WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Fitch Rates Deltona, FL's Utility System Revs at 'A+'; Outlook Stable

Oct 31, 2014 30 October 2014 - Fitch Ratings assigns an 'A+' rating to the following Deltona, FL (the city) revenue bonds:--$22,120,000 million utility system (the system) revenue bonds, series 2014.Bond proceeds will be used to finance the costs of certain im...

Washington: Texas Oil Company to Pay $1.6 Million Civil Penalty in Settlement of Alleged Oil Spill and Spill Prevention Violations

Oct 31, 2014 US Department of Justice, The Government of USA has issued the following news release: Superior Crude Gathering Inc. (Superior Crude) has agreed to pay a civil penalty for alleged violations of the Clean Water Act stemming from a 2010 crude oil s...

UK Contract Awards: Barhale Wins 1.2 Billion GBP Multiple Awardees Contract for Integrated Operational Solutions

Oct 31, 2014 PETERBOROUGH, United Kingdom, Oct. 29 -- Barhale PLC, Walsall, won a 1.2 billion GBP (excluding VAT) multiple awardees contract award from Anglian Water Service Ltd. for integrated operational solutions (Small Works) (Contract Award Notice No.: 20...

Forestry and water affairs minister says no water shortage for İstanbul

Oct 31, 2014

İSTANBUL (CİHAN)- Forestry and Water Affairs Minister Veysel Eroğlu said to the media in İstanbul on Thursday that according to his ministry's drought management plan, İstanbul will not have any water shortages.

Illinois: Washington Street Water Main Lining Project Set to Begin October 21

Oct 31, 2014 City of Evanston, The State of Illinois has issued the following news release:As part of the City of Evanston’s annual capital improvement program, the 85-year-old water main on Washington Street between Dodge and Dewey Avenues will be reha...

Fitch Affirms New York State Environmental Facilities Corp's 1991 MFI SRF Bds at 'AAA'

Oct 31, 2014 30 October 2014 - Fitch Ratings has affirmed its 'AAA' ratings on the following New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation's (EFC) state clean water and drinking water revolving funds revenue bonds (pooled financing program - 1991 master ...

Avon Lake Among First Recipients of State Grants to Purchase Cyanobacteria Monitoring Equipment for Drinking Water Plants

Oct 31, 2014 The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:Ohio EPA has awarded Avon Lake one of the first grants to purchase testing equipment to monitor the city's drinking water supply for cyanobacteria. Ohio EPA Director Craig ...

Reclamation Announces Biological Opinions 2014 Annual Science Review and Workshop for the Long-term Operation of the CVP/SWP

Oct 31, 2014 SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The Bureau of Reclamation and the Delta Science Program, in coordination with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Marine Fisheries Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and California Department ...

Protecting Raisin-South Nation Region Drinking Water

Oct 31, 2014

The Government of Ontario has issued the following news release:

Ontario has approved the Raisin-South Nation Source Protection Plan to strengthen local source-to-tap drinking water protection.

Huron Among First Recipients of State Grants to Purchase

Oct 31, 2014 The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:Ohio EPA has awarded Huron one of the first grants to purchase testing equipment to monitor the city's drinking water supply for cyanobacteria. Ohio EPA Director Craig W. B...