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  1. Indian Water Minister Calls for Quick Action on River-Linking Project

    12 Nov 2014- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Indian Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti this week called on the country’s Parliament and state governments to quickly implement the Inter-Linking of Rivers (ILR) project. The ILR project, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/12/2014 - 11:00

  2. Pipe Burst Leaves 100,000 Thousand Without Water in Paraguay

    12 Nov 2014- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASUNCION, Paraguay A damaged pipeline in the Paraguayan capital, Asuncion, last week left over 100,000 people without water. The incident affected 13 areas of the capital for several days. It also coincided ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/12/2014 - 11:00

  3. Tanzanian Farmers Learn Modern Management Techniques to Avoid Water Conflicts

    12 Nov 2014- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOROGORO, Tanzania Tanzania’s Sokoine University of Agriculture has launched a project to help farmers manage dwindling water supplies and avoid conflicts. The project, “Strengthening the capacity for climate ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/12/2014 - 13:14

  4. Sonora Protesters Block Highway Over Lack of Water, Payments

    12 Nov 2014- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HERMOSILLO, Mexico Residents of communities affected by a copper sulfate spill in Mexico's Sonora state blocked the Mazocahui-Cananea highway last week to protest the ongoing lack of water and failure to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/12/2014 - 11:21

  5. Bolivia Guarantees Spending to Improve Water Supply in Tarija Department

    12 Nov 2014- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LA PAZ, Bolivia The Bolivian government has pledged to continue investing in infrastructure projects that will improve potable water supply in the drought-stricken southeastern department of Tarija. According ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/12/2014 - 11:00

  6. Industries Lost Millions of Dollars During Selangor’s Water Crisis

    11 Nov 2014- 08:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia At least 30 companies were severely affected, some losing millions of dollars a day, by the water shortages in Malaysia’s Selangor state earlier this year, according to Deputy Minister ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/12/2014 - 13:16

  7. Drought in Pakistan’s Tharparkar District Has Killed 61 Children in 42 Days

    11 Nov 2014- 08:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MITHI, Pakistan The ongoing drought in the Tharparkar district of Pakistan’s Sindh province has led to the deaths of 61 children in the last 42 days, and as many as 470 people over the last three years, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/12/2014 - 13:15

  8. Join the aquaNOW Audience Live Webstream Now!

    11 Nov 2014- 08:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Join us on November 11, 2014 at 2:00pm [BST] for the second  aquaNOW Audience-- "Water: Business Risk and Opportunity"-- as it's webcast live from Edinburgh, Scotland. Access Climate Corporate ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/11/2014 - 08:52

  9. Iranian Companies Carry Out $4 Billion Worth of Water, Power Projects in Other Countries

    11 Nov 2014- 08:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran Iranian companies have carried out some $4.3 billion USD worth of water and power projects in more than a dozen Asian and African countries, according to Deputy Energy Minister for International ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/11/2014 - 08:52

  10. Refugee Influx Aggravates Lebanon’s Environmental Problems: Minister

    10 Nov 2014- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRUT, Lebanon Lebanon is facing an environmental emergency that is made worse by the presence of more than a million Syrian refugees within its borders, according to Lebanese Environment Minister Mohammad ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2014 - 10:33

  11. UN Official Calls for More "Hydro-Diplomacy"

    10 Nov 2014- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Water is an essential component within the global development agenda, with far-reaching implications for peace and security, and so there is a growing need for "water diplomacy" ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2014 - 10:33

  12. Kenya’s Former President Calls for Affordable Water, Sanitation Solutions

    10 Nov 2014- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya’s immediate former president, Mwai Kibaki, who is also the current patron of the Millennium Water Alliance Kenya Trust, this week decried the high cost of water in Africa, which he said ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2014 - 10:33

  13. Join Us Tomorrow for the Second aquaNOW Audience!

    10 Nov 2014- 11:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Join us on November 11, 2014 at 2:00pm [BST] for the second aquaNOW Audience-- “Water: Business Risk and Opportunity"-- as it's webcast live at ooskanews.com from Edinburgh, Scotland. You can learn ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2014 - 11:30

  14. Jamaica's NWC Announces Supply Disruptions

    7 Nov 2014- 10:11 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Go Jamaica The National Water Commission is advising customers who are served by the Guy’s Hill Water Treatment in St. Catherine that the disruption they are experiencing in their service is due to a broken ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2014 - 10:28

  15. Philippines Made Progress Rebuilding After Typhoon Haiyan, But Risks Remain

    7 Nov 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TACLOBAN, Philippines One year after Typhoon Haiyan-- considered the most powerful storm to ever make landfall-- slammed into the Philippines, killing some 6,000 people and affecting 14 million more, the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2014 - 08:00

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