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  • 16 Dec 2018- 11:37 by OOSKAnews Info EDINBURGH, Scotland The sight of a sniffer dog in the arrivals area of an airport is not uncommon; the sight of a sniffer dog in the middle of a field in the more remote western Scotland is uncommon. However, sniffer dogs are now being used by Scottish Water to
  • 14 Dec 2018- 09:34 by OOSKAnews Info NABLUS, Palestine The government of Israel has informed Palestinian landowners that a new 7-kilometer water pipeline is to be constructed between two illegal settlements in the northern portion of the West Bank. The pipeline is to go through farmland own by
  • 11 Dec 2018- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India It is estimated that a new $400 Million USD loan by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) for piped water supply will positively affect up to 3.3 million people in Andhra Pradesh. In addition to benefits to the general population
  • 7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report CHON BURI Bangkok Post Officials are planning to lay an undersea pipe to pump water to Koh Lan, a scenic islet off Pattaya, in a fresh bid to solve the severe water shortage there. If the project is given the green light, several thousand local residents and
  • 6 Dec 2018- 09:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent READING, United Kingdom The UK’s largest water and waste services provider, Thames Water, has agreed a $1.8 Billion Revolving Credit Facility (RCF) with the interest rate conditional on annual performance against Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG
  • 26 Nov 2018- 08:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington, United States The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is planning to permanently close its mission in the West Bank and Gaza in early 2019 in a move certain to exacerbate an ongoing water crisis in the region. Israeli
  • 21 Nov 2018- 14:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Minsk, Belarus The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) are to extend loans to the city of Minsk, Belarus to finance modern wastewater management systems. The project will have significant
  • 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
  • 19 Nov 2018- 13:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The UK board of Antofagasta Mining has approved a $1.3 Billion USD expansion for its Los Pelambres copper mine in Chile which has historically attracted controversy related to water use / stewardship. The company is planning to
  • 19 Nov 2018- 13:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed November 16 a $169 Million USD loan as the First Tranche of a $500 Million USD multi-tranche financing to develop climate-resilient water supply, sewerage, and drainage
  • 16 Nov 2018- 13:31 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY UrduPoint Illegal armed groups have damaged Colombia's second largest oil pipeline of Cano-Limon Covenas, the Colombian Ecopetrol energy giant said late on Tuesday. As a result, three channels in the northwestern province of Arauca have been
  • 14 Nov 2018- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia A new report urges immediate action to ensure a sustainable future for communities and companies that depend on the Kafue River. The lower basin of the Kafue River is the subject of a new report released by WWF in collaboration with
  • 8 Nov 2018- 12:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Reinvented Toilet Expo in Beijing was the occasion chosen for the African Development Bank’s November 6 announcement of a new sanitation project for sub-Saharan Africa’s urban inhabitants. The Gates Foundation, in partnership with the
  • 14 Nov 2018- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico Following a planned 4 day outage (that in some places lasted 7 days), the 22 million residents of Mexico City again had water from November 7.  The suspension of service had to do with the replacement of a pipe…but not just any pipe…
  • 6 Nov 2018- 13:16 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI The Hindu For thousands of communities across India, the process of getting drinking water is now the same as the process of getting cash: they head to an ATM. With 82 crore people who still do not have access to piped water and 70% of water in the

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