Tag: water utilities

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

U.S. Water Utilities Deploy PFAS Treatment Technologies to Safeguard Drinking Water

December 20, 2023

Via: Waste360

As U.S. and European lawmakers tighten restrictions on toxic PFAS contaminants in water, utilities and businesses are working to safeguard drinking water supplies for communities. Often referred to as “forever chemicals,” PFAS are widely used, long lasting chemicals whose components […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

CISA announces free security scans for public water utilities

September 13, 2023

Via: StateScoop

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is offering free security scans for critical infrastructure facilities, such as water utilities, to help protect them from cyberattacks. The midweek announcement comes as water treatment facilities across the country have suffered from […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Proactive measures to cyber-secure utilities

November 10, 2021

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

Since the beginning of the year, several cyberattacks have directly impacted the utilities sector. We’ve seen water treatment plants attacked, plus oil pipeline systems. These attacks clearly indicate the dangers that await organisations operating in this sector. The online systems […]

Infrastructure, Public Utilities, Public Water System, Public Works

Freese and Nichols Expands in Florida with Water Utilities Specialist Tom Cross

May 7, 2020

Via: American Infrastructure

TAMPA, Florida – May 7, 2020 – Freese and Nichols, Inc., continues building their Florida team with the addition of Senior Project Manager Tom Cross, PE, Assoc. DBIA, to lead transmission, utilities and pump station projects for municipal clients across […]

Miscellaneous, Public Works

Is more data needed to help people engage with water utilities?

May 1, 2018


LONDON, England – When it comes to topics such as microplastics in the ocean, disposable coffee cups or electric cars, the general population are often keen to engage and share an opinion. With water, it’s often the opposite story. Consumers […]

Public Utilities, Public Water System

United Utilities launches space mission to find leaks

April 26, 2018


WARRINGTON, UK – United Utilities has launched its own space mission to find leaks on its water network. The water company has recently completed a leakage detection trial using innovative satellite technology which was originally developed to detect water under […]

Public Utilities, Public Water System

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

October 11, 2017


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 […]