Labor News

  1. AWWA 2017 American Water Scholarship Presented To University Of North Carolina Doctoral Student

    American Water, the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, recently announced that Alma Beciragic, a doctoral student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been chosen as the recipient of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) 2017 American Water Scholarship.

  2. Gun Probe Reveals Racism, Sexism At Chicago’s Water Department

    The Chicago water department is embroiled in a scandal that allegedly involves gun sales as well as racist and sexist emails.

  3. AECOM Announces 3,000 Infrastructure Job Openings Across North America

    AECOM, a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, announced recently it is seeking qualified professionals and technical experts to fill more than 3,000 open positions throughout the United States and Canada over the next six months.

  4. CH2M Selected To Provide Operations And Maintenance Services For Township Of Lucan Biddulph

    The Township of Lucan Biddulph in Ontario, Canada, selected CH2M to provide operations and maintenance services for the Lucan Biddulph Water System for the next five years.

  5. Office Manager Allegedly Siphons $850,000 From Water Utility

    A former office manager at a rural water utility in New Mexico allegedly stole almost a million dollars from her ex-employer, state officials say.

  6. MMI Engineering Appoints New Resilience Practice Leader

    One of the UK’s leading providers of technical consulting and engineering services - MMI Engineering (MMI) - has announced the appointment of a new Resilience Practice Leader to drive the company’s organisational and asset resilience practices.

  7. Human Error Blamed In Review Of Seattle Wastewater Catastrophe

    Poor decision-making by wastewater utility personnel was a key factor behind devastating floods at a Seattle wastewater plant, which resulted in life-threatening danger to workers.

  8. ISA Delivers Advanced Industrial Cybersecurity Training At U.S. National Guard Exercise Designed To Prepare For And Defend Against Industrial Cyberattack

    The International Society of Automation (ISA) is building on its alliance with the U.S. National Guard to help America’s cyber forces better prepare for and respond to industrial cyberattack on critical infrastructure, such as power and water-treatment plants, oil refineries and other vital industrial facilities.

  9. Accredited Calm Network Operators Passes 6,000 Mark

    An online training initiative designed to reduce human error in the way hydrants, valves and pumps are operated has certified over 6,000 water network operators. Aquam’s Calm Network Training is accredited by the Institute of Water and ensures that candidates achieve an understanding of the causes of transient surge in the water network.

  10. Badger Meter To Serve As Platinum Sponsor Of AWWA ACE17; Will Launch New ORION® Cellular LTE Endpoint

    Badger Meter, a leading global innovator and manufacturer of flow measurement, control and communications solutions, recently announced it will once again be the Platinum Sponsor of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE17) at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia June 11 – 14, 2017.