WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Experts to discuss water production gap in Gulf countries

Sep 30, 2014 ABU DHABI, 29th September, 2014 (WAM)-- The total annual water consumption in the GCC is 26.5 billion cubic metres, yet total water production is only 7.1 billion metres per annum, according to a recent White Paper by industry analysts Frost and S...

Dry Water Year 2014 Ends Tomorrow

Sep 30, 2014 The California Natural Resources Agency's Department of Water Resources issued the following news release:Water Year 2014, ending tomorrow, is going into the record books as one of California's driest ever with no promise that the new water year b...

DEP Funds Expansion of Blountstown Wastewater System

Sep 30, 2014 The Florida Department of Environmental Protection issued the following news release:The city of Blountstown now has the capability to upgrade and expand its more aging wastewater-collection system thanks to a $900,000 grant from the Florida Depar...

Kahramaa plans survey on water quality, says official

Sep 30, 2014 DOHA: As part of efforts to improve services, Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) is set to conduct a survey to take feedback about the quality of water distributed to its customers. This was announced yesterday by Abdulmone...

EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Toxic Site in Newfield, New Jersey; $5.3 Million to be Spent to Address Groundwater Contamination

Sep 30, 2014 The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a plan to address soil, sediment and surface water that is contaminated with hexavalent chromium and heavy metals by past ...

New Zealand Red Cross responds to drought in Tonga

Sep 30, 2014

WELLINGTON, Sept. 30 -- New Zealand Red Cross has sent an aid worker and two desalination units, to turn seawater into safe drinking water in the drought-hit Ha'apai islands of Tonga.

Administrator Gina McCarthy, Remarks at WEFTEC, As Prepared

Sep 30, 2014 The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following remarks by Gina McCarthy, Administrator:Thanks, Sandra. Thanks to the Water Environment Federation for inviting me, it's incredible to be at this conference with 20,000 people working to pro...

"The Value of Water: A Compendium of Essays by Smart CEOs" Launches Today

Sep 30, 2014 - Book by Water Sector Communication Expert Donna Vincent Roa Features Insights from Industry Leaders on Water's Relationship to Technology, Innovation, Brand, Reputation, Economic Success, Public Health, and More -TORONTO, Sept. 29, 2014 /CN...

Griffin Pipe Products Agrees to Resolve Issues with Lead Emissions, Air and Water Violations at Council Bluffs, Iowa

Sep 30, 2014 The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:EPA Region 7 has reached an agreement with Griffin Pipe Products, LLC, to settle violations of the Clean Air Act (CAA) and Clean Water Act (CWA) at its Council Bluffs, Iowa, fac...

DEP Provides $520,800 to Cooper City for Water Project

Sep 30, 2014 The Florida Department of Environmental Protection issued the following news release:Cooper City secured $520,800 in funding from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for a project aimed at upgrading outdated water pipe for its resid...