WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Algonquin Power Unit Buying Water Utilities in California and Montana for US$327 Mln

Sep 20, 2014 Algonquin Power & Utilities (AQN.TO) Friday said its regulated utility subsidiary will be buying three regulated water distribution utilities in California and Montana, U.S. from Western Water Holdings for a total consideration of US$327 mill...

Governor Brown Streamlines Relief Efforts for Families with Drinking Water Shortages Due to Drought

Sep 20, 2014 Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr., D-Calif., issued the following news release:Just days after signing historic legislation requiring sustainable groundwater management for the first time in California, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued an executive orde...

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. to Acquire Water Utilities in California and Montana

Sep 20, 2014 OAKVILLE, ON, Sept. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. ("APUC") (TSX: AQN) today announced that Liberty Utilities, APUC's regulated utility business, has entered into an agreement with Western Water Holdings, a wholly-owne...

Commissioner Frazier Echoes Thornton Formula Concerns and Raises Issue of Government Unions

Sep 20, 2014 Carroll County issued the following news release:Commissioner Robin Bartlett Frazier and the Board of Carroll County Commissioners enjoyed a Legislative Briefing and Luncheon on Thursday with the Carroll County Delegation to Annapolis. Numerous is...

North Carolina: Council Agrees To Halt Stormwater Quality Cost Share Program

Sep 20, 2014 The State of North Carolina has issued the following news release:In the wake of the historic drought that affected the region in 2008-09, the City of Raleigh approved several policy initiatives aimed at maximizing water resources. On Sept. 16, c...

Arizona: Water/Wastewater Electronic Technician II

Sep 20, 2014 City of Scottsdale, The State of Arizona has issued the following job announcement: Water/Wastewater Electronic Technician II Closing Date/Time: Continuous Salary: $22.82 - $33.08 Hourly $47,465.60 - $68,806.40 Annually Job Type: Full-Time Reg...

Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters

Sep 19, 2014 The Kansas Department of Health and Environment issued the following news release:The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) samples publicly accessible bodies of water for cyanobacteria, commonly called blue-green algae, when the agen...

Efoulan-Yaounde - Tap Water Returns After Eight Months

Sep 19, 2014 Inhabitants of the neighbourhood now enjoy abundant water supply after a period of hardship.After eight months of dry taps in the Efoulan neighbourhood of Yaounde, inhabitants have since Saturday September 6, 2014 been enjoying continuous water su...

California: AB-1043 Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Bond Act of 2006: groundwater contamination.(2013-2014)

Sep 19, 2014 Office of the Senate, The State of California has issued the following news release:AB 1043, as amended, Chau. Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Bond Act of 2006: groundwater contamination....

Utah: EPA moves to protect Hilo’s coastal waters from leaks at sewage facility

Sep 19, 2014 Environmental Protection Agency, The State of Utah has issued the following news release:Environmental Protection Agency issued an order requiring the County of Hawaii to repair the Hilo Wastewater Treatment Plant’s ocean outfall pipe. The ...