Disasters

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  • 22 Nov 2016- 08:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PUNO, Peru The Peruvian government will make a decision on the viability of an initiative to build 10 wastewater treatment plants around Lake Titicaca by December 29th, according to the Ministry of House, Construction and Sanitation. “In the three
  • 10 Aug 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PUNO, Peru Peru’s new Minister of Housing, Construction and Sanitation, Edmer Trujillo, this week reassured residents in the country’s Puno region that the administration of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski will move forward with plans to build a
  • 4 Aug 2016- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LA PAZ, Bolivia Some 132,740 families in 131 municipalities in Bolivia are currently affected by drought, the country's Vice Ministry of Civil Defense reported this week. One hundred six municipalities have already declared a state of emergency due
  • 24 Jun 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ACORA, Peru Peruvian President Ollanta Humala has declared the Lake Titicaca Water Treatment Plant to be a project of “national interest” in order to ensure that it is completed by the next presidential administration. "In order to ensure project&
  • 20 May 2016- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peru has launched a new $437 million USD project to clean up Lake Titicaca by building wastewater treatment plants in the Ayaviri, Azángaro, Desaguadero, Huancane, Ilave, Juliaca, Juli, Puno and Yunguyo districts. These regions produce the
  • 11 Jan 2016- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LA PAZ, Bolivia The governments of Bolivia and Peru last week signed a 10-year, $500 million USD plan to restore Lake Titicaca.  Bolivian Minister of Environment and Water Alexandra Moreira and her Peruvian counterpart, Manuel Pulgar, signed the
  • 22 Dec 2015- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ORURO, Bolivia The government Bolivia’s Oruro Province on December 19th declared the drying of Lake Poopo-- the second largest in the country after Lake Titicaca-- a natural disaster. Oruro Governor Victor Hugo Vasquez’s natural disaster declaration is
  • 25 Jun 2015- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PUNO, Peru Peruvian President Ollanta Humala said this week that his government would invest $477 million USD for construction of 10 sewage treatment plants as part of its effort to clean up Lake Titicaca. "We are working on Puno's great dream
  • 28 May 2015- 11:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LA PAZ, Bolivia A government initiative to clean up a number of key tributaries that flow into Lake Titicaca in western Bolivia kicked off on May 23rd, with participants collecting some four tons of solid waste, authorities said.  Over 1,400 volunteers
  • 15 May 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru New water treatment plants to decontaminate Lake Titicaca in southeast Peru are expected to come online in 2017, the country’s Ministry of Housing, Construction and Sanitation said last week. Federal authorities are planning to spend around
  • 16 Jan 2015- 10:42 by Local Press Report LIMA Peru This Week Peruvian and Bolivian authorities have agreed to work together to target the poor condition of Lake Titicaca, after a meeting was held in La Paz, Bolivia. At the meeting the two countries examined the Integrated Water Resources Management
  • 18 Jun 2014- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peru’s National Water Authority (ANA) is working to accelerate final approval of a new national law on water resources. The new law would give ANA greater control over the management and direction of the National Water Strategy. It would
  • 20 May 2014- 09:45 by Local Press Report LIMA Bloomberg Grana y Montero SA is seeking Peru’s backing for a $150 million sewage-treatment project to reduce pollution that is tainting waters in the world’s highest navigable lake, the state news agency Andina reported. The biggest construction company
  • 20 Dec 2013- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN BATOR, Mongolia Mongolia has taken steps to join the Global Water Partnership (GWP), an international network that works to foster integrated water resources management. The Mongolian Water Partnership late last week decided it would formally apply
  • 22 Oct 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peru’s National Authority of Water (ANA) has started activities aimed at recovery of Lake Titicaca. A team of ANA specialists will conduct the first integral water quality monitoring of Lake Titicaca. The group will sample the water from the

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