WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Rep. McNerney Introduces Legislation to Help Address California Drought

Mar 31, 2015 Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Calif. (9th), issued the following news release:With California in the midst of its worst drought in a generation, Rep. Jerry McNerney (CA-09) has introduced two water-related bills: one that would help local water agencies ...

UN calls for hydro-diplomacy as world faces growing water shortages

Mar 31, 2015 New York, Mar 31 (IBNS): The international community must gear up for a new era of "hydro-diplomacy" as the threat of water scarcity risks plunging the world into a period of geopolitical tension and stunted development, United Nations Deputy Secr...

Court Approves Destruction of Blounts Creek

Mar 31, 2015 The Southern Environmental Law Center issued the following news release:A state administrative court upheld a state permit that would allow a proposed Martin Marietta mine to destroy a popular fishing creek in eastern North Carolina with wastewate...

REP. MCNERNEY INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO HELP ADDRESS CALIFORNIA DROUGHT

Mar 31, 2015 The following information was released by the office of California Rep. Jerry McNerney:With California in the midst of its worst drought in a generation, Rep. Jerry McNerney (CA-09) has introduced two water-related bills: one that would help local...

Malcom's arrest doesn't end saga for Cascade water customers

Mar 31, 2015 Cascade residents might be relieved by Friday's arrest of Terry Malcom, who allegedly embezzled about $800,000 from the Cascade Metropolitan District, but the town has a long way to go before issues surrounding its water service are solved.Residen...

Washington: Chemicals of emerging concern in water and bottom sediment in the Great Lakes Basin, 2012: collection methods, analytical methods, quality assurance, and study data

Mar 31, 2015 US Geological Survey, The Government of USA has issued the following news release:In synoptic surveys of surface-water quality across the United States, a large group of organic chemicals associated with agricultural, household, and industrial wa...

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Issues Draft Water Discharge Permit-Vacco, Inc. AI Number 20138

Mar 31, 2015 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 ...

Malcom's arrest doesn't end saga for Cascade water customers

Mar 31, 2015 Cascade residents might be relieved by Friday's arrest of Terry Malcom, who allegedly embezzled about $800,000 from the Cascade Metropolitan District, but the town has a long way to go before issues surrounding its water service are solved.Residen...

LAYNE CHRISTENSEN ANNOUNCES NEW CONTRACTS VALUED AT APPROXIMATELY $110 MILLION

Mar 31, 2015 THE WOODLANDS, Texas, March 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Layne Christensen Company (Nasdaq:LAYN) ("Layne" or the "Company") today announced a number of significant new contracts signed within the last 90 days with an aggregate value of approximate...

Ohio: Ohio court ruling may change how EPA issues pollution limits

Mar 31, 2015 The Supreme Court of Ohio has issued the following news release:The court this past week said the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency can't impose pollution limits affecting waterways without first following state rulemaking policies that requir...