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  • 23 Jul 2018- 07:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran Residents of the southern Iranian city of Borazjan blocked the main road leading into the city at the weekend as part of a protest over water shortages, state-run Iran Labor News Agency (ILNA) has reported.  “On Sunday morning, July 22,
  • 22 Jul 2018- 08:47 by OOSKAnews Info RIDAYH, Saudi Arabia Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC), a Suadia Arabia government corporation has engaged ACCIONA Agua to build the Al Khobar desalination plant in Khobar on the country's east coast, about 400 kilometres from Riyadh. This EPC
  • 22 Jul 2018- 08:17 by Local Press Report BACAU Romania Insider The almost 200,000 inhabitants of Bacau, one of the biggest cities in Eastern Romania, have been without water since last Saturday [July 14] after a large pipe burst. The 45-km pipe was changed seven years ago, with an investment of EUR
  • 22 Jul 2018- 08:51 by OOSKAnews Info RAMALLAH, Palestine Authority Israeli forces destroyed water pipelines in Furush Beit Dajan village, east of Nablus July 19 according to a municipal source. As reported by the official Palestinian news agency  WAFA, Deputy Mayor of Furush Beit Dajan Azzam al
  • 18 Jul 2018- 08:53 by Local Press Report HESSEQUA Sowetan Live The French government and the Western Cape provincial government have committed to invest R9m on a 50-50 basis in the country’s first solar-powered desalination plant‚ at Witsand in the Hessaqua municipality. There are at least four
  • 18 Jul 2018- 08:53 by Local Press Report MANILA Xinhuanet News Philippine Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez said on Tuesday that there will be no dangers of so-called debt trap from the China-funded infrastructure projects, adding all the programs are "economically viable" and positive
  • 18 Jul 2018- 08:53 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The Construction Index Water supply in New York City and nearby Westchester County is to be improved through the construction of a $1.2 billion USD tunnelling project. New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) expects to finish
  • 18 Jul 2018- 08:53 by Local Press Report San Francisco Climate Bonds Initiative Green bond issuer San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) is seeking both domestic and international interest for its new tranches of Climate Bonds Certified green municipal bonds, of approximately $402
  • 18 Jul 2018- 05:29 by Local Press Report MUSCAT GDN Online The largest water desalination plant was officially opened, pumping up to 281,000 cubic metres per day. A consortium made up of Itochu Corporation, ENGIE, SUEZ, and Towell Engineering, to finance, build and operate a new seawater
  • 11 Jul 2018- 12:02 by OOSKAnews Info TOKYO, Japan Hundreds of thousands of people in western Japan affected by devastating floods and landslides are contiuing to struggle this with water outages, while the death toll in the country’s worst rain-related disaster in decades climbed to at least 176,
  • 23 Jul 2018- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Concern is mounting in Ukraine about radioactive contamination of fresh water caused by flooding of mines in the Russia-occupied east of the country. Ambassador Ihor Prokopchuk, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the International
  • 11 Jul 2018- 13:41 by OOSKAnews Info Tel Aviv, Israel Researchers who monitored nearly 200,000 people in Israel have found that those who were drinking desalinated water showed an increased risk of heart disease as compared to those consuming natural water. (Times of Israel) In a report published
  • 7 Jul 2018- 12:55 by Local Press Report KARACHI UrduPoint Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar has termed the Supreme Court's order about the construction of Bhasha and Mohmand dams historic. He said the Council of Common Interest (CCI) has no issue on the construction of these water reservoirs. The
  • 7 Jul 2018- 12:55 by Local Press Report DHAKA Asian Development Bank Bangladesh is to receive a $20 million USD loan from an Asian Development Bank (ADB) Power System Efficiency Improvement Project together with an additional $25.44 million USD in grant financing to spur off-grid solar photovoltaic
  • 11 Jul 2018- 13:19 by Local Press Report MANILA Water and Waste Digest Daegu City, South Korea has submitted a proposal of co-operation to the Philippines to explore advanced technology for wastewater treatment and water quality systems. The proposal involves a government-to-government agreement to

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