WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Sarawak Gets RM217 Million Federal Allocation For Water Treatment, Sewerage Projects

Jan 31, 2015 Here is the text of news released by official news agency Bernama on its website:Sarawak has been allocated a sum of RM217 million from the federal government to implement 16 water treatment and sewerage projects statewide as of January this year.

UK Contract Awards: Advanced 365 Wins Contract for Infrastructure Provider IS Core Services

Jan 31, 2015 READING, United Kingdom, Jan. 29 -- Advanced 365 Ltd., London, won a contract award from Thames Water Utilities Ltd. to provide Infrastructure provider IS core services. No contract amount was specified (Contract Award Notice No.: 2015/S 020-033134).

S&P Upgrades Atlanta Water and Wastewater Revenue Bonds Fitch Improves Outlook

Jan 31, 2015 The city of Atlanta issued the following news release:The City of Atlanta announced today that it has won a rating upgrade and positive outlook on its water and wastewater bonds from Standard & Poor's (S&P) Investor Services and Fitch Rati...

STATE CLOSES ON CONSERVATION LAND PURCHASE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA

Jan 31, 2015 TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Jan. 28 -- The Florida Department of Environmental Protection issued the following news release:Today, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, in collaboration with The Trust for Public Land, acquired 620 acres of co...

New pollution limits set for Nova Scotia pulp mill, but it will challenge rules; Nova Scotia mill to challenge pollution rules

Jan 31, 2015

HALIFAX - A pulp mill in Nova Scotia that has come under fire for exceeding pollution limits plans to challenge a new industrial permit that calls for tighter restrictions on emissions and water consumption.

EPA Leads Effort to Contain Jet Fuel Spill on Sand Island

Jan 31, 2015 The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a federal Clean Water Act order to ensure the continued cleanup of spilled jet fuel at a tank farm facility on the Sand Is...

BOP water contaminated in dry conditions

Jan 31, 2015

People are being warned to avoid some waterways in Bay of Plenty because increased bacteria could make them sick.

The regional council says people should not swim or play in beach wastewater pipes, stormwater drains or ponds.

DEP Presents 2014 Plant Excellence Awards to Southwest Florida Water Facility Operators

Jan 31, 2015 The Florida Department of Environmental Protection issued the following news release:The Florida Department of Environmental Protection today presented the 2014 Plant Operations Excellence Awards to four southwest Florida drinking water and domest...

One Year Later, Dan River Continues Successful Recovery

Jan 31, 2015 The North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources issued the following news release:North Carolina's leading environmental agency has devoted significant resources to address coal ash in the two years since Governor Pat McCrory to...

Idaho:City dedicates new well; honors past water supervisor

Jan 31, 2015 City of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho has issued the following news release:When it comes to municipal water systems, Ralph Capaul was a trailblazer. The former Coeur d’Alene water utility superintendent broke new ground in the expansion and moderni...