WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

LETTER TO EPA ADMINISTRATOR THE HONORABLE GINA MCCARTHY

Oct 2, 2014 The following information was released by the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce:Excerpt: A recent water emergency in Toledo, Ohio left 500,000 people, including families, hospitals, and businesses, unable to utilize dr...

Wisconsin: Annual Fire Hydrant Flushing to Begin October 3

Oct 2, 2014 City of Hudson, The state of Wisconsin has issued the following news release:There are 2,581 public fire hydrants in the City of Janesville. The Water Utility flushes and inspects all public fire hydrants annually as part of our preventative main...

Arizona Corporation Commission Issues Utilities Division Hearing Calendar, Sept. 22 - Oct. 3

Oct 2, 2014

The Arizona Corporation Commission issued the following utilities division hearing calendar:

MON. SEPT. 22 Phoenix - Utilities - H.R. #1 - Kinsey

10:00 a.m. W-02077A-12-0493 - Hopeville Water Company, Inc.

Arizona: Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator II

Oct 2, 2014 City of Scottsdale, The State of Arizona has issued the following job announcement:Closing Date/Time: Sun. 10/12/14 11:59 PM Arizona TimeSalary: $19.71 - $28.58 Hourly$40,996.80 - $59,446.40 AnnuallyJob Type: Full-Time RegularLocation: Water ...

FERC Issues Order Granting Exemption from Licensing (Conduit) Re California Department of Water Resources, Alamo Powerplant Project Under P-14579

Oct 2, 2014 The U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued the text of the following delegated order:California Department of Water ResourcesProject No. 14579-000ORDER GRANTING EXEMPTION FROM LICENSING (CONDUIT)(Issued September30...

Three Biosolids Management Organizations Receive Prestigious NBP Award

Oct 2, 2014 The Water Environment Federation issued the following news release:The National Biosolids Partnership (NBP) honored three biosolids management organizations today with the prestigious 10 Years Platinum award at WEFTEC 2014 (http://www.weftec.org/)...

EPA Provides $229 Million to New Jersey to Make Sewage Treatment Plants and Drinking Water Systems Damaged by Sandy More Resilient

Oct 2, 2014 The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $229 million to the State of New Jersey for improvements to wastewater and drinking water treatment facilities impacted by H...

Alaska: Analyst Programmer II/III/IV (19-7741) Job #: 09710

Oct 2, 2014 The State of Alaska has issued the following Public Notice Job #: 09710Job Title: Analyst Programmer II/III/IV (19-7741)Opening Date/Time: Thu. 05/29/14 12:00 AM Alaska TimeClosing Date/Time: Mon. 10/10/14 5:00 PM Alaska TimePosition Open To:...

GE FOUNDATION COMMITS $1.5 MILLION TO SUPPORT NEW ORLEANS SKILLS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Oct 2, 2014 The following information was released by the City of New Orleans:The GE Foundation announced today a $1.5 million grant to help fill the advanced manufacturing and water management skills gap in New Orleans. This grant will support Delgado Commun...

Washington: Effects of wastewater effluent discharge on stream quality in Indian Creek, Johnson County, Kansas

Oct 2, 2014 US Geological Survey, The Government of USA has issued the following news release:Contaminants from point and other urban sources affect stream quality in Indian Creek, which is one of the most urban drainage basins in Johnson County, Kansas. The...