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  1. EBRD, Moldovan Officials Meet on Water, Sewage Infrastructure Priorities

    1 Apr 2015- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHISINAU, Moldova Moldovan Environment Minister Sergiu Palihovici and Veaceslav Vladicescu, director of water agency Apele Moldovei, met last week with representatives of the European Bank for Reconstruction ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2015 - 10:33

  2. Russian Miner Ordered to Build Wastewater Treatment Facility

    1 Apr 2015- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent UFA, Russia Russian environmental watchdog Rosprirodnadzor has won a suit it filed against a mining company in the republic of Bashkortostan over pollution of the Biuydy River, a tributary of the Kidysh River. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2015 - 11:34

  3. Bad Weather Shuts Down Water Supply Facilities in Eastern Ukraine

    31 Mar 2015- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Water and wastewater facilities in much of eastern Ukraine lost power over the weekend due to bad weather, cutting off water supply to a number of cities and towns, according to regional water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/31/2015 - 10:27

  4. Maynilad Takes Rate Dispute to Singapore Arbitration Panel

    31 Mar 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Maynilad Water Services Inc., one of the two private water concessionaires operating in the Philippine capital, announced this week that it is taking its dispute with the Metropolitan ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/31/2015 - 10:03

  5. South Africa to Launch Second Phase of Nelson Mandela Bay Supply Project

    31 Mar 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NELSON MANDELA BAY, South Africa Authorities in Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality last week announced plans to begin the second phase of the Nooitgedacht Low Level Scheme Project, in hopes of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/31/2015 - 10:03

  6. Kazakh Mine to Halve Water Use With $100 Million Equipment Purchase

    31 Mar 2015- 09:35 by Local Press Report LONDON European Bank for Reconstruction and Development The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announced today that the proceeds of a US$100 milllion loan will finance the development of ...

    Local Press Report - 03/31/2015 - 09:35

  7. Fracking Wastewater Causes Enlarged Testicles in Mice

    31 Mar 2015- 09:33 by Local Press Report DENVER, CO Science News Wastewater from hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, may tote several hormone-disrupting chemicals that can alter the development of mice, researchers at the national meeting of the American ...

    Local Press Report - 03/31/2015 - 09:33

  8. Glow-in-the-Dark Tampons Detect Wastewater Pollution

    31 Mar 2015- 09:31 by Local Press Report SHEFFIELD Washington Post Professor David Lerner at the University of Sheffield in England has found an unusual tool for tracking down sources of sewage pollution: glowing tampons. The natural, untreated cotton ...

    Local Press Report - 03/31/2015 - 09:32

  9. Southern Copper CEO Denies Plans to Scrap Tia Maria Mine in Peru

    31 Mar 2015- 09:14 by Local Press Report LIMA Reuters Southern Copper "will continue making efforts to move forward" with its Tia Maria project in Peru, the chief executive of the mining firm told Reuters, just hours after a company spokesman ...

    Local Press Report - 03/31/2015 - 09:14

  10. Egypt Seeks to Join Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

    31 Mar 2015- 09:29 by Local Press Report CAIRO Al Arabiya News “Egypt has applied to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank,” foreign ministry spokesman Badr Abdel Atti reported on Monday. The new multinational lender is seen as a threat to the ...

    Local Press Report - 03/31/2015 - 09:29

  11. Botswana Opposition Urges Government to Declare Water and Power Shortages a National Crisis

    31 Mar 2015- 09:28 by Local Press Report GABORONE Star Africa News On Monday, Botswana opposition Members of Parliament asked the government to declare water and electricity shortages a national crisis because of the continuation of these shortages for a ...

    Local Press Report - 03/31/2015 - 09:28

  12. Beijing Enterprises Water Group Reports Higher Revenue, Profits

    31 Mar 2015- 09:27 by Local Press Report HONG KONG Bloomberg On Monday Beijing Enterprises Water Group Ltd., reported that its 2014 revenue increased 39 percent to HK$8.93 billion ($1.15 billion) from a year earlier on water and construction service sales ...

    Local Press Report - 03/31/2015 - 09:27

  13. Tetra Tech Wins $1 Billion Contract for USAID Water and Development Strategy

    31 Mar 2015- 09:22 by Local Press Report PASADENA, CA Nasdaq Tetra Tech has been awarded a five-year $1 billion multiple-award indefinite delivery indefinite quantity or IDIQ contract for the U.S. Agency of International Development or USAID to support ...

    Local Press Report - 03/31/2015 - 09:22

  14. Chinese Officials in Israel to Promote Shouguang "Water City"

    31 Mar 2015- 09:20 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Jerusalem Post Under the framework of the recently launched Chinese-Israeli “Water City” project, 20 officials from the municipality of Shouguang are visiting Israel this week to explore a variety of ...

    Local Press Report - 03/31/2015 - 09:20

  15. UN Calls for "Hydro-Diplomacy" Amid Global Water Shortages

    31 Mar 2015- 09:17 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY New Kerala The international community must gear up for a new era of "hydro-diplomacy" as the threat of water scarcity risks plunging the world into a period of geopolitical tension and ...

    Local Press Report - 03/31/2015 - 09:35

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