WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Roundup; Conagua director honored, water utility energy efficiency, Dominican Rep dams

Jul 24, 2014

The Mexican association of engineers and architects named David Korenfeld, director of the national water commission Conagua, as an honorary member.

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Issues Draft Water Discharge Permit-City of Dequincy/Dequincy Wastewater Treatment Facility AI Number 19807

Jul 24, 2014 The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality issued the following public notice:The LDEQ, Office of Environmental Services, is accepting written comments on a draft Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (LPDES) permit prepared for ...

Uruguay to Expand Sewage Network and Improve Drinking Water Quality

Jul 24, 2014 The Inter-American Development Bank issued the following news release:Uruguay (http://www.iadb.org/en/countries/uruguay/uruguay-and-the-idb,1028.html) will finance an expansion of sanitation network coverage, in an upgrade that will benefit 6,700 ...

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...

Africa's Liquid Asset

Jul 24, 2014 VENTURES AFRICA - There is no alternative for it - we have nothing we can use in its place. One billion people can't get it. Every 20 seconds a child dies from a disease related to it and in 15 years 48 nations won't have enough of it - WATER. Wat...

North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Issues Order Approving Tariff Revision for Providence Park Apartments I, LLC

Jul 24, 2014 The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order:In the Matter of Notification by Providence Park Apartments I, LLC, 2448 Park Road, Charlotte, North Carolina 28203, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and Sewer Util...

Over 600,000 people have no access to safe drinking water in southern Kyrgyzstan

Jul 24, 2014 87.8% of population of Kyrgyzstan have access to centralized drinking water supply. 82.2% rural population have access to safe water supply, according to the State Sanitary and Epidemiological Supervision Department.“A high incidence of diar...

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

Jul 24, 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.

Uruguay gets financing for water and sanitation works

Jul 24, 2014 Uruguay will upgrade and expand water and sanitation network coverage in Ciudad de la Costa in Canelones department, as part of a US$75mn project financed by development bank IDB and China Co-financing Fund for Latin America and the Caribbean (CHC).

Water Treatment Plants Recognized for Superior Performance

Jul 24, 2014 The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet issued the following news release:The Energy and Environment Cabinet announced today that 61 drinking water treatment plants in Kentucky consistently produced drinking water in 2013 that exceeded state a...