President-elect Donald Trump is a man big on promises, a fact that has propelled him to the unofficial title of "most powerful person in the free world." Come January, it will be time to start delivering on those promises.
Do you see the glass half empty or half full? This classic pessimism vs. optimism litmus test may also dictate how you see the passage of WRDA — the water infrastructure funding bill that passed through Congress with ease in September, albeit in different versions for the Senate and the House of Representatives and still awaiting finalization.
A new report by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce blasts the U.S. EPA and the Executive Branch for imposing environmental mandates without giving voice or financial consideration to the states’ plight.
A funding program from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will provide $14.5 million to replace lead service lines in the communities that need it most.
Everybody knows that aging infrastructure is a major issue for U.S. utilities. But as Dan Buonadonna, Global Technology Lead with CH2M, explains in this Water Online Radio interview, we’re getting smarter about what the specific challenges are.
Southern California’s water district has announced plans for its latest solar-power generating facility. How can the alternative energy source impact the district’s bottom line? And how can other utilities implement similar programs?
The U.S. Department of Energy’s “Better Buildings” accelerator is the agency’s answer for an energy-efficient and ecologically conscious wastewater future.
A bill under consideration in California would establish registry for energy use by the state’s water sector. Collecting that information could be a major step in stemming greenhouse gas emission and fighting drought.
California may construct the largest reservoir it has built since the 1970s in a town outside Sacramento.
E3 Consulting® (E3) served as the Independent Engineer for the Vista Ridge Regional Supply Project (Project), a 142-mile water pipeline that will expand the water supply by 20 percent for the fast-growing City of San Antonio, Texas.
As an official AWWA Manual of Water Supply Practices, M54 includes the best practices for setting rates, fees charges, for water utilities serving a population of up to 10,000.
State officials want more sway over which public water utility projects the U.S. EPA approves for water infrastructure funding.
The Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association (WWEMA) Board of Directors approved the WWEMA Value-Based Procurement Position Paper during WWEMA’s 108th Annual Meeting, November 2-4 in Orlando, Florida, formalizing many years of work promoting value-based procurement in the public sector.
When the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) began its quest to reverse the flow of the Chicago River in 1889, among its first actions was to acquire property on which to build the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, the North Shore Channel and the Calumet-Sag Channel.
A record number of delegates attended British Water’s annual International Reception at the House of Commons on 13 October.
In a letter to President-elect Donald J. Trump, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) this week urged the new Administration to make water infrastructure investment a key priority in the coming years.
PC Construction, among the nation’s largest employee-owned construction companies is gearing up for strong 2017 with projects in 12 states underway or beginning soon. Among the company’s largest projects is a $300M effort on behalf of the City of Atlanta to address increasing water supply reliability needs.
Waste management solutions provider, CDEnviro, is now offering its customers a TOTEX business model to finally allow the industry to take a longer-term view on the infrastructure used for waste treatment works.
Clarifiers are an important component of the wastewater treatment process. However, between corrosion, maintenance, and changes in flow, it can be difficult to keep a clarifier operating at peak performance. In addition, changes in effluent regulations may require upgrades to meet new, more stringent requirements.
Choosing a technology provider to supply a solution for water or wastewater treatment is no small task. Frankly, there’s a lot at stake, from large sums of money to the efficacy of an entire operation hinging on the right decision. But with so many options out there, what qualities do you need to look for to guarantee you’re making the right choice? To get an answer, Water Online spoke with Fred Siino from KLa Systems.
Laboratory technicians are continually pressured to perform more analyses with greater accuracy and better data management. Quality assurance and control are paramount, and customers need results quickly.
Water and wastewater systems must meet stringent regulatory requirements. Accurate, precise, and timely laboratory testing is key to meeting regulations. As permit limits approach — or even go beyond — method detection limits, the ability to customize analyses and train technicians in new techniques is more important than ever.
To achieve its plan to double the Company’s reach, Evoqua is looking to add to its team and ensure it continues to have the best talent in the industry.
When the pressure builds up in the underground systems that distribute water, it doesn’t take a creative mind to imagine what could happen next. The resulting bursts can mean extensive repairs to the pipes, significant restoration to damaged property, and the prospect of lost water revenue pouring out of the system.