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  1. 70,000 People in Eastern Cuba Receive Potable Water Via Tankers

    25 Apr 2016- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba Some 70,000 residents in Cuba’s Santiago de Cuba province, which has been hit hard by severe drought, are now currently receiving potable water via tanker trucks, according to National Water Resou ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/25/2016 - 10:31

  2. Cuba’s INRH Expects to Complete $11 Million Worth of Infrastructure Projects This Year

    18 Dec 2015- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba Cuba’s National Hydraulic Resources Institute (INRH) expects to complete $11.4 million USD worth of water infrastructure investments by the end of the year, according to the agency’s director of i ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/18/2015 - 10:15

  3. Cuba Implements National Ant-Drought Program

    18 Nov 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba Cuban water authorities are implementing a national program to combat the effects of ongoing regional drought, which is particularly impacting the island’s eastern provinces of Guantanamo and Sanc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2015 - 10:05

  4. Asian Scientists to Collaborate on Water, Environmental Protection

    27 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Asian scientists agreed during an international conference last week that there was a need for greater collaboration in water research and more exchanges of knowledge and technology in orde ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/27/2014 - 10:03

  5. Sixty-Nine Countries Facing Extreme Competition for Water: WRI

    18 Dec 2013- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States A new study by Washington, DC-based research group the World Resources Institute (WRI) found that 69 of countries around the world are facing extreme competition for water resourc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/18/2013 - 10:20

  6. Jamaica to Spend $41.5 Million on Rural Water Projects

    6 Jun 2013- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KINGSTON, Jamaica The Jamaican government’s Rural Water Supply Limited (RWSL) this week announced plans to spend some $41.5 million USD to restore and upgrade rural water supply communities over the next three ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/06/2013 - 10:10

  7. Nineteen Latin American Countries Sign Agreement Promising Universal Water and Sanitation

    4 Jun 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAMA CITY, Panama Representatives of 19 Latin America and Caribbean countries signed a declaration promising universal water and sanitation during the third Latin American Sanitation Conference (LATINOSAN) he ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/04/2013 - 10:05

  8. Spain’s Ezentis Group Wins Contract From Chile’s Aguas de Antofagasta

    The RDTC Chilean consortium, a subsidiary of Spanish telecommunications, technology and infrastructure company the Ezentis Group, has won the contract to maintain drinking water and sanitation networks operated by Aguas de Antofagasta. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/17/2012 - 09:24

  9. Hurricane Sandy Kills at Least 65 in Caribbean

    The death toll left in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, which tore through the Caribbean late last week, has been raised to 65 across the region, with Haiti having the largest number of deaths at 51. However, officials expect this number could continue to ris ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/23/2013 - 22:27

  10. Caribbean Bloc Joins Regional Coalition to Fight Cholera

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) regional bloc has joined the new regional “Cholera-Free Hispaniola” initiative, which aims to eradicate the disease in Haiti and the Dominican Republic by 2022. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/28/2012 - 10:58

  11. Water System Audit Best Way to Assess NRW Reduction Contract

    26 May 2011- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JAMAICA, KINGSTON The most efficient way to execute a performance contract for non-revenue water (NRW) reduction is to conduct a water systems audit in combination with the implementation and sustainability ph ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:57

  12. Jamaican Minister Calls for Wastewater Treatment Systems in Major Towns

    20 Oct 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JAMAICA, KINGSTON T he Water and Housing Ministry last week announced plans to develop central wastewater treatment systems in towns across the country that currently use septic tanks and pits to deal with was ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2011 - 15:00

  13. Jamaica to Increase Potable Water Access in Rural Areas

    26 May 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JAMAICA, KINGSTON The Ministry of Water and Housing on May 18 announced plans to increase potable water access in rural areas from 45 percent to 60 percent before the fiscal year ends. Water and Housing Minist ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2011 - 14:00

  14. $193.3 Million USD Jamaican Water Sector Improvement Project Started

    5 May 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JAMAICA, KINGSTON Jamaica's nearly $193.3 million USD Water Sector Improvement Project has begun with exploratory drilling and borehole sampling. Minister of State for Water and Housing Everald Warmington ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2011 - 13:00

  15. Jamaica Spends $17 Million USD to Improve Irrigation

    28 Apr 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JAMAICA, KINGSTON Jamaica is allocating some $17 million USD for the ongoing National Irrigation Development Project to improve irrigation management. The allocation will help fund the "installation of pi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2011 - 13:00

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