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Florida Legislative Update, February 23-27, 2015

Feb 28, 2015 The Nature Conservancy issued the following news release:This week legislators are back in their districts preparing for the start of the 2015 Legislative Session, set to begin on Tuesday, March 3. As described in the legislative update issued las...

Polymers can lower water turbidity, boost capacity of treatment plants, says study

Feb 28, 2015 A study funded by The Research Council (TRC) has shown that use of polymers (polyelectrolyte) help in speeding settling of suspended solids and getting low-turbidity water.The findings of this study could help in water reuse processes especially i...

Polymers can lower water turbidity, boost capacity of treatment plants, says study

Feb 28, 2015 A study funded by The Research Council (TRC) has shown that use of polymers (polyelectrolyte) help in speeding settling of suspended solids and getting low-turbidity water.The findings of this study could help in water reuse processes especially i...

GWR Global Water Resources Corp. Declares Monthly Dividend

Feb 28, 2015 PHOENIX, AZ, Feb. 27, 2015 /CNW/ - GWR Global Water Resources Corp. (TSX: GWR) (the "Company") announced today that its board of directors declared, under its approved dividend policy, a monthly cash dividend on the common shares of the Compan...

American Water Works reports higher Q4 net income, provides guidance for 2015

Feb 27, 2015 Operating revenues for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2014 were $731.38 million, compared to $706.24 million for the same quarter ended December 31, 2013. Net income for the year ended December 31, 2014 was $423.11 million, or $2.35 per dil...

Fitch Revises Yorkshire Water's Senior Secured Class B Debt Outlook to Stable; Affirms Ratings

Feb 27, 2015 Fitch Ratings has revised the Outlook on Yorkshire Water Services Bradford Finance Limited's (programme issuer) senior secured class B notes to Stable. Its ratings, together with those of Yorkshire Water Services Odsal Finance Limited's (exchange ...

Water rationing increases risk of contamination, says Sabesp director

Feb 27, 2015

Water rationing through provision of intermittent water supplies in Brazil's São Paulo state could increase the chances of contamination, according to the metropolitan director of state water utility Sabesp, Paulo Massato.

Federal Agencies Provide Funding but Could Increase Coordination to Help Communities

Feb 27, 2015 The Government Accountability Office released the following report highlight:What GAO FoundSeven federal agencies provide funding or technical assistance to rural communities in developing drinking water and wastewater systems and complying with f...

HOUSE PASSES LEGISLATION TO PROTECT GREAT LAKES FROM TOXIC ALGAE BLOOMS

Feb 27, 2015 The following information was released by the office of Michigan Rep. Candice Miller:Today, Rep. Candice Miller (MI-10) issued the following statement on House passage of the Drinking Water Protection Act of 2015 (H.R. 212), legislation she cospon...

California Water Service Group Q4 net income up

Feb 27, 2015 Operating revenue for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2014 was $137.38 million, compared to $133.7 million for the same quarter ended December 31, 2013. Net income for the year ended December 31, 2014 was $56.74 million, or $1.19 per share, ...