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  • 7 Dec 2018 - 11:34 - LUSAKA - Local Press Report

    China's Anhui Foreign Economic Construction Corporation (AFECC) handed over a mega water dam with a storage capacity of 61 million cubic meters to the Zambian government on Thursday.

  • 7 Dec 2018 - 11:34 - RAMAULI - Local Press Report

    An artificial wetland is being developed at Ramauli Pratappur of Parsa National Park to conserve wildlife.

  • 7 Dec 2018 - 11:34 - ST. PETERSBURG - Local Press Report

    Investigators of the Russian northern capital initiated a criminal case regarding bribery against employees of the State Unitary Enterprise Vodokanal St. Petersburg.

  • 7 Dec 2018 - 11:34 - ASHGABAT - Local Press Report

    On December 5-6, Ashgabat hosted a workshop and a meeting of an Inter-sectoral Working Group on the development of multi-sector investment projects for achieving water, energy and food security in

  • 7 Dec 2018 - 11:34 - IMPERIAL BEACH CA - Local Press Report

    The U.S. Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission will hold a public meeting Thursday to discuss water quality and other concerns with the Tijuana River Watershed.

  • 6 Dec 2018 - 11:03 - KATOWICE, Poland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Board of Governors of the World Water Council (WWC) has unanimously elected Loïc Fauchon as its new president, succeding Brazilian Benedito Braga. Fauchon was previously WWC president from 2005 to 2012, and has now been re-elected in 2018. Fauchon is also president of Eaux de Marseille in France, a subsidiary of Veolia, the international water and waste conglomerate.The returning WWC president will have an opportunity to describe WWC priorities December 7 at COP24 in Poland at a special water event where he is scheduled to offer concluding remarks.

  • 6 Dec 2018 - 10:19 - PUNE - Local Press Report

    While many parts of India are going through a sustained water crisis, the western city of Pune is trying to deal with the problem in a rather unusual way: many restaurants in the city of Pune have

  • 6 Dec 2018 - 10:02 - KATOWICE, Poland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Sudan, Niger and Pakistan are the top 3 countries with the most threatened water supply, based on new analysis by Water Aid of Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative measures of access to water, climate patterns and water usage rates.

  • 6 Dec 2018 - 09:30 - VICTORIA FALLS, Zimbabwe - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Global Water Partnership (GWP) and the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) are partnering to support project preparation, transaction management, resource mobilization, advocacy, capacity development, research and knowledge sharing in the joint implementation of transboundary water projects in Africa.

  • 6 Dec 2018 - 09:24 - CAGLIARI, Italy - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Italian anti-terrorism police have arrested a Palestinian man in Sardinia with links to the Islamic State group on suspicion that he was planning to poison water supply with ricin and anthrax in a terror plot.

  • 6 Dec 2018 - 09:04 - PHI PHI ISLANDS - Local Press Report

    Just days after Thailand’s world renowned Phi Phi Islands were praised for their environmental recovery, new details have emerged about the drinking water crisis in the holiday archipelago.

  • 6 Dec 2018 - 09:04 - TOKYO - Local Press Report

    The Upper House on Wednesday passed a controversial bill by a majority vote to revise the Water Supply Act to allow private companies to run municipal water services.

  • 6 Dec 2018 - 09:04 - LIRA - Local Press Report

    The Ministry of Water and Environment with support from the German government-owned development bank KfW on Thursday launched a new phase III of water and sanitation project worth sh46b for refugee

  • 6 Dec 2018 - 09:04 - RAMALLAH - Local Press Report

    Head of the Palestinian Water Authority (PWA) Mazen Ghonim said yesterday that the Palestinian water crisis will end only when the Israeli occupation does.

  • 6 Dec 2018 - 09:04 - CLUJ - Local Press Report

    A new European project worth more than EUR 355 million, which targets the development of the water and wastewater infrastructure in the counties of Cluj and Salaj, is ready to kick off after the au

  • 6 Dec 2018 - 09:41 - READING, United Kingdom - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The UK’s largest water and waste services provider, Thames Water, has agreed a $1.8 Billion Revolving Credit Facility (RCF) with the interest rate conditional on annual performance against Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) metrics.

  • 6 Dec 2018 - 08:53 - BISHKEK, Kyrgyz Republic - OOSKAnews Info

    The Kyrgyz Republic is to benefit from $38.6 Million USD loan and grant funding from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to modernize irrigation systems, improve agriculture and land management, strengthen disaster risk management, and enhance data collection and analysis.

  • 4 Dec 2018 - 11:07 - Islamabad, Pakistan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Pakistan’s Supreme Court has ordered mineral water companies to pay a correct price for groundwater extraction and fix water quality or be shut down.

  • 4 Dec 2018 - 10:22 - Tegucigalpa, Honduras - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A court in Honduras has found seven men guilty of the murder of renowned environmental activist Berta Caceres who was shot dead in her home by gunmen in 2016 after receiving death threats for her opposition to the Aqua Zarca hydro-electric dam.

    Judges at the court in Tegucigalpa November 29 said two officials from the construction firm Desa - Sergio Rodríguez and Douglas Bustillo - had helped organize the killing along with former soldier Mariano Díaz. Desa has strongly denied any involvement in the murder.

  • 4 Dec 2018 - 09:11 - TOG WAJAALE, Somaliland - OOSKAnews Info

    An EU-funded UNICEF project to address water scarcity issues in four towns, affecting 800,000 people in Somaliland, an autonomous region of Somalia, was inaugurated December 2.

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