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Fresh water crisis hits 500 Satkhira households

Apr 24, 2015

Satkhira, Apr 24 (UNB) Nearly 500 households of three villages in Shyamnagar upazila of the district are facing actuate fresh water crisis after two canals of the area have been leased out to local influential people for fish cultivation.

Innovating to Improve Wastewater Treatment

Apr 24, 2015 The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency issued the following news release:Three Minnesota communities are coming up with new ways to remove contaminants from wastewater discharges, thanks to grants from the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment th...

One-third of Baltimore Residents Can't Afford Ever-increasing Water Rates

Apr 24, 2015 Food & Water Watch issued the following news release:A Food & Water Watch research brief (http://documents.foodandwaterwatch.org/doc/Baltimore_Analysis-2015-04-23-Final.pdf#_ga=1.130655046.850022829.1420505485) released today finds that Ba...

SPEAKER HEASTIE, ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION CHAIR ENGLEBRIGHT ANNOUNCE ASSEMBLY LEGISLATIVE PACKAGE FOR 45TH ANNUAL EARTH DAY OBSERVANCE

Apr 24, 2015 The following information was released by the New York State Assembly:Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Environmental Conservation Committee Chair Steve Englebright announced an environmental legislative package that the Assembly is expected to pa...

Settlement Reached With University of California Regents for Underground Storage Tank Violations and Natural Resource Damages

Apr 24, 2015 The California Environmental Protection Agency's State Water Resources Control Board issued the following news release:The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife's (CDFW) Office o...

Aecom wins five year Wessex Water contract

Apr 23, 2015 Wessex Water has appointed Aecom to provide design services to its in-house engineering team for the next five years. The contract could be extended to 10 years.Aecom will work on projects across south west England and projects will include new co...

Roundup; Espírito Santo waterworks tenders

Apr 23, 2015

Brazil's Espírito Santo state water utility Cesan has launched three tenders worth a total of 87.8mn reais (US$29.1mn) to improve local water and sewerage services.

Duke Energy Must Provide Clean Water to All Residents Affected by Coal Ash Contamination

Apr 23, 2015 The Waterkeeper Alliance issued the following news release:Letters recently mailed to residents by the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) reveal that there are dangerous levels of contaminants in wells of familie...

Justice Sets Proposed Consent Decree Under Clean Water Act Cal-Maine Foods of Jackson, Mississippi

Apr 23, 2015 WASHINGTON, April 23 -- The Department of Justice published the following notice in the Federal Register:Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Water ActA Notice by the Justice Department on 04/23/2015Publication Date: Thursd...

E. coli found in discoloured Morwell water triggers boil drinking water alert

Apr 23, 2015

Gippsland Water has issued a warning to residents in a large section of Morwell, in south-east Victoria, to boil their drinking water.