Labor News

  1. WSSC Selects Arthur A. Elkins, Jr. As Inspector General

    WSSC Commissioners have announced the selection of Arthur A. Elkins, Jr., as inspector general. Since 2010, Elkins has served as inspector general for both the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board.

  2. Water Environment Federation Honors Water Professionals, Organizations For Service And Contributions

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces the 2018 WEF Awards recipients for individual service and contributions.

  3. H2O Innovation: Utility Partners Renews Two O&M Contracts, Totaling $24.3M

    H2O Innovation Inc. (“H2O Innovation” or the “Corporation”) is proud to announce that Utility Partners, LLC (“UP”), its business line providing operation and maintenance services (“O&M”) in the United States, recently renewed two contracts.

  4. Water Environment Federation Selects 2018 WEF Fellows For Contributions To Water Profession

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces 15 distinguished members as the 2018 WEF Fellows recipients.

  5. Water Environment Federation Launches New Series Of Training Resources For Operators

    The Water Environment Federation has released a line of training tools to equip operators with 21st century wastewater treatment methods and practices.

  6. WSSC Launches National Search For Newly Created Inspector General Position

    WSSC has launched a nationwide search for the newly created Inspector General position, which was recently established by Maryland General Assembly House Bill 419, Chapter 130 during the 2018 session.

  7. MWRD Executive Director Resigns

    Effective June 27, 2018, David St. Pierre has resigned as Executive Director of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD).

  8. Hydraulic Institute & Pump Systems Matter Launches Authorized Training Partner Program

    Recognizing the growing need for trained personnel throughout the pump industries and in the end-user community, the Hydraulic Institute, through its educational subsidiary, Pump Systems Matter (PSM) has created an Authorized Training Partner (ATP) program.

  9. Water Infrastructure Jobs Pay Up To 50 Percent More To Hundreds Of Thousands Of Workers, Says New Brookings Report

    Building off previous workforce research, the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program has released a first-of-its-kind analysis of jobs involved in the construction, operation, and maintenance of the country’s water infrastructure.

  10. Report On Water Workforce Provides New Data On Challenges, Opportunities

    A new report from the Brookings Institution provides a detailed and data-driven look at careers in the water sector, finding that while there are looming shortages and a need for diversity in the workforce, water jobs are a tremendous economic opportunity for the American worker.