WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Soaked in oil: The cost of war in South Sudan

Mar 6, 2015 Leer, South Sudan - The Thar Jath oilfield - just like civilians here - is caught in a deadly civil war and unable to thrive amid fierce fighting. The oil site, located in northern South Sudan's Unity State, is only accessible from the main dirt ...

Arizona: Mining Official Pleads Guilty in Alaska to Making Illegal Discharges from the Platinum Creek Mine and for Making False Statements to Federal Officials

Mar 5, 2015 Department of Justice has issued the following news release: A former general manager of the Platinum Creek Mine in Platinum, Alaska, pleaded guilty today to three felony violations of the federal Clean Water Act, announced Assistant Attorney Gen...

Rating Action: Moody's upgrades Sydney Water's rating to Aa3; outlook stable

Mar 5, 2015 Moody's Investors Service has issued the following press release:Moody's Investors Service has upgraded Sydney Water Corporation's issuer rating to Aa3 from A1. At the same time, Sydney Water's baseline credit assessment (BCA) was raised to baa1...

Capstone Microturbines to Convert Biogas Into Heat and Power for Irvine Water Recycling Plant

Mar 5, 2015 CHATSWORTH, Calif., March 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Capstone Turbine Corporation (www.capstoneturbine.com) (Nasdaq:CPST), the world's leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it received an order...

Utilities Electrical Trades Assistant

Mar 5, 2015 Department of Employment, The Government of Australia has issued the following Jobs:Electrical maintenance of all water facilities.You will assist the Utilities Electrician in works at Council's water and waste water treatment plants and pump sta...

Technical Officer Life Sciences (10 Month Fixed Term Contract)

Mar 5, 2015 Department of Employment, The Government of Australia has issued the following Jobs:Every day, SA Water's people embrace the challenge of delivering safe, sustainable and affordable water services to more than 1.5 million South Australian custome...

MINING OFFICIAL PLEADS GUILTY IN ALASKA TO MAKING ILLEGAL DISCHARGES FROM THE PLATINUM CREEK MINE AND FOR MAKING FALSE STATEMENTS TO FEDERAL OFFICIALS

Mar 5, 2015 The following information was released by the U.S. Department of Justice:A former general manager of the Platinum Creek Mine in Platinum, Alaska, pleaded guilty today to three felony violations of the federal Clean Water Act, announced Assistant A...

Pennsylvania State Legislature bill: SENATE BILL No. 571

Mar 5, 2015 Pennsylvania State Legislature has issued the following bill updates:SENATE BILLNo.571Session of2015INTRODUCED BY McILHINNEY, ALLOWAY, TEPLITZ, FONTANA, SCHWANK, COSTA, RAFFERTY, KITCHEN, BOSCOLA AND HUGHES, MARCH 2, 2015REFERRED TO ENVIRONMENTAL...

Tennessee: More Than $20.6 Million in Water and Wastewater Construction Loans Awarded

Mar 5, 2015 The state of Tennessee has issued the following news release:Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau today announced that seven communities and one utility district have been approved t...

Bennet, Colleagues Introduce Rural Water Bill

Mar 5, 2015 The office of Sen. Michael F. Bennet, D-Colo., issued the following news release:Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined Senators Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and a bipartisan group of lawmakers to introduce a bill to help sma...