The UNDP Water Governance Facility at SIWI (WGF) together with its partners WaterNet, Cap-Net and WIN recieved USD 2.4 million from the Swedish Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) for a period of three years to implement a Regional Capacity Building Programme promoting and developing water integrity in in East Africa, West Africa and South African Development Community (SADC) region. The training will target different water sector stakeholders at regional, basin and national level with roles and responsibilities in regulation, controlling, planning, policy development and decision-making. It also targets stakeholders less directly involved in water management, but with a key role in strengthening or demanding accountability, such as media, water users associations and advocacy organisations.
- Stockholm International Water Institute
- New `Water Integrity` training to be launched
Kurita Europe supports a project from Save the Children
Children are the most vulnerable in our society, hence when crisis strikes, they are always among the first to suffer from the consequences and the last to recover. Therefore, Kurita Europe decided this year to focus their support on children and found a project from Save the Children for improving children´s health in the slums of Delhi, India. Kurita is proud to support financially in such an important project. Save the Children is onsite to educate hygiene and build up water and sanitation systems. These...
Healthcare Facilities in Puerto Rico and CMS Requirements to Reduce Legionella Risks
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a survey and certification memo last June stating requirements for healthcare facilities to develop and adhere to ASHRAE-compliant water management programs. These programs are meant to reduce the risk for Legionella and other bacterial and fungal pathogens associated with water systems. Exposure to Legionella sources in healthcare environments is a particularly serious concern as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that...
Fluence awarded US$3.5M contract for plant in Argentina
Water treatment plant will support capacity expansion for the power plant System will treat aquifer water and reuse process effluent to maximize recovery rates Fluence Corporation Limited (ASX: FLC) is pleased to announce that it has received a US$3.5 million contract to design and build a water treatment plant for a prominent power plant in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Fluence will design and build a complex system to treat water from aquifers and process water from the power plant`s operations. The system...
Change in number of shares and votes in SWECO Ab (PUBL)
At requests of shareholders, the Swedish Companies Registration Office has registered that 12,837 class A shares have been converted to class B shares during July 2018 with the support of the conversion clause in the Articles of Association. After the registration, as per 31 July 2018, the total number of shares in Sweco amounts to 121,083,819, of which 10,469,653are of class A, 110,614,166 are of class B representing 21,531,069.6, votes in the company. The share capital amounts to 121,083,819 SEK. On the date...
Property Owners and Tenants in Puerto Rico Learn of Potential Exposure Hazards following Fire Damage
Building fires in residential and commercial properties result in property damage to numerous homes and businesses each year in Puerto Rico. While some properties are declared a complete loss following a fire, most can be repaired. Fire damaged properties need to be repaired where flames and heat have cause destruction and remediated to remove the smoke residues, odors and all of the water used to put out the flames. Even some homes and businesses, not directly touched by a nearby structural fire, may sustain...