Drinking Water Distribution News

  1. Thompson Pump Sells Rental Operations To United Rentals
    2/15/2019

    A new chapter in the life of an established company is beginning for Thompson Pump & Mfg. Co. following the sale of their rental assets and related operations to the Fluid Solutions Group of industry leader, United Rentals.

  2. WaterSmart Software Launches Integration-As-A-Service Offering To Unlock Data Insights For Water Suppliers
    2/14/2019

    WaterSmart Software, the self-service and customer engagement platform leader for the water utility industry, recently announced the introduction of an innovative new service offering known as Integration-as-a-Service (IaaS).

  3. Pittsburgh Settlement Points The Way For Cities Exposed To Lead-Tainted Drinking Water
    2/7/2019

    A coalition of local organizations advocating for safe, affordable water secured a major legal settlement that controls how Pittsburgh’s largest water utility will spend nearly $50M to address high levels of lead in its drinking water, and limits the financial impact of water rate increases on economically vulnerable customers.

  4. KETOS Secures Funding To Revolutionize Water Infrastructure And Safety
    2/5/2019

    KETOS, a water intelligence innovator, today announced it has closed a $9 million Series A round of financing from a powerful collection of traditional venture capitalists, impact investors and industry leaders.

  5. Philadelphia Selects Sensus For Advanced Metering Infrastructure Upgrade
    2/4/2019

    The City of Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) has selected Sensus, a Xylem brand, through a competitive request for proposal process, to deliver smart water technology for its Metering and Customer Service Program.

  6. Trinidad And Tobago Engage New Leak Survey Method By Utilis
    1/29/2019

    Utilis and their leak survey method was welcomed by the Ministry of Public Utilities in Trinidad and Tobago in January. The island nations are moving into their dry season and the Ministry has contracted with Utilis to provide its patented technology to identify sub-surface leaks in the municipal water distribution system.

  7. City of Waco Partners With WaterSmart Software To Unlock Power Of Smart Meters With Customer Self-Service Platform
    1/25/2019

    The City of Waco, Texas recently announced a new partnership with WaterSmart Software to deploy a next-generation self-service and customer engagement platform for the staff and end-use customers of the city.

  8. Core & Main Plans To Acquire Maskell Pipe & Supply, Enhance HDPE Pipe Solutions
    1/21/2019

    Core & Main LP, the leading U.S. distributor of water, sewer and fire protection products, announced recently that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire select assets of Maskell Pipe & Supply, Inc., a California-based distributor and fittings fabricator of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe.

  9. Trelleborg Compounds For Pipe Seals Proven To Offer Eight Times The Service Life Of Competitor Systems
    1/18/2019

    A leading independent ‘stress relaxation’ test has determined that the average performance lifetime of some of Trelleborg’s key pipe sealing compounds is in excess of 800 years.

  10. With 'Jaw-Dropping' Lead Levels, Newark Mayor Appeals To Trump For Help
    1/17/2019

    In a sign of just how problematic aging water infrastructure still is for major cities around the country, a National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) spokesperson described lead levels in Newark’s drinking water as “jaw-dropping” and “knock-your-socks-off high.”