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  1. Mumbai Tenders $57 Million Sewer Tunnel Project

    9 Jul 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has floated an international tender for construction of a 6.6-kilometer sewage tunnel. The 6.6-kilometer underground tunnel will run between ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/09/2015 - 10:02

  2. North Korean Children at Risk of Malnutrition, Water-Borne Disease: Aid Groups

    9 Jul 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand North Korean children are at serious risk of malnutrition and water-borne disease as the country grapples with its worst drought in a century, humanitarian aid groups warned this week. “Lack ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/09/2015 - 10:02

  3. Maharashtra Water Resources Department Plans $1.14 Billion in Investments This Year

    8 Jul 2015- 11:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India The Water Resources Department in India’s Maharashtra state announced last week that would invest $1.14 billion USD in water and irrigation projects during the 2015-2016 financial year. The state ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/08/2015 - 11:28

  4. Vietnam Loses 50,000 Hectares of Arable Land to Drought

    8 Jul 2015- 10:20 by Local Press Report HANOI VNS Severe drought has rendered about 50,000 hectares of farmland across the country barren, the Agriculture Ministry reported. Most of the affected land lie in south central coastal provinces, it said at a ...

    Local Press Report - 07/08/2015 - 10:20

  5. Declining Groundwater Levels Causes Road Collapses in Thailand

    8 Jul 2015- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Subsidence caused by a sharp decline in groundwater levels is causing canalside roads in parts of Thailand’s Pathum Thani province to collapse. The Royal Irrigation Department this week ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/08/2015 - 10:41

  6. Pakistan Seeks $40 Million IDB Loan for Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project

    8 Jul 2015- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government is seeking a $40 million USD loan from the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) to complete the 969-megawatt Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project in Pakistan-administered ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/08/2015 - 10:41

  7. Selangor Water Industry Restructuring Faces More Delays

    7 Jul 2015- 10:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia The long-awaited water industry restructuring agreement for Malaysia’s Selangor state may be delayed once again, Selangor Menteri Besar (Chief Minister) Mohamed Azmin Ali said this week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/07/2015 - 10:54

  8. WHO Warns of Cholera Threat Around the Globe, Calls for Use of Oral Vaccines

    7 Jul 2015- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Cholera is a major public health threat throughout the world, and the oral cholera vaccine is an effective tool for controlling outbreaks of the water-borne disease, the World Health ...

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

  9. Chinese Hydropower Plant Fined for Tap Water Contamination

    7 Jul 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China A hydropower plant in Haidong City, in China’s northwestern Qinghai Province, has been fined over $16,000 USD for releasing dirty floodwater into the Huangshui River and contaminating tap water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/07/2015 - 11:45

  10. Malaysian PM Urges Selangor Government to Put Aside Political Differences to Complete Water Restructuring Deal

    6 Jul 2015- 10:37 by Local Press Report SEMENYIH Malay Mail In his speech at the Iftar Gathering of the People of Selangor at the Bandar Rinching Mosque, in Sememyih on Mondya, Prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak stated that he hopes that the ...

    Local Press Report - 07/06/2015 - 10:37

  11. Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province Starts Work on Koto Hydropower Project

    6 Jul 2015- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LOWER DIR, Pakistan Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province last week started construction of the 40.8-megawatt Koto Hydropower Project in Timergara, in the Lower Dir District. The $14.75 million USD project is ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/06/2015 - 10:43

  12. Indian Government Allocates $8 Billion for Nationwide Irrigation Program

    6 Jul 2015- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, last week approved $8 million USD for the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana irrigation ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/06/2015 - 10:43

  13. MDG Evaluation Highlights Progress in Water Access; Sanitation Still Lagging

    2 Jul 2015- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States/GENEVA, Switzerland One hundred twenty million more people worldwide have access to an improved drinking water source this year than a year ago, according to a new assessment from ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/02/2015 - 10:28

  14. Pakistani Government Allocates $100 Million to for K4 Water Project

    2 Jul 2015- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan The Pakistani government has allocated $100 million USD to Sindh province for the $252 million USD K4 Water Project, which will provide 600 million gallons of drinking per day to the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/02/2015 - 10:28

  15. Selangor Restructuring Close to Resolution: Azmin

    2 Jul 2015- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHAH ALAM, Malaysia The Selangor state water industry restructuring deal is close to being finalized, according to Selangor Mentri Besar (Chief Minister) Mohamed Azmin Ali. Following talks this week with Energy ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/02/2015 - 10:28

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