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  • 30 Sep 2007- 23:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — Kenyan residents living along the shores of Lake Victoria are using the lake's waters in contravention of the Nile Treaty. Residents in Rarieda community in western Kenya are drawing tap water from the lake following completion of
  • 10 Sep 2007- 23:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent dhaka, Bangladesh — The Indian government is preparing to seek international funds for a river-linking project to divert vast quantities of water from three major transboundary river systems, despite widespread concern over the effects on the ecology
  • 10 Sep 2007- 23:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, KUALA LUMPUR — Finland-based mining and technology company Outotec Oyj, formerly known as Outokumpu Technology OYJ, has won a $100 million contract USD for a water treatment facility in the eastern coastal district of
  • 10 Sep 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates — The massive construction of independent water and power projects (IWPPs) in the Persian Gulf region is not going to be enough to cover projected demand. Yet for now they remain the only real option to increase water supply
  • 3 Sep 2007- 23:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent India, BHOPAL — As population and demands for water grow in India, so does the potential for violent conflict. Madhya Pradesh, in the central part of the country, one of India's largest states, is reeling under acute water shortages, with households
  • 3 Sep 2007- 00:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Iraq, BAGHDAD, BEIRUT, Lebanon- Despite some success in rebuilding the water infrastructure damaged by last year's war between Israel and Hezbollah, Lebanon is still experiencing serious water shortages and water-quality problems. Experts say it is
  • 27 Aug 2007- 11:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The Saudi Ministry of Water and Electricity has enlisted women as part of its comprehensive strategy to promote water conservation in the kingdom, which is listed among 10 countries in the world with the least water resources.
  • 27 Aug 2007- 11:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — The government has launched a Water Appeals Court and a board to oversee its mandate in arbitrating disputes and related to water use and provision. Competition for scarce water resources in the country has led to serious conflicts
  • 13 Aug 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TRIPOLI, LIBYA- In Libya, where water is almost as valuable a commodity as oil, the announcement that France will sell Libya a nuclear reactor to provide drinking water from desalinated seawater has been welcomed. The agreement, with an undisclosed
  • 13 Aug 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Iraq, BAGHDAD- Iraqis fighting for survival amid an insurgency, sectarian death squads, and scarcities of electricity, water and other essentials, now face a new peril: The Mosul Dam across the Tigris River in the north of the country is in danger of
  • 13 Aug 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — The Water Resources Management Authority received increased funding from the government and donors. The authority also inaugurated a new board of directors to steer its operations for the next three years, and got a raft of new
  • 6 Aug 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRUT, Lebanon- Three new wastewater treatment plants have been built in the villages of Rashaya, Bakka, and El Housh in the eastern Lebanese province of Bekaa, using funds from the U.S. Agency for International Development. The plants will serve some 7
  • 6 Aug 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — The Egyptian government has allocated $1 million USD to dig 20 wells in Southern Sudan, officials said. The decision came following a meeting headed by Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif to discuss the Egyptian efforts to help other Nile Basin
  • 30 Jul 2007- 08:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — Nile experts gathered to formulate ideas on ways to tap the river's resources to bring economic benefits in Nile Basin Initiative countries. The two-day forum in the Kenyan capital meeting came amid heightened efforts to fast track
  • 30 Jul 2007- 08:09 by Local Press Report BEIRUT, Lebanon United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) — The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) will hold workshops to train members of Lebanese chambers of commerce, industry and

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