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  • 15 Jan 2019- 11:27 by Local Press Report SERENJE Lusaka Times A consortium of six commercial farmers in Serenje District of Central Province have come together under the umbrella name Luombwa Irrigation Company to construct a dam at a cost of US $12-million. Central Province Permanent Secretary (PS
  • 15 Jan 2019- 11:27 by Local Press Report OUAGODOUGOU Afrik21 The Burkina Faso government has signed an €8 million loan agreement with Belgium. The money will be used to finance the Project to build 27 drinking water supply systems (WSS) in the Central East region. Access Development Aid Scarcity
  • 15 Jan 2019- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAMILTON, Canada A new United Nations report calls into question the advisability of relying on desalination because of the high levels of brine produced. According to a new report from the United Nations University, there are 16,000 desalination plants
  • 15 Jan 2019- 07:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Sydney, Australia The Australian state of New South Wales will mechanically pump oxygen into lakes and rivers after recent masss fish deaths caused by drought in the region, it was announced January 15. Record high temperatures in the western part of
  • 15 Jan 2019- 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA New research utilizing spatial modelling examines an unusual theory about the stone heads (moai) on Easter Island (Rapa Nui), Chile. The island has no above ground streams or rivers; could the size and location of the moai indicate the
  • 15 Jan 2019- 07:14 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Tehran Times Over the past few years Iran has faced recurrent drought spells and low precipitation and the value of water has become more tangible, according to Parvin Farshchi deputy director of the DOE for marine affairs on Saturday. She further
  • 15 Jan 2019- 07:13 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH The Phnom Penh Post Some $190 million will be spent to construct filtration stations in Preah Sihanouk province to address the problem of dirty water flowing into the sea. However, the director-general of public works at the Ministry of Public
  • 15 Jan 2019- 07:12 by Local Press Report HARARE Newsdze Zimbabwe Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, could run out of water by 2045 as the city's main water reservoir a serious situation threat, said a professor of environmental studies at the University of Zimbabwe Christopher Magadza. With
  • 13 Jan 2019- 07:38 by Local Press Report KAMPALA The Independent A looming water shortage threatens cholera response activities at Naguru Hospital. Administrators at the health facility have said that they do not have enough water to run the facility beyond the next 12 hours following a crisis that
  • 13 Jan 2019- 07:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China Vice Premier Hu Chunhua has called for increased construction of farmland water conservancy projects in a renewed emphasis on water conservation. The Chinese government views such projects as key to safeguarding food security,
  • 15 Jan 2019- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Three water workers in Donetsk, Ukraine, were injured by gunfire January 10, bringing the total to eleven in the past nine months. The UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Ukraine, Osnat Lubrani condemned the attack on workers of
  • 13 Jan 2019- 07:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France Insurance giant Swiss Re has announced a new index-based product to protect companies from the financial impact of high or low river water levels. The insurance will cover lost revenues due to business interruption or increased cost due to
  • 11 Jan 2019- 08:50 by Local Press Report HYDERABAD Times of India The water crisis problem in the city has emboldened water tanker operators to exploit groundwater resources illegally. The bund area of Ibrahim Cheruvu located adjacent to the Neknampur Lake has become a hotbed of illegal activities
  • 9 Jan 2019- 07:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUETTA, Pakistan The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Provincial Government of Balochistan, Pakistan have signed project agreement of a $107 Million USD loan and grants to improve irrigation infrastructure and water resource management in Balochistan
  • 7 Jan 2019- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New analysis of water in the world's largest fossil water aquifer system has revealed elevated levels of radium. Research into the Nubian aquifer at the eastern end of the Sahara desert, follows on from research in a

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