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28 Feb 2019 ISLAMABAD, Pakistan
Pakistan officials announced February 27 that China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC) has been selected to construct the 1,124 MW Kohala Hydropower Project (KHPP) along the Neelum-Jhelum River. The $2.7 Billion USD project is the largest project and is expected to take 6.5 years to complete.This is the second such mega project in Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK) along the river despite protests against unacceptable environmental issues in Muzaffarabad city caused by the diversion of the Neelum River after commissioning of Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project (NJHP)...
16 Aug 2017 WARRENTON VA, United States
China Roundup: Water Quality Improving, Deadly Storms Cause Landslides and Dam Breach, Beihatan Dam Construction Commences, Polluted River Media Stunt, South-North Transfer: Farms Closed and More
Uneven Progress in Reducing Water PollutionChina's water quality is improving overall but progress is uneven, with some regions finding it hard to meet the annual quality improvement targets, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) said Monday. Xinhua reported August 14th that in the first half of the year, the proportion of monitored surface water reaching Grade III or above, which could be used for drinking, rose to 70 percent across the country, up 1...
11 Jan 2016 ISLAMABAD, Pakistan
Chinese state-owned power company China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC) has announced that it will develop the $2.4 billion USD, 1,100-megawatt Kohala Hydropower Project on the Jhelum River in Pakistan-administered Kashmir.It will be the company’s biggest investment in the Pakistani hydropower market...
18 Dec 2014 YAOUNDE, Cameroon
A consortium of two American companies has started work on a project to boost potable water supply in Cameroon's Capital, Yaoundé.The two companies, GE and Environmental Chemical Corp. (ECC) will install equipment at Akom Nyada, a small locality near Yaoundé, for immediate use.GE Sales Executive Ali Ben Haj Hamida said that under the project "water treatment will be done through the application of membrane and desalinization technology...
30 Sep 2014 NEW ORLEANS, LA
GE announced the appointment of Ralph Exton to serve as 2014-2015 treasurer on the board of trustees for the Water Environment Federation (WEF), an international organization of water quality professionals headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia. He was first elected to WEF’s board of trustees in 2012...
11 Jun 2014 TREVOSE
GE’s advanced water treatment technology will help purify water at IRPC Public Company Limited’s new combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Rayong, Thailand. GE's ZeeWeed 1500 ultrafiltration membranes, reverse osmosis (RO) and electrodeionization (EDI) technologies will be used to make high-quality demineralized water for boiler feed water and to reduce the use of chemicals...
3 Jun 2014 MOSCOW
Russian oil company Bashneft will use GE’s new membrane bioreactor(MBR) with membrane-accommodating carrier (MACarrier) for treatment of refinery wastewater from the Bashneft-Ufaneftekhim oil processing complex and other enterprises of the Northern Industrial Block of Ufa. Strict discharge regulations and the need to reuse the treated water led Bashneft to also choose GE's ZeeWeed MBR, electrodialysis reversal(EDR), reverse osmosis (RO) and ion-selective ionic exchange technologies for its new wastewater treatment plant...
2 Jun 2014 SINGAPORE
GE will showcase its advanced energy-saving and efficient technologies, products and services designed to help industrial and municipal customers meet their toughest water challenges at Singapore International Water Week 2014, taking place June 1-5, 2014, in Singapore. “We are committed to developing technologies that enable our customers to achieve energy savings that also increase operating efficiencies while helping to conserve and reuse water...
27 May 2014 SINGAPORE
Singapore International Water Week will take place June 1-5, 2014, in Singapore, and GE (NYSE: GE) will have experts from its water and process technologies business on-site to present technical papers and posters. Three papers will be presented as part of the “Treatment Processes and Energy Recovery -- Effective and Efficient Wastewater Management” track sessions...
20 Jan 2014 HONG KONG
The US government is considering partnering with the Chinese state companies that are expected to win the contracts to construct the controversial $12 billion USD Inga III dam project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, according to a report in the South China Morning Post.The Chinese consortium currently bidding for the project consists of Sinohydro and China Three Gorges Corp...
3 Jan 2014 SINGAPORE
Conversations With Water Leaders: Indar Maharaj, Chairman, Water and Sewerage Authority and President, National Gas Company on Trinidad and Tobago’s Water Challenges as an Island Nation
Eleventh in a series, “Conversations With Water Leaders,” conducted by OOSKAnews in association with Singapore International Water Week.In this edition, Indar Maharaj, Chairman, Water and Sewerage Authority [WASA] and President, National Gas Company [NGC], speaks with OOSKAnews correspondent Renee Martin-Nagle about the water issues of Trinidad and Tobago as an island nation with limited resources, WASA’s financial challenges, inefficiencies in the local water sector and more...
21 Nov 2013 WASHINGTON, DC, United States
The water crisis that millions of people worldwide are currently facing is rarely about absolute water scarcity, but rather is an issue of economic scarcity resulting in problems with distribution, according to Jerry Delli Priscoli, a senior adviser at the US Army Corp of Engineers’ (USACE) Institute for Water Resources...