Utility Management News

  1. Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Over Michigan Water Pollution
    12/15/2017

    Water activists filed a class-action lawsuit this month contending that three companies contributed to water pollution in Michigan.

  2. Florida Treatment Plant Security Guard Shoots Colleague
    12/14/2017

    Often the target of vandalism and theft, some water and wastewater treatment plants employ robust security measures. In Florida this month, those measures seem to have backfired.

  3. Report: What California Learned From Drinking Water/Wastewater Challenges In 2017
    12/14/2017

    In a new report on the state’s water priorities, the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) offered the nation some guidance on how it might address issues that are burdening regions all over the country.

  4. Study Estimates $13 To $15B Boost To U.S. Economy Through Water Efficiency
    12/14/2017

    A direct investment of $10B in water and energy efficiency programs could boost U.S GDP by $13 to $15B and create 120,000 to 260,000 jobs, all while saving between 6.5 and 10 trillion gallons of water, according to a new analysis by the Alliance for Water efficiency.

  5. Water Companies Admit To Using Divining Rods For Leak Detection
    12/14/2017

    Water companies in the U.K. are using a questionable method for leak detection, one that is unlikely to ever make it to the states.

  6. Symposium Chair Announced For 2018 ISA Water/Wastewater Symposium, 7-9 August Outside Washington, DC
    12/14/2017

    The International Society of Automation (ISA) is pleased to announce that Don Dickinson of Phoenix Contact has been named as General Symposium Chair for the upcoming 2018 ISA Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls (WWAC) Symposium.

  7. Clean TeQ Awarded Contract To Supply DeSALx Technology For Mine Water Treatment Plant
    12/13/2017

    Mr Robert Friedland and Mr Jiang Zhaobai, Co-Chairmen of Clean TeQ Holdings Limited (Clean TeQ or Company), and Mr Sam Riggall, Chief Executive Officer, recently announced that Clean TeQ, through its wholly owned subsidiary Clean TeQ Water Pty Ltd, has entered into a landmark agreement with Fosterville Gold Mine Pty Ltd (Fosterville) to design, supply and commission a two million litre-per-day Clean TeQ DeSALxmine water treatment plant.

  8. Inland Flood Threat Increasing In South Florida
    12/13/2017

    As South Florida raises groundwater levels to fight saltwater intrusion, the threat of inland flooding will only increase, according to newly published research results.

  9. Idaho Town’s Wastewater Funding Questions Mirror Nation’s
    12/13/2017

    The line that a wastewater utility in Nampa, ID, is attempting to straddle this month is emblematic of the nation’s struggle to address the costs of desperately needed treatment plant upgrades.

  10. Trenton Water Utility Faces Criticism From State
    12/13/2017

    New Jersey environmental regulators are putting pressure on officials in the state capital to fix the city’s struggling water utility.