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  1. Zambia Loses $194 Million Each Year Due to Poor Sanitation; Three Provinces Are Worst Off

    2 Apr 2015- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia Zambia loses $194 million USD each year due to poor sanitation, according to United Nations Country Coordinator Jane Rogan. Rogan said last week that deaths due to diarrhea, loss of productivity ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/02/2015 - 11:07

  2. Guatamalan Mega-Dam Linked to Human Rights Abuses, Deaths

    27 Mar 2015- 10:02 by Local Press Report GUATEMALA CITY The Guardian A planned mega-dam in Guatemala, whose carbon credits will be tradable under the EU’s emissions trading system, has been linked to grave human rights abuses, including the killing of six ...

    Local Press Report - 03/27/2015 - 10:02

  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. 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

  5. Nigeria Partners With USAID, World Bank on Urban Water Supply

    18 Mar 2015- 11:05 by Local Press Report LAGOS The Guardian (Nigeria) The Federal Government is partnering the World Bank and United State Agency for International Development (USAID) to improve service delivery in urban water supply. The program, which ...

    Local Press Report - 03/18/2015 - 11:05

  6. World Bank to Lend Armenia $30 Million for Infrastructure Access

    17 Mar 2015- 10:09 by Local Press Report YEREVAN PanARMENIAN.net The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved a US$30 million loan for the Social Investment and Local Development (SILD) Project in Armenia. This project will further assist the ...

    Local Press Report - 03/17/2015 - 10:09

  7. World Water Congress: Dr. Salman Salman Looks Forward to Scotland

    6 Mar 2015- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The XVth World Water Congress of the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) will meet in Edinburgh, Scotland, on May 25-29, 2015.   OOSKAnews caught up with Dr. Salman M. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/06/2015 - 10:37

  8. Kyiv Installs Tamper-Proof Water Meters

    3 Mar 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Kyivvodokanal, the water utility serving the Ukrainian capital, is planning to install tamper-proof water meters in order to prevent fraud. The new meters are not susceptible to magnetic ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/03/2015 - 10:00

  9. Nigeria Approves Foreign Loans for Water Projects in Three States

    3 Mar 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABUJA, Nigeria Nigeria's Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved loans from international financial institutions for water projects in three states in the west of the country. Minister of State for ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/03/2015 - 10:00

  10. Kuwait Lends Pakistan $32 Million for Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project

    2 Mar 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan and Kuwait on February 26th signed a $32 million USD loan agreement for the 969-megawatt Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project. The agreement was signed by Pakistan’s Economic Affairs ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/02/2015 - 10:05

  11. World Bank Lends Blantyre $160 Million for Walkers Dam Relocation

    2 Mar 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BLANTYRE, Malawi The World Bank will provide $160 million USD to the Blantyre Water Board to relocate Walkers Dam further upstream on the Shire River to minimize siltation. This will improve the dam’s storage ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/02/2015 - 10:05

  12. Israel, Jordan Sign $900 Million Water Cooperation Agreement

    27 Feb 2015- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Israel and Jordan this week signed an “historic” $900 million USD water cooperation agreement that will provide drinking water to both nations and help save the shrinking Dead Sea using water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/04/2015 - 11:02

  13. 400 Kyrgyz Villages Lack Water Supply Networks: Official

    26 Feb 2015- 09:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Three hundred ninety-six villages in Kyrgyzstan lack water supply networks altogether, and the networks in another 725 villages are in need of rehabilitation, a high-ranking Kyrgyz official ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/26/2015 - 09:46

  14. China to Provide 59 Million Rural Residents With Safe Drinking Water This Year

    23 Feb 2015- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China In an effort to achieve its targets for the 2011-2015 term, China announced this weekend that it will provide an additional 58.67 million rural people with safe drinking water before the end of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/23/2015 - 10:19

  15. Low Water Levels in Russia’s Lake Baikal Threaten Angara River

    23 Feb 2015- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Low water levels in Lake Baikal could in turn affect the volume of water in the 1,779-kilometer long, Angara River, which drains the lake, the regional branch of Russia’s Federal Service for ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/23/2015 - 10:19

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