WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Washington: Chemicals of emerging concern in water and bottom sediment in the Great Lakes Basin, 2012: collection methods, analytical methods, quality assurance, and study data

Mar 31, 2015 US Geological Survey, The Government of USA has issued the following news release:In synoptic surveys of surface-water quality across the United States, a large group of organic chemicals associated with agricultural, household, and industrial wa...

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Issues Draft Water Discharge Permit-Vacco, Inc. AI Number 20138

Mar 31, 2015 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 ...

Ohio: Ohio court ruling may change how EPA issues pollution limits

Mar 31, 2015 The Supreme Court of Ohio has issued the following news release:The court this past week said the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency can't impose pollution limits affecting waterways without first following state rulemaking policies that requir...

69 Campaign: The Right to Food and Water in El Salvador

Mar 31, 2015 Oxfam International has issued the following news release:The global food system is unequal: a few get richer through the water and food business while thousands of households pay the cost for not having access to such services. 900 thousand peop...

Water Treatment Plant Promises Clean, Fresh Water for Moosomin First Nation

Mar 31, 2015 The Canada Government has issued the following news release:The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today congratulated the community of Moosomin First Nation on the opening of their new water tre...

Layne Christensen Secures $110 Mln in New Contracts For FY15; Shares Gain 8%

Mar 31, 2015 Layne Christensen (LAYN) has announced that new contracts worth as much as $110 million have been secured by its subsidiaries, Layne Geroconstruction, Inliner, Heavy Civil, Water Resources and Mineral Services over the past 90 days. Most of these...

Water supply to be hit in certain areas on March 31

Mar 31, 2015 Hyderabad, March 27 -- The Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board has informed that due to maintenance work on 1000 mm dia PSC main from Sanathnagar to Control Room, a shutdown is being taken from 9 AM on March 30 to 9 AM on March ...

Rep. McNerney Introduces Legislation to Help Address California Drought

Mar 31, 2015 Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Calif. (9th), issued the following news release:With California in the midst of its worst drought in a generation, Rep. Jerry McNerney (CA-09) has introduced two water-related bills: one that would help local water agencies ...

AP launches Rs. 1,300cr water infra project

Mar 31, 2015 In order to quench the perennial thirst of the parched Rayalaseema districts, the state Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, has recently laid the foundation stone for the irrigation and water infra venture known as Pattiseema Lift Irrigation Proj...

REP. MCNERNEY INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO HELP ADDRESS CALIFORNIA DROUGHT

Mar 31, 2015 The following information was released by the office of California Rep. Jerry McNerney:With California in the midst of its worst drought in a generation, Rep. Jerry McNerney (CA-09) has introduced two water-related bills: one that would help local...