WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE $800,000 IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR CLINTON COU

May 5, 2015

The following information was released by New York Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand:

Federal Funding Will Be Used To Upgrade Waste and Water Disposal Systems

Kahramaa discusses district cooling norms with stakeholders

May 4, 2015 Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) organised a meeting of stakeholders in the district cooling sector.Representatives of International District Cooling regulatory framework consultants such as Strategy, FVB Energy and Latha...

Tennant Creek drinking water safer than ever

May 4, 2015 The Northern Territory Australia has issued the following press release:The Country Liberals Government has secured a safe drinking water supply for residents in Tennant Creek, with Power and Water Corporation (PWC) installing a new continuous ch...

Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand grants trade mark "Fill & Go" to Brita GmbH

May 4, 2015 Brita GmbH, has been granted trademark (990485) titled as "Fill & Go" from the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand.Status: RegisteredClass/es: 11 Apparatus for dispensing chilled drinks; machines and apparatus for dispensing chilled n...

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.

Reclamation Issues Decision Document for the Long-Term Water Transfers Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report

May 4, 2015 SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The Bureau of Reclamation signed a Record of Decision for the Long-Term Water Transfers Final Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report.The ROD and the FEIS/EIR consider a range of potential transfer activiti...

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...

Finalists Announced for Next Week's African Utility Week Industry Awards in Cape Town

May 4, 2015 Cape Town, South Africa, May 04, 2015 --(PR.com)-- The City of Cape Town, Rand Water, the V&A Waterfront, the outgoing CEO of NERSA Phindile Baleni and several exciting power projects on the continent are just some of the finalists that have ...

PUB projects seek to save water, energy; Agency inks agreement with French firm on three projects

May 4, 2015 SINGAPORE will work on three projects over the next 21/2 years to find out how to better conserve water and energy, and manage rainfall. National water agency PUB, which will spearhead the projects, yesterday signed an agreement with French waste ...