Municipality benefits from guaranteed savings, reduced costs, and customer service accolades
The U.S. EPA has established a digital clearinghouse to better connect the nation’s utilities with the infrastructure funding they need.
As more wastewater operations begin reusing their byproducts, they are looking for new technologies to help them do so differently. A process developed in Minnesota could be the change they are looking for.
AWWA's leader, CEO David LaFrance, talks about his organization's initiatives and how they respond to industry concerns that could ultimately pose a threat to water quality — AWWA's push for full lead service line replacement being a notable example.
In this interview, Hawkins details some of his Washington D.C. experience, discusses utility funding as it relates to consumer rates, and explains the role of innovation in surmounting challenges.
A new interactive map from Stanford University presents a national picture of successful drinking water and wastewater projects achieved through pioneering funding models.
Rocky Craley of Raftelis Financial Consultants, the firm that conducted the 2016 Water and Wastewater Rate Survey along with the American Water Works Association (AWWA), discussed the takeaways of the annual survey in this edition of Water Talk.
A new industry research report outlines a plan for fostering innovation from within water utilities, empowering them to become the solutions to their own emerging problems.
Veolia has been selected by SIAAP (Greater Paris Sanitation Authority) to provide at its side the service and maintenance operations for the Valenton wastewater treatment plant, Paris region (France), under a single-purpose semipublic company (SEMOP).
Water and wastewater utilities around the country face seemingly insurmountable infrastructure problems, from dilapidated pipelines to out-of-date facilities.
A lack of access to drinking water and wastewater infrastructure has some immigrant Latinos in poor neighborhoods along the border building their own wells.
Like many other states, Delaware has residents in small, rural areas who cannot be served by centralized drinking water or wastewater treatment plants, and face obstacles as a result.
A north Texas utility may lose its operating permit after violating state codes over 30 times.
Bureau of Reclamation Acting Commissioner Alan Mikkelsen announced today that Reclamation will provide $3.62 million to conduct laboratory and pilot-scale desalination and water purification research in 13 states.
New research from CDP, the international environmental reporting and data non-profit, today reveals that US$9.5B worth of city water projects are now open for investment. Released for World Water Week (27 August – 1 September) CDP’s new infographic report ‘Who’s tackling urban water challenges’, produced in partnership with AECOM, the global infrastructure firm, and funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, shows the first and most comprehensive dataset of global water action by cities and companies produced to date.
The American Water Charitable Foundation (AWCF), a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization created by American Water, the nation’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, is celebrating five years of partnering with local communities and organizations throughout the country.
The FBI is investigating the wastewater treatment plant in Terre Haute, IN, for bribery, among other potential wrongdoing.
A. O. Smith Corporation and The Water Council will be hosting Fostering Public-Private Innovations in the U.S. Water Market – Wisconsin’s Leadership on September 6, 2017 from 9:00 – 11:30 am ET (8:00 – 10:30 am CT) at the U.S. Capitol Visitor’s Center in Washington, D.C.
What technology is available to monitor and optimize my plant operations?
On January 1st 2017, Philadelphia’s controversial “soda tax” went into effect, adding a 1.5-cents-per-ounce on sugary beverages sold in the city. Several cities across the U.S. have enacted similar taxes in a bid to battle diet-related diseases such as obesity and fund more healthy activities within their communities.
When searching for a service provider, you want what’s best for your company. But what does best mean when it comes to service?
When I first came to Trihedral, I was surprised to learn that voice modems were still widely used in the HMI and SCADA industries. Though the days of wedging your phone receiver into a foam cradle are long gone, the name still conjures up the sounds of chirps, bleeps, and bongs they make as they translate analog information into digital. As high-speed networks became our preferred method of web surfing, the use of this technology has steeply declined.
The environmental and financial impacts of a saltwater spill can be significant. Unfortunately, the Bakken region of western North Dakota and eastern Montana has seen its share of spills. One particular produced water gathering system is leading the way with advanced technology that focuses on leak prevention and detection, as well as streamlining operation costs and efficiencies.
The next big thing is here and it’s the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). With pundits waxing philosophical on this big breakthrough, it’s hard to cut through the noise and understand what the IIoT actually is and how it applies to individual plants. I offer the following as a definition. The IIoT means collecting, interpreting, and applying data to actively improve processes or operations. To understand how the IIoT applies to a wastewater treatment plant, look no further than your front yard.