Water Distribution News

  • North America to Dominate the Global Market for Smart Water Grid

    According to the latest study by Future Market Insights (FMI), the global smart water grid market is likely to witness robust growth during the 2017 – 2026 forecast period. Registering 18.8% CAGR, the market is projected to ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Flint Hires Arcadis To Plan Water Distribution System Improvements

    Arcadis (EURONEXT:ARCAD), the leading global design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets, has been selected by the City of Flint, Mich., to prepare a Water Distribution System Optimization Plan under a contract worth approximately $800,000. The plan is intended to guide improvements for the distributed water quality, sustainability and long-term operation of the city’s aging ...


    By Arcadis

  • Updated Course Explores How Water Distribution Systems Keep Customers Healthy and Safe

    Designed to explore the methods of distribution, installation, and maintenance, TargetSolutions’ Water Industry Distribution Service to Customers training course has undergone major updates, including revised content and upgraded multimedia. The 60-minute course, which is an approved technical course for continuing education, analyzes the four types of public water systems found in ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • Baltimore region embraces program to locate, map, assess and repair water distribution assets

    Over the past decade, the City of Baltimore has seen vast improvements in control point operability and system sustainability of its water distribution assets. The report card is looking better each year. The Baltimore City Department of Public Works shoulders a big responsibility.  The Department provides 265 million gallons of water daily to 1.8 million ...

  • GWI Announces Winners of the 2015 Global Water Awards

    Global Water Intelligence (GWI) today announced the winners of the 2015 Global Water Awards, which were presented on Monday 27 April at the Nasioutzik Museum in Greece during the Global Water Summit. The winners were announced in a ceremony presented by José Manuel Barroso. Mr Barraso, former President of the European Commission and Prime Minister of Portugal (2002-2004), delivered an ...

  • Xylem follows up Sensus buy with Visenti acquisition

    US-based water technology giant Xylem has revealed that it has bought Singapore-based water analytics firm Visenti Solutions, in tandem with its $1.7 billion acquisition of smart meter giant Sensus which closed earlier this week. Xylem has been working with Visenti since 2012, providing sensors for the latter’s analytics programmes for PUB in Singapore. Visenti, which was spun out of a ...

  • AWWA adds distribution guides to revamped WSO series

    The American Water Works Association recently released two additional books to its relaunched Water System Operations (WSO) series with fully revamped versions of Water Distribution, ...

  • New Cepex Technical Catalogue

    Cepex has recently finished its New Technical catalogue for the fluid handling (valves and fittings). This catalogue is aimed mainly to water distribution systems or low profile fluid systems, as we have the Extreme Series exclusively dedicated to high profile industrial applications. In the new technical catalogue, you can find lots of news as: installation ...


    By Cepex

  • Water pollution of the distribution network in Calgary, Alberta

    25,000 liters of fuel have been poured into a service station in Calgary, Alberta, United States. The spill was detected when hydrocarbons were already present in the water distribution network in the municipality due to the strong odor given off. Carcinogens such as benzene, Toluene and Xylene products were found in the water system with 100 times the allowed values. With SST, the spill would ...


    By Smart Sensor Technology

  • Fort Collins Utilities among first in nation to receive water distribution system award

    Fort Collins Utilities recently was recognized as the first utility in Colorado, and among the first in the nation, to receive the Directors Award in the Partnership for Safe Water’s Distribution System Optimization Program. “I congratulate Fort Collins Utilities for being a leader in water quality and one of the first utilities in North America to achieve this award,” said ...

  • House passes another bill to stem California drought

    The House on Thursday passed GOP-led legislation designed to bring more water to California's farm belt amid a severe and lengthy drought. Similar efforts have faltered in the last two congressional sessions after initially passing the House, and the White House and Democrats remain opposed. The four-year California drought has forced communities to cut water use. Some rural areas have been ...


    By Associated Press

  • Freeing Europe safely from asbestos

    On 24 June 2015, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and the Committee of the Regions (CoR) will be hosting a joint conference "Freeing Europe safely from asbestos" to discuss the continuing widespread risk of asbestos exposure to Europe's citizens and the steps that need to be taken to reduce it over the coming years. This event will be a follow-up action to the ...

  • Powdersville Water District Receives Prestigious National Award

    Powdersville Water is the first utility in South Carolina to achieve the Directors Award in the Partnership for Safe Water’s Distribution System Optimization Program and one of only eleven nationwide. Powdersville Water received this award for successfully completing a comprehensive self-assessment of distribution system operations, a significant achievement towards ensuring the delivery of ...

  • Aqualogy Joins SWAN, a Worldwide Industry Forum Promoting More Efficient, Smarter Water Networks

    Water management specialist Aqualogy today announced that it has joined SWAN, the Smart Water Networks Forum, a worldwide industry forum which promotes the use of data-driven technologies in water networks, making them smarter, more efficient and more sustainable. Aqualogy is focussed on the development of sustainable innovations to shape the future of water networks. Through a range of smart ...


    By SUEZ Advanced Solutions UK

  • Biggest Brazil city desperate for water in drought

    It's been nearly a month since Diomar Pereira has had running water at his home in Itu, a commuter city outside Sao Paulo that is at the epicenter of the worst drought to hit southeastern Brazil in more than eight decades. Like others in this city whose indigenous name means "big waterfall," Pereira must scramble to find water for drinking, bathing and cooking. On a recent day when temperatures ...


    By Associated Press

  • Rotork CVA delivers accurate pressure control for city’s water supply network

    Rotork’s innovative CVA electric control valve actuators are enabling the Sydney Water Corporation in Australia to control the pressure in the city’s water supply network with greatly increased response and accuracy. Water authorities need to control the supply pressure in their potable water pipeline networks throughout the day in response to user demand. Pipeline pressure also needs ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Veolia receives US EPA Approval of TECTA Automated Microbiology System.

    System combines proven microbiological indicators with state-of-the-art instrumentation to automate E. coli and total coliform bacteria testing. Veolia’s environmental monitoring technology unit Endetec is pleased to announce that its TECTA automated microbiology system has received approval from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) for performing regulatory compliance ...


    By ENDETEC

  • MPs consider Lords Amendments to the Water Bill

    MPs have accepted a range of final amendments to the Water Bill on Wednesday 7th May 2014 including provisions for exits by incumbent companies when the non-household market opens for retail competition in 2017. The Water Bill was introduced into the Commons on 27th June 2013 to make provisions about the water industry. The Bill has now concluded its 'ping-pong' parliamentary stages and now ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • New BaSYS-MIKE URBAN® Interface

    Thanks to a new interface, MIKE URBAN® users are now able to combine their familiar modelling tool with the advantages of the technical applications offered by the Network Information System BaSYS. The developer BARTHAUER SOFTWARE provides comprehensive tools for managing the complete life cycle of supply and disposal networks. The interaction of two expert tools enables network planners and ...


    By Barthauer Software GmbH

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