WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Fitch Affirms North Miami Beach, FL's Utilities System Revs at 'A+'; Outlook Revised to Positive

Nov 21, 2014 18 November 2014 - Fitch Ratings affirms the following North Miami Beach, FL (the city) revenue bonds:--$58 million utilities system revenue bonds, series 2012, at 'A+'.The Rating Outlook is revised to Positive from Stable.SECURITYThe bonds are se...

Ireland: Killeen Wastewater Treatment Works scheme completed

Nov 21, 2014 Northern Ireland Executive, Government of Ireland has issued the following news release: The investment, which forms part of NI Water’s Rural Wastewater Investment Programme, has also allowed extensive refurbishment work to be undertaken at...

Abou Faour Orders Closure of Unlicensed Drinking Water Companies

Nov 21, 2014

Health Minister Wael Abou Faour ordered on Thursday the closure of drinking water filling companies that are violating food and water safety standards.

Texas Water Development Board Approves $2,425,000 in Financial Assistance to the Brushy Creek Municipal Utility District (Williamson County) for Water System Improvements

Nov 21, 2014 The Texas Water Development Board issued the following news release:The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $2,425,000 from the Texas Water Development Fund to the Brushy Creek Mu...

Illinois: Washington Street Water Main Lining Project Set to Begin November 21

Nov 21, 2014 City of Evanston, The State of Illinois has issued the following news release:As part of the City of Evanston’s annual capital improvement program, the 85-year-old water main on Washington Street between Dodge and Dewey Avenues will be reha...

Calls for New Direction for Clarkstown Residents' Water Needs in Wake of Public Service Commission's 'No' on Desalination

Nov 21, 2014 Citizens Campaign Fund for the Environment has issued the following news release:Now that the New York state Public Service Commission has denied United Water’s request for approval to build a desalination plant in Haverstraw to syphon wate...

Winners of Soil and Water Achievement Award

Nov 21, 2014 Westchester County issued the following news release:County Executive Robert P. Astorino announced Wednesday the recipients of the first annual Soil and Water Conservation Achievement Award, a recognition sponsored by the Westchester County Soil a...

Washington: The Last Straw for Irish Citizens: The Struggle Against Water Charges

Nov 21, 2014 Food & Water Watch has issued the following news release: A European country in crisis. Men in black come to the rescue. With the complicity of the national government, they impose painful measures on the population. Men in black never forget...

Vietnam: Int'l water industry expo opens in HCM City

Nov 21, 2014 A wide range of latest products and services applied in urban water supply management, drainage, environmental hygiene, irrigation, wastewater treatment and water filtering technology are on display at an international exhibition in Ho Chi Minh City.

Fitch Affirms Massachusetts Clean Water Trust (MA Water Resources Auth Prog) Revs at 'AAA'

Nov 21, 2014 18 November 2014 - Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'AAA' ratings on the following Massachusetts Clean Water Trust (MCWT), formerly the Massachusetts Water Pollution Abatement Trust, Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) loan program revenu...