WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

CONGRESSIONAL INVESTIGATIVE REPORT URGES EPA TO IMPROVE OVERSIGHT OF THE UIC PROGRAM

Aug 1, 2014 The following information was released by Clean Water Action:This week the Government Accountability Office released DRINKING WATER: EPA Program to Protect Underground Sources from Injection of Fluids Associated with Oil and Gas Production Needs I...

Qatar’s ‘water security project’ deal signed

Aug 1, 2014

DOHA: Qatar’s ongoing ‘drinking water security programme’ received a boost as the French company Saint-Gobain PAM signed two contracts with AlJaber Engineering LLC worth $268m (200m euros).

GWR Global Water Resources Corp. Announces Monthly Dividend

Aug 1, 2014 PHOENIX, AZ, July 31, 2014 /CNW/ - GWR Global Water Resources Corp. (TSX: GWR) (the "Company") announced that its board of directors declared, under its approved dividend policy, a monthly cash dividend on the common shares of the Company (the...

Naracoorte hosts Essential Services Commission forum

Jul 31, 2014 The Essential Services Commission is holding a public forum in Naracoorte today to explain its latest report.The commission is conducting an inquiry into reform options for SA's drinking water and sewerage prices.Last month, it released a draft re...

Yarra Valley Water implements FICO's decision management technology

Jul 31, 2014 Using FICO Blaze Advisor business rules management system, Yarra Valley Water has reduced the time required for land and water use application approvals from several weeks to two days - speeding up project time, improving customer satisfaction and...

Central Valley Project Improvement Act, Water Management Plans

Jul 31, 2014 Office of Federal Register, Government of US has issued the following news release:ActionNotice Of Availability.SummaryThe following Water Management Plans are available for review: Patterson Irrigation District Central San Joaquin Water Co...

Drinking water shortage to hit world by 2040

Jul 31, 2014

London, July 30 -- If we continue doing what we are doing today to meet our energy demands, there will not be enough water in the world to quench the thirst of the world population by 2040, says a study.

North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Issues Order Approving Tariff Revision of Notification by TS New Bern, LLC

Jul 31, 2014 The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order:In the Matter of Notification by TS New Bern, LLC, 19950 West Country Club Drive, Suite 800, Aventura, Florida 33180, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and Sewer Uti...

Watchdog urges EPA to protect water better

Jul 31, 2014

A congressional watchdog wants the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to better protect the nation's drinking water when it comes to risks posed by disposing wastewater from the oil and gas industry deep underground.

Rs.405 Crore Proposed as Central Assistance to the States for Drainage and Reclamation of Waterlogged Areas

Jul 31, 2014 Rs.405 Crore Proposed as Central Assistance to the States for Drainage and Reclamation of Waterlogged Areas An amount of Rs.405 crore has been proposed as central assistance to the States for drainage and reclamation of waterlogged areas in irriga...