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  • 10 Sep 2007 - 23:24 - NEW DELHI, India - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — 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.

  • 10 Sep 2007 - 23:24 - Sweden, STOCKHOLM - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    - China — emerging as the world's largest developing economy and soon-to-be host of the 2008 Olympic Games — captured much of the attention at World Water Week 2007.

  • 10 Sep 2007 - 23:24 - GUWAHATI, India - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — The Guwahati Development Department of India's Assam state has proposed a $246 million USD water supply project to India's federal government.

  • 10 Sep 2007 - 23:24 - India, TIRUCHI - Local Press Report

    — The National Remote Sensing Agency is funding a project to find solutions to drinking water problems in Maharashtra.

  • 10 Sep 2007 - 23:24 - Malaysia, vientiane, laos, KUALA LUMPUR - Local Press Report

    — The Vientiane Water Supply Enterprise is replacing existing water meters with new plastic ones, in hopes of preventing meters thefts, according to the company's director, Daophet Bouapha.

  • 10 Sep 2007 - 23:24 - NEW DELHI, India - Local Press Report

    — A proposed bill calls for tough measures to manage groundwater in the country.

  • 10 Sep 2007 - 10:09 - CAIRO, Egypt - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — Egyptians began to use bottled water around 25 years ago, when French company Vittor introducing its "Baraka" brand to the Egyptian market.

  • 10 Sep 2007 - 10:09 - duBai, united arab emirates - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — The massive construction of independent water and power projects (IWPPs) in the Persian Gulf region is not going to be enough to cover projected demand.

  • 10 Sep 2007 - 10:09 - BEIRUT, Lebanon - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    -The Council for Development and Reconstruction, the state body responsible for coordinating the reconstruction of Lebanon's battered infrastructure, is inviting bids for water supply work.

  • 10 Sep 2007 - 10:09 - FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — The Didico Agricultural Group in Vietnam is assisting Sierra Leone with a project to improve water use and revamp agricultural production on farmland in northern Sierra Leone,

  • 10 Sep 2007 - 10:09 - NAMIBIA, WINDHOEK - Local Press Report

    — Water supply has been restored in the Namibian capital, after a damaged water pipe at Von Bach Dam led to water shortages, the Namibia Water Corporation (NamWater) reported.

  • 10 Sep 2007 - 10:09 - Nigeria, ILORIN - Local Press Report

    — The collapse of a water supply network caused shortages across Nigeria's Kwara State.

    Local government officials said water supply to llorin, the state capital, had resumed.

  • 10 Sep 2007 - 10:09 - GABORONE, Botswana - Local Press Report

    — Water levels in the country's dams are dropping, according to the Water Utilities Corporation.

  • 10 Sep 2007 - 10:09 - Tanzania, DODOMA - Local Press Report

    — The Dodoma urban district predicts it will be providing clean drinking water to 90 percent of residents by 2010, according to district commissioner John Tupa.

  • 10 Sep 2007 - 10:09 - KAMPALA, Uganda - Local Press Report

    — The main transmission line supplying water to Kampala and Wakiso districts burst last week.

  • 10 Sep 2007 - 10:09 - HARARE Zimbabwe - Local Press Report

    — The country's Parks and Wildlife Management Authority is spending $25,000 USD per month to provide water for elephants at Hwange National Park.

  • 10 Sep 2007 - 10:09 - RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — Saudi residents may be paying a high price for using low-cost Chinese pipe in plumbing systems, with millions of cubic meters of water lost to leaks.

  • 10 Sep 2007 - 10:09 - united arab emirates, TUNIS, Tunisia, ALGIERS, Algeria, TEL AVIV, Israel, FUJAIRAH - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — Tunisia soon will present a shortlist of prequalified companies for the construction contract of the Djerba desalination plant.

  • 10 Sep 2007 - 10:09 - ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Local Press Report

    — South Korea is funding a $1.7 million USD supply project in Tigray regional state, according to the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA).

  • 10 Sep 2007 - 10:09 - Nigeria, ABUJA - Local Press Report

    — The water board for the Federal Capital Territory has provided 30, 000 automated meter reading machines for residents in the first phase of a project to address

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