WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Redlands City Council asks for updated landscaping requirements due to drought

Oct 24, 2014 REDLANDS >> City staff has been directed by the City Council to update the city's landscaping requirements for residences due to the statewide drought.Redlands Code Enforcement has received about 20 complaints a week regarding visible landsc...

City Enters Stage 2 Water Warning

Oct 24, 2014 The city of Abilene issued the following news release:Starting immediately, the City of Abilene will move to Stage 2 - Water Warning in the Water Conservation Plan. Outdoor watering for City of Abilene water customers is limited to one day every t...

Fitch Affirms Moulton Niguel Water District, CA's Rev COPs at 'AAA'; Outlook Stable

Oct 24, 2014 20 October 2014 - Fitch Ratings has affirmed its 'AAA' rating on the following obligations issued by the Moulton Niguel Water District, CA (MNWD):-Approximately $80.1 million revenue certificates of participation (COPs).The Rating Outlook is Stable.

Tennessee: KUB Closes Lanes on S. Northshore Dr., Sutherland Ave., Union Ave., Clinch Ave., and State St.

Oct 24, 2014 City of Knoxville, The state of Tennessee has issued the following news release:KUB will reduce South Northshore Drive to one alternating lane of traffic between Duncan Road and Coachman Lane from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 18, as work ...

PSC Approves Financing for Water System Merger in Hardin County

Oct 24, 2014 The Kentucky Public Service Commission issued the following news release:The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved a financing plan that will enable Hardin County Water District #2 to complete its purchase of the Elizabethtown muni...

Wozniak: Millions Headed to Region for Water and Sewer System Upgrades

Oct 24, 2014 The Pennsylvania State Senate Democrats issued the following news release on the behalf of Pennsylvania State Sen. John Wozniak:State Sen. John Wozniak (D-Cambria) said today that the region will soon receive tens of millions of dollars in low int...

Illinois: Washington Street Water Main Lining Project Set to Begin October 21

Oct 24, 2014 City of Evanston, The State of Illinois has issued the following news release:As part of the City of Evanston’s annual capital improvement program, the 85-year-old water main on Washington Street between Dodge and Dewey Avenues will be reha...

Australia: South East Water Owns Trademark for 'ONEBOX'

Oct 24, 2014

Australia, Oct. 24 -- South East Water Corp., Victoria, owns the trademark (1608124) for 'ONEBOX' from Feb. 26, 2014, through Feb. 26, 2024.

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-...

Sabesp expands water discount program further

Oct 24, 2014

Brazil's São Paulo state water utility Sabesp was given the nod to further expand a discount program that rewards customers who reduce their water usage.