WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

UK Contract Awards: Serco Wins 5.8 Million GBP Contract for Water, Wastewater Samples Collection and Transportation Services

Apr 19, 2014 BELFAST, United Kingdom, April 17 -- Serco Ltd., Co Antrim, won a 5.8 million GBP contract award from Northern Ireland Water to provide services for the collection and transportation of water and wastewater samples (Contract Award Notice No.: 2014...

Fyodor Konyukhov experiences problems with getting drinking water

Apr 19, 2014

- The Turgoyak boat, on board of which Russian Fyodor Konyukhov continues his solo rowing voyage across the Pacific Ocean, is covered with water plants to the extent, where he is experiencing problems with getting drinking water.

Washington: Simulation of groundwater and surface-water resources of the Santa Rosa Plain watershed, Sonoma County, California

Apr 18, 2014 US Geological Survey, The Government of USA has issued the following news release:Water managers in the Santa Rosa Plain face the challenge of meeting increasing water demand with a combination of Russian River water, which has uncertainties in i...

Fitch Affirms Martin County, FL's Rev Bonds at 'AA'; Outlook Stable

Apr 18, 2014 Fitch Ratings affirms the 'AA' rating on Martin County, FL's approximately $35.6 million utilities system refunding revenue bonds series 2009A & B.The Rating Outlook is Stable.SECURITYThe bonds are secured by a senior lien pledge of the net re...

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Issues Draft Water Discharge Permit- ST. Tammany Parish Government - Tammany Utilities / Goodbee Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant AI Number 153332

Apr 18, 2014 The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality issued the following public notice:The LDEQ, Office of Environmental Services, is accepting written comments on a Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (LPDES) permit prepared for St. Ta...

CITY AND AQUA INDIANA PURCHASE AGREEMENT IN PLACE

Apr 18, 2014 FORT WAYNE, Ind., April 17 -- The city of Fort Wayne issued the following press release:The City of Fort Wayne and Aqua Indiana have reached a final agreement for the City to purchase Aqua's water utility in southwest Fort Wayne and resolve the di...

Virginia: JCSA 2013 annual water quality reports available

Apr 18, 2014 The State of Virginia has issued the following news release: James City Service Authority’s (JCSA) 2013 annual water quality reports are now available online at jamescitycountyva.gov/waterquality. The reports contain important information a...

Water allocations to be increased for Southern California, drought conditions may be easing

Apr 18, 2014

The state Department of Water Resources announced Friday it will increase the amount of water it will release from the State Water Project from zero to five percent, a sign that drought conditions in California may be easing.

Drought pushes council to Stage 5; Restrictions are expected to begin May 1

Apr 18, 2014 Lifeline: Covering every drop * Complete coverage * Drought pushes council to Stage 5 * City to keep Castaway Cove afloat * Drought means less wildfire fuel * City eyes plan for drought response * Data indicates cloud seeding success * Dro...

Department of Environmental Protection and Water Research Foundation Host Water Conservation Workshop for Dozens of Upstate Communities

Apr 18, 2014 The New York City Department of Environmental Protection issued the following news release:The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and The Water Research Foundation (WRF) today hosted a water conservation workshop in Westche...