WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Defaulters: WASA begins crackdown

Sep 29, 2014

RAWALPINDI, Sept. 29 -- The Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) on Saturday initiated a crackdown against consumers who have not been paying their water and sewerage bills.

Canada: Can The Threat Of Personal Liability Stop Fluoridation?

Sep 29, 2014 The excessively broad risk of personal liability for municipal councillors and staff in the Ontario Safe Drinking Water Act was supposed to improve public health and safety, but could it do the opposite, by frightening individuals into making poor...

DEWA launches 2 new 132/11 kV substations

Sep 29, 2014 DUBAI, 28th 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. The new stations underline DEWA's efforts to enhance the effici...

Washington: Army Corps of Engineers and Stakeholders Restoring the New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary

Sep 29, 2014 The United States Army, The Government of USA has issued the following news release: Significant challenges often require a team effort. Restoring the New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary is one of them.A group of professionals from the Army Corps ...

Water crisis 'the result of shocking negligence'

Sep 29, 2014

Philippines: Taguig supports Manila Water's Toka Toka

Sep 29, 2014

The city government of Taguig supports Manila Water's Toka Toka program after the two parties recently held the partnership seal signing.

Access to Potable Water Remains Paramount to FG - Ochekpe

Sep 29, 2014 Minister for Water Resources, Mrs. Reng Serah Ochekpe in Jos reiterated Federal Government's commitment towards providing portable water to all citizens of the country.She also assured that the government had already undertaken interventions at di...

Locals Train in Water Resource Management

Sep 29, 2014

Residents from three districts in north-western parts of the country have been trained on how to repair boreholes that were installed in their communities.

EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Toxic Site in Newfield, New Jersey $5.3 Million to be spent to Address Groundwater Contamination (NJ)

Sep 29, 2014 Release Date: 09/29/2014Contact Information: Elias Rodriguez, (212) 637-3664, rodriguez.elias@epa.gov(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a plan to address soil, sediment and surface water that is contaminated wi...

Kayole Slum Dwellers Pay Water Bills Through Mobile Phones

Sep 29, 2014 Residents queue for water in Soweto slum. The number of people buying water from kiosks have reduced.The project implemented by the Nairobi Water and Sewerage Company and the World Bank's Water and Sewerage Programme has improved the county's reve...