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ADB to provide $206 million credit for Tamil Nadu water supply and sewerage infrastructure

03-12-2019
Asian Development Bank, India, water management, sewage treatment, water treatment, wastewater treatment

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Centre on Monday signed a $206 million (S$281.5 million) loan to develop water supply and sewerage infrastructure in five cities of Tamil Nadu and strengthen capacities of urban local bodies for improved service delivery. This is the second project loan for the ADB-supported $500 million (S$683.2 million) …

ADB Project in Henan, PRC to pilot integrated approach to river restoration

28-11-2019
China, river, restoration, drinking water, water treatment, Asian Development Bank

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today approved a $200 million (S$273.2 million) loan to pilot an integrated approach to river restoration in one of the tributaries of the Yangtze River Basin in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The project in Henan Province is one of the first to address urban–rural water links under the PRC …

Editor’s pickSingapore signs MOU with Saudi Arabia on environmental protection, water resources management

22-11-2019
Singapore, Saudi Arabia, memorandum of understanding, MOU, water, development

Singapore and Saudi Arabia have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on environmental protection and water resources management, President Halimah Yacob announced on Thursday (Nov 7). The MOU will facilitate cooperation in water quality management, wastewater treatment, solid waste management and pollution control, between both …

Three ways India can tackle its human-waste problem

29-10-2019
India, Sustainable Development Goal

The United Nations' Sustainable Development Goal 6 aims to ensure availability of clean water and sanitation for all. The two are deeply interconnected issues: Lack of robust sanitation, waste management infrastructure and processes have long-term negative impacts on water supply and quality. On 2 October, the government of India declared the …