Resource Recovery

| As water becomes increasingly precious, the nutrients, metals, and energy contained in wastewater also become more valuable. In fact, many believe that their extraction and commoditization could provide municipalities with an additional revenue stream. Researchers are working to refine resource recovery methods while encouraging utilities to view wastewater as an asset. In the US, wastewater ... READ MORE

Banyan Water Announces 3 Billion Gallons of Water Savings, Detected Hundreds of Leaks in 2018

| AUSTIN, Texas (March 20, 2019)— Banyan Water, the leading provider of total water management software, today released its comprehensive leak detection analysis for 2018 following a record-breaking water savings milestone. The company has saved more than 3 billion gallons of water for enterprises since its inception. Banyan Water’s total water management platform, Banyan Water Central, ... READ MORE

UA Engineers Use $1.2M Grant to Make Drinking Water Safer

| TUCSON, Ariz. — For decades, manmade chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, were used in everything from carpets to frying pans to firefighting chemicals for their ability to repel water and oil. That was before a wide array of negative health effects ranging from cancer and low birth weights to effects on ... READ MORE

World Water Day 2019: Sensus Extends Xylem Watermark Program Invitation

| Sensus Reach 2019 conference offers attendees an opportunity to make a difference RALEIGH, N.C. (March 19, 2019) – Here are the facts. The world is facing unprecedented water challenges brought on by population growth, urbanization and shrinking fresh water supplies. Millions of people lack access to clean drinking water. As countries around the globe observe ... READ MORE

Yuba Water Agency Selects Dispersive Networks to Connect Renewable Energy Assets

| Dispersive Networks is using mission-critical programmable networking to provide ultra-secure, real-time and high-performance data transport between Yuba and the Regional ISO ALPHARETTA, Ga. and MARYSVILLE, Calif., March 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Dispersive Networks, a provider of programmable networking for mission-critical solutions, was selected by Yuba Water Agency (YWA), which owns and operates the fifth-tallest dam ... READ MORE

Nestlé and Veolia Join Forces to Tackle Leakage into the Environment and Develop Recycling Schemes

| Nestlé and Veolia, the world’s leading resource management company, today announced their collaboration to work on waste collection, sorting and recycling of plastic material, with an emphasis on flexible plastic packaging. Projects will focus on eleven priority countries across Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe. The partnership will also explore technologies to establish viable models of recycling ... READ MORE

Interwoven Systems

| The water-energy nexus is often discussed relative to opportunities for efficiency that exist at the interface of energy and water systems. Energy is necessary to treat and distribute water, and water is crucial for producing energy. However, as it turns out, this interdependence can also lead to crisis if one system fails. This week, as ... READ MORE

IWSH Announces Two New International Volunteering Opportunities to Mark World Plumbing Day 2019

| In celebration of World Plumbing Day 2019 — a day that recognizes the vital role plumbing plays in protecting public health and improving amenity — the International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Foundation (IWSH), has announced two new project assignments that are now open for interested volunteer and sponsorship applications. The first project announcement represents another ... READ MORE

Pipeline Renewal Technologies Releases Guide to Winning Government Contracts

| Free resource discusses how to choose, understand and write a winning bid for a government contract. RANDOLPH, NJ—March 7, 2019—Pipeline Renewal Technologies (PRT), a distributor of pipeline repair and rehabilitation technologies, released a guide covering the basics of locating, writing and winning a government contract. For many small businesses, bidding on government contracts can lead to ... READ MORE

Gannett Fleming’s Innovative Water Solution Wins Outstanding Project Award for Maryland American Water’s Bel Air Impoundment

| March 6, 2019 (Harrisburg, Pa.) The American Council of Engineering Companies Maryland presented Gannett Fleming with an Outstanding Project Award for Maryland American Water’s Bel Air Impoundment project during the 2019 Excellence in Engineering Awards on Feb. 21. The Bel Air Impoundment is the largest dam project in Maryland in 30 years and sets new standards for the ... READ MORE

Banking on the Future

| Today more than 1.2 billion people worldwide lack access to clean drinking water. The combined effects of population growth and climate change are likely to create increased challenges for water management in the US as well. Projections of water supply and demand over the 21st century show that the US will face serious water shortages ... READ MORE