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WATER SYSTEM REHABILITATION: Wachs Water Services JV Receives Contract Extension in Atlanta

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Wachs Water Services, a leading provider of solutions for the management of aging water infrastructure in North America, announced that it has been awarded a $9.4-million contract extension to continue supporting the City of Atlanta, Ga., in its efforts to assess, test and survey thousands of valves and fire hydrants throughout the water network.

WATER TREATMENT: Layne Water Technologies Group Opens Center of Excellence in Phoenix

WATER TREATMENT: Layne Water Technologies Group Opens Center of Excellence in Phoenix

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Layne Christensen Company announced in August the opening of its ?Center of Excellence? Facility in Phoenix. With a 130-year commitment to the water industry, this newest addition to the company?s footprint is strategically positioned to provide sustainable and economical water treatment solutions for both industrial and municipal applications.

BUSINESS: RJN Group Inc. Expands with Opening of Memphis (Tenn.) Office

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RJN Group Inc. has expanded its Southern operations with the opening of a Tennessee office to service clients in the area.

Jefferson County (Ala.) Seeks to Avoid Bankruptcy

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Jefferson County, Ala., mired in a financial crisis that could lead to bankruptcy proceedings, came one step closer to a resolution on Sept. 16 when the County Commission approved an agreement that included debt concessions and sewer rate hikes.

Activity on the Infrastructure Funding Front

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In a televised address to Congress on Sept. 8, President Barack Obama called for the passage of the American Jobs Act, which includes investment in infrastructure for roads, bridges, railroads, airports and schools.

Taking Desalination to the Next Level

Taking Desalination to the Next Level

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Earth: the Blue Planet. Its nickname is derived from the fact that about 70 percent of its surface is covered by water.

Lean Water Operations:

Lean Water Operations:

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In today?s economy, finding ways to ?do more with less? extends to virtually every business, government and educational institution.

Unique Design-Build Engineering Partnership Helps Launch Southern Delivery System Construction

Unique Design-Build Engineering Partnership Helps Launch Southern Delivery System Construction

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Major construction of the Southern Delivery System (SDS) has now commenced.

Tapping into Solar Power

Tapping into Solar Power

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With the tremendous cost associated with the treatment and distribution of water, many water districts are going solar for protection from rising electricity costs.

Notable Outcomes of the Recently

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Just days after the conclusion of AWWA?S ACE 2011, the U.S. Conference of Mayors held its 79th annual meeting in Baltimore.