LATEST INSIGHTS ON DRINKING WATER DISTRIBUTION

  1. Exploring Alternative Funding For Infrastructure Upgrades
    1/30/2017

    The Water Research Foundation recently completed a project assessing alternative funding options to cover the increasingly necessary costs for water infrastructure upgrades. Are there options that will help your utility avoid raising rates?

  2. 'Far Out' Technology Simplifies Pipeline Leak Detection
    1/25/2017

    Satellites provide the latest, perhaps most efficient, method for spotting underground leaks, ushering in a new era of non-revenue water management.

  3. In-Line Turbines Harness Energy For Water Utilities
    1/25/2017

    Halifax Water and the Water Research Foundation’s study finds that turbine generators can do more than just replace the work of pressure-reducing valves (PRVs).

  4. The Problem With Road Salt
    1/23/2017

    With winter snow comes the inevitable introduction of a water source foe: road salt. With potential hazards posed to consumers and the environment, it’s up to treatment plants and utilities to do something about it.

  5. Water And The Internet Of Things: 2017
    1/6/2017

    I became interested in water and the Internet of Things (IoT) two years ago when I had a below groundwater leak at home that resulted in a large water bill.

  6. Is Zinc Coating The Answer For Drinking Water Pipelines?
    12/22/2016

    A relatively new solution has emerged for drinking water infrastructure with some communities investing in its promise. Is it the answer to pipeline problems?

  7. Redefining The Water Utility Business Model: Is It A Pipe Dream?
    12/15/2016

    Last week, a two-inch thick, ductile iron section of a water main broke and flooded a densely populated part of downtown Boston — sparking manhole fires, deluging businesses, and snarling traffic while utility crews rushed to repair the ruptured main.

  8. Can The DWSRF Solve The Lead Crisis?
    12/14/2016

    The federal Drinking Water State Revolving Fund was designed to help communities pay for infrastructure projects and meet safety regulations. But can it be applied for the greatest threat to drinking water of our time?

  9. The Case For Condition Assessment
    12/5/2016

    The need for using condition assessment as part of an overall asset management program has been documented over the past two decades, but the value of this work for the cost has eluded many utilities.

  10. Innovations Bring Southern Delivery System Online On Time And Under Budget
    11/28/2016

    Colorado Springs Utilities creates the modern-day blueprint for pipeline project delivery with the timely completion of the historic Southern Delivery System.