Utility Management News

  1. West Basin Launches Water for Tomorrow Program That Furthers Its Commitment To A Diverse And Secure Water Future
    3/22/2019

    On this World Water Day the West Basin Municipal Water District introduces a renewed approach to addressing its service area’s water future. The Water for Tomorrow Program brings new emphasis to West Basin’s commitment to protecting, securing and diversifying its water supply portfolio while building upon its history of innovation and industry leadership.

  2. The International Code Council Supports Access To Safe And Abundant Water On World Water Day
    3/22/2019

    The International Code Council joins organizations worldwide in recognizing World Water Day by promoting initiatives that improve access to clean and plentiful water for all. This year’s theme is “Leaving no one behind,” a goal that the Code Council advances through its commitment to developing modern codes and standards that make water systems more efficient and sustainable and help ensure that clean, safe water is available in all homes and buildings.

  3. WEF Celebrates World Water Day With New Children's Storybook
    3/22/2019

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is celebrating World Water Day 2019 with the release of its first-ever children’s storybook, Why Water’s Worth It. This highly-anticipated book came from the positive response to the video PSA that was released as part of the WATER’S WORTH IT® campaign relaunch last October. 

  4. How Do You Build A Resilient Water Infrastructure?
    3/22/2019

    Resiliency of water service is becoming increasingly difficult to achieve with an aging infrastructure, rapid population growth and a lack of resources. However, these challenges can be overcome through digital enhancements delivering more efficient processes and preservation of supply. 

  5. One Drop Foundation And Global Wholesaler METRO To Join Forces – To Provide Safe Water Access And Sanitation For More Than 250,000 People In India
    3/22/2019

    Today, on the occasion of World Water Day, international wholesale and food specialist METRO is launching the METRO Water Initiative in partnership with international water foundation One Drop.

  6. The PepsiCo Foundation Expands Access To Safe Water For More Than 22 Million People Worldwide; Part Of PepsiCo’s Broader Aim To Contribute To Positive Water Impact
    3/22/2019

    PepsiCo announced recently that it has helped more than 22 million people in underserved communities around the world gain access to safe water since 2006.

  7. Florida Lawmakers Want To Increase Sewage Overflow Penalties
    3/22/2019

    A politician in Florida thinks he has a new solution that will curb untreated sewage spills in the state: increasing the penalties for those responsible.

  8. Johnson Controls Joins ISA Security Compliance Institute In Support Of The ISA Secure Cybersecurity Conformance Scheme
    3/21/2019

    The ISA Security Compliance Institute (ISCI) announced recently that Milwaukee-based Johnson Controls, a global industrial leader, has joined the ISA Security Compliance Institute as a strategic level member.

  9. Ecolab-GreenBiz Survey Finds Corporations Still Struggle To Translate Water Goals Into Action On The Ground
    3/21/2019

    There is a growing sense of urgency about water scarcity as a business risk, but almost half of all companies don’t have a plan to achieve their water reduction targets.

  10. Joint Release: Unified Command Working To Assess Water Quality Near ITC Site
    3/21/2019

    Teams and contractors from the city of Deer Park, Harris County, TCEQ, EPA, and the U.S. Coast Guard are working together to evaluate impacts to Tucker Bayou and the Houston Ship Channel surrounding Intercontinental Terminals Co. in Deer Park, which recently dealt with several large fires in its chemical storage tanks.