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Water utilities lauded for ‘Utility of the Future Today’ achievements

Water utilities lauded for ‘Utility of the Future Today’ achievements

August 6, 2018 at 7:00 am 0 comments

The Utility of the Future Today initiative is recognizing 32 water utilities for transformational work in community engagement, watershed stewardship and recovery of resources such as water, energy and nutrients. The Utility of the Future Today recognition celebrates the achievements of water utilities that transform from the traditional wastewater treatment system toRead More

Gannett Fleming names new construction manager for water/wastewater

Gannett Fleming names new construction manager for water/wastewater

August 2, 2018 at 4:26 pm 0 comments

Global infrastructure and engineering firm Gannett Fleming has appointed Thomas Pursel, P.E., as its Northeast Region Construction Services Area Manager for water/wastewater. “Tom has demonstrated his dedication to Gannett Fleming and a high-performance mindset continuously for 25 years,” reflected Paul D. Nowicki, PE, president and chief operating officer. “The growth potentialRead More

Proposed infrastructure plan would increase WIFIA appropriations

Proposed infrastructure plan would increase WIFIA appropriations

July 30, 2018 at 12:01 pm 0 comments

As part of a draft infrastructure bill released last week by House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program would be reauthorized at $250 million over five years. According to the Association of Metropolitan WaterRead More

i2O launches new mobile app for Android

i2O launches new mobile app for Android

July 30, 2018 at 10:33 am 0 comments

Smart water network solutions company i2O recently announced it has launched a new mobile application that will enable technicians to configure and view real time data from its data loggers using Android mobile phones and tablets. The new application, which is now available to i2O clients, allows water utility technicians to applyRead More

Alderwood Water and Wastewater District wins ‘Best of the Best’ Water Taste Test at ACE

Alderwood Water and Wastewater District wins ‘Best of the Best’ Water Taste Test at ACE

July 30, 2018 at 10:21 am 0 comments

The Alderwood Water and Wastewater District of Lynnwood, Wash., won the 13th annual Best of the Best Tap Water Taste Test at the AWWA’s Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE18). The event, which was sponsored by Layne, was composed of regional winners from water-tasting competitions across North America and was heldRead More

Impact analysis approved for San Diego’s Pure Water Program

Impact analysis approved for San Diego’s Pure Water Program

July 26, 2018 at 2:26 pm 0 comments

Dudek, a multidisciplinary environmental and engineering consulting firm, recently announced the certification of the Pure Water San Diego Environmental Impact Report and Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS). The milestone marks the completion of a three-year analysis of the proposed Pure Water Program by Dudek. One of the most ambitious water recyclingRead More

House approves EPA spending bill

House approves EPA spending bill

July 23, 2018 at 11:00 am 0 comments

The House of Representatives has approved FY19 appropriations legislation that would provide funding for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) next year. The bill as approved by the House would facilitate billions of dollars’ worth of low-cost water infrastructure loans. The bill, an Interior and Environment Appropriations bill, contains a totalRead More

2018 US Water Prize recipients announced

2018 US Water Prize recipients announced

July 23, 2018 at 10:30 am 0 comments

The US Water Alliance has announced the recipients of its 2018 US Water Prize. This prestigious annual award celebrates outstanding achievements in the advancement of sustainable, integrated and inclusive solutions to water management challenges. This year’s winners are: Public Sector Winner Hampton Roads Sanitation District for its SWIFT Project Hampton Roads SanitationRead More

Senate hearing avoids SRF WIN details, AMWA says

Senate hearing avoids SRF WIN details, AMWA says

July 17, 2018 at 12:26 pm 0 comments

According to the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) in its Monday Morning Briefing for July 16, things got heated on Capitol Hill last week when supporters of the proposed SRF WIN Act clashed with committee members over the bill during a Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee hearing. AccordingRead More

Water Finance Conference welcomes Bateson as 2018 keynote speaker

Water Finance Conference welcomes Bateson as 2018 keynote speaker

July 17, 2018 at 11:20 am 0 comments

Nicolette N. Bateson, CPA, chief financial officer (CFO) and treasurer of the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) will serve as the keynote speaker at the fourth annual Water Finance Conference to be held Aug. 28-29 at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, D.C. The keynote address will take place during aRead More