2 Jan 2013 - 09:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united arab emirates, ABU DHABI — UAE-based Masdar Institute of Science and Technology has teamed up with the National Research Foundation (NSF) to find and monitor fog that might offer a new freshwater source.
2 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — India's draft 12th Five-Year Plan, released last week, includes a set of measures to improve water use efficiency in industrial activities.
2 Jan 2013 - 10:26 by Local Press Report
HYDERABAD (Postnoon) — The severe shortage of water supply in the water reservoirs in and around Hyderabad will mean a severe water scarcity this summer.
21 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — The Indian government is working to establish a single tribunal for all inter-state river water disputes in the country, in response to the mounting expense of maintaining the five existing tribuna
21 Dec 2012 - 10:09 by Local Press Report
KOCHI (The Hindu) — The Kerala state government has on Wednesday given in-principle approval to the Kochi district administration’s proposal to treat the water accumulated in abandoned stone quarries and distribute it
20 Dec 2012 - 11:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
India, KolKata — A Teesta River water-sharing agreement, “a contentious issue” between India and Bangladesh, will not happen anytime soon, India’s former Central Ground Water Board member S. P.
20 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — The Tanzanian government has invited Indian companies to bid for a consultancy contract to manage the Dar es Salaam-Chalinze water supply project, which aims to significantly improve water supply i
20 Dec 2012 - 10:48 by Local Press Report
UTTARAKHAND (Hydro World) — The Indian government has approved the construction of the 300-MW Lakhwad hydroelectric plant in the northern state of Uttarakhand, HydroWorld.com has learned. The $724.3 million USD plant wil
20 Dec 2012 - 10:12 by Local Press Report
NEW DELHI (ynetnews.com) — A mission of top Israeli experts travels to Raipur, New Delhi to further advance two nations' collaboration on urban water management. “There is a an almost uncanny fit between India’s needs i
18 Dec 2012 - 09:13 by Local Press Report
BANGALORE (Times of India) — The BWSSB has launched an ambitious plan to plug the loss of water from its network in an effort to ensure that the end-user benefits completely from the water it released. With BWSSB peggin
14 Dec 2012 - 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — An umbrella association of non-government organisations, activists and trade unions has alleged corruption in the award of a major Delhi Jal Board (DJB) public-private partnership contract to a con
12 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
India, PATNA — The government of India's eastern state of Bihar is looking at better management of water resources through interlinking its rivers.
12 Dec 2012 - 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
SYDNEY, Australia — French water and wastewater utility firm Suez Environment is looking to India’s growing water concessions market as a prime opportunity for the company to expand its business, according to its CEO,
12 Dec 2012 - 09:50 by Local Press Report
AURANGABAD (Times of India) — Many small and medium scale industrialists have already started facing the heat of the economic slowdown and the issue of water scarcity has compounded their problems, said an industrialist.
10 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — The Indian federal government is encouraging water recycling and reuse in order to address the growing mismatch between demand and supply, and plans to offer incentives to states that adopt policie
10 Dec 2012 - 10:38 by Local Press Report
VISAKHAPATNAM (The Hindu (India)) — Drinking water is an essential pre-requisite for the sustenance of life and any attempt to commercialize supply of water for domestic needs should be opposed tooth and nail, said speakers at a ro
7 Dec 2012 - 11:18 by Local Press Report
5 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — The Indian government is keeping a close eye on the Brahmaputra River water flows coming out of China into India’s Arunachal Pradesh state, to verify China’s claims that planned works on the river
4 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, WASHINGTON DC — The World Bank and its partners this weekend launched the first-ever Sanitation Hackathon, modeled on the successful Water Hackathon of October 2011, bringing together software developers, designer
Cauvery Water Dispute Goes Back in Front of India’s Supreme Court After State Leaders Fail to Reach Agreement
3 Dec 2012 - 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — The dispute between India’s Tamil Nadu and Karnataka states over sharing water from the Cauvery River is back before the Supreme Court this week, after the chief ministers failed to reach an agreem
3 Dec 2012 - 10:35 by Local Press Report
KOCHI (Times of India) — Kochi could face its worst water scarcity in the coming days as pumping from the Aluva pump house, the only drinking water source for Greater Kochi, is being frequently disrupted by the fluctuating
30 Nov 2012 - 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DOHA, Qatar — The 18th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 18) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) kicked off this week in Doha, Qatar, with an emphasis on agriculture
29 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
India, BANGALORE — The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board announced on November 26 that it had awarded Chennai-based water management company VA Tech Wabag a seven-year, $39 million USD contract to construct,
21 Nov 2012 - 09:40 by Local Press Report
NOIDA (The Times of India) — The Noida Authority has decided to de-link water supply to rural areas from two of its underground reservoirs located in Phase-II and Sector 110 to fulfill requirements of residential sectors.
20 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LONDON, United Kingdom — Approximately 1.25 billion women in the world, or one out of every three, lack access to safe sanitation, and almost half of those, or 526 million, have no option for a toilet and must practice o
20 Nov 2012 - 10:24 by Local Press Report
BHOPAL (Business Standard) — Madhya Pradesh Urban Administration Minister Babulal Gaur and city Mayor Krishna Gaur faced the fury of protesters over delay in arrival at the spot where seven persons were killed in water tank
19 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — India will use a helicopter geophysical system developed in Denmark to map aquifers in six areas of the country.
14 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CHENNAI, India — The Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board announced this week that it will begin construction soon on an 8.5-million-liter-per-day sewage treatment plant for Sriperumbudur, a growing
14 Nov 2012 - 10:57 by Local Press Report
NEW DELHI (4-Traders) — Veolia Water India, a Veolia Water subsidiary (Paris:VIE), has been awarded a contract by the Delhi Jal Board, the water and wastewater authority for the Indian capital, to manage drinking water
12 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MAPUTO, Mozambique — Mozambique’s Cabinet is pointing the finger at an Indian consortium that it says has failed to complete part of the $38 million USD Nacala Dam rehabilitation project.
8 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — India’s new Water Resources Minister Harish Rawat reaffirmed his country’s commitment to signing a water-sharing agreement over the Teesta River during talks with Bangladeshi Agricultural Minister
5 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — Unimpressed by the progress of projects to clean up the Yamuna River – on which some $930 million USD has been spent – India’s Supreme Court last week appointed a two-member expert committee to exa
2 Nov 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — The Cauvery Monitoring Committee on October 31 recommended that the southern Indian state of Karnataka release 113 million cubic meters a day to neighboring Tamil Nadu state from November 1-15.
31 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — The Indian Supreme Court on October 30 called on the Cauvery Monitoring Committee to examine the water-sharing issues between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka states at its meeting on October 31, and to
31 Oct 2012 - 08:27 by Local Press Report
NEW DELHI (manorama online) — Germany will discuss sanitation and waste management issues with India during the visit of State Secretary of German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development Gudrun Kopp which began here t
30 Oct 2012 - 08:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — India’s new Water Resources Minister Harish Rawat, who took office on October 30, will prioritize implementation of a National Water Policy and accelerate completion of programs that have been de
29 Oct 2012 - 08:45 by Local Press Report
NEW DELHI (Hindustan Times) — The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) on Friday gave a formal approval for revamping water supply in areas under the Nangloi water treatment plant in west Delhi under the public-private partnership (PPP) model
23 Oct 2012 - 09:53 by Local Press Report
MUMBAI (CNBC.com) — India's Rural Development and Water and Sanitation Minister Jairam Ramesh has urged single women to give men a toilet ultimatum.
22 Oct 2012 - 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, LAHORE — A seven- person team with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has expressed interest in supporting Pakistani water and power projects.