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Illinois renews water distribution act for privatization
Illinois renews water distribution act for privatization
Aug 16 2018
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed an amendment to renew the Illinois Water Systems Viability Act, signed into law in 2013, which allows private water…
Water main breaks, stranding man on his truck's roof
Water main breaks, stranding man on his truck's roof
Aug 9 2018
On Aug. 7, a man was rescued from the roof of his Chevrolet truck after crashing into a sinkhole created by a water main break in Worcester, Mass.…
May 8 2018
On Monday May 7, 2018, the Philadelphia International Airport suffered a significant water main break, depriving the facility of water pressure to…
Feb 27 2018
This past May while replacing a water line, construction workers in Philadelphia discovered 200-year-old water main made of wood. The Philadelphia…
Feb 8 2018
California state officials announced on February 7, 2018, that they will be scaling back a planned water delivery project. Originally, the project…
Jan 11 2018
Sioux Falls is the largest city in South Dakota and growing larger each day. In 2016, the city’s population increased by 5,200 people to a current…
Jan 11 2018
The Cape Breton Regional Municipal (CBRM) Water Utility in Nova Scotia supplies potable water to a population of 81,000 over 478 miles of pipeline.…
Oct 25 2017
Testing from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality showed that Flint, Mich., homes that had their water lines replaced have lower lead…
Aug 22 2017
The city of Seward, Neb., warned its residents not to consume any city water due to "unknown concentrations" in the water following a leak in the…
Jul 21 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded $649,000 to the city of Española, N.M., to replace aging, leaking water lines along Coronado…
May 22 2017
Aqua America announced it has plans to invest $450 million in U.S. water infrastructure in 2017. Aqua will help rebuild and replace water…
May 4 2017
A report issued by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) shows that nearly 77 million people—roughly a quarter of the U.S. population—across…
May 3 2017
Hydroelectric penstocks utilize water and elevation to generate electricity. It is a clean, cost-effective and reliable source of energy. Penstocks…
Apr 3 2017
A federal judge approved a settlement that will require the State of Michigan and City of Flint, Mich., to replace the city’s lead pipes within three…
Mar 30 2017
Western Municipal Water District will begin construction this spring on the La Sierra Pipeline, a $36 million project to increase local water supply…
Mar 10 2017
The American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) 2017 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure gave the country’s water and wastewater systems grades…
Jul 26 2016
SAK Construction (SAK) started work on $21.7 million of contracts throughout the Baltimore, Md., and Washington, D.C., regions. SAK is repairing the…
May 22 2014
Wachs Water Services has recently been awarded several multi-year contracts to perform condition assessment services in water distribution systems.…
Mar 12 2012
RJN Group Inc. Project Manager Catherine Morley, P.E., has been elected to the Midwest Society for Trenchless Technology (MSTT) Board of Directors (…
Feb 7 2012
Speaking before an audience at the National Assn. of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) Winter Committee meeting in Washington, D.C., Aqua…
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