water management regulation News

  • Regulation for a sustainable water industry

    A new report published this month by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM, UK), Regulation for a Sustainable Water Industry, describes CIWEM's positive vision for the future water industry in England and Wales. CIWEM believes a wide-reaching review of the governance of the water industry is needed now to ensure that our use of water is sustainable in the long ...

  • Water regulator to be reviewed

    Ofwat, the water regulator for England and Wales, is to be reviewed to ensure it is fit for future challenges, the Government announced. The process will examine how the industry regulator works, whether it offers good value for money and if it is delivering what the Government and customers expect. The economic regulator was set up 20 years ago at the time the water industry was privatised, to ...

  • Hydro Water Mandates and Regulations

    Marcie Mangold answered a series of questions written by marcus evans before the forthcoming Hydro Licensing & Compliance Forum, June 6-7, 2012 in Seattle, WA. What are some common issues that the Department of Ecology is facing today in regards to hydro licensing? MM: As a hydro 401 ...


    By Marcus Evans

  • Agricultural water resource management

    The Government’s Big Society programme aims to take power away from politicians, central government and government agencies and transfer it to community level. For water allocation and abstraction management, this will be in the context of increasing demand and decreasing summer resources due to population growth and climate change. At Water & Environment 2011: CIWEM’s Annual ...

  • Southern water asset management

    Southern Water has announced that they will be using PIONEER to give their asset managers the capability to optimise capital maintenance investment programme to meet the service objectives and expenditure outcomes of AMP5. Having developed the Common Framework for Capital Maintenance Planning and assisted many companies in implementing best practice approaches for the PR09 price review, Tynemarch ...

  • Cadmus Wins Contract to Support Development of National Drinking Water Regulations

    The Cadmus Group, Inc., will continue to support the development and implementation of national drinking water regulations by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under a recently awarded seven-year contract with the Standards and Risk Management Division (SRMD) in EPA’s Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water. The national drinking water regulations, and related drinking water ...


    By The Cadmus Group, Inc.

  • AWWA testifies that science should be basis for regulations on perchlorate, other water contaminants

    In testimony this morning before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) urged that sound, peer-reviewed science should drive regulatory decisions on perchlorate and other drinking water contaminants. The hearing, ...

  • Regulating unconventional oil and gas in Alberta

    The Alberta Energy Resources Conservation Board is seeking feedback on a new approach to regulating unconventional resources, such as shale oil and shale gas. The new approach includes requiring early and meaningful stakeholder engagement, minimizing surface impacts, protecting water, and maximizing resource recovery. Albertans have until March 31 to submit feedback to the ERCB. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New regulations loom for land remediation

    Could the remediation industry be facing another steep learning curve as regulators tackle legislation overload by bringing about a variety of new directives? The subject of land remediation has long been cloaked in confusion with contradictory regulations, confusion over permits and most legislation remaining open to interpretation. Recently some issues – such as the definition of waste - ...

  • EPA plans to regulate coal ash

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today is proposing the first-ever national rules to ensure the safe disposal and management of coal ash from coal-fired power plants. Coal combustion residuals, commonly known as coal ash, are byproducts of the combustion of coal at power plants and are disposed of in liquid form at large surface impoundments and in solid form at landfills. The residuals ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • San Diego Fined for Failing to Properly Enforce Storm Water Regulations

    Last month, the City of San Diego was fined for failing to enforce rules that require storm water runoff to be properly treated before it enters nearby bays and the ocean through a municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4).  This news comes after a settlement was reached between San Diego and the Regional Water Quality Control Board.  The city has until November 1st to notify 142 ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Ontario toxics regulation takes effect

    According to the Ontario Waste Management Association (OWMA) beginning January 1, 2010, regulated facilities will be required to track, report and develop plans to reduce the toxic substances they use, create and release. This applies only to facilities currently reporting on emissions to the National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI). These toxics reduction plans will be available to the public ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Waters Introduces Regulated Bioanalysis System Solution Facilitating Consistent and Compliant Workflows

    Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) today introduced the new Waters® Regulated Bioanalysis System Solution, a breakthrough LC/MS/MS system for bioanalysis that combines the latest in sample preparation, UltraPerformance  LC®  (UPLC®) separations technology and chemistries, tandem quadrupole mass spectrometry, and the UNIFI™ Scientific ...


    By Waters Corporation

  • EPA seeks input on the development of drinking water perchlorate regulation

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting small businesses, governments, and not-for-profit organizations to participate as small entity representatives (SERs) for a small business advocacy review (SBAR) Panel. This panel will focus on the agency’s development of a rule that proposes to regulate the amount of perchlorate, a potentially harmful chemical, in drinking water. ...

  • Canadian and US Groups Praise New Approach to Water Level Regulation

    WWF-Canada, Save The River and The Nature Conservancy today offered their organizations' support for the International Joint Commission's (IJC) new approach to water level regulation in Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. The three organizations are encouraged by the proposed Plan BV7 (the 7th version of Plan B) which, if appropriately implemented, will take steps to restore the lake and ...


    By WWF UK

  • Level Sensors Market in water and waste water management

    Level measurement is a very basic process used across several industrial segments. Due to advancement in level sensing technologies, level sensors are expected to show proper growth during the forecast period. The market has entered into a transition from contact type of measurement to non-contact type of measurement over the past five years. Though the current market is dominated by contact ...


  • Lynn L. Bergeson Will Speak at the Practising Law Institute's Program, Environmental Regulation 2011: Managing in the Face of Rapid Change

    Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C), B&C Consortia Management, L.L.C. (BCCM), The Acta Group, L.L.C. (Acta), and The Acta Group EU, Ltd (Acta EU) are pleased to announce that on April 6, 2011, Lynn L. Bergeson will speak in San Francisco at the Practising Law Institute's (PLI) program, Environmental Regulation 2011: Managing in the Face of Rapid Change, on two issues -- key ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Power Generation From Wastewater Treatment Sludge Market - Power Generation, Sludge Management, Regulations And Key Country Analysis To 2020

    Power Generation from Wastewater Treatment Sludge Power Generation, Sludge Management, Regulations and Key Country Analysis to 2020 is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information on the trends in major markets such as the US, Germany, the UK, Japan, China, France, the Netherlands and Canada.    Browse Report ...


    By Business Research Industry

  • Following NPDES regulations just got “ultra” easy

    To be fined or not to be fined? That is the question. With the NPDES Regulations (National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System) and European Commission for the Environment regulations on the rise, Ultra Tech and Granite Environmental have teamed up to keep you in compliance and money in your pockets. What’s the big deal? Stormwater that discharges from municipal separate storm sewer ...


    By Granite Environmental, Inc

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