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Category: Public Water System


Public Utilities, Public Water System

AWWA calls for Farm Bill measures that protect drinking water sources, encourage partnerships

October 11, 2017

Via: WaterWorld.com

WASHINGTON, DC, OCT 11, 2017 — With excess nutrients impacting water quality nationwide, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) today urged U.S. Congress to use the upcoming Farm Bill reauthorization to help farmers and water utilities work together to protect […]


Public Utilities, Public Water System

FERC says N.Y. agency relinquished right to act on certification tied to pipeline

September 20, 2017

Via: AmericanPublicPower

By failing to act within a one-year timeframe required by the Clean Water Act, the New York Department of Environmental Conservation waived its authority to issue or reject a water quality certification for a pipeline project that will feed natural […]


Public Utilities, Public Water System

Suffolk County Water Authority automates workforce for water main breaks

August 29, 2017

Via: WaterWorld.com

COLUMBUS, OH, AUG 28, 2017 — SCWA, which supplies safe, potable drinking water to 1.2 million residents on Long Island, has implemented an automated callout system for its Customer Service personnel as well as Construction Maintenance and Production Control departments […]


Public Utilities, Public Water System

NRWA praises new EPA approach to improve drinking water safety, compliance

August 14, 2017

Via: WaterWorld.com

The National Rural Water Association, the largest community-based drinking water utility organization in the country, praises a July 24, 2017, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency policy to reestablish on-site assistance to the country’s over 46,000 small community drinking water utilities to help them comply […]


Public Utilities, Public Water System

Reducing Costs for Stormwater Management

August 4, 2017

Via: American Infrastructure

The principles of low-impact design, distributed, small-scale stormwater infrastructure, and natural stormwater management to absorb rainwater where it falls are beginning to spread throughout the country. These strategies, collectively known as green infrastructure, are slowly replacing gray infrastructure in which […]


Public Utilities, Public Water System

Building a resilient water future in San Francisco

July 28, 2017

Via: WaterWorld Wastewater

The need for collaboration to combat climate change is more crucial than ever before, and the water industry is grouping together to build a resilient response. Delivering water 24 hours a day, seven days a week without interruption is a […]


Public Utilities, Public Water System

Water Research Foundation launches project on resilient water infrastructure

July 14, 2017

Via: WaterWorld

The Water Research Foundation has launched a new project to improve the resiliency of water utilities, specifically around infrastructure needs. The project, Resilient Water Infrastructure: Improving Understanding and Assessing Needs(#4707), will gather information from regions and municipalities (both small and large) with various risk […]


Public Utilities, Public Water System

Liberty Takes Control of Water Treatment

July 10, 2017

Via: American Infrastructure

In April of this year, a new wastewater treatment facility opened in Liberty, Mo. The creation of the new facility was the largest capital infrastructure project since Liberty was incorporated in 1829 and now that its up and running the […]


Public Utilities, Public Water System

Israeli utility to cut NRW using i2O smart water solution

June 28, 2017

Via: WaterWorld.com

Israeli water utility Mei Carmel has awarded British smart water network company i2O a contract to use its loggers to monitor and measure the performance of its water network. Mei Carmel supplies more than 24 million cubic meters of water […]


Public Utilities, Public Water System

Florida utility deploys smart solutions to monitor lake levels

June 7, 2017

Via: WaterWorld.com

For scientists at the City of Lakeland, Fla., manually monitoring lake levels to prevent flooding is a time-consuming, resource-draining task, especially during the nearly four-month rainy season. “Maintaining balanced water levels is critical to avoid flooding in residential areas and […]