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  1. $25 Million for US-Mexico Border Area Infrastructure Projects

    18 May 2015- 08:54 by Local Press Report TIJUANA Mexidata.info In a recent Tijuana meeting, two U.S.-Mexico border development finance entities approved nearly $25 million for new projects. The Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) and the ...

    Local Press Report - 05/18/2015 - 08:54

  2. Heavy Rains Disrupt Major Pipeline in Cape Town

    18 May 2015- 08:57 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN IOL News The water supply to half of Cape Town is at risk, with city authorities and a Gordon’s Bay homeowner at loggerheads over who should foot the hefty bill to secure a major pipeline that was ...

    Local Press Report - 05/18/2015 - 08:57

  3. Jordan to Build Water Purification Plant in Tafilah

    18 May 2015- 08:58 by Local Press Report AMMAN Petra The Ministry of Water and Irrigation will soon begin the first phase of the construction of a $20 million water purification plant in Talifah Governate, which will provide new areas in the governorate ...

    Local Press Report - 05/18/2015 - 08:58

  4. Drought Forces Philippine Farmers to Eat Rats

    18 May 2015- 08:59 by Local Press Report MANILA Business World Philippine farmers are some of the first to suffer the effects of this year’s El Niño, a weather event that alters climate patterns around the globe. A drought since February has forced them ...

    Local Press Report - 05/18/2015 - 08:59

  5. Russia’s Volga Region Could Face Shortages by 2030

    18 May 2015- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SARATOV, Russia The Volga River basin in Russia could face water deficits by 2030, according to Victor Danilov-Danilyan, director of the country’s Institute of Water Problems. “By 2030, deficiency of water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/18/2015 - 10:08

  6. Georgian Activists Demand End to Hydropower Projects

    18 May 2015- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TBILISI, Georgia Georgian environmental group “Green Fist” organized a protest last week outside the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development's (EBRD) annual meeting in Tbilisi to demand an end to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/18/2015 - 10:08

  7. Islamic State Takes Ramadi, Threatening Major Euphrates Dam

    18 May 2015- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq Shiite militias were gathering outside the Iraqi city of Ramadi, in Anbar province, on May 18th in preparation for a counter-attack to take the city back from Islamic State (IS) militants, who ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2015 - 05:49

  8. Indian Premier Urged to Take Up Issue of Chinese Dams on the Brahmaputra

    15 May 2015- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUWAHATI, India Tarun Gogoi, chief minister of India’s Assam state, this week urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take up the issue of Chinese dam construction on the trans-boundary Brahmaputra during his ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2015 - 05:31

  9. Sri Lanka Approves Two Major Supply, Sanitation Projects

    15 May 2015- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka The Sri Lankan government has approved two major water supply and sanitation projects aimed at expanding access to clean water and upgrading the country's decades-old wastewater systems ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2015 - 10:27

  10. Pump Maker Wilo Saw Increased Profits in Romania Last Year

    15 May 2015- 10:02 by Local Press Report BUCHAREST Romania-Insider The local subsidiary of German pump producer Wilo SE posted last year a turnover of EUR 19.5 million, up 37% over 2013. Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology Investment Water ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2015 - 10:02

  11. NATO Responsible for Destruction of Libya's Water Infrastructure

    15 May 2015- 09:58 by Local Press Report TRIPOLI The Ecologist The military targeting of civilian infrastructure, especially of water supplies, is a war crime under the Geneva Conventions, yet this is precisely what NATO did in Libya, while blaming the ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2015 - 09:58

  12. Hochtief-Led Consortium Wins Doha Sewage Network Contract

    15 May 2015- 09:54 by Local Press Report DOHA Global Construction News A consortium including Hochtief, Strabag and Petroserv has been awarded a $300m contract to construct of 14.7km section of the sewerage network under Doha. Innovation, Infrastructure ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2015 - 09:54

  13. Shepherd and Wedderburn to Attend XVth World Water Congress

    15 May 2015- 09:50 by Local Press Report EDINBURGH Scottish Legal News Sector specialists from Shepherd and Wedderburn will attend the largest global gathering of water industry specialists in Edinburgh later this month. Legislation Policy Water Industry ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2015 - 09:50

  14. Residents Call for Probe of Gold Mine Pollution

    15 May 2015- 09:31 by Local Press Report FICHE The National Representatives of residents in seven central provinces yesterday filed a complaint with the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) calling on the agency to probe a gold mine operation that ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2015 - 09:31

  15. Report Expected Next Week on Health Risks of Polluted Rio Olympic Venue

    15 May 2015- 09:35 by Local Press Report RIO DE JANEIRO Inside the Games This week Matt Smith, Executive Director of the World Rowing Federation, announced that Olympic rowers will learn next week about the potential health risks of competing in the ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2015 - 09:35

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