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  1. Israel Offers Advice to Drought-Stricken Taiwan

    30 Mar 2015- 10:27 by Local Press Report TAIPEI Want China Times Simona Halperin, head of the Israel Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei, advised last week that rationalizing water prices and promoting education on water conservation would be effective ...

    Local Press Report - 03/30/2015 - 10:27

  2. Indian Government's Water Programs Attract Foreign Investors

    30 Mar 2015- 10:26 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Indian Express NDA government’s two flagship schemes-- the Swachh Bharat campaign and the Clean Ganga initiative-- are responsible for attracting new foreign investment in Indian water projects, most ...

    Local Press Report - 03/30/2015 - 10:26

  3. Egypt Has Entered "Era of Water Poverty:" Minister

    30 Mar 2015- 10:24 by Local Press Report CAIRO Al Arabiya Egypt’s minister of irrigation and water resources, Hossam Moghazi, warned on Saturday that Egypt has entered “an era of water poverty,” with a current yearly shortage of 23 billion cubic meters. ...

    Local Press Report - 03/30/2015 - 10:24

  4. Zambia, WaterAid Launch Healthy Start Program for Children

    30 Mar 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia More than 3,500 newborn babies in Zambia died from infections linked to dirty water during 2013, and mothers in Zambia have a one in 21 chance of losing a newborn to one of these infections, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/30/2015 - 10:56

  5. Kyiv's Water Sources Heavily Polluted

    30 Mar 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The Dnieper and Desna rivers-- the main water sources for the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv-- are moderately to extremely polluted, threatening the city's water supply, according to local ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/30/2015 - 10:56

  6. Malawian Government Says Uranium Mine Discharges Did Not Harm Water Quality

    30 Mar 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Tests of the Sere River and other water bodies around the Kayelekera Uranium Mine following a wastewater spill back in January 2015 found no contamination, Principal Secretary for the Ministry ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2015 - 11:37

  7. Costa Rica Starts Work to Close Off Nicaraguan Canal on San Juan River

    27 Mar 2015- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica Costa Rica on March 26th began work to close off a canal dredged by Nicaragua in disputed territory in the Tortuguero Conservation Area of the San Juan River delta. The Costa Rican ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/27/2015 - 11:00

  8. Swedish Retail Brands Reduce Environmental Impact of Textile Production in India

    27 Mar 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Swedish retail brands Indiska, KappAhl and Lindex have managed to reduce the environmental impact of their textile production in India through participation in the Sustainable Water Resources ...

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

  9. Guatamalan Mega-Dam Linked to Human Rights Abuses, Deaths

    27 Mar 2015- 10:02 by Local Press Report GUATEMALA CITY The Guardian A planned mega-dam in Guatemala, whose carbon credits will be tradable under the EU’s emissions trading system, has been linked to grave human rights abuses, including the killing of six ...

    Local Press Report - 03/27/2015 - 10:02

  10. Without Better Water, Sanitation Access, Cholera Will Continue in Haiti

    27 Mar 2015- 09:59 by Local Press Report BOGOTA Thomson Reuters Foundation Cholera will continue to kill and infect Haitians as long as they lack access to clean water and sanitation, with a thousand new cases reported each week, health experts say. ...

    Local Press Report - 03/27/2015 - 09:59

  11. Albania, KfW to Implement Third Phase of Water Supply Program

    27 Mar 2015- 09:55 by Local Press Report TIRANA Invest in Albania The parliamentary Commissions approved the reached agreement between the Albanian government and KfW Frankfurt am Maini company for IPA funds, which will finance projects for the ...

    Local Press Report - 03/27/2015 - 09:55

  12. Fish Farming Polluting Ghana's Waterways

    27 Mar 2015- 09:51 by Local Press Report ACCRA Ghana Web Fish farming as practised in the country’s water bodies is causing major pollution and threatening the quality of drinking water, the Principal Basin Officer of the Densu Basin, Mr Ronald Abrahams, ...

    Local Press Report - 03/27/2015 - 09:51

  13. Crimean Reservoirs Fuller; Russian Official Hopes for Resumption of Supply From Ukraine

    27 Mar 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea The Chernorechenskoye Reservoir, the main source of water for the Crimean Black Sea port city of Sevastopol, is currently holding about 39 million cubic meters of water-- 26 million cubic ...

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

  14. Remondis Aqua Leaves Water Concession in Russia

    27 Mar 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia German water services company Remondis Aqua has decided to terminate a municipal water concession it has held in Russia since 2010. The concession agreement was for management of the ...

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

  15. Karl Falkenberg: EU Needs to Step Up Water Management

    27 Mar 2015- 09:33 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The Parliament Magazine This week's high level water conference in Brussels presented the EU's communication on the implementation of the water framework and floods directives, which was adopted ...

    Local Press Report - 03/27/2015 - 09:33

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