Labor Solutions & Insights for Utility Managers

  1. Proposed Changes To The Risk Management Program (RMP) Rule
    3/15/2016

    The Risk Management Program (RMP) is a law created to protect the greater community from the accidental release of highly hazardous chemicals. Under the Clean Air Act, Section 112(r)(7), there are requirements for the employer to have accident prevention plans for every facet of handling these chemical hazards.

  2. Potable Reuse Summit To Seize The Moment
    8/25/2016

    In October, the WateReuse Association’s 2016 Potable Reuse Summit will bring water professionals of all levels together to hear success stories and find out how to implement potable reuse programs in their own communities.

  3. Knowledge Provides Clarity: Practice-Oriented Training In The Water Sector
    11/8/2016

    The issue of water supply is high on the agenda of the South African government. According to information from the Department of Water Affairs in South Africa, the country needs more than 8,000 qualified workers to make up for shortcomings in the operation and maintenance of South African water supply and wastewater disposal plants.

  4. Real-Time Predictive Analytics For Smarter Smart Water Infrastructure
    5/26/2015

    Are you confused by your smart water system? New tools help utilities make sense of data and finally realize the potential of smart water infrastructure.

  5. The Rights And Wrongs Of Measuring Flow In Wastewater
    2/10/2015

    Innovation is upon us in flow meter design, allowing for more technology options and better precision. Don’t let faulty installations or O&M set you back.

  6. Making America’s Water Utilities Great
    3/20/2017

    This January, a national leader emerged with a plan to shake up the status quo, touting a “business” approach to rectify historic “inadequacies” of our system. And we should all be on board with the plan, because it means potentially great things for the water and wastewater industry.

  7. Not Fulfilling Your Biggest Aspirations? It Doesn’t Have To Be That Way
    11/22/2016

    Most leaders of successful organizations in the global marketplace understand they need to be extremely dynamic, agile, and resilient in an ever-changing landscape.

  8. Bleeding Blue: Issues, Opportunity Greet New AWWA President
    5/3/2017

    Airtime for water industry issues used to be a rarity in mainstream news, but that has changed of late — a development that is not particularly welcome, considering that bad news makes for good copy.

  9. Math Solutions: Hydraulic Loading Calculations
    11/30/2016

    This tool for operators, represented through video tutorials, offers mathematical templates to master the hydraulic loading gallons per day per square foot by evaluating the incoming flow and surface area.

  10. Online Training: EPA’s 'All-Hazards Boot Camp'
    12/16/2015

    The U.S. EPA has recently released a video tutorial that outlines all phases of emergency planning and response for the water and wastewater facilities. This article will introduce and give an outline to the new training from an insider’s point of view.