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Tampa Area Quenches Thirst by Tapping into the Sea

Tampa Area Quenches Thirst by Tapping into the Sea

August 31, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

With population growth and climate changes threatening the U.S. water supply, desalination is a viable solution to augment groundwater and surface water supplies for drinking water.

A New Twist on Partnerships

A New Twist on Partnerships

August 31, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Like many other cities in North America, Winnipeg, Manitoba, found itself in need of updating its wastewater infrastructure to keep pace with growth and age, as well as meet regulatory requirements. In all, the city was looking at a $751 million price tag on a capital improvement program for sewage treatment construction costs.

AWARDS: Plastics Pipe Institute Announces 2011 Recognition Award Winners

AWARDS: Plastics Pipe Institute Announces 2011 Recognition Award Winners

August 31, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

During its annual membership meeting in early May, the Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI) announced winners who were awarded for significant achievements and exceptional service involving the use of polyethylene (PE) pipe.

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS: Balfour Beatty Infrastructure Acquires Fru-Con Acquisition

August 31, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Balfour Beatty Infrastructure Inc. announces the acquisition of Fru-Con, a leading water and wastewater infrastructure contractor based in Virginia.

PEOPLE: HDR Announces Personnel Moves

August 31, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Susan Gilbert has been named West Region director for HDR?s Water business group. She will be based in Denver.

PEOPLE: J.M. Waller Associates Hires Ward

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Linda Ward has recently joined J.M. Waller Associates Inc. (JMWA) in the role of business development manager based in the company?s Atlanta office.

PEOPLE: RJN Group Inc. Announces John Peters as a Principal

PEOPLE: RJN Group Inc. Announces John Peters as a Principal

August 31, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

At the RJN Group, Inc. (RJN) Annual Strategic Business Meeting, held in the spring, John Peters was named as an RJN Principal. With the addition of Peters, RJN has a total of 10 Principals.

WASTEWATER TREATMENT: United Water and East Providence Break Ground for Wastewater System Improvements

WASTEWATER TREATMENT: United Water and East Providence Break Ground for Wastewater System Improvements

August 31, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

United Water and the City of East Providence held a ground breaking ceremony on June 8 marking the start of a $52.5 million upgrade to the city?s wastewater collection and treatment facilities. The construction project includes state-of-the-art improvements that will protect the Narragansett Bay and help ensure regulatory compliance.

UTILITY TRANSFER: IURC Approves Transfer of Indy?s Water, Wastewater Utilities to Citizens Energy Group

UTILITY TRANSFER: IURC Approves Transfer of Indy?s Water, Wastewater Utilities to Citizens Energy Group

August 31, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard and Carey Lykins, President & CEO of Citizens Energy Group, praised the July 13 approval by the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) of the transfer of the community?s water and wastewater utilities to Citizens.

Conferences: ACE 2011 Visits Washington, D.C.

Conferences: ACE 2011 Visits Washington, D.C.

August 31, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Leadership was the theme of this year?s American Water Works Association?s Annual Conference and Exposition held in Washington, D.C., June 12-16. Thousands of water professionals from around the world gathered at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center to take part in educational sessions and view exhibitor products and services.