Water Utility News

  • New York Firm Identifies TCE and Other Hazardous Exposure Risks across the Tri-State Area

    On November 3rd, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the 14th Report on Carcinogens (RoC) containing seven newly reviewed substances. One of substances was trichloroethylene (TCE), a volatile chemical compound that is used mainly as a solvent to remove grease from metal parts and is also used in some adhesives, paint removers, and spot ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • CH2M names Patrick O`Keefe as Foundation Board President

    CH2M is pleased to announce that Senior Vice President and Key Account Manager Patrick O'Keefe has been named President of the CH2M Foundation Board. O'Keefe succeeds CH2M Senior Vice President Elisa Speranza. The CH2M Foundation partners with organizations in CH2M's operating countries to develop sustainable communities; to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • 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

  • Private Water is on the verge of a comeback

    The market for private sector participation in the water sector is on the threshold of significant change. How can those looking to deploy capital and those selling their expertise into the sector make the most of these opportunities? Private Sector Participation in Water report published by Global Water intelligence (GWI) presents readers with a crucial insight into the ...

  • GWI Water Index in 2014 reaches new record high

    The highly acclaimed GWI Water Index, that tracks water stock performance in Global Water, Asia, EMEA and the Americas, has been released for 2014 by Global Water Intelligence Magazine. The GWI Global Water Index rose by 10.5% in dollar terms in 2014, ending at a new record high as it outperformed the MSCI World Index by more than five percentage points. The January issue of Global ...

  • El Nino and the IMF force water tariff hikes across the global South

    Domestic water and wastewater tariffs soared in cities across the developing world from 2015 to 2016 as utilities passed on the effects of rising energy costs, reforms to government subsidies and rampant inflation, the latest survey from Global Water Intelligence has found. Tariffs in Northern Europe and Australia meanwhile are finally coming down as efficiency measures bear fruit. The ...

  • Ernst & Young Report Examines Utilities Plan To Invest in Digital Grid

    November 15, 2016 -- Digital grid is becoming a primary focus area for the global power and utilities sector, with 92% of companies surveyed planning to invest in the next 12 months, according to a new EY report, Digital grid: powering the future of ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • JWC’s Fritz Egger re-elected to serve second term on WWEMA Board of Directors

    WWEMA serves as the voice of water and wastewater solution providers. As a member-driven organization, it is made up of many of the most prominent and influential companies in the industry, who are working together to advance the interests of their individual businesses as well as the water industry as a whole. JWC Environmental has been a key contributor and member of the ...


  • South East Water on the block as funds seek exit

    The Canadian pension fund manager that controls a 50% interest in South East Water – the UK’s largest water-only company – is selling its stake. Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec has hired RBC to advise it, and the bank will seek non-binding offers before Christmas. Analysts believe bids will reflect a premium of up to 30% over SEW’s current ...

  • South Placer Municipal Utility District Adopts InfoMaster Smart Asset Management Solution

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that the South Placer Municipal Utility District (SPMUD), California, has chosen industry-leading ...


    By Innovyze

  • 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 distributes radio PSA to mark Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

    The American Water Works Association marked Lead Poisoning Prevention Week by distributing a radio public service announcement that urges homeowners to remove sources of lead that can come into contact with water. “More than ever, homeowners and renters are receptive to hearing about how to protect their families from lead risks, about getting their water tested, about complete lead service ...

  • 2016 AWWA utility compensation survey now available

    The American Water Works Association has announced that the 2016 AWWA Compensation Survey of Water and Wastewater Utilities is now available for purchase. Available for utilities serving populations over 100,000, populations from 10,000 to 100,000, and populations under 10,000, the 2016 survey provides data and analyses of salaries, salary ranges, and compensation practices in the water and ...

  • Innovyze President Dr. Paul F. Boulos Reelected to the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers Board of Trustees

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that its president, chief operating officer and chief innovation officer, Paul F. Boulos, Ph.D., BCEEM, Hon.D.WRE, Dist.D.NE, Dist.M.ASCE, NAE, has been reelected for a three-year term to the Board of Trustees of the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers ...


    By Innovyze

  • KKR steps up its water divestment strategy

    US private equity firm KKR has sold its remaining stake in Singapore-listed project developer CITIC Envirotech to China Reform Puissance Overseas, a Cayman Islands-registered company, for S$390 million (US$285 million). Through a mix of convertible bonds and equity, KKR invested S$154 million (US$112 million) in CITIC Envirotech (then United Envirotech) between 2011 and 2013, giving it a 45% ...

  • Haya Water boss says Oman needs sewerage expansion

    The head of Oman’s leading wastewater utility has said the country will need to expand wastewater treatment capacity more than five times over to meet its needs in the decades to come. Hussein Abdulhussein, the CEO of state-owned Haya Water, said that wastewater treatment capacity in the Muscat area alone would have to rise to 900,000m3/d by 2045, from a current level of around ...

  • 2016 Fall Conference and Stormwater Expo

    October 11-12, 2016 Booth #34 ...


    By Nilex

  • CH2M clients recognized as 2016 Utility of the Future winners at WEFTEC 2016

    Congratulations to CH2M clients; Alexandria Renew (AlexRenew); VCS Denmark; Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department; and the City of Fayetteville, Arkansas, on being ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • CH2M`s Samuel Jeyanayagam named Water Environment Federation Fellow

    CH2M is pleased to announce that Dr. Samuel Jeyanayagam, CH2M vice president and senior principal technologist, has been recognized as a 2016 Water Environment Federation (WEF) Fellow for his distinguished accomplishments and contributions to the preservation and enhancement of the global water environment. WEF Fellows are recognized in various areas of ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Innovyze Releases IWLive Pro to Support Wider Scope of Utility Decision Making

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the worldwide release of IWLive Pro. Designed as a multithreaded 64-bit application for Windows, IWLive Pro takes advantage of modern technology that allows users to accurately forecast water ...


    By Innovyze

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