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  • 13 Jan 2019 - 08:42 - COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Kalu Ganga River Development Project in central Sri Lanka has been officially opened by President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena and the Saudi Ambassador to the country.

  • 13 Jan 2019 - 07:14 - PARIS, France - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Insurance giant Swiss Re has announced a new index-based product to protect companies from the financial impact of high or low river water levels. The insurance will cover lost revenues due to business interruption or increased cost due to risk mitigation measures.

  • 13 Jan 2019 - 07:21 - BEIJING, China - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    China Vice Premier Hu Chunhua has called for increased construction of farmland water conservancy projects in a renewed emphasis on water conservation.

  • 13 Jan 2019 - 07:38 - KAMPALA - Local Press Report

    A looming water shortage threatens cholera response activities at Naguru Hospital.

  • 13 Jan 2019 - 07:38 - ROCHESTER NY - Local Press Report

    A recent study traces black carbon transport from the Gulf War Kuwait oil fires of January to November 1991 to the atmosphere and ice core at Muztagh Ata Mountain on the remote northern Tibetan pla

  • 13 Jan 2019 - 07:38 - TALLAHASSEE FL - Local Press Report

    Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is receiving praise from environmentalists and state officials across political lines after he released a slew of efforts to protect the state's waters on Thursday, ju

  • 13 Jan 2019 - 07:38 - FAIRFIELD CA - Local Press Report

    President Trump is considering taking more than $2 billion already approved by Congress for flood control projects in California to help fund the building of his controversial border wall, accordin

  • 13 Jan 2019 - 07:38 - RIYADH - Local Press Report

    Saudi Arabia's Water & Electricity Company (WEC) has prequalified eight major international engineering groups as supervision consultants for the upcoming desalination projects in the kingdom.

  • 13 Jan 2019 - 06:54 - TUNIS, Tunisia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Two international development banks have joined forces to support a new $172 Million USD program to bring sanitation services to over 200,000 people in small municipalities in Tunisia.

  • 11 Jan 2019 - 10:39 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Water authorities in the capital city of the United States face an interesting decision (ish) - should a non-bill-paying White House be cut off from water supply? The Board of Directors of DC Water is currently considering the point at which supply to a customer may be cut off for non-payment of bills. The notable customer owes $16.5 Million USD - it's the shuttered federal government of the US and its Washington DC facilities, including the republic's executive mansion.

  • 11 Jan 2019 - 08:50 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    A new analysis shows variation in the way state and federal regulators manage PFAS contaminants in drinking water, with some states adopting guideline levels that are more health protective than th

  • 11 Jan 2019 - 08:50 - KIGALI - Local Press Report

    On January 9, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement with the Government of the Republic of Rwanda to provide grant aid of up to 3.191 billion yen for the Projec

  • 11 Jan 2019 - 08:50 - HYDERABAD - Local Press Report

    The water crisis problem in the city has emboldened water tanker operators to exploit groundwater resources illegally.

  • 11 Jan 2019 - 08:50 - PARIS - Local Press Report

    Suez has won two contracts in water distribution and network management in Udupi and Puttur, two cities in the Southern Indian state of Karnataka.

  • 11 Jan 2019 - 08:50 - HÀ TĨNH - Local Press Report

    The Vietnam Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has raised concerns over the controversial Thạch Khê Iron Ore Mine in central Hà Tĩnh Province, saying the mine should not restart operatio

  • 11 Jan 2019 - 08:50 - NOVOBUREYSKIY - Local Press Report

    Stunning sculptures appear hanging on trees that were submerged by a giant new reservoir.

  • 11 Jan 2019 - 07:49 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    It has been reported that US President Donald J Trump is considering his daughter Ivanka for the soon-to-be-vacant Presidency of the World Bank Group. The Financial Times described the first daughter's name as "floating around Washington" to be the President's nominee. Ivanka Trump, a failed fashion entrepreneur, currently acts as a special adviser to her father. Former US Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, has also been described as a candidate for the role.

    In a surprise development World Bank Group (WBG) President Jim Yong Kim is to step down at the end of January. His successor will be selected by the Board of the Group's Executive Directors for a five-year, renewable term. As the largest investor in the WBG, the United States administration of current US President Trump effectively controls the organization's leadership succession. The World Bank Group is the largest single investor in water projects globally.

  • 9 Jan 2019 - 07:57 - SINGAPORE - Local Press Report

    Singapore's water agency PUB has, at Johor's request, supplied additional treated water to Malaysia after production there was disrupted due to pollution.

  • 9 Jan 2019 - 07:57 - DUBAI - Local Press Report

    Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (Dewa) has invited consultants to submit proposals for the emirate’s first independent water project (IWP).

  • 9 Jan 2019 - 07:57 - ISLAMABAD - Local Press Report

    The Pakistan Supreme Court on Saturday issued a notice to the Indus Water Commission (IWC) over a petition filed against water theft from River Indus.


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