Drinking Water Distribution News

  1. Island Housing Sex Offenders Has Water Quality Issues

    Access to clean water may be a human right, but difficulty around water quality for one controversial population has sparked debate.

  2. Sherwin-Williams Announces 2017 Water & Wastewater Impact Award Winners

    The 2017 Sherwin-Williams Impact Award recognizing outstanding water and wastewater projects goes to an infrastructure rehabilitation contractor with a big heart and a rural community in desperate need of infrastructure repairs.

  3. Monitor And Automate Remote Water Tank Levels

    FreeWave’s 900 MHz ZumLink IPR App Server Radio combines intelligence at the edge with a state of the art high speed radio communication platform. Now users can write applications and integrate measurement, control, data storage and analytics at the sensor/device/radio level AND publish analytics to the cloud or another host system.

  4. Core & Main Enters Into Definitive Agreement To Acquire Substantially All Of The Assets Of Minnesota Pipe & Equipment

    Core & Main, one of the nation’s largest distributors of water, sewer, storm and fire protection products, recently announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Minnesota Pipe & Equipment.

  5. Badger Meter’s Metering Trends For 2018 Focus on ‘Smart Water,’ Ultrasonic Metering, IoT Networks, The Impact Of Broader ROI And Cellular Technology

    Badger Meter, a leading global innovator and manufacturer of flow measurement, control and communications solutions, recently shared the key trends predicted to shape the water utility industry in 2018.

  6. Krausz USA Presents Hymax Large Diameter Products At WEFTEC 2017

    Krausz USA announced recently that it will show its HYMAX Large Diameter products (HLDs) at the WEFTEC 2017 Exhibition in Chicago, October 2-4. Designed to couple pipes that are 14 to 60 inches in diameter, all HLDs require only four bolts to tighten compared to as many as 25 bolts for other similar sized couplings.

  7. Kamstrup Starts Off 2018 With A New CEO And High Ambitions

    Kim Lehmann comes from a top position as President and CEO at former GN company, GN Otometrics. He has delivered impressive results in GN Otometrics as well as in a number of other high-tech companies, where he has created growth and developed them into profitable businesses.

  8. The Hydraulic Institute Launches Its First Personnel Certification Program For Pump Systems Assessment Professionals (PSAP)

    Pumping systems account for over 40% of industrial energy usage, revealing a vast industry need for more reliable and more energy efficient systems.

  9. Colin Sabol Appointed President Of Xylem’s Sensus & Analytics Businesses

    Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company, recently announced that Colin Sabol has been named Xylem Senior Vice President and President of Sensus & Analytics, effective October 1. Mr. Sabol succeeds Randy Bays, who will move into an advisory role with a focus on Xylem’s global manufacturing operations.

  10. Ductile Iron Pipe Research Association: Apple Phases Out PVC From Products. Why Is It Still Used In Municipal Drinking Water Projects?

    "We're seeing more and more companies – small and large, international leaders – shift away from the chemical concoction of PVC that still raises too many unanswered questions. The announcement that Apple has eliminated PVC from its products coupled with recent reports that 'virtually all of the world's tap water is contaminated by microscopic plastic fibers,' shows that the plastics industry is still incapable of appropriately answering these questions.