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  • 24 Nov 2010- 13:48 by Local Press Report UNITED KINGDOM, HEYWOOD Biwater US-based MWH Constructors will purchase Biwater Services Limited, the UK subsidiary of Biwater Holdings Limited, the company announced last week. The sale will allow Biwater Holdings to exit the UK water market and focus on
  • 22 Nov 2010- 19:59 by Local Press Report UNITED KINGDOM, HEYWOOD Biwater US-based MWH Constructors will purchase Biwater Services Limited, the UK subsidiary of Biwater Holdings Limited, the company announced last week. The sale will allow Biwater Holdings to exit the UK water market and focus on
  • 22 Nov 2010- 13:48 by Local Press Report UNITED KINGDOM, HEYWOOD Biwater US-based MWH Constructors will purchase Biwater Services Limited, the UK subsidiary of Biwater Holdings Limited, the company announced last week. The sale will allow Biwater Holdings to exit the UK water market and focus on
  • 15 Nov 2010- 13:48 by Local Press Report nairoBi, Somalia IRIN Fighting between two subclans over pastureland and water led to 20 deaths and displacement of thousands of families from several villages in central Somalia, according to local reports. Two sub-clans of the main Hawiye group, the Sa&
  • 1 Nov 2010- 20:58 by Local Press Report COLOMBO, SRI LANKA Sunday Observer (Sri Lanka) Water Supply and Drainage Minister Dinesh Gunawardene on October 22 launched a project to supply water from the Iranaimadu tank in Kilinochchi to the Jaffna peninsula. The project is in line with a directive from
  • 4 Oct 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report Iran, ABADAN IRNA (Iran) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad inaugurated a number of development projects in Abadan, which suffered severe damage during the conflict between Iran and Iraq from 1980-1988. Among the projects are a water pumping station and a
  • 29 Sep 2010- 14:48 by Local Press Report MANILA, Kyrgyzstan Asian Development Bank The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing $100 million USD in emergency assistance to help the Kyrgyz Republic recover following community violence earlier this year. "This assistance will help keep vital
  • 27 Sep 2010- 20:58 by Local Press Report DALIAN Inc., China Industrial Waste Management China Industrial Waste Management, Inc. 's Dongtai Organic sewage sludge treatment facility in Dalian, Liaoning Province was voted "Best Sewage Sludge Process Application of China" at the 2nd
  • 20 Sep 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report CAIRO, Egypt DP News During the Arab League's 134th ministerial-level session in Cairo last week, Syria presented draft resolutions on Arab water security and Israel's "stealing " of water from Palestinians. Syria also proposed
  • 16 Aug 2010- 20:58 by Local Press Report dhaka, Bangladesh The New Nation (Bangladesh) The opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) criticized the Finance Ministry's signing last week of a $1 billion USD loan agreement with the EXIM Bank of India for a number of projects mainly for
  • 10 Aug 2010- 20:52 by Local Press Report CHILE, SANTIAGO Santiago Times (Chile) Tensions are growing between farmers and mines in the Copiapd Valley, as both sectors are expanding and rainfall remains scarce. Currently, for every 40 liters of water used for agriculture, the mining industry uses 15
  • 4 Aug 2010- 14:48 by Local Press Report washington, dc, Kyrgyzstan U.S. Department of State The United States pledged an additional $48.6 million USD to assist Kyrgyzstan in the wake of recent unrest in the Central Asian country. The $48.6 million USD is in addition to planned bilateral assistance
  • 19 Jul 2010- 20:58 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Daily Times (Pakistan) The government's water distribution formula is based on an assumed availability of 141 billion cubic meters, but actual availability of water remains only 123-128 billion cubic meters. This has created conflict
  • 23 Jun 2010- 16:02 by Local Press Report BRIDGETOWN, Barbados Caribbean360.com The Graeme Hall Nature Sanctuary is negotiating with other qualified facilities in North America and Europe to manage its rare and endangered captive breeding programs. The sanctuary is taking this step because water
  • 14 Jun 2010- 20:58 by Local Press Report STOCKHOLM, Cambodia Stockholm International Water Institute The Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) won the 2010 Stockholm Industry Water Award. When General Director Ek Sonn Chan took over at the company in 1993, the water supply system was running

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