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  1. Tamil Nadu Apprehensions over Longer Term Sustainability

    21 Sep 2016- 07:22 by Local Press Report SALEM The Hindu While the release of water from the Mettur dam for irrigation, despite the water level being below 90 feet, has been hailed by a cross-section of farmers, some are wondering if the government would ...

    Local Press Report - 09/21/2016 - 07:22

  2. Coca-Cola Chief Talks About Water

    21 Sep 2016- 07:22 by Local Press Report ATLANTA, GA The Huffington Post Our world has a water problem. It is an issue my company [The Coca-Cola Company] has grappled with for years in many parts of the world. Today, I [Muhtar Kent] invite leaders and ...

    Local Press Report - 09/21/2016 - 07:22

  3. Honduras Environmental Activists Under Threat

    21 Sep 2016- 07:22 by Local Press Report TEGUCIGALPA Al Jazeera In early March 2016, Honduras's most prominent and outspoken environmental activist, Berta Caceres, was killed in her home. So why was she killed? And what makes Honduras one of the most ...

    Local Press Report - 09/21/2016 - 07:22

  4. Ecuador Villagers vs Chevron: Latest Legal Front Opens in Ontario

    20 Sep 2016- 09:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TORONTO, Canada The latest round of court proceedings in the ongoing compensation battle between Ecuadorian villagers and oil giant Chevron commenced last week in Ontario, Canada. Approximately 30,000 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/20/2016 - 09:30

  5. Namibia Water Minister: Erongo, Otjozondjupa Water Situation Dire

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK All Africa Water minister John Mutorwa and a delegation from NamWater and the directorate of water resources management undertook site inspections of some water facilities in the Otjozondjupa and Erongo ...

    Local Press Report - 09/20/2016 - 08:39

  6. Tunisia Scarcity Sparks 'Thirst Uprising' Warning

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report BEJA France 24 Activists are warning of a potential "thirst uprising" in Tunisia following protests over severe water shortages after one of the North African nation's driest summers on record. ...

    Local Press Report - 09/20/2016 - 08:39

  7. Eight Ideas to Fund Access to Water and Toilets for All

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian Some $114bn is needed each year to reach the SDG on water and sanitation. A panel of experts share their ideas on how to raise the money. Access Climate Development Aid Innovation, ...

    Local Press Report - 09/20/2016 - 08:39

  8. Iran and Romania Sign MOU on Environmental Challenges

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Tehran Times Iran and Romania signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Tehran on Saturday, joining hands to combat environmental challenges that both countries are facing. Access Climate Corporate Risk ...

    Local Press Report - 09/20/2016 - 08:39

  9. Desalination May Cause Iodine Deficiency

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report JERUSALEM Science Daily Desalination can dramatically increase the prevalence of inadequate iodine intake, new research suggests. An estimated 300 million people worldwide rely on over 17,000 desalination plants in ...

    Local Press Report - 09/20/2016 - 08:39

  10. Zinwa Water too Expensive Says Parliament

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report HARARE The Zimbabwe Daily The Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) makes it very difficult for local authorities to provide effective services due to their steep raw water prices, chairperson of the ...

    Local Press Report - 09/20/2016 - 08:39

  11. Guanacaste, Costa Rica Hotels Pay $120K USD /Month on Water

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report GUANACASTE Costa Rica Star News Hotels in Guanacaste, Costa Rica’s northern Pacific province, report spending an average of US$120,000 per month to provide drinking water to their guests. Business leaders, who say ...

    Local Press Report - 09/20/2016 - 08:39

  12. Peru, BlackRock in Talks on Infrastructure Financing

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report LIMA Reuters Peru is in talks with BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset manager, about obtaining infrastructure financing, President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said Monday after meeting with the company's ...

    Local Press Report - 09/20/2016 - 08:39

  13. Thousands Without Drinking Water in Panama Province

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAMA CITY, Panama Thousands of people in 12 residential areas in Panama province were still without drinking water this week after sedimentation blocked the raw water intake at the Pacora water treatment ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/20/2016 - 08:39

  14. Chinese Trio in Hot Water over bath in Yunnan’s Deepest Lake

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report KUNMING South China Morning Post Management at a freshwater lake in Yunnan will step up monitoring to prevent “uncivilised behaviour” after photos of a group of women taking a bath in the lake appeared online. An ...

    Local Press Report - 09/20/2016 - 08:39

  15. WWF, Intel Start Mekong Wetland reforestation

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report LONG AN Viet Nam News The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and Intel Products launched a joint effort to restore habitats in the Láng Sen Wetland Reserve last week, with the goal of planting more than 12,000 native ...

    Local Press Report - 09/20/2016 - 08:39

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