WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

DEWA launches 2 new 132/11 kV substations

Sep 21, 2014

DUBAI, 20th September, 2014 (WAM) -- Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has launched two 132/11kV substations in the second quarter of 2014, which are now fully operational.

Reclamation Releases Draft Environmental Documents for Inclusion of Planned Development into Contra Costa Water District Service Area

Sep 20, 2014 The U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation issued the following news release:The Bureau of Reclamation has released for public review draft environmental documents for inclusion of a proposed 140-acre, mixed-use development into t...

Governor Brown Streamlines Relief Efforts for Families with Drinking Water Shortages Due to Drought

Sep 20, 2014 The California Governor's Office of Emergency Services issued the following news:Just days after signing historic legislation requiring sustainable groundwater management for the first time in California, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued an exe...

Strategies and Resources for Managing Phosphorus, Protecting Groundwater Highlighted at Ohio's Farm Science Review.

Sep 20, 2014   Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 19, 2014       Water quality and strategies for managing phosphorus in farm fields are hot topics, especially in light of recent drinking water issues in Toledo, Ohio. A ...

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. to Acquire Water Utilities in California and Montana

Sep 20, 2014 OAKVILLE, ON, Sept. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. ("APUC") (TSX: AQN) today announced that Liberty Utilities, APUC's regulated utility business, has entered into an agreement with Western Water Holdings, a wholly-owne...

U.S. House Casts 220th Anti-Environmental Vote

Sep 20, 2014 Environment America issued the following news release:Yesterday afternoon, the U.S. House approved two packages of environmental rollbacks, H.R. 2 and H.R. 4. Added to last week's vote to block clean water safeguards, the move marks the 220th vote...

Commissioner Frazier Echoes Thornton Formula Concerns and Raises Issue of Government Unions

Sep 20, 2014 Carroll County issued the following news release:Commissioner Robin Bartlett Frazier and the Board of Carroll County Commissioners enjoyed a Legislative Briefing and Luncheon on Thursday with the Carroll County Delegation to Annapolis. Numerous is...

North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Issues Order Approving Tariff Revision of Notification by Falls River Apartments, LLC

Sep 20, 2014 The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order:In the Matter of Notification by Falls River Apartments, LLC, 300 North Greene Street, Suite 1000, Greensboro, North Carolina 27401, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Wate...

Algonquin Power and Utilities makes U.S. water utility acquisition; Algonquin Power makes U.S. acquisition

Sep 20, 2014

OAKVILLE, Ont. - Algonquin Power and Utilities Corp. (TSX:AQN) said Friday it has signed a deal to buy regulated water distribution utility Park Water Co. for US$327 million, including the assumption of US$77 million in debt.

North Carolina: Council Agrees To Halt Stormwater Quality Cost Share Program

Sep 20, 2014 The State of North Carolina has issued the following news release:In the wake of the historic drought that affected the region in 2008-09, the City of Raleigh approved several policy initiatives aimed at maximizing water resources. On Sept. 16, c...