WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Minas Gerais puts waterworks concession out to tender

Aug 23, 2014

Pará de Minas city in Brazil's Minas Gerais state called a concession tender to improve potable water supply as well as increase sewage collection and treatment coverage.

Aqua America Subsidiary Commences Two-Year Operation and Management Agreement with City of Lake Station, Indiana

Aug 23, 2014 Aqua America (WTR), a water utility, has announced that its Indiana subsidiary has begun a two-year operating agreement with the City of Lake Station in Lake County, Indiana, to deliver drinking water to the city's 14,000 inhabitants. Under the a...

Brazil, World Bank launch water security plan

Aug 23, 2014

Brazil's national water agency (ANA) and the World Bank launched a water security plan for the country.

Call for fracking moratorium until water supplies checked in WA's Mid West

Aug 22, 2014 The Shire of Coorow has called for a moratorium on any gas fracking activity until health and environment checks are carried out on its drinking water supplies, in Western Australia's Mid-West.It became the second community in the region this week...

L&T bags water project orders worth Rs 12.83 bn

Aug 22, 2014 http://www.myiris.com/IndexServer/logoImages/LARTOUBR.png Larsen & Toubro (L&T), an engineering and construction conglomerate, announced that the water & renewable energy business of L&T construction has secured new orders worth Rs...

Workshops Scheduled Aug. 25 and 26 for Drinking Water and Clean Water State Revolving Fund Projects

Aug 22, 2014 Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control issued the following news release:DNREC's Financial Assistance Branch and the Division of Health's Office of Drinking Water will jointly host two State Revolving Loan Fund Workshop...

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Issues Draft Water Discharge Permit-Town of Melville / Melville Wastewater Treatment Facility AI Number 19402

Aug 22, 2014 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 prepared for ...

US Contract Notice: Department of the Army, Issues Solicitation for "Z--MODIFIED - PRE-SOLICITATION Notice for Repair of Water Supply System, Drill Water Wells, Construction Treatment Plant"

Aug 22, 2014

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command, MICC Officer has issued requirement for "Z--MODIFIED - PRE-SOLICITATION Notice for Repair of Water Supply System, Drill Water Wells, Construction Treatment Plant"

PUC Approves Order to Grant Manwalamink Water Co. Rate Increase Contingent upon Conditions

Aug 22, 2014 The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission issued the following Water and Wastewater Utilities news release:The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) today approved a rate increase requested by Manwalamink Water Co. (Manwalamink) for Sept. ...

More than 170 Attendees Gathered at the 2014 ISA WWAC Symposium to Address Automation Challenges in the Water and Wastewater Industries

Aug 22, 2014 The International Society of Automation issued the following news release:The 2014 International Society of Automation (ISA) Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls (WWAC) Symposium drew more than 170 attendees, 30 expert speakers and 27 exhibitor...