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  1. Thai Government Takes Steps to Ensure Water Supply Through July

    17 May 2016- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Thailand’s Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation is taking steps to ensure that there is sufficient water supply throughout the country until July 30th. Director General Chatchai ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/17/2016 - 11:02

  2. Bengaluru Water Supply Contaminated With E. Coli

    17 May 2016- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BENGALURU, India Fecal coliform bacteria has been detected in 61 percent of water samples taken in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru. The Karnataka state Public Health Institute collected and tested 2,728 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/17/2016 - 10:16

  3. World Bank Suspends Funding for Mongolian Hydropower Projects on Selenge River; Russia Proposes Alternatives

    16 May 2016- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia The World Bank has suspended plans to finance two major Mongolian hydropower projects on the Selenge River and its tributary, the Orkhon, which feed Lake Baikal, the world’s largest freshwater ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2016 - 11:40

  4. Most Fukushima Decommissioning to Be Put on Hold During G7 Summit

    16 May 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The majority of decommissioning work at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant will be put on hold during the G7 summit in Shima, Mie Prefecture, next week, in order to reduce “risks” ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2016 - 10:45

  5. Indian Railways Withdraws Bill for Water Trains

    16 May 2016- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Indian Railways, the federally controlled national rail transporter, has withdrawn its invoice asking for payment for sending water trains to the drought-stricken Latur district in Marashtra ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2016 - 10:28

  6. Water Scarcity and Climate Change in Asia

    16 May 2016- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE In a forum at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore earlier this month, Kwanten Polytechnic University Professor Ross Pink offered his insights on key water issues in India and China, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2016 - 10:28

  7. Indian Railways Bills Drought-Hit Latur for Water Trains

    13 May 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India A month after it was praised for sending water trains to help people in the Latur district in drought-stricken Marashtra state, which is facing its worst  water shortages in decades, Indian ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2016 - 10:08

  8. Vietnamese Province to Build Monitoring Station for Steel Plant's Wastewater Discharges

    13 May 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam The government of Vietnam’s Ha Tinh Province plans to quickly build a monitoring station to check wastewater discharges from the Taiwanese-owned Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Company plant, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/13/2016 - 10:07

  9. Pimpri Chinchwad Approves 24x7 Water Supply Project

    12 May 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PUNE, India The standing committee of the Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) in India’s Maharashtra state has approved a $33 million USD project at aimed providing round-the-clock water supply. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/12/2016 - 10:03

  10. Pakistan to Hand Over Hydropower Mega-Projects to Private Sector

    11 May 2016- 11:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan’s provinces and regions and its Federally Administerd Tribal Areas reached agreement this week on a draft of the new Policy for Development of Mega Hydel Power Projects, under ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/11/2016 - 11:48

  11. 33 Vietnamese Households Sue 14 Companies Over Cha Va River Fish Deaths

    11 May 2016- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VUNG TAU CITY, Vietnam Thirty-three households in Vietnam’s southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province have filed a lawsuit against 14 local businesses whose wastewater discharges they blame for the mass deaths of farm ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/11/2016 - 10:34

  12. 2.42 Million Displaced by Irrigation Projects in India Over Past 30 Years: Minister

    11 May 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Over 2.42 million people have been displaced over the past 30 years during construction of 266 irrigation projects throughout India, federal Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti said last ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/11/2016 - 10:07

  13. Malaysia to Intensify Cloud-Seeding Efforts: Minister

    10 May 2016- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALOR SETAR, Malaysia The Malaysian government will intensify cloud-seeding activities over water catchments and dams throughout the country in an effort to ease the effects of the ongoing El Niño-induced heat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/10/2016 - 11:02

  14. UN to Provide $48.5 Million to Help Vietnam Cope With Drought, Saline Incursion

    10 May 2016- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam The United Nations has offered assistance to Vietnam in dealing with the effects of severe drought and saline intrusion in the southern and central parts of the country. Following his ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/10/2016 - 16:33

  15. Indore Authorities Seized 100 Illegal Water Pumps in Past Month

    10 May 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent INDORE, India Since the beginning of April, the Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) in India’s Madhya Pradesh state has confiscated over 100 illegal water pumps, twice the number seized during the same period ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/10/2016 - 10:02

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