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  • 20 Dec 2013- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent POTSDAM, Germany Global climate change will likely put 40 percent more people at risk of water scarcity than would have happened if the planet were not warming, according to a new study from Germany's Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.
  • 20 Dec 2013- 10:08 by Local Press Report DALLAS TX Flowserve Corporation Flowserve Corporation, a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, today announced it has received a multi-million dollar order from Doosan Heavy Industries &
  • 20 Dec 2013- 10:08 by Local Press Report PASADENA CA Tetra Tech Inc Tetra Tech, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a $74 million contract principally financed by the United States Export-Import bank for the Sri Lanka National Water Supply and Drainage Board. Tetra Tech will design and
  • 20 Dec 2013- 10:08 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE PUB National water agency PUB is inviting local and international companies to submit proposals for the construction of the second NEWater Plant at Changi. To be completed by 2016, this plant will add another 50 million imperial gallons or 228,000
  • 20 Dec 2013- 10:08 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC World Bank The World Bank announced today that it has completed a $450 million weather and oil price insurance transaction for Administración Nacional de Usinas y Transmisiones Eléctricas (UTE), the Uruguayan state-owned hydro-electric power
  • 20 Dec 2013- 10:08 by Local Press Report JUBAIL Automation World Yokogawa announces that its subsidiary, Yokogawa Middle East & Africa, has received an order from Petroleum, Chemicals & Mining Company Limited*1 (PCMC) to supply the control system for the SWRO-4 Desalination Plant, which is
  • 20 Dec 2013- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAMA CITY, Panama Panama's main energy authority met last week to analyze strategies and options to prevent an energy shortage if lack of rainfall during the next dry season decreases water levels in the country’s dams. Presidential Minister
  • 19 Dec 2013- 09:44 by Local Press Report MAPUTO Mozambique News Agency The Mozambican government on Tuesday approved a decree setting up an office charged with building the Moamba-Major dam on the Incomati river, in Maputo province. Speaking after the weekly meeting of the Council of Ministers
  • 19 Dec 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The Rio Grande River, which runs along the United States/Mexico border and supplies the region with most of its drinking and irrigation water, will not be able to supply enough water in the future to meet rising demand amid
  • 19 Dec 2013- 09:44 by Local Press Report ASHGABAT Trend News Agency Authorised representatives from Caspian littoral countries- Azerbaijan, Russia, Kazakhstan, Iran and Turkmenistan have been discussing the Caspian in Ashgabat, the Turkmen government said on Dec.19. The discussions revolved around
  • 19 Dec 2013- 09:44 by Local Press Report KUWAIT CITY Zawya GDF SUEZ, Sumitomo Corporation and Abdullah Hamad Al Sagar & Bros. Corp consortium will start the construction of the Az Zour North plant after the recent signing of the long-term Energy Conversion and Water Purchase Agreement. The
  • 19 Dec 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The Indian government plans to expand piped water coverage for rural households during its 12th and 13th Five Year Plans.  To this end, the government has prepared a strategy to bring piped water supply to at least half of rural
  • 19 Dec 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ST. PETERSBURG, Russia The regional government of St. Petersburg, Russia’s second largest city, has approved a vast new water and sanitation plan that covers the period up to 2025, with extensions to 2030. With an announced budget of $8.8 billion USD,
  • 18 Dec 2013- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) this week approved a $372.1 million USD loan and $20 million USD in grants to help restore basic social services and support rebuilding efforts in the Philippines in the wake of Super-Typhoon Haiyan,
  • 18 Dec 2013- 10:14 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES Merco Press On Tuesday the Argentine System of Interconnection reported that a new record was established for the consumption of electrical power in a working day, when demand reached an afternoon high of 23,433 megawatts. The new benchmark