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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.

National Clay Pipe Institute Assists with Calcium Deposit Research

National Clay Pipe Institute Assists with Calcium Deposit Research

August 31, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The National Clay Pipe Institute (NCPI) was recently called upon to aid the Costa Mesa Sanitary District (CMSD) of Southern California in an investigation into possible causes of an unknown material building up in some of its gravity sewer lines.

Report: U.S. Cities Need Creative Solutions

July 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

America?s infrastructure investments ? levels of which have long trailed behind those of Asia and Europe ? will be further stifled this year by pressures to cut federal spending and reduce the deficit, compelling cities to be evermore creative and resourceful in securing partnerships to start or continue infrastructure projects, according to Infrastructure 2011: A Strategic Priority.

ACE Visits Washington

ACE Visits Washington

July 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Leadership was the theme of this year?s American Water Works Association?s Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE) 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 exhibitors products and services.

Aqua America CEO: Water-Energy Nexus Will Play a Role in Future Environmental and Business Opportunities

July 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Speaking before the Citi Climate Change and Water Conference recently in London, Aqua America Chairman and CEO Nicholas DeBenedictis said that the water-energy nexus will play a large role in future of the company with respect to environmental and business opportunities.

Pure Technologies Ltd. Acquires Electromechanical Technologies Inc.

July 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Pure Technologies Ltd. announced June 13 that it has purchased the business and assets of Electromechanical Technologies Inc. (EMTEK), a Salt Lake City-based developer of advanced pipeline inspection technologies.

Garney to Build New Water Facilities in Colorado

July 1, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Garney Companies Inc. has been awarded more than $375 million in contracts to improve Colorado?s water infrastructure, the company announced recently. Two projects were awarded independently by the Denver Metropolitan Water Reclamation District and Colorado Springs Utilities.

Reaching a Decision

Reaching a Decision

June 8, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Over the years, officials tasked with caring for our infrastructure systems have professed the need for better coordination across city departments ? not only from finance, legal, administrative and public works, but also between water, wastewater, stormwater and other utilities.

Trenchless Technologies and Infrastructure Renewal

Trenchless Technologies and Infrastructure Renewal

June 8, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Many regions of the United States are facing a painful and daunting task to keep up with the need to restore their aging and increasingly inadequate pipeline infrastructures, particularly when it comes to meeting present and future needs of water, wastewater and natural gas pipeline systems.

Sustainability from the Ground Up

Sustainability from the Ground Up

June 8, 2011 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Pleasanton, Calif., is one of the best places to live in the United States, according to Money Magazine. As a long-time resident and fourth-term mayor, I am not surprised the city is recognized for its recreational, educational and cultural facilities, as well as a climate, that are second-to-none.