WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

MURKOWSKI: "ONE STEP CLOSER TO THE LAST HONEYBUCKET"

Oct 24, 2014 The following information was released by Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski:Senator Lisa Murkowski today welcomed the announcement from United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack that Alaskas rural community infrastructure needs will receive m...

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Issues Draft Water Discharge Permit-Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, L.L.C., Compressor Station 40 AI Number 3144

Oct 24, 2014 The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality issued the following public notice:The LDEQ, Office of Environmental Services, is accepting written comments on a draft Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (LPDES) permit prepared for ...

ADEQ Awards Oak Creek Watershed Council $120,040 Grant to Reduce Pollution in Oak Creek

Oct 24, 2014 The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality issued the following news release:Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a $120,040 grant has been awarded to the Oak Creek Watershed Council to assist in controll...

Begich Welcomes USDA Announcement for Rural Water Infrastructure Investment

Oct 24, 2014 The office of Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, issued the following news release:U.S. Senator Mark Begich welcomes today's announcement from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that Alaska's rural communities will receive more than $12 million in...

27 COMMUNITIES EARN LOCAL INFRASTRUCTURE LOANS

Oct 24, 2014 LANSING, Mich., Oct. 23 -- The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality issued the following news release:The DEQ today announced more than $125 million in loans to local communities to fund wastewater and drinking water projects needed to imp...

Washington: Water Shutoffs Robbing Detroit Residents of 'Dignified' Life: UN Investigators

Oct 24, 2014 Common Dreams has issued the following news release: Detroit's "unprecedented" shutoff of water utilities to city homes condemns residents to "lives without dignity," violates human rights on a large scale, and disproportionately impacts African-...

OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE TO SERVE ON COUNTY GOVERNMENT BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

Oct 24, 2014 The following information was released by Loudoun County (Virginia):The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors encourages residents to become actively involved in their county government. There are currently opportunities for people to serve on many ...

Heitkamp Announces Significant Federal Funding to Improve Water Systems in Rural North Dakota

Oct 24, 2014 The office of Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., issued the following news release:U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp, Chairwoman of the Senate Agriculture Committee Subcommittee on Jobs, Rural Economic Growth and Energy Innovation, today announced nearly $2.1...

OUR MOTIVATION: LIVING TOXIC FREE

Oct 24, 2014 The following information was released by Greenpeace:All creatures should be safe from hazardous toxic chemicals whether its from a hazardous chemical facility, toxic waste dumped in water sources or toxic pesticides threatening the survival of be...

Premier Supra Mahumapelo launches R300m water treatment project

Oct 24, 2014 Premier of Bokone Bophirima Province Mr Supra Mahumapelo says government remains steadfast in its commitment to provide the more than 40 000 households in the City of Mahikeng and surrounding villages with clean water on daily basis. Mahumapelo s...