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  1. EU Regulators Hit Germany Over Impacts on Czech Fisheries

    27 Mar 2015- 09:48 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS Reuters EU regulators have referred Germany to the EU Court of Justice over a failure to look into alternative cooling processes at a coal-fired plant in Hamburg, operated by Vattenfall, in order to ...

    Local Press Report - 03/27/2015 - 09:48

  2. Indian Government Pledges to Restore Yamuna River

    27 Mar 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Hundreds of protesters who gathered in New Delhi over the weekend demanding action to clean up the Yamuna River have dispersed, after senior government ministers assured them that the river’s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/27/2015 - 10:17

  3. Harare Cuts Water Supply to 1,200 Households Over Unpaid Bills

    27 Mar 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Municipal water supply to 1,200 households in 15 suburbs of the Zimbabwen capital, Harare, have been disconnected due to unpaid bills. Affected areas include Mbare National, Ardbennie, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/27/2015 - 10:17

  4. Taiwan to Implement Strictest Rationing Regime on April 1st

    27 Mar 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Taiwanese Premier Mao Chi-kuo announced on March 25th that phase-three water rationing-- which involves rolling blackouts-- will begin on April 1st. Recent rainfall contributed “only a limited ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/27/2015 - 10:17

  5. New Agreement Does Not Mean Egypt Accepts Ethiopian Dam: Official

    26 Mar 2015- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt This week’s signing of a declaration of principles on Nile cooperation does not mean Egypt’s has approved any of the specifications for Ethiopia's $4.2 billion USD Grand Renaissance Dam ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/26/2015 - 10:43

  6. Japan’s Audit Board Critical of Multi-Billion-Dollar Fukushima Clean-Up

    26 Mar 2015- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan Japan has spent over $4.9 billion USD so far on decommissioning the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant and dealing with the massive buildup of contaminated water there, with a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/26/2015 - 10:43

  7. Middle East Wars Bringing Water Supplies to Breaking Point: ICRC

    26 Mar 2015- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Conflicts across the Middle East region-- including civil war in Syria, fighting in and Iraq, the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian territories and the aftermath of conflict in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/26/2015 - 10:43

  8. Djibouti, Ethiopia Launch Water Transfer Project

    26 Mar 2015- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti Ethiopia and Djibouti this week launched construction of a $22 million USD water transfer project. The project, funded by China's Exim Bank and built by CGC Overseas Construction ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/26/2015 - 10:43

  9. Emerging Trends in Urban Water Management: Biswas

    26 Mar 2015- 10:38 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE Business Times Asit Biswas writes in Singapore's Business Times that, with World Water Day having fallen on March 22, an objective assessment of emerging urban water trends in the coming decades ...

    Local Press Report - 03/26/2015 - 10:38

  10. Korenfeld to Give Keynote Address at World Water Congress

    26 Mar 2015- 10:41 by Local Press Report EDINBURGH XVth World Water Congress The XVth World Water Congress announced today that Dr. David Korenfeld Federman will make the keynote address at the Congress, which is being held in Edinburgh, Scotland, 25-29 ...

    Local Press Report - 03/26/2015 - 10:42

  11. Russia, Jordan Sign Deal on $10 Billion Nuclear Plant

    26 Mar 2015- 10:36 by Local Press Report MOSCOW World Nuclear News Russia and Jordan announced this week that they have signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the construction and operation of Jordan's first nuclear power plant of ...

    Local Press Report - 03/26/2015 - 10:36

  12. $11 Million Sewage Treatment Plant Begins Operations in Chiapas

    26 Mar 2015- 10:34 by Local Press Report TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ La Prensa A wastewater treatment plant, aimed at maximizing use of the region's natural resources and reducing the negative impact of residual liquids on the ecosystem in the southeastern ...

    Local Press Report - 03/26/2015 - 10:34

  13. Orascom to Help Develop Egypt's First Large Desalination Plant

    26 Mar 2015- 10:30 by Local Press Report CAIRO Utilities-me.com RWL Water & Orascom Construction (OCL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Egyptian government to proceed with a feasibility study for building, financing and operating ...

    Local Press Report - 03/26/2015 - 10:31

  14. Palyja, Aetra Plan to Appeal Water Privatization Ruling

    26 Mar 2015- 10:29 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Jakarta Post Private water operators PT PAM Lyonnaise Jaya (Palyja) and PT Aetra Air Jakarta (Aetra) announced this week their plans to file an appeal against the Central Jakarta District Court’s recent ...

    Local Press Report - 03/26/2015 - 10:29

  15. 56 Mines in South Africa Using Water Illegally

    26 Mar 2015- 10:27 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Eye Witness News Minister Nomvula Mokonyane of the Department of Water and Sanitation says 56 mines are currently operating in South Africa without a valid water-use license and has warned that this is ...

    Local Press Report - 03/26/2015 - 10:27

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