Vermeer Sales Southwest Inc. (VSSW) announces its Albuquerque location has moved to a new, expanded facility. The previous facility, which opened in 2000, was only 6,000 square feet, and the new building is 13,000 square feet on 2.5 acres of land.
State and federal agencies are proposing a giant canal or tunnel to divert a portion of California’s Sacramento River flow out of the San Joaquin Delta, carrying the water directly to export pumps already running near Tracy.
U.S. Congressman Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio) recently urged water utility leaders to ask their Congressional representatives to co-sponsor draft legislation that would create a federal Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Authority (WIFIA).
A photo shows an empty “room” with gleaming white walls and ceiling, perhaps part of a new laboratory facility? Perhaps a dust-free space in a manufacturing plant? Or will it be an environmentally-controlled storage area?
The oilfield services and horizontal directional drilling divisions of Sharewell LP were recently separated into two independent companies. Sharewell HDD LLC will retain its original ownership under Todd Caspary while the oilfield services division is now owned by an investment firm.
With congressional funding of the state revolving funds likely to continue to decline, water infrastructure groups are pushing an alternative funding mechanism -- meant to serve as a supplement to the SRFs, not a replacement -- called a Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Fund.