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  • 19 Dec 2014- 10:31 by Local Press Report YEREVAN ARKA News Agency The Armenian government on Thursday gave its permission to signing a 50 million euro loan agreement with the German state-run KfW bank as well as a 2 million euro grant agreement. The money will be used to finance an irrigation
  • 19 Dec 2014- 10:19 by Local Press Report RAQQA Middle East Eye “Lake Assad,” a man-made body of water in northern Syria, has been renamed “Revolution Lake” on Google Maps. The lake in northern Syria was completed in 1974 under the rule of Hafez al-Assad, father of current President Bashar al-Assad.
  • 19 Dec 2014- 10:17 by Local Press Report TOKYO Japan Times Up to 6 tons of radioactive water has leaked into the ground at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, according to Tokyo Electric Power Co.The water, which had been scrubbed by Units A and C of the advanced liquid processing
  • 19 Dec 2014- 10:16 by Local Press Report ULAN BATOR Asian Development Bank The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved loan assistance of $18.5 million to support environmentally sustainable urban development and better living standards in Darkhan, Mongolia, by improving the city’s wastewater
  • 19 Dec 2014- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEVASTOPOL, Crimea The Crimean city of Sevastopol does not need to seek new water sources to address its water deficits; the city would have enough water to meet its needs if it just worked on eliminating the huge water losses in its pipelines,
  • 19 Dec 2014- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KISUMU, Kenya The government of Kenya’s Kisumu County has issued $39 million USD in funding for the second phase of a major water restoration project. Kisumu residents have been grappling with water shortages since the early 1990s. The worst hit areas
  • 19 Dec 2014- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa, the incumbent candidate in Sri Lanka’s January 8th presidential poll, has pledged to provide safe pipe-borne water to all households in the country if re-elected. Addressing a large campaign gathering this week in
  • 19 Dec 2014- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi The Lilongwe Water Board (LWB) announced this week that it has resumed pumping water into its reservoirs to supply consumers in the capital. Lilongwe residents have been experiencing water shortages after a fire destroyed the
  • 18 Dec 2014- 09:45 by Local Press Report HANOI Daily Times Vietnamese rescuers battled on Wednesday to free 12 workers trapped in a tunnel that collapsed during construction of a hydropower plant and said it could take days to get past entrenched mud, sand and debris as water levels rose. The
  • 18 Dec 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs announced this week that it will have to halt irrigation supplies for the first rice crop plantings in two regions due to ongoing drought. Irrigation water will not be supplied from the Mingteh
  • 18 Dec 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The collapse of the Russian rouble has lowered the price of water exports to neighboring Kazakhstan, and as a result Kazakhstan is getting an additional 9.5 million cubic from the Volga River, according to Kazbek Kenzhigaliyev,
  • 18 Dec 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YAOUNDE, Cameroon A consortium of two American companies has started work on a project to boost potable water supply in Cameroon's Capital, Yaoundé. The two companies, GE and Environmental Chemical Corp. (ECC) will install equipment at Akom Nyada,
  • 18 Dec 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CALI, Colombia Some 1.8 million people in the Colombian city of Cali were left without drinking water last week after heavy rainfall increased local river turbidity and forced the closure of the city’s two main water treatment plants. The high
  • 18 Dec 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Romania’s Buzau Water Company is carrying out a program to rehabilitate water infrastructure in the town of Patarlagele. The nearly $14 million USD project is part of a larger $125 million USD EU-funded county-wide water and
  • 17 Dec 2014- 09:55 by Local Press Report BEIJING International Desalination & Water Reuse Quarterly Nearly all Chinese city dwellers are concerned about the country's issues with water supply and pollution according to a poll by water technology firm, Xylem in partnership with China Water