29 Mar 2022 DUBAI
Dubai is following through on announcement to offer shares in 10 state-owned businesses. Listing considered one of largest ever in region.
16 Mar 2022 LONDON
Companies pledge to ensure storm overflows and sewage treatment works do not harm rivers, using Environment Agency measures. They also committed to improve public reporting on efforts and to help other sectors, such as farming, to improve and care for rivers.
25 Feb 2022 FLINT MI, United States
Trial will go to federal court to investigate negligence claims against two engineering contractors for their role in the Flint water contamination, despite denying involvement.
11 Feb 2022 WASHINGTON DC, United States
Thee Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity Initiative (ICSCI) has been expanded to include water and wastewater sectors. Private company participation is encouraged to monitor real time information on cybersecurity threats.
15 Jan 2022 WALNUT CREEK CA, United States
New $1 Million USD project funded partly funded by The Water Research Foundation will research and develop more effective nutrient management in wastewater treatment systems.
12 Jan 2022 NEW DELHI, India
Performance Audit Reveals Discrepancies In India’s Groundwater Management Regulations And Implementation
Groundwater extraction had increased from 58 per cent to 63 per cent between the period of 2004-2017, with a sharp decline in the number of assessment units considered safe. Violations of national groundwater extraction targets in eight states.
8 Jan 2022 RUNDU, Namibia
The company were only granted permission to extract water in June 2021, 6 months after operations had already begun. ReconAfrica has been accused of unsafe wastewater disposal, drilling without adequate permits and harm to local wildlife.
12 Nov 2021 NEW YORK NY, United States
As a key player in the UN's Race To Zero campaign, the water sector plays a vital role in its success: global water use, storage, and distribution accounts for 10 Percent of all global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
2 Nov 2021 Washington DC, United States
United States: Intelligence Advisory Issued Following Ongoing Cyber Attacks On Nation's Water Infrastructure
Advisory discloses three previously unreported ransomware attacks which hit facilities in Nevada, Maine, and California earlier this year.
21 Jul 2021 London, United Kingdom
Environment Agency report finds only five of England's nine water and sewage companies achieved the highest 4 star rating, while none met all environment expectations. Worst performers were Southern Water and South West Water.
7 Jul 2021 Washington D.C, United States
A panel discussion hosted by the US Department of State examined how water intersects with climate change at a local and global level and what the sector can do to make water security a pathway to climate resilience. An economist, a sociologist and an engineer shared their experiences.
28 May 2021 Washington D.C., United States
Bill, prompted by pandemic, would grant water and electric utilities, broadband providers $10 Million USD each in low-interest loans in exchange for a moratorium on shutoffs. Includes debt forgiveness terms.