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At A Crossroads: Is Now the Time for Water Utilities to  Rethink Procurement and Delivery of Capital Projects?

At A Crossroads: Is Now the Time for Water Utilities to Rethink Procurement and Delivery of Capital Projects?

November 1, 2019 at 2:40 pm 0 comments

By Jim Baehr, Rudy Gonzalez & Gary Gumm The following is a compilation of three points of view on the current and future state of capital projects delivery for water utilities. The Sourcing Process defines the current state, the potential for change and the value in changing – the whatRead More

Elevating Infrastructure with Smart Water

Elevating Infrastructure with Smart Water

October 30, 2019 at 9:22 am 0 comments

How the City of Safford, Arizona, Modernized Its Metering Infrastructure & Transformed the Approach of Utility Staff Located roughly 90 miles northeast of Tucson, the City of Safford, Arizona, is a small community where the local economy is driven largely by copper mining. The city and its neighboring communities conveyRead More

Selecting a CMMS: Stepping Up Your Public Asset Management Game

Selecting a CMMS: Stepping Up Your Public Asset Management Game

October 30, 2019 at 8:25 am 0 comments

By Greg Baird In Japan, there is a saying that there are many paths to the top of Mount Fugi. In the United States, we have the saying that all paths to water utility cost savings lead to infrastructure asset management. A water utility strives to progress along a costRead More

Be Prepared: Risk Assessment and Emergency Response Planning Under AWIA

Be Prepared: Risk Assessment and Emergency Response Planning Under AWIA

October 28, 2019 at 9:08 am 0 comments

America’s Water Infrastructure Act Brings New Emergency Response and Resilience Requirements By Will Williams & Ahmet Ozman Even those of us who were not Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts can recite the Scouting motto. “Be Prepared” originally meant to be watchful and ready for anything, which made Scouts invaluable for patrolRead More

Asset Maintenance Simplified

Asset Maintenance Simplified

October 28, 2019 at 8:32 am 0 comments

SUEZ Offering New Approach for Small- and Mid-Sized Utilities to Finance and Maintain Metering Assets According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, roughly 97 percent of the more than 151,000 public water systems in the country are considered “small” systems (by definition, serving 10,000 customers or fewer). Interestingly, these systemsRead More