Suez, Together With CDPQ, Acquires GE Water

FRANCE: SUEZ together with Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (“CDPQ”) has entered into a binding agreement to purchase GE Water & Process Technologies (“GE Water”) from General Electric Company for EUR 3.2 Bn enterprise value in an all?cash...     Read More

Grundfos India Hosts A Social Media Campaign With Comic Twist To Support World Water Day

CHENNAI, INDIA: Grundfos India promotes sustainability through its social media pages Ek Boondh Pani and i Save Energy. To celebrate this World Water Day, Grundfos India has hosted a comic strip contest from 11 March and it will be end by 22 March, 2017. The comic strips has depicted different...     Read More

Water Conservation - Reuse, Recycle and Reuse...Guest Column by Sajiv Nath, Managing Director, Endress + Hauser India

Water in India is profoundly interlinked with the tradition of country having social and economic undertones. Reckoned as second most populated country in the World with over 1.2 billion people (Census, 2011); India’s natural resources are under tremendous pressure “Water “being...     Read More

Can the 4th P in PPP Solve Urban Water Woes?...Guest Column by Arun Lakhani, Chairman & Managing Director, Vishvaraj Infrastructure Ltd

In 2012, Nagpur was staring at a water crisis. Residents got water on alternate days or at best two hours a day and citizens were being held hostage to the tanker mafia.   In the same year, the Nagpur Municipal Corporation gave Orange City Water Pvt Ltd (a 50:50 joint venture between...     Read More

Over 80% of World Wastewater Releasing to Environment without Treatment Cannot Go On...Guest Column by Irina Bokova, Director-General, UNESCO

Most human activities produce wastewater and over 80 percent of the world’s wastewater is released to the environment without treatment. This cannot go on – this is the message of the 2017 United Nations World Water Development Report. Limiting the discharge of untreated wastewater into...     Read More