WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Issues Order Granting Franchise and Approving Rates of Old North State Water Company, LLC

Jul 22, 2014 The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order:In the Matter of Application by Old North State Water Company, LLC, 1620 Chalk Road, Wake Forest, North Carolina 27587, for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to Pro...

North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Issues Order Approving Tariff Revision of Avalon Apartments DE, LLC

Jul 22, 2014 The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order:In the Matter of Notification by Avalon Apartments DE, LLC, 5826 Samat Drive, High Point, North Carolina 27265, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and Sewer Utility S...

TWDB to Hold Work Session in San Antonio on SWIFT Draft Rules

Jul 22, 2014 The Texas Water Development Board issued the following news release:The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) will hold a work session in San Antonio at the Texas A&M University-San Antonio Campus, One University Way, Senator Frank L. Madla Bui...

A continued commitment to help prevent the proliferation of blue-green algae: a new BNQ-certified phosphorus removal and disinfection option without UV now available

Jul 22, 2014 RIVIÈRE-DU-LOUP, QC, July 21, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - In response to the Quebec regulation in effect since early 2000 to better protect the environment, including the challenge of phosphorus and its role in the proliferation of blue-green a...

Boil water advisory issued for District of Hope in British Columbia; Hope, B.C., issues boil water advisory

Jul 21, 2014 HOPE, B.C. - A boil-water advisory has been issued by the District of Hope.The town says bacteria was found in a water sample, and utility crews are responding.Residents are advised to boil water to a rolling boil for two to three minutes.Boiled w...

BEACH CONDITIONS TO JULY 17

Jul 21, 2014 The Government of Manitoba has issued the following news release: Water testing this week has shown that levels of Escherichia coli (E. coli) were within recreational water quality guidelines at all beaches monitored by Manitoba Conservation and ...

Some Luanda Areas Deprived of Drinking Water Over Maintenance Service

Jul 21, 2014 Some parts of Luanda province are deprived of water supply as from 10:00 am of Friday due to maintenance service at Kasseque pumping station.This is contained in press release from Water supply Firm (EPAL).The sources quoted the new urban town of ...

UK Intellectual Property Office grants trade mark "K1 Micro" to Evolution Aqua

Jul 21, 2014 Evolution Aqua, has been granted trademark (UK00003050873) titled as "K1 Micro" from the UK Intellectual Property Office.Status: RegisteredClass/es: Class 1 Fiter media for water, Filter media for pond water, Filter media for waste water treat...

CLIMATE: CARIBBEAN GRAPPLES WITH INTENSE NEW CYCLES OF FLOODING AND DROUGHT

Jul 21, 2014 As unpredictable weather patterns impact water availability and quality in St. Lucia, the Caribbean island is moving to build resilience to climate-related stresses in its water sector.Dr. Paulette Bynoe, a specialist in community-based disaster r...

Mombasa Police Recover Sh1 Million Stolen Water Pipes

Jul 21, 2014

POLICE officers in Mombasa on Saturday found water pipes stolen from the Mombasa Water and Sewerage Company offices in Changamwe.