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  • 6 Jul 2020- 09:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China's Ministry of Water Resources upgraded its emergency response for flood control from Level Four to Level Three on 4 July, as incessant rains continue across the country. Level One is the highest level of response. Water levels
  • 8 Apr 2020- 14:50 by Local Press Report BEIJING China Daily China will transfer 80 million cubic meters of water to the Xianghai Wetland in Northeast China's Jilin province, the Ministry of Water Resources said Tuesday. Due to less rainfall, the areas of Xianghai Wetland and Niuxintaobao
  • 10 Dec 2019- 11:51 by Local Press Report BEIJING Xinhua China's total annual consumption of unconventional water resources is expected to exceed 9 billion cubic meters this year, with recycled water to account for over 80 percent of the amount, said an official with the Ministry of Water
  • 8 Apr 2019- 07:04 by Local Press Report AMMAN The National Dry countries in the Middle East and Africa should look to new technology for a reliable water supply, a UAE minister said. Dr Thani Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, said building desalination plants and a cloud
  • 4 Apr 2019- 11:19 by Local Press Report BEIJING China.org The South-to-North Water Diversion Project brought Beijing 4.2 billion cubic meters of water from Danjiangkou Reservoir as of the end of 2018, benefiting more than 12 million people, according to Yang Jinhuai, deputy director of the Beijing
  • 25 Jan 2019- 07:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China authorities are set to strengthen the supervision and examination of the country's "lake chiefs" program in an effort to combat pollution. China started a "river chief" program in December 2016, when the
  • 18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report BEIJING Asia Times China is considering digging two mega canal systems to link the Yangtze River, which runs through central and eastern China, to the Pearl River in southern Guangdong and Guangxi provinces. Shipping, tourism, irrigation, water transfer and
  • 3 Jan 2019- 08:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union (EU) have announced a joint effort to fund the expansion of the As Samra wastewater treatment plant in Jordan, in part to address the continuing
  • 8 Nov 2018- 12:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Reinvented Toilet Expo in Beijing was the occasion chosen for the African Development Bank’s November 6 announcement of a new sanitation project for sub-Saharan Africa’s urban inhabitants. The Gates Foundation, in partnership with the
  • 18 Oct 2018- 09:49 by OOSKAnews Info AMMAN, Jordan Authorities in Jordan reportedly discovered this week that up to 36,000 cubic meters of municipal freshwater was being used for irrigation on certain private properties as part of the continuing crackdown on water theft in the country's
  • 11 Sep 2018- 07:19 by Local Press Report BEIJING BD News24 The China-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) plans to invest $270 million in a Bangladesh clean water infrastructure project. The project aims to improve access to piped water and sanitation to municipalities with poor water
  • 31 Aug 2018- 07:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Chinese authorities announced August 29 that its efforts to create a national database for water networks has been completed. The database includes every river of more that 500 meters in length and each standing body of water larger than
  • 15 Aug 2018- 05:49 by OOSKAnews Info AMMAN, Jordan The US and Jordan have signed grant agreements totaling $166 Million USD to rehabilitate Amman’s water resources and to install smart meters. The grants, announced August 8, support Jordans’ 2016-2015 water strategy that seeks to generate
  • 27 Jul 2018- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Info BEIJING, China China's Ministry of Ecology and Environment has said that the country needs more than $148 Billion USD to reduce heavy pollution in urban rivers. Chinese cities are under pressure to cut what authorities call “black and stinky water” to less
  • 14 May 2018- 11:00 by Local Press Report AMMAN The Jordan Times Jordan and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on Thursday signed a 2.8 billion euros memorandum of understanding (MoU) that governs the bank's participation in Jordan’s infrastructure investment projects

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