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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 31 Aug 2016- 05:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Increasing levels of pollution in rivers threaten the health and livelihoods of some 323 million people in Africa, Asia and Latin America, according to a new report by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). The report, “ A
  • 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
  • 19 Jul 2016- 10:15 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Jakarta Post Jakarta Water Management Agency head Teguh Hendrawan has played down claims of sabotage over damage to four water pumps at the pump house at Pluit Dam in North Jakarta as suspected by Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama.
  • 23 Jun 2016- 08:50 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Standard Digital News Four counties are set to benefit from a Sh181 billion water master plan unveiled by the national government. The project, which will benefit close to six million people in Murang'a, Kiambu, Kajiado and Nairobi, aims to have

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