Terms searched: Water treatment
10 Apr 2021 MUMBAI
By investing across the energy sector value chain, transport, and waste sectors, the program reduces GHG emissions and increases access to alternative water resources in India through wastewater treatment and desalination plants.
8 Apr 2021 VILNIUS, Lithuania
Major upgrades and renovations to ensure long-term sustainability and environmental improvements in water and wastewater networks and treatment facilities.
16 Mar 2021 DAKAR, Senegal
Drinking water access and waste management improvements in Senegal are focus of EIB commitments.
4 Mar 2021 BRUSSELS
The European Commission has decided today to refer Slovenia to the European Court of Justice for failure to comply with the requirements of the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive (Directive 91/271/EEC). The Directive requires Member States to ensure that urban agglomerations (towns, cities, settlements) properly collect and treat their waste waters, thus eliminating or reducing all their undesirable effects...
4 Mar 2021 KULOB
Over 100,000 inhabitants of Tajikistan’s fourth-largest city, Kulob, will receive access to an improved water supply and water treatment services following major upgrades financially supported by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union (EU). It is expected that upon implementation the city of Kulob will be able to reduce its water losses by up to 35 per cent.
19 Feb 2021 AUSTIN TX, United States
This OOSKAnews article has been updated 20 February.US President Joe Biden declared a major disaster 20 February in the US State of Texas, allowing more federal funds to be releasd for emergency assistance (White House Statement here).Power is returning across Texas and temperatures are set to rise but some 13 million people are still facing difficulties accessing clean water...
16 Feb 2021 OLDSMAR FL
A shared password may be to blame for a hacker gaining remote access to a water treatment plant in Florida in an attempt to poison the water supply. The unknown hacker exploited a program called TeamViewer, which companies and governments can install on a PC to remotely view a machine’s desktop screen over the internet, and even control the mouse cursor...
9 Feb 2021 OLDSMAR FL, United States
A 5 February computer hack atttempting to poison water systems of a Florida, US community was averted in real time. The city of Oldsmar's water supply to approximately 15,000 people was not harmed but the hack is now being investigated by local and federal authorities, including FBI, Secret Service and other law enforcement agencies...
8 Feb 2021 LOS ANGELES CA
It would be arguably the most ambitious public works project in San Diego history. The envisioned pipeline would carry Colorado River water more than 130 miles from the Imperial Valley — through the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, tunneling under the Cuyamaca Mountains, and passing through the Cleveland National Forest — to eventually connect with a water-treatment plant in San Marcos...
26 Jan 2021 FLINT MI, United States
The former Governor of the US State of Michigan is among a group of 9 defendants facing criminal charges following a new investigation into the Flint water scandal.Rick Synder, along with former Flint Public Works director Howard Croft have each been charged with two counts of wilful neglect of duty over the fatal contamination of Flint’s water system in 2014...
11 Jan 2021 VILNIUS
Lithuania is facing sanctions of "several hundred millions euros" for its failure to comply with the EU directive on waste water treatment, the country's Environment Minister Simonas Gentvilas says. According to Gentvilas, 38,500 residents living in areas that must be connected to centralized waste networks were not connected in July, 2020...
3 Jan 2021 BENGALURU
The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) plans to upgrade 20 of its Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs), in the light of the National Green Tribunal’s order on the need for better treated water to be discharged by these plants. The move will benefit the environment as the treated water is being utilized for recharge of groundwater, apart from numerous non-potable purposes.