Improve water infrastructure, says Brussels

October 2008
Utility Week;10/17/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 22, p15
Trade Publication
The article reports on the call by the European Parliament for authorities within the European Union (EU) to push for EU development grants to be spent on improving water supply infrastructure. In a report, the parliament called for them to tap EU structural funds and invest in the improvement or renewal of existing infrastructure and technology. Members of the Parliament said the priority should be improving water efficiency, linked to integrated water resource management, savings and reuse by industry, agriculture and domestic consumers.


Related Articles

  • EU Sets Permitting Deadline for Energy Projects at Under Four Years.  // Electrical Wholesaling;Dec2012, Vol. 93 Issue 12, p7 

    The article informs that an agreement has been made between the European Parliament and the EU Council regarding binding to deadlines for building new energy infrastructure in North Sea region's offshore grid and electricity highways.

  • The INFRASTRUCTURE Challenge: Public-Private Partnership Offer a Solution. Young, John // Journal: American Water Works Association;Apr2007, Vol. 99 Issue 4, p56 

    The article discusses the massive infrastructure challenges faced by the United States. Communities across the United States face huge obstacles as they struggle to provide reliable water service in the face of aging infrastructure, growing demand and the increasing complexity of water...

  • Reshuffle of EU money distribution complete.  // Hungary A.M.;4/15/2014, p4 

    The article reports on the completion of the government restructuring of the distribution of European Union grants at the Prime Minister's Office and other ministries on April 15, 2014 in Hungary.

  • Untitled.  // Computer Weekly;2/20/2003, p3 

    Reports on grants awarded by the European Union to Lincolnshire county in England. Reason behind awarding of grants; Benefits for county from the grants.

  • Special EU grants continue despite fraud claims. Day, Karen // Public Finance;09/24/99, p9 

    Reports that special European Union Cohesion Fund grants will continue despite allegations of fraud. Special financial assistance to Greece, Ireland, Portugal and Spain.

  • Making Newton proud. Blair, Tony // New Scientist;7/27/2002, Vol. 175 Issue 2353, p25 

    Comments on the role of science on the economic progress in Great Britain. Importance of funding and public support in fostering scientific development; Measures on tackling the under investment in science infrastructure; Significance of school science activity on improving life quality.

  • AfDB has given Zimbabwe a US$ 53 million grant to upgrade its power grid and water suppl.  // African Business News;1/28/2014, p3 

    The article reports a 53 million dollars grant given by the African Development Bank (AfDB) to upgrade its power grid and water supply following neglect under President Robert Mugabe's more than three-decade rule.

  • European Commission Proposes Galileo Structure.  // GPS World;Sep2003, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p18 

    Reports that the European Commission has proposed a management structure for the Galileo program that would establish a Supervisory Authority to oversee the concessionaire operating the satellite positioning and timing system. Submission of the proposal to the European Council and European...

  • Cash enables big push for salads. McEwan, Gavin; Abbott, Jez // Horticulture Week;12/9/2011, p24 

    The article reports that the European Union's (EU) grant of 120,000 British pounds to fund promotional campaigns to counter the damage done by Escherichia coli will be matched by the British Leafy Salads Association (BLSA) in an effort to promote the health benefits of leafy salads.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics