Utility Management News

  1. City Of Fremont Selects Emerson To Replace Existing Controls With Automation Technology Designed For Widely Distributed Assets
    5/21/2019

    Emerson was selected to modernize PLC-based controls for power and water plants and remote sites operated by the City of Fremont Department of Utilities. One of the oldest municipal utilities in Nebraska, the organization operates and manages water/wastewater collection, treatment and distribution, as well as coal and natural gas power generation, transmission and distribution systems that serve customers in a 60-square-mile area.

  2. World Water-Tech North America Summit Announces Move To Los Angeles For October 2019
    5/21/2019

    After 6 successful years in Toronto, the World Water-Tech North America organizers have announced a strategic relocation for its next edition, to be held in Santa Monica, Los Angeles on October 29-30, 2019.

  3. The International Code Council And The Association Of State Floodplain Managers Sign Memorandum Of Understanding
    5/21/2019

    Today the International Code Council and the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) signed a memorandum of understanding to enhance the partnership between the two organizations, recognizing the mission code officials and floodplain managers share in protecting communities and the environment.

  4. Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2020 Energy And Water Development Funding Bill
    5/21/2019

    The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2020 Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies bill on a vote of 31 to 21. The legislation funds the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of the Interior programs, the Department of Energy, and other related agencies.

  5. D.C. Pursues Ambitious Flood Resiliency Plan
    5/21/2019

    In the face of rising sea levels, structures near source water bodies are increasingly under threat of flood damage. Now, an ambitious plan in Washington, D.C. will be the first of its kind to take major steps to protect against that danger.

  6. United Rentals Helps Contractors Advance Trench Safety Through Training
    5/20/2019

    Trench and excavation work represent some of the most dangerous jobs in the construction industry. Maintaining up-to-date training on safety regulations and equipment solutions is essential to not only keeping employees safe but also leads to improved project productivity.

  7. TaKaDu Announces Integration With Esri ArcGIS For Greater Operational Efficiency
    5/20/2019

    TaKaDu today announced its first deployment of its integration with Esri ArcGIS at Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) in the US, the first since joining the Esri Partner Network.

  8. Watergen Provides 120 Orphans In Uzbekistan With Fresh Water From Air
    5/20/2019

    Watergen, an Israel-based innovative company that creates clean water out of air is now providing a source of freshwater for over 120 children living in an orphanage in Uzbekistan’s city of Bukhara.

  9. Practical Framework For Water Infrastructure Resilience (RFP 5014)
    5/20/2019

    The Water Research Foundation (WRF) announced that a Request for Proposals (RFP) is available for a new research project funded under the Foundation’s Emerging Opportunities Program.

  10. City of Nampa And Brown and Caldwell Recognized With Multiple Awards
    5/20/2019

    The City of Nampa and Brown and Caldwell today announced receivership of two regional honors for infrastructure improvements undertaken at the City of Nampa’s Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP).