WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Purdue Students Develop Safe-Water System for Dominican Republic Community

Jul 30, 2014 Purdue University issued the following news release:A group of Purdue University students and faculty members have completed work on a system that makes safe drinking water available to a community in the Dominican Republic sickened by poor water.

T-Bar Ranch Well Field Project Receives Public-Private Partnership Award; Black & Veatch EPC Project Recognized for Innovation in Water Supply Management

Jul 30, 2014 DENVER, July 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Council for Public-Private Partnerships today recognized the T-Bar Well Field project with its 2014 Infrastructure Project Award. Developed in response to a multi-year drought, the EPC project...

North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Issues Order Approving Tariff Revision of Notification by Tiger Properties III, LLC

Jul 30, 2014 The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order:In the Matter of Notification by Tiger Properties III, LLC, 1023 West Morehead Street, Suite 301, Charlotte, North Carolina 28208, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water ...

Mexico's Chiapas expands water, sanitation services

Jul 30, 2014

Mexico's Chiapas state is investing 1.06bn pesos (US$81.7mn) this year to expand water and sanitation services, local paper El Heraldo de Chiapas reported.

GAO: EPA lacks resources, rules to monitor fracking, water supply

Jul 30, 2014

Outdated rules governing drinking water leave the U.S. population at risk to exposure to harmful fracking chemicals, an advocacy group said.

AGL looks to desalination to create fresh water from Gloucester CSG wells

Jul 30, 2014

AGL is proposing to build a desalination plant to allay community concerns about the impact of its Gloucester coal seam gas project on local water resources.

CONGRESSMAN GARAMENDI ARGUES BDCP'S TWIN TUNNELS PROJECT FAILS TO INCLUDE FULL RANGE OF BETTER ALTERNATIVES AS REQUIRED BY STATE AND FEDERAL LAW IN PUBLIC COMMENTS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REPORT

Jul 30, 2014 The following information was released by the office of California Rep. John Garamendi:Yesterday, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA), a leader on water policy in California, released his public comments to the National Marine Fisheries S...

Order Approving Tariff Revision (HWCCWA)

Jul 30, 2014 The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order:In the Matter of Notification by PC Oxford, LLC, 1023 West Morehead Street, Suite 301, Charlotte, North Carolina 28208, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and Sewer U...

Litigation Strategy Left Intervention Too Late

Jul 29, 2014 In a West Virginia chicken farmer’s suit challenging the EPA’s enforcement action against her for polluted runoff, the 4th Circuit affirms a district court order refusing to allow the Chesapeake Bay Foundation to intervene as a defenda...

Department of Environmental Protection to Host Community Hike on Recently Preserved Land in Delaware County Town of Bovina

Jul 29, 2014 The New York City Department of Environmental Protection issued the following news release:The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that it will host a community hiking excursion on a recently preserved parcel...