Consumer Outreach Features, Insights, and Analysis

  1. Mueller Hydrant Safety Flange Video Now Available
    10/13/2016

    While we are still not sure how granny hit a Mueller® hydrant in this quiet residential neighborhood, a duo of ever-so-helpful water utility personnel install a new safety flange, repair the hydrant and help granny get back behind the wheel.

  2. Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Brings More Reliable Water Operations Clearly Into Focus
    9/26/2016

    Learn about the advantages and implementation of AMI from experts who are making “smarter water” a reality.

  3. The Free Pathway To The Smart Grid For Water
    9/20/2016

    The water sector is undergoing structural shifts that will demand changes to the way in which we operate if we are to meet our water challenges in the future.  Water volatility is increasing. 

  4. We Are All Water
    9/14/2016

    I was at a funeral recently and when the internment got to the “ashes to ashes, dust to dust” part, specifically at “dust you are and to dust you shall return,” it occurred to me that nothing could be further from the truth.

  5. Xylem Thinks Expansion In $1.7B Sensus Acquisition
    9/14/2016

    Customers in the water industry are constantly looking for ways to overcome a range of established and emerging challenges, which include, for example, water stress, decreased budgets, and aging infrastructure.

  6. Public Notice: Best Practices For CSO Alerts
    9/2/2016

    Jersey Water Works, a new collaborative, works to catalyze best practices in combined sewer overflow (CSO) reduction and notification in New Jersey.

  7. Public Messaging For Rate Increases
    8/31/2016

    Water utilities are having a hard time getting public support for increasing investment in their infrastructure — a crucial need that underpins the viability and resilience of our cities and suburban communities. More than 250 million Americans are at risk of losing the reliability and safety of their municipal water utilities as these systems reach the end of their useful life.

  8. Share Your Passion
    8/26/2016

    Speaking at the Water 2.0: Digital Transformation for the Water Industry Conference in San Diego in early August was an exciting challenge. Here was a tech-savvy, deep-thinking audience that clearly saw the challenges and opportunities presented by America’s need to invest $2.5 to $4 trillion for water and wastewater upgrades over the next 20 years.

  9. Applying High-Performance Organization Concepts To Your Public Works Department
    8/23/2016

    Public works managers often strive to improve their performance and optimize resources. One way to achieve this is to follow the process of becoming a high-performance organization (HPO).

  10. Water For Life
    8/23/2016

    Look back with me a full decade (and a year) to 2005.