WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Water Quality Support Officer, Wastewater and Recycling

Dec 22, 2014 Department of Employment, The Government of Australia has issued the following Jobs:Science and Engineering Professional Band 2Packaged Remuneration Range $85 607 to $106 454*Water Services, DarwinFixed vacancy for 2 years.

El Nino warning as Tonga drought continues

Dec 22, 2014

NUKU'ALOFA, Dec. 22 -- Water shortage plans are being activated while an El Nino warning was declared for the whole of Tonga, by Tonga's Meteorology Service on Friday.

Water Treatment Technician

Dec 22, 2014 Department of Employment, The Government of Australia has issued the following Jobs:Permanent full time positionGippsland Water currently has an opportunity for a Water Treatment Technician to join our Water Treatment, Quality and Catchment group.

Possible water discolouration due to essential work in Kenny

Dec 22, 2014 Australian Capital Territory, The Government of Australia has issued the following press release:ACTEW Water will be undertaking necessary work in Kenny on Thursday 18th December 2014, which may result in temporary discolouration of water in area...

Planning Future Assets Coordinator

Dec 22, 2014 Department of Employment, The Government of Australia has issued the following Jobs:Reporting to the Water & Sewer Planning Manager, you will be responsible for the water and sewer 25-year master/augmentation plan program and overseeing the a...

WIPO PUBLISHES PATENT OF SUMITOMO METAL MINING FOR "WASTEWATER TREATMENT METHOD" (JAPANESE INVENTORS)

Dec 22, 2014 GENEVA, Dec. 22 -- Publication No. WO/2014/199771 was published on Dec. 18.Title of the invention: "WASTEWATER TREATMENT METHOD." Applicants: SUMITOMO METAL MINING CO. LTD. (JP). Inventors: Hideki Ohara (JP) and Yoshitomo Ozaki (JP). According to ...

Coalition Releases Comprehensive Recommendations to Help California’s Cities, Farms and Environment Weather the Drought

Dec 21, 2014 Washington, D.C.: Defenders of Wildlife has issued the following news release:SAN FRANCISCO (November 17, 2014) — As dreams of a wet, El Niño winter fade and California heads into a possible fourth consecutive year of drought, a coali...

Congress to erode water protections, but EPA clean water rule can move forward

Dec 21, 2014 Environment America has issued the following news release:Congressional leaders are poised to weaken some Clean Water Act protections in its must-pass spending bill known as the “cromnibus,” but the U.S. Environmental Protection Agenc...

Sewage spill closes Tasmanian oyster farms ahead of peak Christmas trade

Dec 21, 2014 A sewage spill has cost four southern Tasmanian oyster farmers hundreds of thousand of dollars in lost Christmas sales.The farms will close for three weeks after an intense downpour of rain 10 days ago caused an overflow at a wastewater pumping st...

Singaporean firm led consortium wins $250mn Quriyat IWP

Dec 21, 2014 A consortium comprising Hyflux a leading Singapore-based fullyintegrated provider of water and power management solutions and National Power and Water Co has been awarded an international tender to design build own and operate an independent water...