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  • World water professionals to meet

    In 2010 IWA is partnering with the Canadian Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA) and the Canadian Association on Water Quality (CAWQ) to hold the World Water Congress in Montréal from 19th to 24th September 2010. The international event is expected to attract 4,500 water professionals and organisations from across the globe to advance their common goal of sustainable water management. ...

  • Puerto Rico’s Water Damage Professionals Utilize Advanced Methods to Identify Microbial Contaminants

    When water damage occurs in a home or building due to flooding or a sanitary sewer overflow, the damage can be extensive.  Property owners and tenants are immediately impacted as they are forced to vacate their home or business to begin the process of cleanup, drying out the property and repairing the damage.   These types of catastrophic events can be ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Best of anaheim in the water, sewer and utility

    EEC Global Operation, LLC has been selected for the2009 Best of Anaheim Award in the Water, Sewer & Utility Lines category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA). The USCA 'Best of Local Business' Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USCA identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local ...


    By Dynamic Aqua Science, Inc.

  • Water professionals urge Congress to spur water infrastructure renewal

    With water infrastructure issues in headlines across America, more than 130 water utility professionals from 47 states are visiting their members of Congress this week to urge funding for critical loan programs to repair and renew U.S. water and wastewater systems. The water utility leaders were in Washington as delegates of the ...

  • Framework Unveiled to Aid in Controlling Utility Water Losses

    The largest association of California drinking water professionals today announced the formation of a program to educate and assist drinking water agencies in understanding and reducing unnecessary losses of precious water. The American Water Works Association’s California-Nevada Section (CA-NV AWWA) stated that the California Water Loss Control Collaborative will be a far-reaching ...

  • ACE Offers Water Professionals Chance to Shape Future of Safe Water

    Untitled Document Deadline for Abstract Submission is September 11, 2006 (DENVER) - August 10, 2006 - The American Water Works Association (AWWA), the authoritative resource on safe water, is now accepting abstracts for presentations at its 127th Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE07) in Toronto, Ontario, June 24-27, 2007. The deadline for submission is September 11, 2006. The ...

  • Itron’s Water Technology Selected by Sydney Water, Australia’s Largest Water Utility

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today that on July 1, 2012, Sydney Water, Australia’s largest water utility, will begin the 3-year-long installation of Itron’s high-efficiency meters to replace old meters that serve its residential and commercial customers in Sydney. Sydney Water serves more than 4.6 million people, supplying about 500 billion liters ...


    By Itron Inc

  • China’s power utilities exposed to water disruption

    China’s “Big Five” power utilities have hundreds of gigawatts of thermal power plants in water-stressed areas and face retrofit costs of up to $20 billion to improve their resilience, new report finds Hong Kong, 25 March 2013 – China’s “Big Five” power utilities own and operate more than 500 gigawatts of thermal power plants, largely coal-fired, in the ...


    By Bloomberg New Energy Finance

  • Pennsylvania water utility receives national award of recognition

    Pennsylvania American Water’s Shady Lane Treatment Plant, which serves approximately 15,000 customers in Montgomery and Chester counties, has received the "Directors Award" from the Partnership for Safe Water, a program developed by the U.S. EPA, American Water Works Association (AWWA) and associated organizations to guide water suppliers towards improving water quality by optimizing ...

  • GEI Hires Eight Senior Professionals

    GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation's leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, announced today that it has hired eight senior professionals in several of its offices throughout the country.  Joining the firm are Christopher Bradley, P.E.; Mike Carosotto, P.E., PMP, CFM; Ying-Kit Choi, Ph.D., P.E.; ...


    By GEI Consultants, Inc.,

  • City of Madison Water Utility Selects Itron for Water AMI Solution

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today that the City of Madison, WI Water Utility will implement Itron’s advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) for Project H2O, the City’s program to automate the collection and analysis of water meter reads. The solution will allow Madison to effectively manage conservation initiatives, improve metering accuracy ...


    By Itron Inc

  • Black & Veatch water professionals to share global insights at AWWA`s ACE09

    Black & Veatch, a leading global engineering, consulting and construction company, will be well represented at the American Water Works Association’s Annual Conference and Exposition, June 14-18 in San Diego, Calif. Water experts from the company are leading or participating in the development of 30 presentations, which will focus on such topics as innovative water supply strategies, energy ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • AWWA and Water Research Foundation publish cyanotoxins guidance for water utilities

    The American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the Water Research Foundation (WRF) have released a guide and additional resources to help water professionals detect and control cyanotoxins, the algae-related contaminants that can negatively impact drinking water quality. “Managing Cyanotoxins in Drinking Water: A Technical Guidance Manual for Drinking Water Professionals” ...

  • Utilities and Water Companies Turn to Mycometer’s BactiQuant®Water Technology

    Water companies and various industries have been increasingly utilizing the BactiQuant®Water method developed by Mycometer to identify bacterial contaminants in water.  The BactiQuant®Water is a relatively new patented method that provides water companies and industry with a rapid method to estimate total bacteria in water samples. The method is well suited for HACCP systems and ...


    By Mycometer

  • CA-NV AWWA Launches New Training Center, Educates Water Professionals

    After many months of hard work and negotiation, the California-Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association (CA-NV AWWA) is pleased to announce the opening of its new educational center in West Sacramento. Located directly off the I-80 freeway, this new facility will provide drinking water professionals additional opportunities for CA-NV AWWA education and training that had been less ...

  • Water utilities to compete in `Best of the Best` Tap Water Taste Test

    What: “Best of the Best” Tap Water Taste Test - utilities from across North America compete to determine who has the “best of the best” tasting tap water. When: Tuesday, June 10 at 3:00 p.m. Where: Boston Convention & Exhibition Center *Boston Water & Sewer Commission and Massachusetts Water Resources Authority will ...

  • California Water Board backs program targeting utilities’ water losses

    The California-Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association (CA-NV AWWA) will receive $3.2 million over two years to help California’s water agencies produce validated system water audits, in an action approved by the State Water Resources Control Board on January 5. Accurate water audits are the first step in developing systematic water management programs to cut unnecessary ...

  • Water utility leaders taking innovative infrastructure proposal to Congress

    More than 160 water utility leaders will take to Capitol Hill Wednesday to show their support for draft legislation that would create a federal Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Authority (WIFIA). The draft legislation, currently being considered by the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, would lower the cost ...

  • Itron Selected to Provide Advanced Metering Solution to Victoria State Water Utilities

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today that it has been selected to provide its advanced metering solution to Melbourne and regional water companies in the state of Victoria in Australia. The solution will help City West Water, South East Water, Yarra Valley Water and Barwon Water manage supply, optimize usage and conserve water resources. This contract ...


    By Itron Inc

  • Hawaii’s largest utility adopts InfoWater smart water network technology

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of wet infrastructure modeling and simulation software and technologies, today announced that the Honolulu Board of Water Supply (BWS) has selected InfoWater to optimize O‘ahu’s municipal water resources and distribution system. The BWS is the largest municipal water ...


    By Innovyze

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