WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Kansas utility says it can't afford to hire someone to straighten out its finances

May 22, 2015 A small water utility that claims it can't afford a bookkeeper will have to find a way to hire one, the Kansas Corporation Commission decided Thursday. The KCC ordered in April that Howison Heights, which serves about 62 customers near Salina, wou...

Veolia Environnement Q1 net income up

May 22, 2015 Revenue for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015 was E6.3 billion, compared to E5.81 billion for the same quarter ended March 31, 2014. EBITDA for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015 was E816 million, compared to E645 million for the same qua...

Mayor John Marchand to Share Lessons from 'Both Sides of the Gavel' During Public Officials Breakfast at AWWA Annual Conference & Exposition

May 22, 2015 The American Water Works Association issued the following news release:Mayor John Marchand of Livermore, Calif., a longtime water quality and systems expert before being elected mayor in 2011, will speak about water from "both sides of the gavel" ...

Research tour to determine extent of contaminated drinking water in NSW

May 22, 2015 Macquarie University of Australia has issued the following news release:Preliminary research indicates excessive levels of lead and other metal contamination in New South Wales’ household drinking water, with various locations across the st...

Redlands to hire part-time water restriction enforcers, offer additional rebates

May 22, 2015 REDLANDS>> The city will be hiring up to three part-time employees to help enforce water use restrictions.The city is in the third phase of a four-phase plan to reach a 36 percent reduction in potable water use as required by the state. The ...

London to Improve Drinking Water System with Ohio EPA Funds

May 22, 2015 The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:London will construct a 1 million gallon water tower to help improve its water distribution and service to its customers, thanks to a low-interest loan from Ohio EPA.

Problem of water increases tension between UP and MP

May 22, 2015 Lucknow, May 22 -- The tension brewing between Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh over the issue of water is increasing day by day.The Uttar Pradesh government has warned the officers of Madhya Pradesh that an FIR will be registered against them if ...

DEM Announces Annual Reclassification of Shellfish Waters and Seasonal Closures That Take Effect at Sunrise on May 23

May 22, 2015 The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management issued the following news release:The Department of Environmental Management announces that as a result of improved water quality conditions, two areas that have been closed to shellfish harv...

Maxstra hits back at unions, says it is best choice for TasWater project

May 22, 2015 The construction company attacked by the CFMEU over its treatment of contractors says it is the best choice to build major water treatment plants in Tasmania.In March TasWater awarded Sydney-based construction company Maxstra a contract for $6.5 m...

Mahutanad, Khaira Chatar would be made blocks: Chandraprakash

May 22, 2015 Ranchi, May 22 -- State Water Resources and Sanitation minister ChandraprakashChowdhary today said Mahutanad and Khaira Chatar would be made blocks while pipelinewater would be provided in Kasmar and Petarwar under rural drinking water supply scheme.
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