index as Part of Water Carbon Footprint Study

August 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Veolia Water North America (Veolia Water) recently unveiled the Water Impact Index, the first indicator enabling a comprehensive assessment of the impact of human activity on water resources.

PIPE RESEARCH: Report Shows Long Life Expectancy for PE Water Pipes

PIPE RESEARCH: Report Shows Long Life Expectancy for PE Water Pipes

August 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI) recently announced that an analysis has been completed on the potential effects of disinfectants on potable water supply polyethylene (PE) pipe. The findings are now available to the industry in a report posted online.

Honolulu to Upgrade Sewer System by 2020

August 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

A comprehensive settlement has been reached with the City and County of Honolulu that will address Clean Water Act compliance at Honolulu?s wastewater collection and treatment systems, the Justice Department, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Hawaii Attorney General?s Office, Hawaii Department of Health, and three environmental groups announced.

Water/Wastewater Rates Continue to Rise

August 1, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Black & Veatch in August released the results of its sixth 50 Largest Cities Water and Wastewater Rate Survey, a valuable knowledge resource for water and wastewater utilities.