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  • 15 Dec 2015- 08:30 by Local Press Report LAHORE Pakistan Today Water filtration plants are direly needed in half of the city as rusty or broken pipelines supplying unhygienic water to citizens has put their health at risk. Corporate Risk Health Pollution Sanitation, Hygiene & Disease Social
  • 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
  • 8 Dec 2015- 08:28 by Local Press Report SAO PAULO Bloomberg At the start of this year, the state-run water utility known as Sabesp was facing a water shortage so devastating it was prepping contingency plans to cut supplies for up to five days a week across neighborhoods in metropolitan Sao Paulo.
  • 23 Nov 2015- 09:27 by Local Press Report SAO PAULO Christian Science Monitor Once considered “the Saudi Arabia of Water,” Brazil is now nearly deplete of it. As drought continues to scorch Southeastern Brazil to unprecedented degrees, San Paolo’s primary water reservoir, the Cantareira, has been
  • 20 Nov 2015- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, OR, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a new series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for organizations and
  • 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
  • 13 Nov 2015- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government this week announced plans to build a $114 million USD water treatment plant to meet the current and future needs of the water-stressed city of Gwadar. Gwadar is an important part of the $46 billion USD China
  • 9 Nov 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government has decided to approach the World Bank about financing a $1.2 billion USD project that would supply drinking water from Tarbela Dam on the Indus River to the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, both of
  • 29 Oct 2015- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GREENBELT, MD, United States Southeastern Brazil, which is currently in the grips of its worst drought in 35 years, has lost an average of 15 trillion gallons of water per year from 2012 to 2015, according to a new study from the US National Aeronautics
  • 21 Oct 2015- 08:57 by Local Press Report DIVINOPOLIS CTBR A consortium including Acciona Agua, GEL Engenharia and FB Participaciones has secured a USD $110 million contract for the end-to-end management of the sanitation system of Divinopolis, in southeastern Brazil under a 26-year concession. Work
  • 15 Oct 2015- 09:37 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Geo TV Federal Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif told the Senate on Tuesday that seven water reservoir projects, including the controversial Kalabagh Dam, were under consideration. Energy Security Innovation, Infrastructure &
  • 1 Oct 2015- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SÃO PAULO, Brazil São Paulo state sanitation company Sabesp will continue providing basic water and sanitation services to the port city of Santos for the next 30 years, under an agreement signed September 29th. The contract represents a $104.5 million
  • 23 Sep 2015- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GILGIT, Pakistan The land acquisition process for the Diamer Bhasha Dam reservoir has been completed, Hafeez-ur-Rehman, chief minister of the Gilgit-Baltistan autonomous region, where the project will be built, said this week. Radio Pakistan quoted him
  • 21 Sep 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAO PAULO, Brazil An ongoing sanitation project to restore São Paulo’s Tiete River has been halted, Brazilian daily Folha De São Paulo reported last week. Drought has caused Sabesp, São Paulo state’s water and waste management company, to shift its
  • 2 Sep 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistani Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has given approval for the Murree Bulk Water Supply Project, which will transport water from the Jhelum River to the tourist resort of Murree, officials told OOSKAnews this week. The