WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Barrasso Offers Amendment to Budget Resolution to Protect Water and Property Rights

Mar 26, 2015 Office of the Senator John Barrasso, U.S Government has issued the following news release:Today, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), spoke on the Senate floor about his amendment to Senate Budget Resolution, S. Con. Res. 11, that limits the Envi...

War pushing water shortages to breaking point in the Middle East, says ICRC report

Mar 26, 2015 International Committee of the Red Cross has issued the following news release:With heavy fighting continuing to tear apart Syria and Iraq, and many communities still recovering from conflicts in Lebanon, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Terri...

Mexico's Tecate city to expand sewerage, water services

Mar 26, 2015

Water utility Cespte has called for technical and financial bids for a contract to build a sanitary sewerage system and potable water infrastructure in the Mexican city of Tecate.

FLORIDA:Temporary Change in Drinking Water Disinfectant

Mar 26, 2015 Ormond Beach has issued the following news release:The City of Ormond Beach will temporarily modify the disinfectant used for the City's drinking water.The City of Ormond Beach Utilities Division will temporarily modify the disinfectant used for ...

Ohio: Court rules that Burton Township manufactured home park owners must pay for EPA violations

Mar 26, 2015 The Supreme Court of Ohio has issued the following news release:The owners of a Burton Township manufactured home park must pay $212,000 to the state for violating the Safe Drinking Water Act, the 11th District Court of Appeals ruled this week.

Pennon Group announces retirement of chairman

Mar 26, 2015 He will be succeeded by Sir John Parker who, with effect from 1 April 2015, will initially join the Board as an independent Non-executive Director and as Deputy Chairman. Sir John is currently the chairman of Anglo American Plc, deputy chairman of...

Washington: Finding the Right Price for Water

Mar 26, 2015 Colorado Alliance for Immigration Reform has issued the following news release: There's a classic economic paradox about the price of water and value, and it comes from Adam Smith: Why do diamonds cost more than water? The comparison is meant to...

Idaho: DEQ seeks comment on draft wastewater reuse permit renewal for Bottle Bay Recreational Water and Sewer District, Bonner County

Mar 26, 2015 Department of Environmental Quality has issued the following news release:The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is seeking public comment on a draft wastewater reuse permit renewal for Bottle Bay Recreational Water and Sewer Distric...

Tennessee: Grant allows ETSU trio to work on water quality in Rwandan village

Mar 26, 2015 East Tennessee State University, The state of Tennessee has issued the following news release:Cooking pasta for dinner. Rehydrating after a long run. Sterilizing a child’s scraped knee. For many, these are basic everyday tasks, the ability ...

Awards Recognize the Important Work of Water System Operators

Mar 26, 2015 St. John's: The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has issued the following news release:Mr. Speaker I rise today to acknowledge the important work of municipal water system operators and to congratulate this year's recipients of the Operator...