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27 Jul 2016 MASERU, Lesotho
The Metolong Authority (MA), administrators of Lesotho’s newly commissioned Metolong Dam and Water Supply Program, say they have implemented a fully integrated environmental and social protection plan to address the project's effects on people, flora and fauna in the dam’s catchment area.Metolong Dam was commissioned by Lesotho head of state King Letsie III in December 2015...
28 Jul 2015 NICOYA, Costa Rica
The Costa Rican government will prioritize a $50 million USD plan to improve water infrastructure and provide drought relief in Guanacaste Province as a matter of “national interest,” President Luis Guillermo Solís announced during his trip to the Nicoya peninsula in Guanacaste last weekend.The “Integral Water Supply Program for Guanacaste” includes 12 projects that are expected to improve water supply in the Tempisque River basin and coastal communities in the province...
29 Oct 2014 COLOMBO, Sri Lankan
Sri Lanka's 2015 budget increases spending on irrigation by $115 million USD, and includes plans to build small dams across numerous rivers in the country’s dry zone to cope with drought and new water supply systems in villages affected by waterborne disease.The budget also reduces water tariffs by 10 percent for households that use up to 25 cubic meters of water, and creates a National Community Water Supply Department to regulate and develop community water programs...
25 Jul 2014 SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador
Climatologists and meteorologists from Central America are predicting that drought conditions in the region will continue through August, September, and October.Following a recent Climate Forum in El Salvador, that country’s Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources issued a press release saying that after carrying out analyses of weather patterns, historical records of rainfall, ocean surface temperatures, rainfall probability scenarios, and other factors, experts have created a map of expected rainfall in the region over the next three months...
13 Mar 2014 QUITO, Ecuador
The government of Ecuador has issued two tenders, worth a total of $21 million USD, for projects in Santo Domingo province.The projects include construction of a sanitation system in the city of Santo Domingo and waterworks on the Pupusa Estuary.The sanitation system tender, worth $19.5 million USD, involves building a sanitation network, a wastewater treatment plant, pumping stations, collectors and household connections...