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  1. Climate and Water at COP24: Will We Catch the Current or Be Trapped in the Eddies?

    11 Dec 2018- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATOWICE, Poland OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, John H. Matthews, co-founder an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/11/2018 - 08:57

  2. AIIB approves $400 Million USD Loan for India Drinking Water Project

    11 Dec 2018- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India It is estimated that a new $400 Million USD loan by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) for piped water supply will positively affect up to 3.3 million people in Andhra Pradesh. In ad ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/11/2018 - 09:58

  3. Mekedatu Dam Project May Destroy Forests, Elephant Access Corridor

    10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report BENGALURU The News Minute On Friday, Karnataka Water Resource Minister DK Shivakumar the visited site where the proposed Mekedatu dam would be constructed. Ahead of his visit, engineers from the Water Resource Depa ...

    Local Press Report - 12/10/2018 - 11:38

  4. China Officials Trumpet Water Conservancy Successes

    10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report BEIJING Xinhua Net News China has made headway in pushing major water conservancy projects amid efforts to enhance capacity on flood control, drought relief, as well as food and ecological security, a senior offici ...

    Local Press Report - 12/10/2018 - 11:31

  5. Nepal And WWF Create Artificial Wetland

    7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report RAMAULI The Kathmandu Post An artificial wetland is being developed at Ramauli Pratappur of Parsa National Park to conserve wildlife. The park authority and Tarai Arc Landscape (TAL) Programme of the World Wildlife ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2018 - 11:34

  6. India To Proceed With Punjab Dam, Water Flow To Pakistan Will Be Hit

    7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Times of India The Centre on Thursday approved implementation of the Shahpurkandi Dam project on the Ravi in Punjab. The move will allow India to use the water which at present goes “waste” flowing through ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2018 - 11:34

  7. 20-Year Master Plan For Thailand Water Management

    7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post The 20-year master plan for the country's water management system is expected to win approval by the national committee on water resources on Dec 19 after which it will be implemented, Depu ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2018 - 11:34

  8. Long Term Strategy For Conservation Of Kashmir Water Bodies

    7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report JAMMU Kashmir Reader As a long-term strategy for conservation of prominent water bodies in the state, including Dal Lake, Jhelum, Chenab and Tawi rivers from pollution hazards, and for the restoration of pristine gl ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2018 - 11:34

  9. Undersea Water Pipe To Supply Thailand Island

    7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report CHON BURI Bangkok Post Officials are planning to lay an undersea pipe to pump water to Koh Lan, a scenic islet off Pattaya, in a fresh bid to solve the severe water shortage there. If the project is given the green ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2018 - 11:34

  10. Veolia Exec Fauchon Is WWC Prez Again

    6 Dec 2018- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATOWICE, Poland The Board of Governors of the World Water Council (WWC) has unanimously elected Loïc Fauchon as its new president, succeding Brazilian Benedito Braga. Fauchon was previously WWC president from ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/07/2018 - 07:59

  11. WaterAid Calls For COP Recognition Of WASH As Part Of Climate Change Adaptation

    6 Dec 2018- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATOWICE, Poland Sudan, Niger and Pakistan are the top 3 countries with the most threatened water supply, based on new analysis by Water Aid of Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative measures of access to wate ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/06/2018 - 10:02

  12. Glass Half Empty As Pune Tackles Water Scarcity

    6 Dec 2018- 10:19 by Local Press Report PUNE BBC News While many parts of India are going through a sustained water crisis, the western city of Pune is trying to deal with the problem in a rather unusual way: many restaurants in the city of Pune have begu ...

    Local Press Report - 12/06/2018 - 10:19

  13. Japan Flirts With Water Privatization

    6 Dec 2018- 09:04 by Local Press Report TOKYO Japan Times The Upper House on Wednesday passed a controversial bill by a majority vote to revise the Water Supply Act to allow private companies to run municipal water services. The government and the ruling ...

    Local Press Report - 12/06/2018 - 09:04

  14. Thailand: Tourism Drains Drinking Water Resources In Famous Phi Phi Islands

    6 Dec 2018- 09:04 by Local Press Report PHI PHI ISLANDS Time Just days after Thailand’s world renowned Phi Phi Islands were praised for their environmental recovery, new details have emerged about the drinking water crisis in the holiday archipelago. A re ...

    Local Press Report - 12/06/2018 - 09:04

  15. ADB Supports Kyrgyz Republic Efforts Climate Change Adaptation Efforts

    6 Dec 2018- 08:53 by OOSKAnews Info BISHKEK, Kyrgyz Republic The Kyrgyz Republic is to benefit from $38.6 Million USD loan and grant funding from the  Asian Development Bank (ADB)  to modernize irrigation systems, improve agriculture and land management, ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/06/2018 - 08:55

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