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  1. Asit Biswas Urges Better Water Management in Hong Kong

    20 Mar 2015- 08:09 by Local Press Report HONG KONG South China Morning Post Over the past several decades, Hong Kong's water supply and wastewater management practices have been on an unsustainable path. Poor planning, absence of sustained interest ...

    Local Press Report - 03/20/2015 - 08:09

  2. More Tech Key to Unlocking Water Potential in Africa: AfDB

    20 Mar 2015- 09:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Africa needs more transfers of skills and technology to help reduce water waste and boost energy supply on the continent, according to Malinne Blomberg, chief financial analyst at the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/21/2015 - 22:45

  3. Most of Crimea Has Enough Water for One Year: Official

    20 Mar 2015- 09:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SIMFEROPOL, Crimea Most parts of the Crimean peninsula have sufficient water reserves to last for one year, thanks to recent rains, according to Igor Vail, chairman of the Crimean Committee for Water Economy ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/25/2015 - 10:38

  4. Green Tribunal Puts Uttar Pradesh on Notice Over Contaminated Drinking Water

    20 Mar 2015- 09:17 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI The Hindu National Green Tribunal on Tuesday issued notice to Uttar Pradesh Government over contaminated drinking water in six districts of western Uttar Pradesh. The Green court admitted a petition filed ...

    Local Press Report - 03/20/2015 - 09:17

  5. Rajendra Singh Wins Stockholm Water Prize

    20 Mar 2015- 07:59 by Local Press Report STOCKHOLM Stockholm International Water Institute Rajendra Singh of India is the 2015 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for innovative water restoration efforts in rural India, and extraordinary determination in his ...

    Local Press Report - 03/20/2015 - 07:59

  6. Gates Foundation Holds $1.4 Billion in Fossil Fuel Investments

    20 Mar 2015- 08:01 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian The charity run by Bill and Melinda Gates, who say the threat of climate change is so serious that immediate action is needed, held at least $1.4bn of investments in the world’s biggest fossil ...

    Local Press Report - 03/20/2015 - 09:21

  7. Romania’s National Rural Development Program Channels EU Funds for Water, Infrastructure Projects

    20 Mar 2015- 09:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Romania’s Agriculture Ministry on March 25th announced the opening of the first financing periods for the National Program for Rural Development. The National Program for Rural Development ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/20/2015 - 09:16

  8. Coalition Calls for More International Support to End Cholera on Hispaniola

    20 Mar 2015- 09:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The Regional Coalition for Water and Sanitation to Eliminate Cholera in Hispaniola has called on the international community to step up efforts to end the epidemic in Haiti and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/20/2015 - 09:16

  9. World Water Congress: Laura Schroeder Looks Forward to Scotland

    20 Mar 2015- 09:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The XVth World Water Congress of the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) will meet in Edinburgh, Scotland, on May 25-29, 2015.   OOSKAnews caught up this week with ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/20/2015 - 09:16

  10. Sri Lankan President to Meet With Local Residents on Uma Oya Project

    20 Mar 2015- 09:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Sri Lankan president Maithreepala Sirisena this week announced plans to meet with villagers who have been affected by construction of the $529 million USD Uma Oya multipurpose development ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/21/2015 - 22:45

  11. Chilean Regulator Fines Japanese-Owned Copper Mine $12 Million for Environmental Violations

    20 Mar 2015- 09:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile’s environmental regulator SMA has fined Japanese firm Pan Pacific Copper $11.9 million USD for environmental violations at its Caserones copper mine. It is the second-highest fine the SMA ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/25/2015 - 10:41

  12. Pakistan Allocates Nearly $1 Billion for Land for Diamer Bhasha Dam Project

    19 Mar 2015- 11:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government has increased the amount of funding to acquire land for the Diamer Bhasha Dam project to $981 million USD, Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali said ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/19/2015 - 11:11

  13. Taiwan Strengthens Some Water Restrictions, With More Likely in April

    19 Mar 2015- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Taiwan’s Water Resource Agency (WRA) this week announced further water supply restrictions for some industrial users, and warned that the strictest rationing measures might have to be ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/19/2015 - 10:36

  14. New Report Finds Hygiene Lacking at Health Care Facilities in Developing Countries

    19 Mar 2015- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland More than a third of health facilities in low- and middle-income countries lack hand-washing facilities, and nearly one-fifth do not have toilets, according to a joint report published this ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/19/2015 - 10:36

  15. Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to Be Bound by Nile Agreement: Moghazi

    19 Mar 2015- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia will all be bound by a new agreement on Nile water-sharing and on the Grand Renaissance Dam project, Egyptian Irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazi said this week. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/19/2015 - 10:36

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