Infrastructure

  1. Sediment Solutions Within Existing Intake Facility Footprint
    11/10/2017

    Sediment and turbidity can be enough to shut down a drinking water treatment plant if the headworks aren’t suited to the source water. Learn how one facility near Tacoma, WA, which incorporates fish-handling to further complicate intake operations, secured sustainability through masterful design.

  2. Evaluating Technologies To Keep The Lead Out
    8/25/2017

    With lead contamination still a paramount concern for consumers around the country, many water utilities need to improve their buried infrastructure sooner rather than later. For those that cannot embark on ambitious replacement projects, a new report on coating and lining technologies for lead service lines might be the guide forward.

  3. Touring The World Of Water Infrastructure
    7/10/2017

    An ambitious, globe-trotting program invites attendees to learn from the infrastructure accomplishments and challenges of the world’s premier riverfront cities. With water becoming an increasingly valuable resource and the world’s drinking and wastewater infrastructure in peril, what can these metropolises teach us?

  4. Lessons On Rightsizing Water And Sewer Infrastructure Projects
    5/3/2017

    Two case studies prove that the key to cost-effective condition assessment is choosing the right approach for your system.

  5. Construction Management At Risk: Rebuilding Infrastructure Through Collaboration
    3/20/2017

    What’s so great about construction management at risk (CMAR)? The story of Fremont, OH — and a description of four key CMAR benefits — sheds light on the alternative delivery method.

  6. The Case For Condition Assessment
    12/5/2016

    The need for using condition assessment as part of an overall asset management program has been documented over the past two decades, but the value of this work for the cost has eluded many utilities.

  7. Innovations Bring Southern Delivery System Online On Time And Under Budget
    11/28/2016

    Colorado Springs Utilities creates the modern-day blueprint for pipeline project delivery with the timely completion of the historic Southern Delivery System.

  8. Coming To Pass: Perspective On The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA)
    11/21/2016

    Do you see the glass half empty or half full? This classic pessimism vs. optimism litmus test may also dictate how you see the passage of WRDA — the water infrastructure funding bill that passed through Congress with ease in September, albeit in different versions for the Senate and the House of Representatives and still awaiting finalization.

  9. Public Notice: Best Practices For CSO Alerts
    9/2/2016

    Jersey Water Works, a new collaborative, works to catalyze best practices in combined sewer overflow (CSO) reduction and notification in New Jersey.

  10. Kansas City’s Billion-Dollar Smart Infrastructure Challenge
    9/2/2016

    Missouri’s largest city is betting that the next generation of water distribution pipelines — smarter, stronger, and highly sustainable — is well worth the investment.