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Randy Happel, Contributing Editor

After an extended period of severe drought during 2013, the skies above the south Texas town of McAllen opened up.

A group of Clemson University civil engineering students stepped outside the classroom recently for some hands-on learning in underground construction thanks to a neighbor who happens to be an expert in the field.

The Virginia Tech Sustainable Water Infrastructure Management (SWIM) Center will be offering a workshop, Advancing Asset Management in Your Utility Workshop, to be held on March 10-11 at the Virginia Tech Arlington Research Center in Arlington, VA.

Vermeer Corporation is looking for the Ultimate Crew and seeking entries from horizontal directional drill (HDD) contractors and their crews from across the country.

Michael Reed, Contributing Editor

With about 2,000 miles of cast iron mains to replace within its Peoples Gas distribution system, Integrys Energy Group would be facing a huge job, even in the friendliest of environments.

The interstate pipeline industry is pushing back hard against a proposal to require companies to submit much broader, more detailed pipeline location information.

Michael Reed, Contributing Editor

While statistically pipelines remain the safest method to transport natural gas and liquids, growing demands on the aging infrastructure has increasingly pointed to the need for upgrades – sometimes tragically so.

Don Santa, president and CEO of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America, today lauded the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of Representative Mike Pompeo’s legislation (H.R. 161) to improve the natural gas transmission pipeline permitting process:

During the 2014 International Water Association’s (IWA) World Water Congress & Exhibition, held in September in Lisbon, Portugal, CH2M HILL hosted a special reception honoring Dr. Glen Daigger, CH2M HILL senior vice president and chief water technology officer, who completed his second term as president of the IWA. Daigger, recognized worldwide as an expert in wastewater treatment technologies, served as IWA’s president since September 2010.

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) approved financial assistance for a multi-phase drainage project and improvements to a local water system.

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