Training in Action 2021 Conference

We are excited to announce that this year’s Power for America (P4A) conference will be held virtually November 8-10, 2021 and invite you to join us! Members should register by visiting www.p4atraininginaction2021.com using UWUA2021 for the invitation code. P4A provides specialized training, apprenticeship programs, continuous learning opportunities and scholarship awareness to re-energize careers in existing […]

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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


Drones, Robots, Virtual Reality and 3D Printers Join Forces to Cut Water Waste

A sensor and camera on the drone can identify differences in soil temperature, which could be caused by water escaping from the pipe, so the job can be carried out more quickly and accurately – so less digging, less water lost and less disruption to customers. Read More: http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/environment/drones-robots-virtual-reality-and-3d-printers-join-forces-to-cut-water-waste-1-5153134

Water NEWS|08.31.17
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Illinois American Water begins Streator maintenance

The program will run through the end of September. Crews will try to complete the work between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., though work may happen throughout the day. Read More: http://www.mywebtimes.com/news/local/illinois-american-water-begins-streator-maintenance/article_e4c493d9-c01d-5023-8040-86252e593295.html

Water NEWS|08.23.17
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New Jersey American Water to Replace Water Mains in Bernardsville

The 1,760 feet of aging 6-inch main that was installed in the 1930s will be replaced with new 12-inch ductile iron main along Mt. Airy Road from South Street to Pill Hill Road. Customers in this area should experience increased water flows for residences and fire protection, and continued improvement in reliability. Read More: http://www.nj.com/messenger-gazette/index.ssf/2017/08/new_jersey_american_water_to_replace_in_water_mains_in_bernardsville.html

Water NEWS|08.22.17
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Pennsylvania American Water Files Request With PUC to Replace Lead Service Lines

“With this filing, we are taking an important first step toward a long-term solution to eliminate lead service lines that exist within our communities’ water infrastructure,” said Pennsylvania American Water President Jeffrey McIntyre. “Lead service lines largely remain in older neighborhoods where the prohibitive costs often prevent homeowners from replacing them. We are asking for […]

Water NEWS|05.31.17
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Illinois American Water Distributes Grant to Morris Fire Department

The Morris Fire Protection & Ambulance District will send a new firefighter for training, thanks to a grant from Illinois American Water. The IAW 2016 Firefighter Grant Program provides financial assistance to fire and emergency organizations serving communities in its service areas. Read More: http://www.theherald-news.com/2017/02/22/illinois-american-water-distributes-grant-to-morris-fire-department/agnak2z/

Water NEWS|05.29.17
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Pennsylvania American Water Launches $8.5 Million Upgrade of Water Storage Facilities

Pennsylvania American Water today announced its 2017 plans to rehabilitate 10 existing water storage tanks, as well as erect four new storage structures. “Storage tanks are essential to our water infrastructure to ensure 24/7 service reliability to meet the community’s needs and provide fire protection,” said Pennsylvania American Water President Jeffrey McIntyre. “Building new tanks […]

Water NEWS|04.19.17
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