4 May 2021 STIRLING, United Kingdom
Video interview: A new academic Chair has been appointed as part of Scotland's Hydro Nation initiative. Professor Andrew Tyler of the University of Stirling talks about the need to break through structural boundaries to address water challenges and achieve sustainable prosperity and a green recovery for Scotland.
30 Apr 2021 JOHANNESBURG, South Africa
"Import" criticised amid claims that South Africa has brought in Cuban workers across a number of sectors for twenty years, with little evidence they have done anything significant that South African workers can't do themselves.
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 NANJING
Global warming is greening the deserts of Xinjiang as rising temperatures lead to doubling of rainfall over half a century. Scientists warn infrastructure planning and quality standards need to be updated to prepare for "lots of water".
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