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Thailand: Wastewater drainage campaign launched in Chiang Mai province

Sep 16, 2014

Chiang Mai provincial authorities have requested all relevant agencies to avoid contaminating the Mae Kha Canal, built as a water supply and drainage system for the Chiang Mai municipality.

California: AB-1043 Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Bond Act of 2006: groundwater contamination.(2013-2014)

Sep 16, 2014 Office of the Senate, The State of California has issued the following news release:AB 1043, as amended, Chau. Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Bond Act of 2006: groundwater contamination....

MWH Adds Strength in Texas with Key Additions to Municipal Water & Wastewater Services.

Sep 16, 2014   Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 15, 2014     MWH Global, the premier solutions provider focused on water and natural resources,today announced the hiring of David A. Irvine as Texas wastewater practice leader a...

Yes on 6 Campaign Kicks-Off: Clean Water Is Something All Mainers Can Agree on

Sep 16, 2014 The Nature Conservancy issued the following news release:With the election season heating up and many issues dividing Mainers, an uncommonly broad coalition of Republicans, Democrats, Independents, business leaders, contractors, sportsmen and wome...

Infrastructure development: New road, water supply projects for DG Khan

Sep 16, 2014

DERA GHAZI KHAN, Sept. 17 -- The government has allocated Rs290 million for a project to provide clean drinking water to people of Dera Ghazi Khan and Rajanpur.

Leaky Gas Wells, Not Fracking, Contaminated Drinking Water in Pa., Tex.

Sep 16, 2014 Fracking isn't exactly to blame for methane-tainted drinking-water in Pennsylvania and Texas. A new study finds that the contamination didn't happen directly because of horizontal drilling or hydraulic fracturing -- two drilling methods that have...

Shelling of Donetsk region water-supply continues

Sep 16, 2014 The facilities of the Donbas Water Company came under fire again after hostilities resumed in the Donetsk region.The pump station of the Siverskyi Donets-Donbas (SDD) Canal lost power on the night of September 14, a company spokesperson said last ...

EPA Decision on State of New York's Proposal to Use Clean Water Funding for Projects Related to Replacing the Tappan Zee Bridge (NY)

Sep 16, 2014 Release Date: 09/16/2014Contact Information:Each year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provides millions of dollars to the State of New York, which in turn provides funding to local governments for various clean water purposes, including...

Lagos, the Mega-City Grappling With Inadequate Potable Water

Sep 16, 2014 For several decades, improved access to portable water, especially in mega cities has been a major concern for governments in the world over.For Lagos, a megacity with a population of over 21 million residents, providing safe drinking water has be...

Water purifier made from foil chip packets and glass tube might save lives in PNG

Sep 16, 2014 Adelaide engineering students have developed a simple water treatment system using foil chip packets and glass tubing, hoping they can save lives in the developing world.Globally, polluted water is blamed for an estimated 1.5 million deaths annual...