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  • 21 Jan 2013- 08:14 by Local Press Report JAKARTA The Jakarta Globe Water operator PAM Lyonnaise Jaya has cut its clean water supply to 250,000 customers in Jakarta, after its reservoir was contaminated by oil as a result of the floods. The private company, known as Palyja, said the supply had been
  • 21 Jan 2013- 07:25 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian Anglo American is helping to secure drinking water for communities in one of the driest parts of the world. The company said, "Securing water for our mines and the communities who live close to our operations is one of our strategic
  • African Union (AU) Chair Thomas Yayi Boni has praised Malawi and Tanzania for their efforts to find a peaceful solution to their dispute over ownership of Lake Malawi, also know as Lake Nyasa.
  • Malawian fishermen who live along the shores of Lake Malawi – also known as Lake Nyasa and the subject of a border dispute with neighboring Tanzania – say Tanzanian forces have arrested some of them for fishing in a part of the water body claimed by Tanzania.
  • The Handan Winter Swimming Association, a local NGO, on January 9 took legal action against the company responsible for a toxic chemical spill that threatened drinking water supplies to thousands of homes in northern China. The public interest lawsuit was submitted to Handan Intermediate People's Court in Hebei province.
  • 9 Jan 2013- 08:35 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Renewable Energy Magazine Abengoa has been chosen by Cleanairtech Sudamérica S.A., part of the Compañía Minera del Pacífico (CAP) group, to develop a desalinated water pipeline in Chile. The contract, worth more than $65 million, will supply the
  • China's pollution problem has yet to reach its peak, an environmental expert told a conference in Hong Kong on January 4.
  • Malawi Defense Force (MDF) Commander General Henry Odillo last week assured Malawian citizens living in border areas, including the area around Lake Malawi, that his troops will continually patrol the country’s boundaries and protect residents.