WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

30,000 people in Kyrgyzstan suffer from intestinal infectious diseases annually caused by unsafe drinking water

Oct 20, 2014 Some 30,000 people in Kyrgyzstan suffer from intestinal infectious diseases every year. This information came from the meeting of the parliamentary committee on agrarian policy, water resources, ecology and regional development on October 20.The c...

Washington: Movers & Shakers Interview with Mutaz Ghandour - CEO of Metito Holdings Ltd

Oct 20, 2014 The Frost & Sullivan has issued the following news release:Amidst buzz about the largest water sector partnership of 2014 between Metito Holdings, Mitsubishi Corporation, and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, and Japan Bank for International Coope...

Washington: United Nations Officials Visit Detroit to Investigate Violations Human Right to Safe Drinking Water

Oct 20, 2014 Food & Water Watch has issued the following news release:Officials from the United Nations (UN) will arrive in Detroit this weekend for a three-day fact-finding mission that was spurred by the denial of water and sanitation services to thousa...

West Virginia: EPA Debuts Air Monitoring System at Freedom Spill Site

Oct 20, 2014 West Virginia Public Broadcasting has issued the following news release: The Environmental Protection Agency has begun air monitoring at an industrial site in Charleston that fouled public drinking water supplies to 300,000 customers in January.

Louisiana: State Bond Commission Approves $143 Million for Local Projects

Oct 20, 2014 Department of the Treasury, The state of Louisiana has issued the following news release:The State Bond Commission approved $143 million for projects statewide and saved taxpayers more than $18 million at its Oct. 16 meeting, according to State T...

Tennessee: KUB Closes Lanes on S. Northshore Dr., Sutherland Ave., Union Ave., Clinch Ave., and State St.

Oct 20, 2014 City of Knoxville, The state of Tennessee has issued the following news release:KUB will reduce South Northshore Drive to one alternating lane of traffic between Duncan Road and Coachman Lane from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 18, as work ...

Tennessee: State and Local Agencies Announce Nashville Urban Runoff 5K, Water Quality Festival

Oct 20, 2014 The state of Tennessee has issued the following news release:The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Nashville’s Metro Water Services and the Tennessee Stormwater Association are teaming up to host the 2nd annual Nashville...

Washington: EPA to Hold WIFIA Listening Sessions

Oct 20, 2014 National League of Cities has issued the following news release:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is hosting a series of listening sessions on the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA), which NLC supported as part o...

Louisiana: DHH Awards $1,000,000 to the Village of Mermentau for Water System Improvements

Oct 20, 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 awarded a $1,000,000 loan to the Village of Mermentau through ...

EPA Provides New York State $197 Million for Water Infrastructure Projects

Oct 19, 2014 The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $197 million to New York State to help finance improvements to water projects that are essential to protecting public health...