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  1. Pilcomayo River at Risk

    21 Nov 2016- 13:14 by Local Press Report LA PAZ The Independent The Pilcomayo River, which descends from the Andes mountains in Bolivia, is at its lowest level of the past 19 years in Paraguay, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Communications. ...

    Local Press Report - 11/21/2016 - 13:14

  2. Giant Volcano Appears to Be Filled With Water

    8 Nov 2016- 08:47 by Local Press Report LA PAZ Gizmodo Investigating a strange electrical anomaly, geologists have discovered an enormous water reservoir beneath the now-dormant Uturunco volcano in the Bolivian Andes. It’s a remarkable find that speaks to ...

    Local Press Report - 11/08/2016 - 08:47

  3. Foreign Experts in Bolivia to Study Silala Waters

    3 Nov 2016- 13:14 by Local Press Report LA PAZ La Prenza International experts met in Bolivia yesterday to begin scientific research on the waters of the disputed Silala springs, in the southwestern department of Potosi. This was confirmed by Foreign ...

    Local Press Report - 11/03/2016 - 13:14

  4. Receding Glaciers in Bolivia Put Communities at Risk

    21 Oct 2016- 08:53 by Local Press Report LA PAZ Phys.org A new study published in The Cryosphere, an European Geosciences Union journal, has found that Bolivian glaciers shrunk by 43% between 1986 and 2014, and will continue to diminish if temperatures in ...

    Local Press Report - 10/21/2016 - 08:53

  5. Bolivia Hit by Worst Drought in 25 years

    6 Oct 2016- 08:21 by Local Press Report LA PAZ Fresh Plaza Bolivia's government has described the unusual drought which has gripped the country, as the worst of the past 25 years. It has 142 of the country’s 339 municipalities in a state of emergency ...

    Local Press Report - 10/06/2016 - 08:21

  6. Bolivia Signs Deal With Chinese Consortium for Rositas Hydropower Project

    19 Sep 2016- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LA PAZ, Bolivia The Bolivian government on September 15th signed a contract with a Chinese consortium to build the 500-600-megawatt Rositas hydropower project in the town of Cabezas, on the Grande River in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/19/2016 - 08:57

  7. Lake Titicaca to Be Restocked With Native Species

    24 Aug 2016- 10:41 by Local Press Report LA PAZ Prensa Latina The executive president of the Authority of Titicaca Lake, Alfredo Mamani, confirmed the upcoming opening of laboratories, which will be responsible for restocking the water shared by Bolivia ...

    Local Press Report - 08/24/2016 - 10:41

  8. Bolivian Delegation Inventories Disputed Silala Springs

    18 Aug 2016- 07:22 by Local Press Report LA PAZ La Prensa A Bolivian delegation made up of representatives from parliament, towns, social organizations and institutions this week visited Silala Springs, as part of the national strategy to establish ...

    Local Press Report - 08/18/2016 - 07:22

  9. Bolivia Takes Steps to Fight Drought

    11 Aug 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LA PAZ, Bolivia The Bolivian Civil Defense Ministry said on August 10th that measures were being taken to fight ongoing drought affecting 131 municipalities throughout the country. Deputy Civil Defense ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/11/2016 - 10:02

  10. Official Says Peru’s New Government Will Move Ahead With Lake Titicaca Clean-Up

    10 Aug 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PUNO, Peru Peru’s new Minister of Housing, Construction and Sanitation, Edmer Trujillo, this week reassured residents in the country’s Puno region that the administration of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/10/2016 - 09:59

  11. 131 Bolivian Municipalities Affected by Drought

    4 Aug 2016- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LA PAZ, Bolivia Some 132,740 families in 131 municipalities in Bolivia are currently affected by drought, the country's Vice Ministry of Civil Defense reported this week. One hundred six municipalities ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/04/2016 - 10:31

  12. Bolivia, Netherlands Sign Agreement to Inventory Water Resources

    14 Jul 2016- 09:08 by Local Press Report LA PAZ Prensa Latina On Tuesday Bolivia signed an agreement with the government of Netherlands to continue working on an inventory of water resources of the Andean-Amazonic country. Access Policy Scarcity La Paz ...

    Local Press Report - 07/14/2016 - 09:08

  13. Peru’s President Takes Steps to “Guarantee” Lake Titicaca Treatment Plant

    24 Jun 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ACORA, Peru Peruvian President Ollanta Humala has declared the Lake Titicaca Water Treatment Plant to be a project of “national interest” in order to ensure that it is completed by the next presidential ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/24/2016 - 10:02

  14. Cochabamba Communities Take Water Supply Into Their Own Hands

    10 Jun 2016- 09:11 by Local Press Report COCHABAMBA The Guardian Bolivia’s ‘city of eternal spring’ has a history of water struggles. Now some neighbourhoods that lack piped water are taking matters into their own hands. Access Development Aid Innovation, ...

    Local Press Report - 06/10/2016 - 09:11

  15. Bolivia Counter-Sues Chile Over Silala River Dispute

    9 Jun 2016- 08:15 by Local Press Report LA PAZ Latin America Herald Tribune Bolivia plans to file a counter-suit against Chile at the International Court of Justice, or ICJ, over the alleged theft and illegal use of the Silala River, President Evo Morales ...

    Local Press Report - 06/09/2016 - 08:15

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