Water supply

Cal Am Withdrawls Coastal Commission Permit Application

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 2:38am

California American Water announced today that it is withdrawing its application to the California Coastal Commission for a Coastal Development Permit to construct the slant wells for the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project, the companys desalination proposal to replace pumping from the environmentally-sensitive Carmel River.

Key Points: 
  • California American Water announced today that it is withdrawing its application to the California Coastal Commission for a Coastal Development Permit to construct the slant wells for the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project, the companys desalination proposal to replace pumping from the environmentally-sensitive Carmel River.
  • The Commission has now cancelled tomorrows hearing and will reschedule after the company has refiled its application.
  • Because the Commission must meet deadlines associated with the Permit Streamlining Act, withdrawing and refiling our application is the best way to allow more time for these things to occur.
  • Public comments the Commission has received to date on the project will be preserved as part of the official record for the projects application and have been shared with the Coastal Commission members.

Biofriendly Corporation Finds More Ways to Help the Planet through Charitable Donations

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 7:28pm

Biofriendly contributed funds to Well Aware, a Texas-based Non-profit, the World Wildlife Fund, Arbor Day Foundation and the Ocean Conservancy.

Key Points: 
  • Biofriendly contributed funds to Well Aware, a Texas-based Non-profit, the World Wildlife Fund, Arbor Day Foundation and the Ocean Conservancy.
  • "Contributing donations to charitable organizations is a big priority at Biofriendly," said Noel Carroll, CEO of Biofriendly Corporation.
  • With Well Aware, Biofriendly participated in the annual Shower Strike fundraiser presented by the Austin, TX based non-profit.
  • The employees of Biofriendly raised money to help implement innovative water systems in East Africa to fend off contamination and water scarcity.

WaterPIO and 120Water Partner to Strengthen Utility Compliance With EPA's New Lead & Copper Rule Public Communication Requirements

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 2:00pm

The revised LCR is expected to placesignificant strain on resource-strapped public water systems.

Key Points: 
  • The revised LCR is expected to placesignificant strain on resource-strapped public water systems.
  • Likely to be included is a new public communicationrequirement to notify customers within 24 hours of when a system is informed about elevated levels of lead in its drinking water.
  • The Rule will alsomake current lead service line inventories available to the public.
  • 120Water helps public water systems maintain compliance by simplifying and modernizing drinking water programs, including the Lead and Copper Rule.

Consolidated Water to Present at the Janney Virtual Utilities Conference on September 16, 2020

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 1:31pm

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, Sept. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ Global Select Market: CWCO), a leading developer and operator of advanced water supply and treatment plants, has been invited to present at the Janney Virtual Utilities Conference on September 16, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, Sept. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ Global Select Market: CWCO), a leading developer and operator of advanced water supply and treatment plants, has been invited to present at the Janney Virtual Utilities Conference on September 16, 2020.
  • Consolidated Water president and CEO, Rick McTaggart, and the company's executive vice president and CFO, David Sasnett, are scheduled to present in one-on-one virtual meetings with institutional analysts and investors throughout the day on September 16.
  • To schedule a one-on-one meeting with Consolidated Water, please contact your Janney representative.
  • Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. develops and operates advanced water supply and treatment plants and water distribution systems.

Woodlands Water Partners with Ameresco to Implement Automatic Metering Infrastructure

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 - 8:50pm

Ameresco, Inc. , (NYSE: AMRC), a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company, today announced that it has been selected by Woodlands Water to install automatic metering infrastructure (AMI) across its service area in Montgomery County, Texas.

Key Points: 
  • Ameresco, Inc. , (NYSE: AMRC), a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company, today announced that it has been selected by Woodlands Water to install automatic metering infrastructure (AMI) across its service area in Montgomery County, Texas.
  • Following a competitive solicitation beginning in July 2019, Woodlands Water selected Ameresco to provide a turnkey solution to identify, design, install and monitor a comprehensive water efficiency program.
  • Over the next 18 months, Ameresco will install more than 34,000 smart water meters across the Woodlands service area, which will seamlessly integrate water consumption data into customers existing WaterSmart portals.
  • Automatic metering infrastructure helps communities take better control of how they use and conserve water, said Bob Georgeoff, vice president of Ameresco.

Global Smart Water Meter Market (2020 to 2025) - Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 12:01pm

The "Smart Water Meter Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2020-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Smart Water Meter Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2020-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The global smart water meter market grew at a CAGR of around 10% during 2014-2019.
  • As a result, the conventionally used analog metering systems are gradually being replaced by smart water meters.
  • At present, the demand for smart water meters is escalating across the globe as they enable users to conserve water.

Clean the World in Partnership with Orange County Government Expands its Fresh Start WASH & Wellness Program to Provide Homeless Community with Showers & COVID-19 Testing

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 1:00pm

The Fresh Start WASH & Wellness Program will be a driving force towards a successful transition to housing, treatment, and job placement services for this underserved community.

Key Points: 
  • The Fresh Start WASH & Wellness Program will be a driving force towards a successful transition to housing, treatment, and job placement services for this underserved community.
  • The Fresh Start WASH & Wellness program in Las Vegas saw a decrease in homelessness by up to 35% when hygiene and wellness services were offered to the community.
  • In 2017, Clean the World launched its first Fresh Start WASH & Wellness Program in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Clean the World is looking for sponsors to help cover operational costs of the Fresh Start WASH and Wellness Program.

LARQ Brings Pure Water Beyond Filtration To The Home With The LARQ Pitcher

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 1:00pm

The LARQ Pitcher is a unique two-step water filtration and purification system combining LARQ's PureVis UV-C LED technology first seen in its flagship LARQ Bottle with a custom designed filter that is plant-based to provide pure water beyond filtration.

Key Points: 
  • The LARQ Pitcher is a unique two-step water filtration and purification system combining LARQ's PureVis UV-C LED technology first seen in its flagship LARQ Bottle with a custom designed filter that is plant-based to provide pure water beyond filtration.
  • Simultaneously, the LARQ Pitcher addresses the challenges and dangers of tap and tabletop filtration, with a sustainable solution to clean water at home.
  • The LARQ Pitcher furthers our mission to lower dependency on single-use plastic while providing the healthiest hydration option for our customers.
  • The LARQ Pitcher is now available for pre-order in Monaco Blue and Pure White at livelarq.com/larq-pitcher as well as on Kickstarter.

LARQ Brings Pure Water Beyond Filtration to the Home With the LARQ Pitcher

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 1:00pm

Global hydration brand unveils the LARQ Pitcher, bringing revolutionary technology into the home and modernising the traditional filtered water industry

Key Points: 
  • Global hydration brand unveils the LARQ Pitcher, bringing revolutionary technology into the home and modernising the traditional filtered water industry
    LONDON, Sept. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- LARQ , leading global health and wellness hydration brand, today unveils the LARQ Pitcher.
  • Now available for pre-order, the LARQ Pitcher is a first-of-its-kind water jug with a unique two-step water filtration and purification system combining LARQ's PureVis UV-C LED technology first seen in its flagship LARQ Bottle with a custom designed filter that is renewably sourced and plant-based to provide pure water beyond filtration.
  • Simultaneously, the LARQ Pitcher addresses the challenges and dangers of tap water contamination with a sustainable solution to clean water at home.
  • The LARQ Pitcher is now available for pre-order in Monaco Blue and Pure White at LiveLARQ.com ( www.livelarq.com/larq-pitcher ) as well as on Kickstarter.

Global Water Resources Declares Monthly Dividend

Monday, August 31, 2020 - 1:31pm

PHOENIX, Aug. 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Water Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ: GWRS), (TSX: GWR), a pure-play water resource management company, has declared, under its dividend policy, a monthly cash dividend in the amount of $0.0241 per common share (an annualized amount of $0.2892 per share), which will be payable on September 30, 2020, to holders of record at the close of business on September 16, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • PHOENIX, Aug. 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Water Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ: GWRS), (TSX: GWR), a pure-play water resource management company, has declared, under its dividend policy, a monthly cash dividend in the amount of $0.0241 per common share (an annualized amount of $0.2892 per share), which will be payable on September 30, 2020, to holders of record at the close of business on September 16, 2020.
  • Global Water Resources, Inc. is a leading water resource management company that owns and operates 12 utilities which provide water, wastewater, and recycled water services.
  • The company has been recognized for its highly-effective implementation of Total Water Management (TWM), an integrated approach to managing the entire water cycle by owning and operating water, wastewater and recycled water utilities within the same geographic area to maximize the beneficial use of recycled water.
  • TWM conserves water by using the right water for the right use and helps protect water supplies in water-scarce areas experiencing population growth.