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  • Financial Analysts Predict Stable Outlook For Utilities
    in a recent report Weather related challenges will persist but are anticipated to be manageable Moody s does not anticipate climate related events will materially affect financial metrics for the sector Other analysts have been more urgent about the risks posed by climate change even in the short term Simon Pollard a risk management researcher at Cranfield University s School of Energy Environment and Agrifood in the U K says that uncertainty about the potential effects of climate change ought not to be the basis for delayed decisions according to Bloomberg BNA Let s be bolder about what we know instead of being paralyzed about what we don t know Moody s predicted that in the coming year the outlook for water utilities will be stable Municipal water and sewer utilities demonstrated willingness to raise rates will continue to support sound debt service coverage and liquidity while addressing operating and capital needs said Patrick Liberatore a Moody s analyst Moody s analysts do not foresee major changes in the condition of U S water infrastructure this year The 2016 outlook also observes capital plans to address aging infrastructure are likely to remain unchanged since the utilities typically consider these needs over forward looking periods of five to 10 years the report said The U S needs nearly 1 trillion in water system upgrades according to the American Water Works Association Restoring existing water systems as they reach the end of their useful lives and expanding them to serve a growing population will cost at least 1 trillion over the next 25 years according to an American Water Works Association report as quoted in the blog Knowledge Wharton Through 2050 the costs escalate to 1 7 trillion or 30 billion annually The association encourages policymakers to think long term on water

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  • Asset Management News Documents on Water Online
    2016 An Alaska utility may receive a 1 million government grant despite a recent environmental violation Utility Mergers Boost Expansion Efforts Decrease Financial Burden 2 12 2016 As demand grows larger and infrastructure grows older utilities are often forced to expand upgrade and renovate to keep operations running smoothly Mexico City Infrastructure Repairs Leave Residents Dry 2 11 2016 Mexico City is undergoing infrastructure repairs and the upgrade effort has left millions of residents without running water Use Or Abuse Performance Based Service Contracts Are The Way Ahead With TOTEX Says Ham Baker 2 8 2016 If TOTEX total expenditure is going to be embraced and succeed then according to Ham Baker s Spares Maintenance Service division the time has finally arrived for water companies to look at whether operators are using important assets correctly or inadvertently abusing them Syrinix s Next Step In Revolutionising Utilities Reducing Leakage 1 27 2016 Syrinix the innovative leader in intelligent pipeline monitoring technologies recently announces the launch of PipeMinder the next generation of monitoring hardware set to transform the way utility companies calm their networks and reduce leakage and bursts EPA Estimates 271 Billion In Wastewater Infrastructure Needs 1 22 2016 In Albany NY some water pipes are so old they were laid when Rutherford B Hayes was president ENSERVCO Launches Water Management Division Following 4 0M Asset Acquisition 1 20 2016 ENSERVCO Corporation NYSE MKT ENSV a diversified national provider of well site services to the domestic onshore conventional and unconventional oil and gas industries today announced it has expanded its service mix with the launch of a new water management division Heat Waves Water Management LLC HWWM A Return To Efficiency Old Reliable Comes Home To Rogue Valley Sewer Services In Oregon 1 11 2016 Rogue Valley Sewer Services RVSS in

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  • Campaign Urges Latino Families To Trust Tap Water
    Emerson Process Management Rosemount Analytical Degremont Technologies Brentwood Industries View All Providers News Feature January 5 2016 Campaign Urges Latino Families To Trust Tap Water By Sara Jerome sarmje A new campaign is working to encourage Latino families in the U S to embrace the benefits of tap water The Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation is partnering with a community group called Westwood Unidos to get the word out Colorado Public Radio recently reported The campaign aims to convey that tap water is safe and clean Patty Braun a pediatrician and oral health specialist at Denver Health explained that many Latino families distrust water from the tap Braun says over half of the Latino families she sees don t drink tap water And if the kids don t drink tap water they don t get the fluoride in it to protect their teeth And instead of tap water many of them gulp down sugary drinks or milk a double whammy that can mean more cavities and weight gain In the doctor s own words per the report Over half of kindergartners have cavities Latino kids are more likely to have cavities than non Latino kids If you re used to living in a place where you would normally not want to drink the water because it is not safe then that s what you re going to bring over to any other new setting that you live in Research has shown that minorities generally use bottled water more than whites One study found that when questioned minority parents said they thought bottled water was cleaner safer healthier more convenient and better tasting than tap Time reported The campaign is trying to correct these misconceptions As the new campaign puts it Water is good for our teeth and helps wash away

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  • In Detroit Residents Go Years Without Tap Water
    of 200 000 are at least 60 days past due The Detroit News reported citing city records The policy struggle begs a question recently posed by the News How do you survive without running water for more than two years The answer is alarming demonstrating the struggles endured by the one percent of Americans who live without tap water First get a trash can Put it under the roof to collect water to flush the toilet Then get a bucket and remember what your grandparents taught you in the early 1950s before indoor plumbing reached all of rural America the report said Fayette Coleman a Detroit resident without running water put it like this You use your brain You scramble You survive because you re used to dealing with nothing Coleman 66 has not had running water in her house since 2013 One thing I really miss is washing my clothes Once every couple of months when I m able to get some money I can go to the laundromat she said She previously held a job at a factory Now she lives on Social Security checks making less than 954 per month The crumbling home is one of at least 4 000 in Detroit and perhaps many more whose water was never turned back on after massive shutoffs attracted international attention last year the report said Coleman gets by using bottled water for drinking much of which she gets from charity She heats water for sponge baths and flushes the toilet only after bowel movements Otherwise she does without the report said Mass shutoffs in Detroit last year garnered international attention and raised a debate over whether water is a human right and what the means the Detroit Free Press reported When the policy came to light the United

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  • U.K. Breaks Record For Delinquent Water Bills At Over $3 Billion
    England and Wales according to The Guardian Britain s water companies are owed a record 2 1bn by cash strapped customers with bad debts adding 21 to the average annual water and sewerage bill The average water bill is 385 a year but in some parts of the country it is as high as 482 leaving more than 2 5 million households unable or struggling to pay The Guardian reported The proportion of customers contacting National Debtline with issues related to water bills has increased by almost 10 percent in the last five years The increase in debt over the last five years comes despite below inflation rises in average bills the Belfast Telegraph reported Delinquency is tough on the water business which faces a host of financial challenges including crumbling infrastructure and pressure on revenue as a result of conservation It s also tough on customers Ofwat is pushing a policy solution for delinquency asking companies to help customers pay through so called social tariffs a reduction in bills for those who are struggling to pay Yorkshire Water said its social tariff has cut bills for 10 000 vulnerable customers by an average of 150 a year But four of the major water companies are yet to introduce social tariffs while others have been underpromoted The Guardian reported The regulator admits water companies enjoyed an easy ride during the financial crisis with their costs falling as they pushed through price rises In response Ofwat has ordered the companies to cut bills by 5 percent in real terms by 2020 the report said Cathryn Ross Ofwat chief executive explained her take on these trends per the Financial Times This important research highlights that while three quarters of customers think their water services are good value there is a growing problem

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  • Public Radio Puts Spotlight On Tireless Water Pros
    wing of my family is employed by various utility companies she wrote Then we started talking about who had Friday off and it turned out everyone did except the guy who worked at the wastewater treatment plant It s a big day at the plant he said which took everyone a little while to process That s when we started to call the day after Thanksgiving Brown Friday she continued Pemberton s work helps raise awareness about the role and importance of the water and wastewater industry Her hour long show which airs on the last Friday of every month is a Utah Public Radio UPR production The Source highlights the typical challenges faced by water and wastewater workers In the most recent episode Pemberton caught up with Jim Harps the wastewater treatment manager in Logan Utah His system offers services to 88 000 people taking in 12 MGD of wastewater It s always kind of fun to pause and take a look and see what raw wastewater looks like he said on the show walking Pemberton through a tour You occasionally see Fruit Loops New nutrient standards mean that Logan has to double down on its treatment processes Wastewater lagoons are a major part of Logan s water treatment infrastructure Construction on whatever will replace Logan s sewage lagoon will begin in the upcoming years Pemberton reported The UPR show was inspired by Utah State University s Year of Water celebration in 2015 As a way to recognize the efforts made by its water scientists and engineers Utah State University is celebrating 2015 as the Year of Water UPR explained The university has had water as a focal point since its inception From this university s earliest moments from Day 1 that is our core mission directed us to

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  • Consumer Outreach Documents on Water Online
    brand Hach Company Schneider Electric Neptune Technology Group Inc Evoqua Water Technologies Veolia Water Solutions Technologies ABB Measurement Products Aclara Jacobi Carbons Endress Hauser Inc KROHNE Inc Kaeser Compressors Inc Emerson Process Management Rosemount Analytical Degremont Technologies Brentwood Industries View All Providers Consumer Outreach Utility Drought Shames The Wrong Consumers 2 5 2016 Utility officials in California apologized last month after publicly accusing customers of using more water than they actually had consumed Louisiana Town Deals With Vomit Tap Water 2 5 2016 Residents of a small town in Louisiana are horrified by what s coming out of their faucets Flint The Sequel High Lead Levels Plague Ohio Village 2 4 2016 Flint was thrust into the national news this year over a lead contamination crisis that is taking a toll on public health But the Michigan city is not alone Consumer Complaints Soar As Santa Fe Installs Smart Meters 1 26 2016 Santa Fe is hitting speed bumps as it begins to rely on new smart meters After Dysfunctional Meter Mess Chicago Suburb Makes Proposal 1 12 2016 A Chicago suburb struggling with inaccurate smart meters is trying to move ahead and fix the problem Campaign Urges Latino Families To Trust Tap Water 1 5 2016 A new campaign is working to encourage Latino families in the U S to embrace the benefits of tap water PFOA Scare In New York Spurs Federal Involvement 12 23 2015 A toxic chemical is plaguing a town in New York and now the feds are getting involved In Detroit Residents Go Years Without Tap Water 12 23 2015 Detroit drew heated criticism last year when it shut off service for thousands of delinquent water customers Drought Shamed Californian Blames Utility For 13 000 Gallon Leak 12 11 2015 Various water providers in

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  • City Reaps Benefits Of Smart Grid For Electric And Water Customers
    Sewer Line Maintenance Stormwater Regulations and Legislation Industrial Food Beverage Petroleum Refining All Petroleum Refining Produced Water Power Generation Water Reuse Utility Management AMR AMI and Metering Asset Management Consumer Outreach Funding Labor Resiliency SCADA Automation Source Water All Source Water Contamination Desalination Water Scarcity Water Reuse Regulations and Legislation Providers YSI a Xylem brand Hach Company Schneider Electric Neptune Technology Group Inc Evoqua Water Technologies Veolia Water Solutions Technologies ABB Measurement Products Aclara Jacobi Carbons Endress Hauser Inc KROHNE Inc Kaeser Compressors Inc Emerson Process Management Rosemount Analytical Degremont Technologies Brentwood Industries View All Providers Case Study December 17 2015 City Reaps Benefits Of Smart Grid For Electric And Water Customers Source Sensus Background Garden City Kansas serves the water and electric needs for a population of more than 28 500 residents As a municipal utility provider Garden City is committed to providing affordable electricity and water to its citizens The city turned to Sensus its existing water meter provider for solutions to update their electric and water meter reading processes and technologies Sensus Contact The Supplier Contact Details Company Profile MORE FROM Sensus Contact Details Company Name Sensus Address 8601 Six Forks Road Suite 700 Raleigh NC 27615

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