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  1. Cuba Implements Projects to Curb Water Losses With Support From Arab Countries

    21 Nov 2016- 13:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba Cuba has carried out nine projects to reduce water losses, with $221 million USD in financial support from Arab nations, according to Rosemarie Ricardo Batista, director of international relations ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/21/2016 - 13:12

  2. Cuba Plans Five Desalination Plants

    13 Oct 2016- 09:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO DE CUBA, Cuba Cuba is planning to build five desalination plants, according to Ines Maria Chapman, president of Cuba's National Water Resources Institute (INRH). Chapman said a 2,160-cubic-meter- ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/13/2016 - 09:17

  3. Cuba’s INRH Takes Steps to Mitigate Ongoing Drought

    12 Jul 2016- 09:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba The measures Cuba has taken to mitigate the effects of a severe ongoing regional drought-- including rehabilitating water infrastructure and implementing new projects-- have made it possible to re ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/12/2016 - 09:56

  4. Reservoir Levels Increasing in Western Cuba

    10 Jun 2016- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ARTEMISIA, Cuba Fourteen reservoirs in western Cuba’s drought-stricken Artemisia province have begun to recover in the wake of recent rains, according to the regional branch of the National Water Resources Ins ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/10/2016 - 10:30

  5. Reservoir Levels in Eastern Cuba at 10-Year Lows

    28 Apr 2016- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUANTANAMO, Cuba Water levels in eastern Cuba’s dams are at their lowest levels in a decade, according to sources in the country’s National Water Resources Institute (INRH). Prensa Latina quoted INRH deputy di ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/28/2016 - 10:22

  6. Cuba’s INRH Sets Goals for 2016

    17 Mar 2016- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba Cuba’s National Institute of Hydraulic Resources (INRH) has set its major goals for 2016, Cuban Vice President Ramiro Valdes Menendez, and INRH President Ines Maria Chapman announced this week at ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/17/2016 - 10:21

  7. Cuba to Start $40 Million Saudi-Funded Water Infrastructure Rehab Next Year

    14 Aug 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAMAGÜEY, Cuba Efforts to rehabilitate the water treatment and distribution network in Camagüey, Cuba’s third largest city, will begin in 2016, officials said last week. Irving Imbemo Ceron, investment special ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/14/2015 - 10:17

  8. South Africa Turns to Cuban Experts to Plug Water Losses

    18 Feb 2015- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa South Africa has hired Cuban experts to help it address high levels of water losses, which are currently estimated at about 37 percent. These losses cost the South African water sect ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/18/2015 - 11:12

  9. Experts Analyze Water Near Nicaraguan Volcano After Earthquakes

    23 Apr 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua Volcanologists and seismologists from Cuba, the United States, Mexico and Venezuela have been analyzing water samples from wells near Nicaragua's Apoyeque Volcano after an increase in s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/23/2014 - 10:23

  10. Cuba Preparing Draft Water Management Legislation

    18 Oct 2013- 10:14 by Local Press Report HAVANA Escambray Cuba is currently preparing a new law that covers all actions related to water management in the country, according to Dr. Orlando Rey, a high official of the Ministry of Science, Technology and th ...

    Local Press Report - 10/18/2013 - 10:14

  11. Cuban Town Is Regularly Flooded With Sewage

    7 Jun 2013- 09:45 by Local Press Report HAVANA Environmental News Service Residents of a port town south of Havana say that their streets are constantly flooded with raw sewage, despite promises by the local authorities to replace damaged pipes. Surgidero ...

    Local Press Report - 06/07/2013 - 09:45