WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Brazil water utility relaunches management system tender

Oct 24, 2014

Brazilian state Pernambuco's water utility Compesa relaunched a tender for management system works under its US$330mn Ipojuca basin environmental sanitation program.

Ireland: Water Treatment Equipment Project Manager

Oct 24, 2014 Northern Ireland Environment Link has issued the following news release:Water Treatment Equipment Project ManagerRecruiterW5 RecruitmentPosted13 October 2014Closes13 November 2014RefVAC-23435LocationOxfordshireSectorConstruction, Engineering, Env...

USDA Invests $7.49 Million in Miss. Choctaw & Rural Scott Co. Water, Wastewater Systems

Oct 24, 2014 The office of Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., issued the following news release:Water and wastewater infrastructure systems serving the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians and rural areas of Scott County are in line to receive almost $7.5 million in i...

Mexico govt prioritizing tourism infra repairs after Odile - utility

Oct 24, 2014

The Mexican government has prioritized the reconstruction of tourism infrastructure in Baja California state following Hurricane Odile, according to Los Cabos municipality's water utility.

Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for the Dental Category

Oct 24, 2014 Office of the Federal Register has issued the following notice:ActionProposed Rule.SummaryEPA is proposing technology-based pretreatment standards under the Clean Water Act (CWA) for discharges of pollutants into publicly owned treatment works (P...

Udall, Heinrich Announce Nearly $17 Million to Improve Rural Water Systems in New Mexico

Oct 24, 2014 The office of Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., issued the following news release:Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich announced nearly $17 million in federal funding to improve three rural water systems in New Mexico. The funding comes ...

Governor Corbett Announces $65.6 Million Investment in Water Infrastructure Projects in 16 Counties

Oct 24, 2014 The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority issued the following news release:Governor Tom Corbett today announced the investment of $65.6 million in 19 non-point source, drinking water and wastewater projects across 16 counties through t...

USDA Announces Funding to Improve Rural Water Systems Nationwide and Upgrade Water Infrastructure in Rural Alaska Villages

Oct 24, 2014 Release No. 0236.14Contact:Anne Mayberry (202) 690-1756USDA Announces Funding to Improve Rural Water Systems Nationwide and Upgrade Water Infrastructure in Rural Alaska VillagesMore than $352 million will deliver clean, reliable water to rural res...

Sewage backs up at plant

Oct 24, 2014 FULL TEXTMore than 100 workers and a dozen private contractors are scrambling to repair the critical Sand Island Wastewater Treatment Plant that was flooded by Hurricane Ana, which left behind 20 million gallons of untreated sludge that overwhelme...

Sens. Collins, King Announce more than $6 Million in Federal Funding to Improve Rural Water Systems in Maine

Oct 24, 2014 The office of Sen. Angus S. King Jr., I-Maine, issued the following news release:U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today announced more than $6 million in federal grant and loan funding from the United States Department of Agriculture (US...