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AWWA updates cybersecurity guidance and tools

AWWA updates cybersecurity guidance and tools

September 30, 2019 at 8:00 am 0 comments

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) today announced the release of the updated Water Sector Cybersecurity Risk Management Guidance and the accompanying assessment tool. These new resources are aligned revisions to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework version 1.1 and requirements in Section 2013 of America’sRead More

Utilis joins Esri partner network

Utilis joins Esri partner network

September 27, 2019 at 11:57 am 0 comments

Utilis Inc, North America (NA), the only provider of space-based condition assessment for leaking pipes, announced at the annual WEFTEC exhibition that they will be joining location intelligence world-leader Esri’s partner network. The new relationship, Utilis said, will give the utility assessment company a geospatial advantage and allow both companiesRead More

In 2016, DC Water issued a unique $25 million Environmental Impact Bond, the proceeds of which went to green infrastructure projects to reduce the flow of stormwater into the Potomac River.

EPA, Army Corps repealing 2015 WOTUS rule, recodifying definition

September 19, 2019 at 2:57 pm 0 comments

At an event last month in Albany, N.Y., U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Pete Lopez, joined by representatives from the New York Farm Bureau and the Business Council of New York State, announced that EPA and the Department of the Army are repealing a 2015 rule that impermissiblyRead More

Knowing how much downtime a plant can manage may affect meter choice, but there may be a trade-off between ease of installation and accuracy.

Smart treatment, smart investment: New report details impact investment strategies in water

September 19, 2019 at 9:15 am 0 comments

By Peter Yolles and Cynthia Koehler Newsflash: our water-stressed, climate-changing world is a major resilience challenge for communities. But there’s also an upside to meeting this challenge. Building resilient water solutions can create important, and sometimes catalytic, opportunities for private investors. That’s especially so in the wastewater treatment world. It’sRead More

Water Alliance announces 2019 US Water Prize winners

Water Alliance announces 2019 US Water Prize winners

September 18, 2019 at 12:30 pm 0 comments

The US Water Alliance has announced the recipients of its 2019 US Water Prize. The honorees this year are: Camden SMART, EJ Water Cooperative, City of Cedar Rapids, Greenprint Partners, American Public Media & Great Lakes Today and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. The US Water Prize is recognized as aRead More

Brown and Caldwell welcomes new project delivery lead

Brown and Caldwell welcomes new project delivery lead

September 18, 2019 at 11:24 am 0 comments

Environmental engineering and construction firm Brown and Caldwell recently announced Carey Allen has joined the firm as senior vice president and leader of its integrated project delivery (IPD) practice. Allen brings a 26-year track record of executive guidance and strategic focus in the environmental engineering and construction field. She has directedRead More

120WaterAudit secures new investors for lead management platform

120WaterAudit secures new investors for lead management platform

September 17, 2019 at 2:30 pm 0 comments

120WaterAudit, the industry-leading cloud-based water software platform, today announced $7 million in Series A funding, led by HG Ventures  — the corporate venture arm of The Heritage Group, partnering with innovative, high-growth companies to support a sustainable future — with participation from Allos Ventures and Greenhouse Capital. Funds will beRead More

WaterStart, KETOS partner to address Las Vegas water challenges

WaterStart, KETOS partner to address Las Vegas water challenges

September 17, 2019 at 11:00 am 0 comments

Through WaterStart and in partnership with the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) and Las Vegas Valley Water District (LVVWD), water intelligence innovator KETOS, Inc. has launched pilot testing of an advanced water monitoring solution, KETOS Shield Fabric, to proactively test and monitor for potential contaminants and help ensure the quality and safetyRead More

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Why My Capital Planning Role Is So Challenging…

September 16, 2019 at 9:41 am 0 comments

By Kristy Neckowicz Although roles in planning differ, we’ve seen, time and again, the same handful of challenges related to the effective planning and execution of capital programs. If I walk a mile in a director of engineering’s shoes, here’s how my world would look… I have a huge responsibility toRead More

Brown and Caldwell begins rehabilitation work on Allen-McColloch pipeline

Brown and Caldwell begins rehabilitation work on Allen-McColloch pipeline

September 16, 2019 at 9:09 am 0 comments

Environmental engineering and construction firm Brown and Caldwell announced last month that it was selected by Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Metropolitan) to provide engineering design services for rehabilitation of the prestressed concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP) portion of the Allen-McColloch Pipeline. Metropolitan is a regional wholesaler that provides waterRead More