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  1. Azerbaijan's National Water Operator Holds Management Conference

    20 Feb 2015- 10:54 by Local Press Report BAKU Azerbaijan Business Center National water operator Azersu OJSC jointly with the Azerbaijan Architecture & Construction University held a two-day scientific-practical conference on the theme "Modern ...

    Local Press Report - 02/20/2015 - 14:04

  2. Panamanian Hydropower Plant Starts Operations

    20 Feb 2015- 10:52 by Local Press Report PANAMA CITY Hydro World Panama's 32-MW Bonyic hydropower plant has entered into commercial operation, according to a release from utility company Empresas Publicas de Medellin (EPM). The US$314 million project ...

    Local Press Report - 02/20/2015 - 10:53

  3. Forests Along Burmese River Endangered

    20 Feb 2015- 10:54 by Local Press Report YANGON Eleven Myanmar Popular surveys conducted in 17 places along the Ayeyawady River show that forests in the greater Mandalay Region have been depleted. Sein Yaung So, a Mandalay-based environmentalist group ...

    Local Press Report - 02/20/2015 - 10:54

  4. West Bengal Minister to Visit Bangladesh

    20 Feb 2015- 10:51 by Local Press Report DHAKA ZeeNews West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will arrive here on Thursday on a three-day visit to strengthen ties between Bangladesh and her state, raising hopes of a breakthrough in the settlement of ...

    Local Press Report - 02/20/2015 - 10:51

  5. Thailand Approves $240 Million to Alleviate Worst Drought in Decade

    20 Feb 2015- 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK,Thailand Thailand’s military-controlled government has approved nearly $240 million USD to combat the country’s worst drought in more than a decade, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha announced this week ...

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

  6. Kyrgyzstan Seeks New Agreement With Kazakhstan on Aspara River

    20 Feb 2015- 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan is looking to revise its water-sharing agreement with neighboring Kazakhstan over the trans-boundary Aspara River, Kanatbek Isaev, governor of Kyrgyzstan’s Chuy Province, told ...

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

  7. AfDB Lends Zambia $15 Million for Water, Sanitation in Western Province

    20 Feb 2015- 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The African Development Bank (AfDB) is lending Zambia $15 million USD for a water supply and sanitation project covering 16 districts in the country’s Western Province. Chief Government ...

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

  8. Experts Urge Less Water-Intensive Power Generation in Africa

    20 Feb 2015- 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa African countries should adopt less water-intensive power generation technologies in order to save more water for domestic use and agricultural production, experts said during an ...

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

  9. Eastern Ukrainian Utility Asks Oligarch to Release Its Bank Accounts

    19 Feb 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Eastern Ukrainian regional water utility Voda Donbassa has appealed to business oligarch Rinat Akhmetov, the main shareholder in Ukraine’s largest energy company, DTEK, asking him to release ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/19/2015 - 10:39

  10. Harare Faces Disruptions This Weekend

    19 Feb 2015- 10:19 by Local Press Report HARARE The Herald There will be water supply disruptions in some Harare suburbs on Sunday to allow the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority to carry out maintenance work on transformers and power cables at Warren ...

    Local Press Report - 02/19/2015 - 10:19

  11. Tajikistan Makes Progress on Water, Sanitation Access

    19 Feb 2015- 10:25 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE World Health Organization Tajikistan has a population of 8.1 million, with an average life expectancy of 68 years. The country’s health policies of the last 12 years have succeeded in increasing lifespan, ...

    Local Press Report - 02/19/2015 - 10:25

  12. Armenia Sets Up Multi-Agency Commission to Select Water Company Contractor

    19 Feb 2015- 10:26 by Local Press Report YEREVAN ARKA News Agency Armenia’s government decided at its meeting on Thursday to set up a multi-agency commission for selecting a contractor for the water companies. This means Armenian Water and Sewerage ...

    Local Press Report - 02/19/2015 - 10:26

  13. Basin-Wide Water Management Plans Needed in Himalayas: Experts

    19 Feb 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh Developing river basin management plans across all riparian states will be crucial to addressing growing water problems in the Himalayan region, experts said during a conference on water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/19/2015 - 10:39

  14. Coca-Cola Signs MoU With Sri Lankan Water Board

    19 Feb 2015- 10:29 by Local Press Report COLOMBO Official Government News Portal of Sri Lanka Coca-Cola Beverages Sri Lanka, continued its efforts to provide communities with clean drinking water and sanitation, by joining hands with the National Water ...

    Local Press Report - 02/19/2015 - 10:30

  15. Climate Change Responsible for Cambodian Natural Disasters

    19 Feb 2015- 10:31 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Voice of America Climate change is likely behind much of the flooding, drought, rising temperatures, and cyclones that Cambodia has experienced in the past, with major impacts on crops and other ...

    Local Press Report - 02/19/2015 - 10:31

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