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  • 4 Jun 2020- 05:08 by Local Press Report JAKARTA The Jakarta Post The government aims to provide additional clean water access for 3.9 million residents in the dense Greater Jakarta region by 2023 by developing the Ir. H. Djuanda drinking water system (SPAM) in Purwakarta, West Java. The water
  • 28 Apr 2020- 07:06 by Staff- Water Diplomat BUZAU, Romania The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has approved $21.5 Million USD financing for water and wastewater infrastructure improvement in Buzau County, in southeastern Romania. The new financing to the regional utility SC
  • 26 Mar 2020- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has approved a $1.5 Billion USD funding package for large European infrastructure projects including flood safety and sustainable water management projects. The investment aims to boost economies of seven Member
  • 12 Mar 2020- 14:42 by Staff- Water Diplomat Jakarta, Indonesia The President of Indonesia confirmed this week that the country’s new capital will be located on high ground in East Kalimantan Province, Borneo. The current coastal capital, Jakarta (pop. 30 million) is unsustainable due to increasing
  • 28 Feb 2020- 09:50 by Local Press Report JAKARTA New Straits Times Clean toilets and adequate water supply are key to ensuring Indonesia meets the proper standards to support the tourism sector. The country needs to raise health and hygiene standards, particularly at tourist attractions, where
  • 28 Jan 2020- 08:48 by Staff- Water Diplomat LONDON, United Kingdom Achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) by 2030 is a challenge but represents huge investment opportunity for the private sector through 2030, according to a new report from Standard Chartered Bank. The
  • 14 Jan 2020- 08:35 by Staff- Water Diplomat JAKARTA, Indonesia The combination of the heaviest rainfall in years, and being the fastest sinking city in the world, has proven a deadly combination for Indonesia’s capital Jakarta, as flooding has claimed at least 67 victims since 31 December. 173,000
  • 9 Dec 2019- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), as a co-financier under the European Union Large Infrastructure Operational Program (LIOP), has committed to lend approximately $14 Million USD to Romanian utility Apa
  • 20 Oct 2019- 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JAKARTA, Indonesia The government of Indonesia has appointed international management consultancy McKinsey & Company to prepare a feasibility study regarding the country's plan to relocate the capital from currently-sinking Jakarta to Borneo.
  • 22 Sep 2019- 01:00 by OOSKAnews Info EDINBURGH, Scotland "Scotland: the Hydro Nation" laid its 2019 Annual Report  with the Scottish Parliament 19 September, recording the development of Scotland’s policy agenda and reports on progress of the Hydro Nation initiative. Introducing the
  • 9 Sep 2019- 11:30 by OOSKAnews Info CLUJ, Romania The European Union’s Cohesion Fund has invested $304 Million USD to improve water treatment facilities in the city of Cluj and county of Sălaj in north-western Romania. The project includes network upgrades with the construction of almost 1,550 km
  • 30 Jul 2019- 07:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JAKARTA, Indonesia Indonesia President Joko Widodo has put his weight behind plans to build a giant $42 Billion USD sea wall to protect the nation's capital Jakarta from sinking even further into the sea. Facing predictions that Jakarta (population
  • 8 Jul 2019- 10:55 by Local Press Report CIBINONG The Jakarta Post The Bogor regency administration (West Java) has taken measures for the possibility of crop failures during this year's dry season. According to Bogor Regent Ade Yasin, most droughts happened in the east of Bogor regency, such
  • 5 May 2019- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEWARK DE, United States Tapping into water found in the continental shelf beneath oceans for oil recovery could lead to adverse impacts onshore, according to new research. The research by scientists from the University of Delaware, US and Sun-Yat Sen
  • 20 Feb 2019- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A new $180 Million USD Global Environment Facility (GEF) program, supported by United Nations (UN) agencies is designed to cut harmful mercury emissions, associated with gold mining, to water and the environment, and improve

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