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Baltimore City Department of Public Works will soon implement a new pipe condition assessment service as a means to assess the condition of select water distribution and transmission mains throughout the city.

The Utah State University (USU) Buried Structures Laboratory has published a comprehensive study on PVC pipe excavations, testing and life cycle analysis.

President Obama on June 10 signed into law a $12.3 billion water resources bill that will improve U.S. infrastructure, contribute to economic growth and bolster international trade.

The Borough of Monaca located in Beaver County, PA, recently implemented a new smart water network and expects to save more than $2.6 million by 2026 through leak detection and increased efficiencies.

Swagelining was contracted to rehabilitate 5,300 feet of existing 30-inch cast iron water transmission main originally installed in 1927 in the city of Amarillo, TX.

CH2M HILL recently named Greg McIntyre as president of its Global Water Market in addition to Bernie Bullert who will serve as principal project manager for the Water and Strategic Consulting Team.

As part of the Texas Water Development Board’s ongoing efforts to promote awareness about water needs, the agency has launched an interactive website based on the 2012 State Water Plan (www.texasstatewaterplan.org).

As reported in Water Online, the Massachusetts Senate recently cleared a major water infrastructure bill.

The White House wants to reduce funding for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), submitting a fiscal year 2015 budget request to Congress in March at $300 million below the level that lawmakers approved for the EPA for 2014.

Hobas Pipe USA has announced its inclusion on the Bureau de normalization de Québec’s (BNQ) List of Certified Products, Processes and Services.

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