WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

GIBBS STATEMENT FROM HEARING ON EPA'S INTEGRATED PLANNING INITIATIVE

Jul 24, 2014 The following information was released by the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure:I would like to welcome everyone to our hearing today. This is a follow-up to hearings we held last Congress on EPA's integr...

The Texas Water Development Board Today Approved Financial Assistance Totaling $4,118,000 for Water System Improvements

Jul 25, 2014 The Texas Water Development Board issued the following news release:The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) approved financial assistance for water system improvement projects. The assistance provided by TWDB will allow these communities to addre...

Availability of Surface and Ground Water

Jul 25, 2014 Ministry of Water Resources, The Government of India has issued following news release:Central Water Commission has assessed the average annual water availability in the country as 1869 Billion Cubic Meters (BCM). However, the utilizable water re...

BENNET, UDALL SECURE FUNDING IN APPROPRIATIONS BILL DRAFT THAT CAN BENEFIT ARKANSAS VALLEY CONDUIT

Jul 25, 2014 The following information was released by Colorado Senator Michael Bennet:The Senate Appropriations Committee released a draft energy and water funding bill today that includes an additional $90 million to support water infrastructure projects nat...

Lack of investment blamed for São Paulo water crisis - environment minister

Jul 25, 2014

A lack of waterworks investments by Brazil's São Paulo state water utility Sabesp over the past decade has contributed to the growing water supply crisis in the state, according to the country's environment minister Izabella Teixeira.

Detroit's 'spigot bigots'; Now it's 'racist' to expect freeloaders to pay the water bill

Jul 25, 2014 Some people find racism everywhere they look, even in the kitchen faucet. In Detroit, the NAACP has applied the "racist" label to a public water works because it's shutting off service to customers who won't pay their water bill. That's what any p...