WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

BENNET, UDALL SECURE FUNDING IN APPROPRIATIONS BILL DRAFT THAT CAN BENEFIT ARKANSAS VALLEY CONDUIT

Jul 25, 2014 The following information was released by Colorado Senator Michael Bennet:The Senate Appropriations Committee released a draft energy and water funding bill today that includes an additional $90 million to support water infrastructure projects nat...

Lack of investment blamed for São Paulo water crisis - environment minister

Jul 25, 2014

A lack of waterworks investments by Brazil's São Paulo state water utility Sabesp over the past decade has contributed to the growing water supply crisis in the state, according to the country's environment minister Izabella Teixeira.

Detroit's 'spigot bigots'; Now it's 'racist' to expect freeloaders to pay the water bill

Jul 25, 2014 Some people find racism everywhere they look, even in the kitchen faucet. In Detroit, the NAACP has applied the "racist" label to a public water works because it's shutting off service to customers who won't pay their water bill. That's what any p...

House Examines Clean Water Affordability

Jul 25, 2014 Rep. Robert Latta, R-Ohio (5th CD), issued the following news release:The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee today examined the affordability of clean water and the unprecedented financi...

Elliott drinking water gets all clear

Jul 25, 2014 The Health Department says the water supply in the community of Elliott is now safe to drink.The department issued a water boiling alter earlier this week after water samples showed the presence of E. coli bacteria.A department spokesman says the ...

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION TO HOLD LOCAL PUBLIC HEARING IN HICKORY HILLS RATE CASES

Jul 25, 2014 JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., July 21 -- The Missouri Public Service Commission issued the following news release:The Missouri Public Service Commission will hold a local public hearing in California, Missouri on August 11, 2014, to receive public comment ...

EPA awards $11.3 million to OWRB

Jul 25, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $11.3 million to the Oklahoma Water Resources Board.

North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Issues Order Approving Tariff Revision for Providence Park Apartments I, LLC

Jul 24, 2014 The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order:In the Matter of Notification by Providence Park Apartments I, LLC, 2448 Park Road, Charlotte, North Carolina 28203, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and Sewer Util...

Brazil's Corsan plans US$178mn waterworks

Jul 24, 2014

Rio Grande do Sul state water utility Corsan and the city of Santa Cruz del Sul in southern Brazil signed a financing agreement worth 395mn reais (US$178mn) for waterworks projects in the city.

Jamaica Drought Conditions Expected To Get Worse - Environment Minister

Jul 24, 2014 Here is the text of news released by official news agency Bernama on its website:Jamaica Water Minister, Robert Pickersgill has warned the country to brace for worsening drought conditions as the dry spell continues.In an address to the nation, P...