WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

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...

UK Contract Awards: Vauxhall Wins Contract for Company Cars

Oct 22, 2014 COVENTRY, United Kingdom, Oct. 21 -- Vauxhall, Luton, won a contract award from Severn Trent Water Ltd. for company cars. No contract amount was specified (Contract Award Notice No.: 2014/S 202-358148).According to the description: "The provision ...

Citizens Source Water Protection Committee to Meet Nov. 5 in Dover

Oct 22, 2014 Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control issued the following news release:The Source Water Protection Citizens and Technical Advisory Committee (CTAC) of the Source Water Assessment and Protection Program will meet from ...

United States: D.C. Department Of Environment Proposes Higher Stormwater Management Fees

Oct 22, 2014 Amy L. Edwards is a Partner in our Washington, D.C. office.HIGHLIGHTS: DDOE recently announced proposed increases to its fees established under the new Stormwater Rules.If you have been subject to these fees since they became effective in July 20...

Santa Fe taps Ofid for Reconquista pipeline funding

Oct 22, 2014

Argentina's Santa Fe province is asking the Opec Fund for International Development (Ofid) for a US$50mn loan to help finance a second phase of works on the Reconquista water pipeline project.

Storer re-elected director of NEWWA

Oct 22, 2014

HOLLISTON, Mass. -- John B. Storer of Auburn has been re-elected state director for Maine by the New England Water Works Association, the region's largest and oldest not-for-profit organization of water works professionals.