WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Issues Draft Water Discharge Permit-Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, L.L.C., Compressor Station 40 AI Number 3144

Oct 24, 2014 The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality issued the following public notice:The LDEQ, Office of Environmental Services, is accepting written comments on a draft Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (LPDES) permit prepared for ...

Tennessee: KUB Closes Lanes on S. Northshore Dr., Sutherland Ave., Union Ave., Clinch Ave., and State St.

Oct 24, 2014 City of Knoxville, The state of Tennessee has issued the following news release:KUB will reduce South Northshore Drive to one alternating lane of traffic between Duncan Road and Coachman Lane from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 18, as work ...

MURKOWSKI: "ONE STEP CLOSER TO THE LAST HONEYBUCKET"

Oct 24, 2014 The following information was released by Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski:Senator Lisa Murkowski today welcomed the announcement from United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack that Alaskas rural community infrastructure needs will receive m...

ADEQ Awards Oak Creek Watershed Council $120,040 Grant to Reduce Pollution in Oak Creek

Oct 24, 2014 The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality issued the following news release:Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a $120,040 grant has been awarded to the Oak Creek Watershed Council to assist in controll...

Begich Welcomes USDA Announcement for Rural Water Infrastructure Investment

Oct 24, 2014 The office of Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, issued the following news release:U.S. Senator Mark Begich welcomes today's announcement from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that Alaska's rural communities will receive more than $12 million in...

Tennessee: State and Local Agencies Announce Nashville Urban Runoff 5K, Water Quality Festival

Oct 24, 2014 The state of Tennessee has issued the following news release:The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry, Nashville’s Metro Water Services and the Tennessee ...

27 COMMUNITIES EARN LOCAL INFRASTRUCTURE LOANS

Oct 24, 2014 LANSING, Mich., Oct. 23 -- The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality issued the following news release:The DEQ today announced more than $125 million in loans to local communities to fund wastewater and drinking water projects needed to imp...

OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE TO SERVE ON COUNTY GOVERNMENT BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

Oct 24, 2014 The following information was released by Loudoun County (Virginia):The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors encourages residents to become actively involved in their county government. There are currently opportunities for people to serve on many ...

Heitkamp Announces Significant Federal Funding to Improve Water Systems in Rural North Dakota

Oct 24, 2014 The office of Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., issued the following news release:U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp, Chairwoman of the Senate Agriculture Committee Subcommittee on Jobs, Rural Economic Growth and Energy Innovation, today announced nearly $2.1...

Washington: Water Shutoffs Robbing Detroit Residents of 'Dignified' Life: UN Investigators

Oct 24, 2014 Common Dreams has issued the following news release: Detroit's "unprecedented" shutoff of water utilities to city homes condemns residents to "lives without dignity," violates human rights on a large scale, and disproportionately impacts African-...