Singapore’s International Water Week 2008

Singapore is hosting International Water Week from June 23rd to June 27th of 2008. This first-annual event is to be held as a forum for “government officials, industry leaders and water specialists” to discuss policy, business, and water technology. Festivities of the week encompass a Water Trade Show, a Water Summit, and presentation of the […]

Cyprus and Water Imports from Greece, Egypt, and Lebanon

The small island country of Cyprus may soon be shipping water on tankers from Greece, Egypt and Lebanon to supplement current dwindling water supplies. Cyprus has been facing drier than normal conditions for four consecutive years. Winter in Cyprus, November through March, usually serves to fill reservoirs for the coming season. But this winter has been practically […]

Like Oil, Like Water

Just this week, oil prices have reached a record high, exceeding $98.00 a barrel for crude oil on the world market. But, how does this increase of the price of crude oil measure-up to the price of water on the global market? A price comparison of water and crude oil is challenging because of the […]

Israel’s Stance and Expanding Water-Technology Markets

If you pay attention to international water issues, you will soon realize the small country of Israel is slowly attempting to make a name for itself in the field of water technology. In fact, Israel recently hosted an international water technology conference, WATEC, from October 30 to November 1 of 2007. Israel, though lacking in […]

New Water Financier Scopes Markets in Gulf, India, and China

A large Saudi Company, among others, is staking it’s claim in the burgeoning enterprise of water investments. According to Arabian Business On-line, the joint venture is formed of two companies from Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. Starting with a minimal sum of $50 million dollars, the company has plans to finance water projects in arid areas […]

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