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  • 18 Feb 2019- 08:07 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Cambodia Constructors Association Phnom Penh Municipality is planning to construct two new underground water reservoirs and a new sewage line to help ease flooding as part of implementing the city’s development masterplan. According to a February
  • 15 Feb 2019- 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine A key pumping station providing water for 1.1 million people in Ukraine was again subjected to shelling and shooting this week, the seventh such attack since the start of 2019. The "WASH Cluster", a collaboration of United
  • 21 Jan 2019- 08:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil The world’s biggest steelmaker is to build a seawater desalination plant in Eastern Brazil to safeguard steel production which has been hit by water shortages in recent years, attributed by the company to climate change. Indian
  • 9 Jan 2019- 07:57 by Local Press Report DUBAI MEED Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (Dewa) has invited consultants to submit proposals for the emirate’s first independent water project (IWP). The project will be the first desalination plant that Dubai has tendered under the IWP model.
  • 2 Jan 2019- 12:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerand Hydrogeologist Gabriel de los Cobos, Service of Geology, Soil and Waste of the State of Geneva spoke to OOSKAnews on the occasion of the forty year anniversary of transboundary governance of the Geneva Aquifer, "Nappe du Genevois
  • 20 Dec 2018- 12:33 by Local Press Report DUBAI Trade Arabia Utico, a leading private utility company in the UAE, said it has commissioned the largest sustainable trans-Emirate pipeline in the country, built at a cost of over $100 million. Corporate Risk Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology
  • 16 Dec 2018- 11:37 by OOSKAnews Info EDINBURGH, Scotland The sight of a sniffer dog in the arrivals area of an airport is not uncommon; the sight of a sniffer dog in the middle of a field in the more remote western Scotland is uncommon. However, sniffer dogs are now being used by Scottish Water to
  • 14 Nov 2018- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico Following a planned 4 day outage (that in some places lasted 7 days), the 22 million residents of Mexico City again had water from November 7.  The suspension of service had to do with the replacement of a pipe…but not just any pipe…
  • 28 Oct 2018- 08:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABUJA, Nigeria The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced the launch of a new urban water and sanitation "activity" aimed at providing 500,000 Nigerian families in six states access to reliable supply of clean, piped
  • 17 Oct 2018- 07:49 by Local Press Report JEDDAH Saudi Gazette The National Water Company reduced the demand on water trucks in Jeddah by 20 percent. The company is in its second phase of improving water pumping and distribution and enhancing the operational process. Access Climate Sanitation,
  • 14 Oct 2018- 11:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FLINT, MI The US Conference of Mayors’ (USCM) Water Council has released a report examining the daunting challenges US cities face with replacing hundreds of thousands of miles of aging and failing pipes, which are the single costliest water and sewer
  • 10 Oct 2018- 08:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya's Council of Governors and Ministry of Water and Sanitation have intervened in the dispute between the city of Nairobi and the county of Murang'a over benefits to be derived from Ndakaini Dam (also known as Thika Dam)
  • 12 Sep 2018- 10:01 by Local Press Report TOBRUK The Libya Observer An official at the desalination plant in Tobruk said that they had to reduce the amount of daily production of water to the half because of the lack of necessary chemical materials needed for operating the plant, noting that the
  • 31 Aug 2018- 06:53 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG News 24 Johannesburg Water has placed water tankers at strategic locations across the city to assist residents after a power outage caused by a fire at the Eikenhoff pump station resulted in large parts of Johannesburg being without water. The
  • 28 Aug 2018- 11:30 by Local Press Report ST ELIZABETH Jamaica Observer The National Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that the persistent practice of illegally connecting to the piped water supply network is wreaking havoc on its distribution operations, especially in several areas of St

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