Day: 14 April 2005
Tender Notice: Estate Waste Removal Inventory
Invitation To Tender: Estate Waste Removal Inventory
EC1 New Deal for Communities (NDC) in partnership with Islington Council is seeking to appoint a team to prepare a Waste Inventory to guide service improvements and the development of recycling on estates in the NDC area.
Ethiopia’s Awash washed up?
Lack of finance has stalled the US$120 million Kesem, Kebena and Tendaho dams project in the Awash Valley Development in Ethiopia. Chief Engineer for the Ministry of Water Resources, Dragutin Jovanovic has warned that the government will abandon the scheme if funds are not forthcoming.
India-Nepal flood plans collaboration
A two-day meeting of the India-Nepal Joint Committee on Water Resources (JCWR) in New Dehli in October resulted in the constitution of a joint technical group to prepare a strategy for flood control. The Comprehensive Master Plan on Flood Forecasting and Warning is intended to alleviate suffering caused to millions in both countries.
Receding water levels and declining oxygen levels in Lake Victoria could destroy its ability to sustain biological life
According to Prof Shem Wandiga, chairman of the Pan African Start Committee (Pacom), the death of the world's second largest lake is being caused by poor planning, increased population and lack of sewer maintenance. He warned in October that the continued presence of water hyacinth and the growth of algae pose a further threat, as does toxic pollution from Tanzanian mining activities.
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