WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

U.S. EPA Awards $252,000 to Arizona Graduate Students Through Research Fellowships

Oct 23, 2014 The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced over $252,000 in fellowship grants to three students at Arizona universities conducting research and studying in environ...

Governor Corbett Announces $65.6 Million Investment in Water Infrastructure Projects in 16 Counties

Oct 23, 2014 Gov. Tom Corbett, R-Pa., issued the following news release:Governor Tom Corbett today announced the investment of $65.6 million in 19 non-point source, drinking water and wastewater projects across 16 counties through the Pennsylvania Infrastructu...

Irrigation minister condemns setting fire of TDP office

Oct 23, 2014 Vijayawada, Oct. 21 -- Irrigation and Water Resources Management minister D Umamaheshwara Rao condemned the setting on fire of Telugu Desam party office by Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) activists in Nalgonda town in Telangana state, protest agai...

Waterline replacement to start in Jay

Oct 23, 2014

JAY -- Construction to install a new water line and associated parts on Smith Avenue and a section of Route 4 and Route 140, is expected to begin Friday, Mike Wells, superintendent of the Jay Village Water District, said.

Middlesex Water Company Increases Its Common Stock Dividend for the 42nd Consecutive Year

Oct 23, 2014 ISELIN, N.J., Oct. 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Middlesex Water Company (Nasdaq:MSEX) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend payable on December 1, 2014 for shareholders of record as of November 14, 2014. Th...

Boil-Water Advisory Ends for Key Peninsula Community in Pierce County

Oct 22, 2014 The Washington State Department of Health issued the following news release:The boil-water advisory for Lake of the Woods Community Club in the town of Wauna in northwestern Pierce County is over. Lab tests show the water now meets safe drinking w...

TREATMENT PLANT IMPROVEMENTS COMPLETED IN GRESHAM VILLAGE HOLDS OPEN HOUSE CELEBRATION

Oct 22, 2014 The following information was released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture:The Village of Gresham marked the completion of renovations and upgrades to the Village's Wastewater Treatment facility with a community celebration and open house event....

North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Issues Order Approving Tariff Revision

Oct 22, 2014 The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order:In the Matter of Notification by GF Property Funding Corp., 7315 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 350W, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and Sewer ...

California water agencies lose millions of gallons underground

Oct 22, 2014 As 20 million gallons of drinking water rushed down Sunset Boulevard and flooded the UCLA campus this summer, drought- conscious residents threw up their hands.How are three-minute showers going to make a difference, they asked, when they city's p...

Boil-Water Advisory Issued for Mt. Baker Water Association in Whatcom Co.

Oct 22, 2014

The Washington State Department of Health issued the following news release:

A boil-water advisory is in effect for the Mount Baker Water Association in Whatcom County after routine water-quality tests detected E. coli bacteria.