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  1. EU Joins Effort to Prevent Cholera in Ghana

    17 Jun 2015- 08:40 by Local Press Report ACCRA World Bulletin News The European Union (EU) on Tuesday said it would contribute USD $672,000to a new multi-donor humanitarian project in Ghana to help prevent outbreaks of cholera. Ghana has begun recording ...

    Local Press Report - 06/17/2015 - 08:40

  2. Thai Rice Farmers Defy Orders, Plant Crops

    17 Jun 2015- 08:50 by Local Press Report BANGKOK International Business Times The Thai government wants rice growers to delay planting their crops because of severe nationwide water shortages, but a leader of central plain rice farmers said Tuesday that ...

    Local Press Report - 06/17/2015 - 08:50

  3. Tajikistan's International Water Conference Produced No Substantive Measures

    17 Jun 2015- 08:51 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE EurasiaNet.org The almost 2,000 participants  at a June 9-10 international conference in the Tajik capital, Dushanbe, heard more than 70 reports at the gathering; yet despite numerous statements of concern ...

    Local Press Report - 06/17/2015 - 08:51

  4. Donors Pledge $275 Million as South Sudan Crisis Deteriorates

    17 Jun 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland International donors have pledged more than $275 million USD to address the “relentlessly deteriorating” humanitarian situation in South Sudan and the surrounding region, the European Union ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/17/2015 - 10:16

  5. Taiwanese Waste Processing Company Shut Down Over Environmental Violations

    17 Jun 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan The government of Taiwan's Taoyuan City this week ordered a local waste-processing firm to suspend operations and to carry out environmental remediation for soil and air pollution it has ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/17/2015 - 10:16

  6. Singapore Targets Both Water and Energy Independence

    16 Jun 2015- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE Opening the SIWW Technology and Innovation Summit (STIS) in Singapore on June 16th, Singapore Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Vivian Balakrishnan laid out an ambitious goal of making ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/16/2015 - 10:50

  7. Former CIA Director Warns That International Hackers Could Target US Power, Water Supply

    16 Jun 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The United States’ electrical and water supply grids are potential targets for cyber attacks by international hackers in China, Syria and Russia, according to Former Central ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/16/2015 - 11:23

  8. Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to Sign Contracts With Grand Renaissance Dam Consultants in July

    16 Jun 2015- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt French consulting firm BRL, which along with Dutch company Deltares is carrying out studies on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project, will submit a work plan next week, and then sign contracts ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/16/2015 - 10:19

  9. Singapore's PUB to Study Underground Water Drainage, Storage System

    16 Jun 2015- 09:44 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE PUB National Water Agency PUB will be studying the technical and economic feasibility of developing an integrated underground drainage and reservoir system. Access Innovation, Infrastructure & ...

    Local Press Report - 06/16/2015 - 09:44

  10. PUB Signs Deals With ASEM, VCS Denmark

    16 Jun 2015- 09:40 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE PUB PUB, Singapore's National Water Agency, has signed two memorandums of understanding (MOUs) to deepen Singapore's collaborations with global partners for knowledge sharing and capability ...

    Local Press Report - 06/16/2015 - 09:41

  11. Suez Environnement to Partner With Singapore on Water Management

    16 Jun 2015- 09:46 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE Suez Environnement PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, is calling upon the expertise and smart water technologies of SUEZ environnement for the sustainable management of its water resources. Through a ...

    Local Press Report - 06/16/2015 - 09:46

  12. Romania's Water Sector Needs $22 Billion Worth of Investment

    16 Jun 2015- 09:47 by Local Press Report BUCHAREST Romania Insider Romania’s water sector needs investments of $22 billion, said Gratiela Gavrilescu, Minister for Environment, Water and Forests this week. The amount is required to achieve the targets on ...

    Local Press Report - 06/16/2015 - 09:47

  13. Ecolab Acquires Chinese Industrial Water Treatment Company

    16 Jun 2015- 09:49 by Local Press Report ST. PAUL, MN Street Insider Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, has acquired controlling interest in Jianghai Environmental Protection Co. Ltd. (Jianghai), an ...

    Local Press Report - 06/16/2015 - 09:49

  14. Dead Fish Reported in India's Cauvery River

    16 Jun 2015- 09:52 by Local Press Report SALEM Times of India A team of officials from Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) collected water samples from the River Cauvery near Mettur dam in Salem district on Monday, after fishermen found dead fish ...

    Local Press Report - 06/16/2015 - 09:52

  15. Oman's Haya Water Signs Two Deals

    16 Jun 2015- 09:54 by Local Press Report MUSCAT Construction Week Online Haya Water, the government owned firm formed in 2002 to build and operate the wastewater infrastructure in Muscat, signed on Sunday two separate agreements to improve the city's ...

    Local Press Report - 06/16/2015 - 09:54

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