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  1. Singapore's Ceramic MBR Plant Named Industrial Water Project of the Year

    29 Apr 2015- 09:25 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE PUB PUB, Singapore's national water agency, and MEIDEN SINGAPORE (MSL) announced today that the Ceramic MBR plant, coupled with an Upflow Anaerobic Sludge Blanket (UASB), has been awarded the ...

    Local Press Report - 04/29/2015 - 09:25

  2. Qatar Court Fines Companies Environmental Violations

    29 Apr 2015- 09:36 by Local Press Report DOHA The Peninsula A lower court has fined several local companies the equivalent of about $27,000 each for violating environmental protection rules. These companies dumped sewage water through water tankers in ...

    Local Press Report - 04/29/2015 - 09:36

  3. Nestle's Lopez Joins XVth World Water Congress Plenary

    29 Apr 2015- 09:35 by Local Press Report EDINBURGH World Water Congress Working with the Nestle Group for the last 35 years, Mr. Jose Lopez will bring his wealth of experience in operations and leadership within a global firm to the plenary session on ...

    Local Press Report - 04/29/2015 - 09:35

  4. Bomb Explosion Causes Water Pollution in Alexandria, Beheira

    29 Apr 2015- 09:31 by Local Press Report ALEXANDRIA Daily News Egypt Minister of Environment Khaled Fahmy reported this week that a bomb explosion near a petrol line led to water pollution in the lake between Alexandria and Beheira. The explosion led to ...

    Local Press Report - 04/29/2015 - 09:31

  5. Tobruk Seeks Solution to Water Crisis

    29 Apr 2015- 09:30 by Local Press Report TOBRUK Libya Herald Tobruk Municipal Council has called on the House of Representatives (HoR) to help find a quick solution to the water crisis in the town. According to Mayor Al-Nagi Maziq Abubaker, the Tobruk ...

    Local Press Report - 04/29/2015 - 09:30

  6. Ethiopia Achieves MDG for Safe Drinking Water

    29 Apr 2015- 09:39 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA Walta Info Ethiopia’s safe drinking water coverage has reached 79 percent, the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy (MoWIE) said. Access Investment Policy Social Issues Water Quality Addis Ababa ...

    Local Press Report - 04/29/2015 - 09:39

  7. Hong Kong Urged to Reduce Bottled Water Consumption

    29 Apr 2015- 09:29 by Local Press Report HONG KONG Shanghai Daily Hong Kong should install more water dispensers with high quality water in prominent locations to help reduce bottled water consumption and plastic waste, a local think tank Civic Exchange ...

    Local Press Report - 04/29/2015 - 09:29

  8. Panama's IDAAN Gets $100 Million to Address Water Crisis

    29 Apr 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAMA CITY, Panama The Panamanian government last week approved the transfer of $100 million USD to national water and sanitation utility IDAAN’s to support contingency water programs in the drought-stricken ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/29/2015 - 09:59

  9. China to Monitor Implementation of New Water Pollution Law

    29 Apr 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China In May and June, the Chinese government will carry out inspections of provincial-level implementation of the new Action Plan for Water Pollution Prevention and Control, which was released ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/29/2015 - 09:59

  10. Taiwan to Start Strictest Rationing in Kaohsiung Next Week

    29 Apr 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan The Taiwanese government will implement phase-three water rationing-- the strictest regime, which includes rolling water cut-offs-- in the municipality of Kaohsiung next week. Under the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/29/2015 - 09:59

  11. Yemen’s Humanitarian Situation Deteriorates Further, Is Now "Catastrophic:" Aid Workers

    29 Apr 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANAA, Yemen The humanitarian situation in Yemen has continued to deteriorate and has now become "catastrophic," according to relief workers. “It was difficult enough before, but now there are just ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/29/2015 - 09:59

  12. Colombia to Invest $407 Million for Water, Sanitation Projects in Cali

    29 Apr 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOGOTA, Colombia The Colombian government said this week that it plans to invest some $407 million USD in water supply and sanitation projects in the southwestern city of Cali. The funds will be used to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/29/2015 - 09:59

  13. Lee Kuan Yew's Legacy Embedded in Water Prize

    28 Apr 2015- 10:02 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE Eco Business Four decades ago, Singapore’s first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew-- arguably Asia’s most well-known statesman-- issued a challenge to the country’s engineers. “Suppose we could capture every ...

    Local Press Report - 04/28/2015 - 10:02

  14. ADB to Lend Pakistan $1 Billion for Water, Irrigation Projects

    28 Apr 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will lend Pakistan $1 billion USD over the next five years for water and irrigation projects, Werner E. Leipach, Country Director of the Pakistan Resident ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/28/2015 - 10:05

  15. Jordan Launches $750 Million WASH Response Plan for Syrian Refugees

    28 Apr 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan’s Water Ministry this week launched its $750 million 2015-2017 Jordan Response Plan for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) to aid Syrian refugees and host communities in the kingdom. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/28/2015 - 10:05

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