WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

PSC Approves Tidewater Utilities Rate Settlement

Aug 22, 2014 ISELIN, N.J., Aug. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Middlesex Water Company (Nasdaq:MSEX), a provider of water, wastewater and related services, has announced that the Delaware Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved a $0.8 million increase in th...

Brown to Visit EPA Research Facility That Tested Toledo Water Quality

Aug 22, 2014 The office of Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, has issued the following news release:In Cincinnati today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) will visit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plant responsible for water quality testing following the toxi...

Call for fracking moratorium until water supplies checked in WA's Mid West

Aug 22, 2014 The Shire of Coorow has called for a moratorium on any gas fracking activity until health and environment checks are carried out on its drinking water supplies, in Western Australia's Mid-West.It became the second community in the region this week...

Illinois: Washington Street Water Main Lining Project Set to Begin AUGUST 21

Aug 22, 2014 City of Evanston, The State of Illinois has issued the following news release:As part of the City of Evanston’s annual capital improvement program, the 85-year-old water main on Washington Street between Dodge and Dewey Avenues will be reha...

Bahia utility Embasa cuts water loss 30%

Aug 22, 2014

Bahia state water utility Embasa in Brazil cut its water loss rate by around 30% from 2010-2013, the company's president, Abelardo de Oliveira Filho, told BNamericas.

A CLEANER BAY IN SIGHT AS WORK BEGINS ON THE OWEN SOUND WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT

Aug 22, 2014 The following information was released by the Government of Canada:Representatives gathered today to mark the start of construction at the Wastewater Treatment Plant in Owen Sound, work that includes both upgrading the facility from a primary leve...

Wisconsin: Billing & Rate Information

Aug 22, 2014 City of Wauwatosa, The state of Wisconsin has issued the following news release:Billing Information Water, sewer, and storm water bills are issued quarterly and are mailed on or before the first of the month. These bills are due on the 20th of ea...

MSU expert: Protect yourself from floodwater contamination

Aug 21, 2014 Michigan State University has issued the following news release:Recent torrential rainfall across the United States has led to flash flooding, filling basements with water and sewage that can contain hundreds of pathogens. Joan Rose, Michigan Sta...

Megalitres of desalinated water to be delivered to Gloucester each day through CSG project

Aug 21, 2014

Coal seam gas company AGL says it will provide up to two megalitres a day of desalinated water to Gloucester residents, through its new desalination project.

Six Organizations to Establish or Expand Watershed Activities Using Key Funding Assistance from Reclamation

Aug 21, 2014 WASHINGTON - Bureau of Reclamation Acting Commissioner Lowell Pimley announced that $496,337 in WaterSMART Cooperative Watershed Management Program funding will be made available for six groups to establish or expand a watershed group. Those group...