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  • 24 Nov 2010- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Construction of giant hydropower facilities in the upper reaches of the trans-boundary Amu Darya and Syr Darya rivers threaten a fragile environmental balance in Central Asia, participants heard at an international conference held
  • 25 Oct 2010- 20:58 by Local Press Report MANILA, Philippines All Headline News Rainfall brought by super typhoon Megi, which struck the northern Philippines on October 18, boosted the water level at Angat Dam in Bulacan. After the typhoon, Angat's water level exceeded the critical level of 180
  • 11 Aug 2010- 14:48 by Local Press Report MOSCOW, Russia Voice of Russia China may become the major purchaser of water from Russia 's Lake Baikal. The lake is the source of one-fifth of Russia's water resources. Experts said laying a water pipeline to supply China's northern provinces
  • 9 Aug 2010- 20:58 by Local Press Report MOSCOW Voice of Russia China may become a major purchaser of water from Russia's Lake Baikal. The lake is the source of one-fifth of Russia's water resources. Experts said laying a water pipeline to supply China's northern provinces with Baikal
  • 19 Jul 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Metro Manila will see its two water service providers — Maynilad Water Services Inc. and Manila Water Co. — forced to reduce supply to their customers due to critically low water levels at Angat Dam, which provides about 97 percent
  • 12 Jul 2010- 20:58 by Local Press Report vientiane, laos MCOT (Thailand) Dams on Lao tributaries of the Mekong River do not affect low water levels currently in the Mekong River, according to Laos' Minister of Energy and Mines Soulivong Daravong. He said Laos would abide by international
  • 24 May 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines everal issue advocacy groups joined together to file a petition with the Philippine Supreme Court to halt privatization of Angat Dam's 218-megawatt hydroelectric power plant (HEPP), due to fears that the sale will result in
  • 3 May 2010- 20:58 by Local Press Report MANILA The Philippine Inquirer The Korea Water Resources Corp. (K-Water) submitted the highest bid- $440.8 million USD — to acquire the 218-megawatt Angat hydropower plant project in Bulacan. First Gen Northern Energy Corp submitted the second highest bid,
  • 28 Apr 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report MOSCOW Eurasia Review Leaders of the Baikal Movement sent an appeal to heads of state and leaders of major businesses, asking them to pressure Moscow to save Lake Baikal. The movement had failed to get Prime Minister Vladimir Putin to reverse his decision to
  • 8 Mar 2010- 19:57 by Local Press Report MANILA Manila Bulletin (Philippines) Metro Manila's water supply is manageable, according to Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Horacio C. Ramos. Although the water level of Angat Dam is declining, "The water situation facing Metro Manila
  • 10 Feb 2010- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Lithuania, VILNIUS t-\ n accident at the wastewater treatment plant of Dzukijos Vandenys water management company on January 25-26 caused pollution in the country's largest river, the Nemunas. The exact cause of the accident, as well as a scope of