WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Hunter Water starts clean up after toxic spill at Swansea

Jul 29, 2014

Hunter Water says it has already started work to fix damage caused by a toxic chemical spill at Swansea.

A spill of 350 litres of corrosive liquid contaminated soil near the Swansea sewerage pumping station in January 2013.

Pledge to protect water quality in Hinze Dam bush burn-off

Jul 29, 2014

About 2,000 hectares of bush will be burnt around the Hinze Dam over the next couple of weeks.

Seqwater says it will begin the planned burn today.

North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Issues Order Canceling Certificate of Authority of PAMI Grand Oaks, LLC

Jul 29, 2014 The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order:In the Matter of PAMI Grand Oaks, LLC, 6614 Wisteria Drive, Charlotte, North Carolina 28210 - Cancellation of Authority for Charging for Water and Sewer Utility Service in Grand Oa...

North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Issues Order Approving Tariff Revision of CSP Fox Hollow, LLC

Jul 29, 2014 The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order:In the Matter of Notification by CSP Fox Hollow, LLC, 177 West Hartley Drive, High Point, North Carolina 27265, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and Sewer Utility S...

Litigation Strategy Left Intervention Too Late

Jul 29, 2014 In a West Virginia chicken farmer’s suit challenging the EPA’s enforcement action against her for polluted runoff, the 4th Circuit affirms a district court order refusing to allow the Chesapeake Bay Foundation to intervene as a defenda...

Historic Clean Water Act Settlement will Prevent Millions of Gallons of Sewage Discharges into San Francisco Bay

Jul 29, 2014 The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a Clean Water Act settlement requiring the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) and seven East Bay communities to...

Detroit's water: Behind the crisis

Jul 28, 2014 "When it comes to peoples safety, money wins out of every time" - Gil Scott Heron, "We Almost Lost Detroit" I am a Detroiter. I grew up in the Warrendale neighbourhood, on the city's westside. It is an enclave that sits at the intersecti...

Hunter Water HQ sale sets new Newcastle real estate record

Jul 28, 2014

Hunter Water has sold its headquarters in Newcastle's Honeysuckle precinct for $25.8 million.

The building was constructed in 2006 for $15 million.

Fitch Affirms Orem, UT's Water and Storm Sewer Revs at 'AA+'; Outlook Stable

Jul 28, 2014 Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'AA+' rating on the following Orem, Utah (the city) debt:--$19.4 million water and storm sewer revenue bonds.The Rating Outlook is Stable.SECURITYThe bonds are secured by net water and storm sewer revenues after paym...

HMWSSB arranges water during Id prayers

Jul 28, 2014 Hyderabad, July 28 -- The Hyderabad Metro Water Supply and Sewerage Board have made elaborate arrangements for proper water supply during the Ramzan Festival as done during the Bonalu festival recently.The Board has arranged two lakh Sachets of dr...