WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

DEWA launches 2 new 132/11 kV substations

Sep 21, 2014

DUBAI, 20th September, 2014 (WAM) -- Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has launched two 132/11kV substations in the second quarter of 2014, which are now fully operational.

Commissioner Frazier Echoes Thornton Formula Concerns and Raises Issue of Government Unions

Sep 20, 2014 Carroll County issued the following news release:Commissioner Robin Bartlett Frazier and the Board of Carroll County Commissioners enjoyed a Legislative Briefing and Luncheon on Thursday with the Carroll County Delegation to Annapolis. Numerous is...

Algonquin Power and Utilities makes U.S. water utility acquisition; Algonquin Power makes U.S. acquisition

Sep 20, 2014

OAKVILLE, Ont. - Algonquin Power and Utilities Corp. (TSX:AQN) said Friday it has signed a deal to buy regulated water distribution utility Park Water Co. for US$327 million, including the assumption of US$77 million in debt.

North Carolina: Council Agrees To Halt Stormwater Quality Cost Share Program

Sep 20, 2014 The State of North Carolina has issued the following news release:In the wake of the historic drought that affected the region in 2008-09, the City of Raleigh approved several policy initiatives aimed at maximizing water resources. On Sept. 16, c...

SOUTHEAST BIOLOGY STUDENTS ASSIST WITH USDA RESEARCH ON PREVENTING AG RUNOFF

Sep 20, 2014 CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Sept. 18 -- Southeast Missouri State University issued the following news release:Six students from the Department of Biology at Southeast Missouri State University collaborated with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) i...

Abu Dhabi Investing In Wastewater Reuse To Ensure Sustainability Of Water Supply

Sep 20, 2014 Here is the text of news released by official news agency Bernama on its website: In order to address the rapidly growing demand for potable water in Abu Dhabi due to the population growth, which is forecast to exceed five million by 2030, Abu Dh...

North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Issues Order Approving Tariff Revision of Notification by Falls River Apartments, LLC

Sep 20, 2014 The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order:In the Matter of Notification by Falls River Apartments, LLC, 300 North Greene Street, Suite 1000, Greensboro, North Carolina 27401, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Wate...

Hickory Hills Withdraws Water and Sewer Rate Cases

Sep 20, 2014 The Missouri Public Service Commission issued the following news release:The Missouri Public Service Commission has acknowledged the voluntary dismissal of water and sewer rate cases filed by Hickory Hills Water & Sewer, Incorporated. As a res...

DuPage Water Commission to Make Final Payment on Debt

Sep 20, 2014 DuPage County issued the following news release:Thursday evening, members of the DuPage Water Commission authorized the final payment on $70 million in short-term loans borrowed during a financial crisis revealed in 2009. The final payment of $7 m...

Reps. Tonko and Waxman Introduce Bill Reauthorizing State Revolving Loan Fund Under the Safe Drinking Water Act

Sep 20, 2014 The Ranking Democratic Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee issued the following news release:Today, Rep. Paul D. Tonko, Ranking Member of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee, and Rep. Henry A. Waxman, Ranking Member of the E...