The Senate Finance Committee has approved lifting the cap on the amount that cities may raise through private activity bonds for water and wastewater projects. The Senate is set to vote on the measure soon.Read More
Author: AMERICAN News
Birmingham News article by Mary Orndorff, Washington Correspondent.
A housing slump and poor economy means business is down for makers of ductile iron pipe such as American Cast Iron Pipe Company, so CEO Van Richey was in Washington last week drumming up support for legislation to encourage cities and counties to upgrade their water systems.Read More
When a 6-million-gallon raw water tank in Muscogee County, Ga. collapsed in 2009, Columbus Water Works (CWW) faced a sizeable cleanup job, diminished emergency water reserves and a fast-track rebuild project.Read More
Hydrant Inspector, a new asset management tool for capturing and tracking information about AMERICAN hydrants,
uses barcode technology and handheld Trimble devices to retrieve information.
John Clay, who has been with AMERICAN for 29 years, is the new superintendent of the ductile iron pipe department.Read More
John B. Barnhart has been promoted to director of information services.Read More
Maury D. Gaston is the new chairman of the State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame, which honors achievements that bring significant recognition to the state of Alabama.Read More