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  • 21 Mar 2019- 08:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India Jayantika Kutty, Research Analyst with think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) OOSKAnewscast audio interview. This OOSKAnewscast was recorded on the occasion of the release
  • 7 Jun 2018- 11:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq A US military contractor says that over 40,000 citizens of Mosul "will soon be able to get water again" from Al Dawassa, a city water treatment plant, crediting a US State Dpepartment Program. The contractor, Janus Global. said in
  • 12 Aug 2016- 11:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DENVER, CO, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for organizations and individuals
  • 16 Nov 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan The Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week issued a no-objection certificate to the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB), effectively giving the go-ahead for construction of the long-delayed, 650-million-gallon-per
  • 19 Jun 2015- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI/PESHAWAR/QUETTA, Pakistan Pakistan’s Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan provinces have allocated  total of some $369 million USD in their 2015-2016 budgets to develop water and irrigation systems. Sindh Finance Minister Syed Murad Ali
  • 26 Nov 2014- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistan’s largest city faces problems with unclean water supply, water shortages caused by theft and faulty infrastructure, and high water prices for supply via water tankers, experts said at a seminar this week on Karachi’s water
  • 23 Oct 2014- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq Iraqi forces, with help from US-led airstrikes, have once again held off an assault by Islamic State (IS) militants on the strategic Mosul Dam, the country’s largest hydropower facility, located on the Tigris River in Nineveh Province, the
  • 20 Oct 2014- 11:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq US airstrikes carried out over the weekend in Iraq's Anbar province detroyed a berm located near the Fallujah Dam, allowing water to once again flow freely to downstream communities, the US military said. The Wall Street Journal
  • 8 Oct 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq New fighting has been reported this week between Islamic State militants and Iraqi forces near Iraq's strategic Haditha Dam. At the beginning of last month, Iraqi forces, with the help of US airstrikes, were able to take back a wide
  • 9 Sep 2014- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq Iraqi forces, with the help of US airstrikes, have taken back a wide area surrounding the strategic Haditha Dam from Islamic State (IS) militants, according to government reports. Iraq still had control of the dam, and with the offensive
  • 16 Jun 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan’s Sindh and Punjab provincial governments have allocated hundreds of millions of dollars for water supply, sanitation and irrigation in their annual budgets for the 2014-2015 fiscal year, which starts July 1st. The Sindh
  • 6 Jun 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ARLINGTON, VA, United States A quarter of the world's large cities are currently water stressed, according to a new study published in the July issue of the journal Global Environmental Change . The study, “ Water on an urban planet: Urbanization
  • 8 May 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan The government of Pakistan’s Sindh province has urged the Karachi Electric Company (K-Electric) to avoid load-shedding at water pumping stations in the city to ensure that residents receive uninterrupted water supply. Over last three
  • 17 Feb 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan The city of Karachi and its 30 million residents are at risk for severe water shortages, the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) announced last week. The KWSB warned that water levels in the nearby Hud Dam reservoir have plunged