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  • 28 Oct 2018- 08:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABUJA, Nigeria The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced the launch of a new urban water and sanitation "activity" aimed at providing 500,000 Nigerian families in six states access to reliable supply of clean, piped
  • 2 Jul 2018- 09:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Kazahkstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev last week ratified an agreement between Kazahkstan and China on cooperation in construction of a landslide prevention dam on the cross-border Khorgos River.  An initial construction agreement
  • 2 Jul 2018- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TARAZ, Kazakhstan Delegates from Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan discussed water sharing in the Chu and Talas River Basins at a June 27 conference in Taraz which was dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the first protocol on water sharing of the Talas River
  • 21 Feb 2018- 09:57 by Local Press Report YENAGOA Premium Times Nigeria Prolonged power outage and high cost of petrol have worsened the acute water shortage in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital. Residents now spend more to buy water for domestic uses as they relied on water vendors who sell water
  • 12 Jan 2018- 07:34 by Local Press Report SIKOTO, Nigeria ESI Africa Nigeria's Sokoto State government has awarded a contract for the construction of 250 solar powered water schemes, which will be developed in rural areas across the state's 23 local government areas. An official statement
  • 8 May 2017- 12:51 by Local Press Report ABUJA All Africa Water samples obtained from different locations in Abuja, Lagos and Kaduna indicated the presence of microbiological organisms that exceeded the maximum permissible level by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Nigerian Standard for
  • 21 Nov 2016- 13:17 by Local Press Report LONDON Business & Human Rights Resource Centre Royal Dutch Shell this week is facing fresh environmental claims in a London high court as well as in the Netherlands, from two Nigerian communities who have suffered pollution episodes following repeated
  • 21 Oct 2016- 08:53 by Local Press Report BAKU Trend News Agency Forty-five water reservoirs in Kazakhstan are in dangerous condition and require repairs, Kazakh Agriculture Ministry said Oct. 20. In total there are 309 water reservoirs in Kazakhstan. The state owns 83 of them. Energy Security Food
  • 10 Oct 2016- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz security forces last week “eliminated” a group of suspected “terrorists” who had seized the Orto-Tokoy water reservoir on the Chu River in north-central Kyrgyzstan’s Naryn province. The operation was part of the Rubezh 2016
  • 16 Sep 2016- 11:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABUJA, Nigeria The federal government of Nigeria has commissioned the $15 million USD Central Ogbia regional water supply project, which was conceived as a result of a cholera epidemic and water-related diseases in many parts of Bayelsa state, in the
  • 31 Aug 2016- 05:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons (IDPs), Chaloka Beyani, last week urged the Nigerian government and the international community to take urgent humanitarian action to protect hundreds of thousands
  • 24 Aug 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has expressed alarm at the “catastrophic” humanitarian situation in northeastern Nigeria, where Boko Haram militants have displaced nearly 2 million people over the past three years. The extent of the
  • 8 Aug 2016- 10:46 by Local Press Report KADUNA Daily Post The Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company (KRPC), has decried the activities of water communities who specialize in tapping into its water pipes illegally. The company said it was loosing about 50 cubic litres of water every hour to
  • 2 Aug 2016- 08:41 by Local Press Report STEPNOGORSK Kazakh TV Stepnogorsk Pipe Plant is one of the largest enterprises of the national market that adjusted production of new products. Nowadays, the plant produces the highest quality pipe with diameter of over one meter. Thus, the product range
  • 21 Jun 2016- 08:58 by Local Press Report OSKEMEN Kazakh-TV Flood situation still remains critical in East Kazakhstan region. For the first time in 50 years the level of water in the Black Irtysh exceeded the critical level. At the same time 2/3 of the filling of Bukhtarma reservoir goes from here

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