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Jun 02, 2020

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TRACOM

TRACOM, A Wastewater Treatment Solution Provider, Adds Marie Lumpkin to its Team

Owner Matt Kazmier has decided to work on growing TRACOM while COVID-19 sparks a lull in productivity. The addition of Lumpkin to his team will help his future plans for expansion. TRACOM, a provider of wastewater treatment solutions for industrial settings, has added Marie Lumpkin to its team of fiberglass fabrication experts.

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Jun 01, 2020

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Xylem Inc.

Houston Spencer

Xylem and UNICEF Partner to Provide COVID-19 Relief and Safe Water for Children, Families in Vulnerable Communities Around the World

Xylem Watermark, the corporate citizenship program of global water technology company Xylem Inc., announced support for UNICEF’s COVID-19 relief efforts. The partnership will provide access to safe water and sanitation for vulnerable children and families. Xylem’s COVID-19 contribution will be directed to the most at-risk communities, providing critical supplies and supporting UNICEF’s community health programs and youth engagement initiatives.

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May 29, 2020

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Benjamin Media Inc.

The NASTT 2021 No-Dig Show Call for Abstracts Deadline is June 30

The North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) is now accepting abstracts for its 2021 No-Dig Show in Orlando, Florida at the Orange County Convention Center March 28 – April 1, 2021.

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May 28, 2020

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Pipeline Renewal Technologies

Making the Right Sewer Rehab Choice

Deciding When to Choose Spot Repair

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May 27, 2020

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Woolpert

Woolpert Welcomes Asset Infrastructure Consultant Doug Sinclair as Senior Program Director

Doug Sinclair has joined Woolpert as a senior program director who will support lifecycle asset management strategies and services for clients across public and private sectors. Sinclair has more than 33 years of experience working in the architecture, engineering and construction industry, with a focus on information technology and data collection, management and integration.

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May 26, 2020

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GoAigua

Pablo Calabuig

GoAigua, the Spanish Smart Water Company, Brings Massive COVID Testing to US Sewer Systems

GoAigua, a water technology company based in Spain that operates about 300 water utility systems in Europe, has developed a method with The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) to analyze the spread of coronavirus through wastewater. In addition, the company is using its broad proprietary data platform to synthesize automatic sampling results with data from utility networks and measure the spread of Covid-19 across city districts in real-time.

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May 25, 2020

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EVACON Conference Management and Consulting Ltd.

Eva Ori

PPXX Conference Moves Forward - Technical Program Now Online

Many advances in the field of plastic pipe technology have been announced by organizers of the Plastic Pipes XX Conference with the online publication of their technical program. The PPCA board and operating committee are continuously reviewing COVID 19 developments and plan to move forward with their conference and exhibition to be held September 21 – 23, 2020 at the Okura Hotel in Amsterdam.

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May 22, 2020

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Envirosight

Manage Sewers Smarter with PACP

With PACP, Better Data Means Better Decisions.

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May 21, 2020

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Ovarro

James Brook

Age of Data Driven Leak Management Dawns

Water scarcity and regulatory pressure are leading to more remote monitoring of leakage, says Alan Cunningham, technical director, Ovarro, and technological advances and human resource challenges mean that might be about to accelerate.

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May 20, 2020

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Xylem Inc.

Houston Spencer

Xylem Extends Community Grants Program to Support COVID-19 Response

Global water technology company Xylem, announced an expansion of its Partner Community Grants Program to further support customers and partners in the fight against COVID-19. To support community-level crisis responses, Xylem Watermark, the Company’s corporate citizenship program, is inviting customers and partners worldwide to nominate nonprofit organizations in their communities to receive grant funding for COVID-19 responses.

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May 19, 2020

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British Water

Lila Thompson

Prepare for Covid-19 Waves, Water Industry Told

The water industry was told to prepare for the likelihood of Covid-19 “being with us for two to three years”, until a vaccine has been developed and three billion plus people vaccinated. The recommendation came from founder and chairman of technology and innovation consultancy Isle Utilities, Dr Piers Clark, who is leading an international Covid-19 sector-wide collaboration initiative via WhatsApp.

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May 18, 2020

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Benjamin Media, Inc.

Heather Centorbi

NASTT 2020 No-Dig Show and No-Dig North Present 30 Years of Trenchless Excellence

The North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) and their Canadian Chapters are pleased to announce that the NASTT 2020 No-Dig Show and No-Dig North 2020 are coming together as one North American event to celebrate 30 years of trenchless as NASTT celebrates their 30th Anniversary. The event will take place at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, BC, Canada on October 19-21, 2020.

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May 15, 2020

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WPL Ltd

Lianne Ayling

Simple Steps to Keep Onsite Treatment Within Consent

With the Environment Agency making clear to the water industry its expectations for zero pollutions, the need for robust wastewater treatment has never been greater, says Andrew Baird, WPL’s technical director. The regulator’s toughening approach to discharge permit breaches, a number of high profile prosecutions and record fines for polluters, along with increased public awareness, means customers are also demanding more from their water utilities.

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May 14, 2020

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Pipeline Renewal Technologies

Know You're Making the Right Choice

When you’re rehabbing drain lines, you need equipment that works. Customers won’t wait patiently for ill-suited or broken machines, and neither should you.

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May 13, 2020

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British Water

Lila Thompson

British Water Welcomes Workforce Planning Report

British Water has welcomed guidance from Energy & Utility Skills which sets out how businesses in the sector can develop and maintain a sustainable workforce beyond Covid-19.

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May 12, 2020

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Essential Utilities Inc.

Brian Dingerdissen

Essential Utilities Believes New Virginia Fair Market Value Legislation for Water Utilities Benefits Municipalities and Customers

Essential Utilities Inc. said new legislation in Virginia will allow regulated water utilities to pay a fair market value for the purchase of water and wastewater systems, benefiting local governments, customers and the environment. Before these changes, system values were determined by their depreciated original cost, which generally did not reflect a reasonable market value for those assets.

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May 11, 2020

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Biobot Analytics

Kerry Walker

Biobot Analytics Raises $6.7 Million in Seed Funding to Transform Wastewater Infrastructure into Public Health Observatories

Biobot Analytics, a technology company that deploys wastewater monitoring equipment and analytical tools to provide novel public health insights at the community level, announced it has raised $4.2 million bringing its total amount of seed funding to $6.7 million. In response to the emerging crisis, Biobot has begun deploying its platform to track the spread of COVID-19 and map its prevalence in cities across the U.S.

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May 08, 2020

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Illinois American Water

Karen Cotton

Illinois American Water to Install Water Reuse and Upgrade Water Treatment at Award-Winning Water Treatment Plant

Illinois American is celebrating Earth Day by announcing an investment to enhance water service and protect local water resources in Champaign County. The work includes upgrading water treatment infrastructure and incorporating water reuse at the Mattis Avenue Water Treatment Plant. This work is not related to the coronavirus.

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May 07, 2020

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Joseph Szafran

American Water Releases Virtual Water Treatment Plant Tour

American Water Works Company, Inc. the largest publicly-traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, has launched an opportunity to take an educational visit to a water treatment plant, without having to leave the house. Spearheaded by Missouri American Water, the company released an online, 360-degree digital tour of its largest water treatment plant - Missouri American Water’s Central Plant serving St. Louis County.

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May 06, 2020

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Aqua

Dan Lockwood

Aqua Reminds Consumers on Earth Day to Help Keep Wastewater Lines Clear by Not Flushing Wipes

As many people use disinfectant wipes to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, Aqua utilities continue to address blockages in wastewater pipelines and treatment plants as a result of wipes being flushed down toilets.

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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

Find Funding for Your Wastewater System!

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