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

    — The Saudi government will conduct a major strategic study to create a national database including all its groundwater resources, according to government sources quoted in the Saudi press.

  • 10 Sep 2007 - 10:09 - MAPUTO, Mozambique, ZIMBABWE, HARARE - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — The municipality of Marondera urgently needs $2.9 million USD to buy steel and asbestos pipe to enable it to draw water from the Wenimbi dam and transport it 20 kilometers to the city.

  • 10 Sep 2007 - 10:09 - CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Local Press Report

    — 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.

  • 3 Sep 2007 - 23:26 - Sweden, STOCKHOLM - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    - China will spend more than $125 billion USD over the next three years to upgrade sanitation systems in 278 cities, while India is allocating $11 billion USD or

  • 3 Sep 2007 - 23:26 - BEIJING, China - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — China's largest civil engineering program since the country built the Great Wall has faced its biggest test to date.

  • 3 Sep 2007 - 23:26 - Pakistan, karachi - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — The Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) will provide villagers in remote desert areas of Pakistan access to safe drinking water, pumping water through

  • 3 Sep 2007 - 23:26 - COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — The Moragahakanda Irrigation Project, among the largest irrigation projects undertaken in Sri Lanka, has started.

  • 3 Sep 2007 - 23:26 - SUVA, Fiji - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — Most parts of Fiji were without piped water this summer, due to an old and deteriorated water infrastructure and government neglect.

  • 3 Sep 2007 - 23:26 - India, BHOPAL - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — As population and demands for water grow in India, so does the potential for violent conflict.

  • 3 Sep 2007 - 23:26 - Philippines, CEBU CITY - Local Press Report

    - Pilipinas Water Resources, Inc. will invest $1.7 million USD in projects to supply water to the Visayas and Mindanao.

  • 3 Sep 2007 - 23:26 - Bangkok, thailand - Local Press Report

    — Thailand may look to neighboring Cambodia to ease shortages in the country's eastern provinces.

  • 3 Sep 2007 - 23:26 - Pakistan, RAWALPINDI - Local Press Report

    — The Rawalpindi Environmental Improvement Project will install some 45,000 domestic connections and 5,000 commercial connections by the end of the year.

  • 3 Sep 2007 - 23:26 - India, TIRUCHI - Local Press Report

    — The Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board is preparing estimates for a project to bring water from the Cauvery River to 15 villages in Pappakurichi and Ellakudi in Kattur.

  • 3 Sep 2007 - 23:26 - Pakistan, karachi - Local Press Report

    — The City District Government of Karachi has signed an agreement with Norway's Aqualyng to build a 95,000 cubic meter per day desalination plant near Hawkesbay

  • 3 Sep 2007 - 23:26 - India, BANGALORE - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board in the southern Indian state of Karnataka became the first water utility in the country to go in for credit rating.

  • 3 Sep 2007 - 23:26 - MANILA, Philippines, PETALING JAYA, Malaysia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — ChemQuest Sdn Bhd won contracts for three water and sewerage treatment projects worth more than $28.5 million USD each.

  • 3 Sep 2007 - 23:26 - TOKYO, Japan - Local Press Report

    — The bottled water market shows the biggest potential for growth in Japan's beverage industry.

  • 3 Sep 2007 - 23:26 - LONDON, United Kingdom - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — A new report by UK-based NGO Oxfam found that in Bangladesh, Nepal and India, inappropriate or badly maintained flood control measures may have contributed significantly

  • 3 Sep 2007 - 23:26 - BEIJING, China - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — China's State Environment Protection Administration said it had shut down 750 industrial companies, or ordered them ordered to clean up their environmental practices, in

  • 3 Sep 2007 - 23:26 - Malaysia, KUALA LAMPUR - Local Press Report

    — 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

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