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City of Shreveport Takes on $500 Million Sewer Rehab Program

City of Shreveport Takes on $500 Million Sewer Rehab Program

April 2, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

By Judy Nishimoto, Rajbarath Panneerselvam, Jonathan Kunay, Kerry Coker, Autumn Permenter & Judy Williams The City of Shreveport, La., is a relatively small community with a population of around 195,000, in 2016. The city’s sanitary sewer infrastructure includes more than 1,100 miles — 5.8 million ft — of gravity sewer linesRead More

Omnibus package includes big boost for water infrastructure

Omnibus package includes big boost for water infrastructure

March 26, 2018 at 6:30 am 0 comments

In March, Congress approved an omnibus appropriations bill that includes big increases for U.S. EPA’s State Revolving Fund (SRF) and Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) programs. The bill rejects President Donald Trump’s call to cut funding to EPA by upwards of 30 percent. The final omnibus spending legislation providesRead More

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Bentley’s ‘Year in Infrastructure’ heads back to London

March 26, 2018 at 6:15 am 0 comments

Bentley Systems, Inc. will host its 2018 Year in Infrastructure Conference Oct. 15-18, as the conference heads back to London at the Hilton London Metropole. Presented by Bentley Institute, the Year in Infrastructure Conference is a global gathering of leading industry executives and prominent thought leaders in the design, construction andRead More

LAN names new president

LAN names new president

March 26, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Planning, engineering and program management firm Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) has announced Wayne Swafford, P.E., SE, as its new president. Swafford, who joined LAN in April 2017 as the firm’s executive vice president, will be responsible for the firm’s direction and operation. Dennis Petersen, who served as theRead More

NASSCO appoints new executive director

NASSCO appoints new executive director

March 20, 2018 at 9:40 am 0 comments

The executive board of the National Association of Sewer Service Companies (NASSCO) has announced the appointment of Sheila Joy as its new executive director, effective April 2, 2018. Joy will report to NASSCO’s Board of Directors and lead NASSCO in its ongoing mission to set standards for the assessment, maintenanceRead More

Merger to create third-largest investor-owned utility in U.S.

Merger to create third-largest investor-owned utility in U.S.

March 19, 2018 at 2:03 pm 0 comments

SJW Group (NYSE: SJW) and Connecticut Water Service, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTWS) announced in March that both companies’ boards of directors have unanimously approved a definitive agreement to combine through a merger of equals to create the third-largest investor-owned water and wastewater utility in the United States, based on pro forma enterprise value and combined rateRead More

New MS4 Permitting Guide provides guidance, analysis on stormwater

New MS4 Permitting Guide provides guidance, analysis on stormwater

March 19, 2018 at 1:38 pm 0 comments

The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) has released a new resource that addresses the crucial intricacies of stormwater permitting: The MS4 Stormwater Permitting Guide. As MS4 permits become more complex with each iteration, the Guide will serve as a tool for utility and stormwater professionals either navigating the permitting process forRead More

Bureau of Reclamation introduces buried pipeline competition

Bureau of Reclamation introduces buried pipeline competition

March 19, 2018 at 1:27 pm 0 comments

The Bureau of Reclamation has launched a new prize competition seeking innovative methods and technologies to detect leaks and flaws in large buried pipelines that deliver water for municipal, industrial, and agricultural uses. Currently, no practical method exists to detect leaks and flaws in large diameter pipelines. For example, leaksRead More

LIFT launches ‘Intelligent Water Systems Challenge’

LIFT launches ‘Intelligent Water Systems Challenge’

March 19, 2018 at 1:13 pm 0 comments

A first-of-its-kind event is challenging participants to use innovation and data to help solve some of the most difficult issues facing water and wastewater utilities. The Intelligent Water Systems Challenge is hosted by the Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT), a joint effort of the Water Environment Federation and theRead More

Core & Main announces addition to corporate team

Core & Main announces addition to corporate team

March 19, 2018 at 12:13 pm 0 comments

Water, sewer, storm and fire protection distributor Core & Main has appointed Jeff Giles as its new vice president of corporate development. Giles has more than 15 years of experience in business and corporate development and has led or participated in more than 20 transactions totaling nearly $1 billion. MostRead More

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