Drinking Water Distribution News

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Pruitt Describes EPA’s 2018 Agenda: Scaling Back Regulations And Staff
    1/24/2018

    In laying out the U.S. EPA’s agenda for 2018, Administrator Scott Pruitt indicated that the agency would focus on scaling back Obama-era clean water regulations while ramping up the fight against lead contamination in public drinking water.

  5. Grundfos Introduces One Of The World’s Most Efficient Motors With An IE5 Rating
    1/23/2018

    For the first time in the Asia Pacific, pump manufacturing pioneer Grundfos has launched one of the world’s most efficient motors. New generation Grundfos MGE motors – from 0.25 kW to 11 kW – are now capable of attaining this ‘super’ status.

  6. OMNETRIC Group Finds Cloud-Based Analytics Solutions Can Generate Millions In Additional Savings From AMI Investments
    1/23/2018

    OMNETRIC Group recently reveals that implementation of utility-specific analytics solutions powered by market-leading technology, such as Siemens EnergyIP, could save US water utilities millions a year by reducing the amount of water lost from the distribution network.

  7. Water District Sued Over Montecito Mudslides
    1/23/2018

    Did a California water district have a role in this month’s Montecito mudslides that took the lives of at least 21 people?

  8. Bell & Gossett Announces Parallel Sensorless Controller
    1/23/2018

    Xylem Inc.’s Bell & Gossett (B&G) brand is introducing its Parallel Sensorless Controller, a device that provides advanced system staging of up to eight pumps in parallel configuration to maximize system efficiency – an industry-leading offering with a large 5.7-inch touch screen that displays real-time feedback and enables energy modeling.

  9. Report Outlines Dire Conditions Of New Jersey Water/Wastewater Infrastructure
    1/19/2018

    As communities all over the country continue to deal with aging and failing infrastructure, a report in New Jersey outlines just how desperate the situation is.

  10. Now Public, Utility Still Faces Infrastructure Challenges
    1/18/2018

    The water system in Missoula, MT, had been private for over a century. In June, the city regained ownership of the system and over six months later, it’s interesting to see where the transition stands.