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  • 26 Feb 2019- 10:10 by Local Press Report LONDON Oil Price A deal between Tullow Oil and local Kenyan authorities that would allow the oil company to pump water for the wells and that would be crucial to the final investment decision for Kenya’s first and currently only oil project could be pushed
  • 19 Nov 2018- 13:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The UK board of Antofagasta Mining has approved a $1.3 Billion USD expansion for its Los Pelambres copper mine in Chile which has historically attracted controversy related to water use / stewardship. The company is planning to
  • 7 Aug 2018- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, UK Britain’s water industry will face higher costs for treating and managing water supplies due to increasing occurrence of drought and flood resulting from climate change, according to a new report from the country’s Institution of Mechanical
  • 18 Jul 2018- 08:53 by Local Press Report San Francisco Climate Bonds Initiative Green bond issuer San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) is seeking both domestic and international interest for its new tranches of Climate Bonds Certified green municipal bonds, of approximately $402
  • 2 Jul 2018- 09:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Kazahkstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev last week ratified an agreement between Kazahkstan and China on cooperation in construction of a landslide prevention dam on the cross-border Khorgos River.  An initial construction agreement
  • 2 Jul 2018- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TARAZ, Kazakhstan Delegates from Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan discussed water sharing in the Chu and Talas River Basins at a June 27 conference in Taraz which was dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the first protocol on water sharing of the Talas River
  • 9 Jun 2018- 11:26 by Local Press Report READING Evening Standard Thames Water was ordered on Thursday to pay £120 million back to customers after being found to have breached its licence conditions by failing to properly tackle leaks. It was hit with £55 million in automatic penalties for allowing
  • 4 Jun 2018- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Tripoli, Libya "Unprecedented levels of fighting" last week forced closure of the Derna, Libya, desalination plant. The port city of Derna, in the east of the country, is facing severe water, food and medicine shortages, and electricity and
  • 28 Mar 2018- 21:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BATH, United Kingdom The Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (EAWAG) says get the duck away! The plastic duck in your bath may kill you, or give you a nasty rash. An EAWAG study has revealed the “dark side” of our friendly flexible
  • 14 Mar 2018- 06:18 by Local Press Report LONDON Mining Journal Anglo American has stopped iron ore production in Brazil’s Minas Gerais state after a pipeline that transports its product to Rio de Janeiro leaked into one of the region’s streams. Corporate Risk Ecosystems Pollution Social Issues
  • 12 Mar 2018- 08:14 by Local Press Report LONDON Evening Standard Major pipe bursts across the capital prompted the London Assemblyto today renew calls for Thames Water to rethink how it is addressing concerns over long-term shortages. After a week of floods and water shortages across the capital
  • 6 Mar 2018- 09:00 by Local Press Report BRADFORD New Civil Engineer Yorkshire Water has begun the search for partners for a £1.1bn alliance to deliver the next asset management plan. The Yorkshire Alliance, which is worth up to £1.1bn over 11 years, will provide works on reservoirs, raw water
  • 12 Feb 2018- 15:11 by Local Press Report WARRINGTON i News Snipe is Britain’s first sniffer dog trained to hound down water leaks. The 16-month-old cocker spaniel is chasing leads on burst pipes on behalf of a water company in the North West of England. Corporate Risk Innovation, Infrastructure
  • 29 Jan 2018- 09:40 by Local Press Report CAMBRIDGE Energy Harvesting Journal For much of the last decade, there has been oversupply of desalination plants but that is less true today. Business is picking up globally, first with a wave of large plants in the main.   Climate Corporate Risk Energy
  • 18 Jan 2018- 08:09 by Local Press Report LONDON PR Newswire The global water & wastewater treatment market to reach USD 674.72 billion by 2025, driven by the rising demand for freshwater for drinking, industrialization and agriculture. Treated water is suitable for various end-uses such as