WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

American Water receives two new research contracts from WRF

Jul 27, 2015 Both projects aim to help develop multi-year research agendas that will guide future WRF programs. The first project, titled "Defining Attributes and Demonstrating Benefits of Intelligent Distribution Systems," will examine technologies to develop...

Tokomaru Water Treatment Plant upgrade wins national award for Horowhenua District Council

Jul 27, 2015 Horowhenua District Council has issued the following news release:Horowhenua District Council's Tokomaru Water Treatment Plant upgrade has been awarded Infrastructure Project of the Year at the Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) Excellence Awards.

Aqua America announces two new executive appointments

Jul 27, 2015 Fox will replace Franklin whose appointment to CEO was effective July 1. As COO, Fox will be responsible for Aqua America's regulated operations ($756 million in revenues), including engineering and environmental compliance. "During his 14-year te...

CTEG Announces Positive Profit Alert for 2015 Interim Results

Jul 27, 2015 HONG KONG, July 27, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - CT Environmental Group Limited ("CTEG" or the "Company", together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"; stock code: 1363), a provider of one-stop centralised and customised wastewater treatment, industrial...

Chemical Combo Captures And Destroys Micropollutants In Water

Jul 27, 2015 The Royal Australian Chemical Institute Incorporated has issued the following news release:Pharmaceuticals and many compounds used in consumer products often slip through wastewater treatment plants at low concentrations—nanograms to microg...

Rio Grande do Sul mulls selling stakes in water, power utilities

Jul 27, 2015

The Rio Grande do Sul state government and local workers unions in Brazil are debating whether or not to sell shares in state water utility Corsan and electricity company CEEE to the public.

Minister of Water and Electricity signs SR 703 million projects

Jul 27, 2015 Riyadh, Shawwal 11, 1436, July 27, 2015, SPA -- The Minister of Water and Electricity Engineer Abdullah bin Abdulrahman Al-Hussayyin has signed 45 contracts for the implementation of projects in the fields of water and sanitation at a total cost ...

Uruguay plans to sink US$550mn into water & sanitation through 2019

Jul 27, 2015 Uruguay will invest US$550mn in water and sanitation works through 2019, according to a presidential release.In what is described as "record investment", President Tabaré Vázquez (pictured), serving his second non-consecutive term in...

COMMISSIONER MILLER ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $100,000 IN DROUGHT RELIEF FUNDS FOR REAL COUNTY (7/23/2015)

Jul 26, 2015 The following information was released by the Texas Department of Agriculture:Reservoirs across Texas may be filling up, but the scars of the historic multiyear drought are still present across the state. Through the Disaster Relief Fund (DRF), th...

Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka to Harness Wasted Rainwater for Crops, Power

Jul 26, 2015 Sri Lanka plans to store and use a billion cubic meters of rainwater per year, which would otherwise drain into the sea, in an ambitious effort to boost irrigation and power production.The new water management system is being built in the country'...
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