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6 Jul 2021 SINGAPORE, Singapore
Drone surveillance of six reservoirs will help Singapore Water Agency track water quality through aquatic plant overgrowth and enable rapid response to illegal fishing and vessel overcrowding. Will save 5,000 hours of manual checks.
28 Nov 2020 GENEVA, Switzerland
On World Toilet Day, 19 November, the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF launched a report on global sanitation conditions and provided an assessment of investment required in order to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6.2 in the next 10 years.In 2015, Member States committed to achieve access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene for all and end open defecation, paying special attention to the needs of women and girls and those in vulnerable situations, by 2030...
14 May 2020 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
This OOSKAnews Article was updated 20 MayOur world will have an estimated 2 billion new urban residents by 2050, so how do we make our cities more resilient in a water context? We need cities that can absorb, recover and prepare for future stresses and hazards while promoting sustainable development, well-being and inclusive growth, deploying environmental, governmental, economical and societal tools at our disposal...
14 Jan 2020 MUMBAI, India
A January 2020 report from think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) assesses the theory that “depleting water resources in the context of climate change, economic development and population growth” may be a reasonable rationale for prediction of future water wars.The paper examines the complex relationship among water, wars, and peace and suggests "that during the next 20 to 30 years, there could be risk of wars over water but not simply because of declining water availability", and urges "nuanced understanding" of the complex relationships between water, war and peace to assess whether water will propel wars or foster peace between 2020 and 2050"...
27 Oct 2019 SINGAPORE, Singapore
The Singapore Water Academy has announced that its course in Water Supply Network Management will be held from 13 to 17 January 2020. This is the second module in a series of four that includes Water Quality, Stormwater Management and Water Reuse, as well.The Water Academy has been established by PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency and this Water Management Series is aimed at mid-to-senior level water professionals with at least five years experience...
9 Sep 2019 NEW DELHI
A year after Delhi government announced ambitious plans to use treated sewage water, as Singapore does, to improve drinkingwater supply, Haryana has succeeded in stonewalling the project. Haryana has questioned the very premise of using treated sewage water for boosting potable water as well as its social acceptability, revealed Delhi Jal Board vice-chairman Dinesh Mohaniya.
12 Jul 2019 SINGAPORE
Singapore is a global hydro-hub, home to more than 200 water companies and about 25 research centres. And national water agency PUB has gone to great lengths to monitor, treat and improve its drinking water supply. So Singaporeans are aware that tap water is “clean and safe to drink”, said Erny Kartolo, one of the founders of the Drink Wise, Drink Tap campaign...
17 Jun 2019 SINGAPORE
Authorities here have issued a recall of bottled mineral water imported from Malaysia after it was found to contain Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a common environmental bacterium that is found in faeces, soil, water and sewage. The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) said it has directed the importer Radha Exports to recall all affected products, with the process ongoing...
18 May 2019 SINGAPORE, Singapore
A new assessmsnt of the Asia-Pacific Water and Wastewater Services sector to 2022 covers services delivered to municipal (government) and industrial (private) sectors and includes treatment, supply, management, and use of water and wastewater.The market is emerging and presents many opportunities that are driven by rapid population growth, regional economic development, tightening environmental policies, and shifts in investment funding towards Asia...
15 May 2019 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 OOSKAnews coverage of Hyflux Ltd. (96 articles)This interest is to acquire specific assets in Algeria and Oman, Middle East and North Africa...
8 Apr 2019 SINGAPORE
Singapore’s national water agency PUB said on Saturday (Apr 6) its waterworks in the Malaysian state of Johor has resumed operations, continuing the production of treated water to Singapore. Operations at Johor River Waterworks (JRWW) were halted earlier this week, after high ammonia levels were found in the Johor Rivers.
7 Apr 2019 SINGAPORE, Singapore
The drama surrounding troubled Singapore water desalination company Hyflux Ltd took another turn April 4, when the investment transaction with Indonesian “white knight investor” Indonesia's SM Investments (SMI) was canceled by Hyflux. Investment plan and shareholder meetings set for April 5, 8, and 15 have been canceled by the company...