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  • 31 Aug 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico Members of the Yaqui indigenous community in Mexico's northern Sonora state have gathered 15,000 signatures for a petition opposing construction of the controversial Independencia Aqueduct. International human rights group
  • 31 Aug 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Canada-based miners Goldcorp Inc. and Teck Resources Limited last week announced plans to combine their respective El Morro and Relincho projects in Chile’s arid Atacama region. A pre-feasibility study for the new 50/50 joint venture--
  • 31 Aug 2015- 09:31 by Local Press Report CAIRO Cairo Post Three desalination plants will be constructed by Egypt and Singapore, per a memorandum of understanding signed Sunday and witnessed by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi. Access Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology Investment Water
  • 31 Aug 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Hundreds of Israeli farmers, environmental activists and members of the public have signed a petition urging the government to call off the planned transfer of 50 million cubic meters of water from Lake Kinneret to neighboring Jordan.
  • 31 Aug 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A pipeline burst at a power plant in southern Egypt has spilled diesel over 1.5 kilometers of the Nile River near Assiut. Thirteen drinking water stations in Assiut and Minya were closed shortly after the spill occurred on August 29th,
  • 28 Aug 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden The South African government is looking to desalinationto help ease the country’s water problems, Minister of Water and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane said this week. "We have given the go-ahead through the Cabinet, a week ago, that
  • 28 Aug 2015- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico Mexico City’s water authority, Sacmex, has issued an international tender for the purchase of 27,835 water meters that will be installed throughout the city later this year. Currently, 1.4 million meters are installed in the capital,
  • 27 Aug 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru It will cost $1 billion USD over the next five years to clean up and restore the Rimac River, according to the head of Peru’s National Water Authority (ANA). The Rimac, one of three major river basins that provide water supply to the capital,
  • 27 Aug 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan The Irrigation Department in Pakistan’s Punjab province last week started work to assess flood-related damage to water projects in the province, an official said. “Our department has started a province-wide survey to have a first-hand
  • 27 Aug 2015- 08:56 by Local Press Report GRAZ Trade Arabia Andritz, an Austria-based technology group, is set to supply 121 pumps and 18 booster stations for a new drinking water treatment plant in Samawa, Iraq, on behalf of PWT Wasser- und Abwassertechnik, Germany. Investment Water Industry Graz
  • 27 Aug 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Coca-Cola’s Sri Lanka unit has had its environmental protection license temporarily suspended after an oil leak from a fuel pipe at its facility in Biyagama polluted a major river, forcing authorities to cut off water supply to
  • 27 Aug 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VERACRUZ, Mexico Water and sanitation services in the Mexican cities of Veracruz and Medellin will soon be under private management under a 30-year concession agreement. The State Congress in Veracruz approved the measure on August 20th in an 8-2 vote.
  • 26 Aug 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has invited new tenders for the first phase of its sewer tunnel project. The project was originally tendered a year ago. The MCGM has not given any explanation for why it is being re
  • 26 Aug 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya’s anti-graft watchdog has launched an investigation to determine how some of the country’s water organizations have accumulated massive debts, and what has happened to funds they received from the national government. The debts were
  • 26 Aug 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZALAU, Romania Water from springs and wells in the municipality of Zalau is contaminated with ammonia, the Salaj County Public Health Directorate has warned. Dr. Ligia Marincaș, manager of the directorate, said samples taken from nine public wells in