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  1. Vietnam Ministry Clamps Down on River Pollution in Ha Nam

    23 Feb 2018- 14:26 by Local Press Report PHU LY Vietnam Net Bridge The population density has increased sharply along Nhue and Đáy rivers. As a result, the amount of rubbish discharged into these rivers has also increased.In addition, rapid urbanisation m ...

    Local Press Report - 02/23/2018 - 14:26

  2. Why China’s Revival of Coal Conversion Industry is a Step Back

    23 Feb 2018- 14:26 by Local Press Report BEIJING Hellenic Shipping News Water is being relocated for use at a coal-to-liquid (CTL) plant in Zhundong, one of many such facilities that China has revitalized since 2010. While the world remains fixated on Chi ...

    Local Press Report - 02/23/2018 - 14:26

  3. China Emerges as Leader in Green Finance

    23 Feb 2018- 14:26 by Local Press Report LONDON Imperial College London China is putting green finance at the heart of its development plans to grow a more sustainable economy and set an example to other countries. This was the consensus of a talk hosted ...

    Local Press Report - 02/23/2018 - 14:26

  4. Indonesia Prez Vows to Monitor Pollution of Citarum River

    23 Feb 2018- 14:26 by Local Press Report BANDUNG Antara News President Joko Widodo will routinely monitor the upstream section of the Citarum river in an attempt to settle all problems in the Citarum River basin area (DAS). "I will visit the upstream ...

    Local Press Report - 02/23/2018 - 14:26

  5. Kashmir: Call For Large Scale Groundwater Tapping

    23 Feb 2018- 14:26 by Local Press Report JAMMU Kashmir Reader Minister of State for PHE, Irrigation & Flood Control, Forest, Animal, Sheep Husbandry, Cooperative and Fisheries, Mir Zahoor Ahmad Thursday called for tapping of ground water at a large sc ...

    Local Press Report - 02/23/2018 - 14:26

  6. Kashmir: Extraction From Water Bodies in Anantnag Unabated Despite Ban

    23 Feb 2018- 14:26 by Local Press Report ANANTNAG Kashmir Reader The failure of Anantnag district administration to implement the ban it imposed on illegal extraction of stones, sand and boulders from different water bodies might turn out to be a serious ...

    Local Press Report - 02/23/2018 - 14:26

  7. Teesta Waters Remain a Problem in Bangladesh-India Relations

    23 Feb 2018- 14:26 by Local Press Report DHAKA Times of India Teesta waters issue, Rohingya refugees and Assam’s citizen census remain the top three problems between India and Bangladesh despite bilateral ties having improved enormously in recent years. A ...

    Local Press Report - 02/23/2018 - 14:26

  8. Saudi Fund to Finance Mansehra Water Supply Project

    23 Feb 2018- 14:26 by Local Press Report MANSEHRA DAWN The Saudi Fund for Development has agreed to finance the gravity flow water supply scheme for Mansehra city and suburban areas. The development comes as the Japan Agency for International Cooperation ...

    Local Press Report - 02/23/2018 - 14:26

  9. Singapore, Abu Dhabi to Pilot Smart Utilities Solutions in Emirate

    23 Feb 2018- 14:26 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE Straits Times Nine Singapore organisations, including the national water agency PUB, have signed agreements with the Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DOE) to pilot innovative utilities solutions and build ...

    Local Press Report - 02/23/2018 - 14:26

  10. Latin America and Caribbean "Test Grounds" For Disaster Preparedness

    21 Feb 2018- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Info WASHINGTON, DC World Bank Disasters occur worldwide and are part of everyone’s life. Ever since they were first recorded, floods, hurricanes and earthquakes have marked the history of humanity and its evolution. Today, ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 02/21/2018 - 10:04

  11. Singapore Looks to "Biomimicry", Big Data For Water Efficiency

    21 Feb 2018- 09:57 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE The News Lens Earlier this month, PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, issued a grant call for three categories of projects worth a collective total of SG$30 million (US$22.6 million). The money will g ...

    Local Press Report - 02/21/2018 - 09:57

  12. India Interstate Water Disputes Bill Expected to Pass This Parliamentary Session

    21 Feb 2018- 09:57 by Local Press Report HYDERABAD Business Line The Centre expects to pass the Inter-State River Water Disputes (Amendment) Bill, 2017 during the second phase of the current Budget session of Parliament. Its passage will simplify inter-St ...

    Local Press Report - 02/21/2018 - 09:57

  13. All Assam Households to be Provided with Piped Water, Sewerage Facilities by 2020: Governor

    21 Feb 2018- 09:57 by Local Press Report GUWAHATI Telegraph India Assam governor Jagdish Mukhi on Monday said all households here would be provided piped drinking water supply and sewerage facilities by 2020. At present, less than 30 per cent of the city& ...

    Local Press Report - 02/21/2018 - 09:57

  14. Red Sea "White Spot" May Indicate Pollution by Major Hotels

    20 Feb 2018- 10:21 by Local Press Report JEDDAH Saudi Gazette Social media have shared images of a white spot in the Red Sea at the Corniche, initiating a discussion on pollution and the fear of underwater destruction of life, Al-Madina reported. Several ...

    Local Press Report - 02/20/2018 - 10:21

  15. "Water Banks" to Alleviate Flooding in Bangkok

    20 Feb 2018- 10:21 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post City Hall is speeding up its ambitious plans to prevent chronic flooding by building underground “water banks” and water retention areas. The construction of five water banks, with the capacity ...

    Local Press Report - 02/20/2018 - 10:21

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