WATER INDUSTRY WIRE NEWS

Water and Sanitation on Water and Sanitation Youth Summit

Jul 4, 2015 The Department of Water and Sanitation ended the celebration of Youth Month by hosting the Water and Sanitation Youth Summit at Birchwood, Boksburg from the 29 June to 2 July 2015. The week long activity concluded with a razzmatazz award ceremony...

Federal Government unveils long-awaited plan for Australian agriculture

Jul 4, 2015 The Federal Government has released the long awaited Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper, which it had promised to deliver within 12 months of the 2013 election.The government's vision for Australia's agricultural future involves tax changes ...

Delta gets dedicated city water pipeline

Jul 4, 2015 BULAWAYO City Council has allocated beverages maker, Delta Corporation, a dedicated water pipeline for its Fairbridge brewery to boost production of the Chibuku brand.BY NQOBANI NDLOVUA dedicated water pipeline is one connected directly to company...

UAE Water Aid bolsters UAE's global position in humanitarian aid

Jul 4, 2015 DUBAI, 4th July, 2015 (WAM) -- The UAE has established its global position in humanitarian initiatives and humanitarian aid, and its leading role in promoting human solidarity. It has an effective role in the international efforts to combat human...

$4, 7m loan to rehabilitate Bulawayo sewer plants

Jul 4, 2015

THE Bulawayo City Council has secured about $4,7 million to refurbish its sewer treatment works to avert disaster following reports that residents could be drinking contaminated water.

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Water and Sanitation provides drinking water to Madibeng District

Jul 4, 2015 The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has made significant progress in providing drinking water to residents of Majakaneng and Letlhabile in Madibeng District, North West. Malfunctioning boreholes have been refurbished and new one have bee...

Peru hiking spending on water, health infra projects

Jul 3, 2015

With nine months to go before the general elections in April next year, Peru's President Ollanta Humala is ratcheting up public spending on water, school and hospital infrastructure projects.

North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Issues Order Canceling Certificate of Authority

Jul 3, 2015 The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order:In the Matter of Waterford Lakes Partners, LLC, 8000 Waterford Lakes Drive, Charlotte, North Carolina 28210 - Cancellation of Authority for Charging for Water and Sewer Utility Ser...

Doing well by doing good: the case for sustainable impact investing

Jul 3, 2015 For decades many have assumed that sustainable investing is an altruistic trade-off to more conventional investment/yield return strategies. Due to increasingly important investment drivers such as energy prices, water shortages, population growth...

Bahia tender watch; sewer system construction, water supply system expansion

Jul 3, 2015

Bahia state water utility Embasa in Brazil has called three tenders valued at a total of 61.6mn reais (US$19.7mn) to improve state water supply and sewerage services.

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