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  • 27 Dec 2019- 10:36 by Local Press Report KARACHI Dawn Establishing an independent committee of experts to calculate the availability of water, building reservoirs and installing a telemetry system to remove doubts about water theft are some of the recommendations made by a body appointed by the
  • 18 Dec 2019- 07:54 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Israel Hayom Seeking to fight the surging water crisis, the Israeli government has approved the construction of another desalination plant, this time in the Western Galilee. The new facility will join an unrivaled array of five desalination plants
  • 16 Dec 2019- 11:47 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Ary News The World Bank will extend $ 700 million additional financing for transmission line for Dasu Hydropower Project. The World Bank Country Director, Patchamuthu Illangovan has conveyed the decision in a letter to the Secretary Ministry of
  • 16 Dec 2019- 11:44 by Local Press Report MAPUTO Construction Review The government of Mozambique has inaugurated the Vanduzi water project in the country to ensure that the public has access to clean drinking water in order to prevent the spread of water-borne diseases. The Vanduzi water plant
  • 16 Dec 2019- 11:48 by Local Press Report OAKLAND CA International Rivers A new report by International Rivers finds the world’s largest hydropower corporations fail to meet basic social and environmental standards in preparing and constructing new dams. ‘Watered Down’ provides an in-depth look at
  • 16 Dec 2019- 05:24 by Local Press Report AARTSELAAR European Investment Bank The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Flemish wastewater treatment company Aquafin have signed a new loan agreement, this time worth EUR 100 million. It concerns the first tranche of the eleventh framework agreement
  • 16 Dec 2019- 05:14 by Local Press Report BEIJING Bloomberg China plans to expand the world’s largest water-diversion project, aiming to double the amount of water it can transfer from the flood-prone south to its dry northern cities, government officials said Thursday.   Access Climate Innovation,
  • 15 Dec 2019- 10:28 by Staff- Water Diplomat NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia The 15th Session of the  European Youth Parliament for Water (EYPW), convening in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, with the theme “River basin: the backbone of regional development”, focused on proposals for concrete actions for better
  • 11 Dec 2019- 07:52 by Local Press Report MADRID MongaBay As world leaders, industry groups, and campaigners converge on Madrid for the climate change COP, the proponents of hydropower are out in full force, keen to profit from and perpetuate the myth of hydropower’s climate benefits. Today, 276
  • 10 Dec 2019- 11:47 by Local Press Report RABAT Morocco World News Morocco’s National Office for Electricity and Drinking Water (ONEE) and German Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) signed financing agreements to the tune of ‎€55.5 million on Thursday, December 5, in Rabat. The agreements cover
  • 9 Dec 2019- 07:53 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Parliament and Council announced a provisional agreement December 3 to harmonize minimum water quality requirements for the safe reuse of treated urban wastewater in agricultural irrigation. As currently implemented only a
  • 9 Dec 2019- 09:03 by Staff- Water Diplomat FORT COLLINS CO, United States New research from Colorado State University (CSU) in the United States has matched large public datasets of water quality observations with satellite imagery to enable more efficient, cost-effective measurement of water
  • 9 Dec 2019- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), as a co-financier under the European Union Large Infrastructure Operational Program (LIOP), has committed to lend approximately $14 Million USD to Romanian utility Apa
  • 7 Dec 2019- 12:15 by Local Press Report JUBA Xinhua A Chinese energy expert on Wednesday urged South Sudan to prioritize long-term investment in hydropower dams in order to expand its nascent power sector to drive its development. Wang Cun, executive director of PowerChina in South Sudan, told
  • 7 Dec 2019- 12:11 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG SA People News The Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) tunnel has been re-opened with water already reaching the Saulspoort Dam in Bethlehem in the Free State. Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister, Lindiwe Sisulu said the