WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Construction of new pipeline underway

Jan 26, 2015

Bundaberg Regional Council, The State of Queensland has issued the following press release:

Work has begun on a backup pipeline to the Kalkie Water Treatment Plant to improve the quality of water supply to coastal residents.

USPTO grants trade mark "MY" to Zhejiang MEY Membrane Technology Co. (CHINA)

Jan 26, 2015 Zhejiang MEY Membrane Technology Co. (CHINA), has been granted trademark (4674591) titled as "MY" from the United States Patent and Trademark Office.Status: RegisteredClass/es: IC 011. US 013 021 023 031 034. G & S: Aquarium filtration appara...

Welsh Government Contract Notice: Thames Water Utilities Limited Issues Contract Notice for "FA1255 Security Access Products."

Jan 26, 2015

Thames Water Utilities Limited has issued requirement for "FA1255 Security Access Products."

Posted on: 24/01/2015 Deadline for All responses: 05/02/2015

Advisory: First issued under embargo

Jan 26, 2015 'MORATORIUM NEEDED' OVER FRACKINGBy Emily Beament, Press Association Environment CorrespondentA moratorium on fracking is needed amid concerns over local environmental risks and climate change, a committee of MPs has demanded.The cross-party Envir...

Ultimate fix for wastewater eludes gas industry

Jan 26, 2015 Defining wastewater disposal in the Marcellus shale fields has been a moving target. Drillers initially sent millions of gallons to public water treatment plants, until regulators said the plants were not equipped to properly clean the salt- and m...

Washington: Obama’s New Infrastructure Plan Would Worsen Our Water System Woes

Jan 25, 2015 Food & Water Watch has issued the following news release: “Today the Obama administration announced a slew of proposals that will endanger our water systems by promoting and facilitating the management of critical drinking water resourc...

Exception sought for watershed

Jan 25, 2015

The Latrobe Municipal Authority board adopted a resolution this week asking Ligonier Township supervisors to prohibit fracking operations in the authority's watershed.

Water Environment Research Article Explores Use of an Auxiliary Carbon Source for Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal

Jan 25, 2015 The Water Environment Federation issued the following news release:The open access article for this month's issue of Water Environment Research (WER) explores the use of an auxiliary carbon source--specifically, spent glycerol resulting from biodi...

Kahramaa begins survey on drinking water quality

Jan 25, 2015

DOHA: Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa), in cooperation with the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics, yesterday launched an opinion poll on the quality of its drinking water.

Saudi- Self-sustainable model 'vital to meet water and power needs in KSA'

Jan 25, 2015 Adil Bushnak who is among the founders of the International Desalination Association (IDA) and chairman of Moya Bushnak was the organizer of 10th Saudi Water and Power Forum (SWPF) with the Ministry of Water and Electricity. He is credited with be...