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Hawaii's Waikiki Beach reopened following sewage spill

Aug 28, 2015

World-famous Waikiki Beach reopened Wednesday after water quality tests showed the ocean remains safe for swimmers, two days after a massive sewage spill put the breaks on frolicking in the water.

SANDOVAL ENCOURAGED BY DISTRICT COURT GRANTING NEVADA'S REQUEST FOR INJUNCTION

Aug 28, 2015 The following information was released by the office of the governor of Nevada:Governor Brian Sandoval released the following statement after the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota issued an order granting a preliminary ...

Mumbai civic body announces 20 per cent water cut for residents, 50 pc for commercial establisments

Aug 28, 2015 umbai, Aug. 26 -- The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) today announced 20 per cent cut in supply of drinking water for residential areas and fifty per cent to commercial establishements like swimming pool, five-star hotels, malls, cold dri...

Auburn lifts boil-water order

Aug 28, 2015

AUBURN -- City officials have declared the water safe to drink.

A boil-water order had been in place on some streets since Tuesday, when a tractor-trailer truck jumped a sidewalk, struck a hydrant and broke three water mains.

Summer heat, dying animals: San Tan Valley residents deal with demise of water supply

Aug 28, 2015 Rural San Tan Valley area residents were left in a lurch late last month when a water utility shut off a standpipe they used to fill water tanks and hydrate their families, pets and homes.Johnson Utilities turned off a standpipe at Magma Road and ...

The Dead Sea is dying

Aug 28, 2015 The Dead Sea, occupied West Bank - On the Dead Sea's coast in the occupied West Bank, Israeli settlers, Palestinians and tourists make the downhill trek from the former waterline to its new resting place. The Dead Sea, a unique body of water mark...

CITY UNVIELS RESILIENCE STRATEGY

Aug 28, 2015 NEW ORLEANS, La., Aug. 25 -- The City of New Orleans issued the following news release:Mayor Landrieu, joined by The Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin, 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) external link President Michael Berkowitz, New Orleans...

Environment Department Issues Notice of Public Hearing

Aug 28, 2015 The New Mexico Register issued the following notice of public hearing:NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO 20.7.5 NMAC - WASTEWATER FACILITY CONSTRUCTION LOANS AND 20.7.6 NMAC - WASTEWATER FACILITY CONSTRUCTION LOAN POLICIES...

Heitkamp Statement on ND District Court Blocking Waters of the U.S. Implementation

Aug 28, 2015 The office of Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., issued the following news release:U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp today issued the following statement following the injunction issued by the U.S. District Court of North Dakota to block the Environmental Pro...

Gov. Beshear Presents 2015 Spirit of Kentucky Award to McLean County Regional Water Commission

Aug 28, 2015 Gov. Steve Beshear, D-Ky., issued the following news release:Governor Steve Beshear and Department for Local Government Commissioner Tony Wilder today presented the 2015 Spirit of Kentucky Award to the McLean County Regional Water Commission, a pa...
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