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West Virginia Drinking Water Projects Receive Federal Funding

West Virginia is receiving over $11 million from the Environmental Protection Agency for drinking water projects.

Oklahoma Gas Pipeline Explodes Near Oklahoma City

A natural gas pipeline exploded near Oklahoma City on Wednesday night.

Nearly $14 Billion Ready to Invest in Post-COVID Economic Recovery — Report

A new report from the Consumer Energy Alliance details nearly $14 billion worth of economic activity is being threatened by delays, obstructions and cancellations of pipeline infrastructure projects.

Analysis: Laura Reminds of Louisiana’s Fragile Water Systems

The high water and flooding in Louisiana from Hurricane Laura last month brought into sharp relief the fragility of the state's water systems, three years after the state's drinking water infrastructure received nearly a failing grade.

Death Toll from Bangladesh Gas Explosion Rises to 24

The death toll from a gas pipeline explosion in a mosque outside Bangladesh’s capital rose to 24 on Sunday while authorities were examining how a leakage caused the accident during evening prayers.

INGAA Appoints Amy Andryszak as New President and CEO

The Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) announced on Wednesday the appointment of Amy Andryszak as the association's new President and CEO.

Gas Pipeline Blast Burns Dozens Praying at Bangladesh Mosque

An explosion from an underground gas pipeline burned dozens of worshippers at a Muslim mosque in Bangladesh on Saturday.

Michels Corporation Selected by TC Energy to Build Facilities on Keystone XL

Michels has been selected by TC Energy to build several pump stations along the Keystone XL pipeline.

Gas Utility Residential Satisfaction at All-Time High Despite Pandemic, J.D. Power Finds

A report released on Wednesday by J.D. Power showed that gas utility customer satisfaction is at an all-time high, even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Granite Awarded 5 Sewer Rehab Contracts in Chicago

Construction firm Granite has been awarded five sewer rehabilitation projects with the City of Chicago, part of the "Windy City's" $8 billion plan to upgrade its aging wastewater infrastructure.

Three Contractors Dead After Being Trapped in a Manhole

Three contractors died on Tuesday while working on a storm sewer project in Fort Wayne, Indiana after they became trapped in a manhole city officials said.

Investigation into Baltimore Explosion Finds Gas Utility Equipment Not to Blame

An investigation by Baltimore Gas and Electric into a recent fatal gas explosion in the city discovered that the company's pipes and equipment were not responsible for the blast.

Ulliman Schutte, Brown and Caldwell Awarded Sewer Rehabilitation Contract in D.C.

Ulliman Schutte and Brown and Caldwell have been awarded a contract by DC Water to rehabilitate a key component of Washington D.C's sewer system.

Thousands in Brazil Evacuate Homes After Water Pipe Ruptures

About 2,000 people were told to evacuate their homes in northeastern Brazil on Saturday after a water pipeline ruptured damaging a dam.

National Grid Connects Biomethane to UK Gas Grid

National Grid announced it has connected biomethane to the UK gas transmission system for the first time.

Aegion Corporation Wins $8 Million Texas Wastewater Rehab Contract

Insituform, a subsidiary of Aegion, announced it has been awarded an $8 million large-diameter wastewater pipeline rehabilitation contract in Southwest Texas.

C-Spire to Spend Over $2 Million to Build Fiber Infrastructure in Rural Mississippi

Telecommunications firm C Spire plans to spend almost $2.2 million to install more than 30 miles of underground fiber infrastructure in four rural Mississippi counties.

San Diego $3 Billion Water Project Receives Permit to Begin Phase 1

A $3 billion water infrastructure project has been granted the necessary permit to begin work on Phase 1.

States Rush to Utilize CARES Act Funding for Fiber Infrastructure Ahead of Deadline

States eager to build out their fiber broadband infrastructure to rural areas are rushing to take advantage of funding from the CARES act passed earlier this year before the end-of-year deadline.

Aegion Awarded Wastewater Rehabilitation Contract in Maryland

Insituform, a subsidiary of Aegion, announced it has been awarded a wastewater infrastructure rehabilitation contract in Maryland.

Tunneling Milestone Reached on World’s Longest Underground Rail Link Project

A Herrenknecht tunnel boring machine has broken through marking the first significant milestone in the world's largest rail link project.

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $33 Million for Natural Gas Pipeline Retrofitting Projects

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced over $30 million in funding to develop technology to rehabilitate aging natural gas pipelines.

Gas Explosion Levels 3 Baltimore Homes, at Least 2 Dead

A natural gas explosion in a Baltimore neighborhood on Monday killed one woman and university student. Firefighters reported at least two people were hospitalized with serious injuries.

Denver Facility to Use Wastewater Pipes to Generate Energy

A consortium of infrastructure companies has partnered to develop and construct a system in Denver that uses heat from wastewater to generate energy.

North Carolina Utilities Told to Stop Disconnections Through August

Regulators in North Carolina have instructed the state's large, for-profit utility companies to continue delaying disconnections through the month of August.

Equitrans Expects Completion of Mountain Valley Pipeline by Early 2021

Equitrans Midstream is confident it will be able to bring its Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline into service by early 2021.

USDA Invests $462 Million in Water and Wastewater Infrastructure in Rural Communities

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing $462 million to upgrade water and wastewater infrastructure in rural communities around the country.

EPA Issues Final Rule for Drinking Water Pipelines

American environmental regulators have introduced a final rule that updates requirements for lead-free pipes used in drinking water infrastructure.

Doosan Bobcat and Green Machine Partner to Produce Electric Compact Excavators

Doosan Bobcat and Green Machine have announced a partnership to produce electric Bobcat compact excavators.

Gardner Denver’s GD 250HDD Pump Enters Horizontal Directional Drilling Market

Gardner Denver has released a new pump to target the horizontal directional drilling (HDD) market.