Conversations With Water Leaders: Jan Eliasson on Millennium Development Goals and Sectoral Cooperation
22 May 2013 - 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
sinGapore — Third in a series “Conversations With Water Leaders” conducted by OOSKAnews in association with Singapore International Water Week.
22 May 2013 - 07:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ASTANA, Kazakhstan — Water companies in Kazakhstan are bloated and inefficient, and do not prioritize water conservation, according to Kayrat Shayzhanov, head of the Public Services Department at Kazakhstan’s Center of
17 May 2013 - 09:42 by Local Press ReportDegremont, the water-treatment subsidiary of Suez Environnement (SEV), acquired BASF SE (BAS)’s Industrial Water Management France SAS business. Neither BASF nor Suez, Europe’s second-largest wat
13 May 2013 - 07:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
istanBul, turkey — The Istanbul Waterworks Authority (ISKI) confirmed last week that raw sewage from the village of Sazlıbosna, in the Arnavutköy district, has been contaminating the 55 million cubic meter Sazlıdere
13 May 2013 - 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BRUSSELS, Belgium — Europe’s first citizens’ initiative, “Water Is a Human Right,” has collected more than 1.5 million signatures across the continent, with eight nations surpassing minimum number of signatures requ
7 May 2013 - 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ASTANA, Kazakhstan — Most Kazakh provinces have not managed to resolve their drinking water supply issues, the country’s deputy prosecutor general, Zhakyp Asanov, told a national online seminar on May 3.
Conversations With Water Leaders: Pat Mulroy on Urban Water Conservation and Trans-Boundary Cooperation
25 Apr 2013 - 08:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, NV, LAS VEGAS — First in a series “Conversations With Water Leaders” conducted by OOSKAnews in association with Singapore International Water Week.
8 Apr 2013 - 07:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PARIS, France — Participants at the first meeting of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) Water Governance Initiative agreed that they wanted to see three major outcomes from the init
8 Apr 2013 - 08:54 by Local Press Report
LONDON (Press TV) — In a report released Sunday on the eve of the International Roma Day (April 8), Amnesty urged the 27-member bloc to impose sanctions on the member states that refuse to halt their illegal practices
4 Apr 2013 - 08:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan — Kazakhstan’s new Minister of Foreign Affairs Erlan Idrissov last week travelled to both Tajikistan and Uzbekistan to act as a negotiator between the two nations over the controversial Rogun Hydropo
29 Mar 2013 - 09:34 by Local Press Report
LJUBLJANA (UPI) — Slovenia, which has some of most abundant fresh water supplies in Europe, should develop new strategies to preserve and protect them, ministers said this week. Slovenian President Borut Paho
29 Mar 2013 - 09:25 by Local Press Report
BRUSSELS (Energy Live News) — Countries across Europe are failing the EU environmental standards for water, which could result in taxpayers paying more than €1 billion (£0.84bn) a year in fines.
20 Mar 2013 - 09:56 by Local Press Report
CAN THO (Eurasia Review) — Asian and European representatives meet in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho in Vietnam on March 21-22 to discuss closer Asia-Europe cooperation on water resource and river basin management.
19 Mar 2013 - 09:32 by Local Press Report
WASHINGTON DC (Public Radio Armenia) — The cities of Eurasia need to be rethought in order to be competitive in a market economy and to re-emerge as the main drivers of growth.
18 Mar 2013 - 07:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Israel, JERUSALEM — A UK Israel Tech Hub mission that took 14 Israeli water technology companies to the United Kingdom last week appears to have sparked some good trade, said the Hub’s cleantech manager, Yoni Dolgin.<
15 Mar 2013 - 09:55 by Local Press Report
6 Mar 2013 - 08:31 by Local Press Report
KETY (Trenchless International) — Two egg-profile sewer lines in Kety, Poland, have been rehabilitated using a spiral-wound pipe method. The town of Kety in Poland contracted to have the SPR Europe spiral-wound pipe variant us
1 Mar 2013 - 10:28 by Local Press Report
sinGapore (Waters Corporation) — Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), a leading analytical science solutions developer and provider headquartered in Milford, Massachusetts, announced today the opening of a new Solution Centre in Sing
1 Mar 2013 - 10:25 by Local Press Report
TAIPEI (Focus Taiwan News Channel) — Taiwan can achieve better control of the toxic substances discharged by high polluting industries if local companies are required to register the toxic chemicals they use in production, experts sai
1 Mar 2013 - 08:41 by Local Press Report
ASTANA (Tengri News) — Kazakhstan scientists have invented a system for cleaning water from contaminants and salts in space, Tengrinews.kz reports. To define whether there is life on any of the planets of the Solar
22 Feb 2013 - 11:09 by Local Press Report
SICHUAN (Bloomberg ) — Suez Environnement (SEV), Europe’s second- biggest water company, is entering the Sichuan market in China by teaming up with Dayi Water to manage wastewater treatment plants in Shuangliu County
21 Feb 2013 - 10:25 by Local Press Report
BRUSSELS (Europa) — The European Commission is referring Poland to the EU Court of Justice for failing to transpose European water legislation correctly.
20 Feb 2013 - 10:36 by Local Press Report
TOKYO (Japan Daily Press) — Japanese trading houses, always known to be major players in global issues such as energy and commodities, have recently stepped up acquisitions in the global water industry.
11 Feb 2013 - 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TEL AVIV, Israel — The CEO of Tel Aviv-based Whitewater Group, Issey Ende, returned to Israel from the United States on February 10 after a trip aimed at expanding the company’s business and establishing a subsidiary
8 Feb 2013 - 09:27 by Local Press Report
SKOPJE (Macedonia International News Agency) — Skopje drinking water is of highest quality, the safest in Europe after Vienna, said Stojan Srbinoski, director of the city's water distribution compan, on Thursday. He stressed citizen
6 Feb 2013 - 10:22 by Local Press Report
MANIA (4-Traders) — The Philippines water services utility company Manila Water Company has awarded Indra, one of the leading consulting and technology multinationals in Europe and Latin America, a contract to manage
29 Jan 2013 - 08:21 by Local Press Report
SAN DIEGO (The Guardian) — A study, published in the journal Nature Climate Change, found that the heat thrown off by major metropolitan areas on America's east coast caused winter warming across large areas of North America
28 Jan 2013 - 08:51 by Local Press Report
BELGRADE (China Daily) — A Chinese company is likely to be among the top candidates to cooperate with Serbia, as the Balkan country plans to build a landmark navigable canal, a senior Serbian official said on Saturday.&n
25 Jan 2013 - 10:48 by Local Press Report
BRUSSELS (RTT News) — In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU
24 Jan 2013 - 09:02 by Local Press Report
TASHKENT (The Financial ) — The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Secretary General, Lamberto Zannier, during his visit to Uzbekistan from 21 to 23 January 2013, discussed with the country’s Prime Min
21 Jan 2013 - 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
laos, LUANG PRABANG — During the 19th Mekong River Commission Council meeting last week in Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and other participants challenged Laos’ efforts to construct the controversial $3.5 billion USD Xayaburi
20 Dec 2012 - 09:07 by Local Press Report
BAKU (apa) — Azerbaijani government and German KfW Bank have signed 5 agreements at the Cabinet of Ministers. According to agreements, KfW Bank will allocate $140 million USD to Azerbaijani government.
18 Dec 2012 - 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BRUSSELS, Belgium — The European Commission’s European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on Water announced today the adoption of the Strategic Implementation Plan (SIP).
7 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Russia, ELISTA — The governor of the Russian republic of Kalmykia, Alexei Orlov, has given a detailed interview to local media in which he outlines his plans for the region's water assets to 2018.
5 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LISBON, Portugal — Despite the deepening economic problems in Europe, companies there are moving ahead with water technologies that hold promise for delivering efficiency in water-stressed regions.
3 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LISBON, Portugal — The Vodokanal (water company) of St.
19 Nov 2012 - 11:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BRUSSELS, Belgium — As expected, the latest edition of the European Union’s Water Blueprint, released last week, contained no major new global initiatives with regard to water and sanitation.