Utility Management News

  1. A Sign Of Financial Stability, Fitch Ratings Service Has Affirmed The MWRD's AAA Credit Rating
    6/7/2018

    A sign of financial stability, Fitch Ratings Service has affirmed the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago's (MWRD's) AAA credit rating. A new report from Fitch documents the MWRD's continued steady financial performance and flexibility, sufficient reserves to cover unexpected expenditures and overfunding of pension and other post employee benefits while routinely underspending its budgeted expenditures.

  2. Loudoun Water Partners With Sensus To Sustainably Manage Water Resources
    6/7/2018

    Loudoun County is one of the fastest growing counties in the nation. This growth brings a high demand for water from both industrial and residential customers.

  3. Brown And Caldwell Joins HASSELL+ Team To Present South San Francisco Resiliency Plan
    6/7/2018

    HASSELL+, a multidisciplinary resilience team that includes Brown and Caldwell, presented their Resilient by Design|Bay Area Challenge proposal for the Colma Creek Watershed in San Mateo County, South San Francisco, at the Resilient Bay Summit.

  4. California Water Commences Cash Tender Offer To Acquire SJW Group At $68.25 Per Share
    6/7/2018

    California Water Service Group (“California Water”) recentlyannounced that it has commenced a tender offer to acquire all outstanding shares of SJW Group for $68.25 per share in cash. The offer is scheduled to expire at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on August 3, 2018, unless the offer is extended.

  5. History-Making U.S. Astronaut Captain Scott Kelly To Deliver Keynote At 33rd Annual WateReuse Symposium
    6/6/2018

    The WateReuse Association announced recently that U.S. Astronaut, Captain Scott Kelly will deliver the keynote address for the 33rd Annual WateReuse Symposium, September 9-12, 2018, in Austin, Texas.

  6. Utility Worker Dies Under Manhole
    6/6/2018

    A utility worker died while working under a manhole in Florida on Friday.

  7. AWWA 2018 American Water Scholarship Presented To University Of California, Riverside Doctoral Student
    6/6/2018

    American Water, the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, recently announced that Michael Bentel, a doctoral student at the University of California, Riverside (UCR), has been chosen as the recipient of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) 2018 American Water Scholarship.

  8. Itron To Introduce Ultrasonic Intelis Water Meter At AWWA Conference
    6/6/2018

    Itron, Inc., which is innovating the way utilities and cities manage energy and water, recently introduced the Itron Intelis water meter.

  9. PWCSA Wastewater Plant Receives Regulatory Compliance Award
    6/5/2018

    The Prince William County Service Authority’s H.L. Mooney Advanced Water Reclamation Facility has won a Platinum Peak Performance Award from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) for the fifth consecutive year.

  10. MCAA Market Forecast Projects Industry To Be $16B By 2022
    6/5/2018

    The 2017 Process Instrumentation and Automation market in the United States, valued at $13.4B, is projected to grow 3.7 percent by 2022 to a total of $16B.