WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

HOUSE PASSES DAINES' EAST BENCH IRRIGATION DISTRICT BILL

Jul 23, 2014 The following information was released by the office of Montana Rep. Steve Daines:Representative Steve Daines successfully passed legislation through the House today that provides farmers and ranchers in Montanas Eastern Bench Irrigation District ...

Brown water advisory issued for Maui County

Jul 22, 2014 The Department of Health is warning residents and visitors to stay out of the waters contaminated with storm runoff.A Brown water advisory was issued for waters off Maui, Lanai, and Molokai, where brown water conditions, caused by heavy rains, exi...

Water Resources and Infrastructure Program

Jul 22, 2014 The U.S. Agency for International Development issued the following fact sheet:Program OverviewSince 1994 USAID has been one of the largest donors in the infrastructure sector in the West Bank and Gaza. Projects include the construction and rehabil...

OAS among firms vying for Alagoas wastewater concession

Jul 22, 2014 Brazil's OAS Investimentos and the Maceió Saneamento consortium are competing for a 30-year concession tender to build, operate and maintain a sewer system in northeastern Brazil's Alagoas state capital Maceió, a spokesperson for the...

Potable water supply project benefits 53 remote villages; Provincial

Jul 22, 2014 Butuan City At least 53 remote communities in Northern Mindanao benefited from the Grassroots Participatory Budgeting Process (GPBP), which provided them access to potable water. The Region-10 office of the Department of the Interior and Local Gov...

North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Issues Order Granting Franchise and Approving Rates of Old North State Water Company, LLC

Jul 22, 2014 The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order:In the Matter of Application by Old North State Water Company, LLC, 1620 Chalk Road, Wake Forest, North Carolina 27587, for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to Pro...

Fitch Affirms Tallahassee, FL's Consolidated Utility System Revs at 'AA+'; Outlook Stable

Jul 22, 2014 Fitch Ratings affirms the 'AA+' rating on Tallahassee, FL's (the city) approximately $330 million in outstanding consolidated utility system revenue bonds.The Rating Outlook is Stable.SECURITYThe bonds are secured by a senior lien pledge of the ne...

Australia: OneSteel Trading Owns Trademark for 'ONE'

Jul 22, 2014 Australia, July 22 -- OneSteel Trading Pty. Ltd., Australia, owns the trademark (1406007) for 'ONE' from Jan. 28, 2011, through Jan. 28, 2021.Status: Registered/Protected Classes: 2 [Surface coatings including paints, rust proofing paint and lacqu...

Israel agriculture firms explore investment opportunities here; Investment

Jul 22, 2014 Israels major agricultural firms are coming in November this year to explore investment opportunities in dairy, irrigation, water management, and other manufacturing ventures even as Jewish defense and security companies are currently here in the ...

North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Issues Order Approving Tariff Revision of Avalon Apartments DE, LLC

Jul 22, 2014 The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order:In the Matter of Notification by Avalon Apartments DE, LLC, 5826 Samat Drive, High Point, North Carolina 27265, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and Sewer Utility S...