WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

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 ...

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.

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).

Sri Rama Sagar Stage-II Project

May 2, 2015 Ministry of Water Resources, The Government of India has issued following news release:Sri Rama Sagar Stage-II Major Irrigation Project, which benefits Warangal, Khammam and Nalgonda districts in Telangana, was started in 1995 but has not yet bee...

Rep. Curbelo on the Inclusion of Everglades and Keys Funding in FY16 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill

May 2, 2015 Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla. (26th CD), issued the following news release:Today, the House passed H.R. 2028, the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016. Rep. Curbelo (FL-26) issued the following statement in supp...

Water treatment plant being set up in Jamalpur

May 2, 2015

The official news Agency of Bangladesh (BSS) has issued following news release:


Ground water treatment plant is being set up to increase pure drinking-water supply in Jamalpur municipality area.