WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Project to clean Lake Auburn drinking water intake wraps up

Dec 18, 2014 AUBURN -- Cleaning the Twin Cities' water supply intake pipe is a pretty straightforward job, according to water officials."It's the planning that takes all the effort," said John Storer, superintendent of the Auburn Water District.Workers began c...

Hawaii: Freedom Industries Officials Indicted in January Chemical Spill

Dec 18, 2014 Department of Justice, The State of Hawaii has issued the following news release:U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin today announced that Freedom Industries Inc. (Freedom) and six former Freedom officials have been charged with various federal crimes rel...

Nicaragua to Improve Water and Sanitation Services with Help from Spain's Government, the EU and the IDB

Dec 18, 2014 The Inter-American Development Bank issued the following news release:Nicaragua (http://www.iadb.org/en/countries/nicaragua/nicaragua-and-the-idb,1045.html) will improve health conditions of more than 11,000 Bilwi City (Puerto Cabezas) households ...

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Issues Revised Draft Water Discharge Permit-Lafayette Consolidated Government/Sediment Ponds at 323 Malapart Road AI Number 86478

Dec 18, 2014 The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality issued the following public notice:The LDEQ, Office of Environmental Services, is accepting written comments on a revised draft Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (LPDES) permit prepa...

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

Dec 18, 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...

Amid Ongoing Global Water Shortages, Desalitech Responds With Water Efficiency Guarantee

Dec 18, 2014 BOSTON, Dec. 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Desalitech, a provider of high efficiency water treatment, is helping businesses, farmers and municipalities squeeze more out of diminishing water supplies while reducing liquid waste production ? and they...

Letters from State Invite Residents Near Duke Energy Coal Ash Impoundments to Have Water Tested

Dec 18, 2014 The North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources issued the following news release:The N.C. Division of Water Resources is inviting residents with water supply wells near Duke Energy's coal-fired electricity generating facilities...

North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Issues Order Canceling Certificate of Authority of Tradition at Stonewater I, LP

Dec 18, 2014 The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order:In the Matter of Tradition at Stonewater I, LP, 12000 Wisdom Drive, Cary, North Carolina 27519 - Cancellation of Authority for Charging for Water and Sewer Utility Service in The T...

International Water Summit to explore innovative energy-efficient desalination methods

Dec 18, 2014

ABU DHABI, 17th December, 2014 (WAM) -- Next month's International Water Summit, IWS, will offer the latest insights on groundbreaking desalination projects that are shaping the water industry and addressing water security in the MENA region.

Alabama Department of Environmental Management Notice of Application for Underground Injection Control (UIC) Permit and Request for Comments-Madison County

Dec 18, 2014 Alabama Department of Environmental Management issued the following public notice:Harvest Monrovia Water Authority c/o Roger Raby, 9131 Wall-Triana Hwy, Harvest, AL 35749, UIC Permit Number ALSI9945735 has applied for the reissuance of a permit fo...