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  • 22 Mar 2019- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON The production of goods for export is depleting the water supplies of some of the world’s poorest countries, a new report from WaterAid warns. Collaboration between the public and private sectors is crucial to ensuring that economic growth does
  • 27 Mar 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian A plan to extract millions of litres of water out of a Unesco world heritage site, send it by pipe to the coast and ship it to foreign markets for bottling has ignited a campaign over water resources in New Zealand. An export company is
  • 19 Oct 2016- 11:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGALORE, India The Indian state of Karnataka’s government said on October 19th that it would abide by the nation’s Supreme Court directive to release 2,000 cusecs of water per day to downstream state Tamil Nadu. Earlier this week, the Court asked
  • 7 Oct 2016- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGALORE, India Tamil Nadu Ministers met on 7th October with state governor Vidyasagar Rao at his request to discuss ongoing issues related to upstream release of water related to the Cauvery river system. “The governor enquired the Ministers about the
  • 28 Sep 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BENGALURU, India Representatives of both Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Janata Dal (Secular) parties in Karnataka have today (September 28th) urged the State government against releasing Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu. The call comes in the aftermath
  • 6 Jun 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGALORE, India The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) is considering a proposal to waive $15 million USD worth of water bills for those living in economically disadvantaged areas. After hearing complaints from slum residents-- who said
  • 16 Nov 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGALORE, India Untreated wastewater from nearby industries is being discharged into Varthur Lake on a daily basis, and the ongoing pollution has damaged local river ecosystems, a source at the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) told
  • 29 Oct 2015- 09:47 by Local Press Report LONDON International Desalination & Water Reuse Quarterly Country director for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in Egypt, Philip Ter Woort, has confirmed that EBRD is negotiating with the public private partnership (PPP) unit
  • 27 Oct 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates Investing in renewable-energy technology presents the most affordable option for African countries to increase the amount of water available to meet rising demand due to expanding economic growth, rising population and
  • 23 Mar 2015- 10:25 by Local Press Report Bangalore Economic Times Leakages are now reaching about 50%-- the highest in five years-- but the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) will not meet its promise of bringing down unaccounted water to 16% in 2015. The utility reports that it will
  • 26 Nov 2014- 10:43 by Local Press Report BANGALORE Deccan Chronicle The Karnataka state government, which has invited “Global Expression of Interest" for constructing a dam across the Cauvery river near Mekedatu, is keeping its options open on either building a single reservoir or several
  • 14 Nov 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGALORE, India Farmers in India’s Cauvery River delta have vowed to step up their protests against Karnataka state’s plans to build two new reservoirs on the river at Mekedatu, saying the reservoirs will affect their livelihoods. “Under the guise of
  • 7 Jul 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGALORE, India The Cauvery Neeravair Nigam Limited (CNNL), an irrigation agency under the Karnataka State Water Resources Department, is calling on farmers in neighboring Tamil Nadu State to end protests and cooperate with the department on withdrawals
  • 1 May 2014- 09:27 by Local Press Report BANGALORE IBN Live India's IT capital and the third most important city Bangalore is facing a drinking water problem. The rising temperature has almost touched 37-38 degree Celsius in Bangalore breaking previous records. The main source of water to the
  • 2 Jan 2014- 10:05 by Local Press Report BANGALORE Bangalore Mirror The BWSSB's 'plan' to quench Bangalore's thirst with water from the Linganamakki dam is now official. The proposal was submitted to the government a few days ago, as part of the ways and means to supply the

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