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.
10 Apr 2021 DAMMAN
Projects benefit 12,000 people, include implementation of more than 130km of main and subsidiary networks, and household connections.
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.
8 Apr 2021 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) signs water purchase agreement with Utico FZC, boosts water capacity and clean energy goals.
1 Apr 2021 WASHINGTON DC, United States
United States: Thousands Of Lives Could Have Been Saved By Nationwide Suspension Of Water Cutoffs During COVID Crisis
A nationwide moratorium on water shut-offs during COVID crisis would have saved lives and prevented infections.
Minorities disproportionately effected.
Calls for Biden administration to cancel water debt.
21 Feb 2021 PARIS, France
French water, waste management and energy giant Veolia filed a tender offer on 7 February for the shares in rival Suez that it doesn’t already own. The move takes the increasingly acrimonious takeover bid out of the boardroom and into the hands of shareholders.Suez claims the offer of almost $21.90 USD per share for the remaining Suez shares violates Veolia’s commitment to amicability in the takeover, which began in October last year with the acquisition of a 29...
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...
16 Feb 2021 LUANDA
The Angolan Government and African Export-Import Bank (AfreximBank) have announced that approximately $1.3 billion in financing will be made available to projects in energy and water sectors, as well as be used as credit portfolios to support national banks. The announcement follows a meeting between Angolan President H...
16 Feb 2021 TALLINN
Tallinn will increase investment in Tallinna Vesi, which provides the capital with its water, drainage and sewerage needs, after purchasing a majority stake in the company last week, Mayor of Tallinn Mihhail Kõlvart (Center) said. Water tariffs will remain constant in the near future, he added, noting that supply would be put ahead of profits...
8 Feb 2021 DURBAN
A prominent businessman at the centre of allegations of the “capture” of Umgeni Water’s board has been shot dead in what appears to have been a targeted assassination. Sibonelo Hertzog Shinga, 51, the sole director of IT consultancy Raminet Technologies and MPS Strategic Solutions, was killed while travelling from a family funeral in Durban to the King Shaka International Airport...
8 Feb 2021 CAIRO
The government of Egypt has entered into a partnership with Russia for construction of a plant to manufacture seawater desalination components in the North African country. The agreement which was signed between the Arab Organisation for Industrialisation (AOI), the Engineering Authority of the Egyptian Armed Forces, the University of Alexandria, and RUSNANO Group, a Russian innovation development institution created in the frame of Presidential Initiative termed "Strategy for Development of Nanotechnology Industry", aims to support the North African country government’s plan to supply drinking water through desalination plants...