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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. TEPCO Apologizes For Still-Radioactive Fukushima Water

    12 Oct 2018- 06:41 by Local Press Report TOKYO Channel News Asia The owner of the Fukushima nuclear plant, destroyed by an earthquake and tsunami more than seven years ago, said water treated at the site still contains radioactive materials that for years ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2018 - 06:41

  6. Fukushima "Treated Water" Still Radioactive

    30 Sep 2018- 09:50 by Local Press Report TOKYO ABC News (Australia) Tokyo Electric Power Co. and the government had said that treatment of the water had removed all radioactive elements except tritium, which experts say is safe in small amounts. They call ...

    Local Press Report - 09/30/2018 - 09:50

  7. Japan Looks For Opportunities To Share Water Technology

    18 Sep 2018- 08:24 by OOSKAnews Info TOKYO, Japan Japan's role as host to this year's IWA International Water Congress (16-21 September) is designed, in part, to send a global message to highlight the country as a home to important technologies ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 09/18/2018 - 08:26

  8. Fukushima Treated Water Still Has Radioactive Substances

    19 Aug 2018- 09:18 by Local Press Report TOKYO Kyodo News Radioactive substances have been left unremoved from treated but still tritium-containing water at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. The government and Tokyo Electric Power Compan ...

    Local Press Report - 08/19/2018 - 09:18

  9. Tokyo Tests Water Sprinklers As Street Cooling Mechanism

    14 Aug 2018- 12:28 by Local Press Report TOKYO Channel News Asia Authorities in Tokyo conducted tests using water sprinklers on its streets on Monday (Aug 13) to see if it could effectively reduce high temperatures expected during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. ...

    Local Press Report - 08/14/2018 - 12:28

  10. Water Outages Hit Japan In Aftermath Of Devastating Floods, Landslides

    11 Jul 2018- 12:02 by OOSKAnews Info TOKYO, Japan Hundreds of thousands of people in western Japan affected by devastating floods and landslides are contiuing to struggle this with water outages, while the death toll in the country’s worst rain-related di ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/11/2018 - 12:02

  11. World Cup: Dramatic Fluctuations In Water Use During Crucial Japan Match

    26 Jun 2018- 13:01 by Local Press Report TOKYO The Japan Times Tap water consumption in Tokyo’s 23 wards fluctuated dramatically when Japan’s World Cup match against Colombia was held in Russia on Tuesday night. A sharp increase was seen during halftime a ...

    Local Press Report - 06/26/2018 - 13:01

  12. Japan River: Volcanic Arsenic Detected

    1 May 2018- 11:23 by Local Press Report MIYAZAKI NHK World Officials in southwestern Japan are warning that a recent volcanic eruption may have triggered water pollution. Water from Nagaegawa River became murky following an eruption at Mount Ioyama near t ...

    Local Press Report - 05/01/2018 - 11:23

  13. Fukushima Officials Continue To Struggle With A Million Tons Of Radioactive Water

    30 Apr 2018- 04:24 by Local Press Report TOKYO Wired The tsunami-driven seawater that engulfed Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has long since receded. But plant officials are still struggling to cope with another dangerous flood: the enormous amou ...

    Local Press Report - 04/30/2018 - 04:24

  14. Tokyo Plans Underwater Screens to Improve Bay Water Quality for Olympics

    3 Apr 2018- 07:24 by Local Press Report TOKYO Business Standard The organising committee of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics on Thursday announced that they will experiment with underwater screens in Tokyo Bay, which is scheduled to host the marathon and tr ...

    Local Press Report - 04/03/2018 - 07:24

  15. Japan Inaugurates Large Floating Solar Power Facility

    21 Mar 2018- 07:53 by Local Press Report CHIBA NHK World One of Japan's biggest solar power plants has gone into operation near Tokyo. What makes it different is that it is on the reservoir of a dam. Ecosystems Energy Security Innovation, Infrastruct ...

    Local Press Report - 03/21/2018 - 07:53

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