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  1. Trinidad Water Officials to Visit India

    24 Nov 2014- 10:35 by Local Press Report PORT OF SPAIN First Post India's High Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago, Gauri Shankar Gupta announced that a team of technical officials from the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) will visit India next ...

    Local Press Report - 11/24/2014 - 10:35

  2. Myanmar Villagers Protest Chinese-Backed Dam

    24 Nov 2014- 10:34 by Local Press Report NAYPYIDAW The Nation Villagers in Myanmar will this week submit a petition to Thailand's human rights commission, seeking protection. Meanwhile, the rebel group threatened to stop the project. The Hatgyi Dam ...

    Local Press Report - 11/24/2014 - 10:34

  3. China, Pakistan Sign $45 Billion Infrastructure Deal

    24 Nov 2014- 10:33 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Reuters The Chinese government and banks will finance Chinese companies to build $45.6 billion worth of energy and infrastructure projects in Pakistan over the next six years, according to new details of ...

    Local Press Report - 11/24/2014 - 10:33

  4. Six Water Utility Employees Killed so Far in Eastern Ukraine Conflict

    24 Nov 2014- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Six employees of eastern Ukrainian water utility Voda Donbassa have been killed and more than 20 have been wounded while trying to perform their duties amid fighting between the Ukrainian Army ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/24/2014 - 10:41

  5. Singapore's PUB Invites Proposals to Investigate Flood Risks

    24 Nov 2014- 10:32 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE Straits Times Singapore is looking far ahead to identify the risks of coastal and inland flooding here due to climate change. National water agency PUB has invited companies to submit proposals to study ...

    Local Press Report - 11/24/2014 - 10:32

  6. 70 Percent of Puebla's Water Treatment Plants Are Inoperative

    24 Nov 2014- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PUEBLA, Mexico At least 140 of the 200 water treatment plants located in Mexico's Puebla state are not operational, and this has contributed to an increase in river pollution in the area, according to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/24/2014 - 10:41

  7. Malawi Suspends Oil Exploration on Disputed Lake

    24 Nov 2014- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi The government of Malawi has suspended oil and gas exploration on Lake Malawi, over which it is currently locked in a territorial dispute with neighoring Tanzania. The move is part of a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/26/2014 - 12:00

  8. Niger Gets $190 Million for Dam Project

    24 Nov 2014- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NIAMEY, Niger Niger has secured $190.39 million USD to fund construction of a 130-mwgawatt earth dyke hydropower dam on the Niger River. The country’s Planning Minister, Amadou Boubacar Cisse, said last week ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/24/2014 - 10:41

  9. Bulgarians Protest Shale Gas Exploration

    24 Nov 2014- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SOFIA, Bulgaria Residents in the northern Bulgarian villages of Troitsa, Osmar, and Han Krum, on the Romanian border, have launched protests against shale gas exploration in the area, out of concern that the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/24/2014 - 10:41

  10. US Congressional Committee Passes Water for the World Act

    21 Nov 2014- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The US House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs this week passed the Water for the World Act of 2013 (HR 2901). It now aims to bring the bill to the floor of the full ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/21/2014 - 11:03

  11. Nigerian State to Eliminate Open Defecation

    21 Nov 2014- 11:02 by Local Press Report LAGOS Daily Independent Enugu State Government plans to improve its budgetary allocation for sanitation to eradicate open defecation in the state. State Commissioner for Water Resources, Mr Mike Nwachukwu, ...

    Local Press Report - 11/21/2014 - 11:02

  12. Moroccan King Dedicates Wastewater Treatment Plant

    21 Nov 2014- 11:01 by Local Press Report FEZ Maghreb Arabe Presse HM King Mohammed VI dedicated on Thursday, at the rural commune of Ain Bouali (Province of Moulay Yacoub, near Fez), a waste water treatment plant for the city of Fez, a pilot project at ...

    Local Press Report - 11/21/2014 - 11:01

  13. Tanzanian Government Plans to Revive Corruption-Plagued Water Project

    21 Nov 2014- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania The Tanzanian government remains committed to reviving a defunct water project in the country’s southern highlands region, four years after it was halted by graft allegations, an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/21/2014 - 11:03

  14. Water Pumped From Flooded Mine in Russia

    21 Nov 2014- 11:01 by Local Press Report MOSCOW ITAR-TASS News Agency Five thousand cubic meters of water were pumped from a flooded Solikamsk-2 mine that belongs to the Uralkali company. The groundwater inflow has weakened, the city administration said. ...

    Local Press Report - 11/21/2014 - 11:03

  15. Pollution, Exotic Species Threaten Pakistan's Freshwater Resources

    21 Nov 2014- 11:00 by Local Press Report KARACHI Daily Times Experts have serious concern about over-fishing of marine and freshwater resources in Pakistan. Habitat degradation, pollution and introduction of exotic fish species have seriously affected the ...

    Local Press Report - 11/21/2014 - 11:00

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