Reps. Cuellar and Castro Pass Bill to Improve Utility Service Infrastructure for San Antonio and Military Community

Secured language for drilling sample at JBSA-Lackland AFB Washington, July 26, 2018 | Rep. Cuellar: Leslie Martinez & Rep. Castro: Jamie Geller (Leslie Martinez: 956-725-0639 & Jamie Geller: 202-225-3236) Today, Reps. Henry Cuellar (TX-28) and Joaquín Castro (TX-20) helped passed provisions in the fiscal year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act to improve utility…

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New Water Treatment Facility Meets Water Quality Goals With Lower Costs

Arkansas City, Kan., population 12,000, had been looking to update its 1950s-era facility, with its century-old clearwell, for more than a decade. The city commission decided to pursue a design-bid-build process to construct a new city water treatment facility at a new location. The consulting engineers worked closely with the…

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Drought and Supply Limits Drive Sustainability Initiatives

“To reduce water use, a California utility developed a range of customer programs that engage and educate stakeholders. By fostering cooperation to sustainably meet water demand through efficiency, the utility’s efforts provide valuable lessons for many water utilities under pressure to reduce consumption.” DROUGHT AND SUPPLY LIMITS DRIVE SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVES IN AN…

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Water Treatment Plant Debuts Gravity-Flow Ceramic Membranes

Basin Creek Water Treatment Plant installed the first gravity-flow ceramic membrane system in the United States. The facility’s 99.95 percent backwash recovery rate, well above the typical 85–95 percent recovery rate, means less waste generation. The mining city of Butte, Mont., experienced a decline in water quality that led it…

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