WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

McCrory's Coal Ash Plan a Failure

Apr 18, 2014 The Waterkeeper Alliance issued the following news release:Late last night, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory released his so-called "Comprehensive Coal Ash Action Plan" claiming the legislation will "close loopholes in state law to strengthen t...

Snyder Declares Emergency for Marquette County to Assist Communities With Water, Sewer Line Damage

Apr 18, 2014 Gov. Rick Snyder, R-Mich., issued the following news release:Gov. Rick Snyder today declared a "state of emergency" for Marquette County communities responding to widespread, severe damage to water and sewer lines caused by this winter's extremely...

California Fails to Protect Drinking Water From Toxic 'Erin Brockovich' Chemical

Apr 18, 2014 The Clean Water Action issued the following news release:The California Department of Public Health today announced its final drinking water standard for the toxic chemical hexavalent chromium made infamous in the film Erin Brockovich. The state's...

EPA PROPOSES PLAN TO CLEAN UP TOXIC SITE IN GLEN COVE, NEW YORK; NEW PHASE IN MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR CLEANUP TO BE LAUNCHED

Apr 18, 2014 The following information was released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a cleanup plan to address contaminated ground water and soil at the Mattiace Petrochemical Co., Inc. Superfund...

IAPMO Supports Senate Efforts to Legislate Improved Water Efficiency

Apr 18, 2014 The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials issued the following news release:U.S. Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) has introduced four new pieces of legislation addressing water and energy efficiency, including S. 2226, "The WaterSens...

Washington: Simulation of groundwater and surface-water resources of the Santa Rosa Plain watershed, Sonoma County, California

Apr 18, 2014 US Geological Survey, The Government of USA has issued the following news release:Water managers in the Santa Rosa Plain face the challenge of meeting increasing water demand with a combination of Russian River water, which has uncertainties in i...

Virginia: JCSA 2013 annual water quality reports available

Apr 18, 2014 The State of Virginia has issued the following news release: James City Service Authority’s (JCSA) 2013 annual water quality reports are now available online at jamescitycountyva.gov/waterquality. The reports contain important information a...

New Jersey: Fire Hydrant Flushing

Apr 18, 2014 City of New Brunswick, The State of New Jersey has issued the following news release:During the week of Monday, April 21, 2014 and continuing through Friday, May 9, 2014, the New Brunswick Water Utility will be flushing water mains throughout the...

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Issues Draft Water Discharge Permit- ST. Tammany Parish Government - Tammany Utilities / Goodbee Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant AI Number 153332

Apr 18, 2014 The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality issued the following public notice:The LDEQ, Office of Environmental Services, is accepting written comments on a Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (LPDES) permit prepared for St. Ta...

BSU Annual Reports are in the mail; Water Quality Report posted online

Apr 18, 2014

Bonita Spring Chamber of Commerce has issued the following news release:

Bonita Springs Utilities changed the way it is providing annual reports to member-customers this year: The reports are being mailed with April bills.