WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

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

Oct 25, 2014 World Bank has 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 deliver...

Mikulski, Cardin, Delaney Announce Rural Development Funding for Improvement and Expansion of Water Infrastructure in Allegany County

Oct 25, 2014 The office of Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, D-Md., issued the following news release:U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin, together with U.S. Congressman John Delaney (all D-Md.), today announced that the Allegany Board of Commissioners ha...

THREE MISSOURI CITIES TO RECEIVE FUNDS FOR WASTEWATER SYSTEM PLANNING

Oct 25, 2014 JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Oct. 22 -- 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...

Integrated water resource management is must in Barind area

Oct 25, 2014 The official news Agency of Bangladesh (BSS) has issued following news release:Speakers at a project launching workshop unanimously called for an integrated water resource management in the vast Barind tract for protecting its existing farming sy...

EPA seeks comment on decision to regulate strontium

Oct 25, 2014 Water Works Association has issued the following news release:The US Environmental Protection Agency seeks comment by December 19 on its preliminary determination to regulate strontium and not to regulate four other contaminants on the third Cont...

Michigan: Communities awarded $91 million for sewer planning

Oct 25, 2014 Department of Environmental Quality, The State of Michigan has issued the following news release:The DEQ today announced 115 applicants selected to receive grant awards totaling $91 million from the Stormwater, Asset Management, and Wastewater pr...

Menendez, Booker announce $120,000 for Water Systems in Maurice River, Downe and Woodbine

Oct 25, 2014 The office of Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., issued the following news release:U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker (both D-NJ) announced $120,000 in federal funding to build and rehabilitate water and wastewater systems in Maurice River, ...

Schumer, Gillibrand, Owens Announce $325,000 in USDA Funding for The Village of Castorland

Oct 25, 2014 The office of Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., issued the following news release:U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and Representative Bill Owens today announced $325,000 in federal funding for the Village of Castorland in Lew...

DEP Fines Wilkinsburg-Penn Joint Water Authority for Failure to Maintain Minimum Disinfection of Drinking Water

Oct 25, 2014 The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection issued the following news release:The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has imposed one of the largest civil penalties in the last 20 years for violations of Safe Drinking Water re...

Nebraska Agriculture Water Management Network honored for innovation

Oct 25, 2014 The University of Nebraska-Lincoln issued the following news release:The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture has honored the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Nebraska Agriculture Water Management Network wit...