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  1. Hurricanes Aggravate Economic Crisis In Central America; Migration Expected To Rise; Waterborne Disease Risk

    11 Dec 2020- 07:48 by Staff- Water Diplomat SAN JOSE, Costa Rica Back-to-back tropical storms in Honduras, Guatemela, Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Costa Rica in recent weeks, have caused widespread destruction of crops and homes, precipitating the need for ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  2. Water, Sanitation, Health Issues In Conflicts Must Be Addressed

    7 Apr 2019- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica At the Sanitation and Water for All Sectors Ministers’ Meeting in Costa Rica this week, Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of UNICEF, set out an ambitious goal to bring safe access to water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2019 - 08:20

  3. Costa Rica to Evaluate Aquifer Resources and Climate Change Impacts

    26 Mar 2018- 07:00 by Local Press Report SAN JOSE The Costa Rica Star Costa Rica will evaluate its aquifers to minimize the future impacts of climate change and droughts and evaluate the availability of water through an alliance between the Ministry of En ...

    Local Press Report - 03/26/2018 - 07:00

  4. Beer: New Zealand Water Problems, “Water Positive” Beer, Heineken Helps Out New York and More

    18 Aug 2017- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Info Warrenton VA, United States Citizens of Dunedin, New Zealand face days of disrupted water supplies this week following the August 14th discovery that “raw” untreated water has been entering the drinking supply (New Zea ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 08/18/2017 - 10:35

  5. Water Positive Beer?

    10 Aug 2017- 06:17 by Local Press Report HEREDIA Uproxx Costa Rican-based Imperial Cerveza has begun distribution of the world’s first ever “water positive” beer. Specifically, Imperial overhauled its production, manufacturing, distribution, packaging, an ...

    Local Press Report - 08/10/2017 - 06:17

  6. EU Increases Bond with Costa Rica

    20 Jul 2017- 10:07 by Local Press Report SAN JOSE The Costa Rican Times The European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development (ICD), Neven Mimica, will meet with President Luis Guillermo Solis to discuss a variety of issues, such as gove ...

    Local Press Report - 07/20/2017 - 10:07

  7. Lack of Infrastructure to Blame for Guanacaste Water Crisis: AyA Chief

    17 Oct 2016- 07:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica Water problems in Costa Rica’s Guanacaste Province are the result of a lack of infrastructure, not a lack of water per se, according to Yamileth Astorga, head of the country's Water a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/17/2016 - 07:18

  8. Costa Rica Desal Plant Ready in December

    13 Oct 2016- 09:17 by Local Press Report PLAYA HERMOSA The Voice of Guanacaste Officials from the Costa Rican Water and Sewer Institute, or AyA, have promised to install a well desalination plant that would begin operating in December. Before that happens ...

    Local Press Report - 10/13/2016 - 09:17

  9. Costa Rica Aquifer Vulnerable

    11 Oct 2016- 07:13 by Local Press Report GUANACASTE The Voice of Guanacaste Despite 15 years of warnings and recommendations from specialists and residents to avert a crisis, this year has witnessed what all hydrogeologists have feared in their studies on ...

    Local Press Report - 10/11/2016 - 07:13

  10. San Jose Residents Urged Not to Use Drinking Water for Post-Volcanic Eruption Clean-Up

    3 Oct 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica Costa Rica’s Institute of Aqueducts and Sewers (AyA) has warned residents of the San Jose metropolitan region to avoid using potable water to clean up after the recent eruptions of the Turr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/03/2016 - 09:59

  11. Guanacaste, Costa Rica Hotels Pay $120K USD /Month on Water

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report GUANACASTE Costa Rica Star News Hotels in Guanacaste, Costa Rica’s northern Pacific province, report spending an average of US$120,000 per month to provide drinking water to their guests. Business leaders, who say ...

    Local Press Report - 09/20/2016 - 08:39

  12. New Bill Would Require Environmental Assessments for All Water Use Concessions on Tempisque River

    8 Sep 2016- 08:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica A new bill before Costa Rica’s Legislative Assembly would require all companies with water use concessions on the Tempisque River to carry out environmental impact assessments or risk losin ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/08/2016 - 08:41

  13. Costa Rica Seeks to Recover Undervalued Wetlands

    6 Sep 2016- 06:44 by Local Press Report GUANACASTE Costa Rica Star News Costa Rica now seeks to preserve the beauty and improve the conservation of its wetlands, an ecosystem forever undervalued by the local population that considers them no more than bre ...

    Local Press Report - 09/06/2016 - 06:44

  14. Five Companies Eye Desalination Projects in Costa Rica

    25 Aug 2016- 10:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica Costa Rica’s National Environmental Technical Secretariat (SETENA) has received five environmental viability requests from companies that want permission to implement desalination projects ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/25/2016 - 10:54

  15. Costa Rica Unhappy With Nicaragua's Information-Sharing on Inter-Oceanic Canal

    19 Aug 2016- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica The Nicaraguan government has been accused of failing to release promised analyses of the Grand Inter-Oceanic Canal project, including Costa Rica’s request to share disaster plans. Costa R ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/19/2016 - 09:47