WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

STATE CLOSES ON CONSERVATION LAND PURCHASE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA

Jan 30, 2015 The following information was released by the Trust for Public Land:Today, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, in collaboration with The Trust for Public Land, acquired 620 acres of conservation lands within the Corkscrew Regional ...

CORPORATION AND TWO OWNERS SENTENCED FOR SCHEME TO ILLEGALLY DISPOSE OF INDUSTRIAL WASTEWATER

Jan 30, 2015 The following information was released by the United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Louisiana:United States Attorney Walt Green announced today that Senior U.S. District Judge James J. Brady has sentenced RAM ENVIRONMENTAL SER...

Washington: South Carolina City's Water Privatization Proposal Threatens Public Control

Jan 29, 2015 Common Dreams has issued the following news release: South Carolina's capital city is exploring the possibility of privatizing its water and sewage system, prompting warnings that it could spell higher costs and lack of public control over "our m...

Nebraska: Superintendent of Water Operations- Sanitary Engineer Job Number 201500464

Jan 29, 2015 The State of Nebraska has issued the following job vacancy: Superintendent of Water Operations- Sanitary Engineer Print Share Job Details ApplyThis listing closes on 2/6/2015 at 11:59 PM Central Time (US & Canada).Salary

Cleveland metal plating company Fined for making illegal discharges into sewer system

Jan 29, 2015 United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Ohio has issued the following press release:A metal plating company in Cleveland was fined $50,000 for making illegal discharges with high concentrations of metals such as chrome and zi...

New Jersey: New Jersey American Water customers to experience the taste of chlorine

Jan 29, 2015 Somerset County, The State of New Jersey has issued the following news release:.The change will be the result of the company performing its annual pipeline maintenance in its water distribution system in which there will be a switch from chlorami...

Governor Scott's 'Keep Florida Working' Budget Recommends Nearly $1.6 Billion to Protect and Preserve Florida's Natural Resources

Jan 29, 2015 The Florida Department of Environmental Protection issued the following news release:Governor Scott today recommended nearly $1.6 billion in funding dedicated to the protection and preservation of Florida's natural and water resources. The Governo...

South Dakota: Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Urges Administration to Provide Crucial Funding for Lewis and Clark Water System

Jan 29, 2015 John Thune of South Dakota has issued the following news release:U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Representative Kristi Noem (R-SD) today led a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers urging the Administration to provide crucial funding for the Le...

Billions on table for Everglades

Jan 29, 2015 Science Communication Network has issued the following press release:After years of underfunding (some years with none) the state's land conservation arm seems poised to get the Everglades restoration on track.Gov. Rick Scott announced Tuesday th...

Alaska: Environmental Program Specialist II/III (18-7156)

Jan 29, 2015 The State of Alaska has issued the following Job Vacancy:Job #: 04021Job Title: Environmental Program Specialist II/III (18-7156)Opening Date/Time: Wed. 01/26/15 12:00 AM Alaska TimeClosing Date/Time: Fri. 02/25/15 5:00 PM Alaska TimePosition...