FUNDING SOLUTIONS & INSIGHT FOR UTILITY MANAGERS

  • Bringing Communities Together For Wastewater Recovery
    Bringing Communities Together For Wastewater Recovery

    A new wastewater recovery concept emerging in Massachusetts may represent the future of resource recovery.

  • The Big Empty: Rural America's Drinking Water Crisis

    O’Brien, Texas is just one of thousands of small communities in the United States that struggle to find the resources to ensure that the water coming out of the tap is safe to drink. The recent budget proposal by the Trump administration will only make matters worse. Watch this documentary short produced by Tom Rosenberg and Earth Institute fellow Madison Condon details one shrinking town’s drinking water crisis.

  • A New Way To Renew Biosolids
    A New Way To Renew Biosolids

    A biosolids reuse project backed by the Department of Energy utilizes a new conversion process to make the most of wastewater.

  • A Bill Of Relief For Small Wastewater Treatment Plants
    A Bill Of Relief For Small Wastewater Treatment Plants

    If passed, a new piece of bipartisan legislation would provide technical assistance to rural wastewater treatment systems that need help in complying with federal regulations.

  • Bleeding Blue: Issues, Opportunity Greet New AWWA President
    Bleeding Blue: Issues, Opportunity Greet New AWWA President

    Airtime for water industry issues used to be a rarity in mainstream news, but that has changed of late — a development that is not particularly welcome, considering that bad news makes for good copy.

  • Evaluating Alternative Models For Infrastructure Project Delivery
    Evaluating Alternative Models For Infrastructure Project Delivery

    New research from the University of North Carolina assessed innovative water and wastewater projects around the country, highlighting positives and pitfalls that can steer future infrastructure investment.

  • What Now? EPA Priorities In The Trump Era
    What Now? EPA Priorities In The Trump Era

    The U.S. EPA has a job to do despite having its financial and human resources trimmed by the new presidential administration. Three U.S. EPA Office of Water directors, presenting at the 2017 Water & Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association (WWEMA) Washington Forum, laid out action plans for addressing the nation's most pressing water-quality threats in a manner that can (or must) achieve results efficiently.

  • George Hawkins On Green Bonds & Sustainability: Goldman Sachs' Impact Investment In Social Change
    George Hawkins On Green Bonds & Sustainability: Goldman Sachs' Impact Investment In Social Change

    George Hawkins, CEO and General Manager of DC Water, talks with Lisa Cox, manager at Sorenson Impact Center, about the first green bond in the US and how DC Water — partnered with Goldman Sachs — catalyzed innovation, social change, and sustainability in DC's water management system.

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UTILITY MANAGEMENT PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

VTScadaLIGHT Software For Monitoring And Control VTScadaLIGHT Software For Monitoring And Control

VTScadaLIGHT brings superior monitoring and control capabilities to a vast array of automation projects. Perfect for small industrial and personal applications up to 50 I/O.

Super Centurion® A-459 Urban Fire Hydrant Super Centurion® A-459 Urban Fire Hydrant

Hydrants share responsibilities with two important groups of professionals: (1) water departments and the utility crews that manage them; and (2) fire departments, who are the first responders to emergencies. Both groups use the hydrant for different purposes.

Water Network Optimization Suite Water Network Optimization Suite

The Water Network Optimization Suite by Schneider Electric provides water utilities an overview of the entire water distribution network in real-time and in “future-time” by enabling operators to be forewarned of critical situations in the network so that immediate actions to prevent or mitigate service disruptions can be taken with enough lead time.

Aquis Water Network Management Aquis Water Network Management

80% of your capital is invested in the distribution network. Aquis puts you in control.

Wonderware System Platform Wonderware System Platform

Today, industrial companies need a more efficient and flexible way of developing, deploying and maintaining the software applications used to manage and improve operations.

Wonderware InTouch Wonderware InTouch

Since 1987, Wonderware InTouch has been the world’s number one human machine interface (HMI), offering market leading innovation, brilliant graphics, legendary ease of use, unsurpassed connectivity, the industry’s best support and the broadest partner ecosystem.

Wonderware Skelta Workflow Wonderware Skelta Workflow

Wonderware Skelta BPM is a workflow platform that provides water and wastewater management organizations the capability to manage, enforce and document processes cross-company, replacing manual processes and paperwork with electronic workflows. It encompasses everything from routine operations to escalated responses to manage normal, unscheduled or disruptive events.

VTScada Alarm and Event Management VTScada Alarm and Event Management

Standard Component - Every VTScada application includes an instantly intuitive Alarm management interface as well as pre-configured alarm and event databases. This integrated approach reduces configuration time and ensures that mission-critical alarm features remain tightly integrated over the life of your system no matter how many times you expand your application or update VTScada.

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REGULATION UPDATES FOR UTILITY MANAGEMENT

  • Monitoring Progress: Nailing Down Water Hammer And Its Implications
    Monitoring Progress: Nailing Down Water Hammer And Its Implications

    If you don’t know what a water hammer is, well, that’s a big part of the problem. It’s an all-too-frequent issue for water systems everywhere, striking in pipelines that are growing more susceptible to failure as they age.

  • AMI And The Zen Of Water Utility Management
    AMI And The Zen Of Water Utility Management

    Drinking water utilities have a lot on their plates. Aside from the inherent technical difficulty of providing a vital service, they have to maintain positive customer relations, contend with increasingly strained budgets, and run operations with as little stress to employees as possible.

  • Earthquake Resistant Ductile Iron Pipe, Valve, And Hydrant System
    Earthquake Resistant Ductile Iron Pipe, Valve, And Hydrant System

    Recently, ASCE released its Infrastructure Report Card, giving the nation’s drinking water infrastructure a D: in poor to fair condition and mostly below standard. Many water utilities and communities are doing the hard but necessary thing in finding the resources to upgrade their aging water infrastructure. And, for those in earthquake prone areas, hopefully considering an earthquake resistant system.

  • NSF/ANSI Standard 61: Certification vs. Compliance
    NSF/ANSI Standard 61: Certification vs. Compliance

    Brentwood is committed to delivering high-quality products and services to our customers and the water industry. For this reason, we have invested, and continue to invest, in ensuring our products are certified to the NSF/ANSI Standard 61 for water treatment and distribution applications.

  • Boston Harbor Overhaul: A Water Cleanup Success Story
    Boston Harbor Overhaul: A Water Cleanup Success Story

    Boston Harbor used to be an icon of water pollution in the U.S. But a massive cleanup effort — one of the biggest restoration feats in the nation’s history — has revived the harbor in the last three decades.

  • Value-Based Procurement – Steps In The Right Direction
    Value-Based Procurement – Steps In The Right Direction

    Water and wastewater equipment manufacturers have long advocated for changing the mindset of equipment procurement from low-bid to lowest life-cycle cost evaluation, as a means to encourage the growth of new technologies and to improve operating costs. This is a very daunting task. As a manufacturer, Aerzen faces the same challenge. We encourage the consulting engineers to compare manufacturers based on energy savings.

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