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Water Tariffs in Major Cities Growing at Twice the Global Inflation Rate in 2017

October 25, 2017 - in Featured, Water

The results of Global Water Intelligence’s 2017 Global Water Tariff Survey, published last month, have revealed that water and wastewater tariffs rose by 3.91% on average across 385 cities between July 2016 and July 2017, more than two times the global inflation…

Securing the Nation’s Water: WaterISAC and Perch Security Partner to Improve Water/Wastewater Utility Cybersecurity

October 23, 2017 - in Corporate, News, Water

WASHINGTON and TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 23, 2017 - The Water Information Sharing and Analysis Center (WaterISAC) announces that it has entered into a partnership…

Singapore Implements its First Tariff Increase in 17 Years to Secure its Future Water Needs

October 20, 2017 - in Water

 The Public Utilities Board of Singapore (PUB) implemented this year its first tariff hike in 17 years to secure Singapore’s future water needs,…

Mexico City is the Least Affordable Capital City for Drinking Water, ‘Affordability Index’ Reveals

October 17, 2017 - in Drinking water, Water

The results of the 2017 Global Water Tariff Survey’s Affordability Index, published last month by Global Water Intelligence (GWI) and the Global Water Leaders Group (GWLG), have revealed that Mexico City residents spend around 3.71% of their household income…

WaterStep Installs Safe Water Systems in Puerto Rico

October 17, 2017 - in Drinking water, Water

Louisville-based WaterStep is currently on the ground to help, arriving October 10th in the town of Vega Alta to provide water purification systems in 22 hard-hit and remote municipalities. WaterStep is working with the National Puerto Rican Leadership Council…

Wyland World Water Pledge to Inspire 7.5 Billion people For Sustainable Use of Global Water Resources

October 17, 2017 - in Water

The signing of a new joint partnership between the Wyland Foundation and the United Nations Environment Program to protect the global marine environment through the Wyland World Water Pledge, a 10-year outreach program to inspire and engage every person on…

Bluewater Launches Clean Drinking Water Movement to Boost a Sustainable Future for Human and Ocean Health

October 16, 2017 - in Drinking water, Water

Bluewater, a world leader in innovative, market-leading technologies delivering contaminant-free drinking water, today announced a strategic push to fast-track wider public access to purified drinking water and disrupt the global average’s industry reliance…

Aquadam Equipment Provides Relief for Flooded Roadways Affected by Hurricane Harvey

October 16, 2017 - in Stormwater, Water

WACO – After Hurricane Harvey made landfall on August 25 and devastated cities along the Texas coastline, the Texas Department of Transportation quickly moved to mitigate extreme flooding as the storm moved north toward Houston and Beaumont. With waters…

America’s Oldest Transport Network Needs Some Attention

October 13, 2017 - in Water

ONE of the murals depicting the history of Paducah on a wall built to keep out the river shows a captain in his pilot-house, looking over a 15-barge tow with 24,000 tonnes of cargo. At the turn of the last century this small city in Kentucky, at the confluence…

“Tariffs Need to Double” in the USA to Tackle Ageing Infrastructure & Water Scarcity

October 13, 2017 - in Water

A new White Paper, published by Global Water Intelligence (GWI) and the Global Water Leaders Group (GWLG) calls for further water and wastewater tariff increases across the USA, amid rate hikes driven by concerns for ageing infrastructure and water scarcity.…