WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

LOOK AHEAD: COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES HEARING SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 2

Jan 31, 2015 The following information was released by the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce:The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of February 2. The committee will conduct oversi...

FAIR & EVENTS: Effluent Treatment for Textiles- Dow to organize best practices seminar at Tirupur

Jan 31, 2015 * 'Water and Business Quality' as key theme* Trends in hygiene fabrics also in focus at the seminarDow Water and Process Solutions is organizing a seminar for the textile industry on wastewater treatment on 6th February, 2015 from 5:00 pm to 10:00...

Texas Water Development Board Approves $2,875,000 in Financial Assistance to the Greater Texoma Utility Authority on Behalf of the City of Van Alstyne (Grayson and Colin counties) for a Water Supply Project

Jan 30, 2015 The Texas Water Development Board issued the following news release:The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $2,875,000 from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to the Greater ...

Feller assigns AA rating to Esval bonds

Jan 30, 2015

Chilean credit rating agency Feller Rate has assigned an 'AA' rating with a stable outlook to bonds issued by central Chilean water utility Esval to restructure debt and finance investments, Feller announced.

Maui County cited again for misuse of injection well

Jan 30, 2015 FULL TEXTFor the second time in less than a year, a federal judge has ruled that the use of injection wells at Maui County's sewage treatment plant in Lahaina violates the federal Clean Water Act, a finding that could lead to a large penalty.

Texas Water Development Board Approves $447,000 in Financial Assistance to the Silver Creek Village Water Supply Corporation (Burnet County) for Water System Improvements

Jan 30, 2015 The Texas Water Development Board issued the following news release:The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution loan forgiveness in the amount of $447,000 from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to the Silver Creek V...

California: City of Ventura Calls for 10% Voluntary Water Reduction

Jan 30, 2015 City of Ventura, The state of California has issued the following news release: In response to historic dry conditions, Ventura Water (City of Ventura) joins many communities across California by requesting customers to begin voluntarily reducing...

DEP Presents 2014 Plant Excellence Awards to Central Florida Water Facility Operators

Jan 30, 2015 The Florida Department of Environmental Protection issued the following news release:The Florida Department of Environmental Protection today presented the 2014 Plant Operations Excellence Awards to three central Florida drinking water and domesti...

Texas Water Development Board Approves $942,000 in Financial Assistance to Val Verde County for a Water Distribution System

Jan 30, 2015 The Texas Water Development Board issued the following news release:The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution a $942,000 grant from the Economically Distressed Areas Program to Val Verde County. The assistance will fina...

Notice of Lodging of Stipulation of Settlement and Judgment Under the Clean Water Act

Jan 30, 2015 Office of the Federal Register, Government of USA has issued the following news release:On January 14, 2015, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Stipulation of Settlement and Judgment (the “Stipulation of Settlement”) with the...