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  1. OOSKAnews Youth Voices: Water in Honduras

    30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

  2. Scientist Challenges Shell on Leak Impact

    30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by Local Press Report LAGOS Vanguard News An environmental scientist, Ms Benita Siloko, has disagreed with Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, on the impact of the 550 barrels of crude discharged into Ogboinbiri river in Bayelsa ...

    Local Press Report - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

  3. Rice Farmers Lament Water Shortage

    30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Relief Web An acute rice shortage looms in the country due to lack of water in the giant Mwea irrigation scheme within Kirinyaga County. Farmers have prepared their farms but they can’t plant rice as water ...

    Local Press Report - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

  4. Water Scarcity Discusses at Sustainability Forum

    30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN SABC News Water scarcity has dominated discussions at the 6th World Sustainability Forum being held in Cape Town. With millions of people across the world living with acute water shortages, experts say a ...

    Local Press Report - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

  5. Climate Diaries: Drought Threatens Mountain Gorillas

    30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by Local Press Report VOLCANO NATIONAL PARK WDEF.com There’s a population on the slopes of the volcanic peaks in central Africa that knows nothing of arguments in Washington about climate change. They know the bamboo shoots that make up ...

    Local Press Report - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

  6. Town Mayor Blocks Samarco Restart

    30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by Local Press Report SANTA BARBARA Hellenic Shipping News The Brazilian city of Santa Barbara declined to sign off this week on a plan for Samarco to continue to use water from a nearby river. Without the approval, Samarco won’t be ...

    Local Press Report - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

  7. Nafta Provisions Protect Polluters

    30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY Nafta has put the natural resources-- especially energy supplies and water-- of Canada, Mexico and in the United States in danger. Access Climate Policy Pollution Regulation Scarcity Social Issues ...

    Local Press Report - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

  8. Iran Accused of Conspiring with Taliban to Target Aghan Water Projects

    30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Afghanistani provincial governors have accused the government of Iran of conspiring with Afghan Taliban leadership to target Afghan water projects. The accusation emerged last ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

  9. Thailand Tourist Water Tax

    30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand A Thai government ministry has announced plans to levy a fee for wastewater treatment from visiting tourists to help fund new treatment facilities. "Without an attempt to enhance ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

  10. Government Forces Regain Key Damascus Facility

    30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS, Syria The Syrian army has regained control of the Ain el-Fijeh spring and pumping facility under a deal struck with rebel forces involving an agreement for withdrawal. It is hoped that supply to 5.5 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

  11. Supply Disruption: Residents Block Traffic

    30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by Local Press Report KOCHI The HIndu Irate residents of Thykoodam blocked traffic on the Vytilla-Thripunithura road late on Sunday evening for over four hours, protesting against continuous disruption of drinking water supply for the ...

    Local Press Report - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

  12. Jo'burg Integrates Utilities

    30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG IOL News Joburg’s entities such as Pikitup, City Power and Johannesburg Water are soon to be dissolved and the staff reintegrated into the city. Mayor Herman Mashaba has stated that the city will be ...

    Local Press Report - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

  13. Myths about Tap Water

    30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI The National UAE tap water has been blamed for a multitude of evils, such as hair loss, dry skin and premature ageing. But is there really something in the water? Access Climate Health Innovation, ...

    Local Press Report - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

  14. Tanker Mismanagement Alleged

    30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by Local Press Report COIMBATORE The Hindu For the residents of P.N. Pudur  and a few other localities that the Coimbatore Corporation hitherto served Siruvani water, it has been over 25 days since water was supplied. Access Climate ...

    Local Press Report - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

  15. Myanmar Targets Toxic Bottled Water

    30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by Local Press Report YANGON Bangkok Post The Food and Drug Administration is once again taking aim at toxic drinking water, attempting to stop bacteria-laden and unregistered bottles from proliferating in the markets. Corporate Risk ...

    Local Press Report - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

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