WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Water Quality Support Officer, Wastewater and Recycling

Dec 22, 2014 Department of Employment, The Government of Australia has issued the following Jobs:Science and Engineering Professional Band 2Packaged Remuneration Range $85 607 to $106 454*Water Services, DarwinFixed vacancy for 2 years.

El Nino warning as Tonga drought continues

Dec 22, 2014

NUKU'ALOFA, Dec. 22 -- Water shortage plans are being activated while an El Nino warning was declared for the whole of Tonga, by Tonga's Meteorology Service on Friday.

Water Treatment Technician

Dec 22, 2014 Department of Employment, The Government of Australia has issued the following Jobs:Permanent full time positionGippsland Water currently has an opportunity for a Water Treatment Technician to join our Water Treatment, Quality and Catchment group.

Possible water discolouration due to essential work in Kenny

Dec 22, 2014 Australian Capital Territory, The Government of Australia has issued the following press release:ACTEW Water will be undertaking necessary work in Kenny on Thursday 18th December 2014, which may result in temporary discolouration of water in area...

Planning Future Assets Coordinator

Dec 22, 2014 Department of Employment, The Government of Australia has issued the following Jobs:Reporting to the Water & Sewer Planning Manager, you will be responsible for the water and sewer 25-year master/augmentation plan program and overseeing the a...

WIPO PUBLISHES PATENT OF SUMITOMO METAL MINING FOR "WASTEWATER TREATMENT METHOD" (JAPANESE INVENTORS)

Dec 22, 2014 GENEVA, Dec. 22 -- Publication No. WO/2014/199771 was published on Dec. 18.Title of the invention: "WASTEWATER TREATMENT METHOD." Applicants: SUMITOMO METAL MINING CO. LTD. (JP). Inventors: Hideki Ohara (JP) and Yoshitomo Ozaki (JP). According to ...

Where Public Tap Water Begets Wilderness

Dec 21, 2014 Earth Island Institute has issued the following news release:New York City and Boston’s watershed management programs preserve rural landscapes while providing clean water to urban areas Environmental disasters oozing from man’s folli...

New Study Provides First Global Accounting of Urban Water Sources and Stress

Dec 21, 2014 The Population Council, Inc. has issued the following news release:Most current and nearly all future population growth in the developing world will occur in cities. As cities become more populated, they will need more water. Today, many cities a...

Coalition Releases Comprehensive Recommendations to Help California’s Cities, Farms and Environment Weather the Drought

Dec 21, 2014 Washington, D.C.: Defenders of Wildlife has issued the following news release:SAN FRANCISCO (November 17, 2014) — As dreams of a wet, El Niño winter fade and California heads into a possible fourth consecutive year of drought, a coali...

Long-term future of signature Afghan project at risk, report concludes

Dec 21, 2014 Office of the Farm Caredit Canada has issued the following news release:Dozens of irrigation canals in Kandahar, once clogged with silt, are now brimming with water that's helping to improve the livelihoods of local farmers, says a report into on...