WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

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.

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...

Washington: The Toledo Water Crisis Won’t Be the Last

Aug 21, 2014 Food & Water Watch has issued the following news release:The recent water crisis in Toledo, Ohio is not an isolated incident, and it won’t be the last. As the annual and increasingly severe algae blooms hit Lake Erie this year, levels o...

FERC RECEIVES COMMENTS OF ADRIENNE ATLEE

Aug 21, 2014 WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 -- The U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission received the following filing:Adrienne Atlee, Lancaster, PA.Lancaster County is home to over 1,400 miles of streams and creeks. Increased development press...

Murphy Pushes Army Corps to Transfer Authority of Ten Mile Creek to the State

Aug 21, 2014 Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Fla. (18th CD), issued the following news release:U.S. Representative Patrick E. Murphy is once again calling on the Army Corps of Engineers to swiftly transfer authority of the Ten Mile Creek Preserve Critical Project to th...

North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Issues Order Approving Tariff Revision and Requiring Refund of Application by Chatham Utilities, Inc

Aug 21, 2014 The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order:In the Matter of Application by Chatham Utilities, Inc., Post Office Box 2369, Swansboro, North Carolina 28584 for Authority to Amend Its Tariff to Increase Rates for Providing Wat...

Mikulski, Cardin Announce $4.7 Million in Rural Development Funding for Water and Waste Disposal Projects in Western Maryland

Aug 21, 2014 Office of the Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, U.S Government has issued the following news release:U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin (both D-Md.) today announced $762,000 in federal grants and $3,954,000 in loans through the USDA Rura...

MSU expert: Protect yourself from floodwater contamination

Aug 21, 2014 Michigan State University has issued the following news release:Recent torrential rainfall across the United States has led to flash flooding, filling basements with water and sewage that can contain hundreds of pathogens. Joan Rose, Michigan Sta...

North Carolina: Wastewater Report Available For Citizens To Review

Aug 21, 2014 The City of Claremont, The State of North Carolina issue the following news release:The yearlyreport gives customers an opportunity to review detailed information on the performance of the City’s collection system and treatment facilities. ...

Megalitres of desalinated water to be delivered to Gloucester each day through CSG project

Aug 21, 2014

Coal seam gas company AGL says it will provide up to two megalitres a day of desalinated water to Gloucester residents, through its new desalination project.