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  • 2 Aug 2013- 09:54 by Local Press Report ITHICA Malaysian Sun NASA's Cassini spacecraft has found that the intensity of jets of water ice and organic particles that shoot out from Saturn's moon Enceladus depends on the moon's proximity to the ringed planet. The finding adds to
  • Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on April 26 announced the appointment of Professor Judi Wakhungu, a geologist and academic, to a five-year term as the country’s first Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Water and Natural Resources.
  • Large parts of the Middle East region have seen a rapid decline in freshwater reserves over the last decade, according to a new study to be published on February 15 in the journal Water Resources Research.
  • Kenyans are hoping the re-election last week of US President Barack Obama will mean a continuation of US aid for water and sanitation in their country.
  • 1 Oct 2012- 09:10 by Local Press Report COLOMBO Colombo Page Sri Lanka will receive financial assistance amounting to over $93 million USD from Spain and the United States to establish water supply schemes in the Ratnapura and Badulla districts respectively. The Cabinet of ministers at its meeting
  • Over-exploitation of groundwater resources due to irrigated farming, climate change and growing demand from residents and industries has reached crisis levels and now poses a threat to global water security. A new report from the UN Environment Program (UNEP) provides a snapshot of the state of groundwater resources around the world. 
  • 3 Oct 2011- 16:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The U.S. government and the World Bank are co-chairing a number of working groups charged with finding areas for collaboration on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) projects as part of the memorandum they signed on World
  • 1 Aug 2011- 14:07 by Local Press Report CA, PASADENA NASA Two international astronomy teams led by California Institute of Technology (Caltech) researchers have discovered the largest and farthest reservoir of water in the universe. It is at least 140 trillion times the amount of water in all the
  • 23 May 2011- 12:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya (OOSKAnews Correspondent Swiss-based multinational firm Vestergard Frandsen has launched a program aimed at earning carbon credits through free distribution of 1 million water purification devices to households in western Kenya. The
  • 12 Mar 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — The U.S. government has completed a project to drill nine boreholes in Garissa district of North Eastern Kenya. The Kenya/U.S.A. borehole drilling project in Garissa is funded under the Combined Joint Task Force- Horn of Africa mission.