WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Mexico water utility launches energy efficiency tender

Oct 24, 2014 A water utility in Mexico's Durango state is seeking a contractor for an energy efficiency project.The winning bidder will be required to improve the electromechanical efficiency of potable water wells in the municipality of Gómez Palacio, ...

Fall Back. Save Water, Save Money

Oct 24, 2014 The Suwannee River Water Management District issued the following news release:On the first Sunday in November, Daylight Savings Time will end and Standard Time resumes. This is also a signal to change our water conservation strategies throughout ...

New Report: Fracking Companies are Exploiting the Halliburton Loophole to Inject Toxic Chemicals

Oct 24, 2014 The Environmental Integrity Project issued the following news release:Despite a federal ban on the use of diesel fuel in hydraulic fracturing without a permit, several oil and gas companies are exploiting a Safe Drinking Water Act loophole pushed ...

Tennessee: KUB Closes Lanes on S. Northshore Dr., Sutherland Ave., Union Ave., Clinch Ave., and State St.

Oct 24, 2014 City of Knoxville, The state of Tennessee has issued the following news release:KUB will reduce South Northshore Drive to one alternating lane of traffic between Duncan Road and Coachman Lane from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 18, as work ...

Health service to get Utopia water donations

Oct 24, 2014

Money raised from public donations, to fund a water bore in the Utopia region of the Northern Territory, has been transferred to the local health service.

Growing Mexico City facing hefty water bill

Oct 24, 2014

Mexico City needs to invest up to 8bn pesos (US$592mn) a year in water infrastructure for at least the next decade to help avoid a future supply crisis, local lawmakers were told.

Global Data on Water Utilities Reveals Sector Growth but Bottlenecks in Wastewater Service Delivery

Oct 24, 2014 World Bank issued the following news release:While water utilities around the world are able to provide water services to more people than previous years, the financial crises of 2008 and 2010 hampered utilities' development and delivery of improv...

Three Missouri Cities to Receive Funds for Wastewater System Planning

Oct 24, 2014 The Missouri Department of Natural Resources issued the following news release:The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has awarded funds to three Missouri cities for wastewater system planning through the Small Community Engineering Assistanc...

Tennessee: State and Local Agencies Announce Nashville Urban Runoff 5K, Water Quality Festival

Oct 24, 2014 The state of Tennessee has issued the following news release:The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry, Nashville’s Metro Water Services and the Tennessee ...

Romarco's Haile 401 Water Quality Certification becomes effective

Oct 24, 2014 TORONTO, Oct. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - ROMARCO MINERALS INC. (TSX: R) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control ("SCDHEC") has advised that it has not received a written request for review ...