21 May 2013 - 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, TX, AUSTIN — Competition for increasingly scarce water from the Colorado River Basin could be a source of conflict between the United States and Mexico, especially if the 1944 treaty between the countries is no
21 May 2013 - 09:11 by Local Press Report
KATHMANDU (The Himalayan Times) — Water suppliers in the Kathmandu Valley today announced their anti-government protests, threatening to halt water supply to Singha Durbar, the government secretariat. The announcement from wat
20 May 2013 - 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ukraine, ZAPOROZHYE — The governor-elect of Zaporozhye oblast in southeastern Ukraine has asked the public’s support in fighting the “water mafia” at local water company Berdianskyj vodokanal.
20 May 2013 - 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
nairoBi, Kenya — Judi Wakhungu, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’s nominee as Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Water and Natural Resources, last week pledged to reactivate the concept of a green agenda for the cou
16 May 2013 - 08:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Sweden, GOTHENBURG — There are significant differences between men and women when it comes to agriculture and food management in Kenya and Tanzania, with women often forced to farm lower-quality lands and left wthout a
16 May 2013 - 07:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
KHARTOUM, Sudan — The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) last week signed a $284.3 million USD agreement with Sudan to fund projects to improve drinking water, sanitation, health, food and education for childre
15 May 2013 - 07:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela’s Ministry of Environment last week announced its three main priorities for 2013-2019 -- water, waste management and the Mision Arbol reforestation project.
14 May 2013 - 10:01 by Local Press Report
WASHINGTON DC (Sabahi) — The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) on Sunday (May 12th) agreed to loan Djibouti $35 million USD (6.3 billion francs) for further improvements in the provision of drinking wat
8 May 2013 - 08:54 by Local Press Report
YEREVAN (ARMENPRESS) — Cases of intestinal infectious diseases have been registered in Argel District of Kotayk Marz of Armenia.
7 May 2013 - 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ASTANA, Kazakhstan — Most Kazakh provinces have not managed to resolve their drinking water supply issues, the country’s deputy prosecutor general, Zhakyp Asanov, told a national online seminar on May 3.
7 May 2013 - 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PERU, LIMA — Peru’s Foreign Commerce Society (COMEX Peru) last week urged the government not to lose focus on the water and sanitation sectors, and to work to meet the UN Millennium Goal Development Goal targ
6 May 2013 - 08:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Mexico, CHIHUAHUA — The Commission for Protection Against Health Risks (Coespris) in Mexico’s Chihuahua State has found high levels of arsenic, fluoride, lead and other substances in the water in 14 municipalities, an
3 May 2013 - 09:45 by Local Press Report
TARRAGONA (BASF (press release)) — BASF is the first chemical company to achieve gold-level certification according to the European Water Stewardship (EWS) standard for its production site in Tarragona, Spain.
2 May 2013 - 09:59 by Local Press Report
1 May 2013 - 08:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Bangkok, thailand — India has reduced the number of households without access to safe drinking water by half since 1990, and is on track to achieve near-universal coverage by 2015, according to Indian Minister of Stat
1 May 2013 - 08:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
new yorK, ny, united states — International water and sanitation non-profit WaterAid and the Coca-Cola Africa Foundation announced on April 29 that they were teaming up on projects to bring safe potable water to three locations
30 Apr 2013 - 08:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — The Tanzanian government on April 29 announced an additional $111 million USD for the water sector budget in the 2013-2014 financial year.The announcement by Minister for Finance and Economic Affai
29 Apr 2013 - 08:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
China, YA’AN — Victims of last week’s 7.0-magnitude in Ya’an, in China’s Sichuan province, are facing outbreaks of diarrhea, with health personnel making water disinfection and monitoring a top priority.
29 Apr 2013 - 09:28 by Local Press Report
TAIPEI (Taipei Times) — An abnormal change in tap water quality was found at Greater Kaohsiung’s Gaoping River yesterday with a marked bad odor, leading Taiwan Water Corp (TWC) to announce a sudden shutdown of the water
26 Apr 2013 - 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PRAGUE, Czech Republic — A growing number of Czech households are digging their own wells or upgrading existing wells to provide water for non-potable uses, due to the high cost of tap water.
26 Apr 2013 - 07:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — People and animals are drinking the same water in some parts of Pakistan where clean drinking water is in short supply, representatives of Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province told a worksh
Conversations With Water Leaders: Pat Mulroy on Urban Water Conservation and Trans-Boundary Cooperation
25 Apr 2013 - 08:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, NV, LAS VEGAS — First in a series “Conversations With Water Leaders” conducted by OOSKAnews in association with Singapore International Water Week.
25 Apr 2013 - 08:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Russia, TYUMEN — Russia’s Tyumen region has announced a new project to change the way its capital city and surrounding areas provide residents with freshwater, by utilizing underground reservoirs rather than relyin
23 Apr 2013 - 09:55 by Local Press Report
RAWALPINDI (Pakistan Observer) — Provision of clean drinking water to the residents is one of the basic responsibilities of the government but it has failed to supply potable water to the rural areas of Rawalpindi so far.
22 Apr 2013 - 09:36 by Local Press Report
BANGALORE (Deccan Herald) — As part of the drive to keep a tab on private tankers supplying water, the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) has directed all the private water suppliers to obtain licences from c
18 Apr 2013 - 09:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
new yorK, ny, united states — International water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) NGO WaterAid announced this week that it has joined the United Nations’ Water Action Hub, an online platform that allows users to identify poten
18 Apr 2013 - 08:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Mexico, MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s National Water Commission (Conagua) has announced a new plan to ensure water supply in Mexico’s Federal District for the next 25 years.
18 Apr 2013 - 09:25 by Local Press Report
BAKU (Azerbaijan Business Center) — Azerbaijan’s national water operator Azersu OJSC continues reconstruction of water supply and sewer systems in large cities and regions of the country in accordance with the State Program of Soci
17 Apr 2013 - 10:43 by Local Press Report
karachi (The International News) — The Karachi Water & Sewerage Board (KWSB) has decided to take immediate action of disconnection of water supply to over 500 companies in the city and surrounding areas which according to the wa
12 Apr 2013 - 09:33 by Local Press Report
MOSCOW (Water World) — Only 60.6% of Russians enjoyed quality drinking water in 2012, President of the Russian Water Supply and Sanitation Association Stanislav Khramenkov told a Wednesday press conference at Interfax.
9 Apr 2013 - 07:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
China, GUANGZHOU — China’s Guangdong Province water company is installing 75 water analyzing and control units supplied by Israel-based Blue I Water Technologies, the Israel firm announced last week.
9 Apr 2013 - 07:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — Faced with protests that caused traffic chaos on the highway from the Metropolitan Area of San Salvador to Comalapa, the president of El Salvador’s National Water and Sewerage Administration (ANDA)
9 Apr 2013 - 09:56 by Local Press Report
SHKODER (ABC news) — Albanian authorities say continuous rainfall is hampering efforts to address severe flooding that has left hundreds of homes swamped and without electricity or drinking water for the past three w
9 Apr 2013 - 09:23 by Local Press Report
BAKU (Azerbaijan Business Center) — Caspian international exhibition & forum "Water Treatment Technologies” CATEF 2013 will be held in Baku on 11-13 April. OJSC Azersu (Azerbaijan’s national water operator) reports that CA
5 Apr 2013 - 09:58 by Local Press Report
KATHMANDU (NZweek) — Nepal is likely to achieve only four out of eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), according to a joint press statement released here on Friday by United Nations Development Program and the gov
29 Mar 2013 - 07:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Russia, VORONEZH — The Russian city of Voronezh, which has suffered several years of press over its water infrastructure, announced on March 25 that the microbial content of drinking water provided to residents has f
29 Mar 2013 - 10:10 by Local Press Report
MPUMALANGA (NEPAD Water) — Mining giant Anglo American’s eMala- hleni water reclamation plant has responded to a call to aid communities in the flood ravaged country of Mozambique.Recent floods in the southern and central