Labor News

  1. Town Of Okotoks, Alberta, Exceeds Water Management Targets With Sensus

    For the Town of Okotoks, sustainability isn’t just a buzzword. It’s a way of life.

  2. Michigan Officials Charged With Manslaughter For Role In Flint Crisis

    Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced last week that he has charged five public officials with involuntary manslaughter related to their alleged failure to act in the Flint water crisis. The charge is punishable by up to 15 years in prison.

  3. American Water Employees Raise Record-Setting $232,000 For Water For People Charity

    American Water Works Company, Inc., the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced recently the company and its employees have raised a record-setting $232,000 for Water For People, an international nonprofit organization dedicated to providing access to improved water and sanitation systems and services in developing countries.

  4. Green Bay Residents Fall Victim To Water Utility Imposters

    A thief allegedly ripped off a 90-year-old woman in Green Bay, WI, late last month by posing as a water utility worker in what appears to represent a wider pattern of crime.

  5. Bell & Gossett Launches ESP-Systemwize System Selection Tool

    Xylem’s Bell & Gossett brand has introduced ESP-Systemwize, the industry’s first online selection tool that provides HVAC and plumbing system designers the ability to choose all system components within a single integrated tool to ensure the most efficient hydronic system design.

  6. Sexual Harassment Of Waste Worker Cost City $875,000

    The city of Spokane, WA, recently agreed to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit with a former wastewater employee for nearly $1 million. 

  7. Terry Morse Chosen As New CEO Of NGWA

    Terry Morse, pictured here, has been selected as the incoming chief executive officer of the National Ground Water Association. He is the successor to Kevin McCray, CAE, who, after 22 years as CEO and 35 years in the groundwater industry, is retiring December 31, 2017.

  8. One AWWA Operator Scholarship Fund Auction Launches Today

    The Water Equation, the fundraising program of the American Water Works Association (AWWA), today launched its first-ever online auction to raise funds for the One AWWA Operator Scholarship Fund. The online auction will run through June 21.

  9. AWWA Career Center Job Fair To Connect Job Seekers And Employers

    The American Water Works Association will host its annual Career Center Job Fair on June 13 at 2 – 5:30 p.m. during its Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE17) in Philadelphia. The Job Fair is free to attend.

  10. Improving Reliability With Outsourced Maintenance Strategy

    Plant maintenance is a highly skilled operation that requires considerable resources for unexpected repairs and long term planning for preventative maintenance programs. Large scale equipment, such as gas turbines, generators, compressors and large pumps, require specialist knowledge and expertise to maintain optimum performance.