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VA Tech WABAG gets Rs 100 cr sewage treatment order

Nov 24, 2014

India, Nov. 24 -- VA Tech Wabag Ltd said that it has received an order worth Rs 100 crore from Maynilad Water Services, Philippines for construction of 20 MLD Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) at Tunasan.

Beijing closes 6,900 wells to protect underground water

Nov 24, 2014

  BEIJING will gradually shut down 6,900 urban wells in the next five years to protect groundwater and improve drinking water quality.

Association Hayes and Hayes-McGraw v. Town of Manchester Water & Sewer Boards and Mountain View Estates Homeowners Association (2013-277)

Nov 24, 2014 The Vermont Supreme Court issued the following decision:2014 VT 126[Filed 21-Nov-2014]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 req...

International Water Summit to address resource sustainability and water security in Arid Regions

Nov 23, 2014 ABU DHABI, 22th November, 2014 (WAM) -- Middle East and North African governments are expected to spend an estimated US$300 billion on water and desalination projects by 2022, underscoring the importance of January 2015’s International Water...

Need to make water conversation a public movement: Uma Bharti

Nov 23, 2014

New Delhi, Nov. 22 -- Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti today stressed the need for adopting modern technique in the field of water conversation and to make it a public movement.

Scientist/Engineer

Nov 23, 2014

Queensland Government has issued the following job announcement:

Scientist/Engineer
Energy and Water Supply (Organisation site)
Water Supply Regulation; Queensland Water Supply Regulator; Water Supply Division; Brisbane

California: AB 1739, as amended, Dickinson. Groundwater basin management: sustainability. Groundwater management.

Nov 23, 2014 Office of the Senate, The State of California has issued the following news release:AB 1739, as amended, Dickinson. Groundwater basin management: sustainability. Groundwater management.(1) Existing law authorizes local agencies, as defined, to ad...

Kenya: Water project changing face of slum life (News analysis by David Jagongo, PANA Correspondent)

Nov 23, 2014 Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Like any other informal settlement, the demand for paid water is very high in the Kayole Soweto informal settlement in the outskirts of Nairobi city, where residents have relied on borehole water and in times of short suppl...

Reclaiming land

Nov 23, 2014 The government has announced plans to cultivate four million feddans of land outside the Nile Valley, reports Mona El-FiqiDespite limited water resources, the government revealed this week plans to reclaim one million acres of undeveloped land to ...

Washington: Industrial Water and Wastewater Treatment in India

Nov 23, 2014 The Frost & Sullivan has issued the following news release:Increasing economic activities, infrastructure growth, and declining water quantity and quality are driving the demand for water and wastewater treatment systems in the industrial sec...