It is now well-known that current estimates identify a huge gap between buried infrastructure management needs and committed funding levels. This funding shortfall occurs at a time when many utilities are experiencing a reduction in revenues due to a reduction in per capita water use. It is only natural, therefore, that utility expenses not driven […]
The Water Department for the City of Haines City, Florida serves 20,000 customers, and oversees and maintains: 89 miles of water mains ranging from 2 to 30 inches 7 miles of reclaimed water 40 miles of force mains, and 51 miles of gravity sewer mains with 850 manholes Utility foreman James Coker has worked for […]
Creek and ravine crossings navigated with horizontal directional drilling
PE 4710 Pipe Trenchless Construction Saves City Money and Time
DC Water uses trenchless technology to reduce life cycle costs for sewer laterals, saving 65% on repair costs
Remote, sparsely-inhabited Arctic community turns to ingenious technology to locate leaks on insulated plastic water mains.
Increased costs, aging infrastructure, conservation and recycling programs, plant upgrades, Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta factor into MWD’s two-year objectives.
Every drop of water has, within it, embedded costs. It carries the energy used for pumping and treatment, labor costs, as well as administrative expenses. It’s all invested to deliver high-quality drinking water to the consumer. Here we explore a range of technologies to cost-effectively assess, rehabilitate and repair water distribution systems.
AWWA releases report outlining urgent need for water system investment. Annual expenditures on water infrastructure will need