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EBRD supports reconstruction of wastewater facilities in Belarus

27-11-2019
Belarus, Europe. European Union, investment, water treatment, wastewater treatment

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has granted nearly €26.8 million (S$40.3 million) sovereign loan for the improvement of wastewater treatment facilities in Belarus. The investment will benefit more than 3,00,000 residents of Belarus by providing improved water quality. The fund will help redevelop and rebuild the …

France and EIB to improve water supply and wastewater treatment system in Mariupol

04-11-2019
France, EIB, European Investment Bank, water supply, water treatment

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a Declaration of Intent (DoI) with the Government of France and the City Council of Mariupol for creating a new municipal water supply infrastructure in Mariupol. As per the terms of the DoI, EIB has agreed to invest €35m (S$53 million) in the modernisation of the Mariupol water supply and …

Editor’s pickEuropean Environment Agency calls for more investment in EU urban wastewater treatment plants

25-10-2019
wastewater treatment, urban wastewater, water treatment, European Environment Agency

A new briefing from the European Environment Agency (EEA) says more investment is needed to make urban waste water treatment plants fit to meet the difficult challenges posed by the impacts of climate change, as well as addressing the presence of antibiotics and other micro-pollutants in waste water. Much has already been done in recent decades …

EU, India to jointly invest USD 45 million on seven water projects

15-02-2019
India, European Union

India and the European Union have decided to jointly invest Rs 323 crore (approximately USD 45 million) on seven projects over four years to find affordable solutions to improving drinking water quality and boosting wastewater management in India. These projects were selected under the EU - India Joint Call on Research and Innovation for …

European green energy SMEs eyeing market opportunities in Southeast Asia

19-10-2018
European green energy SMEs, Green Energy Technologies business mission, Indonesia, Singapore

Green Energy Technologies business mission to explore business partnerships with local and regional companies SINGAPORE, October 2018 – On 28 October, about 40 European companies from 15 different European Union (EU) Member States will embark on a week-long Green Energy Technologies business mission to Indonesia and Singapore. This mission …

European Membrane Institute and Veolia Water Technologies to form partnership

25-09-2018
Veolia Water Technologies, European Membrane Institute, water filtration, advanced industrial applications, agreement

Access to water resources is considered to be one of the main challenges of the 21st century. Scientists from the European Membrane Institute (part of the University of Montpellier, the CNRS and the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Montpellier) have just succeeded in opening the way to a new revolutionary filtration processes within …