water infrastructure

Microgrid for California wastewater treatment plant

A combined biogas cogen and solar generation powered microgrid is under development for the City of Rialto’s wastewater services
Ransomware, Cybercon, Exelon

Ed’s note: Holding critical infrastructure to ransom(ware)

The global pandemic has been good for cybercriminals. There has been a significant increase in attempted and successful attacks since the beginning of 2020 – what's behind the increase?
Badger meter

Building resilience in water systems

Imagine a time when water utilities have to enforce dramatic usage restrictions or even shut off water to millions of customers. Some California citizens are already experiencing that future with electricity. Who’s to say it couldn’t happen in the water sector?
smart water

EIB funds first water and sanitation project in Brazil

COPASA has secured a €145 million loan from the European Investment Bank to improve water infrastructure in the state of Minas Gerais.
UK Global Warming

UK consumers will pay more for water thanks to climate change

That’s according to the country’s Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IME), which suggests that as the UK’s summers become longer and hotter, the cost of managing and treating water supplies will increase.
Thames water

UK’s biggest water company announces shock CEO resignation

The UK’s monopoly water company, Thames Water has announced that its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Steve Robertson has resigned with immediate effect.
water utilities

Asia Pacific: Reasons behind 1.9% increase in water tariffs

Global Water Intelligence has released a new whitepaper analysing changes in water tariffs in the Asia Pacific region. According to the findings of a study...
Georgia Utilities

American Water raises tariffs to upgrade Indiana infrastructure

Indiana American Water has filed a petition with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission to increase its tariffs to recover funds directed towards modernising water...
smart water

Cities renew infrastructure maintenance at discounted prices

The National League of Cities has renewed its partnership with home repair solutions provider Utility Service Partners to ensure cities' water and wastewater infrastructure...
water tariffs

5.9% annual increase in water tariffs to meet Sustainable Development Goals

According to a new study conducted by water market research firm Global Water Intelligence, water tariffs will need to rise by 5.9% a year...

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