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  • 26 Apr 2019- 10:03 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Business Standard Parameswaran Iyer, Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, has said that the government is working on four verticals to achieve the target of ODF [Open Document Format] which include fecal sludge management, rural
  • 23 Apr 2019- 11:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FLINT MI, United States United States District Judge Linda V. Parker ruled against the US Environment Protection Agency (USEPA) April 18, and did not dismiss the lawsuit of 3,000 Flint MI residents claiming that the agency was negligent and failed to
  • 22 Apr 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Info RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil The number of water disputes in Brazil rose by 40 percent between 2017 and 2018, with the number of affected families more than doubling, according to a new report. In addition, 2018 recorded the highest water discord since 2002. The
  • 19 Apr 2019- 12:11 by Local Press Report PARADISE CA The Sacramento Bee Weeks after the Camp Fire roared through Butte County last November, devouring entire towns, officials made an alarming find: The Paradise drinking water is now laced with benzene, a volatile compound linked to cancer. Water
  • 17 Apr 2019- 08:41 by Local Press Report SOFIA See News State-owned water utility Vodosnabdiavane i Kanalizatsia, servicing the city of Smolyan, said that it has reopened a tender for a revamp of the city's water supply and sewerage system, worth an estimated 46.6 million levs ($27 million/23
  • 8 Apr 2019- 07:04 by Local Press Report KITUI The Star The contractor of the stalled multimillion Umaa dam has been paid Sh536 million ($5.35 Million USD) even though construction has stopped. The contractor, Draft and Development Engineers, demanded to be paid Sh1.6 ($15.9 Million) but after
  • 4 Apr 2019- 11:19 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE The Straits Times Tunnelling work has begun on a massive underground sewage superhighway in western Singapore – the most ambitious project of its kind here to date. On track to be completed in 2025, the underground labyrinth of pipes will comprise
  • 21 Mar 2019- 08:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India Jayantika Kutty, Research Analyst with think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) OOSKAnewscast audio interview. This OOSKAnewscast was recorded on the occasion of the release
  • 14 Mar 2019- 12:04 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Eyewitness News The City of Cape Town has dismissed an African National Congress (ANC) lawsuit to have increased water tariffs scrapped as a political ploy. The Democratic Alliance-run City of Cape Town is not fazed by the ANC's legal
  • 13 Mar 2019- 06:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARACAS, Venezuela Intensifying the ongoing political crisis in Venezuela, a power black out has put operations of water utilities at risk. Caracas began to “go dry” March 11with water services almost nonexistent in large parts of the capital. The
  • 8 Mar 2019- 11:38 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK Windhoek Observer The City of Windhoek (CoW) said on Thursday that it will amend charges to clients by backdating higher water supply tariffs from 01 January 2019 instead of July last year after residents complained about high water bills. This comes
  • 8 Mar 2019- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania A controversial gold mine in northern Tanzania has been instructed to halt waste water pollution by March 30 or be shut down by the country’s government. Tanzania Mining Minister Doto Biteko said Acacia needs to stop contaminated
  • 8 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report Dubai Arabian Business Alpha Utilities, a Dubai-based firm owned by one of India’s wealthiest families, is in “advanced talks” to enter the lucrative water desalination market in Saudi Arabia, according to the director of the firm’s parent company. Alpha
  • 2 Mar 2019- 12:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called on development partners to amplify their support for implementation of sanitation programs that would enhance delivery of Africa’s promise to the continent. The call came at this year
  • 2 Mar 2019- 08:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico A referendum in Mexico appears to have given the go-ahead to the controversial Integral Morelos Project (PIM), an infrastructure initiative that includes two thermoelectric power plants, a gas pipeline and an aqueduct in the country&

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