Infrastructure

  1. Tips For Establishing Partnerships To Solve Water Challenges
    3/1/2019

    With U.S. municipalities in major need of water and wastewater infrastructure investment, public-private partnerships offer a pathway to project initiation and success.

  2. The Value Of Construction Management At-Risk Delivery
    1/10/2019

    CM at-Risk may be a nontraditional delivery method for water and wastewater infrastructure projects, but getting familiar with it proves a worthwhile investment.

  3. Akron’s Path Toward An Intelligent Water Network Reduces Chemical Dosing While Improving Water Quality
    11/8/2018

    When water demand declines, water quality and utility budgets can suffer. When the situation arose in Akron, OH, a smart solution emerged.

  4. Saving Infrastructure With Sensors In The Sewer
    9/4/2018

    With a little help from AI (artificial intelligence) and IoT (the Internet of Things), Kansas City gives a lesson on UEA-MEP — utilizing existing assets to the maximum extent possible.

  5. 8 Things You Need To Know About Innovations In Water Asset Management
    7/12/2018

    With resources constrained and needs abundant, water and wastewater utilities are obliged to understand and evolve with trends in asset management.

  6. A Shift In Strategy: Improving Global Water Management
    5/14/2018

    What effect will the push to improve inadequate water infrastructure have on the cost for supplies and services? A procurement research analyst predicts the near future.

  7. Collaborative Approaches That Deliver Infrastructure Project Flexibility
    3/14/2018

    Utility and government agencies with limited resources for water infrastructure projects aren’t limited to traditional approaches; collaborative approaches such as progressive design-build delivery give owners more flexibility to optimize not only the price, but also the overall result and experience.

  8. Delivering Assets And Strengthening Communities: A CBP3 Primer
    1/24/2018

    Local government can harness the power of community-based, public-private partnerships (CBP3s) to efficiently implement programs that encompass delivery of many unique assets — such as stormwater management programs that include green infrastructure. Can your community benefit from this delivery approach?

  9. 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.

  10. 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.