WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Ireland: CER Water Charges Plan Decision 2015

Mar 6, 2015 Commission for Energy Regulation has issued the following news release: The Water Charges Plan was originally approved by the Commission on 30th September 2014. Subsequently, on 28th December 2014, the Water Services Act 2014 was introduced. Th...

Joint committee approves water bill amid privatization claims

Mar 6, 2015 Mexico's lower house of congress is expected to approve in the coming week the general water law, which has been described by civil organizations as a government attempt to privatize the resource and promote the use of water in fracking to extract...

Villages will be supplied piped water: Birender Singh

Mar 6, 2015

Jind (Har), March 6 -- The central government will supply piped water to villages where groundwater is inadequate, Union Minister Birender Singh said today.

Lead Dioxide Coating In Pipes Can Help Reduce Lead Contamination Of Drinking Water

Mar 6, 2015 The Royal Australian Chemical Institute Incorporated has issued the following news release:Lead can leach into drinking water through the corrosion of indoor plumbing fixtures and old outdoor service lines containing the toxic element. A better u...

Life off the grid with the Davies family at the Maes Yr Onn eco-farm

Mar 6, 2015 Caerphilly County Borough Council, UK Government has issued the following news release:It is almost two years since Arthur, Sue and Bronwen Davies decided to embark upon a journey to sell their terraced property and create a self-built farmhouse,...

Contractor Redline angry with Coliban Water over Harcourt irrigation project problems

Mar 6, 2015

The contractor building a big irrigation upgrade south of Bendigo has criticised Coliban Water's handling of a dispute over the project's design.

Wisconsin: Municipal Water Connection

Mar 6, 2015 Village of Bayside, The state of Wisconsin has issued the following news release:Municipal Water ConnectionConnecting to Municipal Water2015 Project Participants Payment Options- *IMPORTANT DEADLINE OF APRIL 1, 2015* Postcard for selection ...

São Paulo's high-volume water use rises 92-fold in a decade

Mar 6, 2015 São Paulo water utility Sabesp provided 24bn liters of water for 526 high-volume clients in 2014, compared to 266mn liters reserved for eight high-volume clients in 2005.The amount is equivalent to a 92-fold increase in water for high-volum...

Australian-first floating solar farm due to begin construction in SA

Mar 6, 2015 An Australian-first floating solar power plant is expected to be operational in South Australia by early April, with construction about to begin.The plant will float on a wastewater treatment facility in Jamestown in the state's mid north.

Thailand: Water distributed in drought hit area of Suphanburi

Mar 6, 2015

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has distributed clean water to residents in a drought-hit area of Suphanburi province.