WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Lack of votes holding up bill that could stave off water lawsuit for El Paso County

Apr 2, 2015 DENVER - It's a "no-brainer" to pass a law this session that protects fire mitigation efforts in El Paso County from the threat of water rights enforcement, said Sen. Jerry Sonnenberg, R- Sterling. But his bill is facing an uphill battle."We're st...

Virginia Household Water Quality Program to Host Upcoming Water Clinics

Apr 2, 2015 Virginia Tech issued the following news release:Do you know what's in your water?The Virginia Household Water Quality Program is hosting drinking water clinics in 44 counties around the commonwealth this year. Homeowners will receive practical inf...

Germany restricts fracking but doesn't ban it

Apr 2, 2015 The German cabinet drew up rules Wednesday on the hitherto unregulated technology of "fracking" in Germany, narrowly restricting its use, but stopping short of an outright ban. Under the law, fracking will be banned in specified regions "to protec...

Calif. Governor Brown Directs First Ever Statewide Mandatory Water Reductions

Apr 2, 2015 SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ - Following the lowest snowpack ever recorded and with no end to the drought in sight, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced actions that will save water, increase enforcement to prevent waste...

Mandatory unprecedented water restrictions ordered in California

Apr 2, 2015

California Gov. Jerry Brown announced the first mandatory water restrictions in the state's history on Wednesday.

The state has been in a severe drought for four years.

Middlesex Water Company Requests Rate Request of 13.35% to Recover Repair, Upgrade Costs

Apr 2, 2015

Middlesex Water Company (MSEX) said it has filed a request with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities for a 13.53% increase in water rates, equivalent to $9.5 million over current revenue to recover various costs.

Pure Technologies Closes Acquisition of Wachs Water Services

Apr 2, 2015 CALGARY, April 1, 2015 /CNW/ - Pure Technologies Ltd. ("Pure" or the "Company") (TSX: PUR) announced today that it has closed its previously announced acquisition of Wachs Valve and Hydrant Services, LLC ("Wachs Water"), a leading provider of flow...

UAE calls for sustainable management of quality and quantity of water resources

Apr 2, 2015 Hanoi, 1st April, 2015 (WAM) -- Parliamentarians have a weighty responsibility to develop national legal frameworks in order to implement a water-secure world for all and for present and future generations, a UAE MP told the Standing Committee on ...

Middlesex Water Company Files Rate Request

Apr 2, 2015 ISELIN, N.J., April 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Middlesex Water Company, (Nasdaq:MSEX), a provider of water and wastewater and related services primarily in New Jersey and Delaware, has filed a request with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities...

ASSEMBLY-TN-CM TWO LAST CHENNAI

Apr 2, 2015

India, March 30 -- Since the threat of shortage of drinking water looms

large in these districts this summer, the Chief Minister