Labor News

  1. MWRD Board Of Commissioners Selects Brian A. Perkovich To Fill Executive Director Post

    After a nationwide search, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) Board of Commissioners has selected civil engineer Brian A. Perkovich to serve as its next Executive Director.

  2. Evoqua Launches Water One® Service Platform Nationwide

    Evoqua Water Technologies, an industry leader in mission critical water treatment solutions, recently announced the national launch of its optimized Water One service platform, which enables customers to outsource their water treatment systems and focus on their core business, while Evoqua manages the operation and maintenance of customers’ water treatment systems.

  3. Burns & McDonnell Broadens Service Offerings Out Of Texas With New Water Group, Hires Industry Veteran To Lead Service

    Burns & McDonnell announced David Kinchen has joined its team in Texas to expand the firm's water services in the region. In this role, Kinchen will grow the team of engineering, construction and design professionals to deliver water and wastewater solutions for municipalities, utilities and industrial clients.

  4. Lila Thompson Appointed British Water Chief Executive

    British Water has named its new chief executive as Lila Thompson, who has been promoted from her position as international director.

  5. American Water Employees Contribute 5,000 Volunteer Hours Across U.S. During Month Of Service

    American Water, the nation’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, held its company wide AmerICANs in Action! Month of Service employee volunteer event in September. More than 1,200 American Water employees stepped up to help their neighbors, participating in 90 different community volunteer projects and providing a record-breaking 5,000 hours of service.

  6. SFPUC And Partners Across The Country Applaud Passage Of Federal Water Workforce Development Program

    Mayor London Breed, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) and its partners throughout the nation today celebrated the establishment of a federal grant program to fund training and career development for workers in the water and wastewater industries.

  7. American Water’s Angelita Fasnacht Receives National Association Of Water Companies Living Water Award

    The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) is pleased to announce American Water’s Angelita Fasnacht as the winner of the 2018 NAWC Living Water Awards. 

  8. Northumbrian Water CEO To Speak At Women In Water Event

    Northumbrian Water chief executive Heidi Mottram is headlining a new event from British Water aimed at opening up opportunities for women in the water industry.

  9. Metropolitan Water District Board Selects Gloria Gray As New Chairwoman

    Gloria D. Gray, a Los Angeles County water official with extensive experience in state, regional and local water issues, was today elected chairwoman of the board of directors of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.

  10. The Water Research Foundation Announces 2018 Paul L. Busch Award Winner

    On Tuesday October 2, 2018, during WEFTEC in New Orleans, LA, The Water Research Foundation (WRF) announced Krista Rule Wigginton, Ph.D., as the 2018 Paul L. Busch Award winner. With the $100,000 prize, Dr. Wigginton will develop new methods to protect public health and facilitate the development of virus-based methods for treating water.