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  1. Peruvian Government Transfers $20.7 Million for 33 Water and Sanitation Projects

    27 Jul 2015- 10:05 by Local Press Report LIMA Andina Last week, the Peruvian Finance Ministry authorized a budget allocation of about US$20,714,450 for the Housing, Construction and Sanitation Ministry with the aim of financing 33 water and sanitation ...

    Local Press Report - 07/27/2015 - 10:05

  2. DEWA Signs Contract for Dubai Water Network Expansion

    27 Jul 2015- 10:02 by Local Press Report DUBAI Construction Week Online Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has been awarded a $3.2m contract to supply, extend and commission main water transmission networks in the city. The project, which aims ...

    Local Press Report - 07/27/2015 - 10:02

  3. Iran Establishes Regional Education Institute for Water Management

    27 Jul 2015- 10:00 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Islamic Republic News Agency Iran is to establish regional higher education institute for water administration. The decision to set up the regional higher education institute was made following a visit to ...

    Local Press Report - 07/27/2015 - 10:00

  4. Romanian Senator Under Investigation for Influence Peddling at Regional Water Company

    27 Jul 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Prosecutors with Romania’s National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) are investigating Alexandru Cordos, a senator from the ruling Social Democrat Party (PSD), for influence peddling. Cordos ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/27/2015 - 10:18

  5. Tamil Nadu Launches $100 Million Cauvery Drinking Water Project, Two Sewage Treatment Plants

    27 Jul 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India The government of India’s Tamil Nadu state has started the work on the $100 million USD Cauvery Drinking Water Project. The state government-funded project, which is expected to be completed by ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/27/2015 - 10:18

  6. Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan Reach Compromise on Renaissance Dam Studies

    27 Jul 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have reached a compromise agreement that paves the way for two international consultancies to move forward with studies on the impacts of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/27/2015 - 10:18

  7. Saratov Businessman Accused of Embezzling Funds for Water Supply Project

    27 Jul 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SARATOV, Russia Prosecutors in the Russian city of Saratov have filed criminal charges against businessman Vitalij Zimin for allegedly embezzling $5,200 USD that had been allocated by local authorities for a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/27/2015 - 10:18

  8. Only Half of Needed Funds Provided for Nepal Quake Relief: OCHA

    27 Jul 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Only $210 million USD-- about half of the $422 million USD humanitarian appeal launched to help Nepal in the wake of last April’s devastating earthquake-- has been received to date, the United ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/27/2015 - 10:18

  9. Czech Government Seeks New Measures to Address Drought

    24 Jul 2015- 11:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRAGUE, Czech Republic As the country grapples with its worst drought in a dozen years, the government of the Czech Republic is seeking ways to mitigate the situation and prepare for similar climatic events in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/24/2015 - 11:39

  10. Mombasa’s Water Services Cut Over Unpaid Bills

    24 Jul 2015- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOMBASA, Kenya The Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa is facing severe water shortages after the Coast Water Services Board disconnected its supply due to unpaid bills totaling some $3.5 million USD. The past due ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/24/2015 - 11:12

  11. Pakistan’s Two Largest Banks to Invest $800 Million in Neelum-Jhehlum Hydropower Project

    24 Jul 2015- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistan’s two largest commercial banks, the National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) and Habib Bank Limited (HBL), are buying $800 million USD worth of Sukuk bonds (Sharia-compliant bonds) for the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/24/2015 - 11:00

  12. Nearly 250,000 People Facing Water Shortages in China’s Liaoning Province

    24 Jul 2015- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHENYANG, China Some 248,500 people are facing drinking water shortages in drought-stricken Liaoning Province in northeastern China, the provincial flood control and drought relief headquarters warned on July ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/24/2015 - 10:45

  13. Peru Lifts State of Emergency in Islay Province

    24 Jul 2015- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru The Peruvian government this week lifted the state of emergency in Islay Province, ending restrictions on freedom of movement and right to assembly in the province, and unfreezing its bank accounts. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/24/2015 - 10:34

  14. Peru Allocates $63 Million for Climate Prevention Works

    24 Jul 2015- 09:52 by Local Press Report LIMA Andina Peru's Agriculture and Irrigation Ministry announced the Government has set aside S/.200 million (about US$62.89 million) to execute prevention works aimed at facing El Niño climate phenomenon. ...

    Local Press Report - 07/24/2015 - 14:45

  15. Floods in Central Asia Highlight Need for Better Water Management

    24 Jul 2015- 09:47 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE EurasiaNet.org Floods across Central Asia over this past week are highlighting the perils of failing to adopt robust water-management measures and put adequate early-warning systems in place. Climate ...

    Local Press Report - 07/24/2015 - 09:47

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