WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

New research suggests ageing pipes are leaking lead into water supply in north-east Tasmania

Apr 18, 2015 A new report on water supplies in Tasmania's north-east suggests ageing pipes could be the major source of lead contamination.Researchers from Macquarie University in Sydney conducted water testing in the communities of Pioneer and Ringarooma and ...

Abengoa Inaugurates the First Desalination Plant in West Africa at Accra, Ghana

Apr 18, 2015 WASHINGTON, April 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM) (Nasdaq:ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has inaugurated today Accra Se...

Lt. Gov. Luallen Ceremonially Presents $577,700 Grant for Water, Sewer Project in Adairville

Apr 18, 2015 Lt. Gov. Crit Luallen, D-Ky., issued the following news release:Lieutenant Governor Crit Luallen joined federal, state and local officials Wednesday to ceremonially present a $577,700 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to the city of Adairvi...

AG KOSTER SUES MEAT-PROCESSING FACILITY FOR POLLUTING STREAM WITH ANIMAL WASTE

Apr 18, 2015 The following information was released by the Missouri Attorney General:Attorney General Chris Koster announced today he has filed a lawsuit in Cape Girardeau County Circuit Court against Fruitland American Meat, LLC, a Jackson meat-processing pla...

SA Water says prices 'should drop' after a reduction in staff numbers

Apr 18, 2015 South Australia's water utility says a drop in operating costs should be passed onto consumers by the middle of next year.SA Water chairman Lew Owens said water and sewerage prices were too high and consumers were struggling with the cost of living.

Rs 26 cr for tiding over water crisis: ZP Chairman

Apr 18, 2015

Kakinada, April 17 -- East Godavari Zilla Parishad Chairman Namana Rambabu today said works were taken up at a cost of Rs 26 crore to tide over drinking water crisis during the current summer.

DEWA to present its Transformer Oil Test Laboratory's services at WETEX 2015

Apr 18, 2015 DUBAI, 17th April 2015 (WAM) --- Dubai Electricity and Water Authority ( DEWA ) has confirmed its Transformer Oil Test Laboratory is operating with high-tech certified technologies to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of maintenance, which ...

Green technology can improve water quality

Apr 17, 2015 Wastewater (http://www.projectsmonitor.com/daily-wire/india-renews-efforts-in-water-and-wastewater-sectors/) treatment provides usable water for domestic, agricultural and industrial purposes, helps to conserve and enhance water in quality and qua...

WASHINGTON:In Lake City, Pedestrian Safety and Stormwater Solutions go hand-in-hand

Apr 17, 2015 City of Seattle has issued the following news release:Polluted stormwater is a big problem. Much of the pollution in Puget Sound comes from runoff that starts in our neighborhoods. Rain gardens and other green stormwater infrastructure help slow ...

Water Environment Research Article Investigates Effectiveness of Man-Made Wetland Systems in Filtering Contaminants from Urban Runoff

Apr 17, 2015 The Water Environment Federation issued the following news release:The open access article for the April 2015 issue of Water Environment Research (WER) investigates the effectiveness of a man-made wetland system, that consisted of linked basins, t...