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  • 13 Dec 2011- 10:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent dhaka, Bangladesh The World Bank on December 6 announced it would support the Bangladesh Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project (BRWSSP), which aims to increase people’s access to drinking water free from arsenic contamination in rural areas
  • 2 Nov 2011- 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan  All of the pumping stations in Kyrgyzstan have been operational for three to four times their economic lifespan, according to Deputy Chairman of the Kyrgyz State Committee on Water Management and Land Reclamation Esen Zhusumatov. 
  • 26 Oct 2011- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Criminal proceedings have been instituted against about 10 officials and contractors accused of embezzlement and abuse of power in Kazakhstan’s Zhambyl province. The defendants were involved in a drinking water program financed from
  • 19 Oct 2011- 09:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Builders have started to create a new irrigated area in Kazakhstan’s Pavlodar province worth $47.3 million USD The irrigated area will cover 82 square kilometers, with 16 canals and a pumping station. “Lands for future sowing have
  • 18 Oct 2011- 11:19 by Local Press Report new yorK, ny The Earth Institute at Columbia University Researchers at Columbia University’s Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory have found that deep sediments can grab arsenic in groundwater and remove
  • 12 Oct 2011- 09:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Tajikistan could earn up to $100 million USD per year selling freshwater from high-altitude Lake Sarez, scientists said at an international conference in Dushanbe in late September.  The conference, organized by the Tajik Committee
  • 28 Sep 2011- 09:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The Kazakh capital, Astana, will spend $4.3 million USD to rehabilitate water and wastewater networks during the period of 2011-2014, the mayor’s office said this month.  Some $4 million USD will be allocated for rehabilitation and
  • 27 Sep 2011- 08:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent dhaka, Bangladesh A Bangladeshi parliamentary committee is asking concerned authorities to take steps to preserve surface water by reducing system losses. It also urged more work to prevent pollution of rivers with industrial and household waste and
  • 31 Aug 2011- 09:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Kazakhstan is looking to attract private companies to finance water supply and wastewater networks, according to the Kazakh Agency for Construction and Housing and Utility Sector.  Now, $171-$205.5 million USD is being allocated from
  • 31 Aug 2011- 09:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan  The water intake facility in the Kyrgyz town of Balykchy is not working because authorities have confiscated radioactive pipes that were imported from Kazakhstan for use in the project, the town’s acting mayor, Mirlan Boobekov, said
  • 23 Aug 2011- 10:44 by Local Press Report KHULNA Daily Star (Bangladesh) Residents of Khulna are facing water shortages, with the Khulna Water and Sewerage Authority currently supplying only 90 million liters of water daily to meet the demand of 240 million liters per day.  About half of the
  • 10 Aug 2011- 09:17 by Local Press Report BISHKEK Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Officials from Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan have failed to reach agreement on Kazakhstan’s request for additional water supplies during talks in Bishkek last week. Kyrgyz Deputy Energy Minister Avtandil Kalmamatov said
  • 9 Aug 2011- 15:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent dhaka, Bangladesh The Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (DWASA) has made arrangements to ensure water supply during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which started at the beginning of August. DWASA Managing Director Taksim A. Khan announced on
  • 3 Aug 2011- 09:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan  Activities have been suspended at two temporary detention facilities in Kazakhstan’s Almaty province due to lack of centralized water supply and sewerage systems, the General Prosecutor’s Office said. “It was established that
  • 2 Aug 2011- 09:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India Indian water infrastructure company Pratibha Industries is focusing on the overseas market, scouting for contracts in Middle Eastern and other South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries. Most of the contracts are on