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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

Florida water district teams up with Kamstrup to deploy AMI

Florida water district teams up with Kamstrup to deploy AMI

February 22, 2024 at 10:04 am 0 comments

St. Lucie West Services District in Port St. Lucie, Florida, is deploying ultrasonic water meters to help find system leaks and improve meter accuracy. The district, established in 1990 by the Florida Land and Water Adjudicatory Commission, is a 4,600-acre community development district that provides safe drinking water service toRead More

The Hidden Link: Water Leakage, Carbon Emissions & Climate Change

The Hidden Link: Water Leakage, Carbon Emissions & Climate Change

February 21, 2024 at 1:15 pm 0 comments

| By Will Jernigan The drinking water industry plays a vital role in ensuring access to clean and safe water for communities across North America. However, beneath the surface of this essential infrastructure lies a pervasive issue that extends beyond water conservation – the connectionRead More

Water sector issues joint statement to Congress on fully funding SRFs

Water sector issues joint statement to Congress on fully funding SRFs

February 19, 2024 at 9:45 am 0 comments

On Feb. 15, a broad group of water sector organizations representing, utilities, public works departments, executives, manufacturers, research organizations and other industry partners sent a letter to Congress requesting that it fully fund the Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds (SRFs) to congressionallyRead More

Carollo expands financial management team

Carollo expands financial management team

February 15, 2024 at 1:30 pm 0 comments

North American water engineering and consulting firm Carollo Engineers has announced the expansion of its Financial Management Group with the appointment of a new associate vice president, Michael Van Antwerp, who will lead the firm’s Grants and Funding team.  Van Antwerp has more than 25Read More

Biden EPA expands wastewater services pilot to assist underserved communities

Biden EPA expands wastewater services pilot to assist underserved communities

February 15, 2024 at 12:13 pm 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the expansion of its successful Closing America’s Wastewater Access Gap Community Initiative to 150 additional communities as part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda. Originally launched in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the initiative partnersRead More