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

American Fiberglass Tank Repair Announces New Fiberglass Tanker Trailer Lining Facility in Franklin, NH

| Fiberglass inspection, repair and lining company responds to increased demand by adding additional FRP tank trailer service capacity. American Fiberglass Tank Repair (AFTR) has announced that it has equipped and commissioned an additional trailer lining facility at Mercantile Place in Franklin, NH. The new facility will immediately double AFTR’s dedicated trailer lining capacity. The new ... READ MORE

Philadelphia Selects Sensus for Advanced Metering Infrastructure Upgrade

| Smart water technology will enhance operational efficiency and customer service The City of Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) has selected Sensus, a Xylem brand, through a competitive request for proposal process, to deliver smart water technology for its Metering and Customer Service Program. PWD provides services to more than 1.7 million people in Philadelphia. “Our AMI ... READ MORE

Aclara Energizes the Industry by Expanding Power Sensor Product Line for 48kV Sub-Transmission Networks

| Increased Visibility to Improve Reliability and Uptime for End-Customers Aclara, a leading supplier of smart infrastructure solutions (SIS) to electric, gas and water utilities worldwide, today announces the expansion of its grid monitoring platform power sensor product line that operates on sub-transmission networks up to 48kV to increase visibility beyond the distribution network. The inductively ... READ MORE

Aclara Showcases Major Enhancements to Its Smart Infrastructure Solutions for Electric Utilities at DistribuTECH 2019

| Company highlights portfolio including smart meters, communication networks, sensors and software Aclara, a leading supplier of smart infrastructure solutions (SIS) to electric, gas, and water utilities around the world, is showcasing its comprehensive suite of end-to-end solutions for DistribuTECH attendees, Booth 10443, February 4-7 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. This ... READ MORE

Brainpower for Rent: Xylem Rental Solutions Makes its Debut

| Most extensive expertise, capabilities and portfolio in water technology industry In a move designed to bring the company’s global leadership in engineered water technologies to the growing rental market, Xylem is presenting a new approach and look to its dedicated rental solutions business. Xylem’s deep application knowledge and unrivaled family of pump and ancillary equipment ... READ MORE

Youth Rising

| At 11 years old, Gitanjali Rao watched her parents test the drinking water at their home in Lone Tree, CO, with a clumsy home test strip kit. The results were hazy and unreliable. Amid the turbulence of the Flint water crisis, she became determined to develop a solution. Rao designed a small water-testing device to ... READ MORE

Dan Elias Joins IDE Americas’ Board of Directors

| Elias’ extensive experience in the U.S. market will help IDE expand across North America IDE Technologies, a world leader in water treatment solutions technology, today announced that Dan Elias, attorney, founder and managing partner of Elias Group LLP, was appointed to IDE Americas’ board of directors. Elias founded the law firm, Elias Group, in 1986 ... READ MORE

American Water Accepting Applications for 2019 Environmental Grant Program

| Grants Available to Community Projects in Company’s Service Areas in 11 States American Water (NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced today that applications are now being accepted by its participating state subsidiaries for the company’s 2019 Environmental Grant Program awards. The grant awards will be available in American ... READ MORE