Water News

NRDC: Court Unanimously Agrees Feds Unlawfully Renewed Unsustainable Water Supply Contracts in the Bay-Delta
SAN FRANCISCO, April 16 -- The Natural Resources Defense Council issued the following news release: A unanimous eleven-judge panel of the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today overturned two earlier court rulings that upheld the federal government's renewal of several dozen long-term water supply contracts for diversions from the Bay-Delta ecosystem in 2004 and 2005. The court sided with ...
Source : Targeted News Service
DNR Seeks Public Comment on Forest County Potawatomi Request for Clean Water Act Authorization
MADISON, Wis., April 16 -- The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources issued the following news release: The Forest County Potawatomi Community has applied to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for authorization to administer water quality standards under the federal Clean Water Act. Under sections 303(c), 401 and 518(e) of the act, the approval would allow the tribe to adopt, review ...
Source : Targeted News Service
Statement by Steve Nelson, NFBF President, on Signing of the Water Bill LB 1098
LINCOLN, Neb., April 16 -- Nebraska Farm Bureau issued the following statement by Steve Nelson, NFBF President: "Agriculture is our number one industry and water is our lifeblood. We have a wonderful supply of water in the state of Nebraska. We must manage it in a responsible manner so we can be assured that future generations have the water they need not only for agriculture, but for domestic ...
Source : Targeted News Service
Inhabitants of Adi-Tekelezan Sub-Zone Engage in Soil and Water Conservation Campaign
The inhabitants of Adi-Tekelezan sub-zone are engaged in soil and water conservation campaign with a view to raising agricultural harvest. They further indicated that a remarkable popular awareness prevails to this end, and that they have been involved in such undertaking over the previous 6 months in collaboration with the members of the People's Army. Mr. Solomon Haile, Administrator of the ...
Source : AllAfrica
Develop EMPs for solid waste disposal sites cemeteries & cremation facilities, workshops & filling stations water & wastewater treatment...
Develop EMPs for solid waste disposal sites cemeteries & cremation facilities, workshops & filling stations water & wastewater treatment & development facilities Develop EMPs for solid waste disposal sites cemeteries & cremation facilities, workshops & filling stations water & wastewater treatment & development facilities more info : Location : Windhoek BidDate : 5/9/2014 Tender Country : ...
Source : TenderNews.com - Tenders (India)
contratacin a specialized chemical analysis of water samples and water resources program laboratory environment means
contratacin a specialized chemical analysis of water samples and water resources program laboratory environment means more info : Location : BOLIVIA BidDate : 4/17/2014 Tender Country : BOLIVIA Tender Type : Tenders Tendering Authority : National Service of Geology and Technical De Minas Tendering Authority Address : Fax No: 2362905 Telephone No: 2330981 Financier : Self Funded Tearn Money : ...
Source : TenderNews.com - Tenders (India)
senior environmental geologist - project classification of water bodies in the upper reaches of the river
senior environmental geologist - project classification of water bodies in the upper reaches of the river more info : Location : BOLIVIA BidDate : 4/17/2014 Tender Country : BOLIVIA Tender Type : Tenders Tendering Authority : National Service of Geology and Technical De Minas Tendering Authority Address : Fax No: 2362905 Telephone No: 2330981 Financier : Self Funded Tearn Money : Not Specified
Source : TenderNews.com - Tenders (India)
Purchase of purchase of materials for implementation of the drinking water supply system for the poles base and indigenous communities .
Purchase of purchase of materials for implementation of the drinking water supply system for the poles base and indigenous communities . more info : Location : Brazil BidDate : 4/28/2014 Tender Country : Brazil Tender Type : Tenders Tendering Authority : MINISTRY OF HEALTH Tendering Authority Address : Address : Rua Raimundo Guimaque Donascimento S / n - Centro - North Watchtower ( AM ) Phone ...
Source : TenderNews.com - Tenders (India)
Rehabilitation of Main Waste Water Treatment Plant
Rehabilitation of Main Waste Water Treatment Plant more info : Location : Uzbekistan BidDate : 5/26/2014 Tender Country : UZBEKISTAN Tender Type : Tenders Tendering Authority : Projects Coordination Unit of the World Bank financed projects Tendering Authority Address : Name: Mr. Sh. Ahmatjonov Address: Uzkommunkhizmat Agency, Room 201, 2nd floor, 1, Niyozbek yuli City: Tashkent Postal Code: ...
Source : TenderNews.com - Tenders (India)
City educates students on water's impact in daily lives at Water Fiesta
April 17--Gary King spent part of Wednesday transforming schoolchildren into water droplets and then sending them along an ecological water path from raincloud to ocean to river to lake to plant to ground. King -- an environmental science specialist for the state Environment Department, and not the attorney general -- was one of about 15 presenters teaching water conservation to roughly 300 ...
Source : Santa Fe New Mexican, The (NM)
Environment: Commission Takes Austria To Court Over Failure To Protect Water Quality On Schwarze Sulm River
BRUSSELS, April 16 -- The European Commission issued the following news release: The European Commission is taking Austria to Court for its failure to ensure adequate protection for the Schwarze Sulm river in Steiermark. In the Commission's view, the construction of a proposed power plant would cause a serious deterioration in the quality of the river, which is one of the longest undisturbed ...
Source : Targeted News Service
Paso Robles moves toward using recycled water for irrigation
April 16--With the dismal state of declining groundwater levels fresh in the community's mind, Paso Robles city leaders are pushing forward to bring recycled water to town that could be used for irrigation by large customers such as vineyards. The water would come from the city's treated sewage discharge that currently is dumped into the Salinas River. On Tuesday, the City Council adopted a ...
Source : Tribune (San Luis Obispo, CA)
Big Flush II: Teen cited for urinating in city water; Portland to drain 38 million gallons
PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland officials are once again preparing to flush millions of gallons of treated water because someone urinated in a city reservoir. Water Bureau Administrator David Shaff said 38 million gallons will be discarded after a 19-year-old was videotaped in the act Wednesday. Three years ago, the city drained a 7.5-million-gallon reservoir at the same Mount Tabor location in ...
Source : Canadian Press DataFile
Santa Rosa to sell sewer bonds
April 16--Santa Rosa will sell up to $18 million in bonds to finance upgrades to the aging regional wastewater treatment system. The funds are needed for a wide variety of projects, from infrastructure upgrades to flood control studies to protection of a high-pressure water line. The bonds will be repaid over 15 years at an average rate of 3.34 percent. They will be added to the system's ...
Source : Press Democrat, The (Santa Rosa, CA)
Water district proposes taking over leaky, empty Ten Mile Creek project
April 17--ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- State water managers are offering to take over the $49 million Ten Mile Creek storage and treatment facility, which has been unused since its 2006 completion because it leaks. Blake Guillory, executive director of the South Florida Water Management District, has suggested his agency operate the system for water heading to the St. Lucie River and Indian River ...
Source : Treasure Coast Newspapers (Stuart, FL)
Oyster aquaculture could significantly improve Potomac River estuary water quality
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Life Science Weekly -- Oyster aquaculture in the Potomac River estuary could result in significant improvements to water quality, according to a new NOAA and U.S. Geological Survey study published in the journal Aquatic Geochemistry (see also Chalcogens). All of the nitrogen currently polluting the Potomac River estuary could be removed if 40 percent of ...
Source : Life Science Weekly
BRIEF: Larimore, N.D., water plant shut down
April 16--The water treatment plant in Larimore, N.D., is out of commission for the time being and the city is asking residents to avoid using too much water. The problem became apparent around 8 this morning, said public works Supervisor Dustin Barber, but the nature of the problem is not yet clear to him. There's still water in storage in the city's water tower but he said he's asking the ...
Source : Grand Forks Herald (ND)
Safe drinking water becoming scarce
Some recent water pollution-related incidents have roused serious concerns across China. The latest one occurred in Lanzhou, Gansu province, on April 11: excessive levels of benzene were detected in the city's tap water. Local authorities later said crude oil leaking from a pipeline had contaminated tap water supplied to 2.4 million people in the city. Benzene levels in the water returned to ...
Source : China Daily: Hong Kong Edition
Utah water cops wary of thieves as supplies dwindle
April 16--Time was, there were two sure-fire ways to get yourself killed out here in the wild, wild West. Steal a horse, or steal water. "Stealing horses and stealing water was equivalent to taking a man's livelihood," explains Kerry Carpenter, enforcement engineer for the Utah Division of Water Rights. And penalties tended to be pretty severe. "For stealing horses, you used to get hung," ...
Source : Standard-Examiner (Ogden, UT)
Claims of corruption add to Al-Qaa water woes
AL-QAA, Lebanon: On a warm spring day in the Bekaa Valley town of Al-Qaa, Hana Rizk stood outside his neighbor's one-story house, a tired grimace on his face from coping with the town's insufficient water supply. "The water came for two hours today," Rizk said with quiet anger. "The last time it was turned on was two days ago and now it probably won't come for another two to three days. How ...
Source : Daily Star, The (Lebanon)
Two Rivers Water & Farming Co Files SEC Form 8-K, Current Report (Apr. 9, 2014)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Agriculture Week -- According to news reporting originating from Washington, D.C., by VerticalNews journalists, a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing by Two Rivers Water & Farming Co (Form 8-K) was posted on April 8, 2014. The SIC code for this company is 100, Agricultural Production-Crops. There were 3 documents filed with this form. ...
Source : Agriculture Week
California Water Service Group Files SEC Form DEF 14A, Other Definitive Proxy Statements (Apr. 8, 2014)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Ecology, Environment & Conservation -- According to news reporting originating from Washington, D.C., by VerticalNews journalists, a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing by California Water Service Group (Form DEF 14A) was posted on April 8, 2014. The SIC code for this company is 4941, Water Supply. There were 5 documents filed with this ...
Source : Ecology, Environment & Conservation
Companhia De Saneamento Basico Do Estado De Sao Paulo-sabesp Files SEC Form 6-K, Report of Foreign Issuer [Rules 13A-16 And 15D-16] (Apr. 8, 2014)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Ecology, Environment & Conservation -- According to news reporting originating from Washington, D.C., by VerticalNews journalists, a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing by Companhia De Saneamento Basico Do Estado De Sao Paulo-sabesp (Form 6-K) was posted on April 8, 2014. The SIC code for this company is 4941, Water Supply. There were 2 ...
Source : Ecology, Environment & Conservation
Gemmill Elizabeth H Files SEC Form 4, Statement of Changes in Beneficial Ownership of Securities (Apr. 4, 2014)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Ecology, Environment & Conservation -- According to news reporting originating from Washington, D.C., by VerticalNews journalists, a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing by Gemmill Elizabeth H (Form 4) was posted on April 4, 2014. The SIC code for this company is 4941, Water Supply. There was one document filed with this form. The SEC ...
Source : Ecology, Environment & Conservation
The Home Depot Hosts Water Conservation Workshops Nationwide
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Ecology, Environment & Conservation -- The Home Depot(®), the world's largest home improvement retailer, announced a nationwide effort to help educate and enable residents in drought-affected areas and elsewhere to conserve water inside and outside the home. On Saturday, April 26, The Home Depot will host Water Conservation Workshops at all 1,977 of its ...
Source : Ecology, Environment & Conservation