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  • Romania water supply programme

    Franklin Hodge have once again been chosen to supply drinking water tanks for a further phase of a major water supply project in Romania, in partnership with Mivan-Kier Joint Venture Ltd who are based in Romania. Franklin Hodge has been supplying drinking water tanks for a number of years for village and small community water supply projects in Romania. Franklin Hodge’s Liquistore ...

  • Congress "Effective Heat and Water Supply in the Republic of Belarus"

    On January 26, 2018, under the chairmanship of the Deputy Minister of Housing and Communal Services of the Republic of Belarus – Mr. G. A Trubilo, was held a meeting of the interdepartmental working group for the preparation and holding of the First Industry Congress "Effective Heat and Water Supply in the Republic of Belarus"in the framework of the 20th anniversary international ...

  • Ruining the world’s water supply

    Agricultural run-offs containing fertilizers, animal wastes and pesticides are infecting rivers and water courses with blue-green algal blooms and toxic chemicals. While the problem is particularly evident in developing countries - Canada, Australia and the United States contain some of the world’s most polluted rivers, and poor agricultural practices are the root cause. Almost one-fifth ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Snowfall shift threatens water supply for billions

    Climate change-induced changes in snowfall patterns could imperil two billion people who rely on melting snow for their water supply — and developing countries must work to protect citizens from these variations, researchers say. Out of 421 drainage basins studied in the northern hemisphere, ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • ADB provides $202.5M to improve water supply in Bangladesh`s capital city

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing $202.5 million to improve water supply services in Bangladesh’s capital city of Dhaka to promote better health conditions and contribute to sustainable economic growth. The Dhaka Water Supply Sector Development Program will receive two loans totaling $200 million and a $2.5 million grant from ADB. It is the first phase of a long-term support program ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • California - Balancing regional sustainability and imported water supplies

    Massive water projects were built in California during the past century to provide urban water needs in the great metropolitan areas of Los Angeles and San Francisco. These metropolitan areas have cast a large urban shadow over California through these import projects, which have reached throughout the State to develop water supplies and then transport this water hundreds of miles to support ...

  • Journalists welcome to apply for WASH Media Awards

    The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) and the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) welcome entries for the fourth edition of the WASH Media Awards. This competition is open to journalists who publish or broadcast original investigative stories and reports on water supply, sanitation or hygiene (WASH) related issues and their impact on individual and country ...

  • Vanishing central African glaciers threaten water supplies of millions

    Forget the snows of Kilimanjaro — Africa is at risk of losing the central African glaciers that feed the Nile and supply water to two million people. A WWF and partner organization team of 27 people of eight nationalities recently returned from the Rwenzori Mountains after gathering data showing that the mountain's glaciers have shrunk by 50 per cent in the last 50 years and more than 75 per cent ...

  • Hong Kong water supplies selects Black & Veatch to improve water supply reliability

    The Hong Kong SAR Water Supplies Department has selected Black & Veatch for a large expansion project at the Tai Po Water Treatment Works. Black & Veatch will design and oversee construction of the project that will improve water reliability for the area’s approximately 7 million residents. “This expansion will more than triple the capacity of the water treatment works, providing up to 800 ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • AECOM awarded design services contract to upgrade one of Asia’s largest water treatment facilities

    US$500 million contract from the Water Supplies Department of the Hong Kong Special Administration Region to provide design and construction supervision services in connection with the upgrade of the Sha Tin Water Treatment Works LOS ANGELES - AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial ...


    By AECOM

  • Statiflo Corp Welcomes New Business Partners

    We wish a warm Statiflo Corp welcome to the latest members of our Business Partner network: Pump & Corrosion Technologies Inc. and PYRZ Water Supply Co. Inc. with associated subsiduaries. Pump and Corrosion Technologies will be responsbile for ...

  • California water supplies not looking good for 2016

    Public water agencies that serve millions of residents in drought-weary California might only receive 10 percent of expected supplies in 2016 - half the amount that flowed to them this year through the state's massive system of reservoirs and canals, state officials say. However, the early estimate could change, depending on the rain and snow that falls this winter, the state's Department of ...


    By Associated Press

  • Key to African water and sanitation access lies in completing transition to country-led service delivery

    According to a new report released today by the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) at the World Bank, African countries that transition to taking a leadership role in safe water and sanitation service delivery to the millions of people without access have an unprecedented opportunity to drastically reduce these numbers by 2015. The report, Pathways to Progress: Transitioning to Country-Led ...

  • Arsenic Leaches into Iowa Water Supply

    Arsenic has numerous forms, one of which is arsenite. When arsenic is described as harmful, the specific type of arsenic being referred to is arsenite. It is the most common form of arsenic found in drinking water.   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ingesting small amounts of arsenite can cause nausea, vomiting, decreased production of red and white blood ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • New projects in Djibouti and Liberia

    Two new UNDP MDG GoAL WASH projects have been initiated. In Djibouti UNDP will be updating the national water master plan, and in Liberia the country team will be making operational the Water Supply and Sanitation Commission. In addition a scoping mission to Amman was carried out to design a GOAL WASH intervention in Iraq, and other requests, from South Sudan and Laos are being considered by the ...

  • Metropolitan General Manager’s Statement Regarding Latest Development in Bay Delta Conservation Plan Process

    LOS ANGELES -Jeffrey Kightlinger, general manager of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, issued the following statement regarding Westlands Water District’s announced withdrawal from participation in the Bay Delta Conservation Plan process: “The Bay Delta Conservation Plan remains the best chance California has to frame a lasting ecosystem-water system solution for ...

  • The Ultimate Clean Water Supply Pack – Horizontal Tanks

    We’re pleased to announce the launch of ‘The Ultimate… Clean Water Supply Pack’.  If you’re a spray contractor, or work in watering livestock and watering applications, then this solution puts clean water at your fingertips.  Based around our hugely successful horizontal tanks, the water tanks are fitted with an extremely effective pump. Our water tanks ...


    By ENDURAMAXX Storage Tanks

  • The Future of Alternative Energy & Water Supplies - Public, Private Partnerships

    The WateReuse Association, in partnership with Representative Grace Napolitano, will host a congressional briefing titled "The Future of Alternative Energy & Water Supplies – Public, Private Partnerships" on Thursday, September 22, ...

  • Hydria Water at Vietwater

    We are excited to meet you at Vietnam’s leading international water supply, sanitation, water resources and purification event Vietwater 9-11 November. The 8th edition of Vietwater will be held at Saigon Exhibition & Convention Centre (SECC) in Ho chi Minh City. We are looking forward to seeing you at our booth ...


    By Hydria Water AB

  • Thinning glaciers `endangering South Asian water supply`

    New evidence that Himalayan glaciers are shrinking has added weight to concerns that there could be severe water shortages in the region by 2030. Researchers drilling an ice core in the 6,050 metre-high Naimona'nyi glacier near Tibet were expecting to find radioactivity left by atomic tests carried out 50 years ago. Instead they found little more than background levels of radioactivity. The ...


    By SciDev.Net

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