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  • 5 Feb 2007 - 09:08 - LONDON - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — Time and again when the media trumpet the arrival or development of new desalination projects the stories gloss over the actual cost of the water that is being produced. This

  • 5 Feb 2007 - 09:08 - JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — Southern Africa's otherwise adequate water supplies from aquifers and rivers are being threatened by rising pollution levels from industrial wastewater discharges.

  • 5 Feb 2007 - 09:08 - nairoBi, Kenya - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — Kenya's water availability is projected to fall from 647 cubic meters per capita to 235 cubic meters by 2025 as the country's population increases.

  • 5 Feb 2007 - 09:08 - TEL AVIV, Israel - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — The Israeli government has approved a multimillion-dollar water pipeline project in and around Jerusalem.

  • 5 Feb 2007 - 09:08 - nairoBi, Kenya - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — Bottled water companies in Kenya are benefiting from the government's aggressive efforts to revive the tourism industry.

  • 5 Feb 2007 - 09:08 - FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — Wth a $300 million supply dam project languishing due to lack of donor support, Sierra Leone is building a mini-reservoir to supply water to residents in the

  • 5 Feb 2007 - 09:08 - nairoBi, Kenya - Local Press Report

    — The Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company started disconnecting water supply to an estimated 20,000 customers who have not settled past-due water bills.

  • 5 Feb 2007 - 09:08 - KAMPALA, Uganda - Local Press Report

    — The National Water and Sewerage Company will upgrade the Masese water treatment plant to counter the effects of dropping water levels in Lake Victoria.

  • 5 Feb 2007 - 09:08 - ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Local Press Report

    — The Water Resources Bureau in Oromia state plans to float an international tender to oversee construction of a water supply dam at Nekemt, 328 kilometers west of Addis Ababa.

  • 5 Feb 2007 - 09:08 - MANAMA, Bahrain - Local Press Report

    — Residents of the Gudaibiya area in Manama municipality threatened to march on Electricity and Water Minister Shaikh Abdulla bin Salman al Khalifa's office.

  • 5 Feb 2007 - 09:08 - South Africa, MAFIKENG - Local Press Report

    — The government of the North West Province is spending $1 million USD to install water lines in the Central District Municipality.

  • 5 Feb 2007 - 09:08 - ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Local Press Report

    — The Ministry of Water Resources is building irrigation dams on six of Lake Tana's tributary rivers.

  • 5 Feb 2007 - 09:08 - DOHA, Qatar - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — In the next year, Qatar will expand and rehabilitate its still-fledgling water and power network.

  • 5 Feb 2007 - 09:08 - DOHA, Qatar, Iraq, AL DIWANIYAH - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — The government of Al Qadisiyah province is spending $1 million USD to build two water stations in the city of Al Diwaniyah, 260 kilometers southwest of Baghdad.

  • 5 Feb 2007 - 09:08 - England, LIVERPOOL - Local Press Report

    — UK-based Lonrho Africa Pic has acquired 100 percent of shares of Swiss Strenner Holding Ltd., a deal that will launch Lonrho's water business.

  • 5 Feb 2007 - 09:08 - Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH - Local Press Report

    — The Gulf Organization for Industrial Consulting and the Gulf One Investment Bank agreed to establish a joint venture company for infrastructure and energy projects.

  • 5 Feb 2007 - 09:08 - OMAN, MUSCAT - Local Press Report

    — SMN Power Holding Company, which represents A consortium of Suez-Tractebel SA, Mubadala Development Company of Abu Dhabi and Oman's National Trading Company LLC, is taking operational

  • 5 Feb 2007 - 09:08 - KIGALI, Rwanda - Local Press Report

    — The Rwandan government is allocating $29.5 million USD to improve the water supply system in Kigali.

  • 5 Feb 2007 - 09:08 - KAMPALA, Uganda - Local Press Report

    — Coca-Cola is joining the United States Agency for International Development in a project to improve safe drinking water access in northern Uganda.

  • 5 Feb 2007 - 09:08 - BOSTON, Massachusetts - Local Press Report

    — General Electric received $1 billion USD in orders for water and power projects in Saudi Arabia.

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