WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

IF ONLY CITIES CAN SEE WETLANDS

Jul 31, 2014 India, July 31 -- Sixty People died in a building collapse in Chennai last fortnight. There is much more than the municipal incompetence that needs to be fixed to avoid such tragic incidents. This building was located on Porur lake, a water body t...

Naracoorte hosts Essential Services Commission forum

Jul 31, 2014 The Essential Services Commission is holding a public forum in Naracoorte today to explain its latest report.The commission is conducting an inquiry into reform options for SA's drinking water and sewerage prices.Last month, it released a draft re...

Watchdog urges EPA to protect water better

Jul 31, 2014

A congressional watchdog wants the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to better protect the nation's drinking water when it comes to risks posed by disposing wastewater from the oil and gas industry deep underground.

COMAPS

Jul 31, 2014 NEW DELHI, July 30 -- The government of India issued the following news release:The Integrated Coastal Marine Area Management centre of Earth System Science Organisation (ESSO-ICMAM) has been implementing a program called "Coastal Ocean Monitoring...

Bringing Sustainable Engineering to Ecuador

Jul 31, 2014 University of Maine issued the following news release:Members of the University of Maine student group Engineers Without Borders will travel to Ecuador for two weeks in August on an assessment trip they hope will open the door to a long-term proje...

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Issues Draft Water Discharge Permit- Water & Wastewater Utilities, Inc / Sawgrass Subdivision and Sawgrass Park AI Number 160528

Jul 31, 2014 The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality issued the following public notice:The LDEQ, Office of Environmental Services, is accepting written comments on a draft Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (LPDES) permit prepared for ...

Central Valley Project Improvement Act, Water Management Plans

Jul 31, 2014 Office of Federal Register, Government of US has issued the following news release:ActionNotice Of Availability.SummaryThe following Water Management Plans are available for review: Patterson Irrigation District Central San Joaquin Water Co...

WALTON COUNTY WEEKLY BEACH SAMPLING RESULTS, 1 ADVISORY ISSUED

Jul 30, 2014 Walton County, Fla., July 30 -- Walton County issued the following news release:The Florida Department of Health in Walton County conducts regularly scheduled saltwater beach water quality monitoring at seven sites through the Healthy Beaches Moni...

Hawaii: Guam Waterworks Authority Raises $85 Million From Bond Issue

Jul 30, 2014 Pacific Islands Development, The State of Hawaii has issued the following news release:After receiving favorable ratings from the credit agencies, the Guam Waterworks Authority successfully sold almost $85 million worth of 2014 Series A and Serie...

GAO: EPA lacks resources, rules to monitor fracking, water supply

Jul 30, 2014

Outdated rules governing drinking water leave the U.S. population at risk to exposure to harmful fracking chemicals, an advocacy group said.