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  1. XVth World Water Congress to Screen "A Thirsty World"

    13 May 2015- 09:33 by Local Press Report EDINBURGH World Water Congress XV On Wednesday evening, 27th May 2015, the stage at the XVth World Water Congress will be handed over for a special showing of A Thirsty World-- a powerful and thought-provoking film ...

    Local Press Report - 05/13/2015 - 10:25

  2. World Bank Official Applauds Creation of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

    13 May 2015- 09:41 by Local Press Report ST. GALLEN Swissinfo.ch The impending creation of the Chinese-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has been applauded by World Bank managing director Betrand Badré, despite United States objections to ...

    Local Press Report - 05/13/2015 - 09:41

  3. Caribbean Faces Dry Spell, Water Shortages

    13 May 2015- 09:36 by Local Press Report BRIDGETOWN Jamaica Gleaner Caribbean countries are experiencing a prolonged spell of dry weather, leading to a shortage of drinking water, regional officials said this week. Climate Scarcity BRIDGETOWN Barbados ...

    Local Press Report - 05/13/2015 - 09:36

  4. Hyderabad Board Announces Plan to Address Water, Sewerage Issues

    13 May 2015- 09:35 by Local Press Report HYDERABAD New Indian Express In connection with Swachh Hyderabad-Swacch Telangana to be launched on May 16, Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWS&SB) announced on Wednesday its action ...

    Local Press Report - 05/13/2015 - 09:35

  5. Pemex, GWDP Sign Deal for Water and Wastewater Infrastructure

    13 May 2015- 09:25 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY Business Wire Petroleos Mexicanos ("Pemex"), and Global Water Development Partners (“GWDP”), founded by private equity funds managed by Blackstone, announced on Wednesday the signing of a ...

    Local Press Report - 05/13/2015 - 09:25

  6. Johannesburg Loses $97 Million in Water Revenues Every Year

    13 May 2015- 09:23 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Times LIVE Up to 40% of Johannesburg's water goes unaccounted for annually, costing the city $97 million in the year ending June 30. About $71millionr of water revenue was lost to leaks and $25 ...

    Local Press Report - 05/13/2015 - 09:23

  7. Indonesian Auditor Cites Poor Planning, Management at City-Run Water Companies

    13 May 2015- 09:22 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Jakarta Post Most city-run water companies across the country have failed to meet national targets for clean water access due to poor planning and management, according to the Supreme Audit Agency (BPK). ...

    Local Press Report - 05/13/2015 - 09:22

  8. Unknown Oily Substance Pollutes Seversky Donets River

    13 May 2015- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARKIV, Ukraine Local residents have reported the presence of an unknown oily substance in the Seversky Donets River near Eskhar, in Ukraine’s Kharkiv Oblast. Environmental inspectors have not been able to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/13/2015 - 10:20

  9. Pakistan Seeks ADB Financing for Diamer Bhasha and Dasu Hydropower Projects

    13 May 2015- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government is seeking help from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to arrange financing for two mega projects on the Indus River-- the Diamer Bhasha Dam and the Dasu Hydropower ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/13/2015 - 10:20

  10. Ganges Clean-Up Program Launches $25 Million Ramana Sewage Treatment Plant

    13 May 2015- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUCKNOW, India The National Mission for Clean Ganga (Ganges) (NMCG) has launched a long-delayed $25 million USD project to build a sewage treatment plant at Ramana, in Uttar Pradesh state. The NMCG is the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/13/2015 - 10:20

  11. Argentina’s Mendoza Province Presents $111.5 Million Irrigation Plan

    13 May 2015- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MENDOZA, Argentina The government of Argentina’s Mendoza Province has presented a two-year, $111.5 million USD irrigation plan to address the five-year-long water crisis in the province. The plan calls for $55 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/13/2015 - 10:20

  12. Mexico’s Yaquis March on Capital

    13 May 2015- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico Members of Mexico’s Yaqui tribe this week set out on a “National Caravan for Water, Land, Work and Life,” which will converge on the capital, Mexico City, on May 22nd. The Yaquis, supported ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/13/2015 - 10:20

  13. Food Sector Fails to Consider Water Risk: Report

    13 May 2015- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOSTON, MA, United States Many food sector companies “behave as though the water is both cheap and limitless,” and fail to adequately consider water as a business risk, according to a report released last week ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/13/2015 - 10:20

  14. Sudan Reaffirms Ethiopia’s Right to Use Nile Resources

    12 May 2015- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Ethiopia has “the absolute right” to use its water resources-- including Nile River water-- as long as it does not harm other “concerned parties,” Sudanese Water Resources and Electricity ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/12/2015 - 10:32

  15. As Latest Restructuring Deadline Slips, Malaysia’s Selangor State May Face Higher Costs

    12 May 2015- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHAH ALAM, Malaysia As the May 11th deadline for conclusion of a water-restructuring deal came and went with no agreement, Selangor water concessionaire Puncak Niaga Holdings Bhd has said it will likely ask ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/12/2015 - 10:10

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