WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

OUR MOTIVATION: LIVING TOXIC FREE

Oct 24, 2014 The following information was released by Greenpeace:All creatures should be safe from hazardous toxic chemicals whether its from a hazardous chemical facility, toxic waste dumped in water sources or toxic pesticides threatening the survival of be...

Premier Supra Mahumapelo launches R300m water treatment project

Oct 24, 2014 Premier of Bokone Bophirima Province Mr Supra Mahumapelo says government remains steadfast in its commitment to provide the more than 40 000 households in the City of Mahikeng and surrounding villages with clean water on daily basis. Mahumapelo s...

Brazil water utility relaunches management system tender

Oct 24, 2014

Brazilian state Pernambuco's water utility Compesa relaunched a tender for management system works under its US$330mn Ipojuca basin environmental sanitation program.

Ireland: Water Treatment Equipment Project Manager

Oct 24, 2014 Northern Ireland Environment Link has issued the following news release:Water Treatment Equipment Project ManagerRecruiterW5 RecruitmentPosted13 October 2014Closes13 November 2014RefVAC-23435LocationOxfordshireSectorConstruction, Engineering, Env...

Mexico govt prioritizing tourism infra repairs after Odile - utility

Oct 24, 2014

The Mexican government has prioritized the reconstruction of tourism infrastructure in Baja California state following Hurricane Odile, according to Los Cabos municipality's water utility.

Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for the Dental Category

Oct 24, 2014 Office of the Federal Register has issued the following notice:ActionProposed Rule.SummaryEPA is proposing technology-based pretreatment standards under the Clean Water Act (CWA) for discharges of pollutants into publicly owned treatment works (P...

Governor Corbett Announces $65.6 Million Investment in Water Infrastructure Projects in 16 Counties

Oct 24, 2014 The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority issued the following news release:Governor Tom Corbett today announced the investment of $65.6 million in 19 non-point source, drinking water and wastewater projects across 16 counties through t...

Washington: United Nations Officials Visit Detroit to Investigate Violations Human Right to Safe Drinking Water

Oct 24, 2014 Food & Water Watch has issued the following news release: Officials from the United Nations (UN) will arrive in Detroit this weekend for a three-day fact-finding mission that was spurred by the denial of water and sanitation services to thou...

USDA Announces Funding to Improve Rural Water Systems Nationwide and Upgrade Water Infrastructure in Rural Alaska Villages

Oct 24, 2014 Release No. 0236.14Contact:Anne Mayberry (202) 690-1756USDA Announces Funding to Improve Rural Water Systems Nationwide and Upgrade Water Infrastructure in Rural Alaska VillagesMore than $352 million will deliver clean, reliable water to rural res...

Sewage backs up at plant

Oct 24, 2014 FULL TEXTMore than 100 workers and a dozen private contractors are scrambling to repair the critical Sand Island Wastewater Treatment Plant that was flooded by Hurricane Ana, which left behind 20 million gallons of untreated sludge that overwhelme...