WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

EPA to Assist Water Utilities in Bolstering Climate Resilience and Readiness (HQ)

Nov 19, 2014

Release Date: 11/19/2014

Contact Information: Robert Daguillard, daguillard.robert@epa.gov, 202-564-6618, 202-564-4355

November 19, 2014

Sao Paulo water company blamed for not reacting quickly enough to severe drought

Nov 19, 2014

Considered Brazil's worst drought in more than 80 years, the 96,000 square mile state of Sao Paulo is experiencing regular water shutoffs.

City approves water, wastewater rate hikes

Nov 19, 2014 Topeka's governing body voted 8-2 Tuesday evening to approve what Councilwoman Elaine Schwartz described as the "6-5-5" plan to raise water and wastewater utility rates.City officials said the move will increase water and wastewater volume rates f...

Water/Wastewater Engineer

Nov 19, 2014 National Defense Industrial Association has issued the following job release:Job SummaryCompany MRINetworkLocation Duluth, MNJob Type Full Time EmployeeYears of Experience 5+​ to 7 YearsEducation Level Bachelor's DegreeCar...

Chile water regulator, utilities agree on 2015-20 tariff regime

Nov 19, 2014 Chile's water utility regulator SISS has reached an agreement with three utilities on a new tariff regime for 2015-20.According to filings sent to local securities regulator SVS, Aguas Andinas Chile's biggest water utility and Aguas Cordillera...

Praise for Sen. Heinrich Watershed Protection Bill to Improve Water Quality and Watershed Health

Nov 19, 2014 Washington, D.C.: The Wilderness Society has issued the following news release:The Wilderness Society praised legislation proposed by Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM) that would improve the health of watersheds in the national forests throughout the...

K'taka objects to TN seeking SC stay on drinking water project

Nov 19, 2014 Bengaluru, Nov. 18 -- Karnataka Law and Parliamentary Affairs minister T B Jayachandra today said the convern of Tamil Nadu government over proposed Mekedatu dam project was unfounded as the state was using the water allocation withing the state's...

Billions of People Still Lack Good Sanitation and Water

Nov 19, 2014 Billions of People Still Lack Good Sanitation and WaterLisa SchleinNovember 19, 2014 12:31 AMGENEVA-A new report finds billions of people around the world still lack good sanitation and water, especially in rural areas of sub-Saharan Africa and So...

The Nature Conservancy & C40 Release Urban Water Blueprint

Nov 19, 2014 Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society has issued the following news release:Today, The Nature Conservancy released a report analyzing the state of water resources for 530 cities worldwide. The report – Urban Water Blueprint: Mapping ...

LatAm should look to Australia for water solutions - Fundación Chile

Nov 19, 2014

Latin America should look to Australia when considering wide sweeping reforms to water management, according to Axel Dourojeanni, senior consultant at private-public foundation Fundación Chile.