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  1. No Electricity Rationing for Brazil Despite Water Crisis: Minister

    5 Mar 2015- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil Ongoing severe drought is affecting Brazil’s energy sector, but the likelihood of electricity rationing is still minimal, according to Minister of Mines and Energy Eduardo Braga. "We' ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/11/2015 - 10:03

  2. Europe Could Miss Key Environmental Targets

    4 Mar 2015- 10:20 by Local Press Report PARIS Balkans.com Business News Europe could miss several key targets for safeguarding its species, water, air and land, said a study on Tuesday that warned economic recovery would add to the pressure on natural ...

    Local Press Report - 03/04/2015 - 10:20

  3. Azerbaijan Eager to Resolve Caspian Sea Status

    4 Mar 2015- 10:16 by Local Press Report BAKU AzerNews Azerbaijan is committed to resolve the issue of the Caspian Sea status as part of the sovereign and mutually beneficial partnership among all Caspian littoral countries, said Khalaf Khalafov, ...

    Local Press Report - 03/04/2015 - 10:16

  4. Oil Plant Threatens Water Resources in South Sudan

    4 Mar 2015- 10:13 by Local Press Report THAR JATH Agence France-Presse Thick black puddles and a looted, leaking ruin are all that remain of the Thar Jath oil treatment facility, once a crucial part of South Sudan’s mainstay industry. Lying deep in the ...

    Local Press Report - 03/04/2015 - 10:13

  5. Israel to Double Drinking Water Quota for Gaza

    4 Mar 2015- 10:10 by Local Press Report JERUSALEM Xinhua Israel announced Wednesday it will double the drinking water quota to the Gaza Strip, amid spiraling water crisis in the Palestinian enclave. The annual water quantity will be increased from five ...

    Local Press Report - 03/04/2015 - 10:10

  6. Five People Tried for Water Theft in Manchester, Jamaica

    4 Mar 2015- 10:01 by Local Press Report MANCHESTER Jamaica Observer Five Manchester residents were recently found guilty of illegal usage of water and trespassing on the works of the National Water Commission (NWC). NWC said in a release Tuesday that the ...

    Local Press Report - 03/04/2015 - 10:01

  7. Chile's Villarrica Volcano Erupts

    4 Mar 2015- 09:58 by Local Press Report PUCON Associated Press One of South America’s most active volcanoes erupted early Tuesday in southern Chile, spewing heavy smoke into the air as lava surged down its slopes, prompting authorities to evacuate ...

    Local Press Report - 03/04/2015 - 09:58

  8. Ethiopia Continues to Assure Downstream Nations Over Nile Dam

    4 Mar 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Ethiopia this week repeated its assurances that the massive Grand Renaissance Dam project on the Blue Nile will not negatively impact water resources in downstream Egypt and Sudan. Officials ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/04/2015 - 10:21

  9. PUB Advises Singaporeans to Conserve Water

    4 Mar 2015- 09:33 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE Asia One National water agency PUB has urged Singaporeans to conserve water even as it keeps the country's water supply healthy during the ongoing dry weather. All parts of Singapore had below average ...

    Local Press Report - 03/04/2015 - 09:33

  10. Shareholders Sign Agreement on Laos Hydropower Project

    4 Mar 2015- 09:32 by Local Press Report KUALA LUMPUR Bernama Mega First Corporation Bhd (MFCB) has today announced the signing of a shareholders' agreement between three parties participating in a project company building the 260 megawatt Don Sahong ...

    Local Press Report - 03/04/2015 - 09:33

  11. Selangor Government Denies 36-Hour Water Cut Reports

    4 Mar 2015- 09:34 by Local Press Report SHAH ALAM Free Malaysia Today The Selangor government today denied that a 36 hour water cut would be implemented throughout the state as spread via WhatsApp. Infrastructure and Public Utilities, Agriculture ...

    Local Press Report - 03/04/2015 - 09:34

  12. Delhi Commissions New Water Treatment Plant

    4 Mar 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Delhi National Capital Region Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on March 1st commissioned a 50-million-gallon-per-day water treatment plant at Dwarka, in the southwest part of the Indian capital. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/04/2015 - 10:21

  13. Environmentalists, Residents Protest Mini-Hydropower Project in Sri Lanka

    4 Mar 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Environmentalists and villagers are up in arms against a proposed mini-hydropower plant at Athwelthota waterfall in Sri Lanka’s Kalutara District. The waterfall has become a popular tourist ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/04/2015 - 10:21

  14. Eastern Ukrainian Utility Complete Repairs on War-Damaged Water Infrastructure

    4 Mar 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Employees of Eastern Ukrainian regional water utility Voda Donbassa have completed repair work on the Seversky Donets-Donbass Canal pipeline, which was damaged during fighting between Ukrainian ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/04/2015 - 10:21

  15. Bureaucracy Jeopardizes Water Sector Projects in Romania’s Bacău County

    4 Mar 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BACĂU, Romania Bureaucracy at various public institutions in Romania has caused delays in completing a project to expand water supply infrastructure in Buhusi and Moinesti, in Bacău County. Hidroconstructia, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/04/2015 - 10:21

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