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  1. Floods Pollute Wells Northern Benin

    14 Aug 2013- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COTONOU, Benin Two days of nonstop rain this week caused flooding in Kandi municipality in northern Benin, polluting wells and destroying water infrastructure. Homes and livestock were also washed away in the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/14/2013 - 10:17

  2. Residents Warn of Water, Sanitation Crisis Along Dominican-Haitian Border

    14 Aug 2013- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic Residents of the Dominican Republic’s border province of Montecristi are "desperate" for water, and their sanitation system is on the verge of collapse. In the provi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/14/2013 - 10:17

  3. Northeast Afghanistan Village Faces Cholera Outbreak

    13 Aug 2013- 10:22 by Local Press Report KABUL Lake Wylie Piolet A cholera outbreak at a village in northeast Afghanistan has infected 1,492 people, killed a young woman and left another 100 in critical condition, a provincial official said Tuesday. Abdul ...

    Local Press Report - 08/13/2013 - 10:22

  4. Stockholm World Water Week to Focus on Cooperation

    13 Aug 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Better cooperation within the water community will enable better decision-making and increases sustainable growth, according to the Stockholm International Water Institute’s (SIWI) 2013 World ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:53

  5. Study Finds Arsenic Contamination in Deep Wells in Vietnam

    13 Aug 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STANFORD, CA, United States Scientists at the Stanford University School of Earth Sciences in California have found arsenic contamination in even very deep wells located in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta. Digging deep ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/17/2013 - 13:59

  6. Egypt Seeks World Bank Funding for Water, Sanitation

    13 Aug 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian Minister of Housing and Public Utilities Ibrahim Mahlab met with World Bank officials last week to discuss funding for urgently needed water and sanitation projects. “We discussed a numbe ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/13/2013 - 10:03

  7. Yemeni Government Warns of Water Crisis in Taez

    13 Aug 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANA’A, Yemen Yemen’s Ministry of Water and Environment on August 7 declared that the city of Taez is facing “a serious water crisis.” “Taez has become one of the world’s first cities that suffer from severe w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/13/2013 - 10:03

  8. Uzbekistan Creates Executive Committee for Aral Sea Group

    13 Aug 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbek President Islam Karimov has created an Executive Committee for the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea (IFAS) as his first act as head of the fund. The presidency of the fund ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/20/2013 - 05:36

  9. Brazil’s ANA Creates National Surface Water Monitoring Network

    13 Aug 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil Brazil’s National Water Agency (ANA) has created a new National Surface Water Quality Monitoring Network, which will analyze surface water and facilitate systematic management of water resourc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/16/2013 - 08:59

  10. Haitian Prime Minister Reviews River Infrastructure Projects

    12 Aug 2013- 10:01 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE The Sentinel The Prime Minister of the Republic conducted a supervisory visit to the municipality of Baradères in the Nippes Department on Friday where a series of infrastructure projects are underwa ...

    Local Press Report - 08/12/2013 - 10:01

  11. China Publishes Draft Regulations for South-to-North Water Transfer

    12 Aug 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Chinese government late last week posted draft regulations on water supplies from the south-to-north water diversion project to gather public opinion on the new guidelines. The draft was pub ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/16/2013 - 08:51

  12. Colombian President Approves Magdalena River Dredging

    9 Aug 2013- 10:11 by Local Press Report NEIVA Dredging Today During the Council of Ministers held in Neiva, President Juan Manuel Santos signed the document that gives life CONPES Plan Magdalena River Navigability, main waterway of the country for the tra ...

    Local Press Report - 08/09/2013 - 10:16

  13. Almost 90 Percent of Pakistan’s Rural Population Lacks Access to Safe Drinking Water

    9 Aug 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Nearly 90 percent of Pakistan’s rural population lacks access to safe drinking water, due to decreases in both quantity and quality, according to a new report from the Pakistan Council for R ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/09/2013 - 10:02

  14. Most Water in Ukraine Unfit for Drinking

    9 Aug 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Most water sources in Ukraine are too polluted for drinking, Ukrainian environmentalists warned on August 8. There are about 1 billion tons of polluted water in the country, and every year the amo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/09/2013 - 10:02

  15. Qatar Announces $474 Million Sanitation Project

    9 Aug 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DOHA, Qatar Qatar’s Public Works Authority (Ashghal) last week announced a planned $474 million USD sanitation project in the northern area of the capital, Doha. The project involves designing and building a ma ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/09/2013 - 10:02