WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

New Report: Fracking Companies are Exploiting the Halliburton Loophole to Inject Toxic Chemicals

Oct 24, 2014 The Environmental Integrity Project issued the following news release:Despite a federal ban on the use of diesel fuel in hydraulic fracturing without a permit, several oil and gas companies are exploiting a Safe Drinking Water Act loophole pushed ...

Health service to get Utopia water donations

Oct 24, 2014

Money raised from public donations, to fund a water bore in the Utopia region of the Northern Territory, has been transferred to the local health service.

Growing Mexico City facing hefty water bill

Oct 24, 2014

Mexico City needs to invest up to 8bn pesos (US$592mn) a year in water infrastructure for at least the next decade to help avoid a future supply crisis, local lawmakers were told.

Global Data on Water Utilities Reveals Sector Growth but Bottlenecks in Wastewater Service Delivery

Oct 24, 2014 World Bank issued the following news release:While water utilities around the world are able to provide water services to more people than previous years, the financial crises of 2008 and 2010 hampered utilities' development and delivery of improv...

Three Missouri Cities to Receive Funds for Wastewater System Planning

Oct 24, 2014 The Missouri Department of Natural Resources issued the following news release:The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has awarded funds to three Missouri cities for wastewater system planning through the Small Community Engineering Assistanc...

Romarco's Haile 401 Water Quality Certification becomes effective

Oct 24, 2014 TORONTO, Oct. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - ROMARCO MINERALS INC. (TSX: R) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control ("SCDHEC") has advised that it has not received a written request for review ...

MURKOWSKI: "ONE STEP CLOSER TO THE LAST HONEYBUCKET"

Oct 24, 2014 The following information was released by Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski:Senator Lisa Murkowski today welcomed the announcement from United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack that Alaskas rural community infrastructure needs will receive m...

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Issues Draft Water Discharge Permit-Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, L.L.C., Compressor Station 40 AI Number 3144

Oct 24, 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 ...

ADEQ Awards Oak Creek Watershed Council $120,040 Grant to Reduce Pollution in Oak Creek

Oct 24, 2014 The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality issued the following news release:Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a $120,040 grant has been awarded to the Oak Creek Watershed Council to assist in controll...

Washington: United Nations Officials Visit Detroit to Investigate Violations Human Right to Safe Drinking Water

Oct 24, 2014 Food & Water Watch has issued the following news release: Officials from the United Nations (UN) will arrive in Detroit this weekend for a three-day fact-finding mission that was spurred by the denial of water and sanitation services to thou...