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  1. Jammu Residents Stage Protests Over Erratic Water Supply

    25 May 2016- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JAMMU, India Residents staged a massive demonstration outside the Public Health Engineering (PHE) headquarters in the city of Jammu on May 23rd to protest erratic drinking water supply. The protesters also ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/25/2016 - 10:01

  2. Equipment Breakdowns, Lack of Town Planning Affect Water Systems in Lesotho

    25 May 2016- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MASERU, Lesotho Breakdowns of water pumps and electricity outages, along with poor urban planning, are responsible for the water crisis in Lesotho’s cities, according to Mamate Makhaola, acting CEO of the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/25/2016 - 10:01

  3. World Needs “New Urban Agenda:” UN-HABITAT

    24 May 2016- 12:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The increasing global trend toward urbanization could have significant implications for future energy consumption, politics, food security and human progress, which must be addressed by leaders, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/24/2016 - 12:14

  4. Romanian Utility Signs Agreements With Two Israeli Companies

    24 May 2016- 10:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CONSTANȚA, Romania SC RAJA SA Constanța, the regional water operator in Romania’s Constanța County, has signed new collaboration agreements with Israeli companies Utilis and Hagihon. “In 2 years, RAJA will be ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/24/2016 - 10:52

  5. Indian Cricket Board Allocates $15 Million for Water Conservation Measures

    24 May 2016- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India After being criticized by an Indian court last month for holding sporting events in drought-hit Maharashtra state, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said this wee that it is ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/24/2016 - 10:22

  6. Lesotho Premier Announces Measures to Ease Effects of Dought

    24 May 2016- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUTHING, Lesotho Lesotho Prime Minister Dr. Pakalitha Mosisili pledged last week to work with development partners to provide relief for people affected by the ongoing El Niño-induced drought, the worst the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/24/2016 - 10:12

  7. South Africa Could Face 1.1 Billion Cubic Meter Water Deficit in 20 Years

    24 May 2016- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa South Africa could face a 1.1 billion cubic meter water deficit in 20 years unless measures are taken to conserve existing supply sources and invest in new water infrastructure, the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/24/2016 - 10:12

  8. Russian Officials Still Concerned About Mongolian Plans for Power Plants on Selenge River

    24 May 2016- 09:17 by Local Press Report MOSCOW Sputnik News Mongolia’s plans to build three large power plants on the river that feeds Russia’s Lake Baikal may result in a drop in water levels at the unique lake in southeastern Siberia, Russian media ...

    Local Press Report - 05/24/2016 - 09:17

  9. Aid Watchdog Urges DFID to Make WASH Programs More Sustainable

    24 May 2016- 09:09 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian The UK has brought water, sanitation and hygiene improvements to almost 63 million people in poorer countries over the past few years, but its aid programmes still need to be more sustainable, ...

    Local Press Report - 05/24/2016 - 09:09

  10. Egypt's Per Capita Water Share Decreases as Consumption Increases

    24 May 2016- 08:51 by Local Press Report CAIRO Ahram Online Even though the amount of produced fresh water in Egypt increased by 0.9 percent in 2012/2013, consumption increased by a much greater rate of 10.04 percent, state news agency MENA reported on ...

    Local Press Report - 05/24/2016 - 08:51

  11. Tropical Plant Could Clean Up Copper, Zinc Contamination in Water

    24 May 2016- 08:53 by Local Press Report CURITIBA Science Daily A biomass recovered from common plant could help purify water from contamination of copper and zinc. The article by Prof. Gustavo Ferreira Coelho from the University Center Dynamic of ...

    Local Press Report - 05/24/2016 - 08:53

  12. Peru Declares Environmental Emergency Due to Mercury Poisoning in Amazon Districts

    24 May 2016- 08:55 by Local Press Report LIMA AFP Peru declared an environmental emergency on Monday in 11 Amazon jungle districts where mercury pollution blamed on unregulated gold mining is poisoning people and fish. Disasters Environment Health Policy ...

    Local Press Report - 05/24/2016 - 08:55

  13. 14 Tons of Trash Collected Near Tuul River

    24 May 2016- 08:57 by Local Press Report ULAN BATOR AKI Press More than 300 Mongolians were engaged in cleaning 15.6-hectare area surrounding Tuul River. The environmental protection campaign aims to reduce environmental pollution on the banks of Tuul ...

    Local Press Report - 05/24/2016 - 08:57

  14. Heat Wave Leaves Burkina Faso's Capital Without Water

    24 May 2016- 09:00 by Local Press Report OUAGADOUGOU Associated Press Across Burkina Faso's capital, even the wealthiest neighborhoods, typically spared from severe shortages, are suffering without water amid an unprecedented heat wave. Already the ...

    Local Press Report - 05/24/2016 - 09:00

  15. World Bank Approves $130 Million Worth of Loans for Cambodia

    24 May 2016- 09:01 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Khmer Times The World Bank has approved a $130 million loan for four projects to provide many communities throughout Cambodia with better roads, sustainable sources of water, improved livelihoods ...

    Local Press Report - 05/24/2016 - 09:01

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