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  • 2 Feb 2017- 11:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The latest issue of “Development Advocate Pakistan”, a United Nations Development Program report, describes water associated problems as among the key challenges faced by the country. “Pakistan’s water profile has changed drastically
  • 25 Jan 2017- 11:43 by Local Press Report TOKYO, JAPAN The Engineer US and Russian scientists have discovered a new way to remove radioactivity from water, which could be used to treat contaminated water at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant. Disasters Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology
  • 25 Jan 2017- 11:43 by Local Press Report ST. JOHN'S Renewable Energy Magazine The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), has signed a $15 million concessionary loan agreement for the development of a hybrid solar and wind generation project in the Caribbean state of Antigua and Barbuda. The
  • 16 Jan 2017- 04:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JERUSALEM Palestinians and Israelis on Sunday agreed to renew activities of the Joint Water Committee after a six-year freeze that has made it difficult to advance projects to benefit Palestinians and Israelis living in the West Bank and contributed to
  • 14 Dec 2016- 11:06 by Local Press Report AMMAN PV Magazine The EU is providing a €30 million ($31.8 million) grant to help the Water Authority of Jordan build a new solar PV plant to power three-to-five water pumping stations across the country. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • 22 Nov 2016- 09:22 by Local Press Report GABARONE African Review A "first-of-its-kind" self-sustaining rural water treatment system that operates without grid electricity or solar power will launch in Botswana to help accelerate clean water provision. Scotmas Bravo Hydro, which generates
  • 22 Nov 2016- 09:22 by Local Press Report DOHA Construction Week Online Utilities provider Kahramaa has announced a clamp down on people who are guilty of wasting water and electricity. The inspection drive is aimed at catching and fining those who flout Qatar’s water and electricity wastage Law No.
  • 22 Nov 2016- 08:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has urged members of the Minsk-based Trilateral Contact Group on Eastern Ukraine to take urgent action to provide water supply in the Luhansk region. To avoid cut-offs affecting 600
  • 21 Nov 2016- 13:12 by Local Press Report HA TINH VNExpress International A hydropower dam which discharged a large amount of water without any advance notice and caused flooding in the central province of Ha Tinh last month has been fined VND115.5 million, or nearly $5,200. The flood, also partly
  • 16 Nov 2016- 12:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN Abbas Araqchi, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs, this week called for Iran to put hydro-politics prominently on its international agenda. Araqchi serves as Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator in talks with the P5+1
  • 16 Nov 2016- 04:08 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Tehran Times Unnerved by the prospect of a parched Iran where internal and external conflicts on water resources would be unavoidable, Abbas Araqchi, who served as top nuclear negotiator with great powers, has called for a more active and creative
  • 15 Nov 2016- 07:57 by Local Press Report BULAWAYO Bulawayo24 News Binga District has been hit by a serious water shortage after a Zesa transformer at Deka Drum broke down more than three weeks ago leading to dry taps as the pump that pumps water from the Zambezi River to the centre uses electricity
  • 15 Nov 2016- 07:57 by Local Press Report FUKUOKA Japan Today Utilities were completely restored by Sunday, five days after a huge sinkhole suddenly opened up beneath a major road in downtown Hakata, Fukuoka Prefecture, disrupting electricity, gas, telephone, water and sewage systems. Access
  • 11 Nov 2016- 08:15 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE The public relations exercise of Tajikistan's president Emomali Rahmon marked a major stride toward finally building the Rogun hydropower plant — a project that could, when completed, solve Tajikistan’s electricity shortage woes
  • 11 Nov 2016- 08:15 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Deccan Herald India will not take part in an arbitration initiated by the World Bank to resolve its dispute with Pakistan over two hydroelectric projects proposed to be built on cross-border rivers. Policy Scarcity Transnational Issues New Delhi