WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

BENNET, UDALL SECURE FUNDING IN APPROPRIATIONS BILL DRAFT THAT CAN BENEFIT ARKANSAS VALLEY CONDUIT

Jul 25, 2014 The following information was released by Colorado Senator Michael Bennet:The Senate Appropriations Committee released a draft energy and water funding bill today that includes an additional $90 million to support water infrastructure projects nat...

Lack of investment blamed for São Paulo water crisis - environment minister

Jul 25, 2014

A lack of waterworks investments by Brazil's São Paulo state water utility Sabesp over the past decade has contributed to the growing water supply crisis in the state, according to the country's environment minister Izabella Teixeira.

Detroit's 'spigot bigots'; Now it's 'racist' to expect freeloaders to pay the water bill

Jul 25, 2014 Some people find racism everywhere they look, even in the kitchen faucet. In Detroit, the NAACP has applied the "racist" label to a public water works because it's shutting off service to customers who won't pay their water bill. That's what any p...

House Examines Clean Water Affordability

Jul 25, 2014 Rep. Robert Latta, R-Ohio (5th CD), issued the following news release:The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee today examined the affordability of clean water and the unprecedented financi...

Elliott drinking water gets all clear

Jul 25, 2014 The Health Department says the water supply in the community of Elliott is now safe to drink.The department issued a water boiling alter earlier this week after water samples showed the presence of E. coli bacteria.A department spokesman says the ...

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION TO HOLD LOCAL PUBLIC HEARING IN HICKORY HILLS RATE CASES

Jul 25, 2014 JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., July 21 -- The Missouri Public Service Commission issued the following news release:The Missouri Public Service Commission will hold a local public hearing in California, Missouri on August 11, 2014, to receive public comment ...

EPA awards $11.3 million to OWRB

Jul 25, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $11.3 million to the Oklahoma Water Resources Board.

Riverside City Council Moves to Activate Mandatory Water Conservation Measures for Riverside Public Utilities Customers

Jul 24, 2014 The city of Riverside issued the following news release:In response to the call for increased conservation by the State Water Resources Control Board and the Governor's office, Riverside's City Council has voted to activate mandatory water conserv...

India loses up to 2 mn tons foodgrain prod due to waterlogging

Jul 24, 2014

Hyderabad, July 24 -- Government today said up to two million tonnes of foodgrains production get lost every year in the country due to the problem of waterlogging.

KOTOWSKI'S PLAN TO PREVENT FLOODING AND CREATE LOCAL JOBS SIGNED INTO LAW

Jul 24, 2014 The following information was released by the Illinois Senate Democrats:State Senator Dan Kotowski's (D-Park Ridge) plan that would expand the types of water control and water quality projects the state can fund was signed by the governor today.