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  1. More Water Disputes At India's Northern Border

    30 Jun 2020- 11:11 by Staff- Water Diplomat THIMPHU, Bhutan The government of Bhutan has firmly denied media reports that it had deliberately blocked the supply of water along an irrigation canal into the northen province of Assam, India, amid suggestions ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:20

  2. India, Bhutan Sign Hydropower Agreement

    23 Apr 2014- 10:22 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Deccan Herald India and Bhutan on Tuesday signed an agreement for construction of four more hydroelectric projects (HEP) by joint ventures of the public sector undertakings of the two countries. The four ...

    Local Press Report - 04/23/2014 - 10:22

  3. Bhutan Plans to Drastically Increase Hydropower Output by 2020

    9 Jul 2013- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent THIMPHU, Bhutan The small Himalayan nation of Bhutan, which is already generating enough electricity to supply almost every citizen with power as well as exporting it to neighboring India, plans to have hydropo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/12/2013 - 09:39

  4. Four Himalayan Countries Sign Climate Change Adaptation Agreement

    29 Nov 2011- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BHUTAN, THIMPHU Four South Asian Himalayan countries-- India, Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh-- have signed a regional pact on climate change adaptation and a declaration that seeks wide-ranging collaboration on ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:35

  5. Thimphu Faces Water Crisis

    5 Jul 2011- 12:34 by Local Press Report THIMPHU Kuensel Online (Bhutan) Taps have run dry across Thimphu, as monsoon rains have not yet arrived in Bhutan. City officials said the water at the two treatment plants is not enough to meet the needs of the pop ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:53

  6. Access to Clean Water at Schools Improving

    31 Jan 2011- 00:00 by Local Press Report THIMPHU Kuensel Online (Bhutan) Some 290 schools out of 576 schools in Bhutan have sufficient water supply systems, regardless of the availability of taps, according to the country’s annual education report for 201 ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 15:15

  7. Bhutan Puts Revised Water, Sewerage Charges into Effect

    28 Jun 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BHUTAN, THIMPHU CITY Water and sewerage prices in Thimphu City, capital of Bhutan, are expected to rise slightly in July in an effort to cover an increase in maintenance costs, according to municipal governmen ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 08:00

  8. SAARC Statement Calls for Regional Management of Water Resources

    24 May 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BHUTAN, THIMPHU The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) proposed managing the water resources regionally as part of the "Thimphu Statement on Climate" released in the capital of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/20/2011 - 10:45

  9. New Water Supply Completed in Pemagatshel

    31 Aug 2009- 20:58 by Local Press Report BHUTAN, THIMPHU Kuensel Online (Bhutan) A new water supply system has been completed for a monastery in Pemagatshel. The system includes two storage tanks, two water pumps and over 550 meters of pipeline to bring d ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 10:00

  10. Only 35 Percent of Rural Supply Systems Functioning

    6 Oct 2008- 20:58 by Local Press Report BHUTAN, THIMPHU Kuensel (Brunei) Only about 35 percent of rural water supply systems are functioning without problems, according to a new survey by the Health Ministry. The findings are in contrast to government fig ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 11:00

  11. Delayed Gelephu Sewage System Breeds Mosquitos

    28 Jul 2008- 20:57 by Local Press Report BHUTAN, THIMPHU Kuensel Online (Bhtutan) The yet-to-be-completed modern sewerage system in Gelephu has become a breeding ground for mosquitos. Construction of the sewerage system started two years ago. It was suppo ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 05:00

  12. Bhutan: Thimphu Hit by Summer Shortages

    26 May 2008- 22:29 by Local Press Report BHUTAN, THIMPHU Kuensel (Bhutan) — The water supply in Thimphu in growing more scarce as summer approaches, due to a decrease in water supply from the source and a high number of construction activities. "As l ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 14:00