Asset Management News

  1. Irish Water Turns The Sod On €3.5M Investment To Upgrade Critical Wastewater Infrastructure In Manorhamilton And Mohill

    Irish Water, in partnership with Leitrim County Council, today (Friday) turned the sod to mark the start of upgrade works on the Manorhamilton and Mohill Wastewater Treatment Plants, as part of a €3.5M investment by national utility.

  2. AWWA: Revised Lead And Copper Rule Should Advance Removal Of Lead Pipes, Corrosion Control, Transparency

    The American Water Works Association recently urged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to revise its regulation on lead in water to advance the removal of lead service lines while assuring that water systems adjust water chemistry to control corrosion and inform customers about lead risks.

  3. Study Says Pipe Failures Cause For Concern: Break Rates For Almost Half Of U.S. Water Mains Up More Than 40% In Six Years

    Utah State University's (USU) Buried Structures Laboratory has published a second comprehensive study on break rates of the most commonly used water pipe materials titled, "Water Main Break Rates In the USA and Canada: A Comprehensive Study."

  4. Hagihon And TaKaDu Renew Contract For Another Three Years

    Jerusalem water corporation Hagihon has extended its agreement with TaKaDu, a global leader in Integrated Event Management solutions, for another three years.

  5. Interior Releases Report On Fight Against Invasive Mussels

    The U.S. Department of the Interior recently released a report highlighting the progress made in the fight against invasive zebra and quagga mussels, which can impair the delivery of water and power, diminish boating and fishing, and devastate ecosystem health.

  6. ACCIONA Strengthens Water Treatment Business In Ecuador

    ACCIONA Agua, in consortium with BTD, has been chosen by the Loja municipality, with funding from the Andean Development Corporation (CAF), to build a wastewater treatment plant in Loja (Ecuador) under a turnkey contract worth 16.6 million dollars (about 13.4 million euro).

  7. Combating Sulphuric Acid Corrosion At Wastewater Plants: Graz Scientists Develop New Solution

    Wastewater systems are integral to infrastructure in every community. In an ideal world, they operate smoothly and are long-lasting. But biogenic transformation processes in sewage and water treatment systems are a “natural enemy” of conventional plants, frequently causing damage to concrete and metal elements that is expensive to repair.

  8. Veolia Commences Irish Water’s Major Upgrade To The Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Plant

    Working in partnership with Irish Water, Veolia, the global resource management company has commenced work on an €80M and 400,000 population equivalent upgrade to the Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Plant.

  9. 'Dysfunctional' Trenton Utility Promises Fixes

    “If Trenton has failed to meet critical deadlines in the past, why does the state think that will change in the future? In a head-scratching move, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) entered into a contract with the city, allowing for an extension for Trenton to fix its constant and growing issues at Trenton Water Works (TWW),” The Trentonian reported, calling the utility “dysfunctional.”

  10. Archer Western And Brown And Caldwell To Expand Fulton County’s Big Creek Water Reclamation Facility

    Archer Western Construction, LLC and joint venture partner Brown and Caldwell were awarded the Progressive Design-Build project at Fulton County’s Big Creek Water Reclamation Facility in Roswell, Ga.