Post Tagged with: "risk mitigation"

Q&A: Maintaining Assets, De-Risking Operations

Q&A: Maintaining Assets, De-Risking Operations

March 1, 2024 at 8:25 am 0 comments

WF&M Discussion with John Flaugher & Jonathan Cato, USG Water Solutions Editor’s Note: Addressing ongoing maintenance costs for utility assets is becoming increasingly critical. We caught up with John Flaugher, president and chief executive officer, and Jonathan Cato, chief operating officer, of USG Water SolutionsRead More

Asset Management: Criticality and Risk Analysis

Asset Management: Criticality and Risk Analysis

November 16, 2023 at 7:15 am 0 comments

Mojave Water Agency Optimizes Maintenance Activities, Realizes Cost Savings | By Tacoma Zach The Mojave Water Agency (MWA) is responsible for ensuring a stable and sustainable water supply for the High Desert region in San Bernardino County. Its projects cover a service area of approximatelyRead More

The True Cost of Claims

The True Cost of Claims

June 23, 2023 at 11:00 am 0 comments

By Phil Bowles Owners and managers responsible for handling and procuring their business insurance often feel a twinge when the terms accident, claim, or loss are uttered. Often these terms mean some singular event must be managed, and afterward, the firm continues its regular business.Read More

Fitch Ratings: Cyber events could pose ‘material risk’ to water, sewer utility credit

Fitch Ratings: Cyber events could pose ‘material risk’ to water, sewer utility credit

April 8, 2021 at 1:42 pm 0 comments

  Water and sewer credit ratings incorporate an assessment of an entity’s resiliency to manage unexpected events, including cyberattacks, which could pose financial and operating risks that ultimately affect utility credit quality, Fitch Ratings says. Event risks like cyberattacks are considered asymmetric risks per Fitch’sRead More

Echologics field engineers install a permanent leak detection node to monitor a critical water transmission main for the development of leaks during construction pile driving activity near the main.

Water Main Leak Monitoring for Construction Risk Mitigation

October 10, 2016 at 8:30 am 0 comments

  By David Stewart Jones Pulling the manhole cover aside, the team of pipeline leak-detection specialists from Echologics looked down into the flooded underground chamber below. A local water utility crew pumped water from the chamber, slowly revealing valves and pipe fittings connected to a pairRead More