16 May 2013 - 08:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
new yorK, ny, united states — Despite large gains in increasing the number of people with access to an improved sanitation source, 45 countries still have less than 50 percent coverage, according to a new United Nations’ report
16 May 2013 - 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Belarus, GRODNO — The vodokanal (water company) in the Belarusian city of Grodno is preparing to start a $23.8 million USD investment program to modernize the local wastewater and sewage sludge treatment facilities,
14 May 2013 - 07:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — The Colombo-based International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and the Sri Lankan Ministry of Water Supply and Drainage signed an agreement to improve septage management in the country.
7 May 2013 - 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PERU, LIMA — Peru’s Foreign Commerce Society (COMEX Peru) last week urged the government not to lose focus on the water and sanitation sectors, and to work to meet the UN Millennium Goal Development Goal targ
6 May 2013 - 09:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
China, XINXIANG — Environmental authorities in Xinniang City in China’s Henan province are investigating the cause of pollution in the West Meng Jiangnu River, after local residents and bloggers last week reported&n
6 May 2013 - 08:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BUCHAREST, Romania — Romania’s Constanta County last week launched a new wastewater treatment plant in the Black Sea town of Eforie Sud.
6 May 2013 - 08:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
YEMEN, SANA'A — The Yemeni government is planning a $40 million USD drinking water and sanitation project in Hadarmout governorate, using funds provided by German development bank KfW, according to Yemeni official
2 May 2013 - 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
WARSAW, Poland — Polish local water utility GRODWiK has announced plans to expand and modernize the sewage treatment plant in Tarnow Grodkowski by mid-2014.
1 May 2013 - 08:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Iraq, BAGHDAD — The Iraqi government has allocated $687 million USD for water, sanitation, irrigation and other infrastructure projects in Babil governorate.
30 Apr 2013 - 10:01 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (International Desalination & Water Reuse Quarterly) — California's West Basin Municipal Water district announced on 26 April 2013 that earlier in the month it had received a visit from a group of public and private administrators from China
29 Apr 2013 - 08:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MOSCOW, Russia — Russian nitrogen fertilizer producer URALCHEM, OJSC announced that it invested $14.7 million USD last year for environmental protection measures, a 28 percent increase from the previous year.
29 Apr 2013 - 08:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
WARSAW, Poland — Polish water industry association IGWP has submitted a proposal to the Polish Ministry of Economy to recognize sewage sludge as biomass in the renewable energy bill currently the ministry is curren
26 Apr 2013 - 10:21 by Local Press Report
WASHINGTON DC (eNews Park Service) — A new report by the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) finds that nanomaterials added to soil via fertilizers and treated sewage waste used to fertilize fields could threaten soil he
24 Apr 2013 - 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT — The Kuwaiti Ministry of Public Works on April 19 announced an allocation of $673 million USD to improve sanitation facilities in the country.
24 Apr 2013 - 07:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Bulgaria, VARNA — Bulgaria’s Varna municipality plans to start 16 water and sewerage projects worth $521 million USD.
24 Apr 2013 - 07:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Russia, KUSHVA — During the night of April 18 the city of Kushva in Russia’s Sverdlovsk Region suffered a catastrophic sewage leak.
23 Apr 2013 - 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, CO, DENVER — US-based international water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) NGO Water For People announced last week that it was releasing the first version of its new monitoring platform, Re-Imagine Reporting.
23 Apr 2013 - 10:20 by Local Press Report
UFA (General Electric) — GE and Russian oil company Bashneft have launched pilot testing of GE’s ZeeWeed*membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology for biological treatment of sewage water from the Bashneft-Ufaneftekhim oil pr
22 Apr 2013 - 09:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, WASHINGTON DC — The World Bank opened its annual spring meeting on April 19 with a panel discussion on the importance of proper sanitation in achieving all development goals, as well as the importance of private
19 Apr 2013 - 09:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — An estimated $260 billion USD is lost every year from a lack of access to sanitation, according to the World Bank.
19 Apr 2013 - 08:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Poland, SOSNOWIEC — Sosnowiec municipality in southern Poland is planning to build 18 kilometers of new sewage networks and three sewage pumps, and to modernize its existing sewage infrastructure as part of a $20 mill
19 Apr 2013 - 10:15 by Local Press Report
ABU DHABI (Emirates 24/7) — An environment friendly system that depends on vacuuming sewerage water saves up to 60 per cent of efforts, cost, and energy needed to sewer waste water from residential and commercial premises t
18 Apr 2013 - 09:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
new yorK, ny, united states — International water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) NGO WaterAid announced this week that it has joined the United Nations’ Water Action Hub, an online platform that allows users to identify poten
18 Apr 2013 - 08:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — With water scarcity looming in several northern Indian cities, local authorities have asked large-scale users to curb water consumption and find ways to increase use of recycled water.
18 Apr 2013 - 08:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, KYIV — Scientists in Ukraine and Russia have announced completion of a new process for safely disposing of the dry residual waste left in sewage treatment plants.
16 Apr 2013 - 09:41 by Local Press Report
BUENOS AIRES (Water World) — The escalating use of water for industrial processes has spurred the need for water and wastewater treatment, boosting the demand for water and wastewater treatment chemicals in Mexico.
12 Apr 2013 - 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Poland, KRAKOW — Water utility MPWiK has announced plans to award two contracts to modernize and expand the Kujawy sewage treatment plant and expand the municipal sewage network in the city of Krakow.
11 Apr 2013 - 08:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ASTANA, Kazakhstan — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has allocated an additional $13.4 million USD to upgrade wastewater treatment facilities in Shymkent, the administrative center of South
9 Apr 2013 - 09:23 by Local Press Report
BAKU (Azerbaijan Business Center) — Caspian international exhibition & forum "Water Treatment Technologies” CATEF 2013 will be held in Baku on 11-13 April. OJSC Azersu (Azerbaijan’s national water operator) reports that CA
5 Apr 2013 - 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
WARSAW, Poland — Poland’s Zielona Gora municipality will tender construction contracts this year for a project to expand its sewage network by 35 kilometers, local water utility ZWiK said in a statement this week.<
2 Apr 2013 - 08:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, DONETSK — A devastating explosion and fire at a wastewater treatment plant in Donetsk on March 30 has raised concerns in the area about the risk of catastrophes at other such facilities.
2 Apr 2013 - 09:48 by Local Press Report
MONROVIA (Heritage) — Plan-Liberia has ended a one-week Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) training workshop in Tubmanburg, Bomi County, with participants vowing to end open defecation by adhering to the Open Defec
1 Apr 2013 - 00:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Egypt, ALEXANDRIA — US-based water purification and wastewater treatment company Aquatech last week won a $25 million USD industrial wastewater treatment plant in the northern Egypt city of Alexandria.
29 Mar 2013 - 07:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ASUNCION, Paraguay — The four candidates running in Paraguay’s April 21 presidential election took up the country’s water issues during recent debates.
29 Mar 2013 - 07:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Russia, VORONEZH — The Russian city of Voronezh, which has suffered several years of press over its water infrastructure, announced on March 25 that the microbial content of drinking water provided to residents has f
29 Mar 2013 - 09:57 by Local Press Report
MUSCAT (Construction Weekly Online) — Majis Industrial Services SAOC is seeking expressions of interest from consultants to advise on the provision of water utility services to the Sohar Industrial Port area in Oman. Firms will
28 Mar 2013 - 07:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — The Egyptian government will invest $1.5 billion USD in drinking water and sanitation projects in the new fiscal year 2013-2014, water officials announced on 23 March.