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Brazil, World Bank launch water security plan

Aug 23, 2014

Brazil's national water agency (ANA) and the World Bank launched a water security plan for the country.

Minas Gerais puts waterworks concession out to tender

Aug 23, 2014

Pará de Minas city in Brazil's Minas Gerais state called a concession tender to improve potable water supply as well as increase sewage collection and treatment coverage.

Aqua America Subsidiary Commences Two-Year Operation and Management Agreement with City of Lake Station, Indiana

Aug 23, 2014 Aqua America (WTR), a water utility, has announced that its Indiana subsidiary has begun a two-year operating agreement with the City of Lake Station in Lake County, Indiana, to deliver drinking water to the city's 14,000 inhabitants. Under the a...

Lahontan Water Board Issues Enforcement Order Against South Lake Tahoe Gas Station after Contaminant Found In Drinking Water Well

Aug 23, 2014 The California Environmental Protection Agency's State Water Resources Control Board issued the following news release:Recent sampling of a drinking water well at a motel near the Nevada state line in South Lake Tahoe revealed the presence of the ...

PSC Approves Tidewater Utilities Rate Settlement

Aug 22, 2014 ISELIN, N.J., Aug. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Middlesex Water Company (Nasdaq:MSEX), a provider of water, wastewater and related services, has announced that the Delaware Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved a $0.8 million increase in th...

Kigali's Quest for Sewerage System

Aug 22, 2014 The city of Kigali's plans to construct a central sewerage system was one that met the approval of the majority. It would be the best thing to do to contain flooding in the city that is often a menace during heavy rains.However, despite the loomin...

Brown to Visit EPA Research Facility That Tested Toledo Water Quality

Aug 22, 2014 Office of the Senator Sherrod Brown, U.S Government has issued the following news release:In Cincinnati today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) will visit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plant responsible for water quality testing followi...

Service Station Operators Summoned

Aug 22, 2014

Government has summoned four major service station operators and a transport company for failing to put measures in place to reduce the amount of pollutants they are releasing into drinking water sources.

Scotland's Drinking Water Quality has Never Been Better

Aug 22, 2014

The Scottish government issued the following news:

Regulator's report shows that Scottish Water's compliance with the standards for drinking water in 2013 continued to improve.

A Cleaner Bay in Sight as Work Begins on the Owen Sound Wastewater Treatment Plant

Aug 22, 2014 Office of the MP Cathy McLeod, Canadian Government has issued the following news release:Representatives gathered today to mark the start of construction at the Wastewater Treatment Plant in Owen Sound, work that includes both upgrading the facil...