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Connecticut Water Service, Inc. to Present at the East Coast IDEAS Investor Conference on June 4th in Boston

May 28, 2015 CLINTON, Conn., May 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Connecticut Water Service, Inc. (Nasdaq:CTWS), announced today that Eric W. Thornburg, CTWS’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and David C. Benoit, Senior Vice ...

Oxfam: 16 million Yemenis have no access to drinking water

May 28, 2015 GENEVA, May 27 (Saba) - Oxfam has warned of a health crisis in Yemen as 16 million people have no access to drinking water.In a statement issued on Tuesday stated that nearly two-thirds of the Yemeni population live without access to drinking wate...

Puerto Rico Developer to Pay $500,000 Penalty to Address Clean Water Act Violations

May 28, 2015 The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that it has reached an agreement with F&R Contractors Corp. and F&R Contractors LLC (F&R) to settle the comp...

Compliance with Environmental Laws Protects Air, Land, and Water in Communities Across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington

May 28, 2015 The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10, completed over 40 environmental compliance and enforcement actions in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington from January 1, ...

Menendez on Restoring Protections for U.S. Waterways

May 28, 2015 The office of Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., issued the following news release:U.S. Senator Bob Menendez released the following statement regarding today's announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency of a new rule clarifying what types of w...

DEALING WITH DROUGHT DOWN UNDER

May 27, 2015 Irvine, Calif., May 26 -- The University of California issued the following press release:The Millennium Drought in southeastern Australia forced Greater Melbourne, a city of 4.3 million people, to successfully implement innovations that hold crit...

Mexico City building four projects to prevent flooding

May 27, 2015 Mexico City is preparing its water infrastructure in order to prevent flooding, as the city is expected to suffer an unusually wet rainy season between May and November this year, Ramón Aguirre, director of Mexico City water utility Sacmex,...

INHOFE: INSTEAD OF FIXING OVERREACH IN WOTUS RULE, EPA MADE IT BROADER

May 27, 2015 The following information was released by the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, Majority Office:U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Environmental and Public Works (EPW), released the following s...

North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Issues Order Approving Tariff Revision

May 27, 2015 The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order:In the Matter of Notification by Burd Properties Fayetteville, LLC, 560 Lynnhaven Parkway, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and Sewe...

Commonwealth water agencies tell Estimates they're unconcerned by lack of future funding in Budget 2015

May 27, 2015 Commonwealth water agencies say they are not concerned about their government funding into the future, even though the budget allocates almost nothing for their operational costs beyond 2017.The budget papers show a sharp drop off in funding for t...
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