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  1. EBRD Tenders Subotica Water Upgrade Project III Contracts

    9 Feb 2016- 10:42 by Local Press Report SUBOTICA European Bank for Reconstruction and Development European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is seeking tenders for the design and construction of a water treatment plant and pumping station in the ...

    Local Press Report - 02/09/2016 - 10:42

  2. Thai Agriculture Ministry Pushing Eight Measures to Fight Drought

    9 Feb 2016- 10:41 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Thai Visa News The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives (MOAC) is driving an eight measure drought relief plan, assuring that water reserves are sufficient for consumption. The measures include the ...

    Local Press Report - 02/09/2016 - 10:41

  3. Egypt Needs $2.8 Billion for New Wastewater Plants

    9 Feb 2016- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt needs $2.8 billion USD to finance construction of wastewater treatment plants in the coming years, President Abdel Fattah al Sisi said. Speaking at the inauguration of water and housing ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/09/2016 - 10:21

  4. Researchers Find Sewage Contamination in Lake Baikal

    8 Feb 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Sewage from nearby hotels and campsites is contaminating the water of Lake Baikal, the world’s largest freshwater lake, according to researchers from the Limnological Institute at the Siberian ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/08/2016 - 10:47

  5. Brazilian Police Could Charge Samarco Executives With Homicide in Tailings Dam Disaster

    8 Feb 2016- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MARIANA, Brazil Brazilian police have sufficient evidence to charge executives of mining company Samarco with homicide for the tailings dam breach at a Minas Gerais iron ore mine last November, which killed 17 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/08/2016 - 10:28

  6. China Spent Over $300 Billion on Water Projects During Last Five-Year Plan: Official

    8 Feb 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China invested some $304 billion USD on water projects during the 12th five-year plan (2011-2015), according to data from the Ministry of Water Resources. Most of that investment went toward ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/08/2016 - 10:09

  7. Illegal Landfill Threatens River in Kyrgyzstan's Jalal-Abad Region

    8 Feb 2016- 09:17 by Local Press Report MAILUU-SUU 24.kg News Agency The landfill site in Mailuu-Suu town, Jalal-Abad region is illegal, the press service of the State Ecological and Technical Inspection reported. Environment Pollution Sanitation, Hygiene ...

    Local Press Report - 02/08/2016 - 09:17

  8. Azersu Provided Uninterrupted Water Supply to 64.5 Percent of Azeris

    8 Feb 2016- 09:07 by Local Press Report BAKU Azerbaijan Business Center Azersu OJSC has summed up the work carried out for the first two years within the State Program of Socio-Economic Development of Regions 2014-18 in the area of improving water supply ...

    Local Press Report - 02/08/2016 - 09:07

  9. Maharashtra Villages Use Soak Pits to Defeat Zika

    8 Feb 2016- 08:48 by Local Press Report TEMBHURNI Times of India At a time when the world is reeling under an outbreak of the Zika virus, several villages in Nanded district of Maharashtra have successfully drowned out the mosquito buzz with underground ...

    Local Press Report - 02/08/2016 - 08:48

  10. Bilfinger Sells Water Tech Division to China's Chengdu Techcent Environment Group

    8 Feb 2016- 08:50 by Local Press Report MANNHEIM Construction Index Bilfinger is selling its water technologies division and will receive net proceeds of approximately €200m (£154m) from the deal. The business is being sold to Chinese company Chengdu ...

    Local Press Report - 02/08/2016 - 08:50

  11. KfW Lends Peru $24 Million for Water, Sewage Infrastructure

    8 Feb 2016- 08:52 by Local Press Report LIMA Andina News Agency Germany’s Kreditanstalt fur Wiederaufbau-KfW and Peru’s Economy and Finance Ministry-MEF signed two loan contracts worth US$68.3 million in total, whose resources will be allocated to ...

    Local Press Report - 02/08/2016 - 08:52

  12. Kenya Launches $117 Million Plan to Protect Water Towers

    8 Feb 2016- 08:54 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Standard Digital News The Government has unveiled a Sh12.3 billion strategic plan to protect water towers and maximise on their economic potential. A recent report by Kenya Water Towers Agency (KWTA) shows ...

    Local Press Report - 02/08/2016 - 08:54

  13. Jordan Has Dismantled Over 20,000 Illegal Fixtures on Water Mains

    8 Feb 2016- 08:55 by Local Press Report AMMAN Jordan Times The Water Ministry said on Saturday it has dismantled 20,478 illegal fixtures on water mains and resources since 2013, adding that it will deploy new technologies to uncover violation attempts. ...

    Local Press Report - 02/08/2016 - 08:55

  14. Security Fears Halt Work on Turkey's Cetin Hydropower Project

    8 Feb 2016- 08:58 by Local Press Report OSLO Water Power & Dam Construction International Statkraft has suspended development of the 517MW Cetin hydropower project in Turkey over security concerns. Conflict Corporate Risk Energy Security Innovation, ...

    Local Press Report - 02/08/2016 - 08:58

  15. Picorp Builds Sewerage Treatment Plant in Johor

    8 Feb 2016- 09:02 by Local Press Report KUALA LUMPUR Star Online Progressive Impact Corp Bhd’s (Picorp) 90% owned subsidiary Alam Sekitar Eco-Technology Sdn Bhd (ASET) has been awarded a RM43.6mil contract to build a sewerage treatment plant in Johor Baru ...

    Local Press Report - 02/08/2016 - 09:02

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