Mighty Microorganisms

| One of my guilty pleasures is a multi-media biology project called “Pondlife,” which features images and video footage of some of New York City’s tiniest inhabitants—unicellular organisms that reside in the city’s fountains, reservoirs, and waterways. The digital storytelling is produced by biology post-doc Sally Warring, who offers a window beneath the surface into the ... READ MORE

The Intelligent Water Systems Challenge

| The water industry is notorious for being risk-averse when it comes to implementing innovation. The Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT), founded by The Water Research Foundation (WRF) and the Water Environment Federation (WEF), is a multi-pronged initiative to help bring new water technologies and practices to the field quickly and efficiently. Last year LIFT ... READ MORE

Lisa Bailey Named HDR’s Major Campaigns Leader for Water

| (February 19, 2019) – HDR is pleased to welcome Lisa Bailey to the firm’s water practice as major campaigns leader. Based in the firm’s Atlanta, Georgia, office, Bailey will focus on supporting growth and client development by collaborating with technical and local resources to position for and secure the most complex, high-value projects across North ... READ MORE

WaterSmart Software Launches Integration-as-a-Service Offering to Unlock Data Insights for Water Suppliers

| WaterSmart Software, the self-service and customer engagement platform leader for the water utility industry, today announced the introduction of an innovative new service offering known as Integration-as-a-Service (IaaS). Water utilities make substantial investments in data systems that run their operations. Unfortunately these systems often don’t share information, creating data silos that leave various departments without ... READ MORE

Intelligent Water Systems Challenge Launches for Second Year

| The Intelligent Water Systems Challenge is back for a second year to encourage participants to use innovation and data to help solve some of the most difficult issues facing water and wastewater utilities. The goal is to demonstrate the value of intelligent water systems to utilities and foster adoption of smart water technologies, as well ... READ MORE

REHAU Expands and Improves MUNICIPEX® Municipal Water and Wastewater Line

| REHAU, a global supplier of polymer-based solutions and leading North American PEXa manufacturing company, is offering two additional crosslinked polyethylene PEXa pipes in their municipal piping program. In addition to MUNICIPEX water service line, the expanded product range now includes MUNICIPEX pre-insulated for cold-weather applications and MUNICIPEX force main for wastewater applications. From new construction ... READ MORE

AdEdge Increases Operations in Chile, Adds AdEdge Chile Business and Technical Manager and Latin America Sales Engineer to Staff

| AdEdge Water Technologies (AdEdge) announced today its decision to increase operations in Chile, including the addition of Ignacio Faundez as the AdEdge Chile Business and Technical Manager and Paula Araya as a Latin America Sales Engineer. Latin America significantly advanced sanitation services provided to both the municipal and industrial markets in recent years. Water management ... READ MORE

Xylem Launches Enhanced Flygt 4460 Submersible Biogas Mixer

| New design offers greater reliability and performance in biogas media Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, has today unveiled its newly enhanced Flygt 4460 mid-sized biogas mixer. Designed in response to specific customer needs, the new submersible mixer delivers greater reliability and ... READ MORE

The Water Research Foundation Signs Memorandum of Understanding with EPA to Advance Nutrient Management Efforts

| Building on The Water Research Foundation’s (WRF) decades-long research on nutrients in America’s waters, WRF and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to increase understanding of how smart partnerships and market-based approaches can be used to reduce excess nutrients in the nation’s waterways. The MOU builds on success achieved ... READ MORE

An Infrastructure Equilibrium

| There’s a concrete channel across the street from my home. Though usually dry, heavy rains have brought muddy water down its beige gullet all week, temporarily displacing the urban ducks. Although the channel’s reinforced sides offer significant peace of mind during rainstorms and mudflow, I recognize that the stream was once a natural waterway, alive ... READ MORE

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