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Mount Gambier switches to bore water today during Blue Lake infrastructure upgrade

May 4, 2015 Mount Gambier's water supply will be switched to bore water from today as work begins on a $2.5 million infrastructure upgrade.SA Water said customers may notice a slight difference in taste and colour while the work was underway, however the wate...

Finalists Announced for Next Week's African Utility Week Industry Awards in Cape Town

May 4, 2015 Cape Town, South Africa, May 04, 2015 --(PR.com)-- The City of Cape Town, Rand Water, the V&A Waterfront, the outgoing CEO of NERSA Phindile Baleni and several exciting power projects on the continent are just some of the finalists that have ...

PUB projects seek to save water, energy; Agency inks agreement with French firm on three projects

May 4, 2015 SINGAPORE will work on three projects over the next 21/2 years to find out how to better conserve water and energy, and manage rainfall. National water agency PUB, which will spearhead the projects, yesterday signed an agreement with French waste ...

Topekan surprised by water bill increase

May 4, 2015

A Topeka resident said he was surprised by how much his bill rose under new water rules, but city officials said they haven't seen widespread increases thus far.

Clean and Safe Water Crucial for Kenyans [opinion]

May 4, 2015 Two weeks ago, the curtains fell on the World Water Forum, a crucial forum in Daegu and Gyeongju, South Korea. It was by far the biggest gathering to discuss the essential subject of water. I was glad that the chairperson of the National Assembly ...

California Water Service Group reports net income for Q1

May 4, 2015 Operating revenue for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015 was $121.98 million, compared to $110.51 million for the same quarter ended March 31, 2014. Net operating income for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015 was $7.5 million, compared to ...

Kahramaa discusses district cooling norms with stakeholders

May 4, 2015 Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) organised a meeting of stakeholders in the district cooling sector.Representatives of International District Cooling regulatory framework consultants such as Strategy, FVB Energy and Latha...

Tennant Creek drinking water safer than ever

May 4, 2015 The Northern Territory Australia has issued the following press release:The Country Liberals Government has secured a safe drinking water supply for residents in Tennant Creek, with Power and Water Corporation (PWC) installing a new continuous ch...

Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand grants trade mark "Fill & Go" to Brita GmbH

May 4, 2015 Brita GmbH, has been granted trademark (990485) titled as "Fill & Go" from the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand.Status: RegisteredClass/es: 11 Apparatus for dispensing chilled drinks; machines and apparatus for dispensing chilled n...

Icon Water, previously ACTEW, to remain in public hands, ACT Chief Minister says

May 4, 2015

ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr has indicated the territory's water utility will stay in public hands as it today changed its name to Icon Water.