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  1. Johor Will Continue to Supply Water to Singapore Despite Shortages

    23 May 2016- 08:46 by Local Press Report KOTA TINGGI Asia One Johor has assured Singapore that it will continue to supply water to the republic despite the state facing a water shortage. State Public Works, Rural and Regional Development committee ...

    Local Press Report - 05/23/2016 - 08:46

  2. Arequipa Villagers Capture Fog to Get Water

    23 May 2016- 08:48 by Local Press Report AREQUIPA Peru This Week In the mountain town of Villa Lourdes located in Arequipa farming is a difficult task due to the lack of water. However, things are changing with the innovation of the use of large nets, put ...

    Local Press Report - 05/23/2016 - 08:48

  3. Consultant Sought for EBRD-Funded Water Project in Kazakhstan

    23 May 2016- 08:51 by Local Press Report UST-KAMENOGORSK European Bank for Reconstruction and Development The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the Akimat of East Kazakhstan, and the Akimat of the city of Ust-Kamenogorsk intend to retain a ...

    Local Press Report - 05/23/2016 - 08:51

  4. Barbudans to Start Paying for Water

    23 May 2016- 08:52 by Local Press Report ST. JOHN'S Antigua Observer For the first time ever, Barbudans will be required to pay for water once APUA commissions its reverse osmosis plant next week. The rate will be the same as that paid on Antigua. ...

    Local Press Report - 05/23/2016 - 08:52

  5. With Elections Around the Corner, Romanian Government Starts Work on Water, Sewage Projects in Pecineaga

    23 May 2016- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CONSTANȚA, Romania Pecineaga commune in Romania’s Constanța County has received $11.21 million USD from the national budget for long-awaited projecst to rehabilitate its drinking water and sewage systems and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/23/2016 - 09:57

  6. Lanzhou Court Rejects Compensation Claims for 2014 Tap Water Contamination Incident

    23 May 2016- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LANZHOU, China The Intermediate People's Court of Lanzhou City in China’s northwestern Gansu province has upheld an earlier court decision rejecting compensation claims brought by five Lanzhou residents ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/23/2016 - 09:57

  7. US Announces Over $28 Million in Humanitarian Assistance for Eastern Ukraine, Crimea

    23 May 2016- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The US government on May 20th announced over $28 million USD in additional humanitarian assistance for “hundreds of thousands of vulnerable people affected by Russian aggression ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/23/2016 - 09:57

  8. Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano Erupts

    23 May 2016- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica The Turrialba Volcano in Costa Rica’s Cartago province erupted on May 20th, sending a column of gas and ash 3,000 meters into the air, according to the Costa Rican Volcanology and Seismic ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/23/2016 - 09:57

  9. Turkey, Turkish Cypriots Sign Management Protocol for Water Supply Project

    20 May 2016- 11:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FAMAGUSTA, Cyprus The Turkish government and Turkish Cypriot authorities this week finally signed the protocol for management of water transferred from Turkey to Northern Cyprus via an undersea pipeline. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2016 - 11:37

  10. Antofagasta Reaches Deal With Local Residents Over Tailings Dam

    20 May 2016- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Mining company Antofagasta announced this week that it had finally reached an agreement with local community members over a tailings dam at its Los Pelambres copper mine in central Chile. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2016 - 10:55

  11. WASH Situation in Eastern Ukraine Remains a “Big Concern:” UNICEF

    20 May 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) situation in war-torn eastern Ukraine remains “a big concern,” the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned in its latest situation report on the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2016 - 10:29

  12. Romania Takes Steps to Bolster Flood Protection

    20 May 2016- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania The Romanian government has identified and prioritized a total of 2,600 measures aimed at managing flood risk throughout the country through 2020. Nicolae Bărbieru, general manager of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2016 - 10:22

  13. UN Envoy Backs Water Warriors' Demands in El Salvador

    20 May 2016- 09:00 by Local Press Report SAN SALVADOR teleSUR Water rights defenders in El Salvador have garnered international support for their years-long fight for a proposed General Water Law as a United Nations envoy urged the country to adopt the ...

    Local Press Report - 05/20/2016 - 09:00

  14. Rio de Janeiro's Water Is Already Making Athletes Sick

    20 May 2016- 08:58 by Local Press Report RIO DE JANEIRO Public Radio International For the last few weeks, residents of Barra da Tijuca, home to the main Olympic park and Olympic village, have woken to the fetid smell of filthy water. Local biologist ...

    Local Press Report - 05/20/2016 - 08:58

  15. Salini Impregilo Wins $94 Million Water Contract in Turkey

    20 May 2016- 08:55 by Local Press Report MILAN Construction Index A joint venture of Salini Impregilo subsidiary Fisia Italimpianti and Alkatas has won a €83.9m (£73.5m) contract to upgrade a water treatment plant in Atakoy, Turkey. Innovation, ...

    Local Press Report - 05/20/2016 - 08:55

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