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  • 17 Sep 2007 - 23:30 - NEW DELHI, India - Local Press Report

    — Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has called for a strategy to protect rivers from urban pollution.

    Singh said residents treated rivers with "shocking disregard."

  • 17 Sep 2007 - 23:30 - sinGapore, SINGAPORE CITY - Local Press Report

    — Water and sanitation problems in Asian countries should be addressed with the same urgency as disaster relief, according to experts attending a recent meeting on water development.

  • 17 Sep 2007 - 23:30 - Vietnam, HANOI - Local Press Report

    — Finland will help upgrade safe water supply systems in Vietnamese towns, as part of a future cooperation program between the two countries.

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

    — Egypt and Sudan may revive a project, stalled since 1984, which would carry water from swamps in southern Sudan to the White Nile through a 360-kilometer long canal.

  • 17 Sep 2007 - 10:09 - ASMARA, Eritrea - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — Eritrean agriculture has long relied on rainfall and traditional farming methods, resulting in agricultural output that is too low to meet the country's needs.

  • 17 Sep 2007 - 10:09 - KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — Faced with unexpected cost increases, Kuwait's first seawater desalination plant project is on hold.

  • 17 Sep 2007 - 10:09 - nairoBi, Kenya - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — The Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company will begin installing water meters on fire hydrants in all commercial buildings located in the

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

    — Desalination could be a long-term solution to Sierra Leone's water shortages, participants at a seminar on sustainable water supply heard.

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

    —About $27.3 million USD is needed for excavation work, outlay work and the dam wall construction for the Marovanyika Dam project before the rainy season starts, according to a Zimbabwe

  • 17 Sep 2007 - 10:09 - MBABANE, Swaziland - Local Press Report

    — Swaziland's state water utility is rationing water in the wake of a long dry period that has seen water levels drop throughout the country.

  • 17 Sep 2007 - 10:09 - OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Local Press Report

    — Violence has escalated among local communities in Burkina Faso over the scant available water.

  • 17 Sep 2007 - 10:09 - TEL AVIV, Israel - Local Press Report

    — Another dry winter would bring Israel's water supply levels down "to the red lines" according to the national water company, Mekorot.

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

    — The Federal Capital Territory Water Board will supply water to residents of some areas through tankers, as part of a Water Intervention Scheme.

  • — The Middle East region ranks third worldwide on the list of regions likely to see the biggest increases in water spending in the next year, according to a recent water industry survey

  • 17 Sep 2007 - 10:09 - BANJUL, The Gambia - Local Press Report

    — A solar-powered water system has been constructed in Sare Samba village in the Lower River region of The Gambia.

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

    — Four international groups have expressed an interest in bidding for the Ras al-Zour independent water and power project (IWPP), according to Saudi officials.

  • 17 Sep 2007 - 10:09 - DOHA, Qatar - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — Dutch consultancy KEMA has been awarded the technical advisory contract for the Qatari Ras Laffan C independent water and power plant project (IWPP).

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

    — The government will spend over $1.4 million USD to clear the outstanding debts of village councils to state utilities such as NamPower and NamWater The Ministry of Regional and

  • 17 Sep 2007 - 10:09 - MAPUTO, Mozambique - Local Press Report

    — The World Bank has extended a $15 million USD loan for a project to expand the water supply system in Mozambique.

  • 17 Sep 2007 - 10:09 - ANGOLA, SUMBE - Local Press Report

    — The European Union is providing 47.8 million USD for a project to expand water supply to rural areas in the coastal Kwanza Sul province.

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