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  1. Desalination Plant Fire Leads to Drinking Water Shortage in the Maldives

    8 Dec 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MALE, Maldives A major fire at a desalination plant operated by the Male Water and Sewerage Company (MWSC) has led to water shortages in the Maldives’ capital city, Male, over the past several days. Maldivian ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/09/2014 - 09:41

  2. World Water Congress: Dr. David Molden Looks Forward to Scotland

    7 Nov 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom The XVth World Water Congress of the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) will meet in Edinburgh, Scotland, on May 25-29, 2015. OOSKAnews caught up this week with ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/07/2014 - 10:31

  3. H&M Improves Water Stewardship in Bangladesh

    31 Oct 2014- 10:48 by Local Press Report DHAKA The Guardian The textile sector is a powerhouse for Bangladesh contributing more than 80% of export earnings and employing 3.6 million people, of which 85% are women. But the sector also has impacts on the ...

    Local Press Report - 10/31/2014 - 10:48

  4. Saltwater Contaminates Drinking Water in Bangladesh

    30 Oct 2014- 10:07 by Local Press Report DHAKA SciDevNet Salt water has contaminated the drinking water in the Dacope district, a coastal region of Bangladesh. The increase in salinity, linked to rising sea levels associated with climate change, threatens ...

    Local Press Report - 10/30/2014 - 10:08

  5. New Methods to Reduce Arsenic in Well Water in Bangladesh

    15 Oct 2014- 10:22 by Local Press Report STOCKHOLM Medical Press Arsenic poisoning is widespread in Bangladesh, where ground water is contaminated by runoff from the Himalayas. Now researchers have developed two simple and cheap methods that well drillers ...

    Local Press Report - 10/15/2014 - 10:22

  6. USAID, NASA to Use Satellite Imagery in Lower Mekong Region

    6 Oct 2014- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on October 6th announced a five-year project that will use ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2014 - 10:35

  7. Bangladeshi Utility, South Korean Firm Sign Supply Deal

    26 Sep 2014- 09:44 by Local Press Report DHAKA Prothom Alo Dhaka WASA on Thursday signed a deal with a South Korean company to implement a 15-crore litre water project, aiming to supply water to Dhaka's Mirpur. Dhaka WASA managing director Taqsem A ...

    Local Press Report - 09/26/2014 - 09:44

  8. Indian, Bangladeshi Officials Fail to Make Progress on Teesta Deal During Bilateral Talks

    26 Sep 2014- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India and Bangladesh failed to make progress toward an agreement on sharing the waters of the Teesta River and signing the Land Boundary Agreement during their third Consultative Commission ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/26/2014 - 10:08

  9. World Cannot Solve Poverty Without Solving Water, Sanitation: Clinton Global Initiative

    24 Sep 2014- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The world’s poverty problems cannot be solved unless the issues of water and sanitation access are addressed, participants heard during a session on sanitation, held as part of the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/24/2014 - 10:45

  10. Bangladeshi Factory Worker Dead After Drinking Contaminated Water

    22 Sep 2014- 09:36 by Local Press Report DHAKA Northern Voices Online A female worker died and scores of others fell sick after drinking water at their factory in Bangladesh Saturday. “We have come to know that a female worker died and some 100 workers ...

    Local Press Report - 09/22/2014 - 09:36

  11. Bangladeshi Government Formulates New Water Policy

    11 Sep 2014- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh The Bangladeshi government is planning to put together a new water policy, in line with the water law enacted last year, Bangladeshi Water Resource Minister Anisul Islam Mahmud announced this ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/11/2014 - 10:31

  12. IFRC Calls for Help Dealing With Bangladeshi Floods

    10 Sep 2014- 10:12 by Local Press Report DHAKA Shanghai Daily International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Tuesday said it is preparing to launch an appeal to aid victims of floods in Bangladesh. The flooding, which has affected ...

    Local Press Report - 09/10/2014 - 10:12

  13. Bangladesh Launches Water, Food Security Plan

    28 Aug 2014- 09:37 by Local Press Report DHAKA The Financial Express The government launched the Delta Plan 2100 project under which a long-term development plan would be framed for water and food security. The plan aims at turning Bangladesh into a ...

    Local Press Report - 08/28/2014 - 09:37

  14. 500,000 Homeless in Bangladesh After Severe Flooding

    26 Aug 2014- 10:07 by Local Press Report DHAKA GawKer Flooding during Bangladesh's yearly summer monsoon season has forced 500,000 residents into homelessness and caused scores more to lose their crops. Streets throughout the northern area of the ...

    Local Press Report - 08/26/2014 - 10:07

  15. Bangladesh, ADB Sign $111 Million Loan for Irrigation, River Protection

    15 Aug 2014- 10:12 by Local Press Report DHAKA Newsnextbd.com Bangladesh on Thursday signed $111 million USD credit agreements with Asian Development Bank for implementation of projects on irrigation and prevention of river bank from erosion, officials ...

    Local Press Report - 08/15/2014 - 10:12

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