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  • 18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH The Phnom Penh Post The government on Thursday issued a statement raising concerns of a drought, as El Nino threatens to cast a prolonged dry spell when it hits the Kingdom in April and May. Temperatures are forecast to soar up to 42 degrees
  • 18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Jacaranda FM Both the Organization for Outing Tax Abuse (OUTA) and the Water Shortage South Africa (WSSA) believe the failure by the Department of Water and Sanitation to establish a regulator could lead to a crisis. Outa’s Water and Environment
  • 18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report BERLIN Insurance Journal After a prolonged summer drought, the bustling traffic at one of the shallowest points on the Rhine ground to a halt for nearly a month late last year, choking off a critical transport artery. The impact damped Germany’s industrial
  • 18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Express Tribune Recharging our water aquifers is one way to help contend with our impending water crisis. Back in 2016, the Punjab government began a four-year project for recharging aquifers as part of its groundwater management and to develop
  • 18 Jan 2019- 09:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Former Pepsico CEO Indra Nooyi is being tipped for the Presidency of the World Bank Group (WBG). Officials of the administration of US President Donald J Trump, including his daughter and senior adviser Ivanka Trump, will
  • 18 Jan 2019- 08:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan Giant state-run Russian energy company Inter RAO Group has offered to invest $2 Billion USD in Pakistan water and power sector projects, including the Mohmand dam on the Swat River. Inter RAO Engineering is one of the largest Russian
  • 17 Jan 2019- 13:01 by Local Press Report OSOGBO Blueprint Billions of naira worth of water projects in Osun and Ogun states have failed to materialize or are in bad shape after being abandoned or poorly executed, according to investigation. The projects were awarded between 2012 and 2016 for over
  • 17 Jan 2019- 13:01 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN The Citizen A water shortage affecting several Western Cape municipalities has culminated in a political squabble between the governing Democratic Alliance (DA) and the opposition ANC. This after the provincial ANC accused the DA of failing to
  • 15 Jan 2019- 11:27 by Local Press Report SERENJE Lusaka Times A consortium of six commercial farmers in Serenje District of Central Province have come together under the umbrella name Luombwa Irrigation Company to construct a dam at a cost of US $12-million. Central Province Permanent Secretary (PS
  • 15 Jan 2019- 11:27 by Local Press Report OUAGODOUGOU Afrik21 The Burkina Faso government has signed an €8 million loan agreement with Belgium. The money will be used to finance the Project to build 27 drinking water supply systems (WSS) in the Central East region. Access Development Aid Scarcity
  • 15 Jan 2019- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAMILTON, Canada A new United Nations report calls into question the advisability of relying on desalination because of the high levels of brine produced. According to a new report from the United Nations University, there are 16,000 desalination plants
  • 15 Jan 2019- 07:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Sydney, Australia The Australian state of New South Wales will mechanically pump oxygen into lakes and rivers after recent masss fish deaths caused by drought in the region, it was announced January 15. Record high temperatures in the western part of
  • 15 Jan 2019- 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA New research utilizing spatial modelling examines an unusual theory about the stone heads (moai) on Easter Island (Rapa Nui), Chile. The island has no above ground streams or rivers; could the size and location of the moai indicate the
  • 15 Jan 2019- 07:14 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Tehran Times Over the past few years Iran has faced recurrent drought spells and low precipitation and the value of water has become more tangible, according to Parvin Farshchi deputy director of the DOE for marine affairs on Saturday. She further
  • 15 Jan 2019- 07:13 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH The Phnom Penh Post Some $190 million will be spent to construct filtration stations in Preah Sihanouk province to address the problem of dirty water flowing into the sea. However, the director-general of public works at the Ministry of Public

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