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5 May 2021 Islamabad, Pakistan
The investment of $2.4 Biillion USD in the 1124 MW Kohala will be China's largest in Pakistan and is the second of six planned hydroelectric projects on the Jhelum river.
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...
8 Aug 2017 WUHAN
China Three Gorges Corp. (CTGC) has begun construction of the 16-GW Baihetan hydropower station located on the lower reaches of the Jinsha River, between the borders of Sichuan and Yunnan provinces in Southwest China. According to 2016 estimates from China’s National Development and Reform Commission, the project will cost about US$6...
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...
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...
11 Nov 2013 JOHANNESBURG, South Africa
US-based multinational GE and South African energy and chemical company Sasol are collaborating on a water technology pilot project that will clean wastewater from plants producing synthetic fuels and chemicals and generate biogas for power generation.The anaerobic membrane technology will be developed at a new demonstration plant at Sasol’s research campus in Sasolburg, Free State province, the companies said on November 6 at an event marking the partnership...
6 Jun 2013 SHANGHAI, China
Chinese people are more concerned about water quality and availability for future generations and show more interest in water reuse than their American and Singaporean counterparts, according to a new 3,000-person survey conducted by GE in partnership with StrategyOne.GE released the results of the water reuse survey on June 5...