WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

DEQ OBSERVES NATIONAL POLLUTION PREVENTION WEEK

Sep 18, 2014 HELENA, Mont., Sept. 17 -- The Montana Department of Environmental Quality issued the following news release:The Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) observes the third week of September as National Pollution Prevention Week by spotli...

FEMA rejects Walker's request for aid again

Sep 18, 2014 Local officials are considering water-rate increases following the federal government’s final rejection of Gov. Scott Walker’s request for $11.3 million to repair winter-related damage inflicted on public property in eight Wisconsin co...

South Base Landmark Torn-Down, Replaced

Sep 18, 2014

The U.S. Air Force Edwards Air Force Base issued the following story:

The South Base water tower that once stood as a 160-foot red and white landmark found itself torn down and dried out in the desert Sept. 16.

WaterWorld Middle East Conference focuses on wastewater reuse and water recycling

Sep 18, 2014

ABU DHABI, 17th September, 2014 (WAM) -- The WaterWorld Middle East Conference and Exhibition will run in tandem with POWER-GEN Middle East from 12th to 14th October at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).

Environment Department Confirms Lift of Precautionary 'Boil Water Advisory' for City of Farmington

Sep 17, 2014 The New Mexico Department of the Environment issued the following news release:The New Mexico Environment Department's (NMED) Drinking Water Bureau has confirmed the City of Farmington has lifted the precautionary "Boil Water Advisory" for the ent...

Marafiq Begins to Supply Power Industrial Water for Yanbu as of Mid Next Year

Sep 17, 2014 Sept. 17 -- Saudi Arabia-based Power and Water Utility Company for Jubail and Yanbu issued the following news release:Marafiq President and Chief Executive Officer, Engineer Abdullah bin Khalifa Al-Buainain, explained that the project consists of ...

EPA Decision on State of New York's Proposal to Use Clean Water Funding for Projects Related to Replacing the Tappan Zee Bridge

Sep 17, 2014 The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:Each year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provides millions of dollars to the State of New York, which in turn provides funding to local governments for various clean...

IAPMO Supports Legislation That Would Help Conserve, Recycle and Manage Limited Water Supplies

Sep 17, 2014 The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials issued the following news release:The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) strongly supports legislation in the U.S. Senate and the House of Repre...

Masvingo water poisoning scare

Sep 17, 2014 MASVINGO residents could be drinking water laced with chemicals used to wash and embalm human corpses as mortuaries are reportedly discharging effluent into a tributary that feeds into the city’s main water source, Lake Mutirikwi, a resident...

Governor Brown Signs Historic Groundwater Legislation

Sep 17, 2014 Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr., D-Calif., issued the following news release:Putting California communities on a path to become more resilient to water shortages, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed historic legislation to strengthen local manageme...