Water Regulations News

  • Water-Enery Nexus 2017 to Focus on Tech Advances and Strategies for Optimizing Efficiencies and Sustainability

    The Water-Energy Nexus Conference, February 28-March 1, 2017 in Los Angeles, California zeros in on the ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • CH2M wins Performance Audit Group commission from Transport Scotland

    Transport Scotland, the agency responsible for the delivery of major infrastructure projects and for overseeing the operation of the Scottish transport networks, has awarded CH2M the Performance Audit Group (PAG) commission. As the holder of the commission, CH2M will remain responsible for auditing, monitoring and reporting on the financial, technical ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Ballast Water Market gets set to sail

    A surge of investment in ballast water treatment is expected in 2015, due to the imminent ratification of global environmental legislation. Spending is expected to explode with more than 65,000 systems set to account for $45.6 billion investment over the next five years. A new report by Global Water Intelligence (GWI) outlines the opportunities on offer for water technologies. In line ...

  • South East Water on the block as funds seek exit

    The Canadian pension fund manager that controls a 50% interest in South East Water – the UK’s largest water-only company – is selling its stake. Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec has hired RBC to advise it, and the bank will seek non-binding offers before Christmas. Analysts believe bids will reflect a premium of up to 30% over SEW’s current ...

  • EPA Issues Final 2016 NPDES Pesticide General Permit

    On November 1, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published its Final National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Pesticide General Permit for Point Source Discharges from the Application of Pesticides in the Federal Register, which regulates discharges to waters of the United States ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Ontario needs better groundwater data

    Ontario’s environmental commissioner is urging the Liberal government to get better information about the province’s groundwater as it reviews permits for bottled water companies.Premier Kathleen Wynne recently imposed a two-year moratorium on any new or expanded bottled water operations in the province while the government reviews the rules and comes up with a new pricing scheme. ...

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports American River Pipeline Conveyance Project Dedication

    Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), Conceived in 2011, the American River Pipeline Conveyance Project (Project) is an example of regional partners coming together to solve water supply reliability issues at a local level.  The Project was developed to provide a replacement water supply for Golden State Water Company’s (Golden State Water) ...


    By Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports American River Pipeline Conveyance Project Dedication

    Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), Conceived in 2011, the American River Pipeline Conveyance Project (Project) is an example of regional partners coming together to solve water supply reliability issues at a local level.  The Project was developed to provide a replacement water supply for Golden State Water Company’s (Golden State Water) ...


    By Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.

  • Xylem Inc. announces closing of offering of $900 million of senior notes

    Xylem Inc. a leading global water technology company, today announced that it has closed its offering of $500 million of 3.250% senior notes due 2026 and $400 million of 4.375% senior notes due 2046. The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the transaction, together with cash on hand, proceeds from issuances under the Company’s existing commercial paper program and ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • IECA Mountain States Chapter Annual Conference Denver, CO

    Are you involved in stormwater management, sediment and erosion control, reclamation, restoration, design, engineering, water quality, regulations, and inspections? If so than you should join Nilex at this year's IECA Mountain States Chapter Annual Conference on November 10th featuring Barry Fagan presenting on Green, Gray or Purple, It’s all Infrastructure; Thomas Parker presenting on ...


    By Nilex

  • World Water Council leads the way towards increasing climate resilience through water solutions

    A deeply uncertain world calls for new approaches, advocates World Water Council, calling on governments to include water in global climate agenda. On the road to COP22, the World Water Council in collaboration with Conagua and ANEAS launch a new evidence-based book to provide decision makers with solutions for adaptation plans to increase resilience and improve disaster ...


    By World Water Council

  • CH2M`s Samuel Jeyanayagam named Water Environment Federation Fellow

    CH2M is pleased to announce that Dr. Samuel Jeyanayagam, CH2M vice president and senior principal technologist, has been recognized as a 2016 Water Environment Federation (WEF) Fellow for his distinguished accomplishments and contributions to the preservation and enhancement of the global water environment. WEF Fellows are recognized in various areas of ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • At UN, global leaders commit to act on antimicrobial resistance

    World leaders today signalled an unprecedented level of attention to curb the spread of infections that are resistant to antimicrobial medicines. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) happens when bacteria, viruses, parasites, and fungi develop resistance against medicines that were previously able to cure them. For the first time, Heads of State  ...

  • Water/Municipal Sector Applauds Senate Passage of WRDA

    A diverse coalition of organizations representing the drinking water, wastewater, stormwater, flood risk management and local government sectors, recently congratulated the Senate for passing S. 2848, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 with a broad bipartisan vote of 95 to 3. This strong vote reflects the wide-spread support among Members of Congress and the ...


    By WateReuse

  • Senate WRDA Bill Addresses On-Farm Fuel Storage Regulations

    In a late addition to the Senate year Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) consideration, provisions have been included to limit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations on aboveground fuel storage on farms. The provision would exempt certain containers from EPA’s Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) rules. The provisions were tacked onto a substitute ...

  • AWWA applauds the U.S. Senate`s passage of the Water Resources Development Act

    The American Water Works Association (AWWA) today applauded the U.S. Senate’s support for reinvesting in the nation’s water infrastructure with its inclusion of significant funding for two key programs in water resources legislation. The Senate approved S. 2848, the Water Resources Development Act or WRDA, today. The House is still working on its own version ...

  • New emissions regulations indicate rise of LNG as marine fuel in Asia

    Given the restrictions implemented by International Marine Organization (IMO) requiring lower exhaust emission of sulfur oxides (SOx), nitrous oxide (NOx), particulate matter (PM), and carbon dioxide (CO2), there will necessarily be a movement towards lower-emission fuels, especially in Emissions Control Areas (ECAs). The coasts of the US, Canada and Northern Europe are all highly regulated ...


    By dmg :: events

  • CA State Water Board Releases Draft Report on Feasibility of Developing Regulations for Direct Potable Reuse

    The State of California’s Division of Drinking Water (DDW) released a draft report September 8 on the feasibility of developing statewide regulations for direct potable reuse of recycled water. The draft report is available for review and input during a 45-day public comment period. It is anticipated that the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB), in consultation with an existing ...


    By WateReuse

  • Where does your water come from? A journey from field to tap

    Of this supply, 69% is provided by surface water sources such as streams and rivers, explains Neasa Revens, catchment scientist at Severn Trent. “We have 16 major surface water works under our operation, from which the water is cleaned via a series of physical and chemical treatment processes, before being distributed to our customers.” Alongside these practices, Severn Trent also ...


    By Certis UK

  • Find all the latest environmental standards

    Find all the latest environmental standards and guidelines in one handy place. Visit our free resource. Including: USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Holland, UK, and Malaysia. ESdat environmental software have compiled a free resource of environmental guidelines and standards for USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Holland, United Kingdom and Malaysia. They can be opened in Excel, reviewed, ...

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