WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATORS' INCONSISTENT RESPONSE TO PLASTIC POLLUTION

Aug 31, 2014 The following information was released by Clean Water Action:Yesterday, the California Legislature failed by one vote to enact AB 1699 (Bloom) a ban on the use of plastic microbeads in personal care products. Meanwhile, SB 270 (Padilla) passed mak...

Gov't eyes small-scale hydropower generation from public water supply

Aug 30, 2014

TOKYO, Aug. 29 - The government has begun investigating the generation of hydroelectric power from the public water supply using newly developed small-scale generators, environment ministry officials said Friday.

Water-use violators could face fines in East Valley Water District

Aug 30, 2014 HIGHLAND>> The East Valley Water District has implemented outdoor watering restrictions in its 27.7-mile service area, following orders from the state to reduce water use during the drought.The district's board approved the restrictions earl...

Making Oil and Gas Play by the Same Rules

Aug 30, 2014 The Clean Water Action issued the following news release:Yesterday the Legislature passed SB 1281 (Pavley), which requires disclosure and reporting of water use by oil and gas drilling companies. The bill also requires the reporting and disclosure...

Storage Status of 85 Important Reservoirs of the Country as on August 28, 2014

Aug 30, 2014 Ministry of Water Resources, The Government of India has issued following news release:The Water Storage available in 85 important reservoirs of the country as on August 28, 2014 was 102.741 BCM which is 66% of total storage capacity of these res...

West Virginia: Freedom Industries Eyes Voluntary Cleanup Program

Aug 30, 2014 The Public Broadcasting, The State of West Virginia has issued the following news release:Freedom Industries is considering trying to enter a state program to help ease cleanup at the site where a chemical spill polluted the Charleston area's wat...

Vermont Supreme Court Issues Decision Regarding Musto Wastewater System and Water Supply Permit WW-1-1949, in re Musto Wastewater System and Water Supply Permit Revocation (2013-366 & 2013-367)

Aug 30, 2014 The Vermont Supreme Court issued the following decision:NOTICE: This opinion is subject to motions for reargument under V.R.A.P. 40 as well as formal revision before publication in the Vermont Reports. Readers are requested to notify the Reporter ...

Water Resources & Infrastructure Associate / Sr. Associate

Aug 30, 2014 National Defense Industrial Association has issued the following news release:Job SummaryCompany Tetra TechLocation Burlington, VT 05401Industries Government and MilitaryJob Type Full Time EmployeeCareer Level Experienced (Non-M...

1,000-foot Slide the City water slide will come to Los Angeles -- and all water will be saved

Aug 30, 2014

Plans for a one-day giant version of Slip 'n Slide in downtown Los Angeles cleared a significant hurdle on Friday, with the area's councilman signing off on the plan.

Mississippi: Gov. Bryant Issues Delta Sustainable Water Resources Task Force Executive Order

Aug 30, 2014 Department of Environmental Quality, The State of Mississippi has issued the following news release:Gov. Phil Bryant issued an executive order this week establishing the Governor’s Delta Sustainable Water Resources Task Force. Under the dir...