WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

BENNET, UDALL SECURE FUNDING IN APPROPRIATIONS BILL DRAFT THAT CAN BENEFIT ARKANSAS VALLEY CONDUIT

Jul 25, 2014 The following information was released by Colorado Senator Michael Bennet:The Senate Appropriations Committee released a draft energy and water funding bill today that includes an additional $90 million to support water infrastructure projects nat...

Lack of investment blamed for São Paulo water crisis - environment minister

Jul 25, 2014

A lack of waterworks investments by Brazil's São Paulo state water utility Sabesp over the past decade has contributed to the growing water supply crisis in the state, according to the country's environment minister Izabella Teixeira.

KOTOWSKI'S PLAN TO PREVENT FLOODING AND CREATE LOCAL JOBS SIGNED INTO LAW

Jul 24, 2014 The following information was released by the Illinois Senate Democrats:State Senator Dan Kotowski's (D-Park Ridge) plan that would expand the types of water control and water quality projects the state can fund was signed by the governor today.

Uruguay to Expand Sewage Network and Improve Drinking Water Quality

Jul 24, 2014 The Inter-American Development Bank issued the following news release:Uruguay (http://www.iadb.org/en/countries/uruguay/uruguay-and-the-idb,1028.html) will finance an expansion of sanitation network coverage, in an upgrade that will benefit 6,700 ...

Brazil's Corsan plans US$178mn waterworks

Jul 24, 2014

Rio Grande do Sul state water utility Corsan and the city of Santa Cruz del Sul in southern Brazil signed a financing agreement worth 395mn reais (US$178mn) for waterworks projects in the city.

Jamaica Drought Conditions Expected To Get Worse - Environment Minister

Jul 24, 2014 Here is the text of news released by official news agency Bernama on its website:Jamaica Water Minister, Robert Pickersgill has warned the country to brace for worsening drought conditions as the dry spell continues.In an address to the nation, P...

Philippines: SC asked to void concession pact between MWSS, Manila Water, Maynilad

Jul 24, 2014

The Abakada Party-list Group on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to nullify the concession agreement entered into by the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) with the Manila Water and Maynilad.

North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Issues Order Approving Tariff Revision for Providence Park Apartments I, LLC

Jul 24, 2014 The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order:In the Matter of Notification by Providence Park Apartments I, LLC, 2448 Park Road, Charlotte, North Carolina 28203, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and Sewer Util...

Mexico pledges improved San Luis Potosí water infrastructure

Jul 24, 2014

Mexico's national water commission Conagua will complete a series of urban and agricultural waterworks in San Luis Potosí state.

Frozen pipes lead to huge water bills, but Winnipeg officials say don't panic; Frozen pipes lead to huge water bills

Jul 24, 2014

WINNIPEG - Winnipeggers who had to run their taps last winter to keep their pipes from freezing are getting a bit of a shock when they get their water bills.