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San Francisco gets $513 million WIFIA loan for wastewater

San Francisco gets $513 million WIFIA loan for wastewater

July 10, 2020 at 11:00 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced a $513 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) in California to help finance needed pretreatment and other related improvements to its Southeast Treatment Plant, which treats 80 percent of San Francisco’sRead More

Miami-Dade, Itron, US3 deploy advanced wastewater solution

Miami-Dade, Itron, US3 deploy advanced wastewater solution

June 1, 2020 at 8:39 am 0 comments

Itron has announced it has completed the first phase of its deployment of a wastewater management solution with its customer Miami-Dade County Water & Sewer Department (WASD). Taking advantage of Itron’s developer program, Itron, Utility Systems Science & Software (US3) and The Avanti Company created an innovative IoT solution forRead More

Sewerball: The Art of Managing Storm and Wastewater Using Data

Sewerball: The Art of Managing Storm and Wastewater Using Data

February 10, 2020 at 6:30 am 0 comments

By Greg Quist Stormwater and sanitary sewer systems may be some of the least technologically sophisticated systems in the utility’s arsenal. Most often, these systems are gravity-based and out of sight. As a result, operational assessments are limited to the occasional visual inspection when an operator lifts a manhole toRead More

Found Water: Reuse and the Deconstruction of “Wastewater”

Found Water: Reuse and the Deconstruction of “Wastewater”

December 10, 2019 at 10:07 am 1 comment

By G. Tracy Mehan, III In the classic 1942 film “Casablanca,” Rick, played by Humphrey Bogart, is asked by the world-weary Vichy French Captain Renault, played by Claude Rains, “What in heaven’s name brought you to Casablanca?” “I came to Casablanca for the waters,” replies Rick. Captain Renault responds, “TheRead More

Congress approves budgetary framework including infrastructure spending plans

Congress approves budgetary framework including infrastructure spending plans

February 12, 2018 at 1:32 pm 0 comments

Congress approved legislation last week that ended a brief government shutdown, set a federal budgetary framework through the 2019 fiscal year and delivered billions of dollars in disaster relief aid to communities affected by the devastating hurricanes in fall 2017. The bill was approved as part of a deal between RepublicanRead More

Bowden joins Gannett Fleming

Bowden joins Gannett Fleming

September 18, 2017 at 9:26 am 0 comments

Gannett Fleming has announced that Greg Bowden, Ph.D., has joined the company as its national wastewater process leader. In this role, Bowden will be responsible for delivering advanced wastewater planning and process technology to the firm’s municipal, utility, regional authority and industrial clients across the U.S. “Dedicated to lifelong wastewaterRead More

NACWA releases ‘Environmental Justice Compendium’ touting clean water success

NACWA releases ‘Environmental Justice Compendium’ touting clean water success

July 14, 2017 at 10:24 am 0 comments

The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) and a nationwide coalition of clean water agencies and utilities has released findings from its new Environmental Justice Compendium (EJ Compendium) entitled, Opportunities for Municipal Clean Water Utilities to Advance Environmental Justice and Community Service. Officials from clean water agencies across theRead More

An opportunity to reduce operating costs that may not be readily apparent is the implementation of Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR) to reduce aeration costs while improving effluent quality (Photo credit: Black & Veatch).

Idaho city selects Innovyze’s InfoMaster asset management solution

April 3, 2017 at 10:55 am 0 comments

Innovyze recently announced that the City of Meridian, Idaho, has chosen its InfoMaster software for prioritizing the operations and maintenance activities of its sewer collection system. Located in Ada County, Meridian is the second-largest city in Idaho with an estimated population of 98,300. Its wastewater division operates and maintains aRead More

Shaw joins Black & Veatch’s Houston office

Shaw joins Black & Veatch’s Houston office

April 3, 2017 at 9:59 am 0 comments

Dr. Andrew Shaw, a Black & Veatch water and wastewater expert, is relocating to the firm’s Houston Regional Office and will focus on leading efforts in nutrient removal, sustainability and wastewater reuse. Shaw, a global practice and technology leader and associate vice president, will help meet project needs for BlackRead More

DC Water, Xylem install first intelligent wastewater pumping system in North America

DC Water, Xylem install first intelligent wastewater pumping system in North America

March 23, 2017 at 5:09 pm 0 comments

Xylem recently worked with DC Water on the first North American installation of its Flygt Concertor, which, according to Xylem is the world’s first wastewater pumping system with integrated intelligence. DC Water, one of the nation’s largest water and wastewater innovators, has a track record of piloting and adopting leading-edge technologies toRead More