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  • infrastructure
  • The program will also ensure that women comprise 50% of the V-WASHES, 30% of the D-WASHES, 50% of all participants in the training of water and sanitation infrastructure operations and management, and 25% of all artisans trained in construction of latrines. (afdb.org)
  • 3The NRWSSP creates the conditions to improve the sustainability of the sub-sector through a better policy that will enhance community ownership of facilities, as well as the impact that access to clean water and safe sanitation on the wellbeing of the rural population of Zambia as it is designed to address the shortfall in physical infrastructure as well as improving the policy environment for sector sustainability. (afdb.org)
  • Programme
  • Districts without any major area based investment activities will also be included in the programme, mainly to carry out rehabilitation of existing water and sanitation facilities and receive capacity building support to prepare them for full implementation during phase II. (afdb.org)
  • 1989
  • Marine Corps officials have repeatedly said that federal environmental regulations for these cancer-causing chemicals were not finalized under the Safe Drinking Water Act until 1989 - about four years after the contaminated wells had been identified and taken out of service. (yahoo.com)
  • In 1989, the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) issued a planning and design contract for a second transmission main to provide redundancy for the Hultman Aqueduct. (wikipedia.org)
  • insufficient
  • Even though the JMP found coverage levels to be at 85% in 2010, the Nicaraguan Water and Sewerage Enterprise (ENACAL) , the public utility responsible for provision of water and sanitation services to urban areas, estimates that effective coverage is less than 60 percent due to insufficient and unreliable service. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because local water sources are insufficient and to hedge against the risk of drought, the metropolitan area of the capital Athens, where more than a third of the population of Greece lives, is supplied by five different water sources, the most distant one located almost 200 km away. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, some smaller islands have insufficient water resources and have to be supplied via tanker ships at a high cost. (wikipedia.org)
  • Among the challenges are continued widespread water pollution, poor service quality, low access to improved sanitation in rural areas, poor sustainability of rural water systems, insufficient cost recovery for urban sanitation, and the declining availability of foreign grant and soft loan funding as the Vietnamese economy grows and donors shift to loan financing. (wikipedia.org)
  • pipes
  • Demand management ranges from utilities fixing leaking pipes, curbing theft and improving storage to treating and reusing waste water to pricing water to encourage thrift by large users such as industry and energy firms without excluding the poor, Thapan told the Reuters Global Climate and Alternative Energy Summit in an interview at the bank's headquarters in Manila. (reuters.com)
  • Treated water is transferred using water pipes (usually underground). (wikipedia.org)
  • cubic
  • citation needed] On average, Greece has quite abundant water resources of 58 billion cubic metres per year (1977-2001), of which the country uses only 12 percent. (wikipedia.org)
  • This implies that the average level of non-revenue water - water produced that was not billed - was 48% ((4.56-2.4)x100/4.56) and that the average tariff was 2 Turkish Lira per cubic meter (1.10 Euro/m3). (wikipedia.org)
  • wastewater
  • A drinking water pipe was connected to a wastewater pipe for the purpose of flushing the wastewater pipe. (wikipedia.org)
  • A maintenance worker accidentally opened the valve, and wastewater flowed into the drinking water supply for two days. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other challenges faced included the reduction of water distribution losses, reaching the poor in slums, expanding sewerage and wastewater treatment, and strengthening the Nairobi water utility. (wikipedia.org)
  • Among the achievements is a substantial increase in access to water supply and sanitation between 1990 and 2010, nearly universal metering, and increased investment in wastewater treatment since 2007. (wikipedia.org)
  • Remaining challenges include the need to further increase wastewater treatment, to reduce the high level of non-revenue water hovering around 50% and to expand access to adequate sanitation in rural areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • 53% of the wastewater, treated or not, was discharged into fresh surface water bodies, 39% to the sea, 1% to fields and 6% to another receiving environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Asia's
  • It provides uninterrupted supply with 100 percent coverage, billing and collection, Asia's lowest rate of water loss and the lowest staff-to-1,000 connections ratio. (reuters.com)
  • autonomous
  • Once Xinhua News Agency -the only official news agency allowed by the the central propaganda department of the Chinese communist party to cover this issue-disseminated this information, the neighboring Hebei and Shanxi provinces and the Ningxia Autonomous Region, as well as regions as far as Shanghai and Zhejiang, committed an additional supply of carbon. (worldwatch.org)
  • pump water
  • All three stations are expected to pump water in a tank located at 61 m. (mathworks.com)
  • The first one used to be the boiler room and had two steam-powered units which were used to pump water from 1892 until 1929. (wikipedia.org)
  • The water is typically pressurised by pumps that pump water into storage tanks constructed at the highest local point in the network. (wikipedia.org)
  • Drinking
  • We interviewed the Popular Committee, well owners, water vendors, water shopkeepers and preschool administrators about drinking water sources, treatment methods and the population served. (who.int)
  • The disaster punctuates pressing environmental issues which have 300 million Chinese citizens drinking contaminated water on a daily basis-190 million of which fall ill as a result. (worldwatch.org)
  • The sprawling installation is the site of one of the worst drinking water contaminations in U.S. history. (yahoo.com)
  • CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) - A simple test could have alerted officials that the drinking water at Camp Lejeune was contaminated, long before authorities determined that as many as a million Marines and their families were exposed to a witch's brew of cancer-causing chemicals. (yahoo.com)
  • A just-released study from the federal Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry cited a February 1985 level for trichloroethylene of 18,900 parts per billion in one Lejeune drinking water well - nearly 4,000 times today's maximum allowed limit of 5 ppb. (yahoo.com)
  • To measure that quality, the Navy manual identified CCE "as a technically practical procedure which will afford a large measure of protection against the presence of undetected toxic materials in finished drinking water. (yahoo.com)
  • Drinking water and sanitation in Nicaragua are provided by a national public utility in urban areas and water committees in rural areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Despite relatively high levels of investment, access to drinking water in urban areas has barely kept up with population growth, access to urban sanitation has actually declined and service quality remains poor. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bacteriological urban drinking water quality was considered acceptable by the WHO based on samples analyzed by the national utility. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, people may want to take measures of their own, said John Curphey, state sanitary engineer for drinking water programs. (latimes.com)
  • The agency in August 2009 notified Camden business owner Rod Good that large, uncovered salt piles on his property posed a potential threat to the village's drinking water and runoff from the piles could contaminate surface streams. (daytondailynews.com)
  • To provide safe drinking water, the village must determine if the well field problem can be reversed, "which given how quickly the salt (level) is going up may not be possible at this point," Lauer said. (daytondailynews.com)
  • Many international NGOs provide support for drinking water supply in Cambodia through local NGOs, including Oxfam in Pursat Province or Water for Cambodia that installs biosand filters in rural areas, runs the only water-testing laboratory outside the capital and promotes water literacy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Joint Monitoring Programme for Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation of WHO and UNESCO. (wikipedia.org)
  • if the water pressure in the drinking water pipe is too low, backflow occurs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Water supply in Sierra Leone is characterized by limited access to safe drinking water. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, estimating the number of people with access to safe drinking water in a developing country is a challenging task. (wikipedia.org)
  • 20% of the urban population and 1% of the rural population had access to piped drinking water in their home. (wikipedia.org)
  • Even the fire brigade used its trucks to sell drinking water. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to National Water and Sanitation Council director Kelvin Chitumbo, Zambia has achieved the Millennium Development Goal for drinking water, but is off track to reach the goal for sanitation. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the regulatory agency, 94% of water samples collected in urban areas were in compliance with drinking water standards in 2010. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pollution from mines affects drinking water supply quality provided by the Mulonga and Nkana water and sewerage companies, where in some cases, the concentration of manganese was beyond treatable limits. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most residents boil drinking water, because they do not trust the quality of the tap water, or use bottled water. (wikipedia.org)
  • Over the past decades access to drinking water has become almost universal and access to adequate sanitation has also increased substantially. (wikipedia.org)
  • 111.4 billion m3 of drinking water was sold to 20 million subscribers, and 4.8 billion Turkish Lira revenue was obtained. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tunnel
  • The full length, unreinforced concrete lined, pressure tunnel design concept was selected and the facility was named the MetroWest Water Supply Tunnel. (wikipedia.org)
  • Connections to serve community clients resulted in the five small diameter riser shafts to supply water to customers along the tunnel alignment. (wikipedia.org)
  • A 120.4 m (395 ft) HGL is used for design of the tunnel from Shaft D to Shaft NW at the Norumbega Reservoir, so water could continue to be stored for distribution to the Boston area. (wikipedia.org)
  • Reclamation
  • Reclamation created the Refuge Water Supply Program (RWSP) to manage and administer the activities necessary to ensure the acquisition and delivery of this water as required under this section. (wikipedia.org)
  • adequate
  • In earlier years (2010), the figures were as follows: 61% of the population of Zambia had access to an improved source of water supply and 48% had access to adequate sanitation, according to UN data calculated on the basis of national surveys, including most recently the Demographic and Health Survey of 2007. (wikipedia.org)
  • wastage
  • On a smaller scale, wine makers in Nashik in the Indian state of Maharashtra have got around the irregular public supply by using storage and then injecting water into the roots of the vine when needed, reducing wastage, Thapan said. (reuters.com)
  • benzene
  • AN oil pipe leak is being blamed for excessive levels of the toxic chemical benzene in the tap water of Lanzhou, one of China's key northern cities. (news.com.au)
  • Trichloroethylene (TCE), tetrachloroethylene (PCE), benzene and other toxic chemicals leeched into ground water from a poorly maintained fuel depot and indiscriminate dumping on the base, as well as from an off-base dry cleaner. (yahoo.com)
  • America
  • The total water usage by the United States of America is 410,000 million gallons per day. (prweb.com)
  • We wanted to create a series of articles that presents the top five water users in America, showing just how much water they use and how that translates back into the well being of the nation,' commented Robert Domanko, Founder and Director of Sureaqua. (prweb.com)
  • boil water
  • If the boil water order goes out, we'll take more definitive action and extend [the ban] to coffee machines and dishwashers and things like that. (latimes.com)
  • Fillmore officials are sampling again for evidence of coliform bacteria and if the test is positive a second time the boil water edict will be issued. (latimes.com)
  • public
  • Public Supply. (prweb.com)
  • An introduction to the series titled, Water and the Economy: How Water Fuels Your World was previously released last, with part three of the series, Water and the Economy: Public Supply being released yesterday. (prweb.com)
  • This week, Public Supply was the second sector to be analyzed, registering as the second highest water consuming sector. (prweb.com)
  • This is an industry, which, according to Water and the Economy: Public Supply, generated in excess of $11,253 million in 2011. (prweb.com)
  • SureAqua, personal water filtration company, has released part three of a new informative series of articles titled "Water and the Economy" SureAqua attempt to pinpoint the role Public Water Supply plays in the running of the United Stated Economy. (prweb.com)
  • All communities that have public water supplies in the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area are required to prepare water supply plans as part of their local comprehensive plan. (metrocouncil.org)
  • Communities without public water supplies do not need to prepare a water supply plan, but should include information about plans to protect private water supplies in appropriate sections of the local comprehensive plan, described in the sections on conservation and reuse, source water protection, and sub-regional collaboration. (metrocouncil.org)
  • Water supply networks are often run by public utilities of the water industry. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some of those who are not connected receive water from their neighbors or from public hand pumps, both of which are considered as improved water sources. (wikipedia.org)
  • Water management institutions along the Texas/Mexico border, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, most Vietnamese receive water from a tap in the yard or a public tap in the village from where they have to carry water to their home. (wikipedia.org)