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The Power of Union-Led Training

There is no denying the power of union-led training. P4A’s success, as measured by the number of members trained as of September 30 this year: P4A has trained 3,484 UWUA members at six P4A employers By the end of the year that number is expected to hit 5,000, roughly 10% of the UWUA membership, and […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|12.11.17 read more

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WaterStart Accepting Grant Proposals from Water Tech Companies Around the World

Nevada-based incubator WaterStart is accepting proposals from companies around the world with timely, collaborative and unique applications on how their technologies can help its members advance development and management in various areas related to water. Since 2015, WaterStart has evaluated 180 proposals and implemented 16 pilot projects, with funding of over $1.2 million dollars shared […]

Water NEWS|10.18.17
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City of Chicago Aims to Become Global Hub of Water Innovation With Launch of Current

With City Digital, DMDII, and the Beta City Initiative, Chicago is aiming to cement itself as the world’s civic lab, a destination where solutions to the globe’s biggest problems can be tested, developed, and scaled. Today, the city announced yet another effort designed to strengthen this reputation – Current. Current is a new multi-party campaign, with partners from across […]

Water NEWS|04.14.16
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Can Big Data save our water infrastructure?

Children getting lead poisoning from the water supply in Flint, Michigan, this winter served as a wake-up call to a problem that has been lurking yet well-known for years: The nation’s water infrastructure is seriously aged and in need of replacement. That’s evident, too, from the water leakage and pipe bursting that happens regularly in […]

Water NEWS|02.24.16
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The White House Wants To Spend $300 Million On A Water Revolution

Imagine a world in which desalinated water, instead of being five or 10 times the cost of water from a river or lake, was just as cheap as any other supply. Suddenly desalination would be the solution for lots of water problems, from cities to farms to oil fields. Imagine a world in which data […]

Water NEWS|02.12.16
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American Water Launches Innovative Partnership With Corona Environmental Consulting To Provide Real-Time Monitoring Of Water Systems

American Water, the nation’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, announced recently that it has formed a partnership with Corona Environmental Consulting to develop a cloud-based geographic information system software platform known as WaterSuite. This partnership is a result of American Water’s Innovation Development Process, which drives innovation and supports the development of […]

Water NEWS|01.19.16
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How water could fix utility energy storage woes

In the past decade, wind energy production has soared in Spain, rising from 6 percent of the country’s electricity generation in 2004 to about 20 percent today. While that is certainly good news for boosters of clean energy, the surge in renewables has come with the challenge of ensuring that electric power is available when customers […]

Water NEWS|01.15.16
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