WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Issues Order Approving Tariff Revision of Notification by Crescent Oaks Apartments, LLC

Dec 24, 2014 The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order:In the Matter of Notification by Crescent Oaks Apartments, LLC, Post Office Box 930, Greensboro, North Carolina 27402, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and Sewer Ut...

Sr. Engineer / Principal Engineer (Water/Wastewater)

Dec 24, 2014 National Defense Industrial Association has issued the following job release:Location: San Diego, CA 92130Status: Full TimeEmployeeJob Category: EngineeringCareer Level: Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)Job Descriptionspacer13Atkins has b...

Water Shortages in Lebanon Hit Syrian Refugees Hard

Dec 24, 2014 Water Shortages in Lebanon Hit Syrian Refugees HardHeather MurdockDecember 23, 2014 8:35 PMBEKAA VALLEY, LEBANON-In a region choking from dwindling water supplies, Lebanon has long been regarded as one of the few places where there is enough. But ...

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Issues Draft Water Discharge Permit-Town of Jonesville / Jonesville Wastewater Treatment Facility AI Number 31209

Dec 24, 2014 The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality issued the following public notice:The LDEQ, Office of Environmental Services, is accepting written comments on a draft Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (LPDES) permit prepared for ...

Sabesp shares fall from grace

Dec 24, 2014

Shares of Brazil's São Paulo state water utility Sabesp have recorded a 37.3% loss this year, as of December 16, news site Terra reported based on figures by consultancy Economatica.

Patrick Administration Awards $2.3 Million in Landscape Partnership Funding

Dec 24, 2014 The Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs issued the following news release:Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Maeve Vallely Bartlett today announced $2.3 million in grant awards, through EEA's Landscape ...

Tamaulipas water providers nearly US$100mn in debt

Dec 24, 2014

Water and sewerage providers operating in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas have debts totaling over 1.3bn pesos (US$88.7mn), local newspaper El Financiero reported.

WORLD BANK APPROVES US$450 MILLION FOR BETTER SANITATION SERVICES IN HO CHI MINH CITY

Dec 24, 2014 The following information was released by the World Bank:The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors today approved US$450 million in loans and credits to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam for the Second Ho Chi Minh City Environmental Sanitation...

Washington: New Jersey Poised to Pass Legislation That Would Speed Water Privatization

Dec 24, 2014 Common Dreams has issued the following news release: A bill awaiting New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's signature will make privatizing municipal water systems easier and let "corporate profits replace meeting the needs of consumers and the environ...

Final Environmental Documents Available for Inclusion of Baldocchi Property into Contra Costa Water District's Service Area

Dec 24, 2014 The U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation issued the following news release:The Bureau of Reclamation has released final environmental documents for inclusion of the Baldocchi Property into the Contra Costa Water District's Centr...