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  • 29 Oct 2018- 12:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PASIGHAT, India Students in India's northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh held a protest rally October 24 to demand a water treaty with China in response to recent geological river disasters in China which threatened flooding of downstream
  • 2 Oct 2018- 12:00 by Local Press Report BUBADA Daily News Acacia's Bulyanhulu Mining has started to implement a $2.0 Million USD joint water project that draws water from Lake Victoria to the villages surrounding the mine. Bulyanhulu Mining Communication Specialist Mary Lupamba said the
  • 6 Oct 2014- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on October 6th announced a five-year project that will use satellite imagery to combat flooding and other
  • The final stages of a $50 million USD infrastructure project to bring piped water, power and transport to Uganda’s Bugala island are to begin construction this April, the Ugandan project operator has announced.
  • Uganda is moving ahead with the controversial 250-megawatt Bujagali Dam on the Victoria Nile River near Jinja.
  • 29 Jun 2012- 09:20 by Local Press Report JERUSALEM Ynetnews.com Water and Energy Minister Uzi Landau said that Israel will get through its water crisis in the upclong decade. Speaking at the third annual convention for green economy, Landau said "water is an expensive commodity in our area,
  • 8 Nov 2011- 12:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya Mining activities and industrialization have worsened the problem of mercury pollution in Africa’s watercourses, exposing the population to serious public health hazards. Delegates from governments and multilateral institutions met at the
  • Uganda has short-listed five companies to bid for the contract to build Sub-Saharan Africa’s first large-scale wastewater treatment plant at Nakivubo, in the capital city of Kampala.
  • 22 Sep 2008- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Assam Governor Shiv Charan Mathur on September 16 suggested creation of a mega national grid for diverting water of the Brahmaputra River through a pipeline to supply other water-deficient Indian states. Mathur's proposal was made
  • 22 Oct 2007- 21:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India — India and China, already involved in a long-standing boundary dispute, could become embroiled in a row over water if China goes ahead with a major dam project. The 2,906-kilometer-long Brahmaputra River, known in China as the Tsangpo,
  • 8 Oct 2007- 10:09 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV, Israel Jerusalem Post (Israel)/Jordan Times — Israel's Environment Ministry is denying reports from environmentalists that Israeli beaches have high levels of pollution. Rani Amir, director of the Environmental Protection Ministry's marine
  • 10 Sep 2007- 23:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent dhaka, Bangladesh — The Indian government is preparing to seek international funds for a river-linking project to divert vast quantities of water from three major transboundary river systems, despite widespread concern over the effects on the ecology
  • 5 Feb 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Southern Africa's otherwise adequate water supplies from aquifers and rivers are being threatened by rising pollution levels from industrial wastewater discharges. The problem is especially acute in countries such as