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House infrastructure proposal supports SRF, WIFIA increases

House infrastructure proposal supports SRF, WIFIA increases

January 15, 2018 at 12:23 pm 0 comments

A report released in January by a bipartisan group of lawmakers in the House of Representatives outlines a number of policy recommendations for rebuilding and renewing U.S. infrastructure, including ideas to spur investment in water and wastewater systems. The report was authored by members of the bipartisan House Problem Solvers Caucus, aRead More

Water sector groups support bill to extend WIFIA

Water sector groups support bill to extend WIFIA

January 15, 2018 at 11:42 am 0 comments

In January, the American Water Works Association (AWWA), the Water Environment Federation (WEF), the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) and the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) endorsed House of Representatives legislation that would extend EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program through 2024. The groupsRead More

WateReuse applauds release of potable reuse compendium

WateReuse applauds release of potable reuse compendium

January 15, 2018 at 7:15 am 0 comments

The WateReuse Association is congratulating the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on the release of the 2017 Potable Reuse Compendium, which outlines key science, technical and policy considerations for treating wastewater to drinking water standards. With the release of the compendium, EPA is reaffirming its support for potable reuse as being aRead More

Aclara launches ‘next generation’ AclaraONE software

Aclara launches ‘next generation’ AclaraONE software

January 15, 2018 at 7:00 am 0 comments

Aclara, a supplier of smart infrastructure solutions (SIS) to electric, gas and water utilities worldwide, has announced the release of its AclaraONE (One Network for Everyone™), a powerful and secure software solution that allows utilities employing Aclara’s communications technologies to transform business operations, increase efficiencies, reduce costs and increase customerRead More

More than 200 now certified in green infrastructure

More than 200 now certified in green infrastructure

January 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) and DC Water have announced that 106 individuals recently completed training and testing requirements for certification in construction, inspection and maintenance of green infrastructure (GI), a fast-growing approach to reduce stormwater pollution. Over the past two years of the program, more than 200 individuals haveRead More

Itron completes acquisition of Silver Spring Networks

Itron completes acquisition of Silver Spring Networks

January 8, 2018 at 6:30 am 0 comments

Itron announced last week it has completed its acquisition of Silver Spring Networks, Inc., in an effort to deliver more value-added services and outcome-based solutions to utilities and smart cities worldwide. With the acquisition, Itron strengthens its ability to deliver a broader set of solutions, increase the pace of growthRead More

Hubbell Inc. to acquire Aclara from Sun Capital

Hubbell Inc. to acquire Aclara from Sun Capital

January 4, 2018 at 11:25 am 0 comments

Hubbell Inc. recently announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Aclara Technologies LLC, an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc., for approximately $1.1 billion in an all-cash transaction. The transaction strengthens and broadens Hubbell Power Systems’ competitive position across utility markets. The acquisition will combine the complementaryRead More

Jacobs’ CH2M acquisition to create $15 billion professional services firm

Jacobs’ CH2M acquisition to create $15 billion professional services firm

January 2, 2018 at 2:22 pm 0 comments

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. announced completion of its acquisition of CH2M via a cash and stock transaction. The combination, which received broad affirmative support from CH2M shareholders, is expected to further drive the company’s profitable growth strategy. “This is a transformative step-change that brings together the industry’s foremost expertise and services to fulfillRead More

Flow Metering Tips & Best Practices

Flow Metering Tips & Best Practices

December 27, 2017 at 7:15 am 0 comments

Choosing the Right Flow Meter & How It Can Directly Impact Revenue By Paul Alleman Managing the operations of a water treatment plant requires making decisions that affect processes, employees and revenue. In an industry where time is critical and thousands of residents depend on your plant, it’s easy toRead More

Water Sustainability Success Under Pressure

Water Sustainability Success Under Pressure

December 26, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

Revitalizing One of America’s Most Endangered Rivers with All-Terrain Sewer Technology By Joseph Harmes It was almost like the bountiful Schooling Bass were beaching themselves into the flat-bottomed fishing boat this cloudless day when the blue hues of the sky and river almost matched and the euphoria probably rivaled thatRead More

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