Current Headlines

  1. Austin Utility Focus: Debt, Reclaimed Water, Smart Meters

    The city of Austin, TX, is entering the latest phase of an infrastructure project that will enable it to use more reclaimed water.

  2. Wichita Bridge Rehabilitation Project Wins National ACEC Award

    A project to rehabilitate a concrete bridge in Wichita, Kansas was the recipient of a national recognition award in the 2016 Engineering Excellence Awards competition of the American Council of Engineering Companies.

  3. Culver Company Shares Expertise Integrating Public Safety And Risk Management At Annual Utility Conference

    Due to rapid industry change, utility companies face new exposures and the need to rethink the way risk is managed. In a presentation entitled, Strategic Integration of Public Safety and Risk Management, Culver Company Principal and Lead Strategist, Brennan Culver, recently shared a methodology for integrating public safety into enterprise-wide risk management

  4. J.F. Kiely Construction Co. Recognized For Its Safety Record For A Second Time

    J.F. Kiely Construction Co., is a leading utility construction company headquartered in Long Branch, New Jersey. For the 2nd consecutive year, J.F. Kiely Construction Co. received the New JerseyGovernor's Occupational Safety and Health, Citation of Merit, Division of Public Safety and Recognition Awards for their achievement in the prevention of occupational injuries during the calendar year 2015

  5. ComEd To Install Smart-Ready LED Streetlights In More Than 50 Illinois Municipalities

    Recently ComEd announced its plans to replace nearly 18,000 ComEd-owned streetlights with new smart-ready LED streetlights in more than 50 Illinois municipalities

  6. City Of Flowery Branch Adds Tertiary Treatment Capability With Kruger’s Hydrotech Discfilter Technology

    Kruger Inc., the Veolia business unit specializing in water, wastewater, and biosolids treatment solutions for municipalities, was awarded a contract from the City of Flowery Branch, GA to furnish one Hydrotech Discfilter system for their Water Pollution Control Plant (WPCP).

  7. Alleged N.H. PFOA Polluter Told To Work With Utilities

    New Hampshire regulators are telling a plastics company to work closely with water utilities to resolve a public health threat posed by perfluorinated compound (PFC) contamination in the region.

  8. WEF, WateReuse Encourage Federal Role In Water/Wastewater Infrastructure Funding

    Rudolph Chow, Director of the Baltimore Department of Public Works, testified today on behalf of his agency, the Water Environment Federation (WEF), and the WateReuse Association at the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing, “The Federal Role in Keeping Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Affordable.”

  9. Village Of Schaumburg Successfully Deploys Sonim XP7 Ultra-Rugged Smartphones In Pilot Involving Police, Fire, And Public Works Personnel

    Sonim Technologies teamed with the Village of Schaumburg (Schaumburg, Ill.) and equipped Schaumburg's Police, Fire, and Public Works personnel with Sonim's XP7 ultra-rugged smartphones and accessories to test the performance of commercial broadband technology in real-world, mission critical, first responder environments

  10. Playa Jefferson Expands Campus Adding 5th Building Of 55,000 SF Plus 617-Car Parking Structure To Meet Intense Silicon Beach Creative Office Demand

    Playa Jefferson, an 11-acre campus at 12777 W. Jefferson Blvd. in Playa Vista, is now more than 93% leased and, to meet demand, is adding a 5th building, a 55,000 square foot, three-story creative office building