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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...
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...
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...