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  • 23 Dec 2015- 11:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon Cameroon has launched a new Chinese-funded project to reduce water scarcity in the country’s central and southern regions. The project involves drilling 145 wells equipped with hand-held electrical pumps over the next 18 months,
  • 23 Dec 2015- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE COAST, Ghana A $35 million USD water project in the city of Cape Coast, in Ghana’s Central Region, has stalled due to a stand-off between traditional leaders and the federal government over compensation packages. The route of the distribution lines
  • 23 Dec 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi The Lilongwe Water Board, the sole water supply authority in Malawi’s capital, will expand its treatment plants as part of a plan to improve the quality of water supplied to low-income areas under the country’s Peri-Urban Water Supply
  • 23 Dec 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HYDERABAD, India Provisions in the code of conduct for legislative council members-- which forbid officials from making announcements about any new projects in the run-up to an election-- have put on hold a $284 million USD drinking water supply project
  • 23 Dec 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISTRIŢA, Romania Ninety-eight percent of the population of Romania’s Bistriţa-Năsăud County will have access to water services and 75 percent to sewerage services by 2020. The County Council and local water company Aquabis have signed the technical
  • 22 Dec 2015- 10:17 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Standard Digital News The Government has repossessed Nairobi's Loresho Water Reservoir land that was grabbed by a private developer two decades ago. This follows President Uhuru Kenyatta's intervention to revoke the title deed from business
  • 22 Dec 2015- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ST. PETERSBURG, Russia St. Petersburg’s water utility has for the first time decided to set water supply and sewage treatment tariffs for the next five years. In addition, the utility will start billing residents separately for stormwater drainage. The
  • 22 Dec 2015- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAHUL, Moldova Moldova is planning to develop and modernize water and wastewater infrastructure in Cahul raion (district) using foreign funds. Apă-Canal Cahul currently treats water from the Prut River and distributes it via a network dating back to the
  • 22 Dec 2015- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan’s Water Ministry on December 19th signed the engineering services agreement for the first phase of the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project. The $4.6 million USD contract is being funded by a grant from the French government, a
  • 21 Dec 2015- 08:56 by Local Press Report PALM SPRINGS, CA Palm Springs Desert Sun Increasing amounts of water are being depleted from the world’s aquifers, and scientists have estimated that a large portion of the water ends up flowing into the oceans. So much groundwater is being pumped from wells
  • 21 Dec 2015- 09:02 by Local Press Report SHUMEN Focus Information Agency A big breakdown in a water supply pipeline occurred in the Bulgarian town of Shumen and supply in all residential district was suspended in order to start debugging the breakdown. The water supply and sewerage operator
  • 21 Dec 2015- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Negotiations among Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project are at an “important crossroads,” Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said last week. He said the dam presented a major challenge for the three countries’
  • 18 Dec 2015- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Thai authorities this week confirmed that they were implementing water management plans, as the volume of water in the country’s major dams has dropped to levels lower than the same time last year. The plans limit the area of land
  • 18 Dec 2015- 08:58 by Local Press Report YEREVAN The Government of Armenia on Thursday approved the signing of a €75-million loan agreement with the French Development Agency (AFD). The loan will be used for the construction of a large irrigation water reservoir in Vedi town, in the Ararat
  • 18 Dec 2015- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba Cuba’s National Hydraulic Resources Institute (INRH) expects to complete $11.4 million USD worth of water infrastructure investments by the end of the year, according to the agency’s director of investments, Rose Maire Ricardo. Ricardo said