WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

BENNET, UDALL SECURE FUNDING IN APPROPRIATIONS BILL DRAFT THAT CAN BENEFIT ARKANSAS VALLEY CONDUIT

Jul 25, 2014 The following information was released by Colorado Senator Michael Bennet:The Senate Appropriations Committee released a draft energy and water funding bill today that includes an additional $90 million to support water infrastructure projects nat...

Lack of investment blamed for São Paulo water crisis - environment minister

Jul 25, 2014

A lack of waterworks investments by Brazil's São Paulo state water utility Sabesp over the past decade has contributed to the growing water supply crisis in the state, according to the country's environment minister Izabella Teixeira.

OWRB to study 3 troubled water basins

Jul 24, 2014 YUKON – State water board officials have announced plans to conduct three studies of troubled water basins, in an effort to solve future water storage problems in western Oklahoma.The studies, a spinoff from the state’s Compr...

GIBBS STATEMENT FROM HEARING ON EPA'S INTEGRATED PLANNING INITIATIVE

Jul 24, 2014 The following information was released by the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure:I would like to welcome everyone to our hearing today. This is a follow-up to hearings we held last Congress on EPA's integr...

Africa's Liquid Asset

Jul 24, 2014 VENTURES AFRICA - There is no alternative for it - we have nothing we can use in its place. One billion people can't get it. Every 20 seconds a child dies from a disease related to it and in 15 years 48 nations won't have enough of it - WATER. Wat...

Oil in Water Monitor to be Installed at the New Carlsbad Desalination Plant

Jul 24, 2014 Fresno, CA, July 24, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments has won a contract to install its TD-4100 XDC E09 oil in water monitor at the Carlsbad Desalination Plant in Carlsbad, CA. Because Desalination plants can be affected b...

Over 600,000 people have no access to safe drinking water in southern Kyrgyzstan

Jul 24, 2014 87.8% of population of Kyrgyzstan have access to centralized drinking water supply. 82.2% rural population have access to safe water supply, according to the State Sanitary and Epidemiological Supervision Department.“A high incidence of diar...

U.S. Government Supports Improving Water Supply Services in Misamis Oriental Province

Jul 24, 2014 The U.S. Embassy issued the following news release:The U.S. Embassy Manila's United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is bringing together more than 150 representatives of small-scale water service providers (WSPs) to attend a co...

Local Water Utility Honored For 15 Years Outstanding Performance

Jul 24, 2014 PETERSBURG - The Appomattox River Water Authority has received the "15 Year Directors Award of Recognition" from the Partnership for Safe Water, a program developed by EPA, AWWA and associted Partner organizations to guide water suppliers toward i...

$24M water filter project at Aspinwall treatment plant nears kickoff

Jul 24, 2014 The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is set to begin a $24 million filter rehabilitation at its water treatment plant near Aspinwall. PWSA board members are scheduled on Friday to award contracts for the project, which represents about 15 perc...