Labor News

  1. Innovyze Announces Technical Webinar Series

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies, recently debuted a new Technical Webinar series for several of its leading line of water and wastewater hydraulic and asset performance modeling software.

  2. Wastewater Plant Workers Find Some Crazy Things

    An unusual part of the lives of waste workers: Findings strange items that get flushed down the toilet or otherwise end up at the treatment plant.

  3. North Penn Water Authority Receives Prestigious Award

    North Penn Water Authority (NPWA) was honored with the Directors Award for its efforts with the Partnership for Safe Water’s Distribution System Optimization Program at an awards lunch last month during the American Water Works Association (AWWA) Annual Conference and & Exposition held in Philadelphia.

  4. Materials Emitted By A Water Pipe-Repair Method May Pose Health Risks, New Safeguards And Research Needed

    New research is calling for immediate safeguards and the study of a widely used method for repairing sewer-, storm-water and drinking-water pipes to understand the potential health and environmental concerns for workers and the public.

  5. Racist Email Scandal At Chicago Water Expands

    The fallout from the racist email scandal at the Chicago water department continues to expand.

  6. 2017 IUVA World Congress Dubrovnik Technical Program Is Online

    With accelerating global concerns about the need for water and air purification solutions, the International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA) announces the 2017 IUVA World Congress, September 17-20, 2017 in Dubrovnik, Croatia.

  7. Indiana Wastewater Worker Found Dead In Tank

    A worker from an eastern Indiana city was found dead in a wastewater treatment plant tank last week.

  8. Over 100 Individuals Now Certified In Green Infrastructure Through New Training Program

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) and DC Water announce that 46 individuals recently completed a new job program that provides training and certification in construction, inspection, and maintenance of green infrastructure, a fast-growing approach to reduce stormwater pollution.

  9. Arizona Water Regulator Faces Fraud, Bribery Charges

    A former water utility regulator from Arizona will be tried this year for an alleged bribery scheme benefitting a water company official.

  10. Lawsuit Alleges Racism At Chicago Water

    A lawsuit filed last month alleged that officials in the Chicago water department routinely mistreated African-American employees.