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  1. HKND Says It Is Committed to Protecting Lake Nicaragua

    23 Jun 2015- 09:42 by Local Press Report MANAGUA Radio Cadena Agramonte The Chinese company HKND Group, concessionaire of the interoceanic canal project in Nicaragua, reiterated its commitment to the protection of the Cocibolca Lake, the largest in ...

    Local Press Report - 06/23/2015 - 09:42

  2. Khartoum Governor Removes Water Corporation Chief in Wake of Protests

    23 Jun 2015- 09:38 by Local Press Report KHARTOUM Sudan Tribune The director general of Khartoum State Water Corporation (KSWC) has been relieved of his post following recent protests over water cuts in various parts of the Sudanese capital. The newly ...

    Local Press Report - 06/23/2015 - 09:38

  3. Heatwave in Pakistan's Sindh Province Leaves 224 Dead

    23 Jun 2015- 09:38 by Local Press Report KARACHI BBC Some 224 people are now believed to have died during a heatwave in Pakistan's southern Sindh province. Health officials say most of the deaths have been in the largest city, Karachi, which has ...

    Local Press Report - 06/23/2015 - 09:38

  4. Nairobi Slum Residents Get Water Through ATMs

    23 Jun 2015- 09:38 by Local Press Report NAIROBI BBC Residents of the Mathare slum area of Kenya's capital, Nairobi, are now able to access water through an ATM-style dispenser. People living in slums traditionally rely on vendors, who are expensive, ...

    Local Press Report - 06/23/2015 - 09:38

  5. Tanzanian-Designed Water Filter Wins Africa Innovation Award

    23 Jun 2015- 09:38 by Local Press Report DAR ES SALAAM The Engineer A Tanzanian chemical engineer’s sand-based water filter that cleans contaminated drinking water using nanotechnology has won the Royal Academy of Engineering’s first Africa Prize for ...

    Local Press Report - 06/23/2015 - 09:38

  6. Thai Irrigation Officials: Chao Phraya Dam Levels Below Crisis Point

    23 Jun 2015- 09:38 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post Irrigation officials expressed alarm Monday at the continued depletion of water in the Chao Phraya Dam after levels dropped further below the crisis point. Climate Food Security Scarcity ...

    Local Press Report - 06/23/2015 - 09:38

  7. World Bank Approves $188 Million to Repair Pakistan’s Guddu Barrage

    23 Jun 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The World Bank last week approved $188 million USD for repair and rehabilitation of the Guddu Barrage on the Indus River in Pakistan’s Sindh province. The funds will be used to improve the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/23/2015 - 09:59

  8. Italy Lends Honduras $36 Million for Nacaome Water Project

    23 Jun 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras The government of Honduras has signed a $36 million USD loan agreement with the Italian government to finance the country's Nacaome multipurpose water project. The project is worth a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/23/2015 - 09:59

  9. Bolivia Presents $556 Million Water and Sanitation Master Plan for Cochabamba

    23 Jun 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LA PAZ, Bolivia The Bolivian Water and Environment Ministry last week presented a water and sanitation master plan for the Cochabamba region, valued at $555.6 million USD. It is part of a wider regional ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/23/2015 - 09:59

  10. Egypt Receives Grand Renaissance Dam Studies

    23 Jun 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources on June 22nd received reports on two studies of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project. The studies by France’s BRL and Netherlands-based ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/23/2015 - 09:59

  11. Zimbabwean Government Approves Installation of Pre-Paid Water Meters

    23 Jun 2015- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Central government ministers in Zimbabwe have been voicing support for embattled local governments as they begin work on plans to introduce pre-paid water meters and disconnections for non ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/23/2015 - 10:07

  12. Bulgarian Officials Inspect Site of Burgas Gasoline Spill

    22 Jun 2015- 10:40 by Local Press Report BURGAS Focus Information Agency Bulgarian Minister of Environment and Water Ivelina Vasileva, Mayor of the town of Burgas Dimitar Nikolov and experts with the Regional Environment and Water Inspectorate, made ...

    Local Press Report - 06/22/2015 - 10:40

  13. Independent Panel Critical of Environmental Impact Studies for Nicaraguan Canal

    22 Jun 2015- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MIAMI, FL, United States An independent panel at Florida International University’s College of Law has found insufficiencies in the environmental impact assessment carried out on Nicaragua’s proposed $50 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/22/2015 - 10:43

  14. Ten Iranian Provinces Face Water Shortages

    22 Jun 2015- 10:24 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Mojahedin One senior water distribution official has claimed that the provinces of Ilam, South Khorasan, Khuzestan, Zanjan, Sistan and Baluchistan, Ghazvin, Kerman, Kermanshah, Yazd and Kohgilaviye and Buyer ...

    Local Press Report - 06/22/2015 - 10:24

  15. Arbitration Delayed in Maynilad Compensation Case

    22 Jun 2015- 10:22 by Local Press Report MANILA Business World The new arbitration process initiated by Maynilad Water Services, Inc. against the government for refusal to pay the company for losses incurred from deferred tariff hike implementation has ...

    Local Press Report - 06/22/2015 - 10:22

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