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California: Glendale Wins Resource Efficiency Award from the California Municipal Utilities Association

Apr 17, 2015 City of Glendale, The State of California has issued the following news release:Glendale Water and Power (GWP) has won the California Municipal Utilities Association (CMUA) Resource Efficiency Award in the Large Utility Water Program category for...

City objects to proposed water rate increase

Apr 17, 2015 Staff WriterThe average Chattanooga household will pay another $1.12 a month for water if state regulators grant a rate increase request from Tennessee American Water Co.But the city of Chattanooga is objecting to the proposed 5.2 percent increase...

AG Koster Sues Meat-Processing Facility for Polluting Stream with Animal Waste

Apr 17, 2015 The Missouri Attorney General issued the following news:Attorney General Chris Koster announced today he has filed a lawsuit in Cape Girardeau County Circuit Court against Fruitland American Meat, LLC, a Jackson meat-processing plant, for pollutin...

Nevada: Cooperative Extension offers agricultural drought planning workshops

Apr 17, 2015 University of Nevada Cooperative Extension has issued the following news release:Nevada has experienced six multi-year droughts in the past 90 years. This year, some agricultural communities are facing a second consecutive growing season with no ...

California: Governor Brown to Discuss Water Conservation with Business Leaders Today in Sacramento

Apr 17, 2015 Office of the Governor, The State of California has issued the following news release:After convening top agricultural, environmental and urban water agency leaders on drought last week, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will gather officials from the...

More Kenyans Having Piped Water

Apr 17, 2015 Water coverage in the country has significantly improved even as the environment ministry grapples with inadequate funding.According to 2013/2014 annual water sector review, major projects were completed during the year, contributing towards impro...

Alabama Environmental Management Department's Air Program Issues Notice of Application for Underground Injection Control (UIC) Permit and Request for Comments-Cullman County

Apr 17, 2015 Alabama Department of Environmental Management issued the following public notice:Jerome Wood c/o Jerome Wood, 957 County Road 607, Hanceville, AL 35077, UIC Permit Number ALSI9922380 has applied for the reissuance of a permit for a Class 5W20 Inj...

What is the Republican agenda going forward? Waste energy and pollute waters.

Apr 17, 2015 Natural Resources Defense Council has issued the following news release:The House Energy and Water spending bill, which the Appropriations Committee released on April 14, 2015, makes clear the House Republicans' priorities - subsidize dirty energ...

CSG irrigation trial in Gloucester labelled 'a success'

Apr 17, 2015

An experimental trial using water from coal seam gas wells to irrigate crops in the Gloucester Basin is being labelled a success.

Abu Dhabi to launch underground aquifer soon

Apr 17, 2015 ABU DHABI, 16th April, 2015 (WAM)- - The fresh water underground aquifer near Liwa Oasis in the Western Region, designed to ensure water supplies for the capital and all of the Western region in case of emergency, will be launched soon, officials ...