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Icon Water, previously ACTEW, to remain in public hands, ACT Chief Minister says

May 4, 2015

ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr has indicated the territory's water utility will stay in public hands as it today changed its name to Icon Water.

Results in: bore supply for Broken Hill beyond spring 2016

May 4, 2015 Water authorities say they're confident they've secured two years drinking supply for the city of Broken Hill.Total storage in the Menindee Lakes has dropped to 4 per cent capacity and the city's surface water supply is set to run out in autumn 2016.

Mount Gambier switches to bore water today during Blue Lake infrastructure upgrade

May 4, 2015 Mount Gambier's water supply will be switched to bore water from today as work begins on a $2.5 million infrastructure upgrade.SA Water said customers may notice a slight difference in taste and colour while the work was underway, however the wate...

Finalists Announced for Next Week's African Utility Week Industry Awards in Cape Town

May 4, 2015 Cape Town, South Africa, May 04, 2015 --(PR.com)-- The City of Cape Town, Rand Water, the V&A Waterfront, the outgoing CEO of NERSA Phindile Baleni and several exciting power projects on the continent are just some of the finalists that have ...

UK Contract Awards: Emerson Crane Hire Wins Contract for Crane Hiring Services

May 3, 2015

READING, United Kingdom, May 2 -- Emerson Crane Hire Ltd., London, won a contract award from Thames Water Utilities Ltd. to provide crane hiring services. No contract amount was specified (Contract Award Notice No.: 2015/S 085-153803).

Water Resources Ministry and UNICEF sign joint work agreement to provide drinking water for citizens

May 3, 2015

Damascus, SANA- Ministry of Water Resources and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) signed Sunday a joint work agreement to carry out vital projects in water and sanitation sectors to provide drinking water for citizens in all areas.

Makkah needs better water network: Expert

May 3, 2015

It is imperative to maintain clean water resources and use the best method and state-of-the-art technology to treat sewage water in view of rapidly rising population and lack of water resources in Makkah.

Storage Status of 91 Important Reservoirs of the Country as on April 30, 2015

May 2, 2015 Ministry of Water Resources, The Government of India has issued following news release:The Water Storage available in 91 important reservoirs of the country as on April 30, 2015 was 48.622 BCM which is 31% of total storage capacity of these reser...

Wastewater Infrastructure Networks Conference

May 2, 2015 Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors has issued the following news release:Wastewater Infrastructure Networks ConferenceWater companies are being required to do more with less in AMP6 which is driving the industry’s appetite...

Winnipeg city hall says review finds water safe after boil-water advisory; Report released into Winnipeg water scare

May 2, 2015

WINNIPEG - Officials with Winnipeg city hall say an external review has confirmed there was no contamination of the city's drinking water in January.