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  1. Flood-hit Maguindanao Wary of Water Hyacinth

    7 Feb 2017- 09:58 by Local Press Report MAGUINDANAO The Philippine Star Officials are bracing for frequent flooding in Maguindanao due to the massive growth of water hyacinths now blocking the flow of rivers that spring from the Liguasan Delta. ...

    Local Press Report - 02/07/2017 - 09:58

  2. Government Scouts for New Sources as Shortage Threatens

    15 Nov 2016- 07:57 by Local Press Report MANILA Business Mirror The government is now identifying possible raw-water sources for Metro Manila, after the University of the Philippines National Engineering Center warned of a water shortage starting next ...

    Local Press Report - 11/15/2016 - 07:57

  3. Angat Dam Rehab by February 2018

    10 Nov 2016- 13:14 by Local Press Report NORZAGARAY Malaya Business Insight The Angat Hydropower Corp. (AHC) said that the contract for the P1 billion second phase of the rehabilitation of the Angat dam here was signed with Hanjin Heavy Industries. “The ...

    Local Press Report - 11/10/2016 - 13:14

  4. Red Cross Details Progress Three Years After Typhoon Haiyan Hit Philippines

    11 Nov 2016- 08:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Three years after Typhoon Haiyan-- the strongest typhoon to make landfall in the Philippines’ recorded history-- the Philippine Red Cross and partners reported progress in supporting ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/11/2016 - 08:15

  5. Two-year Delay Seen in Kaliwa Dam Project

    7 Nov 2016- 03:19 by Local Press Report MANILA Business World Metro Manila’s new water source will be ready two years later than scheduled after the change in leadership altered key details of the project, including the implementing government agency. ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2016 - 03:19

  6. ADB, UNICEF Sign Cooperation Agreement to Improve Water, Sanitation, Hygiene in Schools in Western Region

    4 Nov 2016- 12:39 by Local Press Report MANILA The Financial The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and United Nations Children Funds (UNICEF)–Mongolia signed a cooperation agreement to improve water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) in schools and dormitories ...

    Local Press Report - 11/04/2016 - 12:39

  7. No Threatening Crisis in Metro Manila

    3 Nov 2016- 13:14 by Local Press Report MANILA The Philippine Star There will be no looming water crisis in Metro Manila in the next four years as the government assures that it will avert the dreaded scenario of an insufficient supply in the National ...

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

  8. Maynilad Considers Third Treatment Plant

    3 Nov 2016- 13:14 by Local Press Report MANILA The Philippine Star West Zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services Inc. is eyeing the construction of a third Putatan treatment plant by 2019 at a cost of approximately P4 billion for an initial capacity of ...

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

  9. Water Crisis Looms in Metro Manila

    1 Nov 2016- 10:10 by Local Press Report MANILA Inquirer.net According to Maynilad Water Services Inc. president and CEO Romancito Fernandez, disaster risks—the 49-year-old Angat reservoir system sits on the West Valley Fault in Bulacan province—and ...

    Local Press Report - 11/01/2016 - 10:10

  10. ADB Loan Will Fund India Water Pumps

    5 Oct 2016- 11:25 by Local Press Report MANILA Clean Technology Business Review The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing a $200m loan for the installation of energy efficient LED lights and water pumps across India. The aim is to install about 1.5 ...

    Local Press Report - 10/05/2016 - 11:25

  11. Manila Water Gets Japan Letter of Credit

    4 Oct 2016- 11:50 by Local Press Report MANILA Business World Ayala-led Manila Water Co. will tap Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd. to provide a letter of credit for the performance bond it will submit to Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) ...

    Local Press Report - 10/04/2016 - 11:50

  12. Philippines Suspends Multiple Nickel Producers

    28 Sep 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Thirty mines in the Philippines, including 18 nickel producers, have either been suspended or recommended for suspension for environmental violations in a government crackdown that has ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/28/2016 - 10:34

  13. Bad Tap Water in Kills Child in Manila Relocation Site

    12 Sep 2016- 07:12 by Local Press Report BOCAUE Inquirer.net The death of a child from sever diarrhea after drinking what may have been contaminated water has rallied more families in St. Martha's resettlement site behind a campaign for improved ...

    Local Press Report - 09/12/2016 - 07:12

  14. Fourth Cholera Patient in South Korea

    7 Sep 2016- 05:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea A fourth South Korean cholera patient appears to have been infected with the waterborne virus during a recent trip to the Philippines, health authorities said on Monday. South Korea's ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/07/2016 - 05:53

  15. ADB Highlights Improvements in Water Security

    6 Sep 2016- 06:44 by Local Press Report MANILA Millennium Post An Asian Development Bank report published in 2016 has highlighted improvements in water security in Asia and Pacific regions in the last three years. The report, Asian Water Development ...

    Local Press Report - 09/06/2016 - 06:44

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