WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

26 Tasmanian towns with unusable water is not good enough, Premier says

Apr 25, 2015 Tasmania's Premier Will Hodgman is demanding answers as the national spotlight falls on more than two dozen Tasmanian towns where locals are unable to drink from the water supply.In 26 towns across the state the water is unsafe to drink and either...

Benefits of water fluoridation well documented

Apr 25, 2015 In his letter, Mr Wong Shih Shen called for a review of Singapore's public water fluoridation policy ("Review water fluoridation policy"; April 12). Fluoride in drinking water may have contributed to Singapore having one of the lowest decayed, mis...

IDB-backed Program will Improve the Quality of Life for More Than 500,000 Residents of Poor Neighborhoods of Argentine Cities

Apr 25, 2015 The Inter-American Development Bank issued the following news release:More than 500,000 people living in poor sections of Argentine (http://www.iadb.org/en/countries/argentina/argentina-and-the-idb,1011.html) cities with populations of more than 5...

ADVANCED METERING INFRASTRUCTURE SYSTEM WORKSHOPS SET FOR WESLACO, CORPUS CHRISTI

Apr 25, 2015

The following information was released by the Texas AgriLife Extension Service:

Advanced metering infrastructure system trainings for water utilities are set for May 13 in Weslaco and May 14 in Corpus Christi.

EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Revisions to Cleanup Plan for Fulton Avenue Superfund Site in Nassau County, New York

Apr 25, 2015 The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to modify an interim cleanup plan originally issued in 2007 to address a portion of the contaminated groundwater at the Ful...

Bosnia's Komunalac seeks consultant for water supply project - EBRD

Apr 25, 2015 SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), April 24 (SeeNews) - The Bosnian utility company servicing the northern town of Gradacac, Komunalac, has invited bids for a consultant on a project for a water system upgrade, the European Bank for Reconstruction...

From Farm to City to Farm Again: Startup Will Implement New Phosphorus Recycling Process in Midwest

Apr 25, 2015

The University of Wisconsin-Madison issued the following news release:

A University of Wisconsin-Madison startup is helping Midwest cities remove pollutants from wastewater through a new process that will benefit local farmers, too.

North West Local Government on Section 139 (1)(b) interventions

Apr 25, 2015 Section 139 (1)(B) Interventions yields positive resultsMahikeng - The Section 139(1)(b) of the Constitution of RSA intervention at both Madibeng local municipality and Ngaka Modiri Molema district municipality, have yielded positive results. MEC...

Sojitz launches desalination facility in Ghana

Apr 25, 2015 Japanese trading house Sojitz Corp. said Friday a desalination facility it jointly set up with a Spanish company and the government of Ghana in the African country began commercial operations in February, with a goal to supply drinking water to ar...

Agriculture, State and Public Lands & Water Resources Committee Issues Interim Committee Notice on May 11-12

Apr 25, 2015 The Wyoming State Legislature issued the following meeting notice from the Agriculture, State and Public Lands & Water Resources Committee committee:Senator Gerald Geis and Representative Robert McKim , Co-chairmen of the Joint Agriculture, St...