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How Does Asset Management Software REALLY Help the Water Industry?

How Does Asset Management Software REALLY Help the Water Industry?

June 19, 2017 at 9:38 am 0 comments

By Lindsey Walker The water utility sector has undergone a sea change over the past few decades, and many countries have trained water systems to meet specific long-term requirements. Despite the extensive planning and development that has gone into water distribution and wastewater management systems, however, the industry faces aRead More

Lennox takes over as AWWA president

Lennox takes over as AWWA president

June 19, 2017 at 9:01 am 0 comments

Brenda Lennox of Touchet, Wash. began her one-year term as president of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) in a gavel passing ceremony at the conclusion of AWWA’s Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE17) in Philadelphia last week. ACE17 drew more than 11,200 water professionals to Philadelphia, June 11-14, to participateRead More

2017 Water Finance Conference agenda to highlight integrated financing, future of U.S. infrastructure

2017 Water Finance Conference agenda to highlight integrated financing, future of U.S. infrastructure

June 14, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

The agenda for the third annual Water Finance Conference, being held Aug. 28-29, 2017 at the Harley-Davidson Museum® in Milwaukee, Wis., will feature a variety of technical presentations covering current funding challenges facing water and wastewater utilities, punctuated by the growing need for new, integrated approaches against the backdrop ofRead More

ACE17 to highlight best in water distribution, quality and monitoring in Philly

ACE17 to highlight best in water distribution, quality and monitoring in Philly

June 12, 2017 at 7:05 am 0 comments

The American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE17), being held June 11-14 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, is one of the largest water industry tradeshows in the calendar year in North America. This year’s technical program will include more than 900 expert presenters in 16Read More

Florida utility deploys Sensus IoT for flood prevention

Florida utility deploys Sensus IoT for flood prevention

June 12, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

For scientists in the City of Lakeland, Fla., manually monitoring lake levels to prevent flooding is a time-consuming, resource-draining task, especially during the nearly four-month rainy season. “Maintaining balanced water levels is critical to avoid flooding in residential areas and conserve enough water for the dry season,” said Laurie Smith,Read More

HD Supply to sell Waterworks business

HD Supply to sell Waterworks business

June 9, 2017 at 3:06 pm 0 comments

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) has reached an agreement with HD Supply Holdings Inc. to acquire its HD Supply Waterworks division for $2.5 billion. Through, a carve-out transaction, HD Supply Waterworks (Waterworks) will become an independent company, wholly-owned by CD&R funds. The transaction is expected to close in HD Supply’s third fiscalRead More

Report: Utilities must embrace innovation

Report: Utilities must embrace innovation

June 9, 2017 at 2:38 pm 0 comments

More than half of water utility leaders globally have yet to embrace innovation and risk missing out on important “sustainability dividends,” according to a new report released by Arcadis on Empowering Water Utility Innovation. Arcadis, a global design and consultancy firm, unveiled the report in advance of AWWA’s ACE17 in Philadelphia,Read More

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Aclara, Valor Water Analytics announce partnership

June 9, 2017 at 1:45 pm 0 comments

Aclara and Valor Water Analytics have announced the formation of a strategic alliance to help water utilities reduce non-revenue water losses by analyzing data collected by advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) systems. Valor, a developer of advanced meters analytics for water utilities, works to improve water utility operations by locating sourcesRead More

US Water Alliance releases paper on equitable water management

US Water Alliance releases paper on equitable water management

June 9, 2017 at 1:35 pm 0 comments

The US Water Alliance recently released a comprehensive briefing paper on the connections between water management and vulnerable communities living in America. Water challenges are often considered in the context of failing infrastructure or environmental pollution. An Equitable Water Future offers a robust analysis of the often-overlooked human dimension ofRead More

JD7 to rebrand to Aquam Pipe Diagnostics

JD7 to rebrand to Aquam Pipe Diagnostics

June 9, 2017 at 1:28 pm 0 comments

JD7, a subsidiary of Aquam Corp., announced June 7 that the company is rebranding to Aquam Pipe Diagnostics, effective immediately. The new company name, logo and corporate structure will allow for greater market penetration for its technology and services, as well as new product license agreements and distributors across North America. “TheRead More

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