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  1. Air and Water at Tianjin Blast Site Are Safe: Official

    19 Aug 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TIANJIN, China Air and water in the area of last week's warehouse explosion in Tianjin are safe, an official at the city’s environmental protection bureau said on August 19th. Bao Jingling, chief engineer ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/19/2015 - 10:05

  2. Egypt’s Per Capita Water Consumption Down 11 Percent

    19 Aug 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Per capita freshwater consumption in Egypt decreased by 11.1 percent in during 2013-2014 compared to the previous year, dropping from 116.3 cubic meters to 103.4 cubic meters, according to data ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/19/2015 - 10:05

  3. Eight Companies Sued Over Tengger Desert Pollution

    19 Aug 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZHONGWEI, China A Chinese NGO is suing eight companies for dumping waste in the Tengger Desert in the country's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. The China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/19/2015 - 10:05

  4. Last Call: SIWW Water Convention Call for Papers-- Now Extended to August 31st!

    19 Aug 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE Due to the overwhelming response, the Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) Water Convention is extending the deadline for submissions to August 31, 2015. Submit your papers today and your works ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/19/2015 - 11:47

  5. St. Kitts Extends Water Rationing to Basseterre and Surrounding Areas

    19 Aug 2015- 08:53 by Local Press Report BASSETERRE West Indies News Network A prolonged drought is taking its toll on the Caribbean and authorities in St Kitts are now forced to increase water rationing while appealing to consumers to conserve. The ...

    Local Press Report - 08/19/2015 - 08:56

  6. Could Pumping CO2 Into Frack Wells Prevent Water Pollution?

    19 Aug 2015- 08:52 by Local Press Report PRAGUE New Scientist Although fracking has unlocked new fuel sources and slashed energy prices, there is a risk that toxic compounds in the fracking fluid can get into shallow aquifers via fractures in the bedrock. ...

    Local Press Report - 08/19/2015 - 08:52

  7. Kazakh Red Crescent Aids Thousands Affected by Almaty Floods

    19 Aug 2015- 08:49 by Local Press Report ASTANA Astana Times More than 200 volunteers from the Kazakh Red Crescent were the first to respond to recent floods in Almaty. The disaster, caused by rising temperatures which resulted in some melting of the ...

    Local Press Report - 08/19/2015 - 08:49

  8. No Adjustment Needed for Singapore's Water Prices: Balakrishnan

    19 Aug 2015- 08:48 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE Channel News Asia There is currently no need for an adjustment for the price of water in Singapore, said Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Vivian Balakrishnan on Monday (Aug 17). Dr ...

    Local Press Report - 08/19/2015 - 08:48

  9. Azmin's Predecessor Presses Him to Explain Selangor Water Restructuring Costs

    19 Aug 2015- 08:46 by Local Press Report SHAH ALAM Malay Mail Selangor Mentri Besar Mohamed Azmin Ali has been asked to explain in detail the acquisition cost for the restructuring of the water industry in the state which is feared to have an effect on ...

    Local Press Report - 08/19/2015 - 08:46

  10. Singapore's Parliament Says PUB Is Not Required to Pay Land Assessment Tax on Johor Water Works

    19 Aug 2015- 08:44 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE Straits Times Under the 1962 Water Agreement, PUB is not obliged to pay the land assessment tax which the Kota Tinggi District Council has sought to impose, Foreign Minister K Shanmugam told Parliament on ...

    Local Press Report - 08/19/2015 - 08:44

  11. Taiwan's Water Agency Braces for Stronger Typhoons

    19 Aug 2015- 08:40 by Local Press Report TAIPEI China Post As the strength of typhoons Goni and Atsani intensifies, the Water Resources Agency said yesterday it is bracing for their possible impact. The agency falls under the Ministry of Economic Affairs, ...

    Local Press Report - 08/19/2015 - 08:40

  12. Malawi Warns Carlsberg, Chibuku Over Water Pollution

    19 Aug 2015- 08:39 by Local Press Report LILONGWE Nyasa Times The Malawi Government officially warned Carlsberg Malawi and Chibuku Products this week to guard against polluting effluent discharge into the Nankhaka River in Lilongwe. Corporate Risk ...

    Local Press Report - 08/19/2015 - 08:39

  13. Shade Balls Proposed as Solution to Turkey’s Water Problems

    19 Aug 2015- 08:37 by Local Press Report ANKARA Hurriyet Daily News A grapefruit-sized plastic ball could help answer Turkey’s water shortage problems, according to a Turkish businessman producing an innovative solution. Ankara-based entrepreneur Erkan ...

    Local Press Report - 08/19/2015 - 08:37

  14. Ambient Water Sees Opportunity in Puerto Rico Amid Shortages

    19 Aug 2015- 08:36 by Local Press Report SPOKANE, WA Market Watch Ambient Water, a leading provider of atmospheric water generation systems for extracting water from humidity in the air, yesterday addressed what it perceives as a significant market ...

    Local Press Report - 08/19/2015 - 08:36

  15. St. Petersburg Water Company to Stop Importing Supplies

    19 Aug 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ST. PETERSBURG, Russia Amid continuing tensions between Russia and a number of Western countries, utilities in the city of St. Petersburg have been working to replace imported parts and equipment with those ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/19/2015 - 10:05

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