WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Uruguay gets financing for water and sanitation works

Jul 24, 2014 Uruguay will upgrade and expand water and sanitation network coverage in Ciudad de la Costa in Canelones department, as part of a US$75mn project financed by development bank IDB and China Co-financing Fund for Latin America and the Caribbean (CHC).

Sabesp seen to extract 'dead volume' water from Alto Tietê reservoir

Jul 24, 2014 São Paulo water utility Sabesp has developed plans to extract deeply settled water, known as 'dead volume' water, from its Alto Tietê water reserve system to boost supply for the metropolitan region of state capital São Paulo.

City of Fresno to Initiate Stage 2 Water Restrictions

Jul 23, 2014

The city of Fresno issued the following news release:

Today, the City of Fresno announces that it will elevate its Water Shortage Contingency Plan to a Stage 2 level, effective August 1, 2014.

Asia Pacific Wastewater Treatment And Management Industry Outlook To 2018: MarketResearchReports.Biz; Industry overview

Jul 23, 2014   Albany, NY (PRWEB) July 22, 2014             The industry research publication titled 'Asia Pacific Wastewater Treatment and Management Industry Outlook to 2018 &#821...

North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Issues Order Approving Tariff Revision and Requiring Refund for Watercrest Estates

Jul 23, 2014 The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order:In the Matter of Appli~ation by Watercrest Estates, Post Office Box 68, Barium Springs, North Carolina 28010 for Authority to Amend Its Tariff to Increase Rates for Providing Water...

Drinking Water Supply Reestablished in Huambo

Jul 23, 2014 The supply of drinking water to the consumers of wards of Académico, Cacilhas, Capango, Sassonde, Santo António and Calomanda, as well as in the high part of Huambo city, was reestablished this morning eight days after being interrup...

House Passes Daines' East Bench Irrigation District Bill

Jul 23, 2014 Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont. (At-Large), issued the following news release:Representative Steve Daines successfully passed legislation through the House today that provides farmers and ranchers in Montana's Eastern Bench Irrigation District (EBID) w...

WASA field staff's Eid holidays cancelled

Jul 23, 2014 RAWALPINDI, July 24 -- The Water and Sanitation (WASA), Rawalpindi field staffs' holidays have been cancelled on the eve of Eid. The field staff has been deployed on the duties to meet any emergency situation. As per duty roster issued by WASA Man...

Conyers: Water Shutoff Moratorium is an Important First Step in Safeguarding Detroiters' Right to Access Water

Jul 23, 2014 Rep. John Conyers Jr., D-Mich. (13th CD), issued the following news release:Today, Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13) issued the following statement regarding the decision by the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department to suspend its water shutof...

United States: EPA promulgates final standards for cooling water intake structures

Jul 23, 2014 IntroductionOn May 19, 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a long-delayed final rulemaking regulating cooling water intake structures at existing facilities under Section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act (CWA). For more than two ...