aquaNOW Audience 5

aquaNOW Audiences: Water and Borders

Join us online for the fifth aquaNOW Audience, from the World Water Congress in Edinburgh.

Join us live Friday, 29 May at 9:15am BST/4:15am EDT

Learn more about the event and the high-level panelists

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  • 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 - 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.

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

    The XVth World Water Congress of the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) is meeting in Edinburgh, Scotland, from May 25-29, 2015.

  • 27 May 2015 - 10:24 - SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The water level in Puerto Rico’s dams has been dropping, the state Emergency and Disaster Administration Agency (AEMEAD) warned on May 25th.

  • 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 - 08:04 - LONDON, United Kingdom - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Two-thirds of the Yemeni population -- some 16 million people -- are currently without access to clean water supply due to the ongoing conflict in the country, international relief group Oxfam warned in a statement this week.

  • 26 May 2015 - 10:35 - LIMA, Peru - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Peruvian Prime Minister Pedro Cateriano on May 22nd declared a 60-day state of emergency in Islay province, in the country’s Arequipa region, in the wake of violent protests over Southern Copper’s Tia Maria mining project.

  • 26 May 2015 - 10:35 - EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Twitter was alive with comments from XVth World Water Congress as participants following the Opening Plenary, entitled “Global Water: a resource for development – opportunities, challenges and constraints,” which took place in Edinburgh on May 25th.

  • 26 May 2015 - 10:35 - GLASGOW, Scotland, United Kingdom - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Participants at the fourth aquaNOW Audience, held on May 22nd under the theme “Water and Borders,” agreed on the need to break down “silos” so that water, sanitation, hygiene and food security issues can be addressed in an integrated manner.

    An archived version of the event is available here.

  • 26 May 2015 - 10:35 - TÂRGOVIȘTE, Romania - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Work on the Moreni water plant in Romania’s Dambovita County, has come to a halt because one of the project consortium partners, Spain’s Contrat Ingineria y Obras SA, is in bankruptcy. If deadlines are not met, or the project is not transferred to a new financing period, some $153.71 million USD worth of European Union funding could be lost. 

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