WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Algonquin Power Unit Buying Water Utilities in California and Montana for US$327 Mln

Sep 20, 2014 Algonquin Power & Utilities (AQN.TO) Friday said its regulated utility subsidiary will be buying three regulated water distribution utilities in California and Montana, U.S. from Western Water Holdings for a total consideration of US$327 mill...

Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters

Sep 19, 2014 The Kansas Department of Health and Environment issued the following news release:The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) samples publicly accessible bodies of water for cyanobacteria, commonly called blue-green algae, when the agen...

Fitch Rates St. Petersburg, FL's Utility Revs 'AA'; Outlook Stable

Sep 19, 2014 18 September 2014 -Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AA' rating to the following St. Petersburg, FL (the city) revenue bonds:--Approximately $31 million public utility revenue bonds series 2014A; and--Approximately $42 million public utility refunding rev...

California: AB-1527 Public water systems: Safe Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.

Sep 19, 2014 Office of the Senate, The State of California has issued the following news release:AB 1527, as amended, Perea. Public water systems: drinking water. Safe Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.Existing law, the Safe Drinking Water State Revolving F...

Michigan: 46 community water systems awarded grants

Sep 19, 2014

Department of Environmental Quality, The State of Michigan has issued the following news release:

The DEQ today announced more than $525,000 in grants to help local governments protect their sources of drinking water.

Utah: EPA moves to protect Hilo’s coastal waters from leaks at sewage facility

Sep 19, 2014 Environmental Protection Agency, The State of Utah has issued the following news release:Environmental Protection Agency issued an order requiring the County of Hawaii to repair the Hilo Wastewater Treatment Plant’s ocean outfall pipe. The ...

USPTO grants trade mark "REFRESH NATURALLY" to Water Resources Group (NEW YORK)

Sep 19, 2014 Water Resources Group (NEW YORK), has been granted trademark (4603198) titled as "REFRESH NATURALLY" from the United States Patent and Trademark Office.Status: RegisteredClass/es: IC 032. US 045 046 048. G & S: Packaged water, namely, drinkin...

Councils Urged to Craft Long-Term Water Plans

Sep 19, 2014

ALL local authorities will in future be required to produce long-term water production master plans to ensure that infrastructure development matches water availability and so curb current shortages facing many municipalities.

California: AB-1043 Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Bond Act of 2006: groundwater contamination.(2013-2014)

Sep 19, 2014 Office of the Senate, The State of California has issued the following news release:AB 1043, as amended, Chau. Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Bond Act of 2006: groundwater contamination....

Algonquin Power & Utilities Liberty Utilities to buy Park Water Company

Sep 19, 2014 MANAVIGATOR-September 19, 2014-Algonquin Power & Utilities Liberty Utilities to buy Park Water Company19 September 2014 - Canadian utilities operator Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp (TSE:AQN), or APUC, said on Friday that its regulated ut...