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WORLD BANK APPROVES US$450 MILLION FOR BETTER SANITATION SERVICES IN HO CHI MINH CITY

Dec 24, 2014 The following information was released by the World Bank: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...

Washington: New Jersey Poised to Pass Legislation That Would Speed Water Privatization

Dec 24, 2014 Common Dreams has issued the following news release: A bill awaiting New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's signature will make privatizing municipal water systems easier and let "corporate profits replace meeting the needs of consumers and the environ...

North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Issues Order Approving Tariff Revision of Notification by Crescent Oaks Apartments, LLC

Dec 24, 2014 The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order:In the Matter of Notification by Crescent Oaks Apartments, LLC, Post Office Box 930, Greensboro, North Carolina 27402, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and Sewer Ut...

Final Environmental Documents Available for Inclusion of Baldocchi Property into Contra Costa Water District's Service Area

Dec 24, 2014 The U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation issued the following news release:The Bureau of Reclamation has released final environmental documents for inclusion of the Baldocchi Property into the Contra Costa Water District's Centr...

Ontario Teachers', PSP Investments partner with Santander to build global renewable energy, water portfolio

Dec 24, 2014

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments) said they have announced an agreement with Banco Santander, S.A. to acquire a portfolio of renewable energy and water infrastructure assets.

WIPO PUBLISHES PATENT OF SUMITOMO METAL MINING CO., LTD TITLED AS "WASTEWATER TREATMENT METHOD"

Dec 24, 2014

Publication No. WO/2014/199771 was published on December 18 by WIPO.

Title of the invention: WASTEWATER TREATMENT METHOD

Illinois: Washington Street Water Main Lining Project Set to Begin December 21

Dec 24, 2014 City of Evanston, The State of Illinois has issued the following news release:As part of the City of Evanston’s annual capital improvement program, the 85-year-old water main on Washington Street between Dodge and Dewey Avenues will be reha...

Missouri American Water Acquires Water and Sewer Systems

Dec 24, 2014 MANAVIGATOR-December 23, 2014-Missouri American Water Acquires Water and Sewer Systems23 December 2014 - US-based water utility Missouri American Water has acquired water and sewer systems previously owned by the Anna Meadows Homeownersâ(EUR...

Sung IL En Tech Co Ltd and KORBI Co Ltd File Patent Application for Hybrid Artificial Wetland Water Purification System Sewage Treatment Device Using Same And Natural Nonpoint Purification Device Capable Of Simultaneously Purifying River and Lake Water

Dec 24, 2014 Kolkata, Dec. 24 -- South Korea-based Sung IL En Tech Co Ltd and KORBI Co Ltd filed patent application for hybrid artificial wetland water purification system sewage treatment device using same and natural nonpoint purification device capable of s...

Abengoa and Daelim Sign a Memorandum of Understanding for the Development of Water Projects

Dec 24, 2014 It lays the foundation for the development of large water projects for 2015 WASHINGTON, Dec. 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Abengoa (MCE:ABG.B/P SM) (Nasdaq:ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sus...