WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Call for fracking moratorium until water supplies checked in WA's Mid West

Aug 22, 2014 The Shire of Coorow has called for a moratorium on any gas fracking activity until health and environment checks are carried out on its drinking water supplies, in Western Australia's Mid-West.It became the second community in the region this week...

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Issues Draft Water Discharge Permit-Town of Melville / Melville Wastewater Treatment Facility AI Number 19402

Aug 22, 2014 The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality issued the following public notice:The LDEQ, Office of Environmental Services, is accepting written comments on a draft Louisiana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (LPDES) permit prepared for ...

A CLEANER BAY IN SIGHT AS WORK BEGINS ON THE OWEN SOUND WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT

Aug 22, 2014 The following information was released by the Government of Canada:Representatives gathered today to mark the start of construction at the Wastewater Treatment Plant in Owen Sound, work that includes both upgrading the facility from a primary leve...

More than 170 Attendees Gathered at the 2014 ISA WWAC Symposium to Address Automation Challenges in the Water and Wastewater Industries

Aug 22, 2014 The International Society of Automation issued the following news release:The 2014 International Society of Automation (ISA) Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls (WWAC) Symposium drew more than 170 attendees, 30 expert speakers and 27 exhibitor...

Lack of Water Storage Capacity Major Challenge in Water Management: Central Water Commission Chief

Aug 22, 2014 The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry issued the following news release: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 day...

Bahia utility Embasa cuts water loss 30%

Aug 22, 2014

Bahia state water utility Embasa in Brazil cut its water loss rate by around 30% from 2010-2013, the company's president, Abelardo de Oliveira Filho, told BNamericas.

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

Aug 22, 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...

Wisconsin: Billing & Rate Information

Aug 22, 2014 City of Wauwatosa, The state of Wisconsin has issued the following news release:Billing Information Water, sewer, and storm water bills are issued quarterly and are mailed on or before the first of the month. These bills are due on the 20th of ea...

PSC Approves Tidewater Utilities Rate Settlement

Aug 22, 2014 ISELIN, N.J., Aug. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Middlesex Water Company (Nasdaq:MSEX), a provider of water, wastewater and related services, has announced that the Delaware Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved a $0.8 million increase in th...

Brown to Visit EPA Research Facility That Tested Toledo Water Quality

Aug 22, 2014 The office of Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, has issued the following news release:In Cincinnati today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) will visit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plant responsible for water quality testing following the toxi...