WATER UTILITY MANAGEMENT ARTICLES

MWRD receives prestigious Excellence in Management award

The National Association of Clean Water Agencies awarded the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago the Excellence in Management Platinum Award for its sustainable efforts towar...

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CA pumped storage hydroelectric project to provide state clean energy

GEI Consultants announced that client Eagle Crest Energy Company has received its license from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for its Eagle Mountain Hydroelectric Pumped Storage project i...

Smart Security: Is Your Surveillance System Geospatially Aware?

A geospatial surveillance system provides a high level of situational awareness by allowing for a map-based representation of a system's sensor location, sensor status and dynamic views of current ...

Patching up the Pipes: How Smart Technologies Help Cities Prevent Leaks and Save Money

The 237,600 water line breaks each year in the U.S. cost public water utilities approximately $2.8 billion annually. As such, smart technologies offer real solutions that are making dramatic dents ...

Take It to the Bank: Covering the Cost of Capital Equipment with Hybrid Financing Structures

While most municipal water districts in the past have turned to bond financing as a way to cover the cost of upgrading equipment, a more cost-effective option of traditional bank financing, commonl...

Public Engagement: Implementing Effective and Innovative Outreach Programs is Key to Connecting with Customers

Customers play a vital role in how water and wastewater utilities function and can serve as the lifeblood of their operations. As such, a well-rounded relationship between utilities and their custo...

Editor's Letter: Incoming AWWA President Emphasizes Education as a Top Priority

Incoming AWWA President John Donahue stresses that a top priority is strengthening the relationship between the national organization and the state sections. He mentions a new program approved by t...

Private water companies to bridge $500B water investment gap in U.S., finds study

According to a new report from Bluefield Research, private water markets in the U.S. are poised for significant growth. With an infrastructure investment gap of more than $500B for drinking water a...

Yaskawa acquires Solectria; partnership to benefit renewable energy market

Yaskawa Electric Corporation is set to soon acquire Solectria Renewables through its U.S. subsidiary, Yaskawa America Inc. Solectria Renewables will continue to operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary.

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AW Chesterton Co

Chesterton is a leading provider of sealing devices, wear and corrosion reduction solutions for the industry. Increas...

Vireo Energy Financial

Provides energy project finance including PPA finance, operating and capital leases, debt, equity, tax equity and str...

SoftPLC Corp

Manufactures open architecture RTUs, PLCs, I/O, HMI/SCADA, and Ethernet security products. Remote asset management/cl...

Dynamic Systems Inc

Offers barcode tracking applications which include: tool and equipment, inventory, ID badge systems, asset tracking, ...

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Jet Mixing

Jet Mixers offer superior independent control of mixing and oxygen transfer in aerobic/anoxic processes creates excel...

Jet Aerator

Jet Aerators transfer oxygen by simultaneously introducing large volumes of high kinetic energy liquid and air throug...

Outotec Energy Products

Develops and implements fluidized bed combustion of biomass or other solid fuels for the production of renewable ener...