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  1. First Turbine Goes Onstream At Rogun Dam

    19 Nov 2018- 13:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan In what might be considered a completion of “Phase 1”, the first of six turbines of Tajikistan’s controversial Rogun hydroelectric dam went online on November 16. The $3.9 Billion USD 3600 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/22/2018 - 12:04

  2. Coast Water Services Board in Stand-Off With Five Kenyan Counties

    29 Jul 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya A water crisis is looming in Kenya’s tourist hub, the Coast region, where regional water provider the Coast Water Services Board (CWSB) is threatening more water supply disconnections due to an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2015 - 10:01

  3. Standard Chartered Pakistan to Invest in Dasu Hydropower Project

    27 Jul 2015- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Standard Chartered Bank of Pakistan, the sixth largest bank in the country, is considering investing in the country's $7.5 billion USD, 4,320-megawatt Dasu Hydropower Project, a Fi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/27/2015 - 10:38

  4. Climate Change Responsible for Cambodian Natural Disasters

    19 Feb 2015- 10:31 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Voice of America Climate change is likely behind much of the flooding, drought, rising temperatures, and cyclones that Cambodia has experienced in the past, with major impacts on crops and other agri ...

    Local Press Report - 02/19/2015 - 10:31

  5. Russia’s Lake Baikal Threatened by Mongolian Hydropower Plants

    18 Feb 2015- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Russian government officials and environmentalists have petitioned the World Bank’s Inspection Panel to defer funding for a series of hydropower plants in Mongolia, out of concern that the proj ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/18/2015 - 11:35

  6. Pakistan to Seek International Arbitration Over Indian Hydropower Plans

    9 Feb 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government announced this week that it will seek international arbitration through the World Bank’s International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), after ne ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/11/2015 - 10:00

  7. Uzbekistan to Invest $200 Million USD for Water, Wastewater Services in Karakalpakstan

    9 Feb 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan The Uzbek government and international financial institutions are allocating about $200 million USD for water supply and wastewater projects in Uzbekistan’s Karakalpakstan Autonomous Republ ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/09/2015 - 10:23

  8. County Politicians Blamed for Stalling $74 Million Supply Project in Kenya

    22 Jan 2015- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya A top official at the Athi Water Services Board (AWSB), a state corporation under the Ministry of Water and Irrigation, this week accused politicians of derailing a $74 million USD World Bank-fu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/22/2015 - 11:02

  9. Kenyan County, Water Provider to Hold Talks on Suspended Project

    13 Jan 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Political leaders from Kenya’s Murang'a County and officials from the Athi Water Services Board are scheduled to meet later this month to iron out their differences over a $252 million USD ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2015 - 11:03

  10. Toxic Algae Returns to Paraguay’s Lake Ypacarai

    2 Jan 2015- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASUNCION, Paraguay Despite efforts being made under a $150 million USD recovery plan, Paraguay’s Lake Ypacarai is once again threatened by toxic algae blooms. The algae has re-bloomed in the Aregua area, where ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/02/2015 - 10:47

  11. World Bank Launches New Anti-Flood Project in Mekong Delta

    16 Dec 2014- 10:01 by Local Press Report CAN THO CITY Tuoi Tre News The World Bank (WB) has launched CityStrength Diagnostic, a new methodology the organization developed with the support of the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), ...

    Local Press Report - 12/16/2014 - 10:02

  12. Water, Sanitation Infrastructure Will Require $12 Trillion in Global Investment by 2030

    13 May 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Some $12 trillion USD will have to be invested in water and sanitation infrastructure worldwide by 2030, with emerging markets experiencing the highest growth, according to Elena Bourgan ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/13/2014 - 10:12

  13. World Bank Denies Funding for Pakistan’s $14 Billion Diamer Bhasha Dam

    5 May 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The World Bank announced on May 2 that it would not finance Pakistan’s 4,500-megawatt, $14 billion USD Diamer Bhasha Dam on the Indus River.  The bank announced the decision during a video p ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2014 - 10:00

  14. First Phase of Red-Dead Canal Will Cost $980 Million: Jordanian Official

    21 Jan 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The first phase of a Red Sea-Dead Sea canal project, to be implemented jointly by Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian Authority, will cost $980 million USD, Jordanian Minister of Water and Irrigat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2014 - 10:10

  15. Blacksmith Institute Highlights Progress in Argentina’s Matanza-Riachuelo Basin

    11 Nov 2013- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina International anti-pollution non-profit the Blacksmith Institute said last week that it was “impressed over the advances” made by Argentina’s Matanza-Riachuelo river basin authority, AC ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/11/2013 - 10:35

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