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7 Oct 2020 MANILA, Philippines
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the government of China have agreed to collaborate in a $234.6 Million USD project to clean up water resources and the environment of the Sayu River Basin in Yunnan Province.The project includes programmes to strengthen wastewater management and pollution control...
7 Oct 2020 NAIROBI, Kenya
The Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation Project (LVWATSAN) in Kenya has received approval of over $70 Million USD in loans and grants from three European agencies.Funds will be used to expand the water and sanitation distribution network to over 800,000 people in Kisumu, on the shore of Lake Victoria, and its surrounding informal settlements, with a portion of the funding to be used for water quality monitoring of Lake Victoria...
19 Apr 2019 LONDON
A "concreteberg", weighing as much as 20 elephants, is blocking three central London sewers. The 330ft-long (100m) mass, weighing 105 tonnes, was caused by people pouring concrete into the sewers. It could take two months and cost £150,000 to remove from the Victorian-era sewer under Hall Street, Islington.
15 Sep 2017 LONDON
Thames Water engineers have started a three-week sewer war against a giant 250 metre long fatberg around 10 times bigger than the famous Kingston monster found in 2013. The Whitechapel fatberg is one of the largest ever found, with the extreme rock-solid mass of wet wipes, nappies, fat and oil weighing the same as 11 double decker buses...
27 Mar 2017 LONDON
Thames Water has been fined a record £20m after pumping 1.9 billion litres of untreated sewage into the River Thames. The company admitted water pollution and other offences at sewage facilities in Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire following spills in 2013 and 2014. The £20.3m fine is the largest penalty handed down to a water utility for an environmental disaster.