WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

UK Contract Awards: Serco Wins 5.8 Million GBP Contract for Water, Wastewater Samples Collection and Transportation Services

Apr 19, 2014 BELFAST, United Kingdom, April 17 -- Serco Ltd., Co Antrim, won a 5.8 million GBP contract award from Northern Ireland Water to provide services for the collection and transportation of water and wastewater samples (Contract Award Notice No.: 2014...

Fyodor Konyukhov experiences problems with getting drinking water

Apr 19, 2014

- The Turgoyak boat, on board of which Russian Fyodor Konyukhov continues his solo rowing voyage across the Pacific Ocean, is covered with water plants to the extent, where he is experiencing problems with getting drinking water.

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...

It's Your Business: Ava Maria’s water named state's best tasting two years running

Apr 18, 2014 Ave Maria’s drinking water couldn’t taste any better if it was holy. Ave Maria Utility Company recently won the Florida Section of the American Water Works Association’s Best Tasting Water contest, according to a news release. A...

Washington: Simulation of groundwater and surface-water resources of the Santa Rosa Plain watershed, Sonoma County, California

Apr 18, 2014 US Geological Survey, The Government of USA has issued the following news release:Water managers in the Santa Rosa Plain face the challenge of meeting increasing water demand with a combination of Russian River water, which has uncertainties in i...

Fitch Affirms Martin County, FL's Rev Bonds at 'AA'; Outlook Stable

Apr 18, 2014 Fitch Ratings affirms the 'AA' rating on Martin County, FL's approximately $35.6 million utilities system refunding revenue bonds series 2009A & B.The Rating Outlook is Stable.SECURITYThe bonds are secured by a senior lien pledge of the net re...

CITY AND AQUA INDIANA PURCHASE AGREEMENT IN PLACE

Apr 18, 2014 FORT WAYNE, Ind., April 17 -- The city of Fort Wayne issued the following press release:The City of Fort Wayne and Aqua Indiana have reached a final agreement for the City to purchase Aqua's water utility in southwest Fort Wayne and resolve the di...

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...

Drought pushes council to Stage 5; Restrictions are expected to begin May 1

Apr 18, 2014 Lifeline: Covering every drop * Complete coverage * Drought pushes council to Stage 5 * City to keep Castaway Cove afloat * Drought means less wildfire fuel * City eyes plan for drought response * Data indicates cloud seeding success * Dro...

Virginia: JCSA 2013 annual water quality reports available

Apr 18, 2014 The State of Virginia has issued the following news release: James City Service Authority’s (JCSA) 2013 annual water quality reports are now available online at jamescitycountyva.gov/waterquality. The reports contain important information a...