WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Icon Water, previously ACTEW, to remain in public hands, ACT Chief Minister says

May 4, 2015

ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr has indicated the territory's water utility will stay in public hands as it today changed its name to Icon Water.

Results in: bore supply for Broken Hill beyond spring 2016

May 4, 2015 Water authorities say they're confident they've secured two years drinking supply for the city of Broken Hill.Total storage in the Menindee Lakes has dropped to 4 per cent capacity and the city's surface water supply is set to run out in autumn 2016.

Mount Gambier switches to bore water today during Blue Lake infrastructure upgrade

May 4, 2015 Mount Gambier's water supply will be switched to bore water from today as work begins on a $2.5 million infrastructure upgrade.SA Water said customers may notice a slight difference in taste and colour while the work was underway, however the wate...

Water Resources Ministry and UNICEF sign joint work agreement to provide drinking water for citizens

May 3, 2015

Damascus, SANA- Ministry of Water Resources and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) signed Sunday a joint work agreement to carry out vital projects in water and sanitation sectors to provide drinking water for citizens in all areas.

Makkah needs better water network: Expert

May 3, 2015

It is imperative to maintain clean water resources and use the best method and state-of-the-art technology to treat sewage water in view of rapidly rising population and lack of water resources in Makkah.

UK Contract Awards: Emerson Crane Hire Wins Contract for Crane Hiring Services

May 3, 2015

READING, United Kingdom, May 2 -- Emerson Crane Hire Ltd., London, won a contract award from Thames Water Utilities Ltd. to provide crane hiring services. No contract amount was specified (Contract Award Notice No.: 2015/S 085-153803).

After Schumer's Push, Senator Announces $3.3 Million for South Farmingdale Water District as a Result of Major Settlement Reached With U.S. Navy

May 2, 2015 The office of Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., issued the following news release:Today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer presented the South Farmingdale Water District (SFWD) with a check for $3.3 million due to the recent U.S. Navy reimbursement s...

Expert Committee on Inter Linking of Rivers

May 2, 2015 Ministry of Water Resources, The Government of India has issued following news release:Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation has constituted a “Task Force for Interlinking of Rivers” vide Office Memoran...

BE CAUTIOUS OF OVER-FERTILIZING THIS SPRING

May 2, 2015 FREEHOLD, N.J., May 1 -- Monmouth County issued the following press release:The Monmouth County Health Department reminds residents to be cautious when putting down fertilizers this spring as an excess of fertilizers and over-watering can lead to ...

Wastewater Infrastructure Networks Conference

May 2, 2015 Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors has issued the following news release:Wastewater Infrastructure Networks ConferenceWater companies are being required to do more with less in AMP6 which is driving the industry’s appetite...