WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

UK Contract Awards: Serco Wins 5.8 Million GBP Contract for Water, Wastewater Samples Collection and Transportation Services

Apr 19, 2014 BELFAST, United Kingdom, April 17 -- Serco Ltd., Co Antrim, won a 5.8 million GBP contract award from Northern Ireland Water to provide services for the collection and transportation of water and wastewater samples (Contract Award Notice No.: 2014...

Fyodor Konyukhov experiences problems with getting drinking water

Apr 19, 2014

- The Turgoyak boat, on board of which Russian Fyodor Konyukhov continues his solo rowing voyage across the Pacific Ocean, is covered with water plants to the extent, where he is experiencing problems with getting drinking water.

Snyder Declares Emergency for Marquette County to Assist Communities With Water, Sewer Line Damage

Apr 18, 2014 Gov. Rick Snyder, R-Mich., issued the following news release:Gov. Rick Snyder today declared a "state of emergency" for Marquette County communities responding to widespread, severe damage to water and sewer lines caused by this winter's extremely...

Bella Vista residents, ranchers frustrated by water restrictions

Apr 18, 2014 Ken and Trisha Frowd consider themselves environmentally conscious, a trait that in part comes from adapting to California’s water shortages. Their old washing machine was replaced by a high-efficiency model. Their toilets, showers and sink...

EPA Proposes Plan to Clean Up Toxic Site in Glen Cove, New York; New Phase in Multi-Million Dollar Cleanup to be Launched

Apr 18, 2014 The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a cleanup plan to address contaminated ground water and soil at the Mattiace Petrochemical Co., Inc. Superfund site in Glen...

IAPMO Supports Senate Efforts to Legislate Improved Water Efficiency

Apr 18, 2014 The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials issued the following news release:U.S. Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) has introduced four new pieces of legislation addressing water and energy efficiency, including S. 2226, "The WaterSens...

It's Your Business: Ava Maria’s water named state's best tasting two years running

Apr 18, 2014 Ave Maria’s drinking water couldn’t taste any better if it was holy. Ave Maria Utility Company recently won the Florida Section of the American Water Works Association’s Best Tasting Water contest, according to a news release. A...

Washington: Simulation of groundwater and surface-water resources of the Santa Rosa Plain watershed, Sonoma County, California

Apr 18, 2014 US Geological Survey, The Government of USA has issued the following news release:Water managers in the Santa Rosa Plain face the challenge of meeting increasing water demand with a combination of Russian River water, which has uncertainties in i...

Fitch Affirms Martin County, FL's Rev Bonds at 'AA'; Outlook Stable

Apr 18, 2014 Fitch Ratings affirms the 'AA' rating on Martin County, FL's approximately $35.6 million utilities system refunding revenue bonds series 2009A & B.The Rating Outlook is Stable.SECURITYThe bonds are secured by a senior lien pledge of the net re...

CITY AND AQUA INDIANA PURCHASE AGREEMENT IN PLACE

Apr 18, 2014 FORT WAYNE, Ind., April 17 -- The city of Fort Wayne issued the following press release:The City of Fort Wayne and Aqua Indiana have reached a final agreement for the City to purchase Aqua's water utility in southwest Fort Wayne and resolve the di...