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  1. Food Waste Could Pull Lead, Mercury From Water

    23 Sep 2016- 10:28 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY CNBC A group of researchers has designed a foam made from coffee grounds and silicone that can remove lead and mercury from water. Both metals are contaminants considered toxic and harmful to human ...

    Local Press Report - 09/23/2016 - 10:53

  2. OOSKAnews Voices: Five Streams of Water, and the US Election

    22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/22/2016 - 08:39

  3. Study Examines Temporary Rivers

    22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report BARCELONA Phys.org When there are no data due to a lack of hydrometric station, interviews to neighbours and air photographs of water environment are the effective methods to collect information on the water regime ...

    Local Press Report - 09/22/2016 - 08:39

  4. $526Billion USD Municipal Water CAPEX Increase Pushes Europe’s Utilities Forward

    22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report BARCELONA Business Wire European utilities are planning to invest US$526 billion in water and wastewater infrastructure between 2016 and 2025, according to new forecasts. A combination of drivers including utility ...

    Local Press Report - 09/22/2016 - 08:39

  5. Odebrecht, Brookfield Near Brazil Sewage Unit Deal

    22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report SAO PAULO Reuters Canada's Brookfield Asset Management Inc is close to finalizing the purchase of Brazilian engineering conglomerate Odebrecht SA's stake in a water and sewage firm after due diligence ...

    Local Press Report - 09/22/2016 - 08:39

  6. Water and Land Issues Divide Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan

    22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report TASHKENT EurasiaNet.org Twice this year, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan have gone toe to toe over who should have ownership over the Kasan-sai reservoir, which is claimed by Uzbekistan despite lying several kilometers ...

    Local Press Report - 09/22/2016 - 08:39

  7. Romania Borrows EUR 48 Million to Fight Nutrient Pollution

    22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report BUCHAREST Romania Insider Romania will borrow EUR 48 million from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) to finance a project on integrated control of nutrient pollution. The aim is to ...

    Local Press Report - 09/22/2016 - 08:39

  8. Bulgaria Donation to Macedonia over Flood Damage

    22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report SOFIA The Sofia Globe Bulgaria’s Cabinet agreed on September 20 to grant financial assistance of 300 000 leva (about 153 440 euro) to the the Republic of Macedonia to help its neighbouring country tackle the ...

    Local Press Report - 09/22/2016 - 08:39

  9. Ericsson Launches Mobile Payments for Water ATM

    22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report STOCKHOLM Mobile World Live Swedish vendor Ericsson and pump manufacturer Grundfos announced a new initiative to deliver an ATM water dispenser capable of taking mobile payments in Kenya. Access Corporate Risk ...

    Local Press Report - 09/22/2016 - 08:39

  10. Thousands of Dead Fish Wash Ashore in Turkey’s South

    22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report MERSIN Hurriyet Daily News Hundreds of thousands of dead fish washed ashore in the Tarsus district of the southern Mersin province earlier this week, reportedly due to contamination from a malfunctioning wastewater ...

    Local Press Report - 09/22/2016 - 08:39

  11. Afek Drills for Water in Golan Heights

    22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report JERUSALEM PR Newswire Afek Oil and Gas Ltd., (Afek), holder of an exclusive oil and gas exploration license in Israel's Golan Heights, announced this week that it is conducting drilling and related operations ...

    Local Press Report - 09/22/2016 - 08:39

  12. Coway Replaces CEO over Faulty Water Purifiers

    22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report SEOUL The Korea Times Coway, South Korea's leading water purifier maker, said on Tuesday its chief executive offered to step down to take responsibility for selling defective products that caused a series of ...

    Local Press Report - 09/22/2016 - 08:39

  13. Heavy Rains Bring Tainted Groundwater to Surface at Fukushima

    22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) is checking for radiation contamination in seawater after heavy rains brought by Typhoon Malakas this week caused tainted groundwater to rise to the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/22/2016 - 08:39

  14. Water Service Restored in Typhoon-Hit Taiwan

    22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan The Taiwan Water Corporation (TWC) announced this week that it has restored water service to 720,000 households in southern Taiwan that lost supply ias a result of Super Typhoon Meranti. As of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/22/2016 - 08:39

  15. EC to Provide Another $45 Million in Humanitarian Aid for Yemen

    22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States During the United Nations General Assembly this week, the European Commission announced that it would provide another $44.7 million USD worth of humanitarian assistance to help ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/22/2016 - 08:39

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