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  • 20 May 2019- 06:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Singapore’s national water utility PUB assumed ownership, May 18, of the Tuaspring desalination plant from financially troubled environmental services company Hyflux Ltd in accordance with PUB’s 30-day notice issued in April. More
  • 18 May 2019- 09:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Big industries throughout Europe are lobbying for significant and devastating changes to the EU water law, the Water Framework Directive (WFD), according to a coalition of environmental organizations. Living Rivers Europe, five
  • 17 May 2019- 07:58 by Local Press Report ABUJA The Nation The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved $1 billion Chinese loan from Chinese EXIM Bank for the Gurara II Hydropower Project. The project, on completion will generate 360 megawatts of electricity. Energy Security Investment
  • 17 May 2019- 07:55 by Local Press Report JERUSALEM Reuters Israel has received bids from three groups interested in building and operating a desalination plant that will supply more than a fifth of the country’s household water and help battle shortages that could arise from climate change.  The
  • 17 May 2019- 07:53 by Local Press Report HONG KONG South China Morning Post Hong Kong lawmakers have unanimously endorsed a HK$7.7 billion (US$987 million) plan for the government to build a desalination plant that will meet 5 per cent of the city’s demand for drinking water. At a meeting of the
  • 18 May 2019- 07:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France A new guide will help the hydropower industry to assess resilience to extreme weather events. The International Hydropower Association (IHA) guide is designed to inform all hydropower projects regardless of scale and geography, both
  • 15 May 2019- 07:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Troubled Singapore environmental services provider Hyflux revealed in a May 15 Singapore Exchange announcement that a third potential investor has, somewhat belatedly, come forth with a non-binding letter of intent. Further
  • 12 May 2019- 08:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Utico FZC, the largest private utility provider in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is set to rescue troubled Singapore environmental services company Hyflux Ltd with a cash injection of $293 Million USD. A binding agreement was
  • 11 May 2019- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRIDGETOWN, Barbados The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has committed $45.6 Million USD to its first single-country investment in the Caribbean to support the Water Sector Resilience Nexus for Sustainability in Barbados (WSRN S-Barbados) project. GCF is a
  • 13 May 2019- 06:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France On the eve of the World Hydropower Congress in Paris, WWF and The Nature Conservancy have launched an assessment of how the renewable energy revolution can solve the world’s climate and energy challenge without further sacrificing free
  • 11 May 2019- 08:13 by OOSKAnews Info OXFORD, United Kingdom OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, Kathryn Pharr and Alex Mauroner describe the embedded and often hidden costs
  • 8 May 2019- 08:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A new technology breakthrough could make desalination processes less energy intensive and less expensive, engineers have claimed. A research team from Columbia University, US, have reported (Ma 6) a new approach that builds on
  • 7 May 2019- 07:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States In an address to the United Nations Security Council on April 29, representatives from EcoPeace Middle East, an Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian environmental NGO, emphasized that the issue of water should be separated from
  • 7 May 2019- 07:01 by Local Press Report ACCRA GhanaWeb Board Chairman of Ghana Water Company Limited and Member of Parliament for Effutu constituency Alex Afenyo Markin has reiterated calls on government to intensify the fight against illegal mining popularly known as Galamsey. “This is not about
  • 7 May 2019- 07:01 by Local Press Report CAIRO Daily News Egypt The government retracts from buying water from the private sector due to the high prices offered by Arab and international companies. However, the government decided to limit itself to bidding for desalination plants according to the

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