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  • 28 Dec 2010- 16:11 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer The National Water Commission (NWC) is concerned by the levels of Jamaica's water reserves, particularly in the southeastern part of the country. ".. Frequent showers which normally begin in late-April and continue through
  • 27 Dec 2010- 16:51 by Local Press Report ROSEAU Dominica News Online The Dominica Water and Sewage Company (DOWASCO) started work on the Delices Water Supply Project. "This system will include the construction of a new intake, 30,000 imperial gallons storage tank, pump house and new supply and
  • 15 Dec 2010- 13:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Brazil, SAO PAULO For the first time, Sao Paulo State officials have admitted that water reserves in the metropolitan region are "exhausted." "There is no way to increase supply for a population that keeps growing. We've exhausted
  • 15 Dec 2010- 13:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador 1 Salvador is the most water-stressed nation in Central America, according to projections made by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). In the study, "The Economics of Climate Change in
  • 15 Dec 2010- 13:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, BAHJA DE BANDERAS The municipal government of the Mexican municipality of Bahia de Banderas has approved construction of an approximately $40.1 million USD wastewater treatment plant, and plans to launch a tender for works once the Nayarit state
  • 15 Dec 2010- 13:35 by Local Press Report BAHAMAS, NASSAU Bahamas Tribune The Water and Sewerage Corporation is eying increased private sector involvement in its operations. Water and Sewerage's new General Manager Glen Laville told the Bahamas Society of Engineers 'first engineering and
  • 15 Dec 2010- 13:35 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN Caribbean360 The government of Guyana last week signed deals with the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) for three projects aimed at enhancing the public financial management system, transforming the country's transportation
  • 15 Dec 2010- 13:35 by Local Press Report Venezuela, MARA VHeadline.com (Venezuela) About 300 families have been evacuated from an area affected by the rupture in the Manuelote Reservoir in Mara municipality (Zulia), according to Executive Vice President Elias Jaua. All the families were evacuated
  • 15 Dec 2010- 13:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Russia, TOMSK V eolia Voda SA won the tender for a 30-year lease on the city's water supply utility, the Tomsk city government tender panel announced last week. The terms of the contract, which will last until December 31, 2040, stipulate that the
  • 15 Dec 2010- 13:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Kazakhstan, ALMATY Current problems with water resources management can be resolved only when the interests of all states in the region are taken into consideration, according to Miroslav Jenca, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General and
  • 15 Dec 2010- 13:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland The joint water and wastewater tariff in the city of Gdansk will increase by some $0.29 USD per cubic meter starting at the beginning of 2011. The term for negotiations on tariffs between the city municipality and regional water
  • 15 Dec 2010- 13:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The Russian government met on December 8 to discuss the draft federal Pure Water program, which aims to supply the entire population with clean drinking water, as well as other issues. Andrei Klepach, deputy minister for regional
  • 15 Dec 2010- 13:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania I lolj County Council approved a $245 million USD large-scale project to modernize and extend the local water infrastructure. The project will benefit 400,000 residents of the city of Craiova and the towns of Filiasi, Calafat,
  • 15 Dec 2010- 13:23 by Local Press Report LONDON, Bulgaria European Bank for Reconstruction and Development The Stara Zagora Regional Water Company is seeking to procure works, goods and services for the project to renovate the Stara Zagora Water Supply and Sewerage Company's water distribution
  • 15 Dec 2010- 13:23 by Local Press Report LONDON, Kyrgyzstan European Bank for Reconstruction and Development The Bishkek Water Company, Bishkekvodokanal, is issuing notices for procurement of works for a project to improve water supply in the city. The $14 million USD project is being financed

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