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  • 9 Jun 2018- 12:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile's TRENDS Industrial and Almar Water Solutions of the UAE last week signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on development of a massive solar powered desalination project for the Atacama region in Chile. Upon
  • 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
  • 26 Aug 2016- 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAMA CITY, Panama Some 70,000 people in Panama’s Veraguas province were left without water this week following a power failure that affected the raw water intake and water treatment plant in Santiago and Atalaya. Classes were cancelled on August 23rd
  • 23 Aug 2016- 11:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAMA CITY, Panama Panama’s National Institute of Aqueducts and Sewage Systems (IDAAN) last week announced the launch of a $95.5 million USD project to build, operate and maintain new wastewater collection and treatment infrastructure in the city of
  • 21 Jun 2016- 09:58 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Daily Nation Nandi residents have petitioned the county and national governments to speed up the implementation of a Sh50 billion water project expected to boost irrigation. Food Security Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology Policy Water
  • 18 May 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAMA CITY, Panama The Panamanian government on May 17th officially opened the bids submissions for a $112 million USD wastewater system design and construction in Santiago Veraguas province. Bidders for the contract included an Aguas Santiago
  • 12 Apr 2016- 11:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The French government will partner with Kenya on construction of the Mwache Dam, in Kwale County in the country’s Coast region, as well as on other water supply projects, Kenyan Water Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa said this week.
  • 22 Feb 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya’s long-delayed $74 million USD Northern Water Collector Tunnel project will be launched in a matter of weeks, according to Water and Irrigation Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa. Authorities in Murang’a County, from which the water
  • 20 Jan 2016- 11:26 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO International Desalination & Water Reuse Quarterly Chile's chamber of deputies has approved a resolution calling for an investigation into the feasibility of building desalination plants and prioritizing regions hardest hit by drought.
  • 16 Dec 2015- 09:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Ghana is losing as much as 45 percent of its water through leaks, theft, and metering and billing inaccuracies, according to an official with the Ghana Water Company. Cephas Tetteh Oguah, the company’s chief manager for corporate planning
  • 17 Nov 2015- 12:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Water availability in central Chile could drop by 10 percent by 2030, according to a new report released last week by NGO Fundacion Chile. The report, developed during the first 10 months of this year, sought to determine the water
  • 17 Nov 2015- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya’s Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) this week arrested 20 officials from state-owned companies, including a number of officials from the National Water Conservation and Pipeline Corporation (NWCPC), on corruption charges.
  • 11 Nov 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Copper mines in Chile will get half their water supply from desalination by 2026, a new report by Chilean state copper commission Cochilco predicts. According to the report, “Projected water consumption in 2026 mining” (available here in
  • 1 Oct 2015- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile A law that would offer permission and guidelines on reusing greywater for applications such as park irrigation, toilet flushing and outdoor washing is nearing final discussions in the Chilean legislature, a Chilean senator told daily La
  • 18 Sep 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Chinese construction company contracted to build Kenya’s $74 million USD Northern Water Collector Tunnel has halted operations and relocated its employees, in compliance with a court order. Arik Karani, a communications officer with

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