WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

IDB Moves to Improve Water and Sanitation Services in Belem, Brazil

Oct 25, 2014 The Inter-American Development Bank issued the following news release:The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $125 million loan to Brazil (http://www.iadb.org/en/countries/brazil/brazil-and-the-idb,1002.html) to support infrastruc...

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, OWENS ANNOUNCE $325,000 IN USDA FUNDING FOR THE VILLAGE OF CASTORLAND FUNDING WILL BE USED TO MAKE IMPROVEMENTS TO SEWER SYSTEM

Oct 25, 2014 The following information was released by New York Senator Charles Schumer:U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and Representative Bill Owens today announced $325,000 in federal funding for the Village of Castorland in Lewis Cou...

SENATOR BOXER OP-ED: OUR PLANET'S PRIMAL SCREAM - IS ANYONE LISTENING?

Oct 25, 2014 The following information was released by the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works:Our Planets Primal Scream Is Anyone Listening?By Sen. Barbara BoxerChairman, Senate Environment and Public Works CommitteeOctober 24, 2014Recent he...

Augie Wells to provide cleaner drinking water in Africa

Oct 24, 2014 Augustana College has issued the following news release:Augie Wells is planning to raise enough money to build two wells in Africa. It will send the money to Water to Thrive, an organization dedicated to raising awareness about the need for clean...

Redlands City Council asks for updated landscaping requirements due to drought

Oct 24, 2014 REDLANDS >> City staff has been directed by the City Council to update the city's landscaping requirements for residences due to the statewide drought.Redlands Code Enforcement has received about 20 complaints a week regarding visible landsc...

City Enters Stage 2 Water Warning

Oct 24, 2014 The city of Abilene issued the following news release:Starting immediately, the City of Abilene will move to Stage 2 - Water Warning in the Water Conservation Plan. Outdoor watering for City of Abilene water customers is limited to one day every t...

Auctioneer Summoned Over Invoice

Oct 24, 2014

The Industrial Court in Nakuru has ordered the director of an auctioneering company that attached property belonging to Nakuru Water and Sewerage Service Company over an unpaid court award to appear before it.

PSC Approves Financing for Water System Merger in Hardin County

Oct 24, 2014 The Kentucky Public Service Commission issued the following news release:The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved a financing plan that will enable Hardin County Water District #2 to complete its purchase of the Elizabethtown muni...

PUC Releases Management Efficiency Investigation Report for Columbia Water Co., Makes Additional Recommendations

Oct 24, 2014 The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission issued the following Water and Wastewater Utilities news release:The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) today released a Management Efficiency Investigation (MEI) report for Columbia Water Co. e...

Fitch Affirms Moulton Niguel Water District, CA's Rev COPs at 'AAA'; Outlook Stable

Oct 24, 2014 20 October 2014 - Fitch Ratings has affirmed its 'AAA' rating on the following obligations issued by the Moulton Niguel Water District, CA (MNWD):-Approximately $80.1 million revenue certificates of participation (COPs).The Rating Outlook is Stable.