Utility Management News

  1. California Debates New Tax For Clean Drinking Water
    2/15/2019

    A difficult water treatment scenario is playing out for lawmakers in California. Local consumers want their contaminated water cleaned up, but taxpayers don’t want to have to pay for it.

  2. Water Quality Association Supports EPA PFAS Plan
    2/14/2019

    EPA suggests consumers have water tested and use certified in-home filtration to remove or reduce levels of these toxic chemicals.

  3. EPA Acting Administrator Announces First-Ever Comprehensive Nationwide PFAS Action Plan
    2/14/2019

    Today, at an event in Philadelphia, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced EPA’s Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Action Plan.

  4. Wastewater 'Boot Camp' Drives Resiliency, Fights Industry Brain Drain
    2/14/2019

    Above-and-beyond commitment from the personnel responsible for treating the nation’s wastewater might not be a surprise to those who work in the industry. But even by the highest standards, one man in Rhode Island has earned himself special accolade for his dedication to the craft.

  5. WaterSmart Software Launches Integration-As-A-Service Offering To Unlock Data Insights For Water Suppliers
    2/14/2019

    WaterSmart Software, the self-service and customer engagement platform leader for the water utility industry, recently announced the introduction of an innovative new service offering known as Integration-as-a-Service (IaaS).

  6. IWA And IDB Launch The Digital Platform 'Aquarating Community Of Practice'
    2/14/2019

    The International Water Association (IWA) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) have launched jointly the digital AquaRating Community of Practice for water professionals at a water utilities workshop in Quito, Ecuador.

  7. Congresswoman Grace Napolitano (D-CA) Launches Effort To Reauthorize Water Recycling Program
    2/13/2019

    Recently, Congresswoman Grace Napolitano (D-CA) introduced the Water Recycling Investment and Improvement Act of 2019 (HR 1162), which aims to significantly increase the federal investment in major water recycling and reuse projects in 17 Western states.

     

  8. Only 25 Out Of 150 Wastewater Treatment Plants In Oaxaca, Mexico Are Fully Functional
    2/13/2019

    Oaxaca, a city in central Mexico, has more than enough wastewater treatment plants to serve its residents. But the problem is that most of them aren’t functioning.

  9. American Water Named One Of The 100 Most Sustainable U.S. Companies
    2/13/2019

    American Water Works Company, Inc., the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced recently it was named as one of the 100 Most Sustainable Companies by Barron’s Magazine.

  10. Fluence’s MABR Technology Validated For California Water Recycling Standard
    2/12/2019

    Fluence Corporation Limited is pleased to announce that independent test results gathered from its Stanford, California demonstration plant have been published and validate compliance of Fluence’s MABR technology with California’s Title 22 water recycling legislation.