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  1. Egyptian Water Company Head Says Country Should Prepare for Scarcity Due to Grand Renaissance Dam

    8 Feb 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptians should be prepared for “water scarcity” as a result of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project, according to Mahmoud Raslan, head of Egypt’s Holding Company for Water and Wastewater. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/08/2016 - 10:08

  2. Iraqi Water Minister Downplays Threat of Mosul Dam Collapse

    8 Feb 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq There is a only a “one in a thousand” chance that the Mosul Dam, the largest in Iraq, will collapse, Iraqi Minister of Water Resource Mohsin al Shammari said on February 6th. "This risk level ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/08/2016 - 10:08

  3. China Finds 123 People Responsible for Tianjin Warehouse Explosion

    5 Feb 2016- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Investigators with China’s State Council this week released their report on the twin warehouse explosions at Tianjin on August 12th that killed 165 people, injured hundreds more, caused $1.1 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/05/2016 - 10:55

  4. Congolese Premier Says His Country Will Support Egyptian Position on Grand Renaissance Dam

    5 Feb 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Congolese Prime Minister Augustin Matata Ponyo said this week that the Democratic Republic of the Congo will support fellow Nile Basin country Egypt's stance on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/05/2016 - 10:18

  5. Czech Republic Faces Sanctions for Not Including Labe Valley on EU Natura List

    5 Feb 2016- 09:44 by Local Press Report CTK The Czech Republic may not be able to draw a part of EU subsidies for environment protection and some transport projects because the cabinet has not met the demand to include the Labe valley in north Bohemia in ...

    Local Press Report - 02/05/2016 - 09:50

  6. Azerbaijan's Monitoring of Caspian Sea Finds Contamination From Oil and Gas Production

    5 Feb 2016- 09:40 by Local Press Report BAKU APA In the monitoring conducted during 2015, the Caspian Complex Environmental Monitoring Office of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources has recorded some oil-and-gas production plants operating in the ...

    Local Press Report - 02/05/2016 - 09:40

  7. Only 34 Percent of Namibians Have Access to Improved Sanitation

    5 Feb 2016- 09:35 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK New Era A mammoth task awaits government to improve on sanitation services after it transpired on Tuesday that only 34 percent of the national population of 2.3 million people have access to improved ...

    Local Press Report - 02/05/2016 - 09:35

  8. Sewage Leaks, Illegal Wastewater Dumping Led to Contamination of Romania’s Ialomița River

    5 Feb 2016- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TÂRGOVIȘTE, Romania Investigators with Romania’s Environmental Guard have blamed the contamination of drinking water supply in a number of towns in Dâmboviţa County on the dumping of untreated sewage into the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/05/2016 - 10:06

  9. Israel Declares Drought Due to Low Levels in Sea of Galilee

    5 Feb 2016- 09:22 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Israel Today The Israel Water Authority (IWA) has determined that Israel is suffering from yet another year of drought, the third in a row, after the Sea of Galilee (known locally as the Kinneret) rose by ...

    Local Press Report - 02/05/2016 - 09:22

  10. Iran Seeks Japanese Investment in Water, Automotive Industries

    5 Feb 2016- 09:24 by Local Press Report TOKYO Nikkei Asian Review Ali Tayyebnia, Iran's economic affairs and finance minister, on Thursday discussed opportunities for foreign investment in Iran and the government's economic plan. Tayyebnia said ...

    Local Press Report - 02/05/2016 - 09:24

  11. USAID, Nestle Launch Joint Water and Sanitation Programs in Indonesia

    5 Feb 2016- 09:25 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Jakarta Globe On Tuesday, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and Nestlé Indonesia announced the launch of joint programs focusing on improving water sanitation for Indonesians. Development ...

    Local Press Report - 02/05/2016 - 09:25

  12. Researchers Link Climate Change, Zika Outbreak in Brazil

    5 Feb 2016- 09:28 by Local Press Report HAIFA Israel21c A preliminary study undertaken at the University of Haifa and the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has found a link between the exceptionally hot, dry winter and spring ...

    Local Press Report - 02/05/2016 - 09:28

  13. Colombia’s Largest Wetland Under Threat

    5 Feb 2016- 09:30 by Local Press Report BOGOTA Colombia Reports Designated a UNESCO Biosphere reserve and a RAMSAR Protected Wetland, the Cienaga Grande in the coastal state of Magdalena has been both a battlefield of Colombia’s decades-long civil war and ...

    Local Press Report - 02/05/2016 - 09:30

  14. Health Officials Puzzled by Red River in Costa Rica

    5 Feb 2016- 09:32 by Local Press Report SAN JOSE Q Costa Rica Health officials have been unable to determine what caused the Maria Aguilar river to run red for a few hours, saying the time between the alert by residents and the visit by officials made it ...

    Local Press Report - 02/05/2016 - 09:32

  15. Colombia’s Sambingo River the First to Dry Up Due to Illegal Mining

    5 Feb 2016- 09:33 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Latin Correspondent Illegal mining and the El Niño extreme weather system have completely dried out one river in Colombia’s Cauca department. Access Climate Corporate Risk Disasters Ecosystems Food Security ...

    Local Press Report - 02/05/2016 - 09:33

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