Utility Management News

  1. IDE Technologies Opening Two Wastewater Reuse Demo Facilities In California

    IDE Technologies, a world leader in water treatment solutions, today announced that its technology will be used in two new wastewater reuse demo facilities in California: The Central Coast Blue Advanced Water Purification Demo Facility, in partnership with the City of Pismo Beach, and the Regional Recycled Water Advanced Purification Center Demo Facility, in partnership with the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County.

  2. City Of Azusa Looks To The Future With Selection Of Sensus AMI Solution

    Though situated along the historic Route 66, the City of Azusa, California, views its utility services with an eye toward the future. That’s why the City’s utility, Azusa Light & Water (ALW), is upgrading its infrastructure with the latest smart metering technology.

  3. XPV Water Partners Welcomes George Hawkins As Executive In Residence

    George Hawkins, a leading thinker around utility transformation and innovation, joins XPV Water Partners, a sector-specific investor focused on growth companies related to the use, treatment and management of the world’s water resources, as an Executive in Residence.

  4. Seven Colleges Earn $10,000 Grants To Research Conservation Technologies, Programs Through World Water Forum

    Seven California colleges and universities have been selected to receive grants to fund proposals to develop new water conservation and supply technologies in support of a more sustainable water future, as part of the 2018 Southern California World Water Forum.

  5. Keynote Speakers Announced For The 2018 Water Research Foundation Conference

    The Water Research Foundation has announced the keynote speakers at the 2018 Research Conference on advancing reuse and integrated water.

  6. Researchers Issue First-Annual Sea-Level Report Cards

    Researchers at William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science are launching new web-based “report cards” to monitor and forecast changes in sea level at 32 localities along the U.S.

  7. Here’s Why Utilities Should Talk To Their Ratepayers

    Many water utilities stay in close contact with ratepayers, but when budgets are tight, communications outreach is a task that sometimes gets pushed aside.

  8. EPA, Department Of Justice Reach Agreement With Two Idaho Mining Companies To Secure Wastewater Treatment And Remove A Barrier To New Mining Operations

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) have announced a settlement with the owner of the Bunker Hill Mine, Placer Mining Company, Inc. (Placer Mining), resolving Placer Mining’s cleanup liability in Idaho’s northern panhandle.

  9. AI Technology Controls Pressure And Reduces Loss By Leakage In Water Networks

    Software already used by Coca-Cola Femsa to reduce liquid waste from the soft drink bottling process has cut water waste due to leakage by 2%, equivalent to 2.5 million cubic meters per year, in distribution to a region comprising seven municipalities in Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil, whose sanitation services are provided by private concessionaire Prolagos.

  10. Studies Show Urbanization Impacts Storms, Rainfall Despite Surroundings

    Two Purdue University studies show that urbanization changes storm patterns and rainfall amounts, highlighting the need for urban planning and infrastructure design that considers how the landscape will affect the weather.