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  1. Turkana Aquifer Too Salty to Drink: Kenyan Official

    2 Mar 2015- 09:58 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Sudan Vision Tests on a vast aquifer found in Kenya's drought-wracked Turkana region show the water is too salty to drink, a government official said on Friday. The 2013 discovery of underground lakes ...

    Local Press Report - 03/02/2015 - 09:58

  2. UAE Prime Minister Creates Water Aid Foundation

    2 Mar 2015- 09:59 by Local Press Report DUBAI Gulf News In an effort to find sustainable solutions to water shortage and improve access to safe water in the world’s poorest communities, His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President ...

    Local Press Report - 03/02/2015 - 09:59

  3. Kuwait Lends Pakistan $32 Million for Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project

    2 Mar 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan and Kuwait on February 26th signed a $32 million USD loan agreement for the 969-megawatt Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project. The agreement was signed by Pakistan’s Economic Affairs ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/02/2015 - 10:05

  4. Sri Lankan Environmental Authority to Report on Northern Province Water Contamination

    2 Mar 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka’s Central Environment Authority (CEA) will hand over a report on groundwater contamination in the country’s Northern province to President Maithripala Sirisena this week. Sirisena ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/02/2015 - 10:05

  5. Peru to Complete Water Initiative for Indigenous Communities This Month

    2 Mar 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru An initiative to boost water coverage in marginalized indigenous communities in Peru’s northernmost Loreto region will be completed by the end of March, the Peruvian government said last week. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/02/2015 - 10:05

  6. Lagos to Provide 733 Million Gallons of Water Per Day to All Residents by 2020

    2 Mar 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAGOS, Nigeria The exponential population growth in southwestern Nigeria’s Lagos State over the last few decades has overstretched available housing, transportation, power and potable water infrastructure, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/02/2015 - 10:05

  7. World Bank Lends Blantyre $160 Million for Walkers Dam Relocation

    2 Mar 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BLANTYRE, Malawi The World Bank will provide $160 million USD to the Blantyre Water Board to relocate Walkers Dam further upstream on the Shire River to minimize siltation. This will improve the dam’s storage ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/02/2015 - 10:05

  8. Bottled Water Processing Market to Reach $2 Billion by 2019

    27 Feb 2015- 10:27 by Local Press Report DALLAS, TX Markets and Markets The bottled water processing market includes the equipment and technology that is used for producing bottled water. This market  in terms of value, is projected to reach around $2,106 ...

    Local Press Report - 02/27/2015 - 10:28

  9. UN Secretary General Calls on Paraguay to Join Post-2015 Efforts

    27 Feb 2015- 10:27 by Local Press Report ASUNCION United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on the Government of Paraguay to join forces with the United Nations and forge ahead in framing the post-2015 agenda for a new generation of ...

    Local Press Report - 02/27/2015 - 10:27

  10. More Than 25 Percent of New Delhi Schools Without Water Connections

    27 Feb 2015- 10:24 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Times of India Over a quarter of Delhi's government schools are functioning without a water connection. Of the 798 that bothered to respond to a query filed under RTI by a Delhi NGO, 220—27.5% ...

    Local Press Report - 02/27/2015 - 10:25

  11. Qatari Charity Implemented Water Projects in 30 African Countries in 2014

    27 Feb 2015- 10:22 by Local Press Report DOHA Middle East Monitor A leading Qatari charity carried out 632 water projects in more than 30 African countries in th year 2014, Al-Sharq Portal reported on Wednesday. The Qatari charity spent around QAR 9 ...

    Local Press Report - 02/27/2015 - 10:22

  12. Oman Names Two "Special" Desal Projects

    27 Feb 2015- 10:20 by Local Press Report MUSCAT Trade Arabia Oman has labelled two new upcoming water desalination schemes in the Batinah coast as “Special Projects” paving the way for their procurement under the Sultanate’s Sector Law, a report said. The ...

    Local Press Report - 02/27/2015 - 10:20

  13. Effective Water, Sanitation Provision “Most Critical Ingredients” for Sustainable Development: UN

    27 Feb 2015- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAMILTON, ON, Canada Drinking water and sanitation provision and management are the “most critical ingredients for sustainability and development,” according to a new report from the United Nations University ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/27/2015 - 10:28

  14. Environmental Groups Push Cambodian PM to Pressure Laos Over Dam

    27 Feb 2015- 10:19 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Radio Free Asia Conservation groups have called on Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen to press Lao President Choummaly Sayasone to postpone the construction of the much-criticized Don Sahong dam project on ...

    Local Press Report - 02/27/2015 - 10:20

  15. Malaysia to Work With UN to Improve Flood Preparedness

    27 Feb 2015- 10:18 by Local Press Report KUALA LUMPUR Malay Mail Online Malaysia will study the disaster management models of disaster-prone countries, such as Philippine, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, and work with the United Nations disaster management ...

    Local Press Report - 02/27/2015 - 10:18

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