Chicago, Illinois -- Faced with aging transmission and distribution systems and limited O&M budgets, utilities are being pressed to maximize the lifespan of their current equipment while facing heavy scrutiny from both internal and external stakeholders. This conference will provide attendees with clear strategies for managing classifying and prioritizing the repair and replacement of their aging T&D systems. Focusing on real experiences from leading utilities, attendees will be equipped with tools to address problem components and justify their maintenance decisions to management, regulators, and external stakeholders.
Aging T&D Infrastructure Conference 2015
Faced with aging transmission and distribution systems and limited O&M budgets, utilities are being pressed to maximize the lifespan of their current equipment while facing heavy scrutiny from both internal and external stakeholders. This ...
Raytheon, Utilidata To Deliver Defense-Grade Cybersecurity For Utilities
Raytheon Company and Utilidata have formed a strategic alliance to help power utilities proactively detect, defend against and respond to cyber threats. The effort will combine Utilidata's experience in the use of real-time data from the electrical grid to detect and respond to cyber attacks and Raytheon's expertise in proactive cyber threat hunting, automation and managed security services to provide cybersecurity, analytics and other innovative technologies. "With this alliance, Raytheon will expand our...
21st Century Sustainable Water Sector Utility Management
Nearly a decade after an historic agreement among six water trade organizations and the EPA that pledged to develop a water sector utility management strategy, an expanded ten-partner coalition has come together to update the Effective Utility Management (EUM) Framework and Primer. EUM provides water leaders with a common sense, replicable, and proactive way to meet a broad range of complex challenges facing the drinking and wastewater sectors today.Based around a framework of the Ten Attributes of an Effectively...
Cirrus Research is now a UVDB Registered Supplier - The Utilities Vendor Database
Cirrus Research is now aregistered supplier under the Utilities Vendor Database or UVDB. As a long-term supplier to the UK utilities industry, as well as to major infrastructure and engineering contractors, Cirrus provides a wide range of noise and vibration measurement instruments and systems that help our customers meet the demands of environmental and occupational noise regulations. For over 40 years, Cirrus has been at the forefront of noise measurement technology. We have provided solutions to customers...
CH2M to support USAID humanitarian relief and international development infrastructure projects across the globe
CH2M will assist the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) with infrastructure construction and engineering knowledge management support under its Global Architect-Engineer Services contract. USAID’s construction portfolio includes water, environmental, transportation, energy, communication, and vertical structure projects. USAID administers the U.S. foreign assistance program providing economic and humanitarian assistance in more than 80 countries worldwide. Under USAID direction, the CH2M...
AWWA cheers passage of law allowing WIFIA to make water infrastructure loans
President Obama on Saturday signed legislation that will allow the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program to begin making loans to tackle the nation’s trillion-dollar water infrastructure challenge, a moment that drew praise from the American Water Works Association, which helped craft WIFIA. “AWWA is thankful to all those members of Congress and water sector partners who championed WIFIA over the past several years,” said Tracy Mehan, AWWA executive director of governmen...