WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

CAPPS REINTRODUCES BILLS TO HELP COMMUNITIES PREPARE FOR CLIMATE CHANGE

Mar 5, 2015 The following information was released by the office of California Rep. Lois Capps:Legislation would help California address issues such as drought and sea level riseRep. Lois Capps (CA-24) reintroduced three climate change-related bills that woul...

Arizona: Mining Official Pleads Guilty in Alaska to Making Illegal Discharges from the Platinum Creek Mine and for Making False Statements to Federal Officials

Mar 5, 2015 Department of Justice has issued the following news release: A former general manager of the Platinum Creek Mine in Platinum, Alaska, pleaded guilty today to three felony violations of the federal Clean Water Act, announced Assistant Attorney Gen...

Tennessee: More Than $20.6 Million in Water and Wastewater Construction Loans Awarded

Mar 5, 2015 The state of Tennessee has issued the following news release:Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau today announced that seven communities and one utility district have been approved t...

Capstone Microturbines to Convert Biogas Into Heat and Power for Irvine Water Recycling Plant

Mar 5, 2015 CHATSWORTH, Calif., March 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Capstone Turbine Corporation (www.capstoneturbine.com) (Nasdaq:CPST), the world's leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it received an order...

Bennet, Colleagues Introduce Rural Water Bill

Mar 5, 2015 The office of Sen. Michael F. Bennet, D-Colo., issued the following news release:Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined Senators Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and a bipartisan group of lawmakers to introduce a bill to help sma...

Utilities Electrical Trades Assistant

Mar 5, 2015 Department of Employment, The Government of Australia has issued the following Jobs:Electrical maintenance of all water facilities.You will assist the Utilities Electrician in works at Council's water and waste water treatment plants and pump sta...

Soaked in oil: The cost of war in South Sudan

Mar 5, 2015 Leer, South Sudan - The Thar Jath oilfield - just like civilians here - is caught in a deadly civil war and unable to thrive amid fierce fighting. The oil site, located in northern South Sudan's Unity State, is only accessible from the main dirt ...

Pennsylvania State Legislature bill: SENATE BILL No. 571

Mar 5, 2015 Pennsylvania State Legislature has issued the following bill updates:SENATE BILLNo.571Session of2015INTRODUCED BY McILHINNEY, ALLOWAY, TEPLITZ, FONTANA, SCHWANK, COSTA, RAFFERTY, KITCHEN, BOSCOLA AND HUGHES, MARCH 2, 2015REFERRED TO ENVIRONMENTAL...

Stockholm to Upgrade Wastewater Treatment Plant with GE Technology

Mar 5, 2015 General Electric issued the following news release:GE (NYSE: GE) today announced it will provide Stockholm Vatten with membrane bioreactor (MBR) equipment for the Henriksdal municipal wastewater treatment facility to upgrade the existing technolog...

FLORIDA: Water main leak repaired on Pinellas Bayway

Mar 5, 2015 Pinellas County, Florida has issued the following news release:A minor potable water main leak on the western end of the Pinellas Bayway in St. Pete Beach was discovered this morning. Crews from Pinellas County Utilities are on scene and have com...