Utility Management News

  1. SUEZ To Open New Mobile Water Service In Atlanta
    9/5/2018

    Mobile, on-demand water treatment solutions are valuable options for industries needing high-quality water in an emergency or for a scheduled outage. To better serve its customers in the Southeastern United States, SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions is opening a new mobile water service center in Atlanta.

  2. WRF Seeks Additional Proposals For Water Reuse Research
    9/5/2018

    In August, The Water Research Foundation (WRF) released five RFPs for potable reuse research. WRF is requesting proposals for two more research projects for integrated water management strategies in water reuse.

  3. EPA Backs West Virginia Plan To Improve Water Quality
    9/5/2018

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today it has approved and helped fund a more than $50M plan by West Virginia to implement key water infrastructure projects, including new and upgraded wastewater treatment plants to better serve residents, increase efficiency and reduce pollution.

  4. Teen Dies After Drainage Pipe Sucks Him In
    9/5/2018

    A 15-year-old boy in Kentucky was swept into a drainage pipe by floodwaters while he was playing in his backyard on the night of August 31.

  5. Pennsylvania Department Of Transportation Settles EPA Multi-Site Construction-Related Stormwater Case, Protecting Water Quality In Pennsylvania
    9/5/2018

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) have agreed to settle a multi-site construction-related stormwater case. The parties are resolving 209 alleged violations at PennDOT-owned construction sites arising from PennDOT’s construction contractors failing to fully implement best management practices (BMPs) as required by the Clean Water Act and Pennsylvania’s Clean Streams Law.

  6. New Jersey Makes National Regulatory History, Safe Drinking Water Standard Adopted For PFNA
    9/4/2018

    As the storm of controversy rages nationally where toxic Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) have been found in drinking water, New Jersey is the first state to address the water crisis by the adoption of regulations that requires drinking water suppliers to remove a PFAS compound.

  7. Explosion At Chicago Water Reclamation Plant Injures 10
    9/4/2018

    An explosion at a water reclamation plant in Chicago on August 30 appears to have been caused by methane gas ignited by a worker’s welding torch.

  8. Thames Water Unveils Record Investment Plan To Support Customers And The Environment
    9/3/2018

    Thames Water has recently submitted its five-year business plan to Ofwat, putting customers at the heart of its operations, prioritising affordability and unveiling a record spend on infrastructure.

  9. Missouri American Water Announces Acquisition Of The City of Lawson Water And Wastewater Systems
    8/31/2018

    Missouri American Water completed its acquisition of the Lawson water and wastewater systems today, adding approximately 968 new water customers and 913 new sewer customers to its more than 480,000 statewide customers. The purchase price for both the water and wastewater system is $4 million.

  10. Hawaii American Water Enters Into Contract To Purchase Waimea Wastewater Company
    8/31/2018

    Hawaii American Water has entered into a contract to purchase assets and operations of the Waimea Wastewater Company, Inc., which serves a portion of the town of Waimea.