water infrastructure sector News

  • Mexico: infrastructure projects report: environmental sector

    The growing population and economic development that have been experienced in Mexico over recent decades have led to growing pressures on the environment. Economic development and demographic growth are concentrated in medium size and large cities, especially Mexico City, whose authorities face the challenge of increasing and improving the provision of water and wastewater services. Key problems ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • The Circular Economy In The Spotlight At Ecomondo And Key Energy: 116,131 Visitors At Rimini Expo Centre For The Italian Exhibition Group Event

    The priority commitments for the Green and Circular economy of the European Commission were the highlights of expo contents and events at Ecomondo and Key Energy, which ended today at Rimini Expo Centre. Four days for sharing knowledge, technologies and strategies to ensure enterprises a leading role in the European scenario that aims at reducing the production of ...

  • Chinas water treatment sector

    Where there is crisis lies opportunity. There may be no other sector in China where this mantra is more relevant than the water treatment sector. China supports 20 percent of the world"s population with a mere 7 percent of the world"s freshwater resources. And fresh water resources are disproportionately concentrated in China"s southern regions, leaving China"s north extremely arid, despite ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Infrastructure Bill

    The Infrastructure Bill would provide a £2.6 billion boost to the economy over the next 10 years by: improving the funding and management of our major roads streamlining the planning process for major projects protecting our infrastructure from invasive plants and animals supporting house building making it easier and cheaper to register land and ...

  • Financing Armenia’s water sector development

    Armenia is an economy in transition that faces considerable challenges characteristic of countries that have shifted from a centrally-planned to a free-market economy. In recent years, economic growth has been considerable; however the country has a legacy of poor infrastructure in the form of dilapidated and deteriorated water and sanitation facilities, outmoded design and inability to ...


  • US Water Sector on the Verge of Transformation

    A new White Paper by Ernst & Young says the US must act quickly to address a number of critical water challenges, including increased water scarcity, aging infrastructure, climate volatility, water quality issues and water-related energy risks. Failure to do so could lead to major problems of water supply for both industrial, agricultural and consumer use. The report -The US water sector ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Parkson CEO Asks U.S. Congress to Simplify Financing on Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Projects to Help Create Private Sector Jobs

    Parkson CEO Zain Mahmood is asking the U.S. House of Representatives to pass legislation that would encourage private investment in crucial improvements to the nation’s water and wastewater infrastructure. In a letter to Florida Representative Alcee Hastings, Mahmood asks for his full support and co-sponsorship of H.R. 1802, the “Sustainable Water Infrastructure Investment Act of ...


    By Parkson Corporation

  • Mining sector boom promises major boost for water infrastructure spending - New GWI report

    Investment in water related infra­structure could nearly double during the mining industry’s current boom, suggests a new report from Global Water Intelligence (GWI). ‘Water for Mining: Opportunities in scarcity and environmental regulation’, published this month, focuses on the key growth areas of the mining industry’s unprecedented development - water supply, reuse, ...

  • Water Sector Groups Announce Water Week 2015

    A diverse group of U.S. water sector organizations will join forces next month in Washington, DC for Water Week 2015. Scheduled for April 12-18, 2015, the second annual event provides an ...

  • Water/Municipal Sector Applauds Senate Passage of WRDA

    A diverse coalition of organizations representing the drinking water, wastewater, stormwater, flood risk management and local government sectors, recently congratulated the Senate for passing S. 2848, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 with a broad bipartisan vote of 95 to 3. This strong vote reflects the wide-spread support among Members of Congress and the ...


    By WateReuse

  • Aurecon develops water infrastructure engineering skills

    Leading engineering, management and technical services company, Aurecon, has recently partnered with the Department of Water and ...

  • Uganda Selects IBM and Waterfund to Benchmark Water Infrastructure

    KAMPALA, Republic of Uganda, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Waterfund LLC and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that they have signed an agreement with the Ministry of Water and Environment of the Republic of ...


    By IBM Corporation

  • Environmental benefits of green infrastructure

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is launching a new strategy to promote the use of green infrastructure by cities and towns to reduce storm water runoff which pollutes the nation’s streams, creeks, rivers, lakes and coastal waters. Green infrastructure decreases pollution to local waterways by treating rain where it falls and preventing polluted storm water entering sewer ...


  • The Benefits of Green Infrastructure

    Dear colleagues, ladies and gentlemen, I am very pleased to be here today to discuss the benefits of Green Infrastructure for Europe's regions and cities, the role that different actors can play at all levels to deploy nature-based solutions across the EU, and how we can work together to make it happen. However, let me first thank the Committee of the Regions and the Economic and Social ...

  • ISI and AWWA to partner on sustainability for the water sector

    The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) and the American Water Works Association (AWWA) announced today that they will partner in developing a new sustainability framework for evaluating and ...

  • UNEP engineer honoured for contribution to Sudan water sector

    A distinguished engineer working with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Dr Hamid Omer Ali, has been honoured for his lifetime contribution to the water sector in Sudan. Dr Hamid Omer, a Senior Water Resource consultant with UNEP, was presented with two awards by the Minister of Public Education, Dr Farah Mustafa, at a World Water Day event in Khartoum. He received an Appreciation ...

  • Huge infrastructure project to ease water shortages in Nepal

    A delayed water-supply project in Nepal that includes tunneling 26 kilometers through a mountain to ease chronic water shortages in Kathmandu looks set to proceed, after the Asian Development Bank (ADB) agreed to new terms for the project for which it is the lead financier.  ADB initially agreed to support the Melamchi Water Supply Project in 2000, but changes since then have seen the cost ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • Registration opens for Water Sector’s `Big Data` Conference

    'Big Data' and the ‘Internet of Things are starting to affect every industry, and the water sector is no exception. The forthcoming International Water Association (IWA) Conference, entitled: ‘New Developments in IT & Water,’ will therefore provide an update on how data collection and processing is affecting the management of water and wastewater, and how it will develop in ...


  • Global Practice in Promoting Gender Equality in the Water Sector

    Event type: Seminar Date: 2012-08-30 Time: 09:00 - 12:30 Convenor: Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) Co-convenor: UNDP Water Governance Facility at SIWI (WGF), World Bank (WB), Sadayanodai Ilaignar Narpani Mandram (SINAM) and International Water Management Institute (IWMI) Room: T5 ...

  • Registration opens for Water Sector’s ‘Big Data’ Conference

    ‘Big Data’ and the ‘Internet of Things’ are starting to affect every industry, and the water sector is no exception. The forthcoming International Water Association (IWA) Conference, entitled: ‘New Developments in IT & Water,’ will therefore provide an update on how data collection and processing is affecting the management of water and wastewater, and how ...

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