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  1. DEWA Increased Water Connections by 30 percent in 2014

    24 Mar 2015- 09:51 by Local Press Report DUBAI Gulf News Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) recorded a 30 per cent increase in water connections in Dubai in 2014 compared with 2013. The increase in demand for water was led by new developments ...

    Local Press Report - 03/24/2015 - 09:51

  2. Rio Mayor Acknowledges Waterway Clean-Up Won't Be Finished Before Olympics

    24 Mar 2015- 09:52 by Local Press Report RIO DE JANIERO Yahoo Sports With 500 days to go until the 2016 Olympics begin, Rio de Janeiro's mayor, Eduardo Paes, acknowledged Monday that the goal of cleaning up the city's waterways for the games ...

    Local Press Report - 03/24/2015 - 09:52

  3. World Bank Lends Tajikistan $13.5 Million to Improve Municipal Services

    24 Mar 2015- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan The World Bank last week approved a $13.5 million USD loan to support the Tajikistan Communal Services Development Fund Project. The project aims to improve delivery of basic municipal ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/24/2015 - 10:34

  4. Hundreds March to Delhi to Demand Yamuna River Clean-Up

    24 Mar 2015- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Hundreds of activists and farmers marched to the Indian capital last week to demand a clean-up of the Yamuna River. The protesters started at a place called Kosi Kalan, in Uttar Pradesh state, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/24/2015 - 10:34

  5. Pakistani Kashmir Signs Deals With South Korean Company for Gulpur Hydropower Project

    24 Mar 2015- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GILGIT, Pakistan The government of Pakistan-administered Kashmir last week signed three agreements with South Korean-owned Mira Power Limited for the $156 million USD, 102-megawatt Gulpur hydropower project. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/24/2015 - 10:34

  6. Dominican Republic Plans News Dams to Fight Water Shortages

    24 Mar 2015- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic The Dominican government is planning to build more dams over the next 20 years to improve water supply, according to Olgo Fernández, director of the country’s dams and canals ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/24/2015 - 10:34

  7. Western Panama Faces Water Cuts, Blackouts

    24 Mar 2015- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAMA CITY, Panama Residents of Panama’s West Panama province are facing water shortages and water and power cuts. National water company IDAAN said pumping stations in the province had been rendered ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/24/2015 - 10:34

  8. Kenya Launches New Fund to Boost Conservation of Tana River Basin

    24 Mar 2015- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya on March 20th launched a new water fund to boost conservation of the Tana River. Conservation groups, along with Kenyan utilities and conglomerates, launched the innovative funding ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/25/2015 - 10:40

  9. More Stakeholder Engagement, Effective Communication Key to Ensuring Water Security: World Water Council Conference

    23 Mar 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Engaging more stakeholders and more effectively communicating the importance of sustainable water management are key to ensuring future water security, participants agreed during ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/23/2015 - 10:48

  10. UN Secretary General Calls for Cooperation in Addressing Global Water Issues

    23 Mar 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States In an address to mark World Water Day on March 22, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called on the international community to unite in “a spirit of urgent cooperation” to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/23/2015 - 10:39

  11. Flowserve to Supply Valves to Brazilian Pulp Mill

    23 Mar 2015- 10:38 by Local Press Report DALLAS, TX Thomson Reuters Flowserve Corporation, a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, today announced that its operation in Brazil has been selected to ...

    Local Press Report - 03/23/2015 - 10:38

  12. New Poll Finds High Satisfaction With Water Quality in Latin America

    23 Mar 2015- 10:35 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Latin Times A poll conducted by Gallup shows that the overall satisfaction with the quality of water is considerably high: BEST (by percentage of satisfaction): Uruguay 91, Paraguay 89, Costa Rica 87 ...

    Local Press Report - 03/23/2015 - 10:36

  13. Karachi Cuts Off Illegal Water Connections

    23 Mar 2015- 10:32 by Local Press Report KARACHI Express Tribune On Saturday, the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) disconnected two major water connections in its effort to eliminate illegal hydrants and connections by bulk water consumers who ...

    Local Press Report - 03/23/2015 - 10:32

  14. Collaboration Needed to Mitigate IS Water Threat

    23 Mar 2015- 10:30 by Local Press Report STOCKHOLM Your Middle East IS has captured a number of vital water resources in the region, wresting control of the people by holding their water supply hostage. In addition, water shortages have destroyed ...

    Local Press Report - 03/23/2015 - 10:30

  15. Uttar Pradesh Community to Get Water ATM

    23 Mar 2015- 10:26 by Local Press Report MATHURA Times of India Sonkh town in Mathura district will become the first place in Uttar Pradesh to have a water-dispensing ATM-type machine, giving people in the area access to pure and safe drinking water. The ...

    Local Press Report - 03/23/2015 - 10:26

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