WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

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...

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 ...

Tecogen Sells Ultra Emission Technology for Renewable Gas Engine in Southern California

Oct 24, 2014

Tecogen Inc. (TGEN) on Thursday announced the sale of its proprietary emissions reduction system to the Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) in Perris, California. Financial terms were not given.

Illinois: Washington Street Water Main Lining Project Set to Begin October 21

Oct 24, 2014 City of Evanston, The State of Illinois has issued the following news release:As part of the City of Evanston’s annual capital improvement program, the 85-year-old water main on Washington Street between Dodge and Dewey Avenues will be reha...

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-...

Mexico water utility launches energy efficiency tender

Oct 24, 2014 A water utility in Mexico's Durango state is seeking a contractor for an energy efficiency project.The winning bidder will be required to improve the electromechanical efficiency of potable water wells in the municipality of Gómez Palacio, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.