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  • 19 Dec 2011- 22:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUJUMBURA, Burundi Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza is urging investors and riparian countries in the Lake Tanganyika Basin to take advantage of the area’s huge water potential to heighten industrial development. Addressing the 1st EAC (East
  • 31 Oct 2011- 21:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, BOSTON, MA Global water supply issues are creating risks for both companies and their investors, according to a new report and water risk tool released in late October by Ceres, a coalition of investors, environmental organizations and
  • 3 Oct 2011- 16:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, MA, TOPSFIELD The International Desalination Association (IDA) on September 22 announced that Dr. Corrado Sommariva, Managing Director of ILF Consulting Engineers Middle East, will serve as the organization’s new president for the period
  • 27 Sep 2011- 08:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Bangladesh, expected by many to be among the nations most severely affected by climate change, can look forward to an increase in freshwater shortages in the future, according to Ali Riaz, professor and chair of the
  • 26 Sep 2011- 23:45 by Local Press Report PALEMBANG The CSR Digest International food producer and marketer Cargill has officially handed over a water treatment plant to the South Sumatra government. The move is part of Cargill’s effort to support the Indonesian government’s hosting of the 26th
  • 26 Sep 2011- 21:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Iraq, BAGHDAD Dutch water companies are looking at investing in water infrastructure projects in Iraq. A delegation of seven Dutch companies on a visit to Iraq said it was eying projects that involve construction and maintenance of irrigation channels,
  • 20 Sep 2011- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Indonesia, JAKARTA A consumer protection agency said that water providers should compensate Jakartans hit by a water shortage after the recent collapse of a dam that cut off water supply to clients. Tulus Abadi of the Indonesian Consumers Protection
  • 12 Sep 2011- 18:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ny, united states, NEW YORK CITY The hot and dry conditions that El Niño weather phenomenon brings to tropical nations can double the risk of conflicts, with 50 of 250 conflicts between 1950 and 2004 triggered by effects of this climate cycle, according
  • 2 Aug 2011- 09:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ny, united states, NEW YORK CITY  A new real-time water quality tester developed by Water Canary will help “prevent an isolated water hazard from turning into a full blown disaster,” Water Canary CEO Sonaar Luthra told OOSKAnews on July 25. “Water Canary
  • 28 Jul 2011- 09:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ny, united states, NEW YORK CITY  A new real-time water quality tester developed by Water Canary will help “prevent an isolated water hazard from turning into a full blown disaster,” Water Canary CEO Sonaar Luthra told OOSKAnews on July 25. “Water
  • 9 Jun 2011- 15:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Canada, QUEBEC CITY “International water leadership is virtually nonexistent,” the InterAction Council of Former Heads of State and Government said in a statement issued following the group’s annual meeting in Canada at the end of May. As a result, the
  • 7 Jun 2011- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Canada, QUEBEC CITY “International water leadership is virtually nonexistent,” the InterAction Council of Former Heads of State and Government said in a statement issued following the group’s annual meeting in Canada at the end of May. As a result, the
  • 6 Jun 2011- 14:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Canada, QUEBEC CITY “International water leadership is virtually nonexistent,” the InterAction Council of Former Heads of State and Government said in a statement issued following the group’s annual meeting in Canada at the end of May. As a result, the
  • 24 May 2011- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, VA, ARLINGTON The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) earlier this month awarded its Engineering, Quality Assurance and Logistical Support Program (EQUALS) contract for Afghanistan to NGO International Relief &

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