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  1. South Korea Expresses Concern About New Fukushima Water Release Plan

    30 Mar 2020- 08:15 by Staff- Water Diplomat SEOUL, South Korea South Korea has expressed concern about a new draft plan from Japan to release contaminated Fukushima water from its disabled Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea. The country’s Office f ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:54

  2. Toilet Paper Substitutes Could Overwhelm UK Wastewater Systems

    18 Mar 2020- 12:07 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian Consumers have been warned of the dangers of substituting kitchen roll and wet wipes for toilet paper which – if flushed down the loo – could overwhelm the UK’s sewers. Innocent consumer substit ...

    Local Press Report - 03/18/2020 - 12:07

  3. Wildfire Ash And Debris Flow Into Reservoir Hitting Sydney Drinking Water Supply

    3 Mar 2020- 08:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY NSW, Australia Widespread bushfires followed by torrential rains had a predictable, detrimental effect on the reservoirs that supply drinking water to Australia's greater Sydney area. During Decembe ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/03/2020 - 08:47

  4. Indonesia: Eight Major Dams To Be Completed This Year

    25 Feb 2020- 07:25 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Jakarta Globe The Public Works and Housing Ministry will complete construction on eight major water dams in 2020 as part of the National Strategic Program. Public Works and Housing Minister Basuki Hadimuljo ...

    Local Press Report - 03/03/2020 - 14:22

  5. What Next For Hyflux And The Multiple White Knights?

    20 Feb 2020- 09:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Even as “white knight” investor, UAE utility Utico, sought to clarify its offer to certain holders of Hyflux's perpetual securities and preference shares (PnP), a third suitor has exp ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2020 - 09:30

  6. Rio Governor Fires Water Utility Chief

    11 Feb 2020- 08:02 by Staff- Water Diplomat Rio de Janeiro, Brazil The governor of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil has dismissed the President of CEDAE, the State Water and Sewerage Company as the city’s weeks-long water supply and sanitation crisis shows little s ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 14:06

  7. Razon To Acquire Controlling Share Of Manila Water

    10 Feb 2020- 11:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Less than a week after announcing acquisition of 25 percent of Manila Water Company, Philippines billionaire Enrique Razon’s company, Trident Water has increased its holding in Manila Water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/10/2020 - 11:19

  8. ADB Will Mediate Manila Water Utilities' Concession Agreement

    6 Feb 2020- 06:25 by Local Press Report MANILA Manila Standard House leaders said Sunday the entry of the Asian Development Bank in crafting a new concession agreement with the two water concessionaires―Maynilad Water Services Inc. and Manila Water Co. In ...

    Local Press Report - 02/06/2020 - 06:25

  9. Bulgaria: Pernik Seeks To Assuage Concern Over Water Network Failures

    3 Feb 2020- 07:58 by Local Press Report SOFIA See News Bulgaria's Pernik municipality said it will sign four contracts for water network repairs worth 20.2 million levs ($11.4 million/10.3 million euro) combined with local companies Raicommerce Const ...

    Local Press Report - 03/03/2020 - 14:29

  10. Hyflux Shareholders Consider Utico, Aqua Munda Bids

    22 Jan 2020- 06:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Over 400 investors in troubled Singapore environmental services company Hyflux attended "town hall meetings" 20 January to hear from "white knight" investor Utico about ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/22/2020 - 06:41

  11. Hyflux- Utico- Aqua Munda?: Stakeholder Meetings Scheduled For 20 January

    18 Jan 2020- 08:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Utico FZC has announced stakeholder meetings for Hyflux’s unsecured creditors and preference shareholders to take place in Singapore 20 January. UAE utility Utico is the "white-knight ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/20/2020 - 07:37

  12. Radioactive Fukushima Waste Destined For Pacific?

    13 Jan 2020- 09:57 by Staff- Water Diplomat SEOUL, South Korea The government of Japan looks likely to proceed with a controlled ocean-release of radioactive wastewater associated with the Fukushima disaster, a move criticised by environmental groups in n ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:06

  13. Regulator Orders England And Wales Water Companies To Cut Charges To Customers

    18 Dec 2019- 08:20 by Local Press Report LONDON The Independent Water firms in England and Wales have been told to cut bills for the average household by £50- or 12 per cent- over the next five years by the regulator Ofwat. In a report published on Monday ...

    Local Press Report - 12/18/2019 - 08:20

  14. Share Values Plunge As Philippines Prez Threatens Military Takeover Of Capital's Water Concessionaires

    16 Dec 2019- 09:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has claimed he will suspend concession agreements with Manila Water Co (Manila Water) and Maynilad Water Services (Maylinad) if the water companies do  ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/16/2019 - 09:09

  15. Suez To Expand Hungary Wastewater Treatment Footprint

    16 Dec 2019- 05:15 by Local Press Report PARIS Emerging Europe Suez Water Technologies and Solutions, a leading French multinational corporation in energy waste management, has announced plans to invest 9.6 billion forints (29 million euros) to develop it ...

    Local Press Report - 12/16/2019 - 08:50