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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.

The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) announced that the Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD), of North Central Texas has earned the Envision sustainable infrastructure rating system’s Silver award for their Line J, Section 1 Pipeline project.

On Sept. 18, 2014, Congressman Marlin Stutzman (R-IN) introduced the “Water Supply Cost Savings Act,” or “Savings Act,” legislation to provide small communities across the nation with critical information on the use of water wells and water well systems to deliver high quality, affordable drinking water.

The San Elijo Joint Powers Authority (SEJPA), in partnership with the city of Solana Beach, CA, announced the completion of its Storm Water Diversion Structure at Seascape Sur in Solana Beach.

NACWA and the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) have released the Water Resilience Summit Summary and Next Steps white paper.

As reported by the Associated Press, California water regulators voted in August to approve fines up to $500 a day for residents who waste water on lawns, landscaping and car washing, as a report showed that consumption throughout the state has actually risen amid the worst drought in nearly four decades.

Atlas Copco’s employee-run Water for All organization is celebrating 30 years of providing people in need with long-term access to safe, clean water and sanitation.

Krausz USA’s HYMAX GRIP pipe coupling and flange adaptor features patented technology that uses universal teeth to restrain all types of connecting plastic and metal pipes.

On Sept. 10, water sector leaders from across the country invited Washington to join them in investing the hundreds of billions of dollars required to strengthen the nation’s water infrastructure – helping bolster America’s workforce and sharpen the nation’s competitive edge.

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