WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Minas Gerais puts waterworks concession out to tender

Aug 23, 2014

Pará de Minas city in Brazil's Minas Gerais state called a concession tender to improve potable water supply as well as increase sewage collection and treatment coverage.

Oregon: City water tap at Bite of Bend

Aug 23, 2014 City of Bend, The State of Oregon has issued the following news release: Water TapCome fill your water bottles with Bend’s award-winning drinking water at the City of Bend’s water tap booth at the Bite of Bend festival this weekend, f...

Aqua America Subsidiary Commences Two-Year Operation and Management Agreement with City of Lake Station, Indiana

Aug 23, 2014 Aqua America (WTR), a water utility, has announced that its Indiana subsidiary has begun a two-year operating agreement with the City of Lake Station in Lake County, Indiana, to deliver drinking water to the city's 14,000 inhabitants. Under the a...

Lahontan Water Board Issues Enforcement Order Against South Lake Tahoe Gas Station after Contaminant Found In Drinking Water Well

Aug 23, 2014 The California Environmental Protection Agency's State Water Resources Control Board issued the following news release:Recent sampling of a drinking water well at a motel near the Nevada state line in South Lake Tahoe revealed the presence of the ...

Louisiana: DHH Awards $990,000 to the Village of Estherwood for Water System Improvements

Aug 23, 2014 Department of Health & Hospitals, The state of Louisiana has issued the following news release:This week, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals' Office of Public Health (DHH OPH) awarded a $990,000 loan to the Village of Estherwood...

Washington: Description of landscape features, summary of existing hydrologic data, and identification of data gaps for the Osage Nation, northeastern Oklahoma, 1890-2012

Aug 23, 2014 US Geological Survey, The Government of USA has issued the following news release:The Osage Nation of northeastern Oklahoma, conterminous with Osage County, is characterized by gently rolling uplands and incised stream valleys that have downcut i...

Illinois: Washington Street Water Main Lining Project Set to Begin July 21

Aug 23, 2014 City of Evanston, The State of Illinois has issued the following news release:As part of the City of Evanston’s annual capital improvement program, the 85-year-old water main on Washington Street between Dodge and Dewey Avenues will be reha...

Brazil, World Bank launch water security plan

Aug 23, 2014

Brazil's national water agency (ANA) and the World Bank launched a water security plan for the country.

More than 170 Attendees Gathered at the 2014 ISA WWAC Symposium to Address Automation Challenges in the Water and Wastewater Industries

Aug 22, 2014 The International Society of Automation issued the following news release:The 2014 International Society of Automation (ISA) Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls (WWAC) Symposium drew more than 170 attendees, 30 expert speakers and 27 exhibitor...

WIPO PUBLISHES PATENT OF CAROLLO ENGINEERS AND GRAHAM JOHN GIBSON JUBY FOR "WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEM WITH MICROBIAL FUEL CELL POWER" (AMERICAN INVENTOR)

Aug 22, 2014 GENEVA, Aug. 22 -- Publication No. WO/2014/126651 was published on Aug. 21.Title of the invention: "WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEM WITH MICROBIAL FUEL CELL POWER." Applicants: CAROLLO ENGINEERS INC. (US) and Graham John Gibson Juby (US). Inventors: G...