22 Sep 2011 - 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Mexico, TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ — Mexico’s Chiapas state government is investing $24 million USD for works to expand water and sanitation services coverage, Director of State Water Institue (IEA) Alejandro Gamboa López announced.
22 Sep 2011 - 10:37 by Local Press Report
22 Sep 2011 - 10:34 by Local Press Report
22 Sep 2011 - 10:28 by Local Press Report
ENSENADA (Desalination.biz) — Spanish firm OHL Medio Ambiente Inima (Inima) won a contract for design, construction, finance and operation and maintenance of El Salitral seawater desalination plant in Ensenada, Baja California,
22 Sep 2011 - 10:21 by Local Press Report
washington, dc (Inter-American Development Bank) — The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) is lending Mexico $280 million USD to help fight urban poverty by increasing access to urban services and infrastructure and social integration of people
22 Sep 2011 - 10:19 by Local Press Report
washington, dc (Inter-American Development Bank) — The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) approved $20 million USD in financing for a housing and neighborhood improvement program for low-income families in Nicaragua.
22 Sep 2011 - 10:45 by Local Press Report
VANCOUVER, BC (Exeter Resource Corporation (Press Release)) — The Chilean government has granted Exeter Resource Corporation a 10,726 hectare water exploration concession.
15 Sep 2011 - 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GUATEMALA, GUATEMALA CITY — On September 11, Guatemalans took to the polls to vote in presidential elections.
15 Sep 2011 - 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Mexico, MEXICO CITY — Water leaks are the main reason for water scarcity in Mexico, as the country’s hydraulic network suffers enormous leaks and has an efficiency of only 54 percent, said experts in the field at a me
15 Sep 2011 - 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Mexico, TORREÓN — Naturally occurring arsenic in the drinking water of the Comarca Lagunera region (consisting of the three neighboring cities of Torreón, Gómez Palacio and Lerdo) in northern Mexico has been a con
15 Sep 2011 - 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ASUNCION, Paraguay — Paraguay and Japan have signed a cooperation agreement to expand bi-national relations between both countries.
15 Sep 2011 - 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PERU, LIMA — Peru’s Ministry of Finance presented details for 58 budget programs totaling $11.5 billion USD.
15 Sep 2011 - 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) announced at the end of August that it was lending Venezuela $100 million USD for a project that will improve or expand water and sanitation services in
15 Sep 2011 - 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Mexico, SAN LUIS POTOSI — The Interagency Coordination for Clean Water (CIPAL) has proposed creation of new rules governing the use and consumption of water to the Congress of Mexico’s San Luis Potosi state.
15 Sep 2011 - 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Mexico, MEXICO CITY — Mexican academics and water specialists have proposed reforms to the nation’s water law to the country’s Senate, with the goal of increasing efficiency in the sector and adapting to climatic vari
15 Sep 2011 - 09:56 by Local Press Report
BRISBANE (Queensland Country Life (Australia)) — A Brazilian delegation led by National Integration Minister Fernando Bezerra was in the Burdekin River region of Australia in late August to look at irrigation systems there.
15 Sep 2011 - 09:52 by Local Press Report
CA, SAN DIEGO (Marketwire) — Global 8 Environmental Technologies Inc.
15 Sep 2011 - 09:44 by Local Press Report
SAN JOSE (Tico Times (Costa Rica)) — The Costa Rican government has signed a $167.5 million USD trust aimed at improving infrastructure in schools throughout the country.
15 Sep 2011 - 09:36 by Local Press Report
THE HAGUE (Courthouse News Service) — The arbitration tribunal at The International Court of Justice at The Hague has ordered the government of Ecuador to pay oil company Chevron and its subsidiary Texaco $96 million USD for “undue del
15 Sep 2011 - 09:35 by Local Press Report
RICHMOND (Jamaica Gleaner) — The National Water Commission (NWC) is working to address long-standing water shortages in communities in St. Mary, according to area manager for St. Mary-Portland Anthony Cornwall.
15 Sep 2011 - 09:32 by Local Press Report
KINGSTON (Jamaica Gleaner) — Secondary water supply projects could see a reduction in grant funding from the National Water Commission (NWC) if the country’s parliament approves a proposed $49 million USD cut to the rural wate
15 Sep 2011 - 09:30 by Local Press Report
MEXICO CITY (Fox News Latino (United States)) — Heavy rains caused flooding of the Cuautitlan River at the end of August and early September, displacing about 6,000 residents of the city of Cuautitlan.
1 Sep 2011 - 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Mexico, MEXICO CITY — The Mexican government will work with the private sector on a project involving the construction of wastewater treatment plants to clean the Upper Amecameca River Basin, according to National Wat
1 Sep 2011 - 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MEXICO CITY — An appeal from The Mexican Center for Environmental Law (CEMDA) successfully reversed a decision by Federal Institute of Access to Information (IFAI), which would have kept information about the
1 Sep 2011 - 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Mexico, ZAPOPAN — Héctor Vielma Ordoñez, mayor of Zapopan and president of the Board of Directors for Mexico’s Jalisco state water and sewage utility SIAPA, said the agency is preparing a proposal for “total” rest
1 Sep 2011 - 09:56 by Local Press Report
SANTIAGO (Dow Jones) — Despite the recent rains, the low water levels in Chile’s reservoirs could pose a risk to power supply next year, according to Energy Minister Rodrigo Alvarez.
1 Sep 2011 - 09:40 by Local Press Report
MEXICALI (Fox News (United States)) — The Mexican government has invested some $105 million USD for expansion of a water plant on the U.S. border in Mexico’s Baja California state.
1 Sep 2011 - 09:37 by Local Press Report
LIMA (Amnesty International) — The Peruvian Congress on August 24 approved unanimously a Law on Prior Consulation, which grants indengious people the right to prior and informed consent on any project that affects their lands.
1 Sep 2011 - 10:03 by Local Press Report
ST JOHN’S (Antigua Observer) — The Antiguan Central Board of Health (CBH) is concerned about a possible increase in cases of dengue fever following rains caused by Tropical Storm Irene.
1 Sep 2011 - 10:00 by Local Press Report
BELMOPAN (LoveFM) — The Ministry of Labor, Local Government and Rural Development, in partnership with the National Association of Village Councils will hold a second consultation round with village councils, water bo
1 Sep 2011 - 09:58 by Local Press Report
SAO PAULO (The Associated Press) — Brazilian scientists have discovered a large underground river flowing deep beneath the Amazon River.
25 Aug 2011 - 10:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Mexico, MEXICO CITY — Mexico is suffering from low water availability, warned Antonio Fernández Esparza, manager of studies and projects for potable water and sewage networks for the National Water Commission (Conagua
25 Aug 2011 - 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Mexico, MEXICO CITY — Only 1.93 percent of the population of indigenous Mixtec communities in Mexico has access to piped water, according to Ministry of Social Development (Sedesol) regional supervisor Araceli López R
25 Aug 2011 - 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Argentina, SANTA ROSA — Six companies have submitted bids for a $4.8 million USD irrigation project in Argentina’s La Pampa province.
25 Aug 2011 - 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Mexico, CIUDAD VICTORIA — Rates for water and sanitation services in Cuidad Victoria, the capital of Mexico’s Tamaulipas state, have increased two- to fourfold for some users.
25 Aug 2011 - 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Argentina, BUENOS AIRES — The Water and Sanitation Company of Argentina (AySA) has a total deficit of over $257,000 USD for 2011.
18 Aug 2011 - 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — Uruguay is moving forward with a national water project developed for the livestock industry.
18 Aug 2011 - 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Argentina, BUENOS AIRES — The technology and digital architecture of “Smarter Cities” represents an opportunity of $34 million USD this year, and that figure is expected to increase to $57 million USD in 2014, internation
18 Aug 2011 - 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Mexico, PUEBLA — Only 60 of every 100 liters of potable water in Mexico reaches houses and businesses, with the rest lost to leaks, according to José Ramón Ardavin Ituarte, deputy director general for Potable Wat
18 Aug 2011 - 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Brazil, SAO PAULO — Water quality in the Paraíba do Sul River, the source of water supplies to São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro states, has improved.