WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Water purifier made from foil chip packets and glass tube might save lives in PNG

Sep 16, 2014 Adelaide engineering students have developed a simple water treatment system using foil chip packets and glass tubing, hoping they can save lives in the developing world.Globally, polluted water is blamed for an estimated 1.5 million deaths annual...

UK Contract Awards: Northumbrian Water Wins 389,048 GBP Multiple Awardees Contract for Stack Emission Monitoring Services

Sep 16, 2014 STIRLING, United Kingdom, Sept. 13 -- Northumbrian Water Ltd., Horsley, won a 389,048 GBP (excluding VAT) multiple awardees contract award from Scottish Environment Protection Agency to provide stack emission monitoring services (Contract Award No...

AD Regulation and Supervision Bureau urges residents and businesses to heed conservation campaign

Sep 16, 2014 ABU DHABI, 16th September, 2014 (WAM) -- Abu Dhabi’s Regulation and Supervision Bureau, (The Bureau), has reiterated its appeal for residents and businesses to join hands to conserve water and electricity, in the face of growing demands on t...

Governor Quinn Announces Clean Water Investments in Stickney and Burbank

Sep 16, 2014 The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:Governor Pat Quinn today announced investments to make significant clean water related improvements in Stickney and Burbank. The projects, totaling $134 million, will h...

Kyrgyzstan has world's lowest drinking water tariffs – official

Sep 16, 2014 Kyrgyzstan has world's lowest drinking water tariffs, Water Supply and Treatment Department Director Askarbek Toktoshev said at a seminar in Naryn, reports Turmush.The current tariff is 12-55 som for one cubic meter of a drinking water, he said.&#...

Washington: Small-scale desalination powered by renewables ideal for India

Sep 16, 2014 The Institution of Engineering and Technology has issued the following news release:Small-scale desalination plants running on renewables could make the salty groundwater underlying 60 per cent of India palatable, according to a new study.Groundw...

Meeting of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council

Sep 16, 2014 SUMMARY: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing a meeting of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council (Council), as authorized under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). The meeting is scheduled for November 6 and 7, 2014....

California: AB-1527 Public water systems: Safe Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.

Sep 16, 2014 Office of the Senate, The State of California has issued the following news release:AB 1527, as amended, Perea. Public water systems: drinking water. Safe Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.Existing law, the Safe Drinking Water State Revolving F...

Water Community Marks Hispanic Heritage Month

Sep 16, 2014 The American Water Works Association issued the following news release:The American Water Works Association and the water community kicked off a celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month today. Throughout the month, AWWA and its members will pay trib...

Large economic contribution expected by Tulsa Water & Sewer

Sep 16, 2014

TULSA – The Water Research Foundation is estimating that the city of Tulsa’s Water & Sewer Department will have an estimated economic impact of $4.4 billion over the next decade.