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DC Water to name Brown as Acting CEO

DC Water to name Brown as Acting CEO

October 20, 2017 at 10:01 am 0 comments

DC Water’s Board of Directors recently announced that General Counsel Henderson J. Brown, IV, will serve as Acting CEO and General Manager upon the departure of current CEO George S. Hawkins. Hawkins announced his December departure in September. Henderson Brown rejoined DC Water as General Counsel in March 2016 afterRead More

AMWA: White House seeks new revenue to pay for infrastructure package

AMWA: White House seeks new revenue to pay for infrastructure package

October 20, 2017 at 9:47 am 0 comments

The Trump administration is developing a “package of principles” for infrastructure investment legislation, White House staff told the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) and other water sector stakeholders at an informational session earlier this month. According to AMWA, the legislation would incentivize the development of ongoing revenue streams to helpRead More

DC Water hires first water quality chief

DC Water hires first water quality chief

October 19, 2017 at 5:14 pm 0 comments

DC Water has announced that Matthew Ries, PhD, P.E., will become its first chief of water quality and watershed management and will help oversee efforts to restore and renew the Anacostia River. He starts in November. Ries will bring a focused approach to continue restoring and improving urban watersheds –Read More

WE&RF, WRF agree to merge

WE&RF, WRF agree to merge

October 19, 2017 at 4:25 pm 0 comments

The Boards of Directors for the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) and Water Research Foundation (WRF) have voted unanimously to integrate the two organizations into one research foundation. Bringing the two foundations together creates a stronger, broader, more interconnected research agenda that offers greater value to the water community.Read More

InfoSense wins 2017 ‘Fast 50’ business award in Charlotte

InfoSense wins 2017 ‘Fast 50’ business award in Charlotte

October 19, 2017 at 3:36 pm 0 comments

InfoSense, Inc., manufacturer of the SL-RAT (Sewer Line Rapid Assessment Tool), has been named by Charlotte Business Journal as one of the fastest growing companies in Charlotte for the third consecutive year. InfoSense was recently unveiled as a 2017 Fast 50 Awards winner – an honor given to the 50Read More

American Water honored with NAWC awards 

American Water honored with NAWC awards 

October 19, 2017 at 3:14 pm 0 comments

American Water has received two awards from the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) at its 2017 NAWC Water Summit, honoring American Water’s commitment to innovation and passion to serving customers and communities. American Water’s geothermal pilot was recognized in the “sustainability” category with a 2017 Management Innovation Award, whichRead More

Turning Data Into Decisions: WSSC Prioritizes Water Main Replacement

Turning Data Into Decisions: WSSC Prioritizes Water Main Replacement

October 18, 2017 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

  Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission Prioritizes Water Main Replacement with Comprehensive Inspection Program Water asset management can be a lofty enterprise, particularly if you’re one of the largest utilities in the United States. The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC), established in 1918, covers nearly 1,000 sq-miles in Prince George’s andRead More

WF&M publisher launches kids construction magazine

WF&M publisher launches kids construction magazine

October 18, 2017 at 9:32 am 0 comments

Benjamin Media, Inc., publisher of Water Finance & Management and other excellent trade publications (including Trenchless Technology and Utility Contractor), recently announced its latest project — Jobsite Juniors — a bi-monthly magazine designed to get kids excited about the construction industry, while teaching them all about the machines and people whoRead More

Water Incubators & The Entrepreneurial Valley of Death

Water Incubators & The Entrepreneurial Valley of Death

October 18, 2017 at 6:30 am 0 comments

By Michael Warady The water industry has long been considered one of the least innovative, most lethargic industries in the world. The reasons given for this particular reputation vary based upon who you are speaking with, but range from: a lack of innovative thinking by water managers, the necessity forRead More

‘Imagine a Day Without Water’ expands participation, focus in 2017

‘Imagine a Day Without Water’ expands participation, focus in 2017

October 16, 2017 at 11:55 am 0 comments

On Oct. 12, more than 700 organizations across the country urged their communities to ‘Imagine a Day Without Water,’ as the Value of Water Campaign spearheaded its third annual day of advocacy and education to help raise awareness about the severe challenges facing water systems from coast to coast. First launched inRead More

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