WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Harvesting Floodwater for Farming

Apr 15, 2015 Cuvewaters, a German-Namibian project, on Monday handed over a flood-harvesting pilot plant at Iipopo to enable 10 homesteads to water a small market gardening project.This pilot project has a capacity of 400 cubic metres of water for domestic and...

Water board approves rationing, 15 percent reduction of imports

Apr 15, 2015

Officials at the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California voted Tuesday to ration water supplies among its cities and local water agencies, with a target 15 percent overall reduction.

Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board: Halifax Regional Water Commission (Re), 2015 NSUARB 71 (CanLII)

Apr 15, 2015 Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board has issued the following decision:DECISION 2015 NSUARB 71M06540NOVA SCOTIA UTILITY AND REVIEW BOARDIN THE ...

Illinois: Former Moecherville Water District Board President Charged With Allegedly Stealing Water District Funds

Apr 15, 2015 Department of Justice has issued the following news release:CHICAGO — A former Moecherville Water District (MWD) board president appeared in U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Illinois today on federal charges for allegedly ste...

Tennessee: Lane closure, water outage planned for tomorrow night

Apr 15, 2015 City of Johnson Cay, The state of Tennessee has issued the following news release:The eastbound lane of Indian Ridge Road, from Lark Street to Clearview Street, will be closed overnight tomorrow (from 11 p.m. Wednesday, April 15 until 4 a.m. Thur...

Yucaipa working to comply with mandated water restrictions

Apr 15, 2015 YUCAIPA >> The city of Yucaipa, like cities across the state, is working toward implementing additional water conservation measures in order to comply with an executive order issued by Gov. Jerry Brown on April 1.City staff will be looking i...

2050: Water supplies to dwindle in parts of the world, threatening food security and livelihoods

Apr 15, 2015 Food and Agriculture Organization has issued the following news release:In 2050 there will be enough water to help produce the food needed to feed a global population expected to top nine billion, but overconsumption, degradation and the impact o...

New Mexico: UDALL, HEINRICH, LUJAN ANNOUNCE $3.5 MILLION TO RESTORE NAMBE FALLS RESERVOIR, REIMBURSE FIREFIGHTING FOR TRES LAGUNAS FIRE

Apr 15, 2015 Office of Bin Ray Lujan has issued the following news release:WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representative Ben Ray Luján today announced that more than $3.5 million in Federal Emergency Management ...

Public Notice: Water Quality Division: Water Permit Section: Arizona Soils Compost Facility: AZPDES Permit #AZ0025941

Apr 15, 2015 The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality issued the following public notice:PROPOSED ARIZONA POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM (AZPDES) RENEWAL PERMITPursuant to the Clean Water Act and in accordance with Arizona Administrative Code (A...

Tomorrow: EPA Administrator in Portland, Oregon, to Focus on Air Quality and Clean Water

Apr 15, 2015 The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:This Wednesday, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy will be in Portland, Oregon to award a Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) grant to the Oregon Department of Environmental Qual...