News and Articles

May 05, 2020

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New Jersey American Water

Chelsea Kulp

New Jersey American Water & Scholastic Celebrate Five Years of Working Together

In April, New Jersey American Water and Scholastic celebrated five years of working together to provide water-based curriculum for teachers and families across New Jersey. The How Water Works program, a free, online platform, offers fun and engaging curriculum with a focus on STEM and the importance of water.

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May 04, 2020

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Sedaru

Boston Water & Sewer Commission Selects Sedaru to Analyze, Optimize Its Asset Replacement Projects

Sedaru, Inc. announced that Boston Water & Sewer Commission, MA (BWSC) has selected Sedaru to deliver software and services for asset management, capital planning, and water system modeling. Sedaru OMNI, Sedaru CIP, and Sedaru Modeling will deliver risk-based asset performance modeling and planning tools for BWSC to analyze, visualize, and prioritize pipeline replacement projects for its water distribution and sewer collection systems.

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May 01, 2020

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Illinois American Water

Karen Cotton

Illinois American Water’s Pontiac District Kicks Off Significant Water Treatment Investment

Illinois American Water’s Pontiac District is kicking off a significant investment at the local water treatment plant. Earlier this year, construction began on installing a new carbon feed system. This work is in addition to the project which began last year to rehabilitate six filters and replace a backup generator.

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Apr 30, 2020

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The Penetron Group

Siberian Sewage Plant Rejuvenated with Penetron Technology

In March 2020, the new wastewater treatment plant in Irkutsk, Russia, took up operation again after a comprehensive, multi-year renovation and upgrade program. PENETRON ADMIX was used to provide the level of concrete durability required to withstand the exposure to aggressive chemicals and the Siberian climate.

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Apr 29, 2020

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Envirosight

An Introduction to Infrastructure Funding

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Apr 28, 2020

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Pentair

Jim Lucas

Pentair Announces Appointments to Executive Leadership Team

Pentair plc, a leading global water company, announced three appointments to its executive leadership team, naming Bob Fishman as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer and Mario D’Ovidio as Executive Vice President and President of the Consumer Solutions segment. Jerome Pedretti has been promoted to Executive Vice President and President of the Industrial & Flow Technologies segment. Each will report to John Stauch, Pentair President and CEO.

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Apr 27, 2020

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Isle Utilities

Stuart Moss

WhatsApp Initiative Drives International Covid-19 Collaboration

A WhatsApp group intended for a handful of utilities to share learnings and experiences of the Covid-19 pandemic has quickly scaled to involve over 180 organisations. Isle founder and chairman Piers Clark started the social media chat group just over two weeks ago as the lockdown of populations meant utilities had to respond rapidly to multiple unprecedented challenges.

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Apr 24, 2020

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WPL Ltd

Lianne Ayling

Double Scottish Wastewater Win for WPL

Onsite wastewater treatment specialist WPL has seen an upswing in contracts awarded through its Scottish Water framework in the last 12 months. The largest of two recent contracts is for the purchase of WPL Hybrid-SAF technology to be installed initially on the Winchburgh expansion project.

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Apr 23, 2020

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Grease Contractors Association, c/o British Water

Decommissioning Guide Published for Grease Management Systems

The Grease Contractors Association (GCA) has issued important advice to food service establishments (FSEs) on how to safely decommission their kitchen grease management systems. The UK government ordered the closure of cafes, pubs and restaurants, except those serving takeaway food, in March in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Apr 22, 2020

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British Water

Lila Thompson

Water Industry Pledges Support for Supply Chain

The importance of the water industry supplier community, and the steps being taken to protect it during the Covid-19 pandemic, were under discussion at British Water’s weekly video conference with members. The Better Together meetings, hosted by chief executive, Lila Thompson, are providing support to British Water members during the crisis.

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Apr 21, 2020

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Anue Water Technologies, Inc.

Jon Amdursky

Anue Water Adds Two Experts to Technical Staff

Anue Water Technologies has substantially strengthened its technical bench through the hiring of Phani Peddi as Technical Services Manager and Avantika (Avi) as Applications Engineer. Both Phani and Avi will provide day-to-day technical assistance to Anue Water’s channel partners and end-user customers.

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Apr 20, 2020

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Aqua America

Donna Alston

Aqua Pennsylvania Resumes Critical Infrastructure Projects With State Recognition of Its “Life-Sustaining Service”

Aqua Pennsylvania announced that it is resuming its infrastructure improvement program this week with the start of main replacement projects and the resumption of others that were temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Apr 17, 2020

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American Water

Joseph Szafran

American Water & American Water Charitable Foundation As well As Essential Utilities Inc. to Donate Money as Part of COVID-19 Response

American Water, the largest publicly-traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, and the American Water Charitable Foundation announced a $100,000 donation to Feeding America to help food banks across the country support individuals and families impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19). --- Essential Utilities Inc. announced that in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the company will donate $290,000 to numerous food banks throughout the 10-state footprint where its Aqua water utilities and Peoples natural gas utilities serve customers.

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Apr 16, 2020

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Sensus

Kim Genardo

World Water Day 2020: Sensus Supports Smart Utility Networks

These are dynamic times as we all face the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our families, colleagues and communities. Our nation’s resources are being stretched, front-line responders are tasked to do even more and utilities must continue to deliver essential services.

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Apr 15, 2020

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Phaesun GmbH

Géraldine Quelle

Drinking Water for the Maasai in the Steppe of Tanzania

Together with nine other European project partners, Phaesun is developing innovative desalination systems based on electrodialysis technology as part of the EU development and innovation project REvivED Water. In February 2020, a pilot plant was installed at a saline well in the Tanzanian Maasai village of Ndedo and supplies the population with 2000 litres of drinking water per day.

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Apr 14, 2020

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British Water

Statement from British Water chief executive Lila Thompson on the Environment Agency’s National Framework for Water Resources

British Water welcomes the Environment Agency’s National Framework for Water Resources in England, and the opportunities it provides for collaborative working, as the industry and regulators re-think their approach to water. Water scarcity will affect all of us and British Water members are very keen to play their part alongside the water utilities, the regulators and the public in achieving long-term resilience.

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Apr 09, 2020

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visaplan GmbH

Marisa Lange

Happy Easter!

...from UNITRACC's team.

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Apr 09, 2020

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egeplast international GmbH

Dr. Nina Strumann

egeplast international Acquires Majority Stake in Extena, Market and Quality Leader for Plastic Pipes in Sweden

egeplast international GmbH, a medium-sized family enterprise based in Greven, Germany, acquires a 75-percent stake in the Swedish company Extena AB. Extena is the leading provider of plastic pipes for the Swedish infrastructure. Founded in 1976 in Norsjö and with a headcount of approx. 40, the company generated EUR 17 million in profitable sales in 2019. It was agreed to keep the purchase price confidential.

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Apr 08, 2020

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Ofwat

Ofwat Chief Urges Suppliers to “Be Assertive”

Ofwat’s chief executive Rachel Fletcher urged members of the supply community to actively engage with water companies and be assertive to ensure their voices are heard ahead of the 2020-2025 investment period.

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Apr 07, 2020

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TEPPFA

TEPPFA Calls on EU and Member State Authorities to List Drinking Water, Sanitation and Waste Water and Their Supply Chains as Vital Under COVID 19 Restrictive Measures

TEPPFA is the Brussels based leading voice of plastic pipe and fittings manufacturers. The 12 direct company members – most of them worldwide leading multinationals – combined with the indirect local company members from 15 national associations represent 350 production sites in Europe that manufacture 3 million tons of plastic pipe systems per year.

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Apr 06, 2020

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New Jersey American Water

Denise Venuti Free

New Jersey American Water to Continue Planned Infrastructure Work Amidst COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Pipeline replacements and other planned system improvements to continue as essential work to provide reliable water and wastewater services.

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Apr 03, 2020

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Xylem Inc.

Houston Spencer

Xylem Withdraws First Quarter and Full-Year Guidance, Continues Serving Customers on Front Lines of Essential Services

Global water technology company Xylem Inc. withdrew its financial guidance for the first quarter of 2020 and for the full year, because of the impact of COVID-19.

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Apr 02, 2020

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Electro Scan (UK) Limited

Brad Weston

Electro Scan (UK) Ltd. Achieves UK Health & Safety Accreditation to Deliver Next Generation AMP 7 Leak Detection Surveys

New SSIP & SafeContractor status adds to the company’s ISO 9001, 14001, and 18001 certifications to support projects with UK water companies and framework suppliers.

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Apr 01, 2020

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Granite

Erin Kuhlman

Granite Awarded $36 Million Water Infrastructure Project in Northern California

Granite announced it has been awarded a $36 million contract by the El Dorado Irrigation District (EID) for the Folsom Lake Intake Improvements Project in El Dorado Hills, California, located approximately 20 miles east of Sacramento.

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Mar 31, 2020

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Mgr. Communications

Donna Alston

Essential Utilities Breaks Ground on New Water Quality Laboratory to Serve Aqua Customers

Essential Utilities Inc. CEO Christopher Franklin and Chief Environmental Officer Dr. Chris Crockett joined Aqua Pennsylvania President Marc Lucca, DEP Regional Director Pat Patterson and a host of state and regional elected officials and contractors as they broke ground on the site of Aqua’s new water quality laboratory.

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