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  • 29 May 2015 - 10:16 - SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Some 1.5 million Salvadorans -- approximately 23 percent of the population -- do not have access to water supply, according to Carlos Flores, leader of the El Salvador Water Fund, an umbrella group for 30 NGOs.

  • 29 May 2015 - 10:16 - SHIMLA, India - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    India’s Himachal Pradesh state is struggling to attract interested bidders for its 960-mwgawatt Jangi-Thopan-Powari project in Kinnaur district.

    The state has tendered the project for a third time, and attracted just one bidder.

  • 29 May 2015 - 10:16 - LAHORE, Pakistan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Pakistan’s Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has invited two separate tenders for construction of the main Kachhi Canal and rehabilitation of the Muzaffargarh and TP Link Canals, an official told OOSKAnews this week.

  • 29 May 2015 - 10:47 - KRASNODAR, Russia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Environmentalists and officials discussed the future of key wetlands in Russia's Krasnodar Krai region during a recent roundtable discussion on preserving the delta ecosystem of the Kuban River.

  • 29 May 2015 - 10:16 - WASHINGTON, DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The World Bank on May 27th approved $50 million USD, in the form of an International Development Association (IDA) grant, to improve access to clean water and sanitation for some 300,000 Haitians in small towns and rural regions affected by the ongoing cholera epidemic.

  • 29 May 2015 - 09:19 - EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    As the XVth World Water Congress came to an end on Friday, delegates tweeted their reflections on the knowledge shared during the event. 

  • 29 May 2015 - 08:11 - EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    OOSKAnews today announced the aquaNOW Academy of Water Journalism, a new progam aimed at development of and membership in a new professional media specialty: water journalist.

  • 28 May 2015 - 15:28 - WARRENTON, VA, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    OOSKAnews Inc. will host the fifth “aquaNOW Audience” during the XVth World Water Congress on Friday, May 29, 2015, from 9:15-10:45BST (4:15-5:45 EDT) at the Edinburgh International Conference Center.

    OOSKAnews readers and others unable to attend the event in person can watch the event via a live web-stream located at www.ooskanews.com.

    The webstream is absolutely free to all viewers, and no registration is required.

  • 28 May 2015 - 11:18 - EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Delegates to the International Water Association’s (IWRA) XVth World Water Congress, currently taking place in Edinburgh, Scotland, posted their reactions to yesterday’s and today’s sessions on a range of water issues.

  • 28 May 2015 - 11:14 - LUSAKA, Zambia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The World Bank has approved a $65 million loan to support Zambia’s Lusaka Sanitation Project.

  • 28 May 2015 - 11:14 - NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Russia will pilot the proposed “River Doctrine” -- which calls for connecting the country’s main water arteries into a single network and increasing hydropower producton -- in the Kostroma region.

  • 28 May 2015 - 11:14 - ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has given the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) a deadline of July 31, 2015, to complete land acquisition for the Diamer Bhasha Dam, officials told OOSKAnews this week.

  • 28 May 2015 - 11:14 - LA PAZ, Bolivia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A government initiative to clean up a number of key tributaries that flow into Lake Titicaca in western Bolivia kicked off on May 23rd, with participants collecting some four tons of solid waste, authorities said. 

  • 28 May 2015 - 10:56 - WARRENTON, VA, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    OOSKAnews Inc. will host the fifth “aquaNOW Audience” during the XVth World Water Congress on Friday, May 29, 2015, from 9:15-10:45BST (4:15-5:45 EDT) at the Edinburgh International Conference Center.

    OOSKAnews readers and others unable to attend the event in person can watch the event via a live web-stream located at www.ooskanews.com.

    The webstream is absolutely free to all viewers, and no registration is required.

  • 27 May 2015 - 10:24 - GANDHINAGAR, India - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    India’s Gujarat state is building a new, $82 million USD pipeline to supply water to 501 villages and three cities, including the town of Meghraj, in the state’s tribal Aravalli district.

  • 27 May 2015 - 10:24 - MOSCOW, Russia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A growing number of Russian regions are facing water shortages, according to Russian media reports.

  • 27 May 2015 - 10:24 - SUCRE, Bolivia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Bolivian government last week announced measures to address the water crisis in the city of Sucre, constitutional capital of the country and home to half a million people.

  • 27 May 2015 - 10:41 - WARRENTON, VA, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    OOSKAnews Inc. will host the fifth “aquaNOW Audience” during the XVth World Water Congress on Friday, May 29, 2015, from 9:15-10:45BST (4:15-5:45 EDT) at the Edinburgh International Conference Center.

    OOSKAnews readers and others unable to attend the event in person can watch the event via a free live web-stream located at www.ooskanews.com.

  • 27 May 2015 - 10:24 - LONGYOU, China - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A court in Longyou County, in eastern China’s Zhejiang Province, has fined an herbicide manufacturer $12 million USD, and sentenced 18 of the company’s employees and contractors to prison terms of 17-72 months, for polluting local water bodies.

  • 27 May 2015 - 10:24 - EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Delegates to the International Water Association’s (IWRA) XVth World Water Congress, currently taking place in Edinburgh, Scotland, took to Twitter to post their thoughts on a variety of issues raised throughout the Congress sessions.

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