Utility Management News

  1. New District Lead Service Line Replacement Program Offers Historic Opportunity To Replace Old Plumbing
    12/6/2018

    DC Water today announced plans to work closely with the District government to implement a new lead service replacement program that offers free and discounted replacements of lead water service pipes on private property for thousands of homes across the city.

  2. Woolpert Contracted To Collect Lidar Data Across 10K Square Miles Of Florida
    12/6/2018

    Woolpert has been contracted by Dewberry Engineers Inc. to collect high-resolution lidar data over approximately 10,000 square miles across the peninsula of Florida, from St. Johns County to Palm Beach County, as well as six inland counties in support of the U.S. Geological Survey’s (USGS) 3D Elevation Program (3DEP).

  3. Vegas Planners Prep For 'Doomsday' On Colorado River
    12/5/2018

    Las Vegas water planners are prepping for a harrowing possibility: The disappearance of the Colorado River.

  4. Improve Pipeline Construction Quality With This Ground-Breaking Technology
    12/5/2018

    “The Pipeline Hazardous Material Safety Administration, a branch of the U.S. Department of Transportation has identified material, weld and construction quality as a major source of leaks during commissioning hydrostatic pressure tests, the first years of operations and later in the life of a pipeline. PHMSA’s findings indicate a need for better quality assurance in the pipeline construction industry.”

  5. City Of Waco Signs Contract With Itron To Improve Water Efficiency And Reduce Water Loss
    12/5/2018

    Itron, Inc. which is innovating the way utilities and cities manage energy and water, signed a contract with the City of Waco, Texas to install Itron’s OpenWay Riva IoT solution, including smart water communication modules and leak sensors, to reduce water loss and improve water delivery for the utility’s nearly 45,000 customers.

  6. American Water Celebrates Its New Home In Camden With Grand Opening Ceremony
    12/4/2018

    American Water, the nation’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, celebrated the official grand opening of its new headquarters at One Water Street on the Camden Waterfront with employees, local residents and community members, business and industry leaders, elected officials and dozens of students from the Camden City School District.

  7. New WEF Marketplace Is A One-Stop Shop For WATER’S WORTH IT Merchandise
    12/4/2018

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has launched a new online portal, www.WEFMarketplace.org, as a convenient one-stop shop for WATER’S WORTH IT campaign merchandise.

  8. Grundfos Collaborates With Cambodia To Improve Water Security
    12/4/2018

    Global pumps leader Grundfos and the Ministry of Industry & Handicraft, Cambodia recently confirmed that they will exchange a Letter of Intent to strengthen cooperation in water management, in an effort to reduce the cost of water and increase access to clean, quality water in the country.

  9. Shedding Light On Austin’s Boil-Water Notice
    12/3/2018

    Water delivery in Austin, TX, was challenged by historic flooding in October, prompting an unusual turn of events for a major city.

  10. MWRD Board Of Commissioners Selects Brian A. Perkovich To Fill Executive Director Post
    12/3/2018

    After a nationwide search, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) Board of Commissioners has selected civil engineer Brian A. Perkovich to serve as its next Executive Director.