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  • 28 Dec 2011- 11:54 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES IPS Water supply far outstrips demand in Argentina, yet 11 percent of the population is still without access to piped water, according to a new study by environmental group Green Cross Argentina (GCA). The report, Water: a General Overview in
  • The Bahamian government has agreed to borrow $81 million USD from the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) for renovation and upgrades to water and sewage infrastructure.
  • 28 Dec 2011- 11:47 by Local Press Report washington, dc Inter-American Development Bank The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) is lending Brazil $280 million USD to finance the third phase of the Prosamim (Programa Social e Ambiental dos Igarapés de Manaus) project, which aims to improve living
  • 28 Dec 2011- 11:44 by Local Press Report SAO PAULO Elster (Press Release) Companhia de Saneamento de Minas Gerais (COPASA), Brazil’s second largest water utility, has chosen Elster to supply more than 111,000 S120 single-jet water meters over the next 12 months, Elster announced. In June, COPASA
  • 28 Dec 2011- 11:37 by Local Press Report CUCUTA Colombia Reports A burst pipe that spilled thousands of barrels of oil into a reservoir has contaminated the water supply of Cucuta, in northern Colombia. It is the second time in four years that a pipe belonging to state-owned oil company Ecopetrol
  • 28 Dec 2011- 11:03 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Caribbean360 The Caribbean Community (Caricom) has launched a project to fight cholera in Haiti. Caricom’s water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) initiative aims to help some 15,000 Haitians by improving sanitation infrastructure and sensitizing
  • 27 Dec 2011- 14:31 by Local Press Report TX, SAN ANTONIO North American Development Bank The Board of Directors of the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) and the North American Development Bank (NADB) announced certification of four new projects worth a total of $136 million USD for
  • 21 Dec 2011- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Kazakhstan, KARAGANDA Karaganda Su, a water utility company in Kazakhstan, has been ordered by an anti-trust court ruling to reduce its tariffs for water and sewage services. The court gave the company five days in which to lower the prices and make an
  • 21 Dec 2011- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Russia, ABAKAN The Khakassian affiliate of Russia’s Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection and Human Welfare (RFSSCRPHW), on behalf of dwellers of Kirovo settlement in Khakassia republic, has sued the local administration and
  • 21 Dec 2011- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Latvia, DAUGAVPILS The Latvian Ministry for Environment and Regional Development earlier this month launched a tender for technical control of water management works in Daugavpils.  The tender was announced as part of the third stage of the European
  • 21 Dec 2011- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan The World Bank has launched the $19 million USD Second Dushanbe Water Supply Project, aimed at improving water quality in the Tajik capital and strengthening the performance capacity of the municipal water services utility.  Out of
  • 21 Dec 2011- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Russia, ELISTA The Russian republic of Kalmykia is stepping up efforts to implement a $5.1 million USD project to improve water services in the capital, Elista. A dam and an up-to-date water reservoir are being constructed in Gashun Salah, located close