WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Governor Corbett Announces $65.6 Million Investment in Water Infrastructure Projects in 16 Counties

Oct 23, 2014 Gov. Tom Corbett, R-Pa., issued the following news release:Governor Tom Corbett today announced the investment of $65.6 million in 19 non-point source, drinking water and wastewater projects across 16 counties through the Pennsylvania Infrastructu...

Irrigation minister condemns setting fire of TDP office

Oct 23, 2014 Vijayawada, Oct. 21 -- Irrigation and Water Resources Management minister D Umamaheshwara Rao condemned the setting on fire of Telugu Desam party office by Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) activists in Nalgonda town in Telangana state, protest agai...

Waterline replacement to start in Jay

Oct 23, 2014

JAY -- Construction to install a new water line and associated parts on Smith Avenue and a section of Route 4 and Route 140, is expected to begin Friday, Mike Wells, superintendent of the Jay Village Water District, said.

Middlesex Water Company Increases Its Common Stock Dividend for the 42nd Consecutive Year

Oct 23, 2014 ISELIN, N.J., Oct. 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Middlesex Water Company (Nasdaq:MSEX) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend payable on December 1, 2014 for shareholders of record as of November 14, 2014. Th...

U.S. EPA Awards $252,000 to Arizona Graduate Students Through Research Fellowships

Oct 23, 2014 The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced over $252,000 in fellowship grants to three students at Arizona universities conducting research and studying in environ...

Storer re-elected director of NEWWA

Oct 22, 2014

HOLLISTON, Mass. -- John B. Storer of Auburn has been re-elected state director for Maine by the New England Water Works Association, the region's largest and oldest not-for-profit organization of water works professionals.

California water agencies lose millions of gallons underground

Oct 22, 2014 As 20 million gallons of drinking water rushed down Sunset Boulevard and flooded the UCLA campus this summer, drought- conscious residents threw up their hands.How are three-minute showers going to make a difference, they asked, when they city's p...

Boil-Water Advisory Issued for Mt. Baker Water Association in Whatcom Co.

Oct 22, 2014

The Washington State Department of Health issued the following news release:

A boil-water advisory is in effect for the Mount Baker Water Association in Whatcom County after routine water-quality tests detected E. coli bacteria.

Department of Environmental Protection Launches New Home Water Assistance Program

Oct 22, 2014 The New York City Department of Environmental Protection issued the following news release:New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Emily Lloyd today announced the launch of a new program to provide lower income home...

Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for the Dental Category; Federal Register Extracts

Oct 22, 2014 SUMMARY: EPA is proposing technology-based pretreatment standards under the Clean Water Act (CWA) for discharges of pollutants into publicly owned treatment works (POTWs) from existing and new dental practices that discharge dental amalgam. Dental...