WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Council rejects Water Corp bid to drop $200K sludge water disposal fee

Aug 27, 2014

The Water Corporation has failed in a bid to persuade the City of Kalgoorlie Boulder to waive a $200,000 debt for the disposal of sludge water.

CITY OF SPRINGFIELD PREPARES TO SUBMIT LATEST SEWER OVERFLOW CONTROL PLANS TO REGULATORS

Aug 27, 2014 SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Aug. 26 -- The City of Springfield issued the following news release:The Long-Term Overflow Control Plan, (a plan required by state and federal environmental regulators to reduce sewer system overflows) will be submitted in Decem...

EU Environment Funds for Bulgaria Frozen until October At the Earliest.

Aug 26, 2014   Funding under Operational Program Environment will be unfrozen no earlier than October, Bulgaria's caretaker Minister of Environment and Waters Svetlana Zhekova said, Friday.         Current...

Connecticut: Water Pollution Control Authority

Aug 26, 2014 City of Middletown, The State of Connecticut has issued the following press release:Water Pollution Control Authority Start time: 7:00 PM End time: 9:00 PM (2 hours) Location: Water/Sewer Department Occurs: This instance occurs on the first Thurs...

City outlines proposed water, sewer rate hikes

Aug 26, 2014 A proposal set to go before the Topeka City Council would increase water and wastewater volume rates for homes and businesses by 6 percent in 2015, 5 percent in 2016 and 5 percent in 2017.But residential customers who use the least water and produ...

Residents, Civil Rights Attorneys Urge Judge to Restore Detroit Water Services Until Litigation is Resolved

Aug 26, 2014 The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund issued the following news release:In an effort to preserve a moratorium on water shut-offs, a group of Detroit residents and civil rights attorneys filed court documents over the weekend asking a judge ...

Hixson water rates go upfor first time since 1985

Aug 26, 2014 By the numbers* $20.72 - Current average Hixson homeowner water bill** $23.98 - Average Hixson homeowner water bill, effective Nov. 1* $25.61 - Average Hixson homeowner water bill in 2016* $27.24 - Average Hixson homeowner water bill in 2017Source...

Landscaper Workshops Scheduled in Truckee: 'Get Ahead or Get Parched: 6 Ways to Survive the Drought'

Aug 26, 2014 The California Natural Resources Agency's Department of Water Resources issued the following news release:A workshop for professional landscapers has been scheduled in Truckee, California to help them efficiently manage water during the ongoing dr...

Kilamba Town Better Supplied With Drinkable Water

Aug 26, 2014

The inhabitants of Kilamba town, in Luanda Province, will benefit as from this week, of an increase in the supply of drinking water, with the commissioning of its Water Treatment Plant (WTP), with the capacity of producing 40,000 cubic meters.

Fitch Expects to Rate Detroit, MI Water & Sewer Revs

Aug 26, 2014 Fitch Ratings expects to assign the following ratings to the Michigan Finance Authority, MI (the authority) local government loan program revenue bonds issued on behalf of the city of Detroit, MI (the city) for the Detroit Water and Sewerage Depar...