Tag: wastewater

Washington infrastructure earns overall GPA of ‘C’ from ASCE

The Inland Empire, Seattle and Tacoma-Olympia Sections of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released the 2019 Washington Infrastructure Report Card, giving nine categories of infrastructure an overall grade of “C,” which is the same grade Washington State (State) received in 2013.

Brown and Caldwell joins the SWAN Forum

Brown and Caldwell solidified its smart water sector standing by joining the Smart Water Networks Forum (SWAN), the leading global hub for the smart water and wastewater sectors.

Industrial water management surpasses $10 billion, annually

In 2017, U.S. industry spent $10.2 billion on water management, including water acquisition, treatment, reuse, and discharge.

A sustainable source of water

Hampton Roads Sanitation District’s eight-step process includes flocculation and sedimentation, ozone contact, biologically active filtration, granular activated carbon contractors, ultraviolet disinfection, chlorine contact, chemical...

Oaktree Capital Management acquires MWH Constructors

MWH Constructors, a global construction firm focused on water and energy, was acquired by funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. in partnership with MWH’s management.

Pitt Engineering pilots a new, sustainable method of treating hydrofracturing wastewater

Research led by the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering may have cracked the code to not only greatly reduce the amount of fresh water used in the multi-billion-dollar hydrofracturing industry, but also leverage the waste heat available at drilling sites and natural gas compressor stations to safely treat shale gas wastewater for reuse.

DOE launches Water Security Grand Challenge

Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced the launch of the Water Security Grand Challenge, a White House-initiated, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) led framework to advance transformational technology and innovation to meet the global need for safe, secure, and affordable water.

Aqua America agrees to acquire Peoples Gas

Aqua America Inc., a regulated water and wastewater utility, announced it will acquire Peoples Natural Gas Company LLC, Peoples Gas Company LLC, and Delta Natural Gas Company Inc.

Brown and Caldwell strengthens smart utility offering with BC Blue

Brown and Caldwell launched BC Blue, a smart utility approach to efficiently manage and operate water, wastewater, and stormwater utilities.
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