28 Mar 2012 - 07:34 by Local Press Report
TOKYO (Hitachi (Press Release)) — A consortium comprising Hitachi Ltd., ITOCHU Corporation and Hyflux Ltd.
28 Mar 2012 - 16:31 by Local Press Report
BUDAPEST (Realdeal.hu (Hungary)) — The Budapest City Council has reached an agreement to buy out the 25 percent plus one vote stake in the capital’s waterworks held by the Hungarian units of France’s Suez and Germany’s RWE for $69
28 Mar 2012 - 07:21 by Local Press Report
MANILA (Manila Bulletin (Philippines)) — South Korean firms have expressed keen interest to invest over $1 billion USD in water and power projects in the country, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said March 22.
28 Mar 2012 - 07:32 by Local Press Report
SHAH ALAM (Malaysia Star) — The Selangor government has sought advice from an international legal firm in London to end the deadlock to reclaim control over the state’s water industry.
28 Mar 2012 - 16:29 by Local Press Report
ASTANA (Eurasia Review) — The saga of the Aral Sea is now a tale of two bodies of water. One holds the promise of a happy ending, the other remains enmeshed in tragedy.
28 Mar 2012 - 07:43 by Local Press Report
TAIPEI (Focus Taiwan News Channel) — Taiwan does not have to worry about water shortages through the end of May because of above-average precipitation since the beginning of this year, a Water Resources Agency (WRA) official said Ma
28 Mar 2012 - 07:19 by Local Press Report
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer) — A new submarine water pipeline in Boracay is expected to be completed by the end of this month, in time for the surge in tourist arrivals on the island, Ayala-led Manila Water Co. Inc.
28 Mar 2012 - 07:31 by Local Press Report
KOTA KINABALU (Bernama (Malaysia)) — Malaysia, which is blessed with abundance of clean water, should not take for granted that freshwater will always be available as global warming is evidently taking its effect, Deputy Chief Minis
28 Mar 2012 - 16:23 by Local Press Report
MOSCOW (Xylem Inc. (Press Release)) — Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, announced that it has opened a new distribution and customer service base in M
28 Mar 2012 - 07:41 by Local Press Report
LONDON (Water Briefing) — Modern Water plc is targeting water-stressed China and the Middle East as part of its long-term business strategy.
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
28 Mar 2012 - 07:28 by Local Press Report
PUTRAJAYA (Malaysia Star) — The second phase of the government’s stop-gap measure to plug the projected shortfall in Selangor’s water supply is likely to cost much more than the first phase.
28 Mar 2012 - 16:21 by Local Press Report
ASHGABAT (Trend News Agency (Azerbaijan)) — Seyitmyrat Taganov, who worked previously in the position of deputy chairman of the State Concern Turkmenpagta (Turkmenhlopok), appointed the Minister of water resources on March 17 national TV c
28 Mar 2012 - 07:39 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (Xinhua (China)) — Construction on a project to divert water from south China to the arid north has been accelerating, with some diversion channels set to go into operation soon, an official leading the project sai
28 Mar 2012 - 07:16 by Local Press Report
SEOUL (The Chosun Ilbo (South Korea)) — A 100 milliliter bottle of imported water is up to 185 times more expensive than Korean water, and prices differ up to 4.1 times depending where it is sold.
28 Mar 2012 - 07:26 by Local Press Report
YANGON (Myanmar Times) — Yangon residents have criticized Yangon City Development Committee over its failure to inform the public of a break in a water pipeline that left many townships without water for three days last
28 Mar 2012 - 16:18 by Local Press Report
TASHKENT (Trend News Agency (Azerbaijan)) — Uzbek President Islam Karimov has signed a resolution on the reconstruction, improvement and development of the Old City of Tashkent, he said at a session of the Tashkent City Council of People’s
28 Mar 2012 - 07:38 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (Xylem Inc. (Press Release)) — In observance of World Water Day 2012, Xylem, a world leader in the water business, officially launches its Xylem Watermark 2012 China Program in conjunction with China Women’s Development Founda
28 Mar 2012 - 07:10 by Local Press Report
HANOI (AsiaOne (Singapore)) — Vietnam’s energy authorities are fixing a leak at the biggest dam in the country’s central region, which could, if the problem were to get out of control, endanger thousands of people downstream,
28 Mar 2012 - 07:25 by Local Press Report
MANILA (ABS CBN News (Philippines)) — The Cebu provincial government on March 21 signed a joint investment agreement with the Manila Water Consortium for the development and operation of a the bulk water supply system in the city.
28 Mar 2012 - 07:36 by Local Press Report
JAKARTA (Jakarta Post (Indonesia)) — Low investment in infrastructure development has left many Indonesians with no access to potable water and basic sanitation, and the problem is particularly acute in rural areas, according to a r
28 Mar 2012 - 07:07 by Local Press Report
HANOI (VietnamNet Bridge) — Though having spent big sums of money of the state budget, relevant agencies have not done much to ease the water pollution and reduce the water loss level. According to Nguyen Hong Tien fro
22 Mar 2012 - 06:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Kazakhstan, ALMATY — Residents of the former Kazakh capital who do not have water meters will pay much more for water soon, the city’s water company, Almaty Su, announced earlier this month.
21 Mar 2012 - 07:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
dhaka, Bangladesh — The Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority has assured city residents that they will receive uninterrupted water supply during the ongoing dry season.
21 Mar 2012 - 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — Over a third of Indian households still do not have access to safe drinking water, and for one-fifth of households the nearest water source is over half a kilometer away, according to data from t
21 Mar 2012 - 22:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Poland, CZCHOW — Czchow municipality in southern Poland has secured a grant from the European Union Cohesion Fund to complete construction of its water supply and sewage networks.
21 Mar 2012 - 07:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, karachi — Pakistani environmentalists are calling for an Indus Delta rehabilitation program and an end to development projects that are harming the river.
21 Mar 2012 - 22:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ASTANA, Kazakhstan — Members of Nur Otan, Kazakhstan’s largest political party, met with provincial legislators and officials earlier this month to discuss the poor drinking water situation in Kazakhstan’s Aktobe pro
21 Mar 2012 - 07:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malaysia, KUALA LUMPUR — Industry is contaminating drinking water catchment areas in the Malaysian city of Miri, on the island of Borneo in northern Sarawak.
21 Mar 2012 - 07:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
dhaka, Bangladesh — Bangladesh is implementing five major projects to restore normal water flow in key rivers through excavation and dredging work.
21 Mar 2012 - 08:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NAGPUR, India — Veolia Water India, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Veolia Water, expects to earn a cumulative total of over half a billion dollars from its contract to provide round-the-clock water supply in the c
21 Mar 2012 - 07:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, karachi — The government of Pakistan’s Sindh province this month ordered the Water and Sanitation Agency to devise a system to measure actual water consumption in order to improve recovery of water charges
21 Mar 2012 - 21:57 by Local Press Report
AKTAU (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) — The water supply and wastewater services company TVS&V, hereinafter referred to as the purchaser, intends to use part of the proceeds of a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and D
21 Mar 2012 - 21:44 by Local Press Report
MARSEILLE (Trend News Agency (Azerbaijan)) — Tajikistan is ready to closely cooperate with all countries of the region on the issues of rational water and energy resources use for the common regional interests, Asia-Plus quotes Tajik Minist
21 Mar 2012 - 19:24 by Local Press Report
DUSHANBE (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) — SUE Khojagii Manziliyu Kommunali (KMK) hereinafter referred to as the purchaser, intends using part of the proceeds of a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) towa
21 Mar 2012 - 19:08 by Local Press Report
TASHKENT (Times of Central Asia) — Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources has signed a $46.6 million USD contract with China’s Sinohydro Corporation for the implementation of a project to improve land reclamation
21 Mar 2012 - 22:18 by Local Press Report
BAKU (News.az (Azerbaijan)) — Azerbaijan is successfully implementing projects within the ADB-financed investment program for water supply and sanitation.
21 Mar 2012 - 22:15 by Local Press Report
BAKU (Azerbaijan Business Center) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is going to officially formalize provision of $500 million USD approved in December to the Azerbaijani government.
21 Mar 2012 - 22:08 by Local Press Report
BAKU (Azerbaijan Business Center) — On March 13, President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan visiting south regions of the country laid the fundament of Masalli city’s water sewerage system.
20 Mar 2012 - 12:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
UNITED NATIONS — There are “huge disparities” between sub-Saharan Africa and other regions of the world when it comes to the chances of meeting the UN Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets on safe drinking wa