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  • 21 Oct 2008- 12:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GEORGETOWN, Guyana Two new water treatment plants cited for construction in the city of Georgetown, capital of Guyana, will be ready for use in April 2009, said the Chief Executive of Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) Karan Singh earlier this month.
  • 15 Sep 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALGIERS, Algeria A lgerian President Abdelaziz Boutefiika has ordered the Ministry of Hydraulic Resources to start three new water projects in the south and north parts of the country. Boutefiika said in a statement that the government is committed to
  • 21 Jul 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC A World Bank Report released on July 10 shows that China has largely ignored water infrastructure development in Africa despite investing heavily in hydropower generation, information communication technology (ICT) and railway construction
  • 14 Jul 2008- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc A World Bank Report released on July 10 shows that China has largely ignored water infrastructure development in Africa despite investing heavily in hydropower generation, information communication technology (ICT) and railway
  • 28 Apr 2008- 21:38 by Local Press Report washington, dc, united states U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey — Data collected by the U. S. Geological Survey could help identify new sources of water in Afghanistan. At an event in the U.S. capital this week, the agency presented
  • 20 Apr 2008- 22:47 by Local Press Report ALGIERS, Algeria El Khabar (Algeria) — Algerian Minister of Energy and Mining Chekib Khelil says he has drafted a new bill related to peaceful nuclear power use. The bill was to be submitted to the government and Parliament next week. Khelil noted that
  • 14 Apr 2008- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc- The World Bank is warning that overuse of water resources has put the countries of the Middle East and North Africa at risk of serious water shortages in the future. The bank says that if countries of the region do not act now, the
  • 31 Mar 2008- 23:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states — The World Bank last week announced an additional $15 million USD financing credit for Azerbaijan's Rural Investment Project, which aims to improve living standards and infrastructure services for rural communities.
  • 31 Mar 2008- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc — World Water Day events across the globe last weekend raised the specter of 1.1 billion people worldwide who lack access to safe drinking water, and called for more government and donor investment in water and sanitation provision. Wth
  • 6 Jan 2008- 23:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALGIERS, Algeria — German utility Gelsenwasser has won the $33.2 million USD contract from the Algerian government to provide drinking water services in the eastern part of the country. The contract, which will run for about five-and-a-half years, calls