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  1. Hydropower Facilities on Selenge River Threaten Fish in Lake Baikal

    24 Aug 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Construction of hydropower plants on the Selenge River in Mongolia could pose a threat to the Baikal omul – a species of whitefish endemic to Lake Baikal in Russia’s Siberia region, according to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/24/2016 - 10:29

  2. China Initiates Level-IV Emergency Response to Inner Mongolia Drought

    24 Aug 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Chinese government this week initiated a level-IV emergency response plan due to drought in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. The National Commission for Disaster Reduction and the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/24/2016 - 10:29

  3. Peruvian President Stresses Need for Public to Pay “Reasonable” Water Rates

    24 Aug 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski this week emphasized the need for the public to pay for water services. "Although there is a subsidy, we need to get the population to pay for their ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/24/2016 - 10:29

  4. UNHCR Warns of Humanitarian Crisis in Northeast Nigeria

    24 Aug 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has expressed alarm at the “catastrophic” humanitarian situation in northeastern Nigeria, where Boko Haram militants have displaced nearly 2 million people ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/24/2016 - 10:29

  5. Beijing Getting 70 Percent of Its Water Needs From South-to-North Transfer Project

    23 Aug 2016- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Over 1.5 billion cubic meters of water were diverted from the Danjiangkou Reservoir to the Chinese capital, Beijing, of August 10th, supplying 70 percent of the city's water needs, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/23/2016 - 12:09

  6. Panama to Start Construction of New Sewage System in Santiago

    23 Aug 2016- 11:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAMA CITY, Panama Panama’s National Institute of Aqueducts and Sewage Systems (IDAAN) last week announced the launch of a $95.5 million USD project to build, operate and maintain new wastewater collection ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/23/2016 - 11:05

  7. OOSKAnews Voices: Water and Sanitation Are Cornerstones of the Urban Agenda

    22 Aug 2016- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France 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 for ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/23/2016 - 10:33

  8. Tajik City: Three New Programs

    23 Aug 2016- 11:46 by Local Press Report LONDON European Bank for Reconstruction and Development The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is considering a senior loan to the SUE “OBHOI NUSHOKI VA KORREZI” in the city of Nurek to finance the ...

    Local Press Report - 08/23/2016 - 11:46

  9. Hyderabad Worst Polluter of Krishna River

    23 Aug 2016- 11:46 by Local Press Report HYDERABAD Deccan Chronicle Water in the Krishna is polluted by municipalities discharging untreated sewage into the river or its tributaries. Earlier this year, the National Green Tribunal during the hearing of a ...

    Local Press Report - 08/23/2016 - 11:46

  10. Vietnam Claims Sea Water is Clean

    23 Aug 2016- 11:46 by Local Press Report HANOI Global Times Sea water and marine sediments at monitored areas in central coastal Vietnam are qualified for swimming, water sports and aquaculture, Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment ...

    Local Press Report - 08/23/2016 - 11:46

  11. Gamtoos Farmers Face Crisis

    23 Aug 2016- 11:46 by Local Press Report PORT ELIZABETH Herald LIVE Gamtoos Valley farmers face possible water restrictions next month, as the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality continues to waste water from the region’s main dam through hundreds of leaking ...

    Local Press Report - 08/24/2016 - 11:42

  12. Inter-basin Transfer Last Resort

    23 Aug 2016- 11:46 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Tehran Times Inter-basin transfer must be the last resort to solve water shortage, the deputy for marine environment of the Department of Environment (DoE), Parvin Farshchi said on Sunday. It is true that ...

    Local Press Report - 08/23/2016 - 11:46

  13. East Nusa Tenggara Faces Scarcity, Drought

    23 Aug 2016- 11:46 by Local Press Report KUPANG The Jakarta Post Despite a series of infrastructure projects to provide clean water to residents of East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), the province continues to suffer from a lack of clean water due to low rainfall ...

    Local Press Report - 08/23/2016 - 11:46

  14. Hong Kong Water Staffing Questioned

    23 Aug 2016- 11:46 by Local Press Report HONG KONG South China Morning Post The Water Supplies Department’s staffing arrangements came under question at Kowloon City Court on Monday after it was revealed that an inspector accused of misconduct and fraud ...

    Local Press Report - 08/23/2016 - 11:46

  15. Middle East Virtual Water Merry-go-Round

    23 Aug 2016- 11:46 by Local Press Report LUND Your Middle East Are there countries with such a surplus of water that they can export large amounts of virtual water to other countries without any major local impacts? Or is virtual water leading to the ...

    Local Press Report - 08/23/2016 - 11:46

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