Latest News for: Water management


County spends $20K to help water districts

Muskogee Phoenix 04 Mar 2021
Muskogee County commissioners spent about $20,000 for two water buffalo tanks that will be used to help rural water districts working to restore service after distribution lines burst during the recent winter storm ... City Manager Mike Miller said some of the districts that purchase water from the city of Muskogee appear to be making progress.

Ratepayers to cop share of multi-billion-dollar plumbing bill

RNZ 04 Mar 2021
By 2050 some Wairarapa households could see their water bill more than triple if worst-case scenarios for water reform are realised ... It is suggested that there will be only a handful of aggregated companies managing water supplies, sewage and stormwater as and when the reforms pass.

23 Miyawaki forests to be established in capital: state minister

Dawn 04 Mar 2021
Talking to this agency, Dr Shaw said Australia and Pakistan were facing equal challenges of water ... The Australian government was also assisting Pakistan in climate resilient agriculture initiatives and water resource management to overcome water crisis in the country, he added.

Effective green infrastructure starts with life in the soil — Part 1

Atlantic City 04 Mar 2021
Traditional stormwater management consists of a system of pipes (grey infrastructure) that transports water offsite as quickly as possible to the nearest local water body ... A rain garden, bioswale or constructed wetland are examples of green infrastructure that help restore natural processes that manage water flow.

Letter: City work to stop water main breaks

The Post and Courier 04 Mar 2021
Apparently the $16 million budget that Aiken received to fix the water system did not work as planned ... Even so, I am still surprised that the mayor and city manager refuse to answer any of my emails to stop the water main breaks in Aiken, since I am a foremost expert in water main breaks and I live in this community.

Water crisis continues in Mississippi, weeks after cold snap

Kearney Hub 04 Mar 2021
Matthew Riley, both with the Maneuver Area Training Equipment Site of Camp Shelby, fill 5-gallon water drums with non-potable water, Monday, March 1, 2021, at a Jackson, Miss., water distribution site on the New Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church parking lot. Water for flushing ...

Beijing aims to further reduce PM2.5 density and heavily polluted days 04 Mar 2021
Source management of volatile organic compounds will also be tightened.  ... To keep the water clean, the city will prevent pollution and improve the ecological environment, carrying out the strictest water resource management policies. .

Somerset weighing its options for domestic water treatment

Crested Butte News 04 Mar 2021
The Somerset Domestic Waterworks District has not determined what it will do to treat drinking water in the future, but the time is drawing nearer for a decision ... water district ... The treatment plant was constructed in 2003, which Oxbow and the water district agreed to manage.

UN expert: Water crisis is worsening, urgent response needed

Reliefweb 04 Mar 2021
The world faces a water crisis ... Boyd said half the world’s population live without safely managed sanitation and urgent action was also needed to help the more than three billion people who either lack access to safe drinking water, or face periodic water shortages.

Asia Primed for Rare ‘Blue’ Bond Sales to Fund Ocean Protection

Caixin Online 04 Mar 2021
While so-called “blue bonds” are relatively rare, that’s about to change as more Asia-Pacific nations set their sights on improving the sustainability of water resources and marine life, according to BNP Paribas Asset Management.

Metito wins contract to build big wastewater plant in Egypt

Egypt Commercial News 04 Mar 2021
Metito, a multinational global provider of intelligent water management and alternative energy solutions, said it has secured the contract for the design, supply, construction, operation and maintenance of the El Hammam agricultural wastewater treatment plant in Egypt.

Tax cuts won’t fix crises

Greenwood Commonwealth 04 Mar 2021
The winter storm again highlighted problems with municipal and rural water systems. As this was written last week, some areas remained without water or under boil water notices ... Unsurprisingly, the state Department of Health, which manages federally funded revolving loans and grants to municipal and rural water systems, faces a budget cut.

OSU researcher leads NOAA-funded project to study West Coast response to ocean acidification

The News Guard 04 Mar 2021
OSU scientists definitively linked that die-off to increased carbon dioxide in the water in a 2012 study ... They also need better communication between growers, scientists, managers and policymakers regarding water-quality testing to respond more quickly as the data dictates.