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AWWA testifies on disaster response in the water sector

AWWA testifies on disaster response in the water sector

November 15, 2017 at 10:40 am 0 comments

Testifying before the U.S. House Subcommittee on the Environment this month, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) highlighted successes in the water sector’s response to recent hurricanes but urged structural changes to make restoration of water systems a higher priority during emergencies. Mike Howe, executive director of AWWA’s Texas SectionRead More

AWWA, former USDA official push Farm Bill measures protecting source water

AWWA, former USDA official push Farm Bill measures protecting source water

November 13, 2017 at 11:57 am 0 comments

Speaking before the Governor’s Conference on the Future of Water in Kansas, the former chief of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), explained how the upcoming Farm Bill can advance collaborations that protect source water. David White, speaking on behalf of the American Water Works AssociationRead More

‘Farm Bill’ program would benefit water quality, partnerships

‘Farm Bill’ program would benefit water quality, partnerships

October 23, 2017 at 8:00 am 0 comments

A bipartisan bill introduced in the Senate last week would strengthen a Farm Bill program that allows water and wastewater utilities to partner with local farmers on conservation projects that benefit regional water quality and quantity. Sponsored by Sens. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) and Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), the Regional Conservation PartnershipRead More

Non-Revenue Water: All Flows are Cash Flows

Non-Revenue Water: All Flows are Cash Flows

August 14, 2017 at 11:00 am 0 comments

By Sue Mosburg & Will Jernigan There is no simple solution to optimizing water loss and ensuring that the maximum volume of water entering your system reaches your customers. However, a validated water audit is the essential first step to mitigate water losses and positively impact your utility’s bottom line.Read More

Guide identifies opportunities, barriers to assisting low-income customers

Guide identifies opportunities, barriers to assisting low-income customers

July 24, 2017 at 8:57 am 0 comments

To assist low-income households in the United States with rising water and wastewater rates, seven leading water associations issued a guide that assesses the feasibility of rate-funded customer assistance programs (CAPs) in each state. Water and wastewater rates in the United States are increasing sharply as utilities address aging waterRead More

House advances Drinking Water System Improvement Act of 2017

House advances Drinking Water System Improvement Act of 2017

July 17, 2017 at 9:31 am 0 comments

Members of the U.S. House Subcommittee on the Environment concluded markup recently on legislation that would make a series of minor reforms to the Safe Drinking Water Act while reauthorizing the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF). The unanimously-approved Drinking Water System Improvement Act of 2017 authorizes spending up to $8 billion on theRead More

Lennox takes over as AWWA president

Lennox takes over as AWWA president

June 19, 2017 at 9:01 am 0 comments

Brenda Lennox of Touchet, Wash. began her one-year term as president of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) in a gavel passing ceremony at the conclusion of AWWA’s Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE17) in Philadelphia last week. ACE17 drew more than 11,200 water professionals to Philadelphia, June 11-14, to participateRead More

ACE17 to highlight best in water distribution, quality and monitoring in Philly

ACE17 to highlight best in water distribution, quality and monitoring in Philly

June 12, 2017 at 7:05 am 0 comments

The American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE17), being held June 11-14 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, is one of the largest water industry tradeshows in the calendar year in North America. This year’s technical program will include more than 900 expert presenters in 16Read More

JD7 to rebrand to Aquam Pipe Diagnostics

JD7 to rebrand to Aquam Pipe Diagnostics

June 9, 2017 at 1:28 pm 0 comments

JD7, a subsidiary of Aquam Corp., announced June 7 that the company is rebranding to Aquam Pipe Diagnostics, effective immediately. The new company name, logo and corporate structure will allow for greater market penetration for its technology and services, as well as new product license agreements and distributors across North America. “TheRead More

Technology Stream — ACE17 Preview

Technology Stream — ACE17 Preview

June 5, 2017 at 10:50 am 0 comments

The American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE17), being held June 11-14 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, is one of the largest water industry tradeshows in the calendar year in North America. The year’s technical program will include more than 900 expert presenters inRead More

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