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Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Issues Draft Water Discharge Permit-Village of Parks/Village of Parks Wastewater Treatment Facility AI Number 42774

Apr 22, 2015 The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality issued the following public notice:The LDEQ, Office of Environmental Services, is accepting written comments on a draft Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (LPDES) permit prepared for ...

UK Contract Awards: Draeger Safety UK Wins Contract for Portable Gas Detectors

Apr 22, 2015 READING, United Kingdom, April 21 -- Draeger Safety UK Ltd., Blyth, won a contract award from Thames Water Utilities Ltd. for portable gas detectors. No contract amount was specified (Contract Award Notice No.: 2015/S 077-136947).According to the ...

Justice Issues Request for Comment on Proposed Consent Decree on Violations of Clean Water Act in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia

Apr 22, 2015 WASHINGTON, April 22 -- The Department of Justice published the following notice in the Federal Register:Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Water ActA Notice by the Justice Department on 04/22/2015Publication Date: Wednes...

2.5 Million Rural Persons Now Access Safe Water - Unicef

Apr 22, 2015

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has said though Nigeria is not on track to achieving the MDG water and sanitation targets, 2.5 million persons in rural areas got access to safe water.

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority meets councils over Reef 2050 plan, water quality

Apr 22, 2015

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority says it is hoping to support local councils to improve water quality and prevent crown of thorns starfish outbreaks.

US Contract Notice: Defense Logistics Agency (Virginia) Issues Solicitation for "Privatization of the Electric, Water, and Wastewater Utility Systems at Joint Base Lewis-McChord"

Apr 21, 2015

Defense Logistics Agency, DLA Acquisition Locations Officer has issued requirement for "Privatization of the Electric, Water, and Wastewater Utility Systems at Joint Base Lewis-McChord"

FLORIDA: Reclaimed Water Service Interruption

Apr 21, 2015 City of Marco Island has issued the following news release:Please be advised that there will be an interruption of RECLAIMED WATER service on Monday, April 20th, 2015. RECLAIMED WATER will be turned off beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Monday April 20th...

Illinois American Water to replace 2,800ft water main in Peoria

Apr 21, 2015 The water main was originally installed in 1898. The work to be completed includes installing 1,300 feet of water main from Harvard Avenue to Grand Boulevard in Peoria. Approximately 50 customers in this area will experience a temporary interrupti...

Conference in Ohio to Discuss Algal Toxins, But Effects of Changing Climate Should Also Be on the Agenda

Apr 21, 2015 Natural Resources Defense Council has issued the following news release:Can you imagine not being able to drink water from your own sink for three days, instead having to get it from a nearby fire station because it is unsafe? Last summer Toledo ...

Ireland: 94 per cent of Irish bathing waters meet new stricter EU Standards

Apr 21, 2015 Environmental protection agency has issued the following news release: 94 per cent of Irish bathing waters meet new stricter EU Standards Three quarters of bathing waters were rated as being of ‘Excellent’ quality Ireland’s bath...