WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Auburn boil-water order continues into Thursday for some streets

Aug 27, 2015

AUBURN -- City officials late Wednesday afternoon partially lifted a downtown boil-water order put in place after a tractor- trailer jumped the sidewalk, struck a hydrant and broke three water mains.

Changes to Gulf water resource plan could leave small irrigators without a drop

Aug 27, 2015 More than 700,000 megalitres of additional water will be released for irrigation development, by the Queensland Government, from the Flinders and Gilbert River systems.However, it remains unclear whether the increased water allocation, on top of a...

EPA ISSUES NOTICE ABOUT INFORMATION COLLECTION REQUEST SUBMITTED TO OMB FOR REVIEW AND APPROVAL

Aug 27, 2015 WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 -- Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a notice called: Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring in Public Water Systems (UCMR 3) ...

Clemson Joins County Partnership to Protect Water Quality

Aug 27, 2015 The Clemson University's Cooperative Extension issued the following news release:Clemson University has joined Anderson & Pickens Counties Stormwater Partners, a regional collaborative invested in the protection of South Carolina's valuable wa...

Purifying contaminated water with crab shells

Aug 27, 2015 Selangor, Malaysia, Aug 27, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Scientists in Malaysia have found that crab shells are effective in removing copper and cadmium from contaminated waters.Copper and cadmium exist naturally in the environment, but human activitie...

UNECE at World Water Week 2015

Aug 27, 2015 The United Nations Economic and Social Council's Economic Commission for Europe issued the following news release:Every summer, Stockholm becomes the world's water capital during World Water Week, which is being celebrated from 23 to 28 August thi...

Governor Christie Signs Legislation Providing $1.94 Billion for Critical Drinking Water and Infrastructure Resiliency Projects Across New Jersey

Aug 27, 2015 Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., issued the following news release:Furthering his commitment to the environment and modernizing critical New Jersey infrastructure, Governor Chris Christie signed legislation authorizing up to $1.94 billion in state fin...

TCEQ Schedules Water Quality/Stormwater Annual Seminar

Aug 27, 2015 The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality issued the following news release:The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is currently accepting registrations for its Water Quality/Stormwater Annual Seminar, Sept. 22-23, DoubleTree Hotel, 6505...

Saudi- Jeddah water project phase II to be over by mid 2016

Aug 26, 2015

JEDDAH: Jeddah's water shortage woes will be considerably over by the middle of next year as the second phase of the project with a capacity of one million cubic meters (MCM) is nearing completion.

MWSD selects Itron's smart water solution

Aug 26, 2015 Provider of water to nearly 100,000 customers, MWSD will use the solution to more effectively and efficiently manage the delivery and use of water through automation, leak detection and analytics. Itron's smart water solution enables MWSD to take ...
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