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  • 15 Dec 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government has proposed increasing water consumption charges in all provinces, in order to generate funds to maintain existing irrigation system and build new reservoirs. The amount paid by the provinces will be
  • 16 Nov 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan The Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week issued a no-objection certificate to the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB), effectively giving the go-ahead for construction of the long-delayed, 650-million-gallon-per
  • 2 Oct 2015- 08:57 by Local Press Report STRASBOURG Contact.az When discussing the question of the Sarsang water reservoir on Thursday at the Committee on Social Policy of the PACE, there was conflict between the speaker Milica Markovic and Armenian MPs. Markovic (a Rapporteur appointed by
  • 27 Aug 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan The Irrigation Department in Pakistan’s Punjab province last week started work to assess flood-related damage to water projects in the province, an official said. “Our department has started a province-wide survey to have a first-hand
  • 14 Aug 2015- 08:11 by Local Press Report BAKU AzerNews Azerbaijani MP has lambasted Armenia for committing ecological terror against Azerbaijan. Elkhan Suleymanov, a member of the Azerbaijani parliamentary delegation to PACE and president of the Association for Civil Society Development in
  • 17 Apr 2015- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAKU, Azerbaijan Armenia's plans to build a new reservoir on the trans-boundary Araz River could affect water availability in neighboring Azerbaijan, according to Telman Zeynalov, an ecologist and chairman of the Azeri Ministry of Ecology and
  • 30 Mar 2015- 10:52 by Local Press Report BAKU APA The officers of Ministry of Emergency Situations (MES) have detained the person who illegally entered the forbidden area, said the Ministry, APA reports. Access Legislation Regulation Baku Azerbaijan Varvara Reservoir Ministry of Emergency
  • 19 Mar 2015- 11:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government has increased the amount of funding to acquire land for the Diamer Bhasha Dam project to $981 million USD, Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali said this week. He said about half of the total
  • 10 Mar 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Washington-based global research organization the World Resources Institute (WRI), in partnership with four Dutch research organizations, last week launched a new global water risk assessment tool that measures river flood
  • 10 Mar 2015- 10:21 by Local Press Report LAHORE International News Network On March 8, Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif said that the government is preparing a comprehensive long- term plan to enhance water storage capacity, with several small and big water reservoirs to be built after
  • 9 Mar 2015- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan’s Indus River System Authority (IRSA) has urged the government to freeze the country’s Public Sector Development Program for five years, and to reallocate all of the funding instead to reservoir projects. To combat ongoing
  • 5 Mar 2015- 10:28 by Local Press Report BAKU AzerNews Caspian states have managed to reach an agreement on several controversial points pertaining to the draft convention on Caspian Sea status in Baku. Deputy foreign ministers of the five littoral states-- Azerbaijan, Russia, Kazakhstan, Iran and
  • 11 Feb 2015- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistani Water and Power Minister Khawaja Asif said this week that India’s plans to construct several hydropower stations along the Chenab and Jhelum rivers in the Kashmir region would likely cause a water crisis in Pakistan. Asif’s
  • 8 Jan 2015- 10:57 by Local Press Report BAKU AzerNews The River Aras running via the territory of two South Caucasus republics-- Azerbaijan and Armenia-- begins from Turkey and ends in Iran. The generous river is regarded as one of the major water supply sources of all the four countries that it