Drinking Water Distribution News

  1. Failure To Prosecute Alleged Water Theft Sparks Criticism In NJ

    A city in New Jersey is facing criticism for failing to prosecute a small-scale water heist allegedly carried out last year.

  2. Pump Refurbishment Package Focuses On Energy Efficiency

    An Australian company that specialises in both on-site and off-site pump refurbishment is finding that energy efficiency is an important driver in its refurbishment packages - and has included Vesconite bushings as part of its energy-reducing refurbishment package.

  3. Replacing Some Old Pipes Can Still Result In Lead-Contaminated Water

    Lead in drinking water is a decades-old problem and still poses serious public health risks today. In response, utilities are replacing segments of old lead pipes that are causing the contamination.

  4. Industry First As Serline Meets WIS For Service Pipes

    In a first for the water industry, Aquam’s Serline lead pipe lining technology has met the requirements of a new water industry standard (WIS) for the in situ lining of lead service and communication pipes.

  5. Water Main Break Results In Fish Kill

    Infrastructure failure resulted in a major fish kill in Iowa this week.

  6. Covington Water District Awarded Grant To Install Turbine Inside Water Main

    Covington Water District (CWD), a public utility district providing water to over 50,000 residents of South King County, has been awarded a grant from the Washington State Department of Commerce to install an energy-generating turbine as part of a new water connection from the regional water main.

  7. Haltom City, TX Taps FATHOM To Enhance Customer Service And Water Utility Operations

    FATHOMTM Water Management, Inc. (“FATHOM”), the utility-to-utility Smart Grid for Water technology leader, recently announced a new partnership with the City of Haltom City, Texas.

  8. 'Missing Lead' In Flint Water Pipes Confirms Cause Of Crisis

    A study of lead service lines in Flint's damaged drinking water system reveals a Swiss cheese pattern in the pipes' interior crust, with holes where the lead used to be.

  9. The City Of Raymondville Partners With Schneider Electric To Upgrade Infrastructure

    Energy and sustainability expert Schneider Electric today announced it is partnering with the City of Raymondville, Texas to implement a city-wide water meter upgrade to improve city services, increase meter accuracy and reporting and address the city’s critical infrastructure needs.

  10. City Of Magnolia, TX Improves Meter Reading Process With Kamstrup Ultrasonic Water Meters

    Kamstrup Water Metering brings ultrasonic water meters and an automated meter reading (AMR) system to City of Magnolia's water department to improve their meter reading process. With Kamstrup's READy AMR system, the city now reads their 1,120 water meters in just three hours.