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  • 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

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

    - Pollution from untreated wastewater costs the country$1.4 billion per year in lost revenues.

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

    — Two prominent Myanmar businessmen are speaking out about pollution in the country In remarks made to local press, Khin Maung Win, managing director of the Myanmar Water Engineering

  • 3 Sep 2007 - 23:26 - China, YAN'AN - Local Press Report

    — A crude oil leak from a broken pipeline has contaminated the water supply reservoir in the northwest Chinese city of Yan'an, in Shaanxi province. As a result, residents are turning to

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

    — There are 200 brands of bottled drinking water in Sri Lankan market today, but only a quarter of them are safe to drink.

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

    — Even as the groundwater depletion across India is reaching critical proportions due to overdrawing, most of the areas across the country are reluctant to take harsh

  • 3 Sep 2007 - 23:26 - vientiane, laos - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — Representatives from the Mekong River basin countries gathered in the Laotian capital for the 26th meeting of the Mekong River Commission's Joint Committee.

  • 3 Sep 2007 - 23:26 - BEIJING, China - Local Press Report

    — China and Singapore will collaborate on water resource management in urban environments.

  • 3 Sep 2007 - 23:26 - Cameroon, DOUALA - Local Press Report

    — The Chinese government has extended a preferential loan of $22.9 million USD to Cameroon for a drinking water project in Douala.

  • 3 Sep 2007 - 00:11 - Iraq, BAGHDAD, BEIRUT, Lebanon - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    - Despite some success in rebuilding the water infrastructure damaged by last year's war between Israel and Hezbollah, Lebanon is still experiencing serious water shortages

  • 3 Sep 2007 - 00:11 - DAMASCUS, SYRIA - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — After months of deliberations and negotiations with the European Union, the Syrian government has agreed to water network projects in several Palestinian refugee camps in the country.

  • 3 Sep 2007 - 00:11 - CAIRO, Egypt - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — The Egyptian Human Rights Organization has issued a report on the water situation in Egypt, in the wake of wide-scale protests during the past two months over the shortages of

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