WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

DEWA launches 2 new 132/11 kV substations

Sep 21, 2014

DUBAI, 20th September, 2014 (WAM) -- Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has launched two 132/11kV substations in the second quarter of 2014, which are now fully operational.

Strategies and Resources for Managing Phosphorus, Protecting Groundwater Highlighted at Ohio's Farm Science Review.

Sep 20, 2014   Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 19, 2014       Water quality and strategies for managing phosphorus in farm fields are hot topics, especially in light of recent drinking water issues in Toledo, Ohio. A ...

Hickory Hills Withdraws Water and Sewer Rate Cases

Sep 20, 2014 The Missouri Public Service Commission issued the following news release:The Missouri Public Service Commission has acknowledged the voluntary dismissal of water and sewer rate cases filed by Hickory Hills Water & Sewer, Incorporated. As a res...

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. to Acquire Water Utilities in California and Montana

Sep 20, 2014 OAKVILLE, ON, Sept. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. ("APUC") (TSX: AQN) today announced that Liberty Utilities, APUC's regulated utility business, has entered into an agreement with Western Water Holdings, a wholly-owne...

U.S. House Casts 220th Anti-Environmental Vote

Sep 20, 2014 Environment America issued the following news release:Yesterday afternoon, the U.S. House approved two packages of environmental rollbacks, H.R. 2 and H.R. 4. Added to last week's vote to block clean water safeguards, the move marks the 220th vote...

Reps. Tonko and Waxman Introduce Bill Reauthorizing State Revolving Loan Fund Under the Safe Drinking Water Act

Sep 20, 2014 The Ranking Democratic Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee issued the following news release:Today, Rep. Paul D. Tonko, Ranking Member of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee, and Rep. Henry A. Waxman, Ranking Member of the E...

Commissioner Frazier Echoes Thornton Formula Concerns and Raises Issue of Government Unions

Sep 20, 2014 Carroll County issued the following news release:Commissioner Robin Bartlett Frazier and the Board of Carroll County Commissioners enjoyed a Legislative Briefing and Luncheon on Thursday with the Carroll County Delegation to Annapolis. Numerous is...

Algonquin Power and Utilities makes U.S. water utility acquisition; Algonquin Power makes U.S. acquisition

Sep 20, 2014

OAKVILLE, Ont. - Algonquin Power and Utilities Corp. (TSX:AQN) said Friday it has signed a deal to buy regulated water distribution utility Park Water Co. for US$327 million, including the assumption of US$77 million in debt.

North Carolina: Council Agrees To Halt Stormwater Quality Cost Share Program

Sep 20, 2014 The State of North Carolina has issued the following news release:In the wake of the historic drought that affected the region in 2008-09, the City of Raleigh approved several policy initiatives aimed at maximizing water resources. On Sept. 16, c...

SOUTHEAST BIOLOGY STUDENTS ASSIST WITH USDA RESEARCH ON PREVENTING AG RUNOFF

Sep 20, 2014 CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Sept. 18 -- Southeast Missouri State University issued the following news release:Six students from the Department of Biology at Southeast Missouri State University collaborated with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) i...