Water


Firm Acquires Portland Water Infrastructure Biz for $1B

Autodesk Inc. recently announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Portland, Ore.-based Innovyze Inc., a global water infrastructure software, for $1 billion subject to working capital and tax closing adjustments....


Organizations Urge Admin to Address Aging Water Issues

A coalition of urban and rural water districts and more than 200 agricultural organizations are urging newly inaugurated President Joe Biden to address aging western water infrastructure as a part of any potential infrastructure or economic recovery package....


Federal Court Decision Clears the Way for Faster Transportation Improvements, ARTBA & NSSGA Say

A major March 2 court decision has given every state in the country a clear understanding of how far federal jurisdiction extends over the nation's water bodies, eliminating potentially costly delays in transportation system upgrades, according to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA)....


Waukesha Water's $286M Pipeline Meets Federal Requirements

Construction crews in Wisconsin are working on a $286 million project that's designed to provide safe, sustainable and reliable water for years to come. The city of Waukesha is under a court order to be in full compliance with federal drinking water standards for radium by September 2023....


Innovative Concrete Work Drives SLC Water Project

Valued at more than half a billion dollars, Salt Lake City's new Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) is a massive public infrastructure project that will have wide-ranging benefits for the community. During the five-year rebuild, Sundt and joint-venture partner PCL Construction will use nearly 113,000 cu....


R.H. Price Installs Water Main Down Busy Charlotte Street

Anyone who has regularly driven around Charlotte, N.C., in the last couple of decades can attest to its seemingly never-ending growth. New skyscrapers are erected each year in the uptown, along with multi-story residential apartments and condominiums in the trendy neighborhoods nearby....


Clearwater Construction Gives Expert Treatment on Wastewater Project

When the city of Lewiston, Idaho, decided to rehabilitate its wastewater treatment plant for energy and cost efficiency, Spokane, Wash.-based Clearwater Construction and Management LLC undertook what would be its, and the city's, largest such project to date....


Specialty Teams Collaborate to Complete Savannah River Flume

It's not every day that onlookers at a construction site include alligators and venomous snakes, but at the recently completed Savannah River Flume, part of the larger Raw Water Canal Improvements approved by Beaufort — Jasper Water & Sewer Authority (BJWSA) — that was the guaranteed daily scene....


Living Shoreline Restoration Ongoing at Former Hepburn Property in Connecticut

Only the second living shoreline restoration project in Connecticut, an effort to restore and protect the shoreline at what was the property of legendary actress Katharine Hepburn in Fenwick, began last fall under the guidance of the Connecticut River Conservancy (CRC), which is working closely with the Lynde Point Land Trust, which owns the land, and the borough of Fenwick....


Merrimack, N.H.'s Third Water Treatment Plant to Be Built

With construction expected to begin in April, Merrimack, N.H.'s third water treatment facility is designed to treat contamination of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS. Peter Pitsas, a project manager with Underwood Engineering of Concord, has been overseeing the designs of the PFAS treatment plants for Merrimack Village District (MVD) wells since contamination was discovered coming from faucets at the Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics facility and later within the surrounding groundwater....






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