WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Hunter Water starts clean up after toxic spill at Swansea

Jul 29, 2014

Hunter Water says it has already started work to fix damage caused by a toxic chemical spill at Swansea.

A spill of 350 litres of corrosive liquid contaminated soil near the Swansea sewerage pumping station in January 2013.

Pledge to protect water quality in Hinze Dam bush burn-off

Jul 29, 2014

About 2,000 hectares of bush will be burnt around the Hinze Dam over the next couple of weeks.

Seqwater says it will begin the planned burn today.

North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Issues Order Canceling Certificate of Authority of PAMI Grand Oaks, LLC

Jul 29, 2014 The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order:In the Matter of PAMI Grand Oaks, LLC, 6614 Wisteria Drive, Charlotte, North Carolina 28210 - Cancellation of Authority for Charging for Water and Sewer Utility Service in Grand Oa...

North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Issues Order Approving Tariff Revision of CSP Fox Hollow, LLC

Jul 29, 2014 The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order:In the Matter of Notification by CSP Fox Hollow, LLC, 177 West Hartley Drive, High Point, North Carolina 27265, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and Sewer Utility S...

Litigation Strategy Left Intervention Too Late

Jul 29, 2014 In a West Virginia chicken farmer’s suit challenging the EPA’s enforcement action against her for polluted runoff, the 4th Circuit affirms a district court order refusing to allow the Chesapeake Bay Foundation to intervene as a defenda...

UK Contract Awards: UK Power Networks (Operations) Wins Contract for Temporary Power Supply Services

Jul 29, 2014 READING, United Kingdom, July 26 -- UK Power Networks (Operations) Ltd., London, won a contract award from Thames Water Utilities Ltd. to provide temporary power supply services. No contract amount was specified (Contract Award Notice No.: 2014/S ...

Schumer & Gillibrand Announce, After Their Push, Village of Westfield in Chautauqua County to Receive Over $2.1 Million in Federal Funding for Waste-Water Treatment Project - Project Expected to Create & Retain 150 Jobs

Jul 29, 2014 The office of Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., issued the following news release:Today, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that, after their push, the Village of Westfield in Chautauqua County will receive $2,116,400...

Historic Clean Water Act Settlement will Prevent Millions of Gallons of Sewage Discharges into San Francisco Bay

Jul 29, 2014 The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a Clean Water Act settlement requiring the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) and seven East Bay communities to...

Ireland: Future management of private water supply pipes

Jul 29, 2014 Government of Ireland has issued the following news release:Future management of private water supply pipesFrom: Department for Environment, Food & Rural AffairsHistory: Updated 28 July 2014, see all updates

Ireland: Water Industry: changing the Specified Infrastructure Projects Regulations

Jul 29, 2014 Government of Ireland has issued the following news release:Water Industry: changing the Specified Infrastructure Projects RegulationsFrom: Department for Environment, Food & Rural AffairsHistory: Published 28 July 2014 Part of: Refo...