WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATORS' INCONSISTENT RESPONSE TO PLASTIC POLLUTION

Aug 31, 2014 The following information was released by Clean Water Action:Yesterday, the California Legislature failed by one vote to enact AB 1699 (Bloom) a ban on the use of plastic microbeads in personal care products. Meanwhile, SB 270 (Padilla) passed mak...

Water Service Contracts Available for 60-Day Public Review

Aug 30, 2014 The U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation issued the following news release:The Bureau of Reclamation and six Central Valley Project contractors intend to execute two-year interim renewal contracts effective March 1, 2015. The ex...

Sen. Brown Announces Additional Emergency Federal Funding to Reduce Runoff and Improve Water Quality in Western Lake Erie Basin

Aug 30, 2014 The office of Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, has issued the following news release:U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced $1 million in new federal emergency funds to reduce runoff in the Western Lake Erie Basin. Today's announcement is in addition...

Watershed Geosynthetics Assists Berkeley County, Sc Landfill with Its Patented Closureturf™ System.

Aug 30, 2014   Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014       Berkeley County Water and Sanitation recently announced the completion of a 10-acre long-term cover system at its landfill site in Moncks Corner, South Car...

DEQ Awards Drinking Water Planning Grant to the Santa Water and Sewer District, Benewah County

Aug 30, 2014 The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality issued the following news release:The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) today announced the award of a drinking water planning grant in the amount of $20,000 to the Santa Water and Sewer ...

DEWA receives students from ?Smart Summer 2014' camp

Aug 30, 2014 Dubai, 29th Aug. 2014 (WAM): Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) received, at its Sustainable Building in Al Quoz, students from ?Smart Summer 2014,' a summer camp organised by Dubai Educational Zone. The students visited DEWA to learn ab...

Singapore: Singapore sees opportunities in industrial water solutions market

Aug 30, 2014

Rapid industrialization, tightening water discharge regulations and environmental awareness are driving the growth of the market for industrial water solutions, an inter-department agency of Singapore said on Thursday.

Settlement with Omaha Tribe of Nebraska Creates Sustainable Path Forward for Tribal Utility Operations to Protect Residents and Environment

Aug 30, 2014 The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska, a federally recognized Native American tribe located in northeastern Nebraska, and the Tribe's Utilities Commission have reached a settlement with t...

Gov't eyes small-scale hydropower generation from public water supply

Aug 30, 2014

TOKYO, Aug. 29 - The government has begun investigating the generation of hydroelectric power from the public water supply using newly developed small-scale generators, environment ministry officials said Friday.

Water-use violators could face fines in East Valley Water District

Aug 30, 2014 HIGHLAND>> The East Valley Water District has implemented outdoor watering restrictions in its 27.7-mile service area, following orders from the state to reduce water use during the drought.The district's board approved the restrictions earl...