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  1. Nepal Needs $100 Million to Restore Water, Sanitation and Hygiene to Pre-Quake Status

    15 Jun 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal It will cost at least $100 million USD to restore water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services to pre-earthquake levels in those districts of Nepal that were hardest hit by the 7.8-magnitude ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/15/2015 - 10:00

  2. Bangalore Build Two New Sewage Treatment Plants

    15 Jun 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGALORE, India The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) plans to build two sewage treatment plants as part of its efforts to prevent pollution of Bellandur and Varthur lakes. However, the board ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/15/2015 - 10:00

  3. STIS Distills Key Drivers and Barriers to Innovation

    12 Jun 2015- 11:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE Water is increasingly being recognized as one of the world’s most important challenges, and innovative solutions and technologies are vital to overcoming these challenges. Water innovation is needed ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/14/2015 - 09:18

  4. Repair Work Starts on Philippines' Angat Dam

    12 Jun 2015- 10:15 by Local Press Report MALOLOS AsiaOne After three years of delay, the company that bought the Angat power plant in Bulacan said it would finally start the rehabilitation of its 47-year-old hydroelectric dam this month. Rodolfo German, ...

    Local Press Report - 06/12/2015 - 10:15

  5. India’s Odisha State to Spend $123 Million for Mega Drinking Water Project

    12 Jun 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BHUBANESWAR, India India’s Odisha (or Orissa) state is spending a total of $123 million USD for a drinking water project in the Nuapada district. The project, which is being carried out under an engineering, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/12/2015 - 10:18

  6. Selangor State, Malaysian Government to Finalize Water Sector Restructuring This Month

    12 Jun 2015- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHAH ALAM, Malaysia Mohamed Azmin Ali, Menteri Besar (Chief Minister) of Malaysia’s Selangor state said on June 12th that the state's water industry restructuring deal would be finalized "in a week ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/12/2015 - 10:26

  7. India’s Punjab State to Invest $436 Million for Water, Sanitation Projects

    11 Jun 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHANDIGARH, India India’s Punjab state has approved $436 million USD worth of water and sanitation projects. A portion of the projects will be funded by the World Bank. Of the $436 million USD, $280 million ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/11/2015 - 10:05

  8. World Bank Lends India’s Tamil Nadu State $400 Million for Urban Services

    10 Jun 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India The World Bank is lending India's Tamil Nadu state $400 million USD for a sustainable urban development project. The loan is being provided through the International Bank for Reconstruction ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/10/2015 - 10:17

  9. Climate Change Impacts Will Affect Migration in Pacfic Islands: UNU-EHS

    10 Jun 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BONN, Germany The impacts of climate change will likely spur environmentally-induced migration in the Pacific Islands, and the region will need to implement policies to minimize tensions and improve human ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/10/2015 - 10:17

  10. Taiwan Lifts Water Rationing

    9 Jun 2015- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan In the wake of recent rains, and with more precipitation expected, the Taiwanese government this week decided to lift water rationing regimed throughout the island. The Ministry of Economic ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/09/2015 - 10:07

  11. There Will Be a Resolution on Teesta Water-Sharing: Modi

    9 Jun 2015- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi this weekend offered assurances that there would be a resolution to the issue Teesta River water-sharing. “I assure you, we will find a resolution to Teesta ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/09/2015 - 10:07

  12. Pakistan Allocates $950 Million for Water, Hydropower Projects in 2015-2016

    8 Jun 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan’s 2015-2016 national budget allocates $950 million USD for water and hydropower projects. Announcing the new budget in Islamabad last week, Finance Minister Muhammad Ishaq Dar said, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/08/2015 - 10:01

  13. Uttar Pradesh to Build $94 Million Multi-purpose Dam

    8 Jun 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUCKNOW, India The government of India’s Uttar Pradesh state has launched a multi-purpose dam project to provide water to the arid Bundelkand region. The 19-meter-high dam will be built in the village of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/08/2015 - 10:01

  14. India’s Telangana State Invites Tenders for $3.6 Billion Water Grid Project

    5 Jun 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HYDERABAD, India India’s newest state, Telangana, will soon invite tenders for a $3.6 billion USD water grid project, an official said this week. The state’s IT and Panchayat Raj Minister, KT Rama Rao, said ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/05/2015 - 10:01

  15. Over 60 Percent of China’s Groundwater Still of Poor Quality

    5 Jun 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Tests carried out at nearly 5,000 groundwater monitoring points in China last year revealed ”poor” or “extremely poor” water quality at 61 percent of them, according to the Chinese Ministry of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/05/2015 - 10:01

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