WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

REP. MCNERNEY INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO HELP ADDRESS CALIFORNIA DROUGHT

Mar 31, 2015 The following information was released by the office of California Rep. Jerry McNerney:With California in the midst of its worst drought in a generation, Rep. Jerry McNerney (CA-09) has introduced two water-related bills: one that would help local...

Malcom's arrest doesn't end saga for Cascade water customers

Mar 31, 2015 Cascade residents might be relieved by Friday's arrest of Terry Malcom, who allegedly embezzled about $800,000 from the Cascade Metropolitan District, but the town has a long way to go before issues surrounding its water service are solved.Residen...

LAYNE CHRISTENSEN ANNOUNCES NEW CONTRACTS VALUED AT APPROXIMATELY $110 MILLION

Mar 31, 2015 THE WOODLANDS, Texas, March 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Layne Christensen Company (Nasdaq:LAYN) ("Layne" or the "Company") today announced a number of significant new contracts signed within the last 90 days with an aggregate value of approximate...

UK Contract Awards: Canon (UK) Wins Contract for Managed Office Printing Services

Mar 30, 2015

READING, United Kingdom, March 28 -- Canon (UK), London, won a contract award from Thames Water Utilities Ltd. to provide managed office printing services. No contract amount was specified (Contract Award Notice No.: 2015/S 062-109758).

Award-winning environmental filmmaker Shalini Kantayya to discuss worldwide water crisis in Coe Marquis Series event

Mar 30, 2015 Coe College has issued the following news release:Award-winning environmental filmmaker Shalini Kantayya will screen segments from her films highlighting the worldwide water crisis at an upcoming Marquis Series presentation at Coe College. The ev...

Myanmar (Burma) - Arsenic poisoning in Ayeyawady townships

Mar 30, 2015

23 March 2015 20:52

People living in some townships in Ayeyawady Region are suffering from arsenic poisoning after drinking contaminated water.

Electricity And Utility Services Commission Raises Water Supply, Disposal Tariffs For 40 Water Services Companies From May

Mar 30, 2015 The National Commission for State Regulation of the Electric Power and Public Utility Services Sectors raises water supply and disposal tariffs for 40 water services companies from May 1.The authority made this decision at a sitting on Thursday.

Washington: Finding the Right Price for Water

Mar 30, 2015 Colorado Alliance for Immigration Reform has issued the following news release: There's a classic economic paradox about the price of water and value, and it comes from Adam Smith: Why do diamonds cost more than water? The comparison is meant to...

Fitch Rates New York City Muni Water Finance Auth's $475MM Revs 'AA+'; Outlook Stable

Mar 30, 2015 Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AA+' rating to the following water and sewer system second general resolution (SGR) revenue bonds for the New York City Municipal Water Finance Authority (NYW, or the authority):--Approximately $475 million water and...

Canada: Avoiding Well And Septic Shock: 7 Things Commercial Tenants Need To Consider Before Leasing A Rural Property

Mar 30, 2015 IntroductionThe last thing any commercial tenant wants is to see their hard earned cash go right down the drain - literally. Nevertheless, tenants often take water and sewer systems for granted when leasing rural properties, and by this I don't me...