WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

MOST RESULTS FROM DRINKING WELL TESTS SHOW EXCEEDENCES OF STATE GROUNDWATER STANDARDS NEAR COAL ASH PONDS

Apr 24, 2015 RALEIGH, N.C., April 21 -- The North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources issued the following news release:The first results of well testing sent to residents and others near Duke Energy's coal ash ponds show that most of the ...

Antofagasta agrees USD 966m sale of water division to Colombia's EPM

Apr 24, 2015

April 24 (SeeNews) - Chilean copper miner Antofagasta plc (LON:ANTO) announced on Thursday an agreement to sell its water division for CLP 596 billion (USD 966m/EUR 889m) in cash.

Brazil to seek foreign knowhow in water reuse, says minister

Apr 24, 2015

Brazil's federal government will soon be seeking foreign knowhow in the area of water reuse, according to environment minister Izabella Texeira.

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Issues Draft Water Discharge Permit-Ascension Wastewater Treatment, Inc. / Shadows of Ascension Wastewater Treatment Plant AI Number 123864

Apr 24, 2015 The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality issued the following public notice:The LDEQ, Office of Environmental Services, is accepting written comments on a Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (LPDES) permit prepared for Ascens...

Fresh water crisis hits 500 Satkhira households

Apr 24, 2015 Satkhira, Apr 24(UNB) Nearly 500 households of three villages in Shyamnagar upazila of thedistrict are facing actuate fresh water crisis after two canals of the area havebeen leased out to local influential people for fish cultivation.

Transforming GWCL in 100 Days [opinion]

Apr 24, 2015 Water is the elixir of life. It is an essential commodity in high demand. In 2010, the United Nations General Assembly declared that access to potable water is a fundamental human right. In a lot of developing countries, however, access to potable...

Innovating to Improve Wastewater Treatment

Apr 24, 2015 The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency issued the following news release:Three Minnesota communities are coming up with new ways to remove contaminants from wastewater discharges, thanks to grants from the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment th...

PUCO Offers Water Quality Tips to Promote Drinking Water Week May 3-9

Apr 24, 2015 The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio issued the following news release:The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) supports the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and water professionals across North America in recognition of Drinking W...

One-third of Baltimore Residents Can't Afford Ever-increasing Water Rates

Apr 24, 2015 Food & Water Watch issued the following news release:A Food & Water Watch research brief (http://documents.foodandwaterwatch.org/doc/Baltimore_Analysis-2015-04-23-Final.pdf#_ga=1.130655046.850022829.1420505485) released today finds that Ba...

GRANT FUNDS RESEARCH ON USE OF TREATED WASTEWATER ON CROPS

Apr 24, 2015 RIVERSIDE, Calif., April 23 -- The University of California at Riverside issued the following press release:Researchers at the University of California, Riverside and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem have launched a two-year study of the use of ...