WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

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...

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...

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...

Water Situation in Dar es Salaam Expected to Improve

Jul 28, 2014

Dar es Salaam Water and Sewerage Authority (DAWSA) has promised to end water scarcity in the country's commercial capital.

DAWSA is basing their promise on the ongoing expansion project of Upper Ruvu Water Treatment Plant.

Minas Gerais seeks municipal water supply plan

Jul 28, 2014

Brazil's Minas Gerais state water utility Copasa is seeking expressions of interest for a plan to obtain untreated water for its potable water supply system in the city of Pará de Minas, according to a procurement document.

Brazil's waterworks investments US$2.2bn short of national plan

Jul 28, 2014 Brazil's annual water and sewerage investments are falling some 5bn reais (US$2.24bn) short of what is stipulated in its national sanitation initiative Plansab, the president of local NGO Instituto Trata Brasil (ITB), Edison Carlos, told BNamericas.