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  1. Coca-Cola Faces Accusations of Water Pollution in India's Kerala State

    27 Jul 2016- 09:23 by Local Press Report THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Economic Times On June 9, Meenakshipuram police station in Kerala's Palakkad district registered a case against Hindustan Coca Cola (HCCBL) for wilfully polluting water sources near its ...

    Local Press Report - 07/27/2016 - 09:23

  2. Water Contamination Drives Up Costs, Makes Safe Water Scarcer: Study

    27 Jul 2016- 09:24 by Local Press Report RIO DE JANEIRO Reuters Contamination as people and agriculture crowd around water sources has hiked the cost of water treatment by 50 percent in some major cities, a study said on Monday, making it harder to ...

    Local Press Report - 07/27/2016 - 09:24

  3. OECD Launches Global Coalition for Good Water Governance

    26 Jul 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is seeking international, national, basin and local stakeholders to join a new Global Coalition for Good Water Governance. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/26/2016 - 10:05

  4. New Delhi, NEERI Sign Agreement to Build 12 Sewage Treatment Plants

    26 Jul 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) on July 21st signed a memorandum of understanding with India’s National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) to develop 12 sewage ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/26/2016 - 10:05

  5. Restore Drylands to Combat Drought, Desertification, Land Degradation: FAO

    26 Jul 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The world’s drylands must be restored in order to cope with the effects of drought, desertification and land degradation, according to a study released last week by the United Nations’ Food and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/26/2016 - 10:05

  6. Freshwater From Turkey Flows to Nicosia

    26 Jul 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NICOSIA, Cyprus Water transported from Turkey to northern Cyprus via an undersea pipeline has reached north Nicosia, Mayor Mehmet Harmancı said this week. Harmancı said 90 percent of the city will be supplied ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/26/2016 - 10:05

  7. Crimean Farmers Lose $216 Million Per Year Due to Damaged Irrigation Systems

    26 Jul 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Crimean farmers are facing annual losses of some $216 million USD due to damaged or destroyed irrigation systems, according to Andrei Grigorensko, agriculture minister in the self-styled ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/26/2016 - 10:05

  8. Damaged Water Pipeline, Wastewater Infrastructure Threaten Rivers in Eastern Ukraine

    26 Jul 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Shelling near the village of Novgorod in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine has damaged a water pipeline in the area; this in turn raises the risk that wastewater stored behind dams at a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/26/2016 - 10:05

  9. Tender Issued for Russia's Nerungri Water Modernization Project

    26 Jul 2016- 08:41 by Local Press Report NERUNGRI European Bank for Reconstruction and Development PJSC “Nerungri City Vodokanal” hereinafter referred to as “the Purchaser”, intends to use part of the proceeds of a loan from the European Bank for ...

    Local Press Report - 07/26/2016 - 08:41

  10. 30,000 Mafraq Residents to Be Connected to Sewage Network

    26 Jul 2016- 08:44 by Local Press Report AMMAN Jordan Times Work will begin in October on a project to connect 30,000 residents of Mafraq to a sewage network, according to the Ministry of Water.The ministry has floated the project’s tender and the main ...

    Local Press Report - 07/26/2016 - 08:44

  11. Tajikistan, UN-DESA Host High-Level Symposium on Sustainable Water Management

    26 Jul 2016- 08:46 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Tehran Times The government of Tajikistan and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) have co-organized a high-level symposium on sustainable management of water, which is ...

    Local Press Report - 07/26/2016 - 08:46

  12. Vietnam Ministry Considers Suspending Hong Kong Pulp Mill Project Over Environmental Concerns

    26 Jul 2016- 09:03 by Local Press Report HANOI Tuoi Tre News The Ministry of Industry and Trade is poised to file a proposal to the government, calling on it to suspend the construction of a Hong Kong-invested pulp mill in southern Vietnam over the ...

    Local Press Report - 07/26/2016 - 09:03

  13. Sanctions Hinder Aid Provision in North Korea

    26 Jul 2016- 09:00 by Local Press Report PYONGYANG Daily Mail Ramped-up international sanctions on North Korea have inadvertently disrupted the already challenging work of aid agencies there, those in the field say, with risk-averse banks refusing to ...

    Local Press Report - 07/26/2016 - 09:00

  14. 2,200 Tons of Rubbish Pollute Malaysian Waterways Each Month

    26 Jul 2016- 08:58 by Local Press Report IPOH The Star Online Every second, someone is dumping rubbish into Malaysian waterways and an average of 2,200 tonnes of rubbish is being collected every month from traps built across rivers in the country. ...

    Local Press Report - 07/26/2016 - 08:58

  15. Sewage Treatment System Starts Operations on Xisha Islands

    26 Jul 2016- 08:56 by Local Press Report BEIJING China.org A sewage treatment system has been put into use after years of construction on the Yongxing Island, the largest of the Xisha Islands in the South China Sea. To protect the groundwater resources, a ...

    Local Press Report - 07/26/2016 - 08:56

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