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  • 21 Jan 2021- 13:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, United Kingdom The rapid proliferation of cryptocurrencies in recent years (with Bitcoin the most prominent) is raising environmental concerns, and water resources deployed for hydropower are becoming central to the discourse. Bitcoin may
  • 18 Jan 2021- 08:19 by Local Press Report LIMA Hydro Review Peru’s energy and mines ministry has accepted force majeure requests from Empresa de Generación Eléctrica Santa Lorenza for its 18.7-MW Santa Lorenza I small hydro project. The plant was due to be online at the end of 2018. According to
  • 11 Jan 2021- 12:22 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Israel Hayom Israel's national water company, Mekorot, is on the verge of signing its first deal to provide Bahrain with desalination technology for brackish water. Although the company did not release its projections for it, the deal is said
  • 17 Dec 2020- 10:32 by Staff- Water Diplomat CHICAGO IL, United States Financial futures contracts tied to the spot price of water related to the $1.1 Billion USD California spot water market traded on Wall Street for the first time, opening a market for farmers and investors to hedge against water
  • 11 Dec 2020- 07:25 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV The Jerusalem Post European Union officials promised to help provide Gaza with COVID-19 vaccines and clear water, when a delegation from its Office of the EU Representative made its first visit to the Strip in four years. “The moment these vaccines
  • 8 Dec 2020- 07:59 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW DELHI, India PowerChina has announced plans to construct up to 60 gigawatts (GW) of hydropower capacity on the Yarlung Tsangpo River (known in downstream India as the Brahmaputra River) in The Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), prompting concern from
  • 28 Nov 2020- 06:26 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Business Daily The United States markets regulator (Securities and Exchange Commission) has filed charges against an American who defrauded American investors $7.2 million (Sh788.3 million) for a fake desalination project in Kenya. Verley Lee
  • 28 Nov 2020- 06:47 by Staff- Water Diplomat TOKYO, Japan The government of Japan is expected to announce plans for the Pacific Ocean release up to 1.2 million metric tons of contaminated water stored at the destroyed Fukushima nuclear power facility within a matter of weeks. A senior official of
  • 23 Nov 2020- 08:58 by Local Press Report MUSCAT Oman Observer South Korean-based global construction heavyweight GS Engineering & Construction (GS E&C) has announced that consortiums led by its wholly-owned Spanish subsidiary, GS Inima, have secured mandates to build a pair of major
  • 18 Nov 2020- 06:39 by Local Press Report CAIRO Al-Monitor Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Ati signed Nov. 8 a memorandum of understanding to organize some of the work of the Egyptian-Dutch Advisory Panel on Water Management, in the presence of Dutch Ambassador in
  • 17 Nov 2020- 08:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Water companies in the England and Wales parts of the United Kingdom have set out a plan to deliver a net-zero-carbon water supply for customers by 2030, in what it calls “the world’s first sector-wide commitment of its kind”. The
  • 13 Nov 2020- 10:52 by Local Press Report RIYADH Trade Arabia Saudi Arabia has launched a new company for the management and maintenance of water transmission, distribution and storage systems that span over more than 8,000 km and transmit more than 7 million cu m per day of desalinated water across
  • 10 Nov 2020- 08:38 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States The United Nations Secretary-General has called for better management of natural resources and ecosystems to pave a path towards peace in war-torn societies and help crisis-affected countries boost sustainable development. “Not
  • 10 Nov 2020- 08:27 by Staff- Water Diplomat TUNIS, Tunisia A new partnership between international NGO the Sahara and Sahel Observatory (OSS) and the French Development Agency (AFD) aims to promote a more open dialogue of public policies and to foster regional knowledge sharing on issues and
  • 9 Nov 2020- 06:50 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Iran Front Page The Iranian president says a project will come on line on Thursday to desalinate sea water from Persian Gulf and supply it to arid areas across the country, especially in the central Iran. “Tomorrow, we are inaugurating a project which

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