WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

DEQ OBSERVES NATIONAL POLLUTION PREVENTION WEEK

Sep 18, 2014 HELENA, Mont., Sept. 17 -- The Montana Department of Environmental Quality issued the following news release:The Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) observes the third week of September as National Pollution Prevention Week by spotli...

Latta Introduces Legislation to Mitigate Harmful Algal Blooms in Great Lakes

Sep 18, 2014 Rep. Robert Latta, R-Ohio (5th CD), issued the following news release:Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) today introduced the Protecting Our Great Lakes Act, legislation to help mitigate harmful algal blooms by prohibiting the discharge of dredged mater...

FEMA rejects Walker's request for aid again

Sep 18, 2014 Local officials are considering water-rate increases following the federal government’s final rejection of Gov. Scott Walker’s request for $11.3 million to repair winter-related damage inflicted on public property in eight Wisconsin co...

Lowey Honored with 'WASH Advocate' Award for Bipartisan Work to Solve Global Water Issues

Sep 18, 2014 Rep. Nita Lowey, D-N.Y. (17th CD), issued the following news release:Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-Westchester/Rockland), the Ranking Member of both the House Appropriations Committee and Appropriations State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee, tod...

South Base Landmark Torn-Down, Replaced

Sep 18, 2014

The U.S. Air Force Edwards Air Force Base issued the following story:

The South Base water tower that once stood as a 160-foot red and white landmark found itself torn down and dried out in the desert Sept. 16.

Arizona Corporation Commission Issues Utilities Division Hearing Calendar, Sept. 15 - Sept. 26

Sep 18, 2014

The Arizona Corporation Commission issued the following utilities division hearing calendar:

MON. SEPT. 15 Phoenix - Utilities - H.R. #1 - Nodes

10:00 a.m. W-02271A-14-0265 - Green Acres Water Company

Keith Laguaite, PE, Joins McKim & Creed's Atlanta Office as Regional Manager

Sep 18, 2014 Atlanta, GA, September 18, 2014 --(PR.com)-- McKim & Creed, Inc., an engineering, geomatics and planning firm with offices throughout the South, announces that F. Keith Laguaite, P.E. has joined the company's Atlanta office as regional manage...

46 Community Water Systems Awarded Grants

Sep 18, 2014

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality issued the following news release:

The DEQ today announced more than $525,000 in grants to help local governments protect their sources of drinking water.

WKU Group Conducts Water Resources Training in Jamaica

Sep 18, 2014 Western Kentucky University issued the following news:Increasing knowledge with regard to water resources is becoming a focal point in developing regions, particularly in the Caribbean and for coastal areas. Nearly half the world's population live...

WaterWorld Middle East Conference focuses on wastewater reuse and water recycling

Sep 18, 2014

ABU DHABI, 17th September, 2014 (WAM) -- The WaterWorld Middle East Conference and Exhibition will run in tandem with POWER-GEN Middle East from 12th to 14th October at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).