The Water and Sewage Authority (WASA) is assuring customers in parts of Central Trinidad and in particular the Claxton Bay and Couva areas, who have been experiencing a disruption in their normal water supply that, every effort is being made to remedy this situation.
Apart from physical care of natural resources, biological protection of these resources is also on the agenda of the Forests, Rangelands, and Watershed Management Organization (FRWMO), Abbas-Ali Nobakht, deputy head of FRWMO, said on Wednesday.
Referring to the northern forests of the country, especially Golestan province, as the reserves of the rarest plant species, Nobakht noted that the importance of these natural resources is so high that some European countries requested to receive seeds of plant species of northern Iran.
SHIJIAZHUANG, Dec. 16 (Xinhua) — A large desalination project, capable of producing 10,000 tonnes of freshwater from seawater per day, started operations on Wednesday in Tangshan City, north China’s Hebei Province.
The thermal-membrane hybrid seawater desalination project, operated by Shougang Jingtang United Iron & Steel Co., Ltd., is hailed as an industrial breakthrough in the country’s steel sector, a big consumer of water.
The new project combines the “thermal” and “membrane” approaches in seawater desalination: the former uses waste heat produced by factories to distill seawater, while the latter relies on ultrafiltration and reverse osmosis membranes, similar to household water purifiers, said Zhang Bo with the company’s energy and environmental protection department.
Saudi Arabia mulls privatization of water entities, boosts self-sufficiency, says minister – Saudi Arabia
Saudi Minister of Agriculture Abdulrahman AlFadley said that the ministry has a program for privatizing water companies and plants owned by the Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC), and nationals will be able to own shares in them.
Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi-based sovereign investment company, today announced that it will be taking a significant stake into Asper Investment Management’s (Asper) Dorothea investment vehicle (Dorothea).
Asper is Europe’s leading independent investment management firm specialized in sustainable real assets with investment vehicles dedicated to energy transition and a track record in district heating since 2014.
PM Modi to lay foundation stone of many projects including desalination plant of 100 MLD capacity in Gujarat – India
According to a press release issued by the Prime Minister’s Office, with the upcoming Desalination Plant at Mandvi in Kutch, the state of Gujarat is taking a major step towards transforming seawater to potable drinking water.
DHA and Hubco plan to revive the desalination plant and generate five MGD of potable water. They plan to use sea water reverse osmosis technology for the project and Hubco already possesses the first right of refusal.