Internal branding can ignite employee performance, strengthen the profit potential of a water utility, and play a key role in helping utility executives and leaders inform staff of their external-facing expectations. To stimultate employee brand support and organizational change, internal communication and branding efforts should be a direct and constructive expression of the organization’s vision and strategic plan.
Making the business case for smart water networks and advanced metering infrastructure
The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im) is the official export credit agency of the United States. Established by Executive Order in 1934 with a mission of supporting American jobs by facilitating the export of U.S. goods and services, in 1945 the Ex-Im Bank became an independent, self-sustaining Executive Branch agency. For over 80 years, the Bank has provided financing tools and services that allow small, medium, and large companies to compete for global sales.
The Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for classification and labeling of chemicals is a logical, comprehensive, and international approach.
Everyone knows that sewer work is a “dirty job,” but there are factors — and real-life stories — that suggest the incidence and risk of sickness are rising.
Those in the water industry know water is essential for life and brings economic value, but the economic role of water is often not as well understood by the general public. This paper reviews the history and development of our transportation, electrical, and energy infrastructure and then presents a plan for our nation’s water to be augmented from where we have it abundantly to where we badly need it.
Nobody wants to think about the worst case scenario but if you’re responsible for water treatment at an industrial plant, you can’t avoid it. There are any number of things that can force a plant to go offline and it’s imperative that a contingency plan is in place for such an event. Luckily, there are mobile equipment suppliers that can keep things running during an outage, planned or otherwise. Water Online spoke with one provider of such a service, Evoqua Water Technologies, about how it keeps plants running no matter what.
Choosing the company that will fill your water service needs is like making any other long-term commitment. It’s important to do your homework, identify the areas that are most important, and take the time necessary to find a good match.
A Telemetry Expert Describes How and Why Temporary Mobile I/O Will Transform Remote Asset Management
Looking back on 2015, severe droughts, flat budgets, and insights on decreased reading system life have affected the way utility managers make decisions about water metering systems. As utilities plan for 2016, managers should consider four key water metering technology trends predicted to help utilities meet their water management initiatives in 2016 and beyond
SCADA implementation or enhancement is a collaborative process. One of the hardest challenges is keeping up-to-date on the latest features available and determining whether or not the new benefits offset the cost of implementation.
There’s a lot of talk in the water industry these days about “operating smarter.” But what does “operating smarter” actually mean?
As a professional engineer, you are charged with protecting the public interest. You are obligated to use your training and experience to technically evaluate various project alternatives, analyze financial implications and make expert recommendations as a result.
Ohio’s top lawyer is looking into illegal scheming in the state’s water and wastewater industry.
The Virginia General Assembly has voted to make June 30 annual Drinking Water and Wastewater Professionals Appreciation Day.
The enduring simplicity of the Archimedes screw pump continues to make it one of the most efficient pumping methods over short distances, but this efficiency should not be taken for granted.
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced Wednesday that he filed charges against three state and local officials in connection to the lead contamination crisis in Flint.
A former water industry leader could face 10 years in jail and a $1 million fine for shady business practices after cheating municipalities out of fair prices for water treatment chemicals, according to the Justice Department.
The American Public Works Association (APWA) and seven key water associations, in collaboration with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), announced today the release of the Effective Utility Management (EUM) Report at the National Water Policy Forum in Washington, D.C.