Water Issues

SEC, SASB, GRI, IIRC, FSB-TCFD

EPA Announces $275 Million WIFIA Loan to Improve Water Infrastructure in New Orleans, Louisiana   
December 09, 2021
Source: US Environmental Protection Agency - Nationally, 64 WIFIA loans are financing over $26 billion in water infrastructure upgrades, creating 74,000 jobs WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a $275 million Water...
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Red Hill Water Crisis   
December 09, 2021
Source: Honolulu Star-Advertiser - The Navy has detected petroleum products in its Red Hill drinking water well, which has been shut down since Sunday. Read more Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro is expected in Honolulu next week, raising optimism that contaminated...
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EPA says studies of Benton Harbor drinking water will take through early February to finish   
December 09, 2021
Source: Michigan Radio - People in Benton Harbor have been warned to consume only bottled water for two months now. EPA says answers about certified lead water filters won’t be available for maybe two more months.
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Some in California have to limit their daily water usage to 55 gallons. Here's what that means for everyday activities   
December 09, 2021
Source: CBS News on MSN.com - Extreme drought in California is forcing drastic measures on the 200,000 residents in Marin County. They have been told to cut their water usage to just 55 gallons a day. A 10-minute shower uses about 25 gallons.
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Climate Change Data Deluge Has Scientists Scrambling for Solutions   
December 09, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal - As earth-observing satellites, aircraft and ocean buoys churn out ever-rising amounts of information about our planet, data managers turn to cloud computing and artificial intelligence.
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Waldo to receive $2.5 million for water infrastructure   
December 09, 2021
Source: YAHOO!News - Governor Mike DeWine visited Waldo Village to award Del-Co Water Company, Inc. a $2.5 million to build Waldo a clean water system.
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Navy reports contamination at a second water shaft servicing Hawaii base, state officials say   
December 09, 2021
Source: CNN on MSN.com - The Navy reported dangerous levels of petroleum contamination in a second ground water source at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii on Wednesday, state health officials said, expanding the scope of a tainted water crisis...
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Contaminated water probe leads Navy to halt Hawaii fuel tank operations   
December 09, 2021
Source: NBC News - The Navy will stop operations at fuel storage tanks above a Hawaii aquifer until the completion of its own investigation into how petroleum got into tap water. KHNL's Rick Daysog reports.
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Scatec received an A' score for tackling climate change by CDP   
December 09, 2021
Source: Electric Energy Online - Scatec has been recognised for corporate sustainability by the global environmental non-profit Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), securing a place on its prestigious A List' for tackling climate cha. .
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Pritzker lets water and sewer bill assistance flow ‘to support our most vulnerable’   
December 08, 2021
Source: Chicago Sun-Times - The Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program is the latest state effort to help residents pay their utility bills. It joins a $327 million program announced in September to help residents with bills for their energy services.
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