WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Indiana: Utility Secures Low-Income Customer Assistance for Water Meter Repairs

Feb 25, 2015 City of Evansvilla, The State of Indiana has issued the following news release:The Evansville Water & Sewer Utility (Utility), Community Action Program of Evansville, Inc., (CAPE) and Johnson Controls announce a partnership to provide qualifi...

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $700,000 in Federal Funds for New Water Infrastructure in Orleans County

Feb 25, 2015 The office of Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., issued the following news release:U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $692,000 in funding for the Town of Barre in Orleans County to make new investments in local w...

Lobbyists, lawyers take Jordanelle land battle to the Hill

Feb 25, 2015 A heated land dispute on the banks of the Jordanelle Reservoir has been taken to the Utah Capitol, where lobbyists and lawyers are waging an intense battle over who should be responsible for more than $41 million in liabilities ccc and whether the...

Itron to enhance water metering infrastructure for North Miami Beach

Feb 25, 2015 The utility will use Itron's advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), leak detection solution and cloud-based analytics to more effectively manage the delivery of water resources, reduce non-revenue water and conserve resources. Itron's water AMI s...

Safety of tap water worries hamlet

Feb 25, 2015 Sunlight spilled through a window into Pat West's darkened kitchen as she filled a glass with water. "It smells fine. It looks fine," said West, 70, holding the etched glass to her nose and peering at it. "I still drink the water, but my kids won'...

Idaho: Acidifying Waters Are Endangering Your Oysters And Mussels

Feb 25, 2015 American Falls District Library of Idaho has issued the followinga news release:Bad news for bivalves comes this week from scientists studying ocean acidification.Ocean water in parts of the world is changing. Its chemistry is very slowly becomin...

Polymers can lower water turbidity, boost capacity of treatment plants, says study

Feb 25, 2015 A study funded by The Research Council (TRC) has shown that use of polymers (polyelectrolyte) help in speeding settling of suspended solids and getting low-turbidity water.The findings of this study could help in water reuse processes especially i...

US Patent Issued on Feb. 24 for "Wastewater treatment system" (Michigan Inventor)

Feb 25, 2015 ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 24 -- United States Patent no. RE45,385, issued on Feb. 24."Wastewater treatment system" was invented by Saad A. Ghalib (Ann Arbor, Mich.). According to the abstract* released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A was...

HOUSE PASSES ALGAL BLOOM LEGISLATION

Feb 25, 2015 The following information was released by the office of Ohio Rep. Marcy Kaptur:The House of Representatives passed the Drinking Water Protection Act (H.R. 212) this evening by a bipartisan vote of 375 to 37 pushing federal agencies to provide clea...

Baker-Polito Administration Awards Nearly $755,000 in Grants to Communities for Water Supply Protection Projects

Feb 25, 2015 The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection issued the following news release:The Baker-Polito Administration today awarded nearly $755,000 in grants to help 12 communities with projects designed to meet water supply needs and ensure ...