3 Apr 2013 - 08:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MUMBAI, India — The Maharashtra state government is facing a tough decision over whether to hold the sixth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket matches at a time when the state has been battling its w
15 Mar 2013 - 07:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MUMBAI India — State authorities in Maharashtra state have put police on high alert to avert possible clashes over available water in the Indian state, which is facing its worst drought in over four decades.
7 Mar 2013 - 08:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — India's Vice President Hamid Ansari warned this week that the country has created a ticking bomb in public health, since it is able to treat only one-fifth of its wastewater.
12 Feb 2013 - 10:34 by Local Press Report
MUMBAI (Live Mint & The Wall Street Journal) — India’s sugar production for the 2013-14 season is set to fall below consumption for the first time in four years as a water shortage trims acreage in three key states. The drop could boost gl
9 Jan 2013 - 09:05 by Local Press Report
MUMBAI (Times of India) — The acute water crisis in the state may leave cola plants, water-intensive bottling units, breweries and vineyards thirsting for the one resource that is absolutely vital to their operation.
8 Jan 2013 - 10:57 by Local Press Report
MUMBAI (Frost & Sullivan) — The Indian Water and Wastewater treatment market is at growth phase and is expected to reflect high growth rate for the next five years.
23 Oct 2012 - 09:53 by Local Press Report
MUMBAI (CNBC.com) — India's Rural Development and Water and Sanitation Minister Jairam Ramesh has urged single women to give men a toilet ultimatum.
2 Oct 2012 - 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MUMBAI, India — US-based global water technology company Xylem Inc.
1 Oct 2012 - 08:56 by Local Press Report
LEH (Deccan Herald) — After being stalled due to threats from the Chinese side of Line of Actual Control, work on an irrigation project along the Indus river in the border town of Nyoma in north of Jammu and Kashmir has
27 Sep 2012 - 10:10 by Local Press Report
MUMBAI (The Times of India) — In a new twist to the political crisis in Maharashtra that has risen from an irrigation scam, one of the whistleblowers has named Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari for trying t
25 Sep 2012 - 09:49 by Local Press Report
MUMBAI (Bloomberg ) — SPML Infra Ltd. (SPML), an Indian builder, won $78 million USD of contracts for water infrastructure work in the western state of Rajasthan.
28 Aug 2012 - 08:58 by Local Press Report
GURGAON (Hindustan Times) — Officials of the Haryana government on Monday met a team of experts from Singapore to discuss ways to tackle shortage of water supply in industrial areas here.
22 Aug 2012 - 09:39 by Local Press Report
MUMBAI, India (Times of India) — With rain playing truant, especially in the catchment areas where the water-supplying lakes are situated, the BMC hopes to start an experiment on cloud seeding in September.
24 Jul 2012 - 09:25 by Local Press Report
NEW DELHI (Alert Net) — On a sweltering summer day in Delhi, Indian water guru Anupam Mishra spoke with AlertNet about his belief that short-term political solutions are unlikely to alleviate India’s growing water probl
13 Jul 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
India, CHandiGarH — Traces of uranium have been found in groundwater in India’s Punjab state, according to Federal Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh.
3 Jul 2012 - 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, WASHINGTON DC — The world’s cities are growing both in size and population, and this growth will require heavy investments in infrastructure that nearly double current expenditures, according to a new report from
13 Jun 2012 - 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — Both China and India have plans for large-scale coal development to meet their growing electricity needs.
1 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MUMBAI, India — India needs to reform its water pricing structure and encourage greater private sector participation in order to maximize water use efficiency, according to a new report from global consultancy E
1 May 2012 - 09:51 by Local Press Report
MUMBAI (Times of India) — Full Story - In a bid to tighten security near the city's water sources, lik
1 May 2012 - 09:44 by Local Press Report
MUMBAI (BBC News) — Full Story - Activists in Mumbai have launched a campaign to demand better public toilet facilities for women. Currently,
17 Apr 2012 - 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MUMBAI, India — India's diversified Essel Group is close to acquiring a majority equity stake in Hyderabad-based water infrastructure developer IVRCL Ltd., in what could be India's first takeover in the water in
17 Apr 2012 - 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MUMBAI, India — Mumbai-based wastewater treatment company Concord Enviro Systems plans to raise $100 million USD through divestment of a significant equity stake to overseas investors.
16 Apr 2012 - 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BRUSSELS, Belgium — Turkey and three other nations in one of the world’s most conflict-prone regions have agreed to form a high-level group to cooperate on managing their increasingly threatened water supplies.
11 Apr 2012 - 11:52 by Local Press Report
AMMAN (Jordan Directions) — Full Story - A High Level Group, to be chaired by Prince Hassan bin Talal, has
28 Mar 2012 - 07:34 by Local Press Report
TOKYO (Hitachi (Press Release)) — A consortium comprising Hitachi Ltd., ITOCHU Corporation and Hyflux Ltd.
29 Feb 2012 - 08:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MUMBAI, India — Maharashtra state’s water regulator is considering allowing farmers to trade water rights as a way to promote more efficient water use.
21 Feb 2012 - 23:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CHENNAI, India — Israel’s IDE Technologies is seeking partnerships with large water companies in India in hopes of gaining entry to the country’s municipal desalination market.
8 Feb 2012 - 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MUMBAI, India — Mumbai has to find a way to streamline and expand water supply and sewage services to meet growing demand.
24 Jan 2012 - 11:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MUMBAI, India — Ion Exchange, a leading player in India’s water purification and treatment business, is seeking acquisitions to bolster its position in the domestic market.
17 Jan 2012 - 12:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MUMBAI, India — Indian infrastructure firm KEC International is expected to close an acquisition in the water and wastewater treatment sector in the next few months.
17 Jan 2012 - 12:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
India, PUNE — Pune-based water treatment company Praj Industries acquired Mumbai-based Neela Systems Limited, which has extensive business interests in the water treatment industry.
17 Jan 2012 - 11:55 by Local Press Report
MUMBAI (MECO (Press Release)) — MECO will design and build two vapor compression desalination plants to produce drinking and process water in the Mumbai High oilfield.
10 Jan 2012 - 12:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MUMBAI, India — India’s growing water shortages will severely restrain its economic growth and also lead to food shortages and conflicts, with negative social and political consequences, warns a new report by In
7 Dec 2011 - 13:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CHENNAI, India — Indian water treatment company VA Tech Wabag plans to increase its focus on the desalination and water reuse and recycling industries in the next few years.
25 Oct 2011 - 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MUMBAI, India — Improved sanitation and proper hygiene have historically been “neglected and underfunded topics characterized by inconsistent approaches and policies, fragmentation and unclear responsibilities,”
24 Oct 2011 - 16:55 by Local Press Report
KAMPALA (The Monitor (Uganda)) — Thirteen districts in eastern Uganda -- Katakwi, Amuria, Kaberamaido, Butebo, Soroti, Serere, Kumi, Ngora, Pallisa, Kibuku, Bukedia, Amolator and Dokolo -- will benefit from a $5 million USD Glob
18 Oct 2011 - 11:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MUMBAI, India — Municipal authorities in Mumbai have launched efforts to install non-automated water meters in slums throughout the city.