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  • 16 Dec 2009- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Argentina, BUENOS AIRES The Argentinean provinces of Santa Fe and Cordoba have agreed to develop a preliminary plan to jointly build an aqueduct to transfer water from the Parana River to both provinces. This occurred after the governors of both
  • 11 Nov 2009- 08:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Argentina, BUENOS AIRES Some 90 percent of Argentina has been hit by drought conditions, with some of the worse-off regions rationing water supplies, officials said at the beginning of November. "Around 90 percent of Argentina is already suffering,
  • 11 Nov 2009- 08:19 by Local Press Report Argentina, BUENOS AIRES The Seattle Times (United States) Environmentalists are hailing the recent decision by a federal judge to fine Argentina's environmental secretary and two local politicians for their failure to clean up the Riachuelo River.
  • 12 Oct 2009- 14:47 by Local Press Report KAMPALA, Uganda The New Vision (Uganda) The parliament gave approval for the government to borrow some $52 million USD from the African Development Bank for the Kampala Sanitation Program. The funds will be used to rehabilitate and extend the 135-kilometer
  • 7 Oct 2009- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Argentina, SANTIAGO DEL ESTERO The government of Santiago del Estero province in Argentina signed a contract with the consortium Esuco-Mijovi for construction of a $49 million USD water system. A 120-kilometer water main from the Rio Hondo to the Laprida
  • 9 Sep 2009- 16:02 by Local Press Report Argentina, BUENOS AIRES Creamer Media's Mining Weekly (South Africa) Chinese mining company MCC Miner a Sierra Grande, a subsidiary of China Metallurgical Group, reached an agreement with the Rio Negro provincial government on water supply. The agreement
  • 7 Sep 2009- 14:47 by Local Press Report KAMPALA, Uganda The New Vision (Uganda) The government will construct water supply and sanitation systems in 17 districts using a $26.4 million USD grant from Austria and the European Union. Seventy-five of the towns who applied for water and sanitation
  • 1 Jul 2009- 19:55 by Local Press Report Argentina, BUENOS AIRES Tierramerica Using a loan from the World Bank, the Argentine government is launching a pro gram to clean up the MatanzaRiachuelo River, the country's most polluted waterway. The $1.48 billion USD project is being funded with $644
  • 10 Jun 2009- 16:02 by Local Press Report Argentina, BUENOS AIRES Hydro Review Five groups have submitted expressions of interest in the project to build the 478-megawatt Chihuido 1 hydroelectric project on the Neuquen River, according to Neuquen province officials. The project also includes a 17
  • 12 May 2009- 16:02 by Local Press Report Argentina, MAR DEL PLATA momento24 (Argentina) A technical problem with one of the municipality's pump engines resulted in a water shortage at the beginning of the month in Mar Del Plata. More than half of the city's residents were affected.
  • 27 Apr 2009- 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt T he Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources said it will work to accelerate implementation of joint projects in other Nile Basin countries, particularly in Sudan and Uganda. "We have agreed with the Southern Sudanese
  • 17 Mar 2009- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RESISTENCIA, Argentina About $17.5 million USD will be invested in water and sewer pipelines in Argentine cities. Under the project, Program for Assistance in Areas with Health Risk (PROARSA), funds have been allocated for construction of sewer lines in
  • 10 Mar 2009- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Argentina, BUENOS AIRES The Provincial Water Administration (APA) will install a reverse osmosis plant in Frfas Command area, which will supply drinking water to over 500 families from both urban and rural areas. The Project for Strengthening and Safe
  • 23 Feb 2009- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda u ganda has announced that it is urgently seeking $187 million USD to fund a major water infrastructure development plan. The Water and Environment Ministry said last week that the country would focus on four interventions including
  • 10 Feb 2009- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Argentina, FORMOSA A new water system for the region of Pirane has been approved by Governor Gildo Insfran, and will be tendered in the coming days. The new system has been designed to respond to increased demand of the city's population for the

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