Labor News

  1. Innovative Technology Improves Safety At El Paso Water Work Sites

    Frank Rittel knew there had to be a safer, more effective way for El Paso Water employees to communicate at work sites other than using hand signals and shouting. The solution came to the utility Heavy Equipment Trainer Supervisor when he watched an episode of the television show “Gold Rush.”

  2. American Water Employees Log Over 5,000 Volunteer Hours During Month Of Service Events

    American Water, the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, held its companywide AmerICANs in Action! Month of Service employee volunteer event in September.

  3. Wastewater And Environmental Services Industry Professionals Convene In Indianapolis For WWETT Show 2020

    From February 17-20, 2020, the WWETT Show - Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport Show, will take over the Indiana Convention Center for the world’s largest annual trade show within the wastewater & environmental services industry.

  4. SUEZ Wins $78M Contract In Connecticut

    Norwalk, Connecticut has awarded SUEZ a $78 million contract for the operation and maintenance of its wastewater system.

  5. American Water And Susan Story Recognized As Muriel F. Siebert Award Winner By Women’s Forum Of New York

    American Water, the largest publicly-traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, and its CEO Susan Story were recognized as the Muriel F. Seibert Award winner by the Women’s Forum of New York at the 2019 Breakfast of Corporate Champions held on Nov. 7, 2019 in New York City.

  6. Patrick S. O'Neale, P.E. Named President Of Massachusetts Water Works Association

    The Massachusetts Water Works Association (MWWA) announced that Patrick S. O’Neale, P.E. has been appointed as President of the Association, effective November 1, 2019.

  7. Veolia Gains Royal Recognition For ‘Respect At Work’ Training

    Veolia has been recognised for outstanding commitment to workplace training by gaining a Princess Royal Training Award (PRTA) for its recent initiative:  Respect at Work.

  8. California Paves Way For Veterans To Become Treatment Operators

    Among the many threats that drinking water and wastewater treatment operations deal with on a regular basis, perhaps none are as existential as “brain drain” — the loss of institutional knowledge that is occurring as the bulk of the industry’s workforce retires.

  9. CA-NV AWWA Announces New Executive Director And Board Approves New Chair, Andrew DeGraca

    The California-Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association (CA-NV AWWA) announced significant changes in leadership by its Board of Directors at its 2019 Annual Fall Conference and Board Meeting at the Town and Country Resort on October 21 - 24, 2019 in San Diego, CA. The three-day event’s theme is “Re│Source: Sustaining Life through Diversity of Water.”

  10. Eric Wright Expands Team To Support Major Frameworks Win

    Following its appointment to three frameworks for Yorkshire Water, Eric Wright Water has made a number of key appointments including frameworks’ manager Matt Barney (Severn Trent Water), design manager Scott Lord, electrical contracts manager Dave Walls (North West) and commercial manager Paul Swann.