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Advisory: First issued under embargo

Jan 26, 2015 'MORATORIUM NEEDED' OVER FRACKINGBy Emily Beament, Press Association Environment CorrespondentA moratorium on fracking is needed amid concerns over local environmental risks and climate change, a committee of MPs has demanded.The cross-party Envir...

Ultimate fix for wastewater eludes gas industry

Jan 26, 2015 Defining wastewater disposal in the Marcellus shale fields has been a moving target. Drillers initially sent millions of gallons to public water treatment plants, until regulators said the plants were not equipped to properly clean the salt- and m...

Saudi- Self-sustainable model 'vital to meet water and power needs in KSA'

Jan 25, 2015 Adil Bushnak who is among the founders of the International Desalination Association (IDA) and chairman of Moya Bushnak was the organizer of 10th Saudi Water and Power Forum (SWPF) with the Ministry of Water and Electricity. He is credited with be...

Ireland: Water and Wastewater Engineer

Jan 25, 2015 Public Jobs Ireland has issued the following job vacancy: Water and Wastewater Engineer Leinster Not disclosed Permanent full-time Updated 24/01/2015DescriptionPOSITION: Water & Waste Water Engineer Veolia Water services is lookin...

California: AB 1739, as amended, Dickinson. Groundwater basin management: sustainability. Groundwater management.

Jan 25, 2015 Office of the Senate, The State of California has issued the following news release:AB 1739, as amended, Dickinson. Groundwater basin management: sustainability. Groundwater management.(1) Existing law authorizes local agencies, as defined, to ad...

Water Resource Technician

Jan 25, 2015 National Defense Industrial Association has issued the following Job Vacancy:Job SummaryCompany Capital Region Watershed District Location St.​ Paul, MN 55108Industries Energy and UtilitiesJob Type Full Time EmployeeJob Refer...

A Year That Confirmed We Need to Put Drinking Water First

Jan 25, 2015 Washington, D.C.: Clean Water Action has issued the following news release:One year ago today we learned that a chemical spill into the Elk River in West Virginia had led to a “Do Not Use” order. Hundreds of thousands of people in the ...

Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan Invest in Municipal Infrastructure

Jan 25, 2015 The Canadian Government has issued the following news release:The Town of Ituna will benefit from upgraded water supply infrastructure thanks to joint federal and provincial funding announced today by the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of S...

Washington: Obama’s New Infrastructure Plan Would Worsen Our Water System Woes

Jan 25, 2015 Food & Water Watch has issued the following news release: “Today the Obama administration announced a slew of proposals that will endanger our water systems by promoting and facilitating the management of critical drinking water resourc...

California: AB-1527 Public water systems: Safe Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.

Jan 25, 2015 Office of the Senate, The State of California has issued the following news release:AB 1527, as amended, Perea. Public water systems: drinking water. Safe Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.Existing law, the Safe Drinking Water State Revolving F...