Utility Management News

  1. Raw Sewage A Major Problem In Appalachian Towns
    6/5/2018

    In small Appalachian towns, finding enough money to maintain wastewater infrastructure is a big challenge.

  2. Current Water Technologies Inc. Completes Successful Ammonia Treatment Demonstration At Gold Mining Operation Located Within The World Famous Abitibi Mining Region
    6/1/2018

    Dr. Gene Shelp, President and CEO of Current Water Technologies Inc. (TSX-V:WATR) (“CWTI” or “the Company”), is pleased to announce that the Company has completed a highly successful demonstration project with its patented ammonia treatment technology ("AmmEL System") at a Canadian gold mining site located within the Abitibi Mining Region of Central Canada.

  3. Fracta Inc. Receives Strategic Investment From Kurita Water Industries, Ltd.
    6/1/2018

    Fracta Inc., a technology innovator Bringing Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Infrastructure, has announced a strategic investment from Kurita Water Industries, Ltd. The investment allows Fracta and Kurita to extend their leadership in the United States water industry, particularly to municipal and investor-owned water utilities.

  4. Wastewater Operations Consolidate Lab Tech Services
    5/31/2018

    As smaller public utilities strain against a lack of resources, many are pairing up to share the load. Two such cities are Libertyville and Mundelein in the Chicago, IL suburbs. Although deciding against consolidating their neighboring wastewater treatment plants, they recently agreed to share the cost and deployment of a laboratory technician. 

  5. Residents Embrace Wastewater Recycling As Means To Sustain Communities
    5/31/2018

    The Baldy View Chapter of the Building Industry Association of Southern California recently released a survey that showed strong support for using recycled wastewater to recharge groundwater basins.

  6. EPA Awards $2.17M To New York State To Protect Drinking Water
    5/31/2018

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded $2,170,000 to the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) to ensure requirements of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act are met for the nearly 8,500 public water systems that serve approximately 21 million people overseen by NYSDOH.

  7. California Water Files Definitive Proxy Materials And Sends Letter To SJW Group Stockholders
    5/31/2018

    ​California Water Service Group (“California Water”) recently announced that it has filed definitive proxy materials with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and sent a letter to SJW Group (“SJW”) stockholders, along with a WHITE proxy card, in connection with SJW’s Special Meeting of Stockholders.

  8. Utility Watchdog Highlights Legal Cost Of Water Pollution
    5/31/2018

    Who should bear the cost burden when a water utility is sued over pollution? A recent saga featuring Carolina Water Service raises this question.

  9. Oil And Gas Wastewater As Dust Suppressant Less Than Ideal
    5/30/2018

    At the least, wastewater from oil and gas drilling should be treated in a waste treatment facility before it is used on dirt roads to suppress dust or deice roads.

  10. EPA Awards State Of Arkansas More Than $1.4M To Support Environmental Programs
    5/30/2018

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded the state of Arkansas $1,410,226 to support environmental programs. Three separate grants will go toward protecting and improving water bodies, implementing air-pollution control programs, and enforcing drinking water standards.