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  • 19 Mar 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LOS ANGELES, CA, United States California’s Orange County Water District (OCWD) this week celebrated winning Singapore International Water Week’s (SIWW) prestigious Lee Kuan Yew Prize for its groundwater replenishment system. PUB CEO Chew Meng LeongThe
  • 14 Mar 2014- 10:06 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE Business Times Amid the uncertainty about when the dry spell will end, or whether it will develop into an El Nino year with worse conditions, PUB's chief executive, Chew Men Leong, said everyone has a role to play in conserving water, if
  • 6 Mar 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE Malaysia does not have the legal right to review the price of the water it sells to Singapore, because the terms of the sale are set under the water agreement the two nations signed in 1962, Singaporean Foreign Minister K Shanmugam said this
  • 26 Feb 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources this week launched a massive national initiative to rationalize water consumption. It involves an intensive advertising campaign urging people to use water resources sparingly. “Egypt’s
  • 24 Feb 2014- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt and Sudan have agreed on an integrated work program to carry out water projects and joint research aimed at reducing water waste in the upper portion of the Nile River, Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel
  • 10 Feb 2014- 09:40 by Local Press Report CAIRO The Reporter Egypt's Minister of Irrigation, Mohamed Abdul Muttalib, will visit Ethiopia next week to meet with Alemayehu Tegenu, the Ethiopian Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy, regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) under
  • 6 Feb 2014- 09:14 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE Eco-Business.com The dry spell in Singapore over the past few weeks has prompted national water agency PUB to ramp up the supply of NEWater and desalinated water to maintain water levels in the reservoirs. For the past two weeks, 20 to 25 million
  • 5 Feb 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Arab Ministerial Water Council discussed adopting a common water security strategy during its meeting in Cairo last week. “The ministers discussed a number of issues, at the top of which was furthering cooperation in adopting a common
  • 23 Jan 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt faces an annual water deficit of 25 billion cubic meters, according to Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel Muttalib. “Egypt’s annual water needs are estimated at 80 billion cubic meters, but what we currently have
  • 11 Dec 2013- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE Tenth in a series, “Conversations With Water Leaders,” conducted by OOSKAnews in association with  Singapore International Water Week. In this edition, Gustavo Saltiel, Program Manager, Cooperation in International Waters in Africa (CIWA)
  • 10 Dec 2013- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GAZA The United Nations is working to secure the fuel needed to operate vital facilities like wastewater treatment plants and hospitals in the Gaza Strip, according to Robert Turner, director of operations in Gaza for the UN Relief and Works Agency for
  • 27 Nov 2013- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE Ninth in a series, “Conversations With Water Leaders,” conducted by OOSKAnews in association with  Singapore International Water Week. In this edition, Benedito Braga, President of the World Water Council, speaks with OOSKAnews correspondent
  • 13 Nov 2013- 10:25 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE The Star (Malaysia) Singapore has a non-revenue water level of 5%, making it one of the most “water-tight” states in the world. According to a document titled “Ensuring Low Unaccounted-For-Water” provided by the Public Utilities Board (PUB), the
  • 6 Nov 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan The water ministers of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia failed to completely iron out their differences over Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project during their meeting in the Sudanese capital this week, according to Egyptian officials. “We
  • 23 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE Eighth in a series, “Conversations With Water Leaders,” conducted by OOSKAnews in association with  Singapore International Water Week. In this edition, Liese Dallbauman, Director, Water Stewardship, PepsiCo, speaks with OOSKAnews

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