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  1. China Plans to Open Middle Route of South-to-North Diversion Project This Year

    16 Jan 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Chinese government plans to start operations along the middle route of its multi-billion-dollar South-to-North Water Diversion project this year, E Jingping, head of the project’s State ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/16/2014 - 10:00

  2. China Has Lost 9 Percent of Wetlands Since 2003: State Forestry Administration

    14 Jan 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China has lost 9 percent of its total wetlands area since 2003, which will increase water scarcity in the country, the State Forestry Administration warned this week. The area of wetlands lost-- ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2014 - 11:23

  3. China to Divert Water From Hanjiang River to Beijing by September

    7 Jan 2014- 10:17 by Local Press Report BEIJING Ecns.cn Starting from September, Beijing residents will be drinking water diverted from the Hanjiang River, a tributary of the Yangtze River, through the middle line of the South-to-North Water Diversion ...

    Local Press Report - 01/07/2014 - 10:17

  4. China Made Progress in Water Conservation in 2013, Plans to Scale Up Efforts in 2014

    6 Jan 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China “made significant progress in water conservancy work” in 2013, the nation’s water resources minister, Chen Lei, said in a January 4 speech. He said investment in water conservation ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/06/2014 - 10:04

  5. China to Implement New Water Pricing Scheme

    3 Jan 2014- 10:14 by Local Press Report BEIJING Wall Street Journal China will roll out wide-reaching reforms in how it prices water by the end of next year, the government said Friday, charging higher prices for the heaviest urban consumers to conserve ...

    Local Press Report - 01/03/2014 - 10:14

  6. China to Strengthen Environmental Protection of River Sources in Tibet

    19 Dec 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Chinese government this week announced plans to strengthen environmental protections in the Sanjiangyuan region of the Qinghai-Tibet plateau, in order to protect the sources of several ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/19/2013 - 10:33

  7. India’s Water Minister Urges Construction of Large Hydropower Projects on Brahmaputra River

    17 Dec 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Indian Federal Water Resources Minister Harish Rawat is calling for construction of large hydropower projects on the trans-boundary Brahmaputra River, saying multipurpose dams would help ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/17/2013 - 11:25

  8. China Ill-Prepared to Deal With Climate Change: Government Planner

    12 Dec 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China has been ill-prepared to deal with the significant changes brought about by global warming, according to a government report released on December 9. This includes a lack of adaptability in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/12/2013 - 10:01

  9. China Finishes Key Section of South-to-North Water Diversion Project

    10 Dec 2013- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Chinese government announced this week that a key section of its multi-billion- dollar South-to-North Water Transfer Project has been completed. The new section crosses 600 kilometers of ...

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

  10. Modern Water Signs Three Contracts in China

    9 Dec 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUILDFORD, United Kingdom The United Kingdom's Modern Water has announced the signing of three key water supply contracts during last week's UK trade mission to China. The commission, led by Prime ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/09/2013 - 10:08

  11. China Urged to Cooperate With Neighbors Over Dam Building

    6 Dec 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Given its extensive freshwater pollution problems, China would do well to cooperate with neighboring countries on dam construction, according to Mark Brindal, former Minister for Water Resources ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/06/2013 - 10:01

  12. Argentina Seeks $17 Billion from Russia, China for Dams

    5 Dec 2013- 09:42 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES Bloomberg Argentina’s Planning Minister Julio De Vido is flying to Russia and China to seek investors for 14 infrastructure projects to be auctioned next year for a total of $17 billion, two people with ...

    Local Press Report - 12/05/2013 - 09:42

  13. ADB Lends China $240 Million for Wastewater Reuse

    21 Nov 2013- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Asian Development Bank announced this week that it will support China’s efforts to improve its wastewater management and reuse with a $240 million USD private sector loan package to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/21/2013 - 10:17

  14. Chinese Official Orders Strict Enforcement of Water Quality Standards for South-to-North Project

    18 Nov 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China’s Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli, who also heads the construction committee for the country’s South-to North Water Diversion Project, on November 18 ordered strict enforcement of water quality ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2013 - 10:05

  15. Guangdong Residents Protest Potential Water Contamination

    12 Nov 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Residents of Renhua county in China’s Guangdong Province took to the streets last week to protest construction of a proposed waste disposal plant near a local water reservoir. Villagers ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/12/2013 - 10:05

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