Utility Management News

  1. Bluetector Builds First Manure Treatment Plant For A Farmer In Germany
    9/30/2018

    A farm in Lower Saxony with sow breeding, floor-feeding laying hens and biogas plant is installing a BlueBox Ultra for the treatment of manure from the Swiss agri-tech company Bluetector.

  2. Governor Wolf Takes Executive Action To Address PFAS Concerns And Protect Pennsylvanians
    9/21/2018

    Governor Tom Wolf today announced the establishment of a multi-agency PFAS Action Team and other executive actions to address growing national concerns surrounding per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). These man-made chemicals are resistant to heat, water and oil, and persist in the environment and the human body, heightening concern among residents in areas of the state in which these chemicals have been identified in drinking water.

  3. Price Tag On Repairing South Dakota Wastewater: $160M
    9/21/2018

    Municipal wastewater systems in South Dakota need upgrades, but costs are a major barrier to completing the task.

  4. Hoboken Searches For New Water Utility After 18 Main Breaks
    9/20/2018

    After 18 water mains broke in Hoboken, NJ, over the summer, the city council and city administration moved to take bids for a new water company to replace SUEZ Water.

  5. PRT Releases Installation Logbook For Mechanical Point Repair
    9/19/2018

    Pipeline Renewal Technologies, a distributor of underground pipeline rehabilitation solutions, has released an “Installation Logbook for Mechanical Point Repair.”

  6. WSSC Selects Arthur A. Elkins, Jr. As Inspector General
    9/19/2018

    WSSC Commissioners have announced the selection of Arthur A. Elkins, Jr., as inspector general. Since 2010, Elkins has served as inspector general for both the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board.

  7. Operating Expenditures For Water And Wastewater Utilities Approaching $100B Per Year
    9/18/2018

    Operating expenditures (OPEX) for water and wastewater utilities continue to climb at a steady clip, according to Bluefield Research’s recent 2018-2027 forecast.

  8. U.S. EPA Requires Sacramento Area Sanitation District To Reduce Risk Of Chemical Releases, Pay Penalty
    9/18/2018

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached a settlement with the Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District for chemical safety and risk management violations at the Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant. The sanitation district will pay a $37,830 civil penalty and make improvements to its risk management practices.

  9. WaterStep Sends Aid To Hurricane Florence Survivors
    9/18/2018

    Louisville-based non-profit WaterStep is sending a shipment of equipment and tools that produce safe water and disinfectant to aid those affected by Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas and Virginia.

  10. Excellence In Operation And Design In Water Infrastructure Honored
    9/18/2018

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces the 2018 WEF Awards recipients for operational and design excellence. These awards recognize individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the water environment profession.