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NACWA: Clean Water SRF fund allotment formula under review

NACWA: Clean Water SRF fund allotment formula under review

March 21, 2022 at 7:49 am 0 comments

Last week, members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee heard testimony from public clean water utility members of the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) during the committee’s hearing, “Oversight of the Clean Water State Revolving Loan Fund Formula.” The hearing focused on examining potential changes toRead More

VanDe Hei steps down as AMWA CEO; Acting leadership named

VanDe Hei steps down as AMWA CEO; Acting leadership named

March 21, 2022 at 7:41 am 0 comments

With the retirement of AMWA CEO Diane VanDe Hei, who officially stepped down from her role on March 15, the AMWA board of directors has asked Michael Arceneaux to take the position of Acting CEO. Arceneaux has been with AMWA since 1995 and has served in various capacities, most recentlyRead More

Consolidated Utility District, Itron announce new AMI contract

Consolidated Utility District, Itron announce new AMI contract

March 21, 2022 at 7:20 am 0 comments

Consolidated Utility District (CUD) and Itron Inc. have announced a new contract that will deploy Itron’s Temetra meter data collection solution, in conjunction with its fixed network solution, to upgrade the utility’s advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and provide active water leak detection and consumer portals. Temetra is a mobile meterRead More

Xylem relocating global headquarters

Xylem relocating global headquarters

March 15, 2022 at 1:30 pm 0 comments

Global water technology company Xylem has announced it will move its headquarters to Washington, D.C. Speaking about the relocation, Patrick Decker, president and CEO of Xylem, said, “Washington, D.C. is an important global crossroads for the diverse set of stakeholders who work together towards solving water challenges around the world.Read More

Brown and Caldwell names new CTO

Brown and Caldwell names new CTO

March 15, 2022 at 8:28 am 0 comments

Brown and Caldwell has announced Wendy Broley will take over as chief technical officer (CTO) as Cindy Paulson retires after 35 years with the firm. In a planned transition, Broley will assume the role of CTO in April. Paulson will remain at the firm through 2022, serving on its boardRead More

AMWA: New legislation would ease financing of LSL replacement

AMWA: New legislation would ease financing of LSL replacement

March 14, 2022 at 8:29 am 0 comments

The Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) this month expressed strong support for H.R. 6985, the Financing Lead Out of Water (FLOW) Act, new legislation announced by Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Mich.) during his remarks at AMWA’s recent Water Policy Conference. The new legislation would reduce administrative burdens faced by drinking waterRead More

A U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) sign stands at Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Financing for the DHS is set to lapse after Friday and the agency would face a partial shutdown unless Congress provides new money. More than 200,000 government employees deemed essential at DHS, including Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers, would still have to report to their posts, even though their pay would stop unless Congress finds a solution. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Report: Senate approves new cyber incident reporting rules

March 7, 2022 at 8:49 am 0 comments

Amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and escalating concerns about potential cyberattacks, the Senate last week unanimously approved a package of cybersecurity legislation that includes provisions that would require certain critical infrastructure owners and operators to promptly report cyber intrusions to DHS. While water and wastewater systems are not specifically referenced in theRead More

Commentary: For Better Water System Security, We Need More Carrots, Not Sticks

Commentary: For Better Water System Security, We Need More Carrots, Not Sticks

March 2, 2022 at 6:00 am 0 comments

By Charlie Moskowitz It has been another record-breaking year for cybersecurity incidents. According to Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) research, data breaches in just the first nine months of 2021 surpassed all breaches in 2020 by 17 percent. Many of these incidents have been met with a collective shrug fromRead More

Stantec bolsters water practice with new hire

Stantec bolsters water practice with new hire

March 1, 2022 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

Stantec has announced the addition of Dr. Sujan Punyamurthula, Ph.D., MBA, P.E., has joined the firm’s North American water practice. As a senior vice president, Punyamurthula will collaborate with team members across North America to identify and foster growth opportunities that span business lines. While his primary focus is theRead More

Report: Number of water AMI endpoints in Europe, North America to double in the next six years

Report: Number of water AMI endpoints in Europe, North America to double in the next six years

March 1, 2022 at 11:29 am 0 comments

According to new a research report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the installed base of water utility AMI endpoints in Europe and North America is set to double during the period 2021–2027. At the end of 2021, the combined installed base of AMI endpoints in Europe and NorthRead More