WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Minas Gerais puts waterworks concession out to tender

Aug 23, 2014

Pará de Minas city in Brazil's Minas Gerais state called a concession tender to improve potable water supply as well as increase sewage collection and treatment coverage.

Aqua America Subsidiary Commences Two-Year Operation and Management Agreement with City of Lake Station, Indiana

Aug 23, 2014 Aqua America (WTR), a water utility, has announced that its Indiana subsidiary has begun a two-year operating agreement with the City of Lake Station in Lake County, Indiana, to deliver drinking water to the city's 14,000 inhabitants. Under the a...

Lahontan Water Board Issues Enforcement Order Against South Lake Tahoe Gas Station after Contaminant Found In Drinking Water Well

Aug 23, 2014 The California Environmental Protection Agency's State Water Resources Control Board issued the following news release:Recent sampling of a drinking water well at a motel near the Nevada state line in South Lake Tahoe revealed the presence of the ...

Oregon: City water tap at Bite of Bend

Aug 23, 2014 City of Bend, The State of Oregon has issued the following news release: Water TapCome fill your water bottles with Bend’s award-winning drinking water at the City of Bend’s water tap booth at the Bite of Bend festival this weekend, f...

Louisiana: DHH Awards $990,000 to the Village of Estherwood for Water System Improvements

Aug 23, 2014 Department of Health & Hospitals, The state of Louisiana has issued the following news release:This week, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals' Office of Public Health (DHH OPH) awarded a $990,000 loan to the Village of Estherwood...

Washington: Description of landscape features, summary of existing hydrologic data, and identification of data gaps for the Osage Nation, northeastern Oklahoma, 1890-2012

Aug 23, 2014 US Geological Survey, The Government of USA has issued the following news release:The Osage Nation of northeastern Oklahoma, conterminous with Osage County, is characterized by gently rolling uplands and incised stream valleys that have downcut i...

Illinois: Washington Street Water Main Lining Project Set to Begin July 21

Aug 23, 2014 City of Evanston, The State of Illinois has issued the following news release:As part of the City of Evanston’s annual capital improvement program, the 85-year-old water main on Washington Street between Dodge and Dewey Avenues will be reha...

Brazil, World Bank launch water security plan

Aug 23, 2014

Brazil's national water agency (ANA) and the World Bank launched a water security plan for the country.

L&T Construction bags orders worth Rs 1,283 cr

Aug 22, 2014 L&T Construction has bagged water project orders worth Rs 1,283 crore, in July and August 2014.The water supply & distribution business, along with its joint venture partner NCC, has secured an order from Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam for the Ja...

Lack of water storage capacity major challenge in water management: A B Pandya

Aug 22, 2014 India's water management efforts have not been meaningful due to acute lack of storage capacity as rainfall in the country is restricted to barely 100 days in a year. This is borne out from the fact that India's per capita water storage amongst BR...