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  1. Metro Manila Faces 12-Hour Water Service Interruptions

    2 Sep 2015- 10:08 by Local Press Report MANILA Philippine Star Metro Manila should brace for 12-hour water interruptions while 65 provinces are expected to experience moderate to severe drought starting this month until early 2016 due to El Niño. In ...

    Local Press Report - 09/02/2015 - 10:08

  2. Georgia Signs Contracts for Nenskra Hydropower Project

    2 Sep 2015- 10:06 by Local Press Report TBILISI Civil.ge The Georgian government, South Korea’s K-Water and Italian builder Salini Impregilo signed series of contracts in Tbilisi on August 31 paving the way for the launch of construction of 280MW Nenskra ...

    Local Press Report - 09/02/2015 - 10:06

  3. Olympic Official Says Rio's Water Will Be Clean for Games

    2 Sep 2015- 10:05 by Local Press Report LONDON Voice of America The water quality at the Olympic sailing venue in Rio de Janeiro is a serious issue but will be resolved by the time the Games begin next year, Rio Organizing Committee President Carlos ...

    Local Press Report - 09/02/2015 - 10:05

  4. Japan Waterworks Bureau to Develop Sensus Smart Water Network

    2 Sep 2015- 10:04 by Local Press Report RALEIGH, NC Water World The Kobe City Waterworks Bureau in Japan has announced that it is expecting to achieve greater water conservation and operational efficiency as it develops a new smart water network from ...

    Local Press Report - 09/02/2015 - 10:04

  5. WHO Assists Tanzania With Cholera Outbreak

    2 Sep 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania The World Health Organization (WHO) is working with the Tanzanian Ministry of Health to contain a cholera epidemic that has killed at least eight people and sickened over 400. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/02/2015 - 10:16

  6. UNHCR Delivers Humanitarian Aid to Horlivka, Eastern Ukraine

    2 Sep 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland For the first time in week's, the UN’s refugee agency, UNHCR, delivered humanitarian aid to areas in and around the city of Horlivka, in Ukraine's Donetsk province, over the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/02/2015 - 10:22

  7. Mexico’s Contentious Monterrey VI Aqueduct Officially Cancelled

    1 Sep 2015- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONTERREY, Mexico The governor-elect of Mexico’s Nuevo Leon state, Jaime “El Bronco” Rodriguez, has announced publicly for the first time that the controversial Monterrey VI Aqueduct will not be built. Last ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/01/2015 - 10:45

  8. Mumbai Cuts Drinking Water Supply by 20 Percent

    1 Sep 2015- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India Due to low levels of water in the reservoirs that supply the city, the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has imposed 20 percent water cuts for residential, commercial and industrial ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/01/2015 - 10:31

  9. FCC Aqualia Wins $2.7 Billion Contract for Abu Rawash Wastewater Treatment Plant

    1 Sep 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A consortium consisting of FCC Aqualia subsidiary Aqualia New Europe, Orascom Construction Industries, Veolia, and Egyptian firm I–Cat has won the $2.7 billion USD contract for Cairo’s Abu Rawash ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/01/2015 - 10:17

  10. Rwanda's New Water and Electricity Tariff Plan Begins Today

    1 Sep 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KIGALI, Rwanda New water electricity tariffs approved by the Rwanda Utility Regulatory Authority (RURA) will take effect today (September 1st). Under the new tariff regime, water bills are expected to increase ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/01/2015 - 10:03

  11. Turkmenistan, World Bank Discuss New Partnership Strategy

    1 Sep 2015- 09:26 by Local Press Report ASHGABAT Trend News Agency The issues of interaction and preparation of a new strategy of partnership between Turkmenistan and the World Bank (WB) have been discussed in the ministry of foreign affairs of ...

    Local Press Report - 09/01/2015 - 09:26

  12. Suez Canal Project Will Use Desalinated Water

    1 Sep 2015- 09:28 by Local Press Report CAIRO Al Bawaba Suez Canal Area Development Project will depend on desalinated sea water not to pressure the state's network of drinking water, said Egypt's Minister of Irrigation Hossam Moghazi. He added, ...

    Local Press Report - 09/01/2015 - 09:28

  13. Liberia, Guanacaste Faces Worst Drought Since 1937

    1 Sep 2015- 09:31 by Local Press Report LIBERIA Q Costa Rica Since the Instituto Meteorológico Nacional (IMN)-- national weather service-- began keeping records, the city of Liberia, Guanacaste, has never since 1937 reported so little rain in the first ...

    Local Press Report - 09/01/2015 - 09:31

  14. Ecuadorian Province Reprimanded Over Environmental Damage

    1 Sep 2015- 09:33 by Local Press Report QUITO teleSUR TV Over 470 hectares of primary Amazon forest have been destroyed in the Morona Santiago province of Ecuador, prompting the country’s Ministry of the Environment to revoke the provincial government’s ...

    Local Press Report - 09/01/2015 - 09:33

  15. Puerto Rican Water Utility Gets Loan Extension

    1 Sep 2015- 09:34 by Local Press Report SAN JUAN Bloomberg Puerto Rico’s main water utility said it plans to extend a $90 million loan originally due Monday through Nov. 30 as the agency seeks the “right” time to sell $750 million of bonds. Investment ...

    Local Press Report - 09/01/2015 - 09:34

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