30 Apr 2021 OTTOWA, Canada
Canada Pension Plan Investments comes under fire for its participation in privatisation of Brazilian public water utility. Trade union CUPE calls out "outrageous" use of "workers' retirement funds to profit from people's need for clean water". Challenges wisdom of deal amid political uncertainty.
29 Apr 2021 Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs of the Netherlands talks to us about his work, the Netherlands' unique approach to valuing water and the need for global cooperation to maximise the leverage of water both in mitigation of and adaptation for climate change.
23 Apr 2021 WASHINGTON DC, United States
Clock starts on implementation of Mongolia Water Compact. Five-year construction schedule for advanced water purification plant, wastewater recycling and construction of additional groundwater wells to address growing needs in capital city.
22 Apr 2021 CHANDIGARH, India
Tube wells will be replaced with treated surface water, offering continuous supply of potable water to growing cities of Amritsar and Ludhiana.
19 Apr 2021 Lilongwe
Projects in Balaka and Machinga districts, scheduled to commence in March 22 for completion by August 2023, will help to relieve "pathetic" situation. Soft loan to be repaid over 20 years.
19 Apr 2021 PARIS, France
Peace has been declared in a French water battle that saw two of its leading players at loggerheads for more than six months. The proposed merger agreement will create a group with annual revenues of €37 billion. The new Suez will be a standalone entity with revenues of around €7 billion.
14 Apr 2021 TEHRAN
Major investments in water and power infrastructure in the Islamic Republic. Three provinces will benefit.
10 Apr 2021 LUSAKA
China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) awarded a contract for water and sanitation improvement project in the northern part of Zambia.
10 Apr 2021 CAIRO
Developing and supporting green and sustainable business models should be the common goal to create jobs, generate wealth and yield benefits to our planet: Ministry
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.
10 Apr 2021 AUGUSTA ME
Dams, pollution and overfishing have extirpated Atlantic salmon from all the rivers in the Northeast US except in Maine. There is an extinction risk. Conservationists call for dam removal.
10 Apr 2021 DAMMAN
Projects benefit 12,000 people, include implementation of more than 130km of main and subsidiary networks, and household connections.