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  1. China to Provide 59 Million Rural Residents With Safe Drinking Water This Year

    23 Feb 2015- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China In an effort to achieve its targets for the 2011-2015 term, China announced this weekend that it will provide an additional 58.67 million rural people with safe drinking water before the end of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/23/2015 - 10:19

  2. New Contaminated Water Leak Detected at Fukushima Nuclear Plant

    23 Feb 2015- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan A new leak of highly radioactive water has been detected at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, according to the plant’s operator, the Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO). The leak ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/23/2015 - 10:19

  3. Nigeria Falling Short of MDG Water and Sanitation Targets

    23 Feb 2015- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABUJA, Nigeria Nigeria has made considerable progress in increasing access to water supply and sanitation services, but it does not appear that the country will be able to meet the UN Millennium Development ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/23/2015 - 10:19

  4. Romania’s Regional Water Companies Prepare Next Investment Program

    23 Feb 2015- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Regional water companies operating in nine Romanian counties are currently preparing new water and sewage investment projects for 2016-2020 European Union funding period. They have already ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/23/2015 - 10:19

  5. Low Water Levels in Russia’s Lake Baikal Threaten Angara River

    23 Feb 2015- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Low water levels in Lake Baikal could in turn affect the volume of water in the 1,779-kilometer long, Angara River, which drains the lake, the regional branch of Russia’s Federal Service for ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/23/2015 - 10:19

  6. Itaipu Dam Head Says No Energy Rationing on the Horizon, Despite Drought

    23 Feb 2015- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAO PAULO, Brazil There will be no rationing of energy produced at the 14-gigawatt Itaipu Hydropower Dam, despite ongoing severe drought in southeastern Brazil, according to Jorge Miguel Samek, president of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/23/2015 - 10:19

  7. Blantyre Does Not Have Enough Water to Supply All Residents

    23 Feb 2015- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BLANTYRE, Malawi There is not enough water stored in Blantyre’s dams to supply all of the city’s residents, according to Priscilla Mateyu, public relations officer for the Blantyre Water Board (BWB). The BWB ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/27/2015 - 11:34

  8. Peru to Install Mist-Catchers to Provide Water in Southern Lima

    20 Feb 2015- 11:04 by Local Press Report LIMA Fresh Plaza There is an initiative to install 1000 mist catchers in the middle of the desert landscape of the hills of southern Lima this year to collect up to 400,000 litres of water per day and supply it to ...

    Local Press Report - 02/20/2015 - 11:04

  9. Despite Progress, Haiti Still Lacks Resources to Improve Water, Sanitation and Eliminate Cholera

    20 Feb 2015- 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ATLANTA, GA, United States Despite improvements in Haiti’s public health infrastructure in the five years since a 7.0-magnitude earthquake devastated the island nation, the country still faces a major shortage ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2015 - 10:59

  10. Sao Paulo Residents May Have to Flee Due to Drought

    20 Feb 2015- 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAO PAULO, Brazil Residents of Brazil’s largest city, Sao Paulo, might have to flee due to lack of water. At a recent meeting that was secretly recorded and leaked to local media, Paulo Massato, director of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2015 - 10:59

  11. Botswana Utility Releases Water From Ntimbale Dam

    20 Feb 2015- 10:59 by Local Press Report FRANCISTOWN Botswana Daily News Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) in partnership with Department of Waters Affairs released water from the Ntimbale Dam on Monday, February 16 for nine days. WUC water resources ...

    Local Press Report - 02/20/2015 - 10:59

  12. Rwandan District's Water Source Contaminated With Iron

    20 Feb 2015- 10:57 by Local Press Report KIGALI New Times The main water source in Kayonza District is contaminated with iron, leading to serious water shortage in the district. Although experts have not considered iron to cause health problems, its ...

    Local Press Report - 02/20/2015 - 10:58

  13. GE Releases Paper on Reuse Options in Saudi Arabia

    20 Feb 2015- 10:56 by Local Press Report AL KHOBAR GE GE will unveil an industry white paper on “Addressing Water Scarcity in Saudi Arabia: Policy Options for Continued Success,” at the Water Arabia 2015 Conference & Exhibition being held at Le ...

    Local Press Report - 02/20/2015 - 10:56

  14. Pakistan Needs Better Sanitation Plans at Provincial Level: Minister

    20 Feb 2015- 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan needs clear guidelines to develop District Sanitation Plans that identify priorities and navigate difficult choices on issues like hardware versus software investments and urban ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2015 - 10:59

  15. Planned Dams in Balkans Threaten Rivers

    20 Feb 2015- 10:55 by Local Press Report VIENNA Euractiv.net More is known about rivers in the Amazon than Europe’s last wild waterways in the Balkans. But these unique ecosystems in southeast Europe could soon be gone, along with endangered species such ...

    Local Press Report - 02/20/2015 - 10:55

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