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  1. Peru Allocates $379 Million for Development Projects in Espinar Province

    17 Mar 2015- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CUSCO, Peru The Peruvian government is planning to invest some $379 million USD during 2015-2016 for development projects in Espinar Province, in the country’s Cusco Region. The total includes a $112 million U ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/17/2015 - 10:14

  2. Peru Inaugurates Its Most Modern Water Treatment Plant

    20 Feb 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CUSCO, Peru Peruvian Minister of Housing, Construction and Sanitation René Cornejo Díaz on February 17 inaugurated the $39 million USD Wastewater Treatment Plant of Saint Jerónimo. The facility has the capacit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2014 - 10:11

  3. Cusco Utility to Hike Prices to Avoid State Intervention, Fines

    14 Nov 2013- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CUSCO, Peru The price of water and sanitation services in the Peru’s Cusco region will soon go up by 19 percent. The rate hike is aimed at helping local utility SEDACUSCO avoid state intervention and financial ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/14/2013 - 10:13

  4. Andean Grasslands Drying Out, Increasing Fears of Water Scarcity

    6 Sep 2013- 10:09 by Local Press Report LONDON BBC News Scientists researching future water supplies in the Andes are increasingly worried that high-altitude cities like Quito and Bogota could be adversely affected by warmer temperatures drying out grassl ...

    Local Press Report - 09/06/2013 - 10:09

  5. Peru Approves 58 Water Projects

    16 Aug 2013- 09:52 by Local Press Report LIMA Bernama Peru has approved 58 water infrastructure projects so far this year with a total investment of 405.8 million soles (US$145 million), the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigiation (Minagri) announced. Jua ...

    Local Press Report - 08/16/2013 - 09:52

  6. Peru, Ecuador to Discuss Irrigation Project

    21 Nov 2012- 09:16 by Local Press Report LIMA Bernama.com The governments of Peru and Ecuador will discuss current progress on the binational Puyango-Tumbes irrigation project during their upcoming presidential and ministerial summit. The presidents of Pe ...

    Local Press Report - 11/21/2012 - 09:52

  7. 43 Percent of Rural Peruvians Have Access to Drinking Water: FAO

    24 Feb 2012- 15:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PERU, LIMA Only 43 percent of Peru’s rural population has access to drinking water supply, the Peru office of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said last week. The Pacific Basin and coast areas, h ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/24/2012 - 15:27

  8. 3 Million Peruvians to Gain Access to Drinking Water Under “Water for All” Program

    7 Apr 2011- 09:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PERU, LIMA Some 3 million people stand to gain access to drinking water for the first time under the “Water for All” program, according to Peru’s Minister of Housing, Construction, Water and Sanitation Juan Sar ...

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

  9. Rural Peruvians Demand Water Rights

    16 Jun 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PERU, CUSCO The Cusco Irrigation Board together with the Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Agrarian Federation (FARCTAC) held protests on June 8 to demand the Peruvian government rebuild the irrigation systems that we ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/20/2011 - 10:27