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  • AWWA announces new edition of Modeling Water Quality in Distribution Systems

    The American Water Works Association (AWWA) has announced the publication of the new edition of Modeling Water Quality in Distribution Systems. As water flows through the distribution system to the consumer it may go through unwanted changes in quality. Computer modeling ...

  • CH2M HILL’s Allen Davis to receive hydraulic structures medal for technological leadership

    Allen Davis, a 36-year employee of global full-service engineering, construction and operations firm CH2M HILL, has been selected by the Environmental Water Resources Institute (EWRI) to receive the 2008 Hydraulic Structures Medal. The award is one of the top two awards granted to hydraulic engineers annually, worldwide. “This is, indeed, a huge honor,” says CH2M HILL Chairman and CEO Ralph ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Bentley Releases Bentley Water V8 XM Edition

    Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced the release of Bentley Water V8 XM Edition. This comprehensive water distribution design software helps engineers and GIS professionals in water utilities and municipalities design, document, and manage potable water distribution networks more efficiently. Bentley Water V8 XM provides all the capabilities of Bentley Map including map management, ...

  • California American Water Improves System Reliability through Valve Assessment Pilot Program

    Initiative will Help Reduce Water Losses in Water Distribution System PACIFIC GROVE, Calif. - During the month of October, California American Water will embark on a preventative maintenance program to restore and exercise approximately 500 valves in its water distribution system. Valves attached to underground mains allow service crews to stop flow through parts of the system ...


    By American Water

  • Dual-purpose water transmission facility earns award from American Society of Civil Engineers in San Diego

    Environmentally Friendly Pressure Control and Hydroelectric Facility Recognized as Outstanding Project San Diego, Calif. – Black & Veatch, a leading global engineering, consulting and construction company, announced today that the Rancho Penasquitos Pressure Control and Hydroelectric Facility (RPPCHF) received the Outstanding Project Award for 2006 from the San Diego Section of the American ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • AWWA announces updates to two Manuals of Practice

    The American Water Works Association (AWWA) has announced updated editions to two of its Manuals of Water Supply Practices: Water Meters - Selection, Installation, Testing, and Maintenance (M6) and Computer Modeling of Water Distribution Systems (M32). Accurate water ...

  • China trial for new in-pipe monitor

    New technology, developed by Intellitect Water (UK), that provides visibility of water quality within the drinking water distribution network, is currently on trial in China. Shanghai based, Ewaters Environmental Science & Technology Co., Ltd, which specialises in water network modelling and data management, carried out the trial and their Managing Director, Weijun Zhang says, 'We are keen ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • Valves, Like Humans, Require Exercise

    'Out of sight, out of mind” is one way to describe many water operators’ attitudes toward water distribution valves. That is until one fails. Typically, once one valve fails, others follow suit. The best option to combat faulty valves is a regular exercise program. The potential for line failure during critical work periods is always present. Broken valves can result in costly problems, ...

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