Vietnam: Coffee growers receive support for effective water resource management

Jun 29, 2015

Coffee farming households in five Vietnamese Central Highland provinces have recently benefitted from the project 'More coffee with less water- towards a reduction of the blue water footprint in coffee production'.

S'pore can dig deep for hydroelectric power

Jun 29, 2015 THE report on June 17 said a planned underground drainage and reservoir system is likely to include tunnels to channel storm water, caverns for water storage, and a pumped storage hydro-power system which harnesses the power of flowing water to ge...

Tata Projects to lay 47-km pipeline in two years

Jun 29, 2015

As part of the Rs 792- crore water distribution project, the Aurangabad City Water Utility Company Limited (ACWUCL) has allotted a Rs 600-crore sub-contract to Tata Projects to lay 47-km long main pipeline between Jayakwadi dam and the city.

Kennington flooding: Travel chaos as burst pipe plunges busy south London junction underwater

Jun 29, 2015 Commuters in south London this morning faced travel chaos as a water main burst at a busy junction, flooding a swath of Kennington.Kennington Park Road is shut southbound at the junction with Kennington Park Place, while bus routes 3, 59, 133, 155...

HP clears Rs 643 cr drinking water project for Shimla

Jun 29, 2015

Shimla, June 29 -- Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today said the Union government has approved a prestigious project for funding by the World Bank for augmentation of water supply scheme for this capital town.

NWSC Puts Up 30 Sanitation Facilities

Jun 29, 2015

More than 30 public sanitation facilities constructed by Nkana Water and Sewerage Company (NWSC) in Kitwe, Kalulushi and Chambishi have been commissioned at a cost of K7.2 million.

IS 'Water War' Dries Marshes In Southern Iraq

Jun 29, 2015 By Joanna ParaszczukJune 28, 2015In the 1990s, Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein drained the marshes of southern Iraq in order to punish the indigenous Shi'ite tribes that opposed him after the first Gulf War.The desiccation of the marshes destroyed w...

Sri Lanka to get USD165mn credit to up access to piped water servicers

Jun 29, 2015 Sri Lanka, June 29 -- The World Bank Board has approved a 165 million US dollars credit for Sri Lanka to increase access to piped water services and improved sanitation in the Mullaithivu, Kilinochchi, Nuwara Eliya, Badulla, Monoregala, Kegalle an...

Hyflux makes mark in Saudi market

Jun 29, 2015 The company will build 10 modular units, which will incorporate its Kristal ultrafiltration membrane technology for seawater reverse osmosis desalinationSingapore-based Hyflux Group, one of the world's leading technology-driven environmental compa...

Storm yuck alert: Heavy rain often sends untreated sewage into lake

Jun 29, 2015 Extreme heat alerts, extreme cold alerts, smog days and storm warnings: The government issues all kinds of notices about conditions that can affect your health, but an environmental charity wants to add one more to the list.Lake Ontario Waterkeepe...
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