WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Balochistan to initiate projects to increase ground water level

Jul 26, 2015

QUETTA, July 26 -- The Balochistan government has planned to initiate a detailed investigation into the causes of depletion of underground water table in Quetta and other districts of the province to take appropriate measures in this regard.

Baja Kunda Benefits From Water Expansion Project

Jul 26, 2015

Baja Kunda Village in the Upper River Region of The Gambia will be benefiting from a water expansion project funded by the members of the Baja Kunda Association in countries such as Spain, France and USA, through ALPICA Solidaridad in Spain.

Rise in the number of Hunter families seeking help to pay water bills

Jul 26, 2015

Hunter Water says it has seen a big jump in the number of customers seeking hardship assistance to pay their water bills since the introduction of a welfare partnership.

NEW GROUNDWATER MODEL PROVIDES BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF EDWARDS AQUIFER

Jul 26, 2015 The following information was released by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS):Scientists have a better understanding of how water flows throughout the San Antonio, Texas, segment of the Edwards aquifer because of a new U.S. Geological Survey groundw...

COMMISSIONER MILLER ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $100,000 IN DROUGHT RELIEF FUNDS FOR REAL COUNTY (7/23/2015)

Jul 26, 2015 The following information was released by the Texas Department of Agriculture:Reservoirs across Texas may be filling up, but the scars of the historic multiyear drought are still present across the state. Through the Disaster Relief Fund (DRF), th...

Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka to Harness Wasted Rainwater for Crops, Power

Jul 26, 2015 Sri Lanka plans to store and use a billion cubic meters of rainwater per year, which would otherwise drain into the sea, in an ambitious effort to boost irrigation and power production.The new water management system is being built in the country'...

India's river of filth

Jul 25, 2015

2,723 million litres a day : The estimated amount of sewage generated by the 50 cities located along the Ganges River, accounting for 85 per cent of its pollution.

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Issues Draft Water Discharge Permit and Environmental Assessment Statement (EAS)-boise Packaging And Newsprint, Llc/Deridder Mill AI Number 19933

Jul 25, 2015 The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality issued the following public notice:The LDEQ, Office of Environmental Services, is accepting written comments on a draft Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (LPDES) permit and Environme...

Mark Tami Steps Back in Time to Support Taps and Toilets for All

Jul 25, 2015

Mark Tami MP has issued the following news release:

Mark Tami, MP for Alyn and Deeside, stepped back in time to walk down WaterAid’s Victorian Street to experience meeting Victorian Characters from the Great Stink of 1858.

Singapore disputes Johor official's claims

Jul 25, 2015 JOHOR BARU · Singapore has disputed a Malaysian official's claims that it refused to let Johor carry out cloud seeding above two dams due to territorial concerns. Water levels at the dams have dipped below critical marks in the Malaysian st...
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