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Utah water conservancy district reduces water usage with AMI

Utah water conservancy district reduces water usage with AMI

October 1, 2018 at 8:45 am 0 comments

The Weber Basin Water Conservancy District, located just north of Salt Lake City, is charged with serving more than 625,000 residents living in the second driest state in the nation. With 65 percent of the district’s water being soaked up by manicured lawns and lush gardens, “secondary” or non-potable waterRead More

Harnessing Data Science to Solve Apparent Loss

Harnessing Data Science to Solve Apparent Loss

August 20, 2018 at 8:52 am 0 comments

By Janani Mohanakrishnan, Christine Boyle & James Poff Every day, U.S. water utilities lose an estimated six billion gallons of water, or 30 percent of the water they provide, through non-revenue water loss. The water loss can be attributed to main leaks and storage tank overflows (real loss), and inaccuratelyRead More

The Terminal Island Water Reclamation Plant, located 20 miles south of downtown Los Angeles, California, has expanded its Advanced Water Purification Facility to include an indirect potable reuse system.

Making the Case for Recycled Water

August 20, 2018 at 8:42 am 0 comments

By Ron Askin Recycled water, or water reuse, is gaining traction amongst consumers, governments and industry as communities across the world struggle with rapid population growth and persistent drought, challenging their ability to secure sustainable access to clean drinking water. Within the last year, media reporting has been dominated by “dayRead More

Georgia utility tackles non-revenue water

Georgia utility tackles non-revenue water

July 16, 2018 at 11:05 am 0 comments

About 30 miles northwest of Atlanta, the City of Dallas, Georgia, offers a reprieve from the busyness of the big city with the retained charm of simpler times and a friendly community. While the city might have an easygoing appeal, running the local water utility is anything but a breeze.Read More

Sensus to expand North Carolina operation

Sensus to expand North Carolina operation

July 9, 2018 at 10:35 am 0 comments

Sensus USA, Inc., a provider of advanced metering technologies to utilities and municipalities, will expand its current operations in Durham County, N.C., creating 301 new jobs over five years, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced recently. The company will invest $4 million in North Carolina by the end of 2019.Read More

Tulsa student wins U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize

Tulsa student wins U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize

June 25, 2018 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has announced that Braden Milford has won the 2018 U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP), the nation’s most prestigious youth competition for water-related research. Milford, a student at Cascia Hall Preparatory School in Tulsa, Okla., developed a system using naturally occurring bacteria to remove heavyRead More

Report: Advanced asset management poised to drive $41 billion in savings

Report: Advanced asset management poised to drive $41 billion in savings

May 7, 2018 at 12:11 pm 0 comments

According to a new report from Bluefield Research, smarter, more advanced asset management strategies could save water utilities $41.9 billion in capital expenditures by 2027. These savings stem from the proliferation of new technology solutions and companies adjusting their business models to serve the municipal water sector. Utilities rely on asset management solutionsRead More

LIFT launches ‘Intelligent Water Systems Challenge’

LIFT launches ‘Intelligent Water Systems Challenge’

March 19, 2018 at 1:13 pm 0 comments

A first-of-its-kind event is challenging participants to use innovation and data to help solve some of the most difficult issues facing water and wastewater utilities. The Intelligent Water Systems Challenge is hosted by the Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT), a joint effort of the Water Environment Federation and theRead More

Xylem to acquire Valor Water Analytics

Xylem to acquire Valor Water Analytics

March 5, 2018 at 1:36 pm 0 comments

Valor Water Analytics (Valor) was recently acquired by Xylem Inc. Valor Water was founded by Dr. Christine Boyle in 2013 with a mission to bring big data solutions to water utilities in order to improve their financial and water resource sustainability. To accomplish this, Valor created a suite of software productsRead More

A flooded treatment plant in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in 2017.

Planning for Every Contingency

March 5, 2018 at 12:52 pm 0 comments

Have Recent Weather Events Affected the Water Sector’s Approach to Emergency Planning & Resiliency? By Hunter Powell As severe weather events such as flooding and droughts increase in frequency and intensity due to climate change, community leaders are grappling with the need to bolster the resilience of public infrastructure toRead More