WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Fiji water test

Jul 8, 2014 SUVA, July 8 -- The quality of water in Fiji is under the spotlight following surveys by international scientists that show sanitation levels lagging behind countries on the African Continent.Rotary Pacific Water chairman Warwick Pleass says water...

Mexico roundup; Govt coordination, flood risk mapping, Morelos water utility

Jul 8, 2014

Inter-departmental coordination is key for mitigating the risks of climate events, according to Mexico's water commission (Conagua).

Mitsubishi Corporation and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Undertake Strategic Investment in Metito, the Leading Water Company in Emerging Markets; Initiative Targets Expansion into Water Business in Middle East, Africa and Asia

Jul 8, 2014 Tokyo, July 8, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), together with the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), have agreed to acquire shares in Metito Holdings Ltd. (Metito), the ...

Improved outlook for Eyre Peninsula drinking water supplies

Jul 8, 2014

Supplies of drinking water on South Australia's Eyre Peninsula appear to be secure for longer than previously thought.

Uruguay tenders water treatment plant

Jul 8, 2014 Uruguay has launched a tender to expand and revamp a water treatment plant in Treinta y Tres city.The state water company OSE's project entails the construction of new water treatment facilities, filters and pipes.Bids are due on August 21 and wil...

Deficit budget: WASA faces Rs289 million revenue shortfall

Jul 8, 2014 RAWALPINDI, July 8 -- The Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) has failed to meet its revenue target facing huge budgetary deficit that has almost doubled, according to the financial balance for the year 2014-15.The agency's estimated revenue for th...

Audit Report 14-07, Water Department's Distribution and Consumer Service Division Audit Report, Released

Jul 8, 2014 The city of Tampa issued the following news release:The Internal Audit Department released their audit report of the Water Department's Distribution and Consumer Services Division (http://www.tampagov.net/dept_Internal_Audit/files/14/1407.pdf).

Priority for modernisation of water schemes

Jul 8, 2014 Kakinada, July 7 -- East Godavari Zilla Parishad Chairman Namana Rambabu said top priority was being accorded on modernisation of the drinking water schemes and their extension to tide over the drinking water scarcity in the wake of present advers...

Stormwater Management in Botetourt County

Jul 8, 2014 Botetourt County issued the following news:The Botetourt County Department of Development Services and Division of Construction Compliance in accordance with state law has posted new ordinances and rules regarding stormwater management for the Cou...

U.A.E. Water Aid Campaign collects AED8.8 million via SMS and surpasses AED100m

Jul 8, 2014 Dubai, 7th July, 2014 (WAM): The sum of donations collected by the U.A.E. Water Aid campaign via Du and Etisalat SMS service has reached AED8.8 million through generous contributions from UAE's citizens and expats. The amount will provide clean dr...