WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Illinois: Washington Street Water Main Lining Project Set to Begin July 21

Aug 23, 2014 City of Evanston, The State of Illinois has issued the following news release:As part of the City of Evanston’s annual capital improvement program, the 85-year-old water main on Washington Street between Dodge and Dewey Avenues will be reha...

Brazil, World Bank launch water security plan

Aug 23, 2014

Brazil's national water agency (ANA) and the World Bank launched a water security plan for the country.

CM approves Rs400m for sewerage scheme

Aug 23, 2014

BAHAWALPUR, Aug. 24 -- Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has approved Rs400 million for a sewerage project in Bahawalpur, Cooperatives Minister Malik Mauhammad Iqbal Channar said on Monday.

Storage Status of 85 Important Reservoirs of the Country as on August 21, 2014

Aug 23, 2014 Ministry of Water Resources, The Government of India has issued following news release:The Water Storage available in 85 important reservoirs of the country as on August 21, 2014 was 101.253 BCM which is 65% of total storage capacity of these res...

WIPO PUBLISHES PATENT OF CAROLLO ENGINEERS, INC TITLED AS "WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEM WITH MICROBIAL FUEL CELL POWER"

Aug 23, 2014

Publication No. WO/2014/126651 was published on August 21 by WIPO.

Title of the invention: WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEM WITH MICROBIAL FUEL CELL POWER

Oregon: City water tap at Bite of Bend

Aug 23, 2014 City of Bend, The State of Oregon has issued the following news release: Water TapCome fill your water bottles with Bend’s award-winning drinking water at the City of Bend’s water tap booth at the Bite of Bend festival this weekend, f...

Minas Gerais puts waterworks concession out to tender

Aug 23, 2014

Pará de Minas city in Brazil's Minas Gerais state called a concession tender to improve potable water supply as well as increase sewage collection and treatment coverage.

Aqua America Subsidiary Commences Two-Year Operation and Management Agreement with City of Lake Station, Indiana

Aug 23, 2014 Aqua America (WTR), a water utility, has announced that its Indiana subsidiary has begun a two-year operating agreement with the City of Lake Station in Lake County, Indiana, to deliver drinking water to the city's 14,000 inhabitants. Under the a...

Lahontan Water Board Issues Enforcement Order Against South Lake Tahoe Gas Station after Contaminant Found In Drinking Water Well

Aug 23, 2014 The California Environmental Protection Agency's State Water Resources Control Board issued the following news release:Recent sampling of a drinking water well at a motel near the Nevada state line in South Lake Tahoe revealed the presence of the ...

Louisiana: DHH Awards $990,000 to the Village of Estherwood for Water System Improvements

Aug 23, 2014 Department of Health & Hospitals, The state of Louisiana has issued the following news release:This week, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals' Office of Public Health (DHH OPH) awarded a $990,000 loan to the Village of Estherwood...