WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

'Spending water like money'

Apr 20, 2015 Sunday's weather report was music to our ears, that a long waited rain would fall Monday.On Monday, I found the street was wet as if it had rained through the night. I looked up the sky, which was still clear.After a 100-meter drive, I could see a...

Simplicity in water regulation a worthy goal

Apr 20, 2015 University of New South Wales has issued the following news release:The ability of Australia's water authorities to finance their future activities without driving up water bills is forcing an urgent rethink on the need for institutional and regu...

Science and Technology Call Proposals Seeks Employees Expertise Solving Problems

Apr 20, 2015 The Bureau of Reclamation's Research and Development Office is seeking your expertise and experience to address Reclamation?s many challenges associated with managing water and generating power in the West. If you know of a problem our agency face...

At World Water Forum, Deputy Secretary-General Calls for ‘New Global, Practical Vision for Water Management’

Apr 20, 2015 United Nation News Center has issued the following news release:Following are Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks at the opening of the Seventh World Water Forum in Daegu, Republic of Korea, 12 April:Thank you for inviting me to...

Fitch Affirms North Las Vegas, NV LTGOs at 'B'; Outlook Revised to Stable

Apr 20, 2015 Fitch Ratings has affirmed the following North Las Vegas, NV (the city) limited tax general obligations (LTGOs) at 'B':--$129.7 million LTGO bonds (additionally secured by consolidated tax pledged revenues);--$284.7 million LTGO water and wastewat...

Brazil state utility to launch wastewater tenders

Apr 20, 2015

Rio Grande do Sul state water utility Corsan in Brazil will call 257mn reais (US$84.2mn) in tenders this year for wastewater works in 18 municipalities, company president Flávio Ferreira Presser told BNamericas.

A.G. SCHNEIDERMAN CELEBRATES EARTH WEEK AND HIGHLIGHTS ENVIRONMENTAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN 2015

Apr 20, 2015 The following information was released by the office of the New York Attorney General:Kicking off Earth Week, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today showcased a variety of statewide environmental protection initiatives that his office has cha...

State, Federal Agencies and Sacramento River Settlement Contractors Agree on Framework for Water Operations in Fourth Year of Drought

Apr 20, 2015 SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Federal and state agencies along with Sacramento River Settlement Contractors (SRSCs) agreed this week on an integrated framework of actions for Central Valley Project/State Water Project operations for mid-April through Nove...

Egypt nominated to host 9th World Water Forum

Apr 20, 2015 State Information Service, The Government of Egypt has issued the following news release: Egypt, Ethiopia and South Africa have been selected to nominate one country- out of the three - to host the 9th World Water Forum to be held in six years wi...

SO19 9EG, Southern Water Services Limited: Environmental permit application advertisement

Apr 20, 2015 The Environment Agency, UK Government has issued the following news release:he Environment Agency has received an application to vary an environmental permit under the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010 (that does not i...