Drinking Water Distribution News

  1. Have A Question Related To Valves Or Hydrants? Ask An Expert
    2/2/2018

    Did you know AMERICAN Flow Control’s industry experts are ready and waiting to field your technical questions? For example, what are the advantages of using AMERICAN’s Series 2500 with ALPHA restrained joint ends versus a valve with mechanical joint ends? Why do so many utilities prefer gate valves over butterfly valves? For owners, engineers and contractors, these and even more complex valve- and hydrant-related questions come up every day, but now answers can be found with a single email to an AMERICAN Flow Control expert.

  2. Metering Error In San Diego Had Neighbors’ Bills Swapped For Over 20 Years
    2/1/2018

    The main point of contact for most consumers and their drinking water utilities comes when it’s time for the former to pay their bills. That is probably why mistakes in this area are such points of prevailing consternation.

  3. Kamstrup Opens US Manufacturing For Water Meters
    2/1/2018

    Kamstrup, a world-leading supplier of intelligent energy and water metering solutions, is opening a new water meter production facility in the United States. The facility Grand Opening takes place Thursday, February 8, 2018 from 1-3pm.

  4. EPA Declares War On Lead Contamination
    2/1/2018

    Three years after lead contamination in the drinking water of Flint, MI, launched a full-fledged national crisis, the U.S. EPA has expressed its commitment to solving the problem in no uncertain terms.

  5. Overwhelmed By Water Main Breaks, Philadelphia Opens Social Media Service Requests
    1/31/2018

    In a move that will likely be appreciated by ratepayers but could open another avenue for undue criticism, the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) has decided to field complaints about water main breaks on social media.

  6. American Fiberglass Tank Repair Now Offers Custom Fabricated Tanks
    1/30/2018

    American Fiberglass Tank Repair is now offering custom-manufactured, specially-constructed tanks, troughs, and other composite structures made in its in-house fabrication shop. American Fiberglass Tank Repair (AFTR) is known for its coast-to-coast repair and maintenance services for all industries using fiberglass vessels.

  7. During Cold Snap, New Orleans Issues Boil Water Advisory
    1/29/2018

    A temporary boil water advisory was issued in New Orleans last week, indicating serious problems with the city’s drinking water infrastructure during cold weather.

  8. Amid Lead Challenges, State Heightens Pittsburgh Water Oversight
    1/26/2018

    As Pittsburgh faces high lead levels in city drinking water, Pennsylvania is considering a proposal to increase state oversight of the struggling water system.

  9. Wait For Water Lines Tops 1,000 Days In North Carolina Community
    1/26/2018

    Residents in North Carolina recently marked their 1,000th day without access to clean drinking water in their homes.

  10. ABB And TaKaDu To Strengthen Ho Chi Minh City’s Water Distribution System
    1/24/2018

    ABB and TaKaDu are providing a water management solution that will boost efficiency and reduce water leakage in Ho Chi Minh City, one of the world’s fastest growing cities.