WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

LCV Statement on the Delivery of Over 700,000 Comments Supporting Clean Water Rule

Oct 24, 2014 The League of Conservation Voters issued the following news release:The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Senior Vice President for Government Affairs Tiernan Sittenfeld released this statement on today's delivery of over 700,000 comments suppor...

Illinois: Washington Street Water Main Lining Project Set to Begin October 21

Oct 24, 2014 City of Evanston, The State of Illinois has issued the following news release:As part of the City of Evanston’s annual capital improvement program, the 85-year-old water main on Washington Street between Dodge and Dewey Avenues will be reha...

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, ...

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 ...

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.

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...

MURKOWSKI: "ONE STEP CLOSER TO THE LAST HONEYBUCKET"

Oct 24, 2014 The following information was released by Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski:Senator Lisa Murkowski today welcomed the announcement from United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack that Alaskas rural community infrastructure needs will receive m...

Washington: United Nations Officials Visit Detroit to Investigate Violations Human Right to Safe Drinking Water

Oct 24, 2014 Food & Water Watch has issued the following news release: Officials from the United Nations (UN) will arrive in Detroit this weekend for a three-day fact-finding mission that was spurred by the denial of water and sanitation services to thou...

ADEQ Awards Oak Creek Watershed Council $120,040 Grant to Reduce Pollution in Oak Creek

Oct 24, 2014 The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality issued the following news release:Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today that a $120,040 grant has been awarded to the Oak Creek Watershed Council to assist in controll...

27 COMMUNITIES EARN LOCAL INFRASTRUCTURE LOANS

Oct 24, 2014 The following information was released by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ):The DEQ today announced more than $125 million in loans to local communities to fund wastewater and drinking water projects needed to improve water qu...