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  1. Somalia, Kenya Agree to Settle Water Dispute Without Resorting to UN Court

    1 Jul 2015- 10:45 by Local Press Report MOGADISHU Somalia Current Kenya and Somalia this week agreed to settle their long running border water dispute out of UN court, according to Kenya Foreign Minister, Amina Mohamed. Addressing to Kenyan parliament, ...

    Local Press Report - 07/01/2015 - 11:06

  2. EBRD Could Invest $45 Million for Belarus Water Sector Framework

    1 Jul 2015- 10:47 by Local Press Report LONDON European Bank for Reconstruction and Development The EBRD is considering a $45 million Belarus Water Sector Framework investment consisting of sovereign-guaranteed loans to water and wastewater companies in ...

    Local Press Report - 07/01/2015 - 10:47

  3. Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation to Build Two New Sewage Treatment Plants

    1 Jul 2015- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VISAKHAPATNAM, India The Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) will invest $40 million USD to build two sewage treatment plants, in order to reduce pollution caused by the release of sewage and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/01/2015 - 10:48

  4. 90 Percent of Guatemala’s Freshwater Sources Are Contaminated: Study

    1 Jul 2015- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala Ninety percent of Guatemala’s freshwater sources are contaminated, according to a new report by Virginia Mosquera, a researcher at Rafael Landivar University’s Institute of Agriculture ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/01/2015 - 10:48

  5. Uruguay’s OSE Announced $92 Million to Address Algae Growth in Maldonado

    1 Jul 2015- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay Uruguay’s public water and sanitation company, OSE, has announced plans to invest $92 million USD for projects to address toxic algae growth in Maldonado. OSE head Milton Machado announced ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/01/2015 - 10:48

  6. Colombia’s FARC “Not Proud” of Tumaco Oil Spill

    30 Jun 2015- 11:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOGOTA, Colombia The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has expressed regret for causing an oil spill that affected water supply in the town of Tumaco, in southeastern Colombia, last week. "We ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/30/2015 - 11:39

  7. Russia Completes Water Pipelines in Crimea

    30 Jun 2015- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Russian army engineers have completed construction of a 124-kilometer water pipeline network in Crimea. The 24 pipelines, which were installed earlier this month, connect artesian wells in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/30/2015 - 11:37

  8. Polotsk Could Get EBRD Funds for Wastewater Treatment Facilities

    30 Jun 2015- 10:47 by Local Press Report POLOTSK European Bank for Reconstruction and Development The EBRD is considering to assist the city of Polotsk in the construction of the wastewater treatment facilities. A sovereign-guaranteed loan of up to € 8 ...

    Local Press Report - 06/30/2015 - 10:48

  9. EBRD Considers Loan for Wastewater Treatment Project in Orsha

    30 Jun 2015- 10:45 by Local Press Report ORSHA European Bank for Reconstruction and Development The EBRD is considering providing financing to the city of Orsha for the reconstruction and modernisation of wastewater treatment facilities. A sovereign ...

    Local Press Report - 06/30/2015 - 10:45

  10. Monsoon Rains Increase Risk of Water-Borne Disease in Nepal: Plan International

    30 Jun 2015- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Nepal’s monsoon season, which has brought heavy rains and landslides, is also increasing the risk of poor sanitation services and the spread of water-borne disease, particularly given the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/30/2015 - 10:49

  11. Politicians, Residents Question Water Quality in Târgu Jiu

    30 Jun 2015- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TÂRGU JIU, Romania Local residents and opposition politicians in Romania’s Gorj County have raised questions about the quality of water distributed by regional service provider Aparegio in the county capital, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/30/2015 - 10:49

  12. Floods Displace 25,000 People in Philippines

    30 Jun 2015- 10:37 by Local Press Report TACURONG CITY Asia One News At least 25,000 persons in 15 villages of Sultan sa Barongis town in Maguindanao province have been displaced by floods as water level in some communities reached as high as neck deep. ...

    Local Press Report - 06/30/2015 - 10:37

  13. Retreating Arctic Sea Ice Could Disrupt Oceans’ Circulation: Study

    30 Jun 2015- 10:36 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Washington Post A study released Monday in Nature Climate Change is drawing attention to yet another ice-related problem-- one that could cause some large-scale consequences. According to the study, ...

    Local Press Report - 06/30/2015 - 10:36

  14. EIB Lends Hungary $560 Million for Priority Projects

    30 Jun 2015- 10:34 by Local Press Report BUDAPEST Portfolio.hu The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending $560 million-- the first tranche of an approved loan amount of $1.1 billion-- to Hungary to co-finance priority projects receiving support from EU ...

    Local Press Report - 06/30/2015 - 10:34

  15. Monteria, Colombia Renews Water Management Contract With Veolia

    30 Jun 2015- 10:30 by Local Press Report MONTERIA RTT News The city of Montería, Colombia, has just renewed its trust in French resource management firm Veolia Environnement by signing a contract with its subsidiary Proactiva Aguas de Monteria for the ...

    Local Press Report - 06/30/2015 - 10:30

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