LATEST INSIGHTS ON DRINKING WATER DISTRIBUTION

  1. Bringing The Water Loss Fight Home During ‘Fix A Leak Week’
    4/29/2016

    The U.S. EPA estimates that more than one trillion gallons of water are lost through household leaks every year. It introduced “Fix a Leak Week” to bring that number down.

  2. When It’s Time To Consider Ice Pigging
    4/21/2016

    Ice pigging is a method for cleaning pipes that combines the effectiveness of invasive techniques with the limited disruption of non-invasive techniques.

  3. Smart Networks Smoothing Supply Of Water
    4/20/2016

    With increasing and urbanizing population, extreme weather events happening with greater frequency, aging infrastructure and work forces, more demanding customers, and significant revenue constraints, it is becoming increasingly difficult for water utilities to ensure that supply consistently meets demand.

  4. Composing A Sonata For The Smart Water Network
    4/18/2016

    Whether we like it or not, everything around us is getting smarter. And perhaps the closest water industry analogy to what’s taking place with our personal phones, cameras, and other “smart” gadgets lies in the metering sector.

  5. Flow Monitoring, Pressure Management, And Healthy Water Systems
    4/11/2016

    There are two practices that can help water utilities identify broken segments of their systems and reduce the nonrevenue water that results. Amidst the nation’s current infrastructure crisis, they are exercises worth considering.

  6. Can The Internet Of Things Lower AMI Solution Cost?
    4/11/2016

    Low-power wide-area networks are critical to the Internet of Things but may also work to bring advanced metering infrastructure to the masses.

  7. Taking CARE: Infrastructure And Resiliency For Those In Need
    3/28/2016

    The U.S. EPA’s WaterCARE program is providing 10 communities around the country with money and technical assistance to revamp their drinking and wastewater infrastructures.

  8. Vote Of Confidence: A Q&A With NAWC’s President-To-Be
    3/22/2016

    Martin A. Kropelnicki, whose presidency begins in October, talks lessons from Silicon Valley, the state of infrastructure, and the impacts of a changing environment.

  9. What Went Wrong In Flint?
    3/16/2016

    While it took a series of egregious bungles on several different levels to plunge Flint into the crisis, perhaps the most unforgivable lapse has been government officials’ negligent water testing.

  10. Together We Can Get The Lead Out
    3/14/2016

    If there is one lesson to be learned from the Flint crisis, it is this: Our communities will be safer in the long run with no lead pipes in the ground.