WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Department of Environmental Protection to Build Hydroelectric Facility to Harness Clean, Renewable Energy Potential of Gravity-Fed Water Supply System

Sep 17, 2014 The New York City Department of Environmental Protection issued the following news release:New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Emily Lloyd today announced that the department will build a new hydroelectric facil...

Illinois Department of Public Health Recommends Water Well Testing for Private Wells Near Lakewood

Sep 17, 2014 The Illinois Department of Public Health issued the following news release:The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is advising residents who get their drinking water from private wells in the Lakewood area (McHenry County), to test their w...

GOVERNOR BROWN SIGNS HISTORIC GROUNDWATER LAWS

Sep 17, 2014 The following information was released by the California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV):By Jena PriceJust minutes ago, I stood in Governor Jerry Brown's office while he signed historic legislation regulating California groundwater.Incredibly...

Ensure sanitation, pure drinking water for backward people: speakers

Sep 17, 2014 The official news Agency of Bangladesh (BSS) has issued following news release:Speakers at an orientation workshop here have stressed for ensuring sanitation and pure drinking water facilities for the backward and poor rural people to improve the...

Fitch Assigns 'AA-' to Pearland, Texas' Water & Sewer Revs; Outlook Stable

Sep 16, 2014 Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AA-' rating on the following City of Pearland, Texas (the city) bonds:--Approximately $9.21 million of water and sewer system revenue bonds, series 2014.The bonds are scheduled to sell via competitive bid the week of Sept...

PUBLIC COMMENT SOUGHT ON LEROY-KEKOSKEE JOINT COMMISSION REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF WASTEWATER TREATMENT IMPROVEMENTS

Sep 16, 2014 The following information was released by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources:The public can comment on the LeRoy-Kekoskee Joint Wastewater Treatment Plant Commission's request for approval from the Department of Natural Resources for ab...

GAS LEAKS FROM FAULTY WELLS LINKED TO CONTAMINATION IN SOME GROUNDWATER

Sep 16, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 15 -- Ohio State University issued the following news release:A study has pinpointed the likely source of most natural gas contamination in drinking-water wells associated with hydraulic fracturing, and it's not the source ma...

Fitch Affirms Winston-Salem, NC's Water & Sewer Revs at 'AA+'; Outlook Stable

Sep 16, 2014 Fitch Ratings takes the following rating action on Winston-Salem, NC (the city):--Approximately $460 million water and sewer system revenue bonds affirmed at 'AA+'.The Rating Outlook is Stable.SECURITYThe bonds are secured by a senior lien pledge ...

Environment Department Confirms Precautionary 'Boil Water Advisory' Issued by City of Farmington

Sep 16, 2014 The New Mexico Department of the Environment issued the following news release:The New Mexico Environment Department's Drinking Water Bureau has been in contact with the City of Farmington and confirms their precautionary "Boil Water Advisory" for...

Scientists: Bad fracking wells taint water

Sep 16, 2014 WASHINGTON _ Faulty fracking wells are to blame for drinking water contamination in Texas and Pennsylvania, according to new findings from researchers at five universities."People's water has been harmed by drilling," said Robert Jackson, a profes...