WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Global action needed to ensure water security

Apr 19, 2015 ABU DHABI, 18th April 2015 (WAM) - A United Arab Emirates newspaper has highlighted the importance of water security following a caution by the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation that continuing overconsumption and the impact of climate change w...

AG KOSTER SUES MEAT-PROCESSING FACILITY FOR POLLUTING STREAM WITH ANIMAL WASTE

Apr 18, 2015 The following information was released by the Missouri Attorney General:Attorney General Chris Koster announced today he has filed a lawsuit in Cape Girardeau County Circuit Court against Fruitland American Meat, LLC, a Jackson meat-processing pla...

Singapore/South Korea: Singapore, South Korean firms cooperate in water solutions

Apr 18, 2015 Singapore's national water agency PUB and leading Republic of Korea (RoK) water firm Korea Water Resources Corporation (K-water) on April 14 signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on knowledge sharing and developing solutions an...

SA Water says prices 'should drop' after a reduction in staff numbers

Apr 18, 2015 South Australia's water utility says a drop in operating costs should be passed onto consumers by the middle of next year.SA Water chairman Lew Owens said water and sewerage prices were too high and consumers were struggling with the cost of living.

EPA Seeking Comments on Rulemaking Process for Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act

Apr 18, 2015 The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials issued the following news release:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking comments for rulemaking purposes to implement the Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act, whi...

Rs 26 cr for tiding over water crisis: ZP Chairman

Apr 18, 2015

Kakinada, April 17 -- East Godavari Zilla Parishad Chairman Namana Rambabu today said works were taken up at a cost of Rs 26 crore to tide over drinking water crisis during the current summer.

DEWA to present its Transformer Oil Test Laboratory's services at WETEX 2015

Apr 18, 2015 DUBAI, 17th April 2015 (WAM) --- Dubai Electricity and Water Authority ( DEWA ) has confirmed its Transformer Oil Test Laboratory is operating with high-tech certified technologies to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of maintenance, which ...

Chemical Associated with Long-term Cancer Risk Found in New Brighton Water

Apr 18, 2015 The Minnesota Department of Health issued the following news release:The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has found elevated levels of a chemical called 1, 4-Dioxane in the City of New Brighton's drinking water system. The issue does not prese...

New research suggests ageing pipes are leaking lead into water supply in north-east Tasmania

Apr 18, 2015 A new report on water supplies in Tasmania's north-east suggests ageing pipes could be the major source of lead contamination.Researchers from Macquarie University in Sydney conducted water testing in the communities of Pioneer and Ringarooma and ...

Public Notice on Reclaimed Water Use in Cooling Towers at CHC Residential Complex

Apr 18, 2015 The University of Massachusetts-Amherst issued the following news release:The Central Heating Plant (CHP) currently uses the effluent from the Amherst Waste Water Treatment Plant (reclaimed water) as boiler make-up water to produce steam for the c...