WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

KIRKPATRICK ANNOUNCES SUBCOMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

Jan 29, 2015 The following information was released by the office of Arizona Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick:Appointed to key panels overseeing farming, forestry, highways, water, aviationWASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., is pleased to announce her subcomm...

Neighbors complain of tap water running black

Jan 29, 2015 Residents of a Southern California neighborhood said they are avoiding their tap water because it occasionally turns into a black liquid.Gardena resident Diane Morita, who posted video of her tap water running black on YouTube, and some of her nei...

India Tender Notice: South Eastern Coalfields Seeks "Making support wall"

Jan 29, 2015

Chhattishgarh, India, Jan. 29 -- South Eastern Coalfields Ltd has a requirement for "Making support wall of main Raw water supply line for supply of drinking water from West JKD mine to IWSS plant under IWSS of JKD Sub Area."

Conflict of interest - Town Council - Pollution

Jan 29, 2015 Where the home of a member of the Charlestown Town Council is located in a section of town where there are specific concerns relating to water quality and wastewater disposal, given the class exception under R.I. Gen. Laws §36-14-7(b), she is...

Acciona expands Peru scope with Lima water contract

Jan 28, 2015

Acciona Agua, part of Spanish group Acciona, won a 58mn-sol (US$19.2mn) potable water and sewerage maintenance contract from Peru's state-owned water utility Sedapal.

Mills College Readies for 'Women, Water, and the World' Institute Exploring How Women Can Solve the Earth's Water Crisis

Jan 28, 2015 Mills College issued the following news release:"Women, Water, and the World: How Women Can Solve the Earth's Water Crisis" will be held April 11-20, 2015, at Mills College in Oakland, California, in partnership with the US State Department and th...

Severn Trent cuts dividend to pay for lower household water bills

Jan 28, 2015 Severn Trent has decided to put customers before investors and bowed to the regulator's demands as it cut its dividend to pay for lower household water bills.Watchdog Ofwat ruled at the end of last year that Trent's annual water bills should fall ...

Louisiana: GIS Internship - Summer 2015

Jan 28, 2015 Louisiana Geographic Information Center has issued the following job vacancy:Organization: Lake County Stormwater ManagementTitle: GIS Internship - Summer 2015Location: Libertyville, IL USAApplication Deadline: 2015-03-13Posted: 2015-01-26

United States: Philadelphia Water Department Implements New Stormwater Regulations

Jan 28, 2015 Effective July 1, 2015, the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) will be implementing new stormwater management regulations in order to meet the goals outlined in Green City, Clean Waters, which is the city's 25-year plan for managing combined sewe...

Indiana: Water Meter Re-inspection Reveals Few Property Owners Face Costly Water Meter Repairs

Jan 28, 2015 City of Evansvilla, The State of Indiana has issued the following news release:The Evansville Water and Sewer Utility’s (Utility’s) independent re-inspection of approximately 1,000 water meters – identified in November 2014 as n...