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  • 16 Dec 2009- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHILE, SANTIAGO The Chilean branch of Spanish water group Aguas de Barcelona (Agbar) is expected to present an environmental impact assessment to region Ill's environmental authority for the construction of a desalination plant. Agbar plans to
  • 16 Dec 2009- 15:02 by Local Press Report CHILE, COPENHAGEN Caritas International Bishops from the Patagonia region in Chile and Argentina are calling for a "World Water Plan" and for more efficient management of natural reThey wrote a letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon ahead of
  • 16 Dec 2009- 15:02 by Local Press Report Colombia, BOGOTA Colombia Reports Colombia last week temporarily suspended hydroelectricity sales to Ecuador to avoid having to ration water. Minister for Energy and Mining Hernan Martinez said reservoir levels are at 68 percent capacity, but they could drop
  • 16 Dec 2009- 15:02 by Local Press Report OSLO, Norway Financial Times The $457 billion USD Norwegian Government Pension Fund is increasing efforts to mitigate water management risks in its investment portfolio. Fund managers Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) will be lead sponsor of the CDP
  • 16 Dec 2009- 15:02 by Local Press Report PERU, LIMA Dow Jones Minera Chinalco Peru SA could begin delayed water treatment plant operations in the middle of next year. The move comes after pipeline rights were advanced by the government. Operations at the plant were stalled earlier this year when
  • 16 Dec 2009- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, CA, SAN DIEGO The global water sector will remain a safe investment choice during 2010 amid the financial turmoil around the world, and even in years beyond, according to US-based investment management firm Summit Global Management. The
  • 16 Dec 2009- 13:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, CA, SAN DIEGO The global water sector will remain a safe investment choice during 2010 amid the financial turmoil around the world, and even in years beyond, according to US-based investment management firm Summit Global Management. The
  • 16 Dec 2009- 13:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAKU, Azerbaijan T he level of the Caspian Sea could rise by 70 to 80 centimeters by 2020, officials said, which in turn could result in flooding oil wells, affecting water supplies in the region. The Ministry of Ecology and Water Resources of
  • 16 Dec 2009- 13:49 by Local Press Report OSLO, Norway Financial Times The $457 billion USD Norwegian Government Pension Fund is increasing efforts to mitigate water management risks in its investment portfolio. Fund managers Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) will be lead sponsor of the CDP
  • 16 Dec 2009- 13:49 by Local Press Report BUCHAREST, Romania AGERPRES (Romania) Romania's interim government met this week to approve a list of three investment objectives and technical economic indicators for a project for "Integrated system of rehabilitation of water supply and sewage,
  • 14 Dec 2009- 19:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, CA, SAN DIEGO The global water sector will remain a safe investment choice during 2010 amid the financial turmoil around the world, and even in years beyond, according to US-based investment management firm Summit Global Management. The
  • 14 Dec 2009- 19:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam Participants at the development cooperation forum Mekong 2009 highlighted future cooperation in enhancing the use of water and land resources, tapping the potential of hydropower, increasing waterway transportation, improving
  • 14 Dec 2009- 19:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Citing the enormous costs, the Indian government scrapped a project to inter-link major rivers, which was seen as a means to control frequent floods and droughts in different parts of the country each year. Federal Water Resources
  • 14 Dec 2009- 19:59 by Local Press Report OSLO, Norway Financial Times The $457 billion USD Norwegian Government Pension Fund is increasing efforts to mitigate water management risks in its investment portfolio. Fund managers Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) will be lead sponsor of the CDP
  • 14 Dec 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya A s Nairobi grapples with a cholera outbreak, licensed water service providers are coming under fire amid allegations that some of them have been supplying contaminated water. Cholera infections have surged recently in informal

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