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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Chesapeake Turns to Desal for Gold Mine in Mexico

    30 Jun 2015- 10:28 by Local Press Report OKLAHOMA CITY, OK Desalination Biz The gold mining arm of energy firm, Chesapeake, has opted to use desalinated seawater to supply water for its proposed Metates gold and silver mining project, in Durango state, ...

    Local Press Report - 06/30/2015 - 10:28

  4. World Bank Lends Kenya $58 Million for Water, Climate

    30 Jun 2015- 10:24 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Standard Digital News The World Bank's executive board yesterday approved $58 million credit-- an additional financing for restructuring of the Kenya Water Security and Climate Resilience Project ...

    Local Press Report - 06/30/2015 - 10:24

  5. Harare Doubles Expenditures on Treatment Costs

    30 Jun 2015- 10:23 by Local Press Report HARARE News Day Zimbabwe Harare City Council has doubled its expenditure on water treatment chemicals as most of the city’s water sources have been heavily contaminated, town clerk Tendai Mahachi has revealed. ...

    Local Press Report - 06/30/2015 - 10:23

  6. Nairobi to Face Water Shortages This Week

    30 Jun 2015- 10:21 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Capital FM Most parts of the city and its suburbs will go without water on Wednesday and Thursday following a shutdown of the Ng'ethu Water Treatment Plant. The Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company ...

    Local Press Report - 06/30/2015 - 10:21

  7. India’s Madhya Pradesh State to Irrigate Another 5 Million Hectares

    30 Jun 2015- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BHOPAL, India The government of India’s Madhya Pradesh state plans to invest $472 million USD on projects to bring another 5 million hectares of land under irrigation. The projects are in line with the state’s ...

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

  8. World Bank Lends Sri Lanka $165 Million for Water, Sanitation Improvements

    30 Jun 2015- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka The World Bank has approved a $165 million USD soft loan to Sri Lanka to provide safe drinking water and improve sanitation in the country’s former northern war zone and central highland tea ...

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

  9. Rising Water Prices Worsen Scarcity in Yemen

    30 Jun 2015- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANA'A, Yemen Water prices have risen significantly in Yemen over the past few months, putting clean potable water out of the reach of many residents, according to an expert at the country’s Water and ...

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

  10. Harare Residents Group Says Pre-Paid Metering Should Start With Government

    29 Jun 2015- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Harare Residents’ Trust (HRT) this week called on the Harare City Council to “lead by example” with regard to pre-paid water meters, and test the new metering system on government ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/29/2015 - 10:44

  11. Climate Change Disproportionally Affects Poor in Asia and Pacific: ADB

    29 Jun 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Climate change disproportionally affects poor people in the Asia-Pacific, increasing their poverty and exacerbating rising inequality in the region, according to a new report from the Asian ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/29/2015 - 10:23

  12. Sindh Government to Provide 3,000 Water Tankers Each Day for Parched Karachi

    29 Jun 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan The government of Pakistan’s Sindh province this week started providing 3,000 tankers of free water daily to residents of the provincial capital, Karachi, according to a senior official. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/29/2015 - 10:23

  13. Sonora Farmers Demand Payment for Water Rights

    29 Jun 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HERMOSILLO, Mexico Farmers from the municipalities of Huásabas and Granados in Mexico’s Sonora state are demanding $4.4 million USD in compensation for water rights they granted the state government as part of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/29/2015 - 10:23

  14. Jordan to Start Pumping Water From Mujib Dam to Karak Next Month

    29 Jun 2015- 10:16 by Local Press Report AMMAN Jordan Times Pumping water from the Mujib Dam to Karak will commence during the first week of July to supply the southern governorate with 5 million cubic metres (mcm) of water annually, officials said on ...

    Local Press Report - 06/29/2015 - 10:16

  15. Ho Chi Minh City Aims to Provide Safe Water Access to All Households This Year

    29 Jun 2015- 10:23 by Local Press Report HO CHI MINH CITY VietNam News City authorities aim to provide access to hygienic water for all HCM City households by the end of the year, according to a resolution passed by the city People's Council on ...

    Local Press Report - 06/29/2015 - 10:23

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