WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

GE General Counsel Glynn D. Key Named to Advisory Board of the Wharton School's Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership

Oct 24, 2014 General Electric issued the following news release:GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that Glynn D. Key was named to the advisory board of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania's Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership (IGEL).As g...

Tennessee: State and Local Agencies Announce Nashville Urban Runoff 5K, Water Quality Festival

Oct 24, 2014 The state of Tennessee has issued the following news release:The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry, Nashville’s Metro Water Services and the Tennessee ...

Sabesp expands water discount program further

Oct 24, 2014

Brazil's São Paulo state water utility Sabesp was given the nod to further expand a discount program that rewards customers who reduce their water usage.

LCV Statement on the Delivery of Over 700,000 Comments Supporting Clean Water Rule

Oct 24, 2014 The League of Conservation Voters issued the following news release:The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Senior Vice President for Government Affairs Tiernan Sittenfeld released this statement on today's delivery of over 700,000 comments suppor...

Tecogen Sells Ultra Emission Technology for Renewable Gas Engine in Southern California

Oct 24, 2014

Tecogen Inc. (TGEN) on Thursday announced the sale of its proprietary emissions reduction system to the Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) in Perris, California. Financial terms were not given.

Fall Back. Save Water, Save Money

Oct 24, 2014 The Suwannee River Water Management District issued the following news release:On the first Sunday in November, Daylight Savings Time will end and Standard Time resumes. This is also a signal to change our water conservation strategies throughout ...

Mexico water utility launches energy efficiency tender

Oct 24, 2014 A water utility in Mexico's Durango state is seeking a contractor for an energy efficiency project.The winning bidder will be required to improve the electromechanical efficiency of potable water wells in the municipality of Gómez Palacio, ...

New Report: Fracking Companies are Exploiting the Halliburton Loophole to Inject Toxic Chemicals

Oct 24, 2014 The Environmental Integrity Project issued the following news release:Despite a federal ban on the use of diesel fuel in hydraulic fracturing without a permit, several oil and gas companies are exploiting a Safe Drinking Water Act loophole pushed ...

Health service to get Utopia water donations

Oct 24, 2014

Money raised from public donations, to fund a water bore in the Utopia region of the Northern Territory, has been transferred to the local health service.

Global Data on Water Utilities Reveals Sector Growth but Bottlenecks in Wastewater Service Delivery

Oct 24, 2014 World Bank issued the following news release:While water utilities around the world are able to provide water services to more people than previous years, the financial crises of 2008 and 2010 hampered utilities' development and delivery of improv...