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  • 17 Sep 2007- 10:09 by Local Press Report MAPUTO, Mozambique Agenda de Informacao de Mocambique — The World Bank has extended a $15 million USD loan for a project to expand the water supply system in Mozambique. The project will increase water coverage in the cities ofBeira, Quelimane, Nampula and
  • 17 Sep 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, ABU DHABI, NAMIBIA, WINDHOEK — The UAE Ministry of Energy has announced its 2008-2010 strategic plan, consisting of 16 key initiatives and 25 supplementary initiatives, including a project to develop a comprehensive database on
  • 10 Sep 2007- 23:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India — Several hundred non-governmental organizations throughout India have been working to spread awareness about water conservation. In mid-July this year, local NGO Sehgal Foundation conducted street theater for two days in four villages
  • 10 Sep 2007- 23:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India — Residents of India's capital are to be fined heavily for watering their gardens or washing cars once measures to stop wastage of potable water come into effect. The Delhi Jal (Water) Board plans to impose a fine of about $50.00
  • 10 Sep 2007- 23:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUWAHATI, India — The Guwahati Development Department of India's Assam state has proposed a $246 million USD water supply project to India's federal government. The goal is to secure funding for the project under federal government's
  • 10 Sep 2007- 10:09 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN, South Africa BuaNews (South Africa) — The Department of Water Affairs and Forestry is conducting a gender analysis audit, to look at the effects its programs have had on South African women. "We will be able to see what impact as well as the
  • 3 Sep 2007- 23:26 by Local Press Report Malaysia, KUALA LAMPUR The Star (Malaysia) — All water and sewerage owners will have to register with the National Water Services Commission (SPAN) and apply for operating licenses by early next year, according to commission chairman Tan Sri Zaini Omar The
  • 3 Sep 2007- 23:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India — Even as the groundwater depletion across India is reaching critical proportions due to overdrawing, most of the areas across the country are reluctant to take harsh measures to correct the problem. According to an assessment in 2004 by
  • 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
  • 3 Sep 2007- 00:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, TEL AVIV, Israel, ABU DHABI — Officials from the United Arab Emirates and Turkmenistan are discussing ways to increase water cooperation, particularly with regard to water purification and desalination. Over the past week, UAE
  • 27 Aug 2007- 11:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — The government has approved $1.4 million USD for the rehabilitation of Nairobi Dam and Nairobi river projects, through Nairobi Dam Trust initiative. The Nairobi Dam Trust was created four years ago to clean up the capital's dams
  • 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
  • 27 Aug 2007- 11:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, ABU DHABI — The UAE Regulation & Supervision Bureau, the United Arab Emirates' energy regulator, said the Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA) has been warned not to increase its stakes in independent water and power
  • 27 Aug 2007- 11:56 by Local Press Report Nigeria, OWERRI Vanguard (Nigeria) — The Imo State government has established a panel to draft a water policy guideline, according to Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Public Utilities and Rural Development Joy Njemanze. Njemanze said the panel would
  • 20 Aug 2007- 11:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAMA, Bahrain — The Bahraini Ministry of Finance has appointed a team comprising BNP Paribas, Freshfields Bruckhaus Derringer and Mott MacDonald as consultants on the independent water and power project (IWPP) at Addur. The companies had been waiting

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