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  1. Zambia's Irrigation Funds Still Unused

    2 Jul 2015- 10:22 by Local Press Report LUSAKA Times of Zambia Four years after the World Bank approved and released the $115 million Irrigation Development Support Fund loan, much of it has not yet been spent due to cumbersome procurement process. ...

    Local Press Report - 07/02/2015 - 10:23

  2. Kenyan Governors Call for Water Management Policy Reforms

    2 Jul 2015- 10:25 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Nation The chair of Council of Governors Water, Natural Resources and Mining committee Mr Benjamin Cheboi this week called for reforms on the water policies that will improve water supply and sanitation. ...

    Local Press Report - 07/02/2015 - 10:25

  3. 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

  4. Cholera Won’t Be Eradicated From Haiti Until Water, Sanitation Issues Are Addressed: UN Official

    2 Jul 2015- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti The cholera outbreak in Haiti is currently under control, but the disease will not be eradicated from the country until the government and international donors give a higher priority to ...

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

  5. 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

  6. OOSKAnews to Resume Publication After US Independence Day Holiday

    2 Jul 2015- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA, United States OOSKAnews will not be publishing Daily Water Briefing on Friday, July 3, 2015 due to the US Independence Day holiday. The next OOSKAnews Daily Water Briefing will be on Monday, July ...

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

  7. India’s Bihar State Will Build Three New Sewage Treatment Plants

    2 Jul 2015- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PATNA, India The government of India’s Bihar state is planning to build three new sewage treatment plants at a cost of $160 million USD. The plants will be entirely funded by the central government. One ...

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

  8. North Korea Seeks Humanitarian Aid From Iran

    1 Jul 2015- 10:59 by Local Press Report TEHRAN AFP Drought-hit North Korea on Tuesday asked for humanitarian aid from its historic ally Iran, Iranian state media reported. Access Climate Development Aid Disasters Environment Food Security Scarcity ...

    Local Press Report - 07/01/2015 - 10:59

  9. Johor Faces Water Shortages

    1 Jul 2015- 10:55 by Local Press Report KUALA LUMPUR Malay Mail Online While the two dams in Johor have only between 20 and 30 days of water left, reservoirs and dams in Selangor and Perak have enough supplies to ride through the dry spell. Climate ...

    Local Press Report - 07/01/2015 - 10:55

  10. Jamaican Water Minister to Make Statement on Drought

    1 Jul 2015- 10:50 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer Water Minister Robert Pickersgill will make a statement on the worrying drought conditions now affecting the island during a press briefing on Wednesday at NEPA’s Conference Room on ...

    Local Press Report - 07/01/2015 - 10:50

  11. Kyrgyz Deputies Give Government Until October to Resolve Kumtor Mine Issues

    1 Jul 2015- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz lawmakers have given the government until October 1st to resolve issues with Toronto-based Centerra Gold over the company’s Kumtor gold mine in Issyk-Kul Province. The parliamentary ...

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

  12. China Arrested 8,400 for Environmental Crimes in 2014

    1 Jul 2015- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Chinese authorities arrested some 8,400 people last year for violating environmental laws, and more than 2,000 cases were handed over to police, twice as many as in the last 10 years combined, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/01/2015 - 11:04

  13. Nigeria’s Taraba State Launches Jalingo Water Project

    1 Jul 2015- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JALINGO, Nigeria Nigeria’s Taraba State will soon produce and distribute more than 7 million gallons of water per day through the Jalingo Water Project, Taraba Water Supply Agency (TWSA) General Manager Musa ...

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

  14. Kenyan Government, Counties at Odds Over Nandi Dam

    1 Jul 2015- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya’s national government is headed for a showdown with the umbrella body representing the country’s 47 counties over a plan to construct a mega-dam in a vast forest in Nandi County’s Rift ...

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

  15. Bishkek Water Tariffs to Go Up July 1st

    1 Jul 2015- 10:38 by Local Press Report BISHKEK 24.kg News Agency Tariffs for water supply and wastewater (sewer) in Bishkek will rise from July 1, 2015. The corresponding decision was made yesterday at a meeting of City Council. Regulation Utilities ...

    Local Press Report - 07/01/2015 - 10:38

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