WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Bahia utility Embasa cuts water loss 30%

Aug 22, 2014

Bahia state water utility Embasa in Brazil cut its water loss rate by around 30% from 2010-2013, the company's president, Abelardo de Oliveira Filho, told BNamericas.

A CLEANER BAY IN SIGHT AS WORK BEGINS ON THE OWEN SOUND WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT

Aug 22, 2014 The following information was released by the Government of Canada:Representatives gathered today to mark the start of construction at the Wastewater Treatment Plant in Owen Sound, work that includes both upgrading the facility from a primary leve...

Washington: The Toledo Water Crisis Won’t Be the Last

Aug 21, 2014 Food & Water Watch has issued the following news release:The recent water crisis in Toledo, Ohio is not an isolated incident, and it won’t be the last. As the annual and increasingly severe algae blooms hit Lake Erie this year, levels o...

Megalitres of desalinated water to be delivered to Gloucester each day through CSG project

Aug 21, 2014

Coal seam gas company AGL says it will provide up to two megalitres a day of desalinated water to Gloucester residents, through its new desalination project.

Six Organizations to Establish or Expand Watershed Activities Using Key Funding Assistance from Reclamation

Aug 21, 2014 WASHINGTON - Bureau of Reclamation Acting Commissioner Lowell Pimley announced that $496,337 in WaterSMART Cooperative Watershed Management Program funding will be made available for six groups to establish or expand a watershed group. Those group...

Cardin, Mikulski, Announce $4.7 Million in Rural Development Funding For Water and Waste Disposal Projects in Western Maryland

Aug 21, 2014 Office of the Senator Ben Cardin, U.S Government has issued the following news release:U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski (both D-Md.) today announced $762,000 in federal grants and $3,954,000 in loans through the USDA Rural Develop...

Mexico; Conagua, Baja California reaffirm water infra commitment

Aug 21, 2014

Mexico's water authority Conagua and the government of Baja California reaffirmed their commitment to working together on water infrastructure projects in the state.

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Issues Draft Water Discharge Permit - Town of Vivian/Vivian Wastewater Treatment Facility AI Number 43825

Aug 21, 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 ...

Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Safe Drinking Water Act

Aug 21, 2014 Office of the Federal Register has issued the following notice:On August 15, 2014, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Third Supplement to the Consent Decree (“Third Supplement”) with the United States District Court for the E...

North Carolina: Wastewater Report Available For Citizens To Review

Aug 21, 2014 The City of Claremont, The State of North Carolina issue the following news release:The yearlyreport gives customers an opportunity to review detailed information on the performance of the City’s collection system and treatment facilities. ...