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  1. Umgeni Implements New Water Levy

    21 Sep 2016- 07:22 by Local Press Report MSUNDUZI News24 Msunduzi residents are paying more for less water as from 1 September in order to help Umgeni Water further manage the crippling effects the prolonged drought is causing. The drought levy was ...

    Local Press Report - 09/21/2016 - 07:22

  2. Lanka Drought Affects Tangalle Supply

    21 Sep 2016- 07:22 by Local Press Report TANGALLE Daily News People resident in and around Tangalle as well as the Angunakolapelessa Divisional Secretariat Division are facing a grave drinking water problem due to the current drought, said Hambantota GA, ...

    Local Press Report - 09/21/2016 - 07:22

  3. Cyanide in Basement Water at Tokyo’s New Fish Market

    21 Sep 2016- 07:22 by Local Press Report TOKYO The Asahi Shimbun Cyanide was found in trace amounts in a sample of water pooling in the basement of one of the three main buildings of Tokyo's proposed new wholesale market in Toyosu. Pollution ...

    Local Press Report - 09/21/2016 - 07:22

  4. Jo'burg Promises Clean Drinking Water Amid Drought

    21 Sep 2016- 07:22 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Eyewitness News The Department of Water and Sanitation says the delivery of clean drinking water remains a priority amid the ongoing drought. Dam levels have dropped by 20 percent compared to this time ...

    Local Press Report - 09/21/2016 - 07:22

  5. Pakistan Rainharvest Program Stalls

    21 Sep 2016- 07:22 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Express Tribune The rainwater harvest program, meant to provide water for the public sector and private buildings in the federal capital, has become a distant dream due to unknown reasons. Climate ...

    Local Press Report - 09/21/2016 - 07:22

  6. Tamil Nadu Apprehensions over Longer Term Sustainability

    21 Sep 2016- 07:22 by Local Press Report SALEM The Hindu While the release of water from the Mettur dam for irrigation, despite the water level being below 90 feet, has been hailed by a cross-section of farmers, some are wondering if the government would ...

    Local Press Report - 09/21/2016 - 07:22

  7. Coca-Cola Chief Talks About Water

    21 Sep 2016- 07:22 by Local Press Report ATLANTA, GA The Huffington Post Our world has a water problem. It is an issue my company [The Coca-Cola Company] has grappled with for years in many parts of the world. Today, I [Muhtar Kent] invite leaders and ...

    Local Press Report - 09/21/2016 - 07:22

  8. Honduras Environmental Activists Under Threat

    21 Sep 2016- 07:22 by Local Press Report TEGUCIGALPA Al Jazeera In early March 2016, Honduras's most prominent and outspoken environmental activist, Berta Caceres, was killed in her home. So why was she killed? And what makes Honduras one of the most ...

    Local Press Report - 09/21/2016 - 07:22

  9. Ecuador Villagers vs Chevron: Latest Legal Front Opens in Ontario

    20 Sep 2016- 09:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TORONTO, Canada The latest round of court proceedings in the ongoing compensation battle between Ecuadorian villagers and oil giant Chevron commenced last week in Ontario, Canada. Approximately 30,000 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/20/2016 - 09:30

  10. Namibia Water Minister: Erongo, Otjozondjupa Water Situation Dire

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK All Africa Water minister John Mutorwa and a delegation from NamWater and the directorate of water resources management undertook site inspections of some water facilities in the Otjozondjupa and Erongo ...

    Local Press Report - 09/20/2016 - 08:39

  11. Tunisia Scarcity Sparks 'Thirst Uprising' Warning

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report BEJA France 24 Activists are warning of a potential "thirst uprising" in Tunisia following protests over severe water shortages after one of the North African nation's driest summers on record. ...

    Local Press Report - 09/20/2016 - 08:39

  12. Eight Ideas to Fund Access to Water and Toilets for All

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian Some $114bn is needed each year to reach the SDG on water and sanitation. A panel of experts share their ideas on how to raise the money. Access Climate Development Aid Innovation, ...

    Local Press Report - 09/20/2016 - 08:39

  13. Iran and Romania Sign MOU on Environmental Challenges

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Tehran Times Iran and Romania signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Tehran on Saturday, joining hands to combat environmental challenges that both countries are facing. Access Climate Corporate Risk ...

    Local Press Report - 09/20/2016 - 08:39

  14. Desalination May Cause Iodine Deficiency

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report JERUSALEM Science Daily Desalination can dramatically increase the prevalence of inadequate iodine intake, new research suggests. An estimated 300 million people worldwide rely on over 17,000 desalination plants in ...

    Local Press Report - 09/20/2016 - 08:39

  15. Zinwa Water too Expensive Says Parliament

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report HARARE The Zimbabwe Daily The Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) makes it very difficult for local authorities to provide effective services due to their steep raw water prices, chairperson of the ...

    Local Press Report - 09/20/2016 - 08:39

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