WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Watchdog urges EPA to protect water better

Jul 31, 2014

A congressional watchdog wants the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to better protect the nation's drinking water when it comes to risks posed by disposing wastewater from the oil and gas industry deep underground.

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Jul 31, 2014 NEW DELHI, July 30 -- The government of India issued the following news release:The Integrated Coastal Marine Area Management centre of Earth System Science Organisation (ESSO-ICMAM) has been implementing a program called "Coastal Ocean Monitoring...

Bringing Sustainable Engineering to Ecuador

Jul 31, 2014 University of Maine issued the following news release:Members of the University of Maine student group Engineers Without Borders will travel to Ecuador for two weeks in August on an assessment trip they hope will open the door to a long-term proje...

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Issues Draft Water Discharge Permit- Water & Wastewater Utilities, Inc / Sawgrass Subdivision and Sawgrass Park AI Number 160528

Jul 31, 2014 The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality issued the following public notice:The LDEQ, Office of Environmental Services, is accepting written comments on a draft Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (LPDES) permit prepared for ...

Central Valley Project Improvement Act, Water Management Plans

Jul 31, 2014 Office of Federal Register, Government of US has issued the following news release:ActionNotice Of Availability.SummaryThe following Water Management Plans are available for review: Patterson Irrigation District Central San Joaquin Water Co...

IF ONLY CITIES CAN SEE WETLANDS

Jul 31, 2014 India, July 31 -- Sixty People died in a building collapse in Chennai last fortnight. There is much more than the municipal incompetence that needs to be fixed to avoid such tragic incidents. This building was located on Porur lake, a water body t...

Naracoorte hosts Essential Services Commission forum

Jul 31, 2014 The Essential Services Commission is holding a public forum in Naracoorte today to explain its latest report.The commission is conducting an inquiry into reform options for SA's drinking water and sewerage prices.Last month, it released a draft re...

This Week In Water: Yorkshire Water Accounts for NatCap Impacts

Jul 30, 2014 Ecosystem Marketplace has issued the following press release:Greetings! Earlier this month, the same week that US President Barack Obama unveiled a national climate action plan that opens the door to cap-and-trade in the power sector, Peru's Nati...

AGL looks to desalination to create fresh water from Gloucester CSG wells

Jul 30, 2014

AGL is proposing to build a desalination plant to allay community concerns about the impact of its Gloucester coal seam gas project on local water resources.

Kentucky: PSC Reduces Rate Adjustment for Water Service Corp.- Utility receives one-third of increase it sought for Bell and Hickman customers

Jul 30, 2014 Department of Commonwealth, The State of Kentucky has issued the following news release:The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) today granted Water Service Corp. of Kentucky a rate adjustment that is substantially less than the amount reques...