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  1. Conflict Leaves Yemenis Without Drinking Water

    8 Apr 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADEN, Yemen Fighting in Yemen between the Saudi Arabia-led coalition and Iranian-backed Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, has led to a deepening humanitarian crisis in the country, including serious drinking ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/08/2015 - 10:23

  2. Haiti Floods Kill Six, Displace Hundreds

    8 Apr 2015- 10:05 by Local Press Report PORT AU PRINCE Jamaica Gleaner At least six people have died and several thousand homes flooded as Haiti’s rainy season continues to bring suffering on the people of this French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM ...

    Local Press Report - 04/08/2015 - 10:05

  3. Cayman Islands Seeks Public Input on Sustainability Measures

    8 Apr 2015- 09:57 by Local Press Report GEORGE TOWN Cayman News Service The Department of Environment is calling on the public to take part in a number of surveys to help raise the country’s environmental consciousness. The DoE said it wants to find out ...

    Local Press Report - 04/08/2015 - 09:57

  4. Floods in Chile's Atacama Region Impact Irrigation

    8 Apr 2015- 09:52 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Fresh Fruit Portal “The greatest damage is that the vines that survived were left without irrigation because all the channels were left covered or destroyed,” says Alto del Carmen Table Grape Growers ...

    Local Press Report - 04/08/2015 - 09:52

  5. Japan Considers Evaporation, Storage of Radioactive Water at Fukushima

    8 Apr 2015- 09:49 by Local Press Report TOKYO Reuters Japan is considering evaporating or storing underground tritium-laced water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant as an alternative to releasing it into the ocean, Tokyo Electric Power Co's ...

    Local Press Report - 04/08/2015 - 09:49

  6. Kuwaiti Assembly Proposes Legal Amendments on Power, Desal Plant Construction Companies

    8 Apr 2015- 09:46 by Local Press Report KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait Kuwait News Agency The National Assembly turned over to the government a proposal for amending the 2010 law regarding the establishment of shareholding Kuwaiti companies specializing in the ...

    Local Press Report - 04/08/2015 - 09:46

  7. Taiwan Could Expand Strictest Rationing to More Areas

    8 Apr 2015- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Taiwan’s Central Emergency Operation Center will decide this week whether to extend phase-three water rationing-- the strictest rationing regime, which includes rolling blackouts-- in Tainan and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/08/2015 - 10:07

  8. Vietnam's Ninh Thuan Province Seeks Investment for Reservoir Projects

    8 Apr 2015- 09:40 by Local Press Report HO CHI MINH CITY Vietnam.Net Bridge In a meeting with the World Bank and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on April 6, the People's Committee called for investment support to build an additional ...

    Local Press Report - 04/08/2015 - 09:40

  9. Israel's Menorah Islands Project Aims to Create Additional Water Sources

    8 Apr 2015- 09:37 by Local Press Report JERUSALEM PR Newswire The Menorah Islands Project idea, which envisions a complex of nine artificial islands off the Israeli coast, calls for the use of solar-powered atmospheric water generators to create an ...

    Local Press Report - 04/08/2015 - 09:37

  10. EBRD Lends Belgrade $14.2 Million to Improve Water Supply

    8 Apr 2015- 09:41 by Local Press Report LONDON Public Finance International The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has provided a €13m loan to the Serbian capital Belgrade to allow it to improve the water supply, most especially the " ...

    Local Press Report - 04/08/2015 - 09:41

  11. Netafim to Offer Irrigation Solutions for Tea Gardens

    8 Apr 2015- 09:41 by Local Press Report KOLKATA Zee News The Indian subsidiary of Israel-based Netafim has assessed water management solutions for the tea gardens in and will be meet individual tea growers to explore business opportunities in the rain ...

    Local Press Report - 04/08/2015 - 09:41

  12. Wescoal Gets Water Use License for Elandspruit Mine

    8 Apr 2015- 09:41 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Mining Weekly Wescoal has secured a water-use licence for its Elandspruit mine, near Middelburg, in Mpumalanga. The approval of the licence enabled the company to start work on the 40.17-million-ton ...

    Local Press Report - 04/08/2015 - 09:41

  13. Minsk Utility Finds Discrepancies Between Consumption, Meter Readings

    8 Apr 2015- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus The water company in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, has identified a 13-millon-cubic-meter discrepancy between actual water consumption by apartment dwellers and the meter readings in the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/08/2015 - 10:07

  14. Uruguay’s OSE to Invest $155 Million for Sanitation in Coast City, Pando

    8 Apr 2015- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay Uruguay’s state water company, OSE, last week announced that it would invest $155 million USD for water and sanitation projects in the Coast City (Ciudad de la Costa) and Pando regions. OSE ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/08/2015 - 10:07

  15. Brazil’s Water Losses Total $2.6 Billion: Study

    8 Apr 2015- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil Brazil loses 6.5 million cubic meters of treated water annually, according to a study by sanitation-focused non-profit Instituto Trata Brasil. The loss translates to $2.6 billion USD, or 80 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/08/2015 - 10:07

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