WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

U.S. EPA Awards $252,000 to Arizona Graduate Students Through Research Fellowships

Oct 23, 2014 The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced over $252,000 in fellowship grants to three students at Arizona universities conducting research and studying in environ...

Irrigation minister condemns setting fire of TDP office

Oct 23, 2014 Vijayawada, Oct. 21 -- Irrigation and Water Resources Management minister D Umamaheshwara Rao condemned the setting on fire of Telugu Desam party office by Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) activists in Nalgonda town in Telangana state, protest agai...

UK Contract Awards: WB Power Services Wins Contract for Hiring Mobile Generators

Oct 22, 2014 COVENTRY, United Kingdom, Oct. 21 -- WB Power Services Ltd., Ilkeston, won a contract award from Severn Trent Water Ltd. for hiring mobile generators. No contract amount was specified (Contract Award Notice No.: 2014/S 202-358234).According to the...

Brazil shares water management knowledge with Caribbean nations

Oct 22, 2014

Brazil's national water agency ANA is meeting this week with executives and technicians from 13 Caribbean countries to share its specialist knowledge.

Cookman Praises Passage of Provision That Protects State's Water from Radiation

Oct 22, 2014

The West Virginia Senate issued the following news release:

Senator Donald Cookman (D-Hampshire) is praising the work of the Legislative Rule-Making Committee for passing a provision that will protect the state's water in karst regions.

Warmer weather signals beginning of summer watering times

Oct 22, 2014 Western Downs Regional Council, The State of Queensland has issued the following press release:Council Spokesperson for Utilities - Water, Wastewater and Gas Councillor George Moore said that at the same time the region will switch to summer wate...

UK Contract Awards: Vauxhall Wins Contract for Company Cars

Oct 22, 2014 COVENTRY, United Kingdom, Oct. 21 -- Vauxhall, Luton, won a contract award from Severn Trent Water Ltd. for company cars. No contract amount was specified (Contract Award Notice No.: 2014/S 202-358148).According to the description: "The provision ...

Brazil's Sanesul to launch wastewater works tenders

Oct 22, 2014 Brazil's Mato Grosso do Sul state water utility Sanesul has earmarked a minimum 88.6mn reais (US$35.7mn) for local wastewater works.The initiatives involve expanding sewage collection and treatment systems, state sanitation utility association Aes...

Citizens Source Water Protection Committee to Meet Nov. 5 in Dover

Oct 22, 2014 Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control issued the following news release:The Source Water Protection Citizens and Technical Advisory Committee (CTAC) of the Source Water Assessment and Protection Program will meet from ...

United States: D.C. Department Of Environment Proposes Higher Stormwater Management Fees

Oct 22, 2014 Amy L. Edwards is a Partner in our Washington, D.C. office.HIGHLIGHTS: DDOE recently announced proposed increases to its fees established under the new Stormwater Rules.If you have been subject to these fees since they became effective in July 20...