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  1. Japan Acts To Prevent Another Olympic Drought

    13 May 2019- 11:45 by Local Press Report TOKYO The Japan Times Plans are in place to increase water levels in reservoirs serving Tokyo and surrounding areas in a bid to meet demand during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. With more than 10 million ...

    Local Press Report - 05/13/2019 - 11:45

  2. Offshore Freshwater Resource Exploitation Impacts Onshore Aquifers

    5 May 2019- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEWARK DE, United States Tapping into water found in the continental shelf beneath oceans for oil recovery could lead to adverse impacts onshore, according to new research. The research by scientists from the U ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2019 - 11:40

  3. Fukushima Nuclear Waste Clear-up: TEPCO Will Begin Transfer Of Fuel From Storage Pool

    19 Apr 2019- 12:11 by Local Press Report TOKYO NHK World The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi power plant will soon begin removing nuclear fuel from a storage pool inside one of the damaged reactor buildings at the complex. Tokyo Electric Power Company w ...

    Local Press Report - 04/19/2019 - 12:11

  4. New Support For Kyrgyz City Water Supply

    9 Apr 2019- 07:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom A $6.7 Million USD financing package for a drinking water project in the Kyrgyz Republic was announced April 8 by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Develoment (EBRD), the European ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/09/2019 - 07:57

  5. Toray Doubles Water Treatment Membrane Production In China

    8 Apr 2019- 07:04 by Local Press Report TOKYO Nikkei Asian Review Japanese materials manufacturer Toray Industries will build a new plant to make water treatment membranes in China, doubling its production capacity in a country facing water shortages. The ...

    Local Press Report - 04/08/2019 - 07:04

  6. TEPCO Completes Fukushima Water Storage Upgrade

    30 Mar 2019- 06:51 by Local Press Report TOKYO World Nuclear News Bolted flange tanks at Fukushima Daiichi, which had previously leaked, are no longer in use. Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) has completed the transfer of the treated water to new weld ...

    Local Press Report - 03/30/2019 - 06:51

  7. Contaminated Fukushima Water Remains A Big Problem

    11 Mar 2019- 05:59 by Local Press Report OKUMA Japan Today Eight years after the Fukushima nuclear crisis, a fresh obstacle threatens to undermine the massive clean-up: 1 million tons of contaminated water must be stored, possibly for years, at the power ...

    Local Press Report - 03/11/2019 - 05:59

  8. Japan Supports UNESCO Flood Risk Management Efforts In West Africa

    5 Mar 2019- 09:17 by Local Press Report TOKYO UNESCO UNESCO and the Government of Japan have signed an agreement for USD 1.7 million in support of the project “Water disaster Platform to enhance climate resilience in Africa”. The project will establish a ...

    Local Press Report - 03/05/2019 - 09:17

  9. Japan: Cybersecurity Guidelines Aim To Protect Water Infrastructure Against Malicious Software

    16 Feb 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report TOKYO Nikkei Asian Review Japan will call on operators of critical infrastructure, such as water and electricity, to caution against procuring telecommunications equipment that have the risk of containing malicious ...

    Local Press Report - 02/16/2019 - 08:08

  10. Fukushima Tank Leaked 300 Tons Of Radioactive Water Since 2016

    25 Jan 2019- 06:52 by Local Press Report TOKYO Japan Broadcasting Corporation Tokyo Electric Power Company says it has determined that water containing radioactive substances leaked from a tank at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant for more than two year ...

    Local Press Report - 01/25/2019 - 06:52

  11. Greenpeace Says Japan Government, TEPCO, Have Compounded Fukushima Water Disposal Crisis

    22 Jan 2019- 07:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The Fukushima nuclear water crisis has been compounded by multiple technical failures and flawed decision making by the Japanese government and the TEPCO utility according to a new Greenpeace repo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/23/2019 - 07:11

  12. Japan Flirts With Water Privatization

    6 Dec 2018- 09:04 by Local Press Report TOKYO Japan Times The Upper House on Wednesday passed a controversial bill by a majority vote to revise the Water Supply Act to allow private companies to run municipal water services. The government and the ruling ...

    Local Press Report - 12/06/2018 - 09:04

  13. Radioactive Water Dump Threatens Fukushima Fisheries

    8 Nov 2018- 11:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan Last month’s announcement that the government of Japan will release radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean has left Fukushima fisherman wondering how they will ensure the safety of their liveliho ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/08/2018 - 11:50

  14. Fukushima Radioactive Water Dump Threatens Fisheries

    6 Nov 2018- 13:12 by Local Press Report TOKYO Nikkei Asian Review Faced with the prospect that there will be no more space to store tanks containing radioactive water leaking from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, operator Tokyo Electric Power Co ...

    Local Press Report - 11/06/2018 - 13:12

  15. Japan Will Dump Radioactive Wastewater In Pacific

    20 Oct 2018- 09:47 by Local Press Report TOKYO RT World News Running out of space to store water contaminated by fuel that escaped during the Fukushima meltdown, the Japanese government is preparing to release it into the Pacific Ocean – despite the prese ...

    Local Press Report - 10/20/2018 - 09:47

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