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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Fukushima Ice Wall Fails to Freeze

    8 Mar 2018- 07:59 by Local Press Report TOKYO Free Malaysia Today A costly “ice wall” is failing to keep groundwater from seeping into the stricken Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant, data from operator Tokyo Electric Power Co shows, preventing it from remo ...

    Local Press Report - 03/08/2018 - 07:59

  9. Giant Ice Wall Helps Contain Radioactive Fukushima Water

    2 Mar 2018- 12:28 by Local Press Report Tokyo, Japan TheMainichi An underground wall of frozen soil surrounding the stricken Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant that blocks groundwater from flowing into the plant has cut back on the amount of radiation-ta ...

    Local Press Report - 03/02/2018 - 12:28

  10. Fukushima's Tainted Water Seabound?

    28 Feb 2018- 11:27 by Local Press Report FUKUSHIMA Nikkei Asian Review Space for storing treated but still radioactive water is running out at Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Soon, the government and utility Tokyo Electric Pow ...

    Local Press Report - 02/28/2018 - 11:27

  11. The Moss That Removes Lead From Polluted Water

    3 Feb 2018- 08:58 by Local Press Report YOKOHAMA Inside Science A new solution for purifying drinking water polluted with lead could be growing under our feet. Researchers in Japan have discovered a species of moss that can absorb large amounts of lead in ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2018 - 08:58

  12. Tepco Urged to Release Radioactive Fukushima Water Into the Sea

    12 Jan 2018- 08:26 by Local Press Report TOKYO The Japan Times A decision should be made sometime this year over whether to release into the sea water containing radioactive tritium from the crisis-hit Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, the chief of Japan’s n ...

    Local Press Report - 01/12/2018 - 08:26

  13. Still No Consensus on Fukushima Water Answers

    28 Nov 2017- 09:14 by Local Press Report TOKYO The Japan Times More than six years after a tsunami overwhelmed the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, Japan has yet to reach consensus on what to do with a million tons of radioactive water, stored on site ...

    Local Press Report - 11/28/2017 - 09:14

  14. Veolia Wins 20 Year Hamamatsu Contract

    30 Oct 2017- 12:21 by Local Press Report HAMAMATSU Business Insider Following a call for tenders, Veolia, through its subsidiary Veolia Japan, and together with its partners, has been selected by the city of Hamamatsu to manage part of its wastewater and ...

    Local Press Report - 10/30/2017 - 12:53

  15. TEPCO Extends Fukushima Ice Wall

    23 Aug 2017- 08:45 by Local Press Report FUKUSHIMA Kyodo News The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex began work Tuesday to extend an underground ice wall to prevent contaminated water increasing within the facilities. The coolant-f ...

    Local Press Report - 08/23/2017 - 08:45

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