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Register today for UESI Pipelines 2019 Conference workshops

Register today for UESI Pipelines 2019 Conference workshops

May 1, 2019 at 8:00 am 0 comments

The Utility Engineering and Surveying Institute (UESI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Pipelines 2019 Conference is set for July 21-24 at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. The conference is the premier industry event for utility and pipeline owners, design and consulting engineers, contractors, manufacturers, suppliers,Read More

Sharing the Risks and Rewards

Sharing the Risks and Rewards

June 18, 2018 at 11:45 am 0 comments

Could the ‘Pay for Success’ Model of Environmental Impact Bonds Be the Future of Water Infrastructure Financing? By Eric Letsinger My wife and I have typically shied away from hobbies that could put me in a position of having to fix things that might break — such as a boat. ButRead More

The Water Main Report Card

The Water Main Report Card

June 15, 2018 at 3:25 pm 0 comments

By Steven Folkman Most water professionals are well aware that in 2009, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) issued its Infrastructure Report Card and gave a D- to drinking water and wastewater infrastructure. In a small sign of improvement, the 2013 ASCE Report Card graded drinking water and wastewaterRead More

Invention & Innovation in Utility Infrastructure

Invention & Innovation in Utility Infrastructure

March 1, 2018 at 5:35 pm 0 comments

By Firat Sever Invention and innovation are two important concepts in our daily lives. Without the two, there is essentially no progress in day-to-day activities of human life or even to the sustainability of the earth with the continuously growing human population and increasing number of endangered/extinct species. Invention and innovationRead More

New ASCE manual focuses on utility asset management

New ASCE manual focuses on utility asset management

August 7, 2017 at 9:00 am 0 comments

The American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) new Manual of Practice 134 (MOP 134), “Water Pipeline Condition Assessment,” aims to help provide water utilities a baseline of understanding as to the present state of pipeline systems and determining the structural status of pipelines. Recognizing the current state of individual pipelinesRead More

U.S. infrastructure gets D+ on ASCE’s 2017 report card

U.S. infrastructure gets D+ on ASCE’s 2017 report card

March 13, 2017 at 9:48 am 0 comments

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released its 2017 Infrastructure Report Card last week, giving overall infrastructure in the United States a cumulative grade of D+. On the water side, wastewater scored a D+ while drinking water received a D. Released every four years, ASCE’s Report Card for America’s InfrastructureRead More