WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

U.S. Government Supports Improving Water Supply Services in Misamis Oriental Province

Jul 24, 2014 The U.S. Embassy issued the following news release:The U.S. Embassy Manila's United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is bringing together more than 150 representatives of small-scale water service providers (WSPs) to attend a co...

Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Help Combat Flooding in Illinois

Jul 24, 2014 Gov. Pat Quinn, D-Ill., issued the following news release:Governor Pat Quinn today signed legislation to help combat flooding across the state and protect Illinois' drinking water. The legislation makes stormwater management and treatment projects...

Riverside City Council Moves to Activate Mandatory Water Conservation Measures for Riverside Public Utilities Customers

Jul 24, 2014 The city of Riverside issued the following news release:In response to the call for increased conservation by the State Water Resources Control Board and the Governor's office, Riverside's City Council has voted to activate mandatory water conserv...

Uruguay to Expand Sewage Network and Improve Drinking Water Quality

Jul 24, 2014 The Inter-American Development Bank issued the following news release:Uruguay (http://www.iadb.org/en/countries/uruguay/uruguay-and-the-idb,1028.html) will finance an expansion of sanitation network coverage, in an upgrade that will benefit 6,700 ...

North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Issues Order Approving Tariff Revision for Providence Park Apartments I, LLC

Jul 24, 2014 The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order:In the Matter of Notification by Providence Park Apartments I, LLC, 2448 Park Road, Charlotte, North Carolina 28203, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and Sewer Util...

Uruguay gets financing for water and sanitation works

Jul 24, 2014 Uruguay will upgrade and expand water and sanitation network coverage in Ciudad de la Costa in Canelones department, as part of a US$75mn project financed by development bank IDB and China Co-financing Fund for Latin America and the Caribbean (CHC).

South Sudan: Cholera Threatens Lives of Thousands During Harsh Rainy Season

Jul 24, 2014 The International Committee of the Red Cross issued the following news update:With the rainy season nearly at its peak in South Sudan, cholera continues to spread in the war-torn country. The South Sudan Red Cross is working hard to prevent furthe...

Water Treatment Plants Recognized for Superior Performance

Jul 24, 2014 The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet issued the following news release:The Energy and Environment Cabinet announced today that 61 drinking water treatment plants in Kentucky consistently produced drinking water in 2013 that exceeded state a...

Sabesp seen to extract 'dead volume' water from Alto Tietê reservoir

Jul 24, 2014 São Paulo water utility Sabesp has developed plans to extract deeply settled water, known as 'dead volume' water, from its Alto Tietê water reserve system to boost supply for the metropolitan region of state capital São Paulo.

Mack-Cali Realty Announces New Lease with United Water Management in Paramus -- Shares Gain 0.5%

Jul 24, 2014 Mack-Cali Realty (CLI), a real estate investment trust, said United Water Management & Services signed a new 20-year, 116,360 square-foot lease at Mack-Cali Centre IV in Paramus, New Jersey. The provider of sustainable water and wastewater ma...