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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.

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.

PEOPLE: J.M. Waller Associates Hires Ward

August 31, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

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: 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Olathe, Kansas: A Sustainable City Through Water Conservation

Olathe, Kansas: A Sustainable City Through Water Conservation

August 31, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), over the past 50 years, the U.S. population has doubled in size and its thirst for water has tripled. Water usage in the next 25 years is expected to climb another 50 percent.

The Impact of the Green Movement for Improving the Energy Efficiency of Water and Wastewater Systems

The Impact of the Green Movement for Improving the Energy Efficiency of Water and Wastewater Systems

August 31, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Several years ago, an article was featured that reviewed the U.S. Green Building Council?s (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program as a tool to encourage environmentally compatible elements in buildings, including improved energy and water efficiencies.