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CH2M, Canadian municipalities launch asset management initiative

CH2M, Canadian municipalities launch asset management initiative

December 6, 2016 at 2:59 pm 0 comments

CH2M was awarded the first phase of the Leadership in Asset Management Program (LAMP), selected by a joint group of 12 municipalities and part-funded by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM). The collaborative program brings together the municipalities from across Canada to develop key asset management building blocks that will betterRead More

Will Congress Pass Final WRDA Bill in 2016?

Will Congress Pass Final WRDA Bill in 2016?

November 28, 2016 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Lawmakers return to Washington this week with the goal of quickly wrapping up the year’s remaining unfinished business. The top “must-pass” item on the agenda is a continuing resolution (CR) that is expected to keep the federal government operating largely at current funding levels through the end of March. RepublicanRead More

Why A Trump Presidency Could Be A Win for Infrastructure

Why A Trump Presidency Could Be A Win for Infrastructure

November 23, 2016 at 7:00 am 0 comments

By Will Brown For many, the results of the Nov. 8, 2016 election came as a surprise. For many others it was a repudiation of an establishment that has driven disgust and disenfranchisement within our government and political system. For all of us, the results represent a renewed opportunity forRead More

AWWA to Trump: Make Water Infrastructure Key Priority

AWWA to Trump: Make Water Infrastructure Key Priority

November 21, 2016 at 10:17 am 0 comments

  In a letter to President-elect Donald J. Trump last week, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) encouraged collaboration among the new administration to make water infrastructure investment a key priority in the coming years. The letter also elevated the issues of cybersecurity, source water protection, the energy-water nexus, affordabilityRead More

GOP Leaders in Congress to Postpone FY2017 Spending Decisions

GOP Leaders in Congress to Postpone FY2017 Spending Decisions

November 21, 2016 at 9:57 am 0 comments

Republican leaders in the House and Senate announced last week they will delay final decisions on FY2017 appropriations bills until the spring and will consider a continuing resolution (CR) to keep the federal government operating until March 31. According to the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA), the decision couldRead More

EPA Awards Small Grants to Urban Waters, Surrounding Communities

EPA Awards Small Grants to Urban Waters, Surrounding Communities

October 25, 2016 at 10:29 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $1.3 million to 22 organizations in 18 states to help protect and restore urban waters and to support community revitalization and other local priorities. “Often underserved communities in our nation’s cities face disproportionate impacts from pollution, and too often they lack theRead More

AEM Poll: Water Innovation Key to Infrastructure Modernization

AEM Poll: Water Innovation Key to Infrastructure Modernization

August 15, 2016 at 12:02 pm 0 comments

Republicans and Democrats have at least one thing they can agree on this election year, according to a national poll released last week by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). With less than 90 days left before Election Day, the poll found that half of registered voters say the nation’sRead More

City of Ciaccia

City of Ciaccia

December 15, 2015 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Julius Ciaccia woke up, got out of bed and grabbed the morning newspaper. It was Sunday, November 13, 1977. He was 28. He probably didn?t realize it at the time, but it was the unofficial moment he began his career in the utility industry.

Innovation in the Water Sector

Innovation in the Water Sector

October 6, 2015 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Innovation in the water sector has been largely misunderstood and understated.With other types of technology unicorns coming out of the west coast and our attraction to sexy solutions, the water sector continues cry out for better, innovative technologies.