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VA Tech WABAG gets Rs 100 cr sewage treatment order

Nov 24, 2014

India, Nov. 24 -- VA Tech Wabag Ltd said that it has received an order worth Rs 100 crore from Maynilad Water Services, Philippines for construction of 20 MLD Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) at Tunasan.

Beijing closes 6,900 wells to protect underground water

Nov 24, 2014

  BEIJING will gradually shut down 6,900 urban wells in the next five years to protect groundwater and improve drinking water quality.

Association Hayes and Hayes-McGraw v. Town of Manchester Water & Sewer Boards and Mountain View Estates Homeowners Association (2013-277)

Nov 24, 2014 The Vermont Supreme Court issued the following decision:2014 VT 126[Filed 21-Nov-2014]NOTICE: This opinion is subject to motions for reargument under V.R.A.P. 40 as well as formal revision before publication in the Vermont Reports. Readers are req...

Reclaiming land

Nov 23, 2014 The government has announced plans to cultivate four million feddans of land outside the Nile Valley, reports Mona El-FiqiDespite limited water resources, the government revealed this week plans to reclaim one million acres of undeveloped land to ...

Washington: Industrial Water and Wastewater Treatment in India

Nov 23, 2014 The Frost & Sullivan has issued the following news release:Increasing economic activities, infrastructure growth, and declining water quantity and quality are driving the demand for water and wastewater treatment systems in the industrial sec...

Mississippi: Boil Water Advisory: Upper Loop Way

Nov 23, 2014 City of Columbia, The State of Mississippi has issued the following news release:The City of Columbia Water Works advises the water customers of Upper Loop Way located in RichlandCounty, to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full mi...

Toolkit describes holistic source-protection approach

Nov 23, 2014 Water Works Association has issued the following news release:A new toolkit developed jointly by states and the US Environmental Protection Agency aims to enable water quality practitioners to better protect drinking water supplies using regulato...

Washington: EPA to Assist Water Utilities in Bolstering Climate Resilience and Readiness

Nov 23, 2014 US Environmental Protection Agency, The Government of USA has issued the following news release:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing up to $600,000 in training and technical assistance to help water utilities in more than 20 comm...

Utilities using EPA climate-risk asessment tool

Nov 23, 2014

Water Works Association has issued the following news release:

More than 20 US water and wastewater systems are conducting climate-related risk assessments using a tool developed by the US Environmental Protection Agency.

International Water Summit to address resource sustainability and water security in Arid Regions

Nov 23, 2014 ABU DHABI, 22th November, 2014 (WAM) -- Middle East and North African governments are expected to spend an estimated US$300 billion on water and desalination projects by 2022, underscoring the importance of January 2015’s International Water...