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  • 3 Aug 2019- 13:10 by Local Press Report BISHKEK 24 News Delegations of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan will discuss the implementation of the agreement on the joint use of water resources of Orto-Tokoi (Kasansai) reservoir in narrow and expanded formats. Orto-Tokoi water reservoir is located on the
  • 22 Apr 2019- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Multinational Tullow Oil is continuing negotiations to secure a water rights deal with officials of Turkana County in northern Kenya, for Kenya's first oil project, with a final investment decision expected by the end of the year.
  • 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)
  • 3 Oct 2018- 09:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Following a protracted procurement dispute, the UK GBM Engineering Consortium has been confirmed as building contractor to Kenya's $2 Billion USD High Grand Falls Dam project on the country's Tana River. After months’ long
  • 1 Aug 2018- 07:58 by Local Press Report NAIROBI ESI Africa Kenya's Geothermal Development Company (GDC) will commence with the operation of drilling wells in Baringo County, in search of steam power. The company’s general manager in-charge of drilling and infrastructure, George Kinyanjui, said
  • 29 Jul 2018- 08:02 by OOSKAnews Info JAKARTA, Indonesia Jakarta municipal authorities must do more to clean the Sentiong River ahead of August's Asian Games, an expert says. Firdaus Ali of Indonesia's Public Works and Housing Ministry said that the city has yet to make maximum efforts to
  • 31 May 2018- 10:32 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Standard Digital The national and county governments have entered into a deal with Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) for supply of clean water to locals. The agreement will be expanded with time. Mr Irungu said the water project would be
  • 26 Apr 2018- 08:43 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Standard The low water levels in Nairobi’s main water reservoir despite the heavy rains is puzzling. Residents and environmentalists have questioned if there was sabotage at Ndakaini Dam in Murang’a to create an artificial water shortage in the
  • 23 Mar 2018- 05:49 by Local Press Report JAKARTA The Jakarta Post Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has said he is committed to respecting the Supreme Court’s ruling that ordered a stop to the privatization of pipe water supply in the city. Policy Reputational Risk Jakarta Asia Indonesia Anies
  • 20 Mar 2018- 11:23 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Phys.org Scholars describe the piped network as the physical manifestation of the social relations of power structuring access. They argue that piped infrastructure "fragments" the city, hardwiring its spatial inequality. Access Innovation,
  • 6 Feb 2018- 13:09 by Local Press Report JAKARTA The Straits Times Torrential rain has caused floods and landslides in satellite cities around the Indonesian capital, with the authorities warning that floods could hit Jakarta late yesterday after being forced to open sluice gates on a major upstream
  • 5 Feb 2018- 07:54 by Local Press Report BISHKEK Azer News The Kyrgyz government plans to lay on a drinking water supply system in 653 villages, which requires about $ 432 mln, Deputy Prime Minister, Daiyr Kenekeev said at a meeting of the parliamentary faction Respublika Ata Jurt. Concerning the
  • 18 Oct 2016- 09:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya’s controversial $74 million USD Northern Water Collector Tunnel will proceed as planned, despite calls from the political opposition leader to cancel the project, Athi Water Services Board (AWSB) CEO Malaquen Milgo said on October
  • 10 Oct 2016- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz security forces last week “eliminated” a group of suspected “terrorists” who had seized the Orto-Tokoy water reservoir on the Chu River in north-central Kyrgyzstan’s Naryn province. The operation was part of the Rubezh 2016
  • 14 Sep 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JAKARTA, Indonesia Indonesia is likely allow work to continue on a key phase of capital Jakarta’s "Giant Sea Wall" project, which is intended to protect the nation’s capital from seawater incursion when tides are high. Jakarta is bolstering

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