1315 articles in Asia
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.
A company owned by pension fund Colonial First State has bought the Kooragang Island water reuse scheme. It is a major step in building a nationwide portfolio.
A report released this month into 2016’s Havelock North campylobacter gastroenteritis outbreak, which killed four people, has found that up to 700,000 New Zealanders are exposed to health risks as a result of contaminated water sources.
The BJP heavyweight has made his London debut as India’s water minister. Sebastian Lennox asks whether he is the voice of change.
Over half of the world’s water and wastewater treatment PPPs are in China, according to GWI WaterData. The massive backlog of capacity under construction will catapult developers even higher on the list of global private water companies next year.
An Indonesian Supreme Court judgement published last month was vocal in its condemnation of Jakarta’s water concessions, although it stopped short of terminating the contracts. What happens next?