WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Waterline replacement to start in Jay

Oct 23, 2014

JAY -- Construction to install a new water line and associated parts on Smith Avenue and a section of Route 4 and Route 140, is expected to begin Friday, Mike Wells, superintendent of the Jay Village Water District, said.

Middlesex Water Company Increases Its Common Stock Dividend for the 42nd Consecutive Year

Oct 23, 2014 ISELIN, N.J., Oct. 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Middlesex Water Company (Nasdaq:MSEX) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend payable on December 1, 2014 for shareholders of record as of November 14, 2014. Th...

U.S. EPA Awards $252,000 to Arizona Graduate Students Through Research Fellowships

Oct 23, 2014 The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced over $252,000 in fellowship grants to three students at Arizona universities conducting research and studying in environ...

Governor Corbett Announces $65.6 Million Investment in Water Infrastructure Projects in 16 Counties

Oct 23, 2014 Gov. Tom Corbett, R-Pa., issued the following news release:Governor Tom Corbett today announced the investment of $65.6 million in 19 non-point source, drinking water and wastewater projects across 16 counties through the Pennsylvania Infrastructu...

Irrigation minister condemns setting fire of TDP office

Oct 23, 2014 Vijayawada, Oct. 21 -- Irrigation and Water Resources Management minister D Umamaheshwara Rao condemned the setting on fire of Telugu Desam party office by Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) activists in Nalgonda town in Telangana state, protest agai...

Brazil shares water management knowledge with Caribbean nations

Oct 22, 2014

Brazil's national water agency ANA is meeting this week with executives and technicians from 13 Caribbean countries to share its specialist knowledge.

UK Contract Awards: WB Power Services Wins Contract for Hiring Mobile Generators

Oct 22, 2014 COVENTRY, United Kingdom, Oct. 21 -- WB Power Services Ltd., Ilkeston, won a contract award from Severn Trent Water Ltd. for hiring mobile generators. No contract amount was specified (Contract Award Notice No.: 2014/S 202-358234).According to the...

Cookman Praises Passage of Provision That Protects State's Water from Radiation

Oct 22, 2014

The West Virginia Senate issued the following news release:

Senator Donald Cookman (D-Hampshire) is praising the work of the Legislative Rule-Making Committee for passing a provision that will protect the state's water in karst regions.

Warmer weather signals beginning of summer watering times

Oct 22, 2014 Western Downs Regional Council, The State of Queensland has issued the following press release:Council Spokesperson for Utilities - Water, Wastewater and Gas Councillor George Moore said that at the same time the region will switch to summer wate...

Brazil's Sanesul to launch wastewater works tenders

Oct 22, 2014 Brazil's Mato Grosso do Sul state water utility Sanesul has earmarked a minimum 88.6mn reais (US$35.7mn) for local wastewater works.The initiatives involve expanding sewage collection and treatment systems, state sanitation utility association Aes...