WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Crimea to have drinking water regardless of Kiev - Crimea's head

Apr 18, 2014

- The Republic of Crimea will have enough drinking water regardless of the so-called power in Kiev, planning to block supplies via the North-Crimea Canal, acting head Sergei Aksenov told a news conference on Friday.

California Fails to Protect Drinking Water From Toxic 'Erin Brockovich' Chemical

Apr 18, 2014 The Clean Water Action issued the following news release:The California Department of Public Health today announced its final drinking water standard for the toxic chemical hexavalent chromium made infamous in the film Erin Brockovich. The state's...

Castaway Cove prepares

Apr 18, 2014 Castaway Cove Read More * Castaway Cove stays afloat * Castaway Cove * Figuring in Castaway Cove * Despite cooler weather, drought, park in the black Castaway Cove Waterpark employees are going from a trickle to a rush when it comes to gettin...

McCrory's Coal Ash Plan a Failure

Apr 18, 2014 The Waterkeeper Alliance issued the following news release:Late last night, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory released his so-called "Comprehensive Coal Ash Action Plan" claiming the legislation will "close loopholes in state law to strengthen t...

Ballinger gets $10.5 million for water alternatives

Apr 18, 2014 BALLINGER — Ballinger will receive almost $10.5 million in financial assistance from the Texas Water Development Board to finance alternative water supplies. “We feel good about it,” said Ballinger Mayor Sam Mallory. “Now ...

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Issues Draft Water Discharge Permit- ST. Tammany Parish Government - Tammany Utilities / Goodbee Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant AI Number 153332

Apr 18, 2014 The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality issued the following public notice:The LDEQ, Office of Environmental Services, is accepting written comments on a Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (LPDES) permit prepared for St. Ta...

Snyder Declares Emergency for Marquette County to Assist Communities With Water, Sewer Line Damage

Apr 18, 2014 Gov. Rick Snyder, R-Mich., issued the following news release:Gov. Rick Snyder today declared a "state of emergency" for Marquette County communities responding to widespread, severe damage to water and sewer lines caused by this winter's extremely...

Bella Vista residents, ranchers frustrated by water restrictions

Apr 18, 2014 Ken and Trisha Frowd consider themselves environmentally conscious, a trait that in part comes from adapting to California’s water shortages. Their old washing machine was replaced by a high-efficiency model. Their toilets, showers and sink...

EPA Proposes Plan to Clean Up Toxic Site in Glen Cove, New York; New Phase in Multi-Million Dollar Cleanup to be Launched

Apr 18, 2014 The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a cleanup plan to address contaminated ground water and soil at the Mattiace Petrochemical Co., Inc. Superfund site in Glen...

IAPMO Supports Senate Efforts to Legislate Improved Water Efficiency

Apr 18, 2014 The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials issued the following news release:U.S. Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) has introduced four new pieces of legislation addressing water and energy efficiency, including S. 2226, "The WaterSens...