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US EPA funds water projects in New York, New Jersey and Puerto Rico
21 October, 2014
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has provided $197m in funds to New York, $74m to New Jersey and $26.8m to Puerto Rico, in order to improve water infrastructure. ...
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EBRD and Swiss SECO to fund wastewater improvement project in Tajikistan
Monday, October 20, 2014 The Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) agreed to provide funds for modernisation of the wastewater system in...

Faulty Blue Sky wastewater treatment plant shut down in the US
Monday, October 20, 2014 The Division of Water Quality (DWQ) in Lexington, Kentucky, US has taken the Blue Sky Wastewater Treatment Plant offline after a new sanitary sewer pump station was commissioned in the...

Minnesota opens $28m wastewater treatment plant
Friday, October 17, 2014 Central Iron Range Sanitary Sewer District (CIRSSD) Board in Minnesota, US, has commissioned a $28m wastewater treatment facility near...

San Francisco completes $288m Bay Tunnel project
Friday, October 17, 2014 San Francisco has completed a $288m seismically resistant underground tunnel under San Francisco Bay to provide reliable water supply to the US...

Sound Global wins contract to build water supply plant construction Jilin, China
Thursday, October 16, 2014 Chinese water treatment company Sound Global has won a contract for construction of a water supply plant in the north-eastern city of Jilin,...

Michigan provides $91m grant for sewer system improvement in local communities
Thursday, October 16, 2014 The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality in the US has awarded a $91m grant to 115 communities and agencies to improve their sewer system....

Los Angeles to cut water use by 20% in three years to fight drought
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has issued mandatory restrictions for city departments, as well as a directive for residents, aiming to cut local water use by 20% over the next three years,...

Vancouver wastewater treatment plant in Canada to receive $550m upgrade
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Metro Vancouver in Canada is planning to invest $550m in the Annacis Island Wastewater Treatment Plant to improve its capacity in order to cope with local water supply...

ADB arranges $288m loan for wastewater treatment projects in China
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 The Asian Development Bank has arranged a $288m loan for Beijing Enterprises Water Group to promote wastewater treatment and reuse in...

Sound Global wins deal to operate and maintain 16 sewage facilities in China
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Beijing-based wastewater treatment solutions provider Sound Global has signed a deal with Chongqing Yulong Asset Management (Holdings) to operate and maintain 16 sewage treatment facilities...

California aquifers contaminated by fracking waste, water board confirms
Monday, October 13, 2014 California aquifers are contaminated with high levels of arsenic, thallium and nitrates, as three billion gallons of wastewater from the oil industry have been dumped into the...

Oxford-based Nominet and Love Hz introduce innovative trial for enhanced flood detection
Monday, October 13, 2014 Nominet R&D and wireless network consultancy Love Hz have begun a pioneering trial of using Internet of Things (IoT) for detection of potential floods in the...

Biwater to build novel water reuse pilot project in California
Friday, October 10, 2014 Water and wastewater systems provider Biwater will construct a pilot advanced water treatment plant for Padre Dam Municipal Water District in California,...

World Bank sanctions $50m for Haiti’s water and sanitation improvement
Friday, October 10, 2014 The World Bank has sanctioned $50m to the Government of Haiti to improve water and sanitation facilities in the Caribbean country to prevent waterborne...

US county passes bond act to resolve water treatment concerns
Thursday, October 09, 2014 The Board of Legislators of Westchester County in New York, US, has passed a bond act to provide $765,000 for designing an ultraviolet (UV) treatment system for Water District...

Protec and Dow Water to supply components for Carlsbad Desalination Project in US
Thursday, October 09, 2014 IDE Technologies has selected pressure vessels and reverse osmosis membranes from Protec Arisawa and Dow Water & Process Solutions for the Carlsbad Desalination Project in San Diego, California,...

Fall River water treatment facility in Massachusetts settles Clean Air Act compliance issues with EPA
Wednesday, October 08, 2014 The Fall River Water Filtration Plant in Massachusetts has agreed with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to upgrade the facility in order to avoid the use of chlorine...

ISS appoints NCH Europe as primary water treatment service provider in UK
Wednesday, October 08, 2014 Global facilities management provider ISS has appointed UK-based water, energy and maintenance systems provider NCH Europe as its primary provider of water treatment...

Northumbrian Water and Modern Water JV to build wastewater treatment facility in Gibraltar
Tuesday, October 07, 2014 The Government of Gibraltar has selected the Northumbrian Water and Modern Water Services joint-venture (JV) to design, construct, finance and operate a wastewater plant at Europa...

Thailand plans long-term management to deal with water crisis
Monday, October 06, 2014 Thailand’s Agriculture Ministry is considering a long-term water management plan to facilitate sufficient water for rice farming in the...


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