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  1. Nigerian Government Urged to Concession Dam Management to States

    8 Mar 2016- 09:13 by Local Press Report SOKOTO This Day Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has urged the Federal Government to concession dams under its care to states that are interested in managing them, saying state governments will put such dams to better ...

    Local Press Report - 03/08/2016 - 09:13

  2. Drought, Salinity Threaten Mekong Delta Farmers

    8 Mar 2016- 09:14 by Local Press Report HO CHI MINH CITY Tuoi Tre News Millions of Vietnamese farmers are facing major crop losses due to severe drought and an alarming intrusion of salt water into vast areas of agricultural land in the Mekong Delta. The ...

    Local Press Report - 03/08/2016 - 09:14

  3. Brazil Installs Floating PV System on Hydropower Dam to Maintain Power Supply Amid Drought

    8 Mar 2016- 09:16 by Local Press Report BRASILIA PV Tech Brazil has installed the first phase of a floating PV system on a hydroelectric dam to provide electricity at a time when drought is affecting output from the hydro plant, according to Brazil’s ...

    Local Press Report - 03/08/2016 - 09:16

  4. Peru Invests $42 Million for Equipment to Combat Impacts of El Nino

    8 Mar 2016- 09:17 by Local Press Report LIMA Andina News Agency Peru's Housing, Construction and Sanitation Ministry has invested about US$42.86 million in machinery acquisition to face El Nino Phenomenon-related impacts, the head of the portfolio ...

    Local Press Report - 03/08/2016 - 09:18

  5. Bishkek to Install New Irrigation Canals

    8 Mar 2016- 09:19 by Local Press Report BISHKEK AKIpress Bishkekasfaltservis, the municipal enterprise engaged in asphalt pavement services in the capital city of Kyrgyzstan, will install new irrigation ditches for water supply channels of Bishkek. Access ...

    Local Press Report - 03/08/2016 - 09:19

  6. Romania's National Water Company Expects Revenues 56 Percent Drop in Revenues This Year

    8 Mar 2016- 09:24 by Local Press Report BUCHAREST Romanian-Insider The Romanian Waters National Company has estimated total revenues of EUR 238 million for this year, down by 56% compared to last year. Investment Reputational Risk Utilities Bucharest ...

    Local Press Report - 03/08/2016 - 09:24

  7. Răhău Residents Struggle to Secure Water Supply

    8 Mar 2016- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEBEȘ, Romania Residents of the village of Răhău, located in Sebeș municipality in Romania’s Alba County, are stuck between a rock and a hard place with regard to water supply. Their groundwater sources are ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/08/2016 - 10:13

  8. China Seeks to Revive Myitsone Dam Project: Ambassador

    7 Mar 2016- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YANGON, Myanmar China plans to hold negotiations with the new government in Myanmar in order to rescue the controversial $3.6 billion USD Myitsone Dam project, located at the confluence of the Mali and N’mai ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/07/2016 - 11:16

  9. Pakistani Government Acquires Land for Long-Delayed Diamer Bhasha Dam

    7 Mar 2016- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government has procured land for the long-delayed Diamer Bhasha Dam project, using $1 billion USD of its own resources. Work on the project is expected to start by the end of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/07/2016 - 10:48

  10. Thailand Prepares Cloud-Seeding Operations at Country’s Four Major Dams

    7 Mar 2016- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Thailand is planning to conduct cloud-seeding operations this month, focused on adding more water to the country’s four main dams-- Bhumibhon, Sirikit, Kwae Noi and Pasak-- General Lersak ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/07/2016 - 10:36

  11. Cash-Strapped Romanian Towns Want to Be Downgraded to “Communes” to Secure EU Funds

    7 Mar 2016- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DRAGOMIRESTI, Romania Dragomiresti, the smallest town in Romania’s Maramures County, with only 3,200 residents, is considering a referendum on whether to downgrade its official designation to a “commune,” a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/07/2016 - 10:16

  12. Small Hydropower Plants in Armenia Threaten Rivers: OCCRP

    7 Mar 2016- 09:02 by Local Press Report YEREVAN Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project Small hydroelectric power plants in Armenia are pouring electricity into the country’s grid-- and a steady stream of guaranteed income into the pockets of the ...

    Local Press Report - 03/07/2016 - 09:02

  13. Water Witness International Issues Call for Trustees

    7 Mar 2016- 08:37 by Local Press Report EDINBURGH Water Witness International Water Witness International is a dynamic Scottish charity which does research and advocacy so that people in developing countries get a fair deal on water. To support our growth ...

    Local Press Report - 03/07/2016 - 08:37

  14. Toshiba Unit Wins $32 Million Contract for Wastewater Treatment Plant in Oman

    7 Mar 2016- 08:40 by Local Press Report MUSCAT Construction Week Online UEM India Private Limited, a water services company of Toshiba Group, has won a $32m (OMR12.3m) design build and operate (DBO) contract for a wastewater treatment and recycling plant ...

    Local Press Report - 03/07/2016 - 08:40

  15. Nepalese Embassy in South Korea Hosts Seminar on Water Investment Potential

    7 Mar 2016- 08:44 by Local Press Report SEOUL Korea Herald The Nepalese embassy last week held a seminar to inform the public on the post-earthquake situation and investment potentials in water resources in Nepal. Nepal, a landlocked country between China ...

    Local Press Report - 03/07/2016 - 08:44

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