6 Jul 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — The biggest challenge in the water sector for the city of Shenzhen, in China’s southern Guangdong province, is river pollution, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in a new report released on Jul
6 Jul 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
sinGapore — The water grid in many cities worldwide may use pipes dating back as far as a century or more, but there is still a way to make the grid smarter, according to panelists at the Smart Grid Technology
3 Jul 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
sinGapore — Dow Water & Process Solutions is partnering with companies in India and China to make its reverse osmosis membranes available for residential water systems, and to make them cheaper and easier
2 Jul 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
sinGapore — While there are plenty of new water-related technologies that work well in developed countries, a key challenge for developing countries is how to choose the right ones and implement them well, acc
29 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
sinGapore — Singapore's Public Utilities Board (PUB) has identified eight locations around the island city-state where it can potentially build "variable salinity plants", which would expand water catchments f
22 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — As the water crisis in an around the Indian capital grows worse, the Delhi state government this week took steps to increase supply by signing an agreement with an Singaporean company to start a tr
13 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
sinGapore — Since Singapore first identified water as a strategic growth industry in 2006, the number of companies in the sector has doubled to 100 and the companies have secured projects worth close to $7 bil
8 May 2012 - 12:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
sinGapore — Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) organizers announced in late April that the conference would shift from an annual format to convening every two years.
10 Apr 2012 - 15:02 by Local Press Report
sinGapore (The Business Times Singapore) — Full Story - Existing safeguards to ensure the supply of clean water will be beefed up with two bills passed
10 Apr 2012 - 14:58 by Local Press Report
sinGapore (AsiaOne (Sinagpore)) — Full Story - Water prices will remain unchanged this year, said Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Min
10 Apr 2012 - 14:54 by Local Press Report
sinGapore (TodayOnline (Singapore)) — Full Story - Stiffer penalties will be slapped on those who damage
4 Apr 2012 - 09:18 by Local Press Report
sinGapore (TodayOnline (Singapore)) — A new way to process wastewater in Singapore will be piloted this year, and it may produce more NEWater, use less energy in the process and make it cheaper.
4 Apr 2012 - 09:25 by Local Press Report
sinGapore (Straits Times (Singapore)) — Singapore has come a long way in its water journey, but in the future, community efforts will help spur the Republic’s water security, President Tony Tan Keng Yam said at the launch of the World
4 Apr 2012 - 09:23 by Local Press Report
sinGapore (Straits Times (Singapore)) — Singapore’s Newater has found a champion in United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon, who said that he would recommend the strategy of recycling wastewater to other countries suffering from w
4 Apr 2012 - 09:19 by Local Press Report
sinGapore (Straits Times (Singapore)) — A network of eight water-monitoring buoys could soon be installed in Singapore waters for near real-time alerts to changes in water quality.
28 Mar 2012 - 07:17 by Local Press Report
sinGapore (AsiaOne (Singapore)) — National water agency PUB announced on Thursday, March 22, that its Technology and Water Quality Office (TWQO) has been designated as a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center for sa
20 Mar 2012 - 23:24 by Local Press Report
sinGapore (AsiaOne (Singapore)) — The United Nations (UN) singled out Singapore as an example of how wastewater should be recycled and how water should be priced in a major report on global water supplies.
20 Mar 2012 - 23:23 by Local Press Report
sinGapore (Channel News Asia) — Water pumps manufacturer Grundfos has invested $31.6 million USD in its new Asia Pacific headquarters.
13 Mar 2012 - 15:23 by Local Press Report
SINGAPORE & STOCKHOLM (Appear Networks Systems AB (Press Release)) — A new field service solution to efficiently track portable purification units deployed at Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies customer’s water treatment facilities.
13 Mar 2012 - 15:37 by Local Press Report
sinGapore (Channel News Asia) — A Dutch environmental bio-technologist won the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2012, a prestigious international award that recognizes outstanding contributions towards solving global water problems.
13 Mar 2012 - 15:25 by Local Press Report
sinGapore (Xinhua (China)) — Singapore’s water agency Public Utilities Board (PUB) spends $1.03 billion USD a year on capital and operating expenses, local daily Business Times reported on March 7.
7 Mar 2012 - 10:24 by ajwiltse
sinGapore — A new water alliance has been launched to lead research and specialist consultancy services in Southeast Asia.
28 Feb 2012 - 22:52 by Local Press Report
sinGapore (Water World) — Toray Industries has won an order to supply reverse osmosis membrane elements to the Tuaspring Desalination Plant in Singapore.
21 Feb 2012 - 23:12 by Local Press Report
17 Jan 2012 - 11:49 by Local Press Report
sinGapore (TodayOnline (Singapore)) — Urbanization is one of the factors to blame for the increase in storm water run-off in Singapore, according to an expert panel on drainage design and flood prevention measures.
17 Jan 2012 - 11:42 by Local Press Report
MA, TOPSFIELD (Desalination.biz) — The International Desalination Association’s (IDA) new Desalination Academy will be formally launched in conjunction with this year’s Singapore International Water Week, which takes place from July
10 Jan 2012 - 11:05 by Local Press Report
sinGapore (Straits Times (Singapore)) — All 15 town councils in Singapore have met a deadline set by national water agency PUB to increase security of water storage tanks. The original deadline was July 1, 2011.
10 Jan 2012 - 11:08 by Local Press Report
sinGapore (The Business Times Singapore) — Singaporean companies Sembcorp Utilities and Hyflux are among the firms bidding for the $350-400 million USD Ghubrah independent water project (IWP) in Oman.
13 Dec 2011 - 10:56 by Local Press Report
sinGapore (Channel News Asia) — The Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA), the national water agency, PUB, and the Singapore Water Association (SWA) are collaborating on a new training program called the Singapore Workfo
1 Nov 2011 - 11:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
sinGapore — “Problems relating to water aren’t a scarcity of water,” according to Seetharam Kallidaikurichi Easwaran, director of the Institute of Water Policy at Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Po
18 Oct 2011 - 10:44 by Local Press Report
sinGapore (AsiaOne (Singapore)) — The current design and system of canals and drains in Singapore are inadequate to handle the higher rainfall levels, according to an Expert Panel on Enhancing Flood Protection.
18 Oct 2011 - 10:41 by Local Press Report
sinGapore (Channel News Asia) — The winners of this year’s Watermark Award for water conservation are the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), Fuhua Primary, Sony Electronics Asia, the Nature Society of Singapore and Bendemeer P
11 Oct 2011 - 09:06 by Local Press Report
20 Sep 2011 - 09:03 by Local Press Report
sinGapore (Channel News Asia) — The Singapore Center on Environmental Life Sciences Engineering (SCELSE), a new $97 million USD research center hosted by the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in partnership with the National
13 Sep 2011 - 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
sinGapore — The 50-year-old agreement under which Malaysia’s Johor state provided water supply to Singapore expired on August 31, with no move to extend the agreement.
13 Sep 2011 - 09:34 by Local Press Report
sinGapore (Channel News Asia) — A new ballast water disinfection technology that is more compact and environmentally-friendly developed by researchers from the Faculty of Engineering at the National University of Singapore (NUS)
30 Aug 2011 - 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
sinGapore — In Singapore, a small and gradually growing number of companies are investing in the water sector to position themselves for expansion into other Asian markets.
30 Aug 2011 - 09:03 by Local Press Report
sinGapore (TodayOnline (Singapore)) — Chinese water treatment firm United Envirotech got in-principle approval from the Singapore Exchange to list up to 305 million new ordinary shares to help support its business expansion plans in Ch
16 Aug 2011 - 11:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
sinGapore — When companies put together their risk management plan, they focus on potential disasters like fires and earthquakes far more than water.
9 Aug 2011 - 11:18 by Local Press Report
sinGapore (Straits Times (Singapore)) — Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR) is investing $113.8 million USD in Singapore-based water treatment firm United Envirotech via a convertible bond issue.