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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.
  • 22 Sep 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Israel-based water purification company BioPetroClean (BPC) has raised $5 million USD in its latest round of funding for its biological-based technology for cleaning contaminated wastewater. This brings the total investment of 21
  • 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
  • 16 Jun 2008- 14:47 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Jerusalem Post (Israel) The Standards Institution of Israel is hosting an international conference this week to discuss the security of water utilities from the threats of terrorism and natural disasters. The "Crisis Management of Water
  • 26 May 2008- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel — The Chinese State Environmental Protection Agency has placed an order for drinking water pollution testing kits with CheckList, a subsidiary of Israel-based Whitewater Technology Group. The kits will be used by the Chinese to detect
  • 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
  • 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