Mirfa power and water plant to begin construction in February

Dec 29, 2014 ABU DHABI, 29th December, 2014 (WAM) -- GDF Suez will break ground in February on its billion-dollar Mirfa gas-fired power and water project, expected to provide enough electricity for more than 1 million homes once complete, the French energy fir...

International Water Summit (IWS): Premier Global Forum to Drive Actionable Water Security Solutions

Dec 29, 2014 Policy makers, industry leaders and innovators to gather in Abu Dhabi to share latest technologies, proposals for actionAbu Dhabi, Dec 29, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - Global water leaders representing private industry, the public sector and non-govern...

Adelaide desalination plant to keep running despite ample water reserves

Dec 29, 2014 Adelaide's $2.2 billion desalination plant which was scheduled to suspend operations on Wednesday will continue minimum operations despite ample fresh water reserves.The plant was completed in 2012, shortly after one of the worst droughts in South...

Water crisis looms as Nepal's ancient spouts dry up

Dec 28, 2014

KATHMANDU - Every morning, housewives queue up in the back streets of Nepal's capital with buckets and pots to collect free water pumped from a network of ancient stone spouts.


Dec 28, 2014

Water quality at Cape Town beaches may be getting worse because of sewage pumped into the sea, the Sunday Times reported.

Kerala plans rural water harvesting schemes: Joseph

Dec 28, 2014

Kozhikode, Dec. 27 -- The Kerala government was contemplating a comprehensive water harvesting scheme in all grama and block panchayat in the state, Rural Development Minister K C Joseph today said.

Out-of-order water filtration plants irk residents

Dec 28, 2014 ISLAMABAD, Dec. 29 -- Water filtration plants in sector G-7 are out of order from last two months, compelling the residents to drink polluted water."Millions of rupees have been spent to provide clean drinking water to the residents, but due to ap...

Service Delivery - Suffering in Silence

Dec 27, 2014 THE year 2014 will go down as yet another year in which electoral promises from the ruling Zanu PF government and local authorities have failed to translate into meaningful improvement in service delivery for long-suffering Zimbabweans.Instead, pe...

World Bank Approves US$450 Million for Better Sanitation Services in Ho Chi Minh City

Dec 27, 2014 World Bank issued the following news release:The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors today approved US$450 million in loans and credits to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam for the Second Ho Chi Minh City Environmental Sanitation Project. Th...

Hawaii: Guam Lawmaker Wants Navy Water System To Offset Compact Impact

Dec 26, 2014 Pacific Islands Development, The State of Hawaii has issued the following news release:The Navy's water and wastewater systems should be turned over to the government of Guam to offset $300 million of Guam's cost of hosting regional migrants, Vic...