WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

FEMA rejects Walker's request for aid again

Sep 18, 2014 Local officials are considering water-rate increases following the federal government’s final rejection of Gov. Scott Walker’s request for $11.3 million to repair winter-related damage inflicted on public property in eight Wisconsin co...

Mott MacDonald acquires JN Bentley

Sep 18, 2014

Mott MacDonald has acquired £120m-turnover water infrastructure specialist Bentley Holdings.

The move was described as a "natural progression" from the 15-year-strong Mott MacDonald Bentley joint venture.

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

Sep 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...

Virginia American Water introduces monthly bills for water service in Alexandria

Sep 18, 2014 Virginia American Water's commercial customers are not affected by the change and will continue to be billed monthly. In conjunction with Virginia American Water's transition to monthly billing, the wastewater utility serving the City, Alexandria ...

SOUTH BASE LANDMARK TORN-DOWN, REPLACED

Sep 18, 2014 EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Sept. 17 -- The U.S. Air Force Edwards Air Force Base issued the following press release:The South Base water tower that once stood as a 160-foot red and white landmark found itself torn down and dried out in the de...

Report: Utahns should pay more for their water

Sep 18, 2014 Utah has to do more than build infrastructure to meet its future water needs, according to a new report.In the "Flowing Toward 2050: Utah's Water Outlook" report released Wednesday at City Creek Park in Salt Lake City, Utah Foundation researchers ...

Information Session; Stakeholder Input on Implementation of the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 2014

Sep 18, 2014 Office of the Federal Register has issued the following notice:ActionNotice.SummaryThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing plans to hold an information and stakeholder input session on September 22, 2014 in New York City, New York...

Keith Laguaite, PE, Joins McKim & Creed's Atlanta Office as Regional Manager

Sep 18, 2014 Atlanta, GA, September 18, 2014 --(PR.com)-- McKim & Creed, Inc., an engineering, geomatics and planning firm with offices throughout the South, announces that F. Keith Laguaite, P.E. has joined the company's Atlanta office as regional manage...

Mississippi: City of Columbia Water Works Boil Water Advisory

Sep 18, 2014 City of Columbia, The State of Mississippi has issued the following news release:The City of Columbia Water Works advises the water customers of Reamer Avenue from Oak Hill to Satchelford located in Richland County, to vigorously boil their water...

Latta Introduces Legislation to Mitigate Harmful Algal Blooms in Great Lakes

Sep 18, 2014 Rep. Robert Latta, R-Ohio (5th CD), issued the following news release:Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) today introduced the Protecting Our Great Lakes Act, legislation to help mitigate harmful algal blooms by prohibiting the discharge of dredged mater...