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  1. Russia to Use Crayfish to Treat St. Petersburg Water

    19 Sep 2013- 09:55 by Local Press Report ST PETERSBURG Russia Beyond the Headlines Russian researchers have taken the humble Aussie red claw crayfish and given it an important role: protector of St. Petersburg – the second largest city in Russia, with a ...

    Local Press Report - 09/19/2013 - 09:55

  2. Trinidad's WASA Doesn't Have Funds to Invest in Plant

    16 Sep 2013- 10:07 by Local Press Report GEORGE TOWN Trinidad Express The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) does not have the money to invest in the Beetham Water Recycling Plant. That’s the defence from president of the National Gas Company (NGC) Indar ...

    Local Press Report - 09/16/2013 - 10:07

  3. Yekaterinburg Water Utility “On the Brink of Catastrophe”

    11 Sep 2013- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YEKATERINBURG, Russia The water utility in Yekaterinburg has declared itself to be “on the brink of catastrophe,” as illegal dumping of waste in the city’s wastewater network has left it almost unable to cope. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/11/2013 - 10:31

  4. Ukraine's Environmental Prosecutor Concerned About the Future of the Dnieper River

    9 Sep 2013- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The environmental prosecutor for the Dnieper River basin region of Ukraine, Tatiana Shokina, has expressed concerns that a combination of toxic waste and chronic overuse of water mean that the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/09/2013 - 10:07

  5. Peru to Monitor All Non-Domestic Wastewater Discharges

    30 Aug 2013- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Starting September 5, all non-domestic wastewater discharges throughout Peru will be monitored by the country’s water and sanitation regulator, SUNASS. State-owned water utility SEDAPAL, which ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/30/2013 - 10:10

  6. Survey Finds Groundwater Contamination in All Major Indian Cities

    28 Aug 2013- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Almost all major cities in India, including New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai, have poor quality groundwater, leaving residents susceptible to a host of diseases, according to a water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/30/2013 - 10:31

  7. Dead Fish Near Brazilian Olympic Park Causes Fears of Sewage Contamination

    23 Aug 2013- 09:49 by Local Press Report RIO DE JANEIRO CTV News About 10 tons of dead fish have been discovered in a Rio de Janeiro lake that sits next to the city's future Olympic park. Environmental officials are investigating the fish kill. ...

    Local Press Report - 08/23/2013 - 09:49

  8. Water in Half of India’s Major Rivers Unfit for Drinking

    20 Aug 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The water in about half of India's 445 rivers is unfit for human consumption because almost all major Indian cities discharge domestic wastewater, most of it untreated, into these ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/23/2013 - 09:17

  9. India Government Approves Establishing Research Center

    14 Aug 2013- 10:11 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Times of India The Indian Cabinet, on Tuesday, approved establishing International Centre for Drinking Water Quality in Kolkata focusing on research and development on drinking water quality related ...

    Local Press Report - 08/14/2013 - 10:11

  10. Brazil’s ANA Creates National Surface Water Monitoring Network

    13 Aug 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil Brazil’s National Water Agency (ANA) has created a new National Surface Water Quality Monitoring Network, which will analyze surface water and facilitate systematic management of water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/16/2013 - 08:59

  11. Almost 90 Percent of Pakistan’s Rural Population Lacks Access to Safe Drinking Water

    9 Aug 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Nearly 90 percent of Pakistan’s rural population lacks access to safe drinking water, due to decreases in both quantity and quality, according to a new report from the Pakistan Council for ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/09/2013 - 10:02

  12. Moscow River Now Cleaner Than Neva – Or Is It?

    7 Aug 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The city government of Moscow is hailing new evidence it has produced from ecological studies that suggest the water in the Moscow River is cleaner than the water in the Neva flowing through St. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/07/2013 - 10:04

  13. Kuwait Announces $281 Million for Wastewater Projects

    5 Aug 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait Kuwait’s Ministry of Public Works on July 29 rolled out a $281 million USD plan to carry out a number of wastewater projects throughout the country. The first project involves construction ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2013 - 10:00

  14. Protest Over Contaminated Drinking Water Turns Violent in Sri Lanka

    5 Aug 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Two people were killed on August 1 when the Sri Lankan military opened fire on demonstrators protesting contamination of their water sources by a local factory. Residents of 12 villages in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2013 - 10:00

  15. European Fashion Industry a Large Water Consumer

    2 Aug 2013- 09:54 by Local Press Report Balkans.com The European fashion industry is a huge consumer of fresh water. Estimates point to 600 million cubic meter of fresh water being consumed yearly in Europe by the textile and clothing industry; not a ...

    Local Press Report - 08/02/2013 - 09:54

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