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  1. Bulgaria to Provide Cheaper Loans for Water, Sanitation

    8 Apr 2014- 10:09 by Local Press Report SOFIA Focus Information Agency The government will be supporting projects for waste water purification plants in small towns, environment minister Iskra Mihaylova said in a commentary about the recently adopted ...

    Local Press Report - 04/08/2014 - 10:09

  2. Trinidad Agency Denies Fish Kill

    8 Apr 2014- 10:09 by Local Press Report PORT-OF-SPAIN Caribbean 360 Environmental Management Authority (EMA) Monday reiterated that there is no “significant and sudden mortality” of different species of fish in an area that was recently affected by an oil ...

    Local Press Report - 04/08/2014 - 10:09

  3. Brazilian Dams Blamed for Bolivia Floods

    8 Apr 2014- 10:09 by Local Press Report SUCRE Toward Freedom Unusually heavy rainfall, climate change, deforestation and two dams across the border in Brazil were cited by sources who spoke to IPS as the causes of the heaviest flooding in Bolivia’s Amazon ...

    Local Press Report - 04/08/2014 - 10:09

  4. Nigerian Governor Calls on Ministry to Ensure Proper Treatment

    8 Apr 2014- 10:09 by Local Press Report BIRNIN KEBBI Daily Trust Governor Saidu Dakingari of Kebbi State has warned officials of the Ministry of Water Resources to ensure that water supplied in the state is properly treated. According to a statement by ...

    Local Press Report - 04/08/2014 - 10:09

  5. Cities Must Find Water, Sanitation Solutions at the Local Level: World Water Council

    8 Apr 2014- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEDELLIN, Colombia In order to manage water services “equitably, efficiently and sustainably,” cities must find solutions at the local level and coordinate actions among themselves, according to the World Water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/08/2014 - 10:09

  6. Islamabad to Launch Seven Rural Water Schemes

    8 Apr 2014- 10:09 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Express Tribune The Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Administration will launch seven new water supply schemes and upgrade three existing ones to ensure the provision of potable water. Two ongoing ...

    Local Press Report - 04/08/2014 - 10:09

  7. Israel to Being Dredging Kishon River

    8 Apr 2014- 10:09 by Local Press Report JERUSALEM The Jerusalem Post A giant sewage dredger has begun extracting sediment from the Kishon River, kicking off the latest stage of rehabilitation efforts in what was once Israel’s most polluted waterway. The ...

    Local Press Report - 04/08/2014 - 10:09

  8. Pakistan Starts Construction of First Rainwater Harvesting System in Punjab Province

    8 Apr 2014- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan on April 5 started construction of a $13.4 million USD rainwater harvesting project in Murree, a mountain tourist resort in the northeast part of Punjab province. It is the first ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/08/2014 - 10:09

  9. Chileans Protest Lack of Water Supply Following Earthquake

    8 Apr 2014- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IQUIQUE, Chile Five hundred residents of Iquique, in northern Chile, held protests last week over lack of water supply. Water, sanitation and electricity services were disrupted in the wake of the 8.3-magnitude ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/08/2014 - 10:11

  10. 22 Workers Trapped in China Mine Flood

    7 Apr 2014- 10:40 by Local Press Report BEIJING Voice of Russia Twenty-two workers have been trapped by a coal mine flood early on Monday morning in Qujing City in southwest China's Yunnan Province. The flooding occurred at 4:50 am local time in a ...

    Local Press Report - 04/07/2014 - 10:41

  11. Only 8 Fish Farms in Armenia Implemented New Water System

    7 Apr 2014- 10:40 by Local Press Report YEREVAN ARKA News Agency Only eight fish farms in Armenia have switched to semi-closed water recycling system, according to Artur SAtoyan, the head of the Armenian Association of Fish Farms. Last year  the ...

    Local Press Report - 04/07/2014 - 10:47

  12. Mekong River Commission Adopts New Declaration

    7 Apr 2014- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam The Mekong River Commission (MRC)-- made up of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam-- adopted a new declaration at its second summit, which concluded in Ho Chi Minh City this weekend. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/09/2014 - 12:31

  13. Saturn Moon Has Large Body of Water

    4 Apr 2014- 09:59 by Local Press Report PASADENA, CA Voice of America Scientists' hunch that there is liquid water on one of Saturn's moons proved to be right. Water is a key ingredient of life, so California Institute of Technology researchers ...

    Local Press Report - 04/04/2014 - 09:59

  14. UN: Eliminating Cholera in Haiti Requires “Urgent Interventions” in Water, Sanitation

    4 Apr 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti With only 17 percent of the Haitian population having access to sanitation services and about half with access to safe drinking water, eliminating cholera from the country will be ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2014 - 09:59

  15. Jakarta Government to Clean Rivers

    4 Apr 2014- 09:59 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Dredging Today Jakarta Provincial Government plans an important river cleanup project, according to Beritajakarta. This ambitious plan includes measures to clean the garbage-choked rivers across Jakarta.The ...

    Local Press Report - 04/04/2014 - 09:59

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