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  1. Panama’s Environment Ministry Issues Guidelines on Water Use During Carnival

    28 Jan 2016- 11:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAMA CITY, Panama Panama’s Ministry of Environment (MIAMBIENTE) this week reiterated guidelines for use of raw and groundwater sources in the country during next month’s Carnival festivities. In a statement ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/28/2016 - 11:29

  2. Heavy Rains Shut Down Treatment Plant in Panama’s Chiriqui Province

    10 Nov 2015- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSÉ DE DAVID, Panama Heavy rains shut down production at the Dolega water treatment plant in Panama’s Chiriqui province last week, cutting off water services in the town of San José de David. At least 60, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2015 - 10:49

  3. Panama Declares State of Emergency Due to Drought

    13 Aug 2015- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAMA CITY, Panama The Panamanian government on August 11th declared a 60-day state of emergency due to severe ongoing drought caused by the El Nino weather phenomenon. The state of emergency declaration, ann ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/13/2015 - 10:14

  4. Panama's IDAAN Gets $100 Million to Address Water Crisis

    29 Apr 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAMA CITY, Panama The Panamanian government last week approved the transfer of $100 million USD to national water and sanitation utility IDAAN’s to support contingency water programs in the drought-stricken ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/29/2015 - 09:59

  5. Western Panama City, Los Santos Left Without Water

    14 Apr 2015- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAMA CITY, Panama The western part of the Panamanian capital, Panama City, and three districts of Los Santos province are experiencing water shortages yet again due to infrastructure damage and ongoing droug ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/14/2015 - 10:30

  6. 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 inoperat ...

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

  7. Panama Declares State of Emergency Due to Pesticide Pollution

    10 Jul 2014- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAMA CITY, Panama Panama's Council of Ministers on July 2nd declared a state of emergency in the Azuero region of the Herrera and Los Santos provinces due to pollution in the La Villa River. Former Heal ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/16/2014 - 11:19

  8. IADB Lends Panama $54 Million for Water, Sanitation Improvements

    4 Oct 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) this week announced a $54 million USD loan to improve, rehabilitate and expand water and sanitation services in central and western Panam ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/04/2013 - 10:01

  9. Water Availability Could Limit Panama Construction Boom

    11 Jul 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAMA CITY, Panama The recent construction boom in Panama could be limited by availability of water and sanitation services.   Provinces such as Chiriquí and Veraguas are among those experiencing the fastest ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/11/2013 - 10:03

  10. Panama Authorities Reassure Residents Over Water Quality

    Authorities at Panama’s National Institute of Aqueducts and Sanitation (IDAAN) are offering assurances to residents about the quality of water produced in the main metropolitan treatment plant, Chilibre. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 22:52

  11. Panama’s IDAAN Plans Tenders Next Month

    Panama’s Institute of Aqueducts and Sewage Systems (IDAAN) announced last week that it would be tendering water projects in the city in September or October. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 22:52

  12. Panama Hit by Severe Floods Due to Storm, Poor Drainage Network

    Thousands of Panamanians were left without water last week due to flooding that followed a severe storm in the region. Streets were inundated, schools suspended due to rains, and landslides and even a waterspout (ocean tornado) occurred. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 22:52