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  1. Xylem Provides Dewatering Pumps for Panama Canal Project

    30 Jul 2015- 09:24 by Local Press Report BRIDGEPORT, NJ Water World The Panama Canal Expansion Program (PCEP), a project currently underway to double the capacity of the canal by 2016, is receiving heavy-duty dewatering pumps from Xylem Inc., a global ...

    Local Press Report - 07/30/2015 - 09:24

  2. Lack of Sanitation Facilities in Puebla Leads to Cilantro Ban

    30 Jul 2015- 09:22 by Local Press Report PUEBLA News Maine Lack of sanitation facilities in Mexico produce fields  reportedly has brought a product ban in the US. But Mexico is not the only place where there are issues regarding field sanitation, said US ...

    Local Press Report - 07/30/2015 - 09:22

  3. Kenya's Machakos County Launches $25 Million Worth of Water Projects

    30 Jul 2015- 09:17 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Capital FM The Machakos County Government will invest $25 million in water projects in a move that will see all homes in the county get piped water. Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua says the county intends to ...

    Local Press Report - 07/30/2015 - 09:17

  4. Saltwater Incursion Threatens Vietnam’s Mekong Delta

    30 Jul 2015- 09:15 by Local Press Report CAN THO Tuoi Tre News The Mekong Delta, Vietnam’s biggest granary, home to a widespread network of rivers and canals, has been threatened by the rising level of salt water flowing into rice fields and farms. Many ...

    Local Press Report - 07/30/2015 - 09:15

  5. Taiwan Approves Water Rate Increase

    30 Jul 2015- 09:14 by Local Press Report TAIPEI Taipei Times The Ministry of Economic Affairs yesterday approved a water pricing proposal by the Taipei Water Department, which is to increase the capital’s water rates by up to 30 percent next year. The new ...

    Local Press Report - 07/30/2015 - 09:14

  6. Hai River Basin Project Prioritizes Water for Ecosystems

    30 Jul 2015- 09:13 by Local Press Report BEIJING World Bank A water project in China’s Hai River basin supported by the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) will give priority to the ecosystem’s need for water, said Bank officials attending a workshop this ...

    Local Press Report - 07/30/2015 - 09:13

  7. India's Maharashtra State Allocates $108 Million for Irrigation Projects

    30 Jul 2015- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India The Maharashtra state government has allocated $108 million USD to expand existing irrigation facilities in the Yavatmal and Osmanabad districts, Guardian Minister Sanjay Rathod announced. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/30/2015 - 10:40

  8. Five Pakistani Organizations Join Forces to Support Kalabagh Dam, Other Projects

    30 Jul 2015- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan Five Pakistani organizations have formed an alliance to support construction of the Kalabagh Dam and other water projects in the country. The organizations include the Lahore Chamber of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/30/2015 - 10:40

  9. Former Costa Rican Presidents Urge Passage of Water Resources Management Law

    29 Jul 2015- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica Four of Costa Rica’s former presidents have called on the country’s Legislative Assembly to approve a new law on water resources management. In a videotaped address circulated online, Luis ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2015 - 11:12

  10. Dominican Capital Faces Water Shortages Amid Drought

    29 Jul 2015- 10:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic As drought persists in the region, the Dominican Republic’s capital, Santo Domingo, may face water worsening water shortages, according to Alberto Holguin, director of the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2015 - 10:57

  11. Israeli Lawmaker Calls for Special Commission on Water Delivery to Jordan

    29 Jul 2015- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Israeli Knesset Internal Affairs and Environment Committee Chairman David Amsalem on July 28th called for creation of a special commission to look into ways for Israel to deliver water to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2015 - 10:40

  12. Coast Water Services Board in Stand-Off With Five Kenyan Counties

    29 Jul 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya A water crisis is looming in Kenya’s tourist hub, the Coast region, where regional water provider the Coast Water Services Board (CWSB) is threatening more water supply disconnections due to an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2015 - 10:01

  13. Broken Pipeline Leaves Port Antonio Residents Without Water

    29 Jul 2015- 09:34 by Local Press Report PORTLAND Jamaica Observer A section of the National Water Commission (NWC) pipeline in Port Antonio broke this morning, leaving the town and adjoining communities without water. A section of the recently paved ...

    Local Press Report - 07/29/2015 - 09:34

  14. Melting Glaciers Raise Water Levels in Kyrgyzstan's Merzbacher Lake

    29 Jul 2015- 09:28 by Local Press Report BISHKEK 24.kg News Agency Glaciers start melting due to high temperature and therefore the water level in Merzbacher Lake rises, the Ministry of Emergency Situations reports. Climate Disasters Environment Bishkek ...

    Local Press Report - 07/29/2015 - 09:28

  15. E&Y Audit Urges Nairobi Utility to Improve Infrastructure

    29 Jul 2015- 09:26 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Star The Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company has been urged to improve infrastructure to ensure residents get steady supply.An audit released by Ernst & Young recommended the firm upgrade ...

    Local Press Report - 07/29/2015 - 09:26

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