WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Water Corp boosts security around Harding Dam

Nov 25, 2014 The Water Corporation says it has stepped up security around a crucial drinking water source in WA's Pilbara to help deter people from recreating in exclusion zones.The utility said additional security equipment and patrols were in place in the tw...

Chatham Water Utilities Seeks Customer Feedback through Dec. 31

Nov 25, 2014

Chatham County issued the following news release:

Chatham County Water Utilities asks its customers to provide feedback on any interactions they have had in person at the office, by phone, by email or at their homes.

DEP Commits $4.75 Million to Water Projects in Northwest Florida

Nov 25, 2014 The Florida Department of Environmental Protection issued the following news release:The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is providing $4.75 million for six water-related projects in northwest Florida. Thanks to matching local funds,...

VA Tech WABAG gets Rs 100 cr sewage treatment order

Nov 24, 2014

India, Nov. 24 -- VA Tech Wabag Ltd said that it has received an order worth Rs 100 crore from Maynilad Water Services, Philippines for construction of 20 MLD Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) at Tunasan.

Copasa growing below estimates

Nov 24, 2014

Brazil's Minas Gerais state water utility Copasa is experiencing lower volume growth and below inflation growth in average tariffs, UBS said in a report.

Beijing closes 6,900 wells to protect underground water

Nov 24, 2014

  BEIJING will gradually shut down 6,900 urban wells in the next five years to protect groundwater and improve drinking water quality.

Echologics wins contract to assess condition of WSSC's buried water assets

Nov 24, 2014

WSSC will deploy Echologics' ePULSE technology, the Company's proprietary and patented acoustic pipe condition assessment service. The contract is for one year with options for WSSC to renew it for two additional years.

Association Hayes and Hayes-McGraw v. Town of Manchester Water & Sewer Boards and Mountain View Estates Homeowners Association (2013-277)

Nov 24, 2014 The Vermont Supreme Court issued the following decision:2014 VT 126[Filed 21-Nov-2014]NOTICE: This opinion is subject to motions for reargument under V.R.A.P. 40 as well as formal revision before publication in the Vermont Reports. Readers are req...

International Water Summit (IWS 2014) to Address Resource Sustainability and Water Security in Arid Regions

Nov 24, 2014 - Programme Manager, UN Habitat says: "Nothing is more important to the region's social and economic future..."- MENA region to allocate US$300 billion toward water and desalination projects by 2022Abu Dhabi, Nov 24, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - Middle...

Nicaragua govt, Cabei ink loan deal for rural waterworks

Nov 24, 2014

The Central American Bank for Economic Integration (Cabei) and the Nicaraguan government signed a US$30mn loan agreement to finance a rural water and sanitation program in the country.