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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 last week 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 onRead 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

AWWA launches ‘Buried No Longer’ financial forecasting tool

AWWA launches ‘Buried No Longer’ financial forecasting tool

May 22, 2017 at 7:10 am 0 comments

Last week, as part of its observance of Infrastructure Week, the American Water Works Association announced the launch of its new Buried No Longer (BNL) tool. The BNL online tool offers water and wastewater utilities the opportunity to accurately forecast the cost of their water and wastewater pipe repair andRead More

AWWA applauds Congress for WIFIA boost

AWWA applauds Congress for WIFIA boost

May 10, 2017 at 8:23 am 0 comments

The American Water Works Association applauded Congress for appropriating an additional $10 million for the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA). The additional $10 million brings WIFIA funding in 2017 to $30 million, which can leverage an estimated $1.5 billion in federal loans. Because WIFIA can only fund 49 percent ofRead More

Glass of table-water.

‘Drinking Water Week’ encourages consumers to appreciate, connect with water

May 8, 2017 at 7:10 am 0 comments

The American Water Works Association and water professionals across North America are kicking off Drinking Water Week today with the theme “Your Water – To Know It Is To Love It.” The water sector and AWWA are encouraging utilities, businesses and organizations to celebrate Drinking Water Week by recognizing theRead More

Raftelis hires Mastracchio to head new Albany office

Raftelis hires Mastracchio to head new Albany office

May 4, 2017 at 12:19 pm 0 comments

Raftelis Financial Consultants, Inc. (RFC) has announced the hiring of John Mastracchio as a vice president. Mastracchio, who lives in the Albany area, will head up the new RFC office in Albany, N.Y. Mastracchio has more than 22 years of experience as a financial and management consultant serving the utility, governmentalRead More

AWWA urges increased WIFIA funding as demand grows

AWWA urges increased WIFIA funding as demand grows

May 4, 2017 at 9:44 am 0 comments

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) celebrated news that 43 entities have expressed interest in loans through the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) and urged increased funding to confront the U.S. water infrastructure challenge. AWWA, the chief architect of the WIFIA program, continues to advocate for WIFIA andRead More

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