WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

PSC Approves Financing for Water System Merger in Hardin County

Oct 24, 2014 The Kentucky Public Service Commission issued the following news release:The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved a financing plan that will enable Hardin County Water District #2 to complete its purchase of the Elizabethtown muni...

Tennessee: KUB Closes Lanes on S. Northshore Dr., Sutherland Ave., Union Ave., Clinch Ave., and State St.

Oct 24, 2014 City of Knoxville, The state of Tennessee has issued the following news release:KUB will reduce South Northshore Drive to one alternating lane of traffic between Duncan Road and Coachman Lane from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 18, as work ...

Fitch Affirms Moulton Niguel Water District, CA's Rev COPs at 'AAA'; Outlook Stable

Oct 24, 2014 20 October 2014 - Fitch Ratings has affirmed its 'AAA' rating on the following obligations issued by the Moulton Niguel Water District, CA (MNWD):-Approximately $80.1 million revenue certificates of participation (COPs).The Rating Outlook is Stable.

Wozniak: Millions Headed to Region for Water and Sewer System Upgrades

Oct 24, 2014 The Pennsylvania State Senate Democrats issued the following news release on the behalf of Pennsylvania State Sen. John Wozniak:State Sen. John Wozniak (D-Cambria) said today that the region will soon receive tens of millions of dollars in low int...

Australia: South East Water Owns Trademark for 'ONEBOX'

Oct 24, 2014

Australia, Oct. 24 -- South East Water Corp., Victoria, owns the trademark (1608124) for 'ONEBOX' from Feb. 26, 2014, through Feb. 26, 2024.

GE General Counsel Glynn D. Key Named to Advisory Board of the Wharton School's Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership

Oct 24, 2014 General Electric issued the following news release:GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that Glynn D. Key was named to the advisory board of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania's Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership (IGEL).As g...

Tennessee: State and Local Agencies Announce Nashville Urban Runoff 5K, Water Quality Festival

Oct 24, 2014 The state of Tennessee has issued the following news release:The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry, Nashville’s Metro Water Services and the Tennessee ...

Sabesp expands water discount program further

Oct 24, 2014

Brazil's São Paulo state water utility Sabesp was given the nod to further expand a discount program that rewards customers who reduce their water usage.

LCV Statement on the Delivery of Over 700,000 Comments Supporting Clean Water Rule

Oct 24, 2014 The League of Conservation Voters issued the following news release:The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Senior Vice President for Government Affairs Tiernan Sittenfeld released this statement on today's delivery of over 700,000 comments suppor...

Washington: Water Shutoffs Robbing Detroit Residents of 'Dignified' Life: UN Investigators

Oct 24, 2014 Common Dreams has issued the following news release: Detroit's "unprecedented" shutoff of water utilities to city homes condemns residents to "lives without dignity," violates human rights on a large scale, and disproportionately impacts African-...