Utility Service Partners Blog

Imagine a Day Without Water 2018

It was 11 p.m. Sept. 14, and the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority had a problem, one that could be described as either as small as a 48-inch raw water pipe or as large as a hurricane. These two things, the[…]

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Utility Service Partners Gives Employees a Day Off to Help Kids Play

More than a dozen Utility Service Partners, a HomeServe company, employees joined more than 200 other local business people and Seneca Valley Schools pupils and volunteered their time to help re-build an[…]

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Three Environmental Factors that Cause Service Lines to Fail

Are your residents aware of their responsibility to maintain their water and sewer service lines?

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Conservation: Partnering With Ratepayers to Reduce Costs

Potable water is valuable and requires time, labor and resources to produce and deliver to ratepayers, and water utilities are expected to maintain a constant, clean supply with aging infrastructure and[…]

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Water Theft: Leaks Aren’t the Only Way to Lose

Providing clean, potable water to your residents isn’t an inexpensive or simple proposition, but many residents don’t understand the process – they turn on the tap, and they have water. Perhaps it’s the[…]

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Three Things Local Officials Should Know About Water Infrastructure

Originally published on the National League of Cities (NLC) CitiesSpeak blog. Today, local officials face a problem decades in the making: aging water infrastructure systems and the costs of repair and[…]

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How to Conserve Water When You're Losing It

Three percent of water on our planet is freshwater and only 1 percent is suitable for drinking, so it’s not difficult to see that water conservation is an important issue for the planet – and one that can[…]

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Three Ways P3s Can Benefit Your Community

Originally published on the National League of Cities (NLC) CitiesSpeak blog. The Trump administration has proposed expanding the U.S. Department of Transportation Private Activity Bond program, encouraging[…]

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A Message from John Kitzie, CEO

As HomeServe’s new CEO, I wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself. I joined HomeServe in October 2012 as Chief Operating Officer overseeing our customer experience and field technicians.[…]

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AMERICA’S WATER INFRASTRUCTURE CRISIS: THE SIX PILLAR SOLUTION

Pillar #1 - Education Earlier this year, we introduced the idea of Six Pillars that must be addressed to reverse the dire state of America’s water infrastructure. The solution lies in leadership and a plan[…]

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