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State Water Board Approves School Stormwater Program

Aug 20, 2014 The California Environmental Protection Agency's State Water Resources Control Board issued the following news release:In response to the Governor's Emergency Drought Proclamation, the State Water Resources Control Board today approved guidelines ...

UK PATENT OFFICE GRANTS PATENT OF TAKADU LTD, TITLED AS "System and method for monitoring resources in a water utility network"

Aug 20, 2014

UK Patent Office has granted patent of TAKADU LTD, titled as "System and method for monitoring resources in a water utility network" the Publication No. GB2507184 which was published on August 20 by UK Patent Office.

Thailand: Water plan needs focus, experts say

Aug 20, 2014

Experts have warned the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) to carefully handle water management plans, fearing they could be disorganised, redundant and lacking a clear direction, the Bangkok Post reports.

'Nigeria Can Achieve 100 Percent Access to Safe Drinking Water By 2025'

Aug 20, 2014 It is possible for every Nigerian to have access to safe drinking water by the year 2025, an expert has said.Water Engineer Mohammed Ibrahim made the submission while presenting a Keynote address at the parallel panel, Northeast zone, of the Presi...

Fourth Reading: Paying for Oklahoma City's water plans

Aug 20, 2014 About two weeks from now, Oklahoma City residents will have the opportunity to tell city officials just what they think about a proposed increase in utility bills.The City Council wants to increase residents’ water bills by about 17 percent....

The National Drinking Water Advisory Council: Request for Nominations

Aug 20, 2014 SUMMARY: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) invites nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for a three-year appointment to the National Drinking Water Advisory Council (NDWAC or Council). The 15-member Council was establi...

Honduras launches potable waterworks tender

Aug 20, 2014 Honduran water authority Sanaa is seeking a contractor to carry out potable water infrastructure works for Olancho department.The winning bidder will be required to draw up plans for an expansion of the Juticalpa water pipeline's pumping and stora...

Water Supply Company to Improve Service in Luanda

Aug 20, 2014 The Luanda Public Water Supply Company (EPAL) will improve water supply service in Luanda by 2016, with the conclusion of rehabilitation works of distribution centres of Maianga, Marçal and Cazenga, said on Tuesday, the minister of Energy a...

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Issues Draft Water Discharge Permit / 30-Day Extension of Comment Period- American Water Operations and Maintenance, Inc. North Fort Polk Wastewater Treatment Plant AI Number 162509

Aug 20, 2014 The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality issued the following public notice:The LDEQ, Office of Environmental Services, is accepting written comments on a draft Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (LPDES) permit prepared for ...

City to hold meetings to share details of potential utility rate hikes

Aug 20, 2014

Officials with Topeka's city government plan at two public meetings next week to share information about proposed increases in the rates the city charges for water and wastewater, or "sanitary sewer," service.