WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters

Sep 19, 2014 The Kansas Department of Health and Environment issued the following news release:The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) samples publicly accessible bodies of water for cyanobacteria, commonly called blue-green algae, when the agen...

Fitch Rates Galveston, TX Waterworks and Sewer System Revenue Bonds 'A+'; Outlook Stable

Sep 19, 2014 18 September 2014 - Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'A+' rating to the following Galveston, TX waterworks and sewer system (the system) revenue bonds:--$19.3 million waterworks and sewer system revenue refunding bonds, series 2014.The bonds will be ...

Utah: EPA moves to protect Hilo’s coastal waters from leaks at sewage facility

Sep 19, 2014 Environmental Protection Agency, The State of Utah has issued the following news release:Environmental Protection Agency issued an order requiring the County of Hawaii to repair the Hilo Wastewater Treatment Plant’s ocean outfall pipe. The ...

California: AB-1527 Public water systems: Safe Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.

Sep 19, 2014 Office of the Senate, The State of California has issued the following news release:AB 1527, as amended, Perea. Public water systems: drinking water. Safe Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.Existing law, the Safe Drinking Water State Revolving F...

USPTO grants trade mark "REFRESH NATURALLY" to Water Resources Group (NEW YORK)

Sep 19, 2014 Water Resources Group (NEW YORK), has been granted trademark (4603198) titled as "REFRESH NATURALLY" from the United States Patent and Trademark Office.Status: RegisteredClass/es: IC 032. US 045 046 048. G & S: Packaged water, namely, drinkin...

Fitch Rates St. Petersburg, FL's Utility Revs 'AA'; Outlook Stable

Sep 19, 2014 18 September 2014 -Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AA' rating to the following St. Petersburg, FL (the city) revenue bonds:--Approximately $31 million public utility revenue bonds series 2014A; and--Approximately $42 million public utility refunding rev...

Michigan: 46 community water systems awarded grants

Sep 19, 2014

Department of Environmental Quality, The State of Michigan has issued the following news release:

The DEQ today announced more than $525,000 in grants to help local governments protect their sources of drinking water.

Algonquin Power & Utilities Liberty Utilities to buy Park Water Company

Sep 19, 2014 MANAVIGATOR-September 19, 2014-Algonquin Power & Utilities Liberty Utilities to buy Park Water Company19 September 2014 - Canadian utilities operator Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp (TSE:AQN), or APUC, said on Friday that its regulated ut...

California: AB-1043 Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Bond Act of 2006: groundwater contamination.(2013-2014)

Sep 19, 2014 Office of the Senate, The State of California has issued the following news release:AB 1043, as amended, Chau. Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Bond Act of 2006: groundwater contamination....

Councils Urged to Craft Long-Term Water Plans

Sep 19, 2014

ALL local authorities will in future be required to produce long-term water production master plans to ensure that infrastructure development matches water availability and so curb current shortages facing many municipalities.