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  • 29 Sep 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for a three-pronged strategy to ensure that the poorest people in the developing world have access to clean water and basic sanitation within seven years. Addressing
  • 2 Jun 2008- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa South African utility Rand Water Services is looking to U.S. water system technology firms to bolster its distribution capacity in the country's growing industrial and urban centers. The U.S. Trade and Development Agency
  • 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
  • 7 Apr 2008- 23:41 by Local Press Report united states, ALBUQUERQUE, NM Sandia National Laboratories (United States)- More than half the countries in the world will face water shortages or stress by 2025, and up to three-quarters could face scarcity by 2050, according to a new report from the U. S.
  • 7 Apr 2008- 21:37 by Local Press Report united states, ALBUQUERQUE, NM Sandia National Laboratories (United States)- More than half the countries in the world will face water shortages or stress by 2025, and up to three-quarters could face scarcity by 2050, according to a new report from the U. S.
  • 7 Apr 2008- 10:09 by Local Press Report united states, ALBUQUERQUE, NM Sandia National Laboratories (United States)- More than half the countries in the world will face water shortages or stress by 2025, and up to three-quarters could face scarcity by 2050, according to a new report from the U. S.
  • 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.
  • 3 Sep 2007- 00:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, California, EXETER — Water sector contractor Waterman Industries has formed a joint venture with Toronto-based Bisan to increase sales in the Middle East. After a 2004 bankruptcy, Waterman has rebuilt itself to renew expansion in the
  • 20 Aug 2007- 11:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Sweden, STOCKHOLM- While progress has been made in addressing water issues, major investment is still needed to meet the Global Millennium Goals dealing with the sector, especially with extra pressure caused by climate change. That was how experts at
  • 13 Aug 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states, MONROVIA, Liberia — For the first time since the country's civil war ended in 1989, the Liberia Hydrological Service has received modern water quality testing equipment. The equipment from the United Nations Children&
  • 5 Feb 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON — Time and again when the media trumpet the arrival or development of new desalination projects the stories gloss over the actual cost of the water that is being produced. This is not necessarily bad reporting but because desalination costs are
  • 10 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TRIPOLI, LIBYA — Since Libya abandoned the club of rogue nations three years ago, its former adversaries have been competing for investment and influence in the petroleum-rich North African country. The move by erstwhile bad-boy Col. Muammar Qaddafi to

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