WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

DEQ OBSERVES NATIONAL POLLUTION PREVENTION WEEK

Sep 18, 2014 HELENA, Mont., Sept. 17 -- The Montana Department of Environmental Quality issued the following news release:The Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) observes the third week of September as National Pollution Prevention Week by spotli...

AD Regulation and Supervision Bureau urges residents and businesses to heed conservation campaign

Sep 17, 2014 ABU DHABI, 16th September, 2014 (WAM) -- Abu Dhabi's Regulation and Supervision Bureau, (The Bureau), has reiterated its appeal for residents and businesses to join hands to conserve water and electricity, in the face of growing demands on the cit...

Study finds faulty gas wells, not drilling, pollutes water

Sep 17, 2014

It's bad well design, not hydraulic fracturing itself, that's leading to contamination of drinking water, research led by Ohio State University finds.

Water Supply Interruptions in Capital

Sep 17, 2014

With the temporary shutdown of the new Goreangab water reclamation plant that started yesterday and will continue till Thursday due to maintenance work at the plant, the city is likely to experience water interruptions.

Suffolk officials approve water funds restoration

Sep 17, 2014

Thirty-million dollars will be restored to Suffolk County’s Drinking Water Protection Program after funds were allegedly used in 2011 to support sewer infrastructure and improvement projects.

Marafiq Begins to Supply Power Industrial Water for Yanbu as of Mid Next Year

Sep 17, 2014 Sept. 17 -- Saudi Arabia-based Power and Water Utility Company for Jubail and Yanbu issued the following news release:Marafiq President and Chief Executive Officer, Engineer Abdullah bin Khalifa Al-Buainain, explained that the project consists of ...

Piramal Foundation supports J&K's disaster relief operations

Sep 17, 2014 Piramal Sarvajal, Piramal Foundation's philanthropic safe drinking water initiative to set up 10 water purification plants across SrinagarPiramal Foundation has partnered with the Central Government, State Government of Jammu & Kashmir and Ind...

Meeting of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council

Sep 17, 2014 Office of the Federal Register has issued the following notice:ActionNotice Of A Public Meeting.SummaryThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing a meeting of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council (Council), as authorized...

Illinois Department of Public Health Recommends Water Well Testing for Private Wells Near Lakewood

Sep 17, 2014 The Illinois Department of Public Health issued the following news release:The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is advising residents who get their drinking water from private wells in the Lakewood area (McHenry County), to test their w...

Masvingo water poisoning scare

Sep 17, 2014 MASVINGO residents could be drinking water laced with chemicals used to wash and embalm human corpses as mortuaries are reportedly discharging effluent into a tributary that feeds into the city’s main water source, Lake Mutirikwi, a resident...