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  1. Saudi Adsorption Desal and Cooling Facility Opens

    21 Sep 2016- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia The world’s first and largest seawater desalination and cooling plant has opened near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Adsorption Desalination and Cooling (ADC) will be used commercially in Saudi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/21/2016 - 11:34

  2. Portuguese Firm Wins $52 Million Worth of Water Supply, Sanitation Contracts in Zambia

    25 Feb 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia Portugal-based Elevolution Contractors has won two contracts, worth a total of $52 million USD, to improve water supply and sanitation in Lusaka’s Mtendere and Kamanga townships. The projects ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/25/2016 - 10:05

  3. Many Water Sources Threatened Due to Declining Snowmelt: Study

    12 Nov 2015- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PALISADES, NY, United States Due to the effects of global warming, many regions worldwide that depend on snowmelt to feed water sources are at risk of future shortages, according to a new study led by ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/12/2015 - 10:42

  4. 5+5 Dialogue Adopts Common Strategy for Water

    1 Apr 2015- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALGIERS, Algeria The 10-member Western Mediterranean Forum, commonly referred to as the "5+5 Dialogue," this week adopted a common strategy on water, emphasizing the need for an integrated management ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2015 - 10:33

  5. World Water Congress: Manuel Branco Looks Forward to Scotland

    11 Mar 2015- 10:00 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 Manuel ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/11/2015 - 10:00

  6. Latin American Climate Change Ministers to Meet Ahead of COP 20

    27 Nov 2013- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland Spanish Agriculture, Food and Environment Minister Arias Cañete has called for a meeting of Latin American climate change ministers to coordinate ahead of future climate change meetings in Lima ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/27/2013 - 12:00

  7. China’s Three Gorges, Portugal’s EDP Invest $2 Billion in African Dams

    15 Nov 2013- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HONG KONG The China Three Gorges Corporation and major European Electricity operator Energias de Portugal (EDP) this week announced plans to jointly invest $2 billion USD in Africa by 2020. Most of the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/15/2013 - 10:12

  8. European Companies Look to Make Water, Sewer Systems Smarter

    Despite the deepening economic problems in Europe, companies there are moving ahead with water technologies that hold promise for delivering efficiency in water-stressed regions. In some cases, water utilities are also turning their high-pressure pipeline ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/05/2012 - 09:28

  9. International Rotary Announces Fifth World Water Summit

    4 Dec 2012- 08:42 by Local Press Report LISBON wasrag Water and Sanitation Rotarian Action Group (Wasrag) is pleased to announce the World Water Summit V will be held in Lisbon, Portugal on Friday June 21, 2013, where experts from the world community will ...

    Local Press Report - 12/04/2012 - 09:59

  10. St. Petersburg Water Company Seen as Model for Rest of Russia

    The Vodokanal (water company) of St. Petersburg is on course to treat 98 percent of the Russian city's sewage by 2015, and has exceeded expectations in reducing per capita water use, making it a potential model for a country stuck with Soviet-era ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/03/2012 - 09:50

  11. Portuguese Investors Interested in Peruvian Sanitation Infrastructure

    20 Nov 2012- 10:32 by Local Press Report LIMA Andina Entrepreneurs from Portugal are interested in investing in Peru in sectors such as hotel industry, sanitation infrastructure and telecommunications, said Portuguese Ambassador to Lima Nuno de Bessa ...

    Local Press Report - 11/20/2012 - 10:32

  12. Ibero-American Federation to Discuss Water, Sanitation Threats to Children

    The Ibero-American Federation of Ombudsmen (FIO) will discuss issues affecting children in the region, including lack of drinking water and sanitation, and seek solutions to them during its meeting in Costa Rica this week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/24/2012 - 09:58

  13. EU Wants Stronger Global Water Role

    The European Union's forthcoming water blueprint is likely to put new emphasis on international cooperation, including helping to achieve the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015, a top diplomat told OOSKAnews this week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/21/2012 - 11:02

  14. UK to Sign UN Watercourses Convention

    The United Kingdom last week announced plans to sign onto the UN Watercourses Convention, bringing the agreement one step closer to ratification by the country. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:35

  15. EU Fines Water Management Cartel $16 Million USD

    27 Jun 2012- 09:03 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS Europe Online Magazine The European Union on Wednesday slapped more than $16 million USD in fines on two producers of water management products, accusing them of running a cartel in Germany that one of ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2013 - 17:47

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