WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

KIRKPATRICK ANNOUNCES SUBCOMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

Jan 29, 2015 The following information was released by the office of Arizona Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick:Appointed to key panels overseeing farming, forestry, highways, water, aviationWASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., is pleased to announce her subcomm...

Klobuchar, Noem Lead Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Urging Administration to Provide Crucial Funding for Lewis and Clark Water System

Jan 28, 2015 The office of Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., has issued the following news release:U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Representative Kristi Noem (R-SD) today led a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers urging the Administration to provide crucial fun...

Maynilad Water Services files staggered rate increase request with MWSS

Jan 28, 2015 "We submitted our letter recommending our proposed implementation of the staggered rate increase to MWSS (Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System) this afternoon," Randolph T. Estrellado, Maynilad's CFO, said. Maynilad's parent companies DMCI ...

POLITICS-AP-CM-CENTRAL FUND FIVE LAST HYDERABAD

Jan 28, 2015 Kochi, Jan. 27 -- He said Usha Rao Monari, Chief Executive Officer ofGlobal Water Development Partners, had agreed for collaboration with the Andhra Pradesh in the fields of integrated water resource management, drought management, waste water man...

World Bank to finance water supply, security improvement plan for Brazil's Paraíba

Jan 28, 2015 The World Bank will finance a study and action plan to improve water security and services in Brazil's Paraíba state.An investment plan, management models and state policy recommendations will be developed as part of the program, according ...

Kabul Urban Water Supply (KUWS)

Jan 28, 2015 The U.S. Agency for International Development issued the following fact sheet:OVERVIEWThe Kabul Urban Water Supply (KUWS) Project was launched by the German Development Bank (KfW) at the request of the Afghan government to provide 50 percent of Ka...

Welsh Government Contract Notice: Thames Water Utilities Limited Issues Contract Notice for "FA1253 — Covers and Chamber Sections."

Jan 28, 2015 Thames Water Utilities Limited has issued requirement for "FA1253 — Covers and Chamber Sections."Posted on: 27/01/2015 Deadline for All responses: 06/02/2015Description: This category encompasses ductile iron covers, frames and surface boxe...

Acciona expands Peru scope with Lima water contract

Jan 28, 2015

Acciona Agua, part of Spanish group Acciona, won a 58mn-sol (US$19.2mn) potable water and sewerage maintenance contract from Peru's state-owned water utility Sedapal.

Mills College Readies for 'Women, Water, and the World' Institute Exploring How Women Can Solve the Earth's Water Crisis

Jan 28, 2015 Mills College issued the following news release:"Women, Water, and the World: How Women Can Solve the Earth's Water Crisis" will be held April 11-20, 2015, at Mills College in Oakland, California, in partnership with the US State Department and th...

Severn Trent cuts dividend to pay for lower household water bills

Jan 28, 2015 Severn Trent has decided to put customers before investors and bowed to the regulator's demands as it cut its dividend to pay for lower household water bills.Watchdog Ofwat ruled at the end of last year that Trent's annual water bills should fall ...