WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Washington: H.R.1709 - To amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to provide for the assessment and management of the risks of drought to drinking water, and for other purposes.

Mar 28, 2015 US Congress has issued the following bill status:H.R.1709 - To amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to provide for the assessment and management of the risks of drought to drinking water, and for other purposes.114th Congress (2015-2016) | Get alert...

Governor Brown Signs $1 Billion Emergency Drought Package

Mar 28, 2015 Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr., D-Calif., issued the following news release:Moving swiftly to help communities cope with California's devastating drought and the ongoing effects of climate change, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed emergency legi...

Arizona: City Water, Wastewater Facilities Receive Solar Power Arrays

Mar 28, 2015 City of Yuma has issued the following news release:Total Energy Savings Projected to Exceed $80,000 AnnuallyBuilding on the success of other solar-power projects at some of its other facilities, the City of Yuma unveiled its biggest foray yet int...

Idaho: Draft Wastewater Reuse Permit Modification - Rivervine Water and Sewer

Mar 28, 2015 Department of Environmental Quality has issued the following news release:DEQ is seeking public comment on a draft modification to the wastewater reuse permit for Rivervine Water & Sewer, LLC, in Ada County.Rivervine Water & Sewer, LLC, o...

New Jersey: Woodbury to study privatizing water utility

Mar 28, 2015 Gloucester County Library, The State of New Jersey has issued the following news release:Officials in the coming months will begin looking into the possibility of privatizing the municipal water and sewer system, after city council on Tuesday app...

Texas: Texas Water Development Board approves $170,000 in financial assistance to the City of Melvin (McCulloch County) for a water treatment facility

Mar 28, 2015 Office of the Water Development Board, The State of Texas has issued the following event detail:The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $170,000, consisting of an $85,000 loan an...

Rose State College Announces Oklahoma's First Water and Wastewater Treatment Apprenticeship Program

Mar 28, 2015

Rose State College issued the following news release:

Rose State College recently announced the approval of its new water and wastewater operator apprenticeship program by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Texas: Texas Water Development Board approves $8,195,000 in financial assistance to the Agua Special Utility District (Hidalgo County) for a wastewater service project

Mar 28, 2015 Office of the Water Development Board, The State of Texas has issued the following event detail:The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $8,195,000 from the Clean Water State Revo...

Idaho: DEQ seeks comment on draft wastewater reuse permit modification for Rivervine Water & Sewer

Mar 28, 2015 Department of Environmental Quality has issued the following news release:The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is seeking public comment on a draft modification to the wastewater reuse permit for Rivervine Water & Sewer, LLC, i...

FLORIDA:SFWMD, Audubon Bird-Watching Tours Spread Wings Wider

Mar 28, 2015 South Florida Water Management District, The state of Florida has issued the following news release:There was an iconic bald eagle, black skimmers, avocets and even a flock of American flamingos.Soaked with rain, 33 outdoor enthusiasts spotted mo...