Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology

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  • 17 Dec 2008- 13:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Water engineers in Kazkhstan have prepared a feasibility study for a project to transfer water from the Tikhaya River to the Irtysh River, as well as to construct a hydroelectric plant to solve the problems of water and electricity
  • 17 Dec 2008- 13:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Romanian authorities have decided to build a 75 meter high dam with a capacity of 17 million cubic meters of water on Azuga Valley The investment will reach 120 million USD and is considered to be the largest investment in a water
  • 17 Dec 2008- 13:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan The Rogun hydroelectric plant will be constructed on on schedule, according to Khayrullo Safarov, head of the Tajik Ministry of Energy and Industry's Department of Capital Construction. This year, the Tajik government has
  • 17 Dec 2008- 13:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SOFIA, Bulgaria More than 60 percent of Bulgaria's drinking water supply is wasted in the pipes before reaching households because of the country's old water infrastructure, the Bulgarian Association of Water Experts says. The experts have
  • 17 Dec 2008- 13:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz authorities are planning to spend at least $59 million USD to improve rural water supply between 2009 and 2012, Minister of Agriculture, Water Resources and Processing Industry Arstanbek Nogoev announced at a meeting in
  • 17 Dec 2008- 13:49 by Local Press Report YEREVAN, Armenia Armenia Now The water of the already contaminated Pambak River turned a reddish color earlier this month from textile dye. "A red liquid would pour into the river from the sewage pipe (belonging to the Lori-Jrmughkoyughi water and
  • 17 Dec 2008- 13:49 by Local Press Report LONDON European Bank for Reconstruction and Development The City of Pyt'-Yakh is using European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) loan funds to cofinance apriority investment program in municipal and utility infrastructure under the Program
  • 17 Dec 2008- 13:49 by Local Press Report new yorK, UBITED STATE S Lux Research 'Water sector businesses should adopt a "water cultivation" approach —focused on efficiency, reuse and source diversification — in order to meet growing water needs, according to a new report from Lux
  • 16 Dec 2008- 07:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAMA CITY, Panama Panama's national water and sewerage authority, Idaan, said it needs to improve its finances in order to attract funds from abroad. The utility said it needs to increase its billing, tariff-setting and collection efficiency so
  • 16 Dec 2008- 07:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JAMAICA, PORT ANTONIO The Jamaican government's program to expand its water coverage was reinforced on December 3 with the signing over of the completed Bybrook Water Supply system in the country's northeastern Portland province. The program
  • 16 Dec 2008- 07:17 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Latin American Herald Tribune (Venezuela) The Chilean subsidiary of Brazil's EBX mining group is seeking permits to build a $4.4 billion USD coal-fired power plant in Castillo, in the Atacama region, 800 kilometers north of Santiago. The
  • 16 Dec 2008- 07:17 by Local Press Report SAN JOSE, Costa Rica The Beach Times (Costa Rica) The government still has not reached a deal to bring water to coastal developments on the north Pacific coast of Costa Rica. A year ago, an $8 million USD project to build an aqueduct from Sardinal to Playas
  • 16 Dec 2008- 07:17 by Local Press Report washington, dc, HAITI Inter-American Development Bank The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) has approved a $12.5 million USD grant to refurbish Haiti's hydroelectric plant and improve the reliability of energy supply in Port-au-Prince. The
  • 16 Dec 2008- 07:17 by Local Press Report new yorK, UNITED STATE S Lux Research Water sector businesses should adopt a "water cultivation" approach —focused on efficiency, reuse, and source diversification — in order to meet growing water needs, according to a new report from Lux Research.
  • 15 Dec 2008- 19:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Maynilad Water Services Inc., one of the two private water companies serving the Philippine capital and surrounding cities, plans to build a water treatment plant to draw as much as 300 million liters per day of drinking water from

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