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  • 15 Jan 2020- 09:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Irrigation from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan met 14 January in Washington DC to discuss continuing differences around timing and technical regulations regarding filling and operation of the
  • 15 Dec 2019- 09:46 by Staff- Water Diplomat HARARE, Zimbabwe Lack of rain in Zambia and Zimbabwe has left the area in a prolonged drought, drastically reducing flow at the iconic Victoria Falls, shrinking Lake Kariba, affecting tourism, threatening the livelihood of regional farmers, and causing
  • 11 Dec 2019- 10:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat NAIROBI, Kenya Member States of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) will share reliable data for better monitoring of the Nile’s water resources under the $5.5 Million USD Nile Basin Regional HydroMet System  to inform national planning and evidence-based
  • 11 Dec 2019- 08:14 by Staff- Water Diplomat VIANTIANE, Laos The Mekong River Commission (MRC) has suggested that receent  change in colour of the Mekong River in Thailand and Laos with serious consequences, and called for more data sharing with the China-backed Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Mechanism.
  • 10 Dec 2019- 11:51 by Local Press Report BEIJING Xinhua China's total annual consumption of unconventional water resources is expected to exceed 9 billion cubic meters this year, with recycled water to account for over 80 percent of the amount, said an official with the Ministry of Water
  • 7 Nov 2019- 07:29 by Local Press Report LODWAR Construction Review Online The government of Kenya through the Turkana County Government is in talks with Almar Water Solutions, a Spanish provider of specialist expertise and solutions in water infrastructure development, for the construction of a
  • 29 Oct 2019- 13:23 by Local Press Report MOMBASA Global Trending News Authorities in Kenya’s driest region are in talks with a Saudi investor to build a desalination plant, after hopes of finding drinking water from an aquifer were dashed. Tito Ochieng, the director of water services in Turkana, in
  • 29 Sep 2019- 06:55 by Local Press Report URUMQI Xinhua Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region provided access to drinking water for more than 264,000 people in rural areas by August, according to the region's water resources department. A total of 300,000 people in rural areas
  • 7 Sep 2019- 05:32 by Local Press Report BLOEMFONTEIN 702 The Department of Water and Sanitation has warned that the country must improve its water management or South Africa will run out of the precious resource by 2030. The University of Free State Professor Anthony Turton says Gauteng is
  • 11 Jun 2019- 12:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NIJMEGEN, Netherlands A letter on behalf of 30 international and African NGOs and activists has been sent to Standard Bank and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation urging the lenders to reconsider their initial support for an oil development project in
  • 1 Jun 2019- 08:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHANGHAI, China New research from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the China University of Petroleum could create more eco-friendly hydraulic fracking. In addition, it might also serve as a means for storing captured CO2. Fracking is a widely-used
  • 24 May 2019- 09:33 by OOSKAnews Info WASHINGTON DC, United States The World Bank has announced $78 Million USD in funding for Phase II of the Lesotho Lowlands Water Development Project. Lesotho’s access to water supply services is relatively high compared to other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa,
  • 18 May 2019- 06:56 by OOSKAnews Info SINGAPORE, Singapore A new assessmsnt of the Asia-Pacific Water and Wastewater Services sector to 2022 covers services delivered to municipal (government) and industrial (private) sectors and includes treatment, supply, management, and use of water and
  • 17 May 2019- 07:58 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Pumps Africa The Radisson Blu, a leading American luxury hotel brand, located close to the Atlantic Ocean has sunk a borehole under the hotel to access the water source allowing for up to 11 500 liters of seawater to be pumped into tanks in one
  • 17 May 2019- 07:53 by Local Press Report HONG KONG South China Morning Post Hong Kong lawmakers have unanimously endorsed a HK$7.7 billion (US$987 million) plan for the government to build a desalination plant that will meet 5 per cent of the city’s demand for drinking water. At a meeting of the

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