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  1. Ecolab Expands From Carpet-Cleaning to Water Purfication, Management

    21 Aug 2015- 08:38 by Local Press Report ST. PAUL, MN Fortune Founded in 1923 as a carpet-cleaning company, Ecolab expanded into restaurant sanitization and food safety, and then added water management to its evolving portfolio in 2011. But Ecolab now ...

    Local Press Report - 08/21/2015 - 08:44

  2. Nigeria Warned Over Looming Food Scarcity

    21 Aug 2015- 08:36 by Local Press Report ABUJA This Day Live The Vice-Chairman (Southwest Zone) of the Agriculture and Allied Employees’ Union of Nigeria, Blessing Oladele, has charged the federal government to heed the warning given by Nigeria ...

    Local Press Report - 08/21/2015 - 08:37

  3. Machakos Hit by Water Shortage

    21 Aug 2015- 08:34 by Local Press Report MACHAKOS The Star Machakos town has been hit by a water shortage. Machakos Water and Sewerage Company MD Raphael Mutie denied the shortage is the result of low levels in Maruba Dam, which supplies the town. He said ...

    Local Press Report - 08/21/2015 - 08:34

  4. Egypt Withholds Funding for Wau Dam in South Sudan

    21 Aug 2015- 08:32 by Local Press Report CAIRO Radio Tamazuj An official from Egypy's Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources said this week that they stopped funding construction of a new dam in Wau in South Sudan's Western Bahr el Ghazal ...

    Local Press Report - 08/21/2015 - 08:32

  5. More Breaches of Da River Water Pipeline Likely

    21 Aug 2015- 08:30 by Local Press Report HA NOI Vietnam News In a meeting in Ha Noi yesterday Le Hong Quan, head of the Water Drainage Management Division of the Ha Noi Department of Construction said after the water pipeline was breached for the 13th ...

    Local Press Report - 08/21/2015 - 08:30

  6. West Bank Cities Face Serious Water Shortages

    21 Aug 2015- 08:28 by Local Press Report RAMALLAH Gulf News West Bank cities, towns and villages, particularly those in the south, are experiencing a serious water shortage due to Israeli practices which deny Palestinians access to their water which is ...

    Local Press Report - 08/21/2015 - 08:28

  7. Singapore Increases Supply to Johor

    21 Aug 2015- 08:23 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE Channel News Asia It was announced by PUB on Thursday that Singapore will supply about 22 million gallons of potable water per day-- up from 16 million gallons per day-- to Malaysia's Johor state, ...

    Local Press Report - 08/21/2015 - 08:23

  8. Protesting Veracruz Farmers Cut Off Water Supply to 100,000

    21 Aug 2015- 08:20 by Local Press Report SIERRA DE SOTEAPAN Mexico News Daily Farmers in the Sierra de Soteapan in the southeast of the state of Veracruz closed down the water system on Tuesday, shutting off the domestic water supply to at last 100,000 ...

    Local Press Report - 08/21/2015 - 08:20

  9. Dozens of Lunca Ilvei Residents Sickened by E. coli in Water Supply; Poorly Designed System Blamed

    21 Aug 2015- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUNCA ILVEI, Romania Dozens of residents of Lunca Ilvei commune, in Romania’s Bistrița-Năsăud County, have been hospitalized for symptoms of E. coli infection. Microbiological tests detected the presence of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/21/2015 - 10:15

  10. Tripartite Committee Meeting Starts; Ministers’ Meeting Cancelled

    21 Aug 2015- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia A planned meeting today involving the irrigation ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan and representatives of the companies carrying out studies on the Grand Renaissance Dam project has ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/21/2015 - 10:15

  11. Six More Puerto Rican Municipalities Declared Disaster Areas Due to Drought

    21 Aug 2015- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States US Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack on August 19th declared six more municipalities in Puerto Rico natural disaster areas due to ongoing drought. The drought declaration ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/23/2015 - 21:49

  12. Mining May Accelerate Glacier Advance in Kyrgyzstan

    20 Aug 2015- 11:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DURHAM, United Kingdom Mining in Kyrgyzstan has contributed to glacier advance, according to a recent study by researchers at Durham University in the United Kingdom. The study, “ Rapid advance of two mountain ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/20/2015 - 11:31

  13. Controversial Monterrey VI Aqueduct Remains in Limbo

    20 Aug 2015- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONTERREY, Mexico The proposed Monterrey VI aqueduct, one of Mexico’s most controversial and politically charged water projects, remains in limbo amid conflicting reports about its future. The 372-kilometer ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/20/2015 - 11:02

  14. Peru Takes Legislative Steps to Improve Groundwater Management

    20 Aug 2015- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peru is taking action to better manage groundwater use, including instituting an extraction tariff and shifting responsibility for the management of the country’s aquifers to local sewage utilities. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/20/2015 - 10:44

  15. China Outlines Measures to Control Chemical Leaks at Tianjin Blast Site

    20 Aug 2015- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TIANJIN, China Chinese environmental officials on August 20th outlined plans to prevent and treat chemical leaks from the Tianjin warehouse blast site. Tian Weiyong, head of the emergency response center at ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/20/2015 - 10:31

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