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  • 19 Sep 2018- 08:49 by Local Press Report BRASILIA Hydro World The National Water Agency of Brazil (ANA) is suspending the granting of rights to use water resources for new hydro projects in the Pantanal region until May 2020. This decision will affect projects that did not begin commercial
  • 19 Sep 2018- 08:49 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN IOL News While the strategy of flush toilets has led to significant reduction of the outbreak of water-borne diseases, it is wasteful. On-site or dry sanitation systems are not popular among users, even though they remain the most prevalent
  • 19 Sep 2018- 08:49 by Local Press Report NEW YORK UNICEF An estimated 6.3 million children under 15 years of age died in 2017, or 1 every 5 seconds, mostly of preventable causes, according to new mortality estimates released by UNICEF, the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations
  • 19 Sep 2018- 08:49 by Local Press Report MUMBAI India Today The dark clouds of drought are looming large over Marathwada and Vidarbha region of Maharashtra due to prolonged dry spell that threaten Kharif crops. According to the government officials, if the rains do not pick up over next few weeks,
  • 19 Sep 2018- 08:49 by Local Press Report GREENSBORO Supply Chain Wrangler has signed an agreement for its denim fabric to be produced later this year with a new foam-dyeing process that will eliminate 99% of the water typically used in the indigo-dyeing. The company said it is the first brand to
  • 19 Sep 2018- 08:49 by Local Press Report BERLIN Deutsche Welle Berlin has had no significant rainfall since February and temperatures have been warmer than average since April. "The system that we have has never experienced what we're now experiencing. The system isn't meant for this
  • 18 Sep 2018- 11:02 by Local Press Report DADU Daily Times Hundreds of growers on Monday (September 17) staged a hunger strike in front of the Dadu press club, Dadu, Sindh Province, in protest against the Irrigation Department officials over lack of water flow to many arteries of irrigation canal,
  • 18 Sep 2018- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Info LONDON, UK The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has signed a new $29 Million USD loan to Romania’s regional operator of water and wastewater utility S.C. RAJA S.A. (RAJA). The loan agreement, signed by the development bank's President
  • 18 Sep 2018- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Info PRINCETON NJ, United States Researchers have warned that while China’s use of coal-based synthetic natural gas is, on one hand, favorable, on the other, will increase carbon emissions and water demand, especially in regions in China that already have high per
  • 18 Sep 2018- 08:07 by Local Press Report QUETTA The Nation Director General National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Balochistan Mirza Muhammad Irfan Baig on Thursday took notice of corruption in three water desalination plants costing more than Rs1 billion for the people in Pasni, Jeevani and Gadani
  • 18 Sep 2018- 08:07 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK Windhoek Observer In a shock move which is likely to worsen the central region’s water woes, government has opted to construction its own desalination plant using proceeds from the N$10 billion that it has requested from China. The long-term move,
  • 18 Sep 2018- 07:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CANBERRA, Australia Indian mining giant Adani's plan to build a 61 kilometer pipeline to pump up to 12.5 billion liters of water a year from a river in drought-stricken Queensland has come closer to realization after Australia’s Federal Government
  • 18 Sep 2018- 08:07 by Local Press Report Kerman Eghtesad Online Pistachio farmers in Kerman Province have incurred losses of 30 trillion rials ($227 million) so far in the current Iranian year (started March 21) due to a drastic decline in production, the head of Northern Kerman Agricultural Jihad
  • 18 Sep 2018- 08:07 by Local Press Report MANILA PhilStar The government’s non-approval of a P13-billion water treatment plant in Laguna Lake may result in water shortage in Metro Manila by 2021. Manila Water chief operating officer Geodino Carpio said the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System
  • 18 Sep 2018- 08:07 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD DAWN Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday took suo motu (on its own initiative) notice of the exploitation of water resources by mineral water companies operating in the country, and sought data regarding water usage by these

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