WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Water Ministry signs 3 agreements with German Development Bank

Jul 21, 2014 Amman, July 20 (Petra) -- The Ministry of Water and Irrigation and the German Development Bank signed three agreements worth ?22 million in the field of water and wastewater management as a grant from the European Union.Minister of Water and Irrig...

Thailand: Thung Song, K Water to make flood warning system

Jul 20, 2014

Nakorn Si Thammarat's Thung Song Municipality is combining with South Korean companies to make a flood warning system in order to prepare for natural disasters.

Gaza's infrastructure on verge of collapse

Jul 20, 2014 When Umm Ali Abu Sada visits her kitchen, she can see her refrigerator is leaking. Its melting contents mix with blood from a kilo of frozen meat and flow onto the floor - the mother of six can do nothing to stop it.Electricity cuts over the last ...

Fitch Rates Central Brown County Water Auth (WI) Water System Revs, 2014A 'AA-'; Outlook Stable

Jul 20, 2014 Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AA-' rating to the following bonds issued by the Central Brown County Water Authority, WI (CBCWA or the authority):--$109.6 million water system revenue bonds, series 2014A.The bonds are expected to sell via negotiation t...

District Launches Springs Dashboard

Jul 19, 2014 The Suwannee River Water Management District issued the following news release:The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) has launched a springs dashboard that provides an at-a-glance view of water quality and flow, and contributing f...

California's Oil Regulator to Review Underground Injection Control Program

Jul 19, 2014 The California Department of Conservation issued the following news release:The Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) today announced steps to review the state's Underground Injection Control (UIC) Program in order to ensure that ...

Water supply in some areas to be hit today

Jul 19, 2014 Hyderabad, July 19 -- The Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWSSB) on Saturday informed that due to Rectification of Leakage of Manjeera Phase- I Water Pipeline near BHEL Gate there will be no water supply in some areas on S...

Tankers supply water to Marathwada as region reels under scarcity

Jul 19, 2014

Aurangabad, July 19 -- Delayed monsoon and scanty rainfall in Marathwada has forced District Administrations to deploy 701 tankers to meet the needs of 541 affected villages and 348 hamlets in the region comprising eight districts.

USDA Provides Aid to 73,000 Rural Californians Impacted by Drought

Jul 19, 2014 The U.S. Department of Agriculture issued the following news release:Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced USDA is providing $9.7 million in emergency water assistance to 73,000 residents in 11 California counties experiencing the drie...

EPA'S INTEGRATED PLANNING INITIATIVE TO BE TOPIC OF HEARING

Jul 19, 2014 The following information was released by the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure:The Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee, chaired by U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs (R-OH), will hold a hearing next week on th...