Blog Archives: 2019


Pennsylvania Municipal Bid Base Amounts 2020

Posted by Bryon Killian on Friday, December 20, 2019

Each year the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry announces new public project cost thresholds required for public bids. The thresholds for 2020 have increased again this year.In 2020, the... Read More

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Categories: Municipal Infrastructure

Tagged: Potable Water  |  Wastewater  |  Municipal Engineering  |  Budgeting & Funding


Chesapeake Bay Nutrient Trading: Succeeding Through the Volatility

Posted by Heath Edelman on Monday, October 21, 2019

If your facility has been relying on the purchase of nutrient credits each year to meet your Chesapeake Bay permit limits, it may be time to re-evaluate that strategy, or if your facility produces... Read More

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Categories: Municipal Infrastructure

Tagged: Wastewater  |  Environmental  |  Regulations


AWWA Free Online Water Training

Posted by Natalie O'Connor on Thursday, September 26, 2019

Technical, financial, and managerial training is available to help small public water systems maintain compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act – best of all it’s FREE! The American... Read More

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Categories: Municipal Infrastructure

Tagged: Potable Water  |  Budgeting & Funding  |  Regulations


Celebrate Berks Water Week 2019

Posted by Lori Burkert on Thursday, August 01, 2019

Every spring, I train volunteers through the Penn State Extension Master Watershed Steward program on the role of geology and soils in our watersheds, and have seen first-hand how important community... Read More

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Categories: Municipal Infrastructure  |  Entech, Engineering, & Beyond

Tagged: Potable Water  |  Stormwater  |  Environmental


How Much is Your Leaky Water Infrastructure Really Costing You?

Posted by Rob Horvat on Monday, July 15, 2019

Reduce non-revenue water in your distribution system by 50%!Eliminate an entire shift at your plant!Cut $2,000 a month from your energy bills!Reduce WTP output by 500,000 gpd!If any of your proposed... Read More

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Categories: Municipal Infrastructure

Tagged: Potable Water  |  Budgeting & Funding  |  Engineering


Summer Intern Spotlight

Posted by Jeff Euclide on Monday, July 01, 2019

Summer is here and so is a new batch of interns. Through our internship programs we are training and evaluating the next generation of professionals. After they complete their college education, some... Read More

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Categories: Entech, Engineering, & Beyond

Tagged: Engineering


PRWA March Madness 2019

Posted by Entech Engineering on Friday, March 08, 2019

We had so much fun last year with our Tournament of Talks at the Pennsylvania Rural Water Association’s Annual Conference (PRWA, we're doing it again!Along with all the basketball madness... Read More

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Categories: Municipal Infrastructure

Tagged: Potable Water  |  Wastewater  |  Municipal Engineering  |  Budgeting & Funding  |  Engineering  |  Regulations


Maintaining Chlorine Residuals has Changed the Water Tank Rules

Posted by Christine Gunsaullus on Wednesday, January 16, 2019

When I started in the water industry almost 25 years ago, we had certain steadfast rules when it came to water tanks: 1. The more storage, the better.
Owners would try to get the most volume,... Read More

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Categories: Municipal Infrastructure

Tagged: Potable Water  |  Regulations


DRBC Annual Effluent Reporting Due by 1/31/19

Posted by Bryon Killian on Wednesday, January 02, 2019

The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) requires that all docket and permit holders who discharge effluent within the Delaware River Basin, monitor discharge levels and file annual reports to the... Read More

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Categories: Municipal Infrastructure

Tagged: Wastewater  |  Regulations


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