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  • Hosted water meter data management

    As the first offering in the new STAR_select product line, STAR_prestige hosted meter data management features common storage to ensure data integrity and requires user authentication for security.

  • Moyno 2000 HS system technology targets dewatered sludge cake

    The Moyno 2000 HS system is significant technology advancement for the wastewater treatment industry. It can pump filter cake further distances with higher volumetric efficiencies than any other progressing cavity pump.

  • ServiceGuard pipe for water service line leaks and failures

    Water utilities combat leaks with a flexible but durable pipe that’s installed via trenchless technologies.

  • 2014 APWA Congress Preshow Planner

    The Best Show in Public Works heads to Canada for the first time in 25 years. Here are some highlights to help you plan your trip.

  • Padre Dam awards design contract for Advanced Water Purification Demonstration Project

    At a recent meeting, Padre Dam Municipal Water District’s Board of Directors approved a $160,464 contract to Brown and Caldwell to design a new Advanced Water Purification Demonstration Project in East San Diego County, California.

  • Combined sewer overflow project wins engineering award

    A steep hill in Covington, Ky. down which 6 million gallons of rain poured onto a highway turns from liability into a highly effective stormwater pollution prevention solution.

  • DBO water contracts increasingly popular

    At least three West Coast cities are using design-build-operate (DBO) to deliver critical water and sewer upgrades. The methodology is also popular with engineering awards judges.

  • Water systems plagued by age, supply shortages

    The American Water Works Association's FREE state-of-the-industry analysis shows the water and wastewater sectors have shifted focus from economic recovery back to the same old problem: financing improvements to aging systems.

  • Report: PVC fails less than any other pipeline material

    A second Utah State University study of PVC pipe performance in water and wastewater systems affirms the material’s 100-year lifespan. Previous research by the university’s Buried Structures Laboratory showed the pipe fails less often than ductile iron, cast iron, steel, concrete, and asbestos...

  • High & dry: water supply in an era of drought

    Organized by the California-Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association, the Whole Water Conference is open to anyone interested in resource planning, integrating recycled water, storm water, desalination, and groundwater management. Speakers include Marsi Steirer of San Diego Public...