Asset Management Solutions & Insights for Utility Managers

  1. 10 Reasons Why Baltimore Is A Great Water City
    5/23/2017

    Rudolph S. Chow, director of the City of Baltimore's Department of Public Works, shares three decades of insight in the course of 10 questions and answers.

  2. Lessons On Rightsizing Water And Sewer Infrastructure Projects
    5/3/2017

    Two case studies prove that the key to cost-effective condition assessment is choosing the right approach for your system.

  3. Identifying Risks For Sewer Conveyance Asset Management
    5/3/2017

    If risk analysis isn’t in the pipeline, your asset management plan needs updating. Arcadis shares best practices to launch or update your program.

  4. Evaluating Alternative Models For Infrastructure Project Delivery
    5/1/2017

    New research from the University of North Carolina assessed innovative water and wastewater projects around the country, highlighting positives and pitfalls that can steer future infrastructure investment.

  5. Being Part Of The Water Evolution: It Takes An Environment For Innovation
    3/29/2017

    Recently on UN World Water Day, the UN launched Clean Water Here, an initiative dedicated to educating the public about the need for safe drinking water globally. The effort emphasizes the tough realities faced by the water sector, from aging and leaky infrastructure to treatment facilities ill-equipped to protect people — especially the poor and most vulnerable — from 21st-century contaminants.

  6. BEACON AMA Managed Solution Helps Provide Great Water and Great Customer Service
    3/23/2017

    Situated along the Arkansas River and Lake Dardanelle in the heart of the Arkansas River Valley, Russellville, Arkansas is known for having plentiful amounts of high quality, fresh water.

  7. A Guide For Effective Utility Management
    3/20/2017

    Updates to a seminal document for running water and wastewater utilities as efficiently as possible call for review by those facing new obstacles.

  8. The Future Of Water Management
    3/16/2017

    To minimize losses and address mounting concerns, the water industry is now adopting advanced sensor and communications solutions designed specifically for “smart” Internet of Things (IoT) water management. In large part, the move toward implementing smart water solutions is being driven by stricter government compliance requirements, the evolution of smart cities, and the need for water conservation.

  9. Flint Failings And Our Crumbling Water Infrastructure
    3/6/2017

    Like the weather, everybody complains about the nation’s withering water pipes and their trillion-dollar price tag, but nobody does anything about it.  Consider a simple, inexpensive step to embarrass recalcitrant communities to open their check books, so we don’t have to pay for their neglect.

  10. What Happens When Water Becomes Unaffordable?
    2/27/2017

    Researchers project that water services will become unaffordable for over a third of American households in the near future. What does it really mean for so many to be priced out of a fundamental necessity?