WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

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...

Abu Dhabi Investing In Wastewater Reuse To Ensure Sustainability Of Water Supply

Sep 20, 2014 Here is the text of news released by official news agency Bernama on its website: In order to address the rapidly growing demand for potable water in Abu Dhabi due to the population growth, which is forecast to exceed five million by 2030, Abu Dh...

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...

DuPage Water Commission to Make Final Payment on Debt

Sep 20, 2014 DuPage County issued the following news release:Thursday evening, members of the DuPage Water Commission authorized the final payment on $70 million in short-term loans borrowed during a financial crisis revealed in 2009. The final payment of $7 m...

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...

MTSU, CITY UTILITY INVITE PUBLIC TO SEPT. 23 STORMWATER MEETING

Sep 20, 2014 URFREESBORO, Tenn., Sept. 19 -- Middle Tennessee State University issued the following news release:Middle Tennessee State University and the Murfreesboro Water and Sewer Department will hold a public meeting Sept. 23 to highlight the annual repor...

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...

TRSA Webinar Recap: Wastewater Challenges

Sep 20, 2014 The Textile Rental Services Association issued the following news:The latest installment of TRSA's monthly webinar series dealt with wastewater challenges facing today's commercial laundries. The Sept. 17 presentation, titled "Emerging Wastewater ...

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...

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...