WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Prolagos invests in Rio de Janeiro coast waterworks

Dec 22, 2014

Prolagos, the water utility for Brazil's Rio de Janeiro state's lake region, is investing 88mn reias (US$33.2mn) in potable water supply and sewer system expansion works, according to water and sewerage concessionaires association Abcon.

Turkana Village Gets Clean Water From Oil Company

Dec 22, 2014

RESIDENTS of Kataboi village in Turkana will now have clean drinking water.

Tullow Kenya handed over a Sh18 million water project to villagers last Thursday.

Irish Water investment in infrastructure decreases

Dec 22, 2014

Investment by Irish Water in infrastructure this year is set to be significantly lower than the average annual spend by Government over the previous ten years.

Saudi Arabia consumes 3.3m of desalinated water

Dec 22, 2014

Saleh Fareed

Saudi Gazette

JEDDAH - Saudi Arabia consumes an estimated 3.3 million of desalinated water per day from plants powered by 1.5 million barrels of oil per day, according to an expert.

Upgrades Underway at Sicamous's Drinking Water Treatment Facility

Dec 22, 2014 The Canadian Government has issued the following news release:Representatives from all levels of government gathered today to view the initial work to upgrade Sicamous's water treatment facility. Work has paused for the winter and will resume in ...

Water Quality Support Officer, Wastewater and Recycling

Dec 22, 2014 Department of Employment, The Government of Australia has issued the following Jobs:Science and Engineering Professional Band 2Packaged Remuneration Range $85 607 to $106 454*Water Services, DarwinFixed vacancy for 2 years.

El Nino warning as Tonga drought continues

Dec 22, 2014

NUKU'ALOFA, Dec. 22 -- Water shortage plans are being activated while an El Nino warning was declared for the whole of Tonga, by Tonga's Meteorology Service on Friday.

Final National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) General Permit for Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems in the Middle Rio Grande Watershed in New Mexico (NMR04A000)

Dec 22, 2014 SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 6 Water Quality Protection Division, today announces issuance of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) general permit for storm water discharges from municipal separat...

Water Treatment Technician

Dec 22, 2014 Department of Employment, The Government of Australia has issued the following Jobs:Permanent full time positionGippsland Water currently has an opportunity for a Water Treatment Technician to join our Water Treatment, Quality and Catchment group.

Sabesp tenders; São Paulo, Osasco maintenance, Baixada Santista consultancy

Dec 22, 2014

São Paulo state water utility Sabesp has called two civil works and one consultancy tender worth a total of 81.3mn reais (US$30.60mn) to improve state water supply and sewerage services, according to procurement notices.