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  • 21 Nov 2018- 11:30 by Local Press Report KUALA LUMPUR Star 2 The International Water Grid (IWG) is an under-ocean grid system constructed primarily of plastic pipes that will link rivers around the world to desert coastlines. From there, land distribution pipes and storage reservoirs will provide
  • 29 Oct 2018- 13:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRETORIA, South Africa A new report from the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and South Africa's Pegasys Institute assesses the history ofcolonial-era “water grabbing” policies in sub-Saharan Africa and argues for a “de-colonizing”
  • 27 Sep 2018- 06:53 by Local Press Report PUTRAJAYA The Straits Times Singapore's Ministry of Environment and Water Resources (MEWR) has requested that a study on factors affecting the Johor River is completed to ensure a "resilient water supply for Singapore and Johor". "The
  • 8 Aug 2018- 08:34 by OOSKAnews Info Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia The Malaysian state of Selangor has concluded purchase of all the water assets, treatment plants and pipes of Syarikat Pengeluar Air Sungai Selangor Sdn Bhd (SPLASH) through state-owned water company Pengurusan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (Air
  • 2 Jul 2018- 08:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Malaysia-based trading conglomerate, Sime Darby, announced June 2 plans to sell its China-based water management business, Weifang Sime Darby Water Management Co. for $68 Million USD. Sime Darby is seeking to rebalance its
  • 23 Jan 2018- 12:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Malaysian and Singaporean official and ministers are working closely to ensure sufficient water supply from Malaysia’s Johor River for both countries, according to Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. At a joint press
  • 28 Jun 2017- 15:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda Last week’s summit of Nile Basin countries did not live up to its billing. Only two heads of state bothered to make the journey to the June 20-22 event in Kampala, Uganda to resolve differences around the contentious 2010 Entebbe
  • 23 Jun 2017- 13:28 by Local Press Report KAMPALA The Independent Prosperity for Nile Basin countries is the best way to protect River Nile and other water systems in Africa, President Museveni of Uganda has said at a plenary session of the first ever Nile Basin Heads of State summit held at State
  • 21 Jun 2017- 12:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda In the first meeting of its kind since 2010, Uganda’s capital Kampala will this week host a summit of Nile Basin heads of states to resolve differences on the Entebbe Agreement. In 2010 Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania signed
  • 25 Jan 2017- 11:43 by Local Press Report PORT KLANG The Star Online A factory producing rubber gloves in North Port, Port Klang, has been accused of water theft amounting to over RM2.7mil. Pengurusan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (PUAS) and National Services Water Commission (SPAN) officers who raided the
  • 7 Nov 2016- 03:19 by Local Press Report PETALING JAYA Free Malaysia Today Singapore has sounded an alert to cut water use because the Linggiu reservoir in Johor has been drying up. Singapore draws more than half its water supply from the reservoir, and the republic’s prime minister, Lee Hsien Loong
  • 7 Oct 2016- 11:46 by Local Press Report KOTA KINABALU The Star Online The Federal Government is spending hundreds of millions of ringgit annually through special allocations to im­­prove the water supply in Sabah. These are mainly for the construction of water treatment plants, installation of new
  • 6 Oct 2016- 08:21 by Local Press Report KAMPALA New Vision Several parts of Kampala and other surrounding areas are to experience a 48-hour water shutdown to allow pipe reconnection works at Nakasero to evacuate more water and improve water supply in the central business district. Access Corporate
  • 4 Oct 2016- 11:50 by Local Press Report PETALING JAYA Today Online Malaysian police are investigating a personal of authority with the utility board over last month’s water shortage which affected more than 50,000 residents in Selangor. State Infrastructure and Public Utilities, Agriculture
  • 13 Sep 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GLASGOW, United Kingdom OOSKAnews Voices  is a 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 individuals to

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