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  1. Melting Glaciers Form Dangerous Lakes in Northern Pakistan

    23 Nov 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) is warning that 36 unstable glacial lakes that have appeared in valleys in the Gilgit-Baltistan region pose a direct threat to people’s lives ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/23/2015 - 10:39

  2. National Green Tribunal Orders Uttar Pradesh Government to Clean Up Yamuna River

    20 Nov 2015- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AGRA, India India's National Green Tribunal has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to address the problem of residential developments releasing their sewage into the Yamuna River. The court ordered the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/20/2015 - 10:33

  3. Pakistan Seeks Indian Consent for Third-Party Arbitration on Kashmir Hydropower Projects

    19 Nov 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan’s Foreign Office has written to the Indian government this week, seeking that country’s consent to appoint a neutral expert to arbitrate in their dispute over two Indian two ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/19/2015 - 10:00

  4. Tamil Nadu Seeks $481 Million for Drinking Water in Urban Areas

    19 Nov 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India India’s Tamil Nadu state has asked the central government to provide $481 million USD in additional funds under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) to help it ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/19/2015 - 10:00

  5. Selangor Government Completes Approvals for Langat 2 Plant

    18 Nov 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia The government of Malaysia’s Selangor state has completed all the necessary approvals for construction of the Langat 2 water treatment plant, federal Energy, Green Technology and Water ...

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

  6. Thai Government Warns Farmers Over Illegal Water Pumping

    17 Nov 2015- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Thailand’s Royal Irrigation Department has issued written warnings to farmers who have illegally pumped water from public waterways for their second rice plantings. “Their action is against ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/17/2015 - 10:10

  7. Mekong Communities Again Raise Concerns About Laos’ Don Sahong Dam

    16 Nov 2015- 11:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AN GIANG, Vietnam More than 6,400 residents of Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia last week signed a statement expressing their continued concerns about Laos’ planned Don Sahong Dam project on the Mekong River. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/16/2015 - 11:29

  8. Karachi’s $240 Million K-IV Water Project Gets Environmental Clearance

    16 Nov 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan The Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week issued a no-objection certificate to the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB), effectively giving the go-ahead for construction of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/16/2015 - 10:03

  9. Local Industries Dumping Untreated Wastewater Into Varthur Lake: Source

    16 Nov 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGALORE, India Untreated wastewater from nearby industries is being discharged into Varthur Lake on a daily basis, and the ongoing pollution has damaged local river ecosystems, a source at the Bangalore ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/16/2015 - 10:03

  10. Lancang-Mekong Countries Launch Projects in Water, Health, Poverty Alleviation and Infrastructure

    13 Nov 2015- 09:39 by Local Press Report JINGHONG CCTV Foreign ministers from the six countries along the Lancang-Mekong river met for the first time to frame a cooperation mechanism. They agreed to launch significant projects to enhance water resources, ...

    Local Press Report - 11/13/2015 - 09:39

  11. Pakistan to Build $114 Million Water Filtration Plant in Gwadar

    13 Nov 2015- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government this week announced plans to build a $114 million USD water treatment plant to meet the current and future needs of the water-stressed city of Gwadar. Gwadar is an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/13/2015 - 10:04

  12. Selangor Chief Minister Denies Reports of Water Tariff Hike, Cites Concerns About Free Water Program

    13 Nov 2015- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHAH ALAM, Malaysia Selangor Menteri Besar (Chief Minister) Mohamed Azmin Ali has denied that the state government plans to raise water tariffs once it completes the takeover of all four water concessionaires. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/13/2015 - 10:04

  13. Many Water Sources Threatened Due to Declining Snowmelt: Study

    12 Nov 2015- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PALISADES, NY, United States Due to the effects of global warming, many regions worldwide that depend on snowmelt to feed water sources are at risk of future shortages, according to a new study led by ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/12/2015 - 10:42

  14. Pune Residents Protest Planned Sewage Treatment Plant

    12 Nov 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PUNE, India Local residents are protesting the Pune Cantonment Board's (PCB) plan to build a new sewage treatment plant, saying there are problems with the $11 million USD facility’s location and concerns ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/12/2015 - 09:59

  15. South Korea Budgets $176 Million to Tackle Drought

    12 Nov 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea The South Korean government and ruling Saenuri Party this week agreed to add another $176 million USD to the budget during the first half of 2016 to deal with the effects of ongoing drought. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/12/2015 - 09:59

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