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  1. Cochabamba Communities Take Water Supply Into Their Own Hands

    10 Jun 2016- 09:11 by Local Press Report COCHABAMBA The Guardian Bolivia’s ‘city of eternal spring’ has a history of water struggles. Now some neighbourhoods that lack piped water are taking matters into their own hands. Access Development Aid Innovation, ...

    Local Press Report - 06/10/2016 - 09:11

  2. El Nino Reduces Bolivia's Agricultural Production by Up to 35 Percent

    12 May 2016- 08:57 by Local Press Report COCHABAMBA Fresh Plaza According to estimates from the Agricultural Chamber of Cochabamba (CAC), the gross value of this year's production can decrease by 30 to 35% because of the drought, hailstorms, and fros ...

    Local Press Report - 05/12/2016 - 08:58

  3. Informal Water Vendors Can Provide Safe, Affordable Water Services: Study

    17 Dec 2015- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHOENIX, AZ, United States In areas of the world that lack piped water supply, informal vendors can offer a way provide safe, affordable water, according to a new study from the Arizona State University and th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/17/2015 - 10:14

  4. Bolivia Conference to Give the Poor a Platform on Climate Change

    9 Oct 2015- 08:44 by Local Press Report COCHABAMBA teleSUR Presidents and foreign dignitaries from around the world are heading to the Bolivian city of Cochabamba this weekend for the second World People's Conference on Climate Change where, unlike t ...

    Local Press Report - 10/09/2015 - 08:44

  5. 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 develo ...

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

  6. Bolivia Restricts Irrigation Supply From La Angostura Dam

    20 May 2015- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COCHABAMBA, Bolivia Supply of irrigation water from La Angostura, the main dam supplying te city of Cochabamba, will be restricted due to low levels of stored water. General Manager of La Angostura Manuel Roch ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2015 - 11:04

  7. Report Cites New Cases of Corporate Abuse 15 Years After Cochabamba Water Revolt

    28 Apr 2015- 09:56 by Local Press Report COCHABAMBA Upside Down World Fifteen years ago this month the people of Cochabamba, Bolivia were victorious in their now-famous showdown with one of the most powerful multinational corporations in the world, in wha ...

    Local Press Report - 04/28/2015 - 09:56

  8. Marking the 15th Anniversary of the Cochabamba Water War

    24 Apr 2015- 09:02 by Local Press Report COCHABAMBA Narco News This April is the 15th anniversary of the Cochabamba Water War. It was an epic chapter in Bolivian history, where a unted people caused the expulsion of a powerful transnational corporation th ...

    Local Press Report - 04/24/2015 - 09:02

  9. Bolivia’s Misicuni Project Moves Forward, But Will Need to Be Expanded by 2020

    18 Nov 2014- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COCHABAMBA, Bolivia Bolivia’s Misicuni Company last week awarded four new contracts for the $128 million USD Misicuni Dam and multipurpose water project in the Cochabamba region. After a year of delays and the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2014 - 10:20

  10. Cochabamba Still Has Not Completed Networks to Connect to Misicuni Project

    28 Aug 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COCHABAMBA, Bolivia A number of municipalities in Bolivia’s Cochabamba region have still not completed studies on constructing water networks to connect them to the Misicuni Dam and multipurpose water project. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/28/2014 - 10:18

  11. With Contract Signing, Work to Restart on Bolivia’s Misicuni Project

    22 Aug 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COCHABAMBA, Bolivia Work is being restarted on Bolivia’s $128 million USD Misicuni dam and multipurpose water project in the Cochabamba region despite unresolved financial issues with CHM (Consorcio Hidroeléct ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/22/2014 - 10:01

  12. Work on Bolivia’s Misicuni Project to Resume Next Month

    30 Jul 2014- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COCHABAMBA, Bolivia Work will resume next month on the Misicuni dam and multipurpose water project in Bolivia’s Cochabamba region. Local media reported last week that China CAMC EngineeringCo., Ltd. will carry ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/30/2014 - 10:34

  13. Bolivia’s Misicuni Company Invites Bids for $65 Million Worth of Contracts

    20 May 2014- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LA PAZ, Bolivia Bolivia’s Misicuni Company last week invited tenders for four works packages, worth a total of $64.5 million USD, to complete its dam and multipurpose water project in the Cochabamba region. Th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2014 - 16:27

  14. Fourteen Years After “Water War” Cochabamba Still Grapples With Water Access

    24 Apr 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COCHABAMBA, Bolivia Fourteen years after a series of massive protests known as the "Cochabamba Water War," two-thirds of residents in the southern area of that city still lack access to water, accord ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/24/2014 - 10:11

  15. Bolivia Needs Another $32.5 Million to Complete Misicuni Project

    21 Mar 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COCHABAMBA, Bolivia It will take an additional $32.5 million USD to complete work on the Misicuni multipurpose water project in Bolivia’s Cochabamba region, according to local media reports. Work at the projec ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/21/2014 - 10:12

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