WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

EPA Announces $5.6 Million for Environmental Improvements on Tribal Lands in Southern Calif.

Oct 17, 2014 The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $5.6 million in funding to invest in Southern Calif. tribes for environmental programs, water infrastructure development, comm...

Regional Effort to Protect Iconic Bat Cave, Water Quality and Warbler Habitat Pushes Full Steam Ahead

Oct 17, 2014 The Nature Conservancy issued the following news release:The City of San Antonio, Bat Conservation International (BCI) and The Nature Conservancy have announced a major breakthrough in efforts to keep a highly sensitive natural area near San Anton...

EBRD and Switzerland Finance Wastewater Improvements in Khujand, Northern Tajikistan

Oct 17, 2014 Oct. 16 -- European Bank for Reconstruction and Development issued the following news release:The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) have joined forces to enable Khuj...

Civil Rights Groups Call on United Nations Rapporteurs to Refer Human Rights Abuses in Detroit Water Shut-off Campaign to United States Government

Oct 17, 2014 The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund issued the following news release:In a letter sent today, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. and the ACLU of Michigan calls on two United Nations Special Rapporteurs in the Office of the...

Mayor Eric Garcetti announces new water use restrictions for Los Angeles

Oct 17, 2014 Looking to conserve more drinking water as the state's drought persists, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced new citywide water-use guidelines on Tuesday.The executive order urges residents to water their lawns a maximum of two days a week, ...

Reclamation Resumes Early Season Water Storage at Steinaker Reservoir

Oct 17, 2014 The U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation issued the following news release:On Friday, October 10, 2014, following an onsite inspection and subsequent analysis, the hold on early season water storage at Steinaker Reservoir near V...

Washington: EPA Provides Technical Assistance to Five Communities for Integrated Planning of Stormwater and Wastewater Projects

Oct 17, 2014 US Environmental Protection Agency, The Government of USA has issued the following news release:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing $335,000 in technical assistance to five communities to help them develop components of integrat...

Gloucester Mass. Shipyard Will Help Educate Customers and Peers about Clean Water Responsibilities under Settlement

Oct 17, 2014 The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:Gloucester Marine Railways Corp. will adhere to appropriate practices to protect water quality and thereby protect the health of citizens and the environment, under a settlement...

Biohazard threat: 'Industrial waste serious threat to crops'

Oct 17, 2014

FAISALABAD, Oct. 18 -- Crops and vegetables irrigated with water contaminated by industrial waste can cause serious health problems, University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan said on Wednesday.

Loan help to help speed up Central West infrastructure projects

Oct 17, 2014

Orange and Young councils will be able to dip into borrowings more to fund improvements to roads, water and sewerage under a state government scheme.