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DEWA begins work on new AED170 million water pipeline project

Sep 1, 2014 DUBAI, 31st August, 2014 (WAM) -- The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, has announced that work on a new AED170 million water pipeline project, which will supply water through a group of networks extending 25 kilometres into various par...

Watery grave

Sep 1, 2014 INDIA, Aug. 31 -- EVERY YEAR during the monsoon, Guwahati in Assam witnesses devastating floods. After years of inaction, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi set up a committee on July 17 this year to study the problem and suggest remedial measures.The sta...

DEWA improves network efficiency

Aug 31, 2014

In the next five years, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) will spend US$15bn to enhance network efficiency and capacity in preparations for Dubai Expo 2020, it was announced recently.

India- Water ATMs bring smiles to faces of Rajasthan villagers

Aug 31, 2014 An Indian energy major and modern technology have combined to bring about a revolution in two districts of Rajasthan that were infamous due to the scarcity of potable water. Thanks to water ATMs, many otherwise arid villages here have 24X7 access ...

Surmount Water, Sanitation Challenges

Aug 31, 2014 THERE is no doubt that water supply and sanitation in Zambia has had its share of achievements just as it has equally faced challenges.Some of the achievements are obviously the creation of commercial water utilities, especially for all urban area...

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATORS' INCONSISTENT RESPONSE TO PLASTIC POLLUTION

Aug 31, 2014 The following information was released by Clean Water Action:Yesterday, the California Legislature failed by one vote to enact AB 1699 (Bloom) a ban on the use of plastic microbeads in personal care products. Meanwhile, SB 270 (Padilla) passed mak...

Faulty filtration plants causing problems in Sector G7

Aug 31, 2014 ISLAMABAD, Sept. 1 -- Most of the water filtration plants installed in the capital are in poor condition due to the negligence of the authorities concerned. The filtration plants located in Sector G7 are in a poor condition as only two or three in...

In Pictures: India's water crisis deepens

Aug 31, 2014 New Delhi, India - For Vishal Agnihotri, 33, a rickshaw puller in the Dwarka neighbourhood here in the capital, the Global Water Week that kicked off on Sunday in Sweden and the ice bucket challenge craze means nothing.

Panasonic, Tata to develop water treatment system

Aug 31, 2014

Japanese Panasonic and Indian Tata Group are in a joint venture to develop a water purification system, tapping into a fast-growing market in Asia, The Peninsula Qatar reported.

Vermont Supreme Court Issues Decision Regarding Musto Wastewater System and Water Supply Permit WW-1-1949, in re Musto Wastewater System and Water Supply Permit Revocation (2013-366 & 2013-367)

Aug 30, 2014 The Vermont Supreme Court issued the following decision:NOTICE: This opinion is subject to motions for reargument under V.R.A.P. 40 as well as formal revision before publication in the Vermont Reports. Readers are requested to notify the Reporter ...