1310 articles in Asia
Will under-investment in Asia’s inefficient markets stop it from capitalising on big data’s big promises? GWI’s Willy Yeo investigates.
The rise of the unsolicited joint venture model has seen long-term private water contracts spread across the Philippines. The lack of competition and regulation is cause for concern.
Lax regulation means private water companies are emerging on six fronts.
Dhaka’s utility turns its focus to wastewater after water supply turnaround Vol 19, Issue 1 (January 2018)
As DWASA rides the wave of development finance from water to wastewater coverage, GWI finds out where the opportunities are, and what’s next for the Bangladeshi capital.
Solving the NRW problem was a major criterion for deepening development bank involvement in the city. How did the ADB’s initial loan make this possible?
In the face of China’s growing influence across Asia, GWI’s Willy Yeo looks at the challenges and opportunities its neighbours face.
Singapore’s Public Utilities Board has launched three requests for proposals under a S$30 million research grant. It is calling for new solutions in 1) low-energy desal and water reuse; 2) industrial water stewardship; and 3) smart water technologies.
A mixture of operational issues, underwhelming industrial project flows, and shareholder pressure to perform seem to have conspired against the development of forward osmosis in China. The market is still looking for new ZLD technologies.
How have Chinese and international industrials responded to China’s crackdown on water pollution? GWI’s Willy Yeo takes a look.
Pioneering DBO and BOT contracts spanning desalination, wastewater and bulk water supply are pulling global names into Sri Lanka. With a new PPP unit established in the Ministry of Finance, the opportunities could multiply further.