Disasters

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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.
  • 19 Oct 2008- 20:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent lusaKa, Zambia Zambia's largest copper mine, Lumwana, owned by Australian/ Canadian mining company Equinox Minerals, has announced that its water management system project will be fully operation by the end of the year. At that time the company
  • 6 Oct 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent lusaKa, Zambia The Nkana Water and Sewerage Company acknowledged last week that it is failing to supply water to its customers on a 24-hour basis because the company's water plant is unable to meet demand. Nkana Water and Sewerage Company Public
  • 22 Sep 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent lusaKa, Zambia Preliminary investigations have revealed that part of the Kafue River in Mazabuka, south of Lusaka, could be polluted. The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives has already warned people living along the river against consuming dying
  • 22 Sep 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent lusaKa, Zambia T he Copperbelt Environmental Program has completed the Mushishima water project, which will provide potable water supply to the community of Mushishima settlement. The project started in February this year and involved the laying of 3.5
  • 1 Sep 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent lusaKa, Zambia K, alulushi local authority is warning about piped water mixing with sewer water due to dilapidated infrastructure of the Nkana Water and Sewerage Company. Kalulushi City Council town clerk Maxwell Kabanda said last week that the broken
  • 4 Aug 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent lusaKa, Zambia The National Water Supply and Sanitation Council has decided to set up Water Watch Groups in the country to monitor the performance of water and sanitation service providers. The Water Watch Groups will also handle complaints from
  • 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
  • 30 Jun 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent lusaKa, Zambia T he Copperbelt Environmental project has approved phase 2 of the Kabwe community water supply project, worth over $1.2 million USD, which will improve water supply in the area. The first phase of the project was completed at a cost of $1
  • 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
  • 7 Apr 2008- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent lusaKa, Zambia — Zambian Minister of Local Government and Housing Silvia Masebo has revoked the license for Maamba Collieries mining company in order to stop the company from providing water services in Choma district, on the grounds that the company was
  • 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