Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology

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  • 1 Dec 2008- 19:59 by Local Press Report Philippines, CEBU CITY Cebu Daily News (Philippines) Abejo Builders Corp., a private firm that supplies water to the Metro Cebu Water District, is proposing to supply the South Road Properties with 7,000 cubic meters of water per day for 50 years. Abejo has
  • 10 Nov 2008- 23:17 by Local Press Report MANILA, Philippines GMANews.TV Maynilad Water Services Inc. has installed 18 valves along its primary main lines, as part of its effort to upgrade its water distribution network. The new installation will "ensure better control of the network for proper
  • 6 Oct 2008- 20:58 by Local Press Report MANILA, Philippines GMANews.TV (Philippines) Davao residents are being urged to assert their water rights amid a dispute between the Hydro-Electric Development Corporation and Davao City Water District over water from the Tamugan River. Debt watchdog group
  • 15 Sep 2008- 20:58 by Local Press Report MANILA, Philippines Manila Standard Today (Philippines) The government's Board of Investments has approved incentives for Manila Water Co. for the first phase of its $109 million USD Bulacan water supply project. The project will be completed in three
  • 15 Sep 2008- 20:58 by Local Press Report MANILA GMANews (Philippines) The World Bank will provide a $50 million USD loan to the Philippines for irrigation development and management, as part of the National Irrigation Administration's rationalization program. The funds will improve irrigation
  • 11 Aug 2008- 20:58 by Local Press Report Philippines, DAVAO CITY Philippine Daily Planned hydroelectric plant projects on the Tamugan and Panigan rivers wil not affect water supply to Davao City, according to a new study by Hedcor Inc. Hedcor President and COO Rene Ronquillo said the projects would
  • 21 Jul 2008- 20:59 by Local Press Report MANILA, Philippines Philippine Information Agency The Development Bank of the Philippines and Banco de Oro will be the joint lead arrangers of the $365 million, 10 year-corporate notes issued by Maynilad Water Services, Inc. to refinance and improve its
  • 14 Jul 2008- 20:58 by Local Press Report Philippines, SAN FERNANDO Philippine Daily Inquirer A typhoid outbreak in Romblon is being blamed on contamination of the town's water reservoir. The number of typhoid cases had hit 85 as of July 11. The disease broke out after typhoon Frank — also
  • 23 Jun 2008- 14:47 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Walta Info (Ethiopia) Ministers of Water Resources of Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan discussed new studies of irrigation and hydropower projects on the Nile during a meeting in London last week, according to Ethiopian Water Resources
  • 19 May 2008- 23:16 by Local Press Report MANILA, Philippines GMANews. TV (Philippines) — The Maynilad Water Services, Inc. has completed a $3.7 million USD pipe-laying project in the Sampaloc district of Manila, the company announced last Friday. As a result, more than 37,000 residents in 33
  • 21 Apr 2008- 21:37 by Local Press Report Philippines, SORSOGON CITY Philippine Information Agency — The Sorsogon City Water District is taking steps to improve the water situation in the area. Water district general manager Ronaldo G. Barboho said that the utility had felt the effects of climate
  • 21 Apr 2008- 21:37 by Local Press Report Philippines, NAVOTAS CITY GMANews. TV (Philippines) — Residents of two sitios (districts) in Navotas City will receive potable water once the Maynilad Water Services Inc. finishes laying pipe. The Patubig Project will provide water supply for some 1,500 poor
  • 21 Apr 2008- 21:37 by Local Press Report Philippines, ILOILO CITY Philippine News Agency — The Metro lloilo Water District has taken steps to prevent contamination of the water supply, according to water district interim general manager Edwin R. Reyes. The water district has increased the frequency
  • 14 Apr 2008- 23:52 by Local Press Report CAIRO, Egypt News.bg (Bulgaria) — Bulgarian President Georgy Parvanov met with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak met in Cairo this week to discuss bilaterl economic ties between the two countries. During Parvanov's official visit to Egypt, the two sides
  • 14 Apr 2008- 21:37 by Local Press Report MANILA, Philippines Manila Standard (Philippines) — Only 46 percent of the 32,000 square kilometers of land that need irrigation are being served by irrigation systems, according to Senator Loren Legarda. "From 1993 to 2003, only 1,952 square kilometers

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