WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Delaware Public Service Commission Issues Order Regarding Application of Artesian Water Company, Inc. for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to Provide Water Services

Apr 25, 2015 The Delaware Public Service Commission issued the following order:IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF ARTESIAN WATER COMPANY, INC. FOR A CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY TO PROVIDE WATER SERVICES PURSUANT TO 26 DEL. C. section203C (...

Towards a cost-efficient household water distribution network in Za'atari camp

Apr 25, 2015 http://www.newspress.fr/common/getImageEm.ashx?imid=18030&emid=4531Every day ACTED delivers water to tens of thousands of refugees living in the extremely water scarce Za'atari refugee camp in Jordan. To make sure every household in the camp h...

Middlesex Water to Pay Unchanged Quarterly Dividend of $0.1925/Share

Apr 25, 2015 Middlesex Water (MSEX), a water utility company, declared a quarterly dividend of $0.1925 per common share, unchanged from the previous quarter.The dividend is payable on June 1 to holders of record as of May 15. Shares of the Iselin, New Jersey-...

Palestine: Wastewater Treatment Project will Benefit 900,000 Palestinians in Bethlehem and Hebron

Apr 25, 2015 Sewage from the Hebron Governorate runs untreated through populated areas causing a substantial damage to the aquifer and the health of the residents. The US$4.5 million grant for the first phase of the Hebron Regional Wastewater Management Projec...

26 Tasmanian towns with unusable water is not good enough, Premier says

Apr 25, 2015 Tasmania's Premier Will Hodgman is demanding answers as the national spotlight falls on more than two dozen Tasmanian towns where locals are unable to drink from the water supply.In 26 towns across the state the water is unsafe to drink and either...

Benefits of water fluoridation well documented

Apr 25, 2015 In his letter, Mr Wong Shih Shen called for a review of Singapore's public water fluoridation policy ("Review water fluoridation policy"; April 12). Fluoride in drinking water may have contributed to Singapore having one of the lowest decayed, mis...

IDB-backed Program will Improve the Quality of Life for More Than 500,000 Residents of Poor Neighborhoods of Argentine Cities

Apr 25, 2015 The Inter-American Development Bank issued the following news release:More than 500,000 people living in poor sections of Argentine (http://www.iadb.org/en/countries/argentina/argentina-and-the-idb,1011.html) cities with populations of more than 5...

ADVANCED METERING INFRASTRUCTURE SYSTEM WORKSHOPS SET FOR WESLACO, CORPUS CHRISTI

Apr 25, 2015

The following information was released by the Texas AgriLife Extension Service:

Advanced metering infrastructure system trainings for water utilities are set for May 13 in Weslaco and May 14 in Corpus Christi.

EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Revisions to Cleanup Plan for Fulton Avenue Superfund Site in Nassau County, New York

Apr 25, 2015 The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to modify an interim cleanup plan originally issued in 2007 to address a portion of the contaminated groundwater at the Ful...

Bosnia's Komunalac seeks consultant for water supply project - EBRD

Apr 25, 2015 SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), April 24 (SeeNews) - The Bosnian utility company servicing the northern town of Gradacac, Komunalac, has invited bids for a consultant on a project for a water system upgrade, the European Bank for Reconstruction...