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Filling the Gaps in Asset Management: Q&A

Filling the Gaps in Asset Management: Q&A

March 8, 2024 at 9:56 am 0 comments

Editor’s Note: For some more perspective on asset management trends as we head into 2024, here’s a conversation we had with Tacoma Zach, co-founder and chief executive officer, and John Clow, co-founder and chief operating officer, at MentorAPM. We caught up with Zach and ClowRead More

BIG AMI: Fort Worth Water Harnesses the Value of Data

BIG AMI: Fort Worth Water Harnesses the Value of Data

March 5, 2024 at 1:30 pm 0 comments

The City of Fort Worth, Texas, provides clean and affordable water to 1.4 million people and has a progressive utility that places innovation at the forefront of its goals. The utility had been exploring options for an advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) program that would ultimatelyRead More

Water main break study highlights correlation between material, diameter

Water main break study highlights correlation between material, diameter

March 4, 2024 at 9:42 am 0 comments

Utah State University (USU) has published new research on water main breaks in the United States and Canada, examining break rates and related factors such as pipe material and diameter. It is the third such study conducted by USU with previous versions in 2012 andRead More

Q&A: Maintaining Assets, De-Risking Operations

Q&A: Maintaining Assets, De-Risking Operations

March 1, 2024 at 8:25 am 0 comments

WF&M Discussion with John Flaugher & Jonathan Cato, USG Water Solutions Editor’s Note: Addressing ongoing maintenance costs for utility assets is becoming increasingly critical. We caught up with John Flaugher, president and chief executive officer, and Jonathan Cato, chief operating officer, of USG Water SolutionsRead More

The dashboard provides Silver Creek with accurate data on all meters and alerts when issues may arise. Meter specialists can communicate with customers without having to make multiple trips.

Indiana Water Company Prevents Water Loss with Smart Tech

February 29, 2024 at 11:46 am 0 comments

By Trey Overman In an era when water conservation is paramount, Southern Indiana’s Silver Creek Water Corp. is a textbook example of how to use innovative technology to not only save resources, but also to improve customer service. Serving a population of 20,000 in theRead More

Radhika Fox joins Xylem as senior advisor

Radhika Fox joins Xylem as senior advisor

February 29, 2024 at 9:15 am 0 comments

Xylem has announced the appointment of Radhika Fox as a senior advisor to the company. Fox most recently served as assistant administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Water, leaving that position in February 2024. “Radhika is one of the world’s mostRead More

3 Things to Consider When Creating a Lead Service Line Inventory

3 Things to Consider When Creating a Lead Service Line Inventory

February 27, 2024 at 9:15 am 0 comments

By Brendan O’Brien, Bill Marriott & Nick Bouthilette Across the United States, public water systems are facing a big question: is there lead in our water lines? This is a concern especially in older cities where most of the water infrastructure pre-dates the federal leadRead More

2024 Regulatory Outlook: PFAS, Lead and Copper Rule Improvements

2024 Regulatory Outlook: PFAS, Lead and Copper Rule Improvements

February 26, 2024 at 9:05 am 0 comments

By Brian Redder & Erica Brown As 2024 commences, EPA is hard at work preparing to finalize two major rulemakings under the Safe Drinking Water Act by the end of the year: the PFAS national primary drinking water regulations and the Lead and Copper RuleRead More

EPA names new acting water chief

EPA names new acting water chief

February 26, 2024 at 8:45 am 0 comments

The US. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a new acting head of the Office of Water as the current assistant administrator, Radhika Fox, exits her post at the end of the month. Bruno Pigott, who currently serves as principal deputy assistant administrator for water,Read More

Inside Cleveland Water’s Ambitious Lead Service Line Replacement Program

Inside Cleveland Water’s Ambitious Lead Service Line Replacement Program

February 22, 2024 at 11:15 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates there are still 9.2 million lead lines connecting homes to water systems nationwide. According to the American Water Works Association, the average cost to fully replace a single lead service line can be more than $10,000 and AWWARead More