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  • 4 Apr 2020- 09:09 by Staff- Water Diplomat HARBIN, China The 28 March overflow of a Molybdenum mine tailings dam in China's north east Heilongjiang Province has been curtailed, after the second highest level of environmental emergency response in China had been triggered, but contaminated
  • 22 Jun 2015- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE A high-level panel at last week's Singapore International Water Wweek (SIWW) Technology and Innovation Summit (STIS) in Singapore, moderated by Black & Veatch Water Business President Cindy Wallis-Lage, looked at wastewater solutions
  • 3 Jul 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE Fifth in a series, “Conversations With Water Leaders,” conducted by OOSKAnews in association with  Singapore International Water Week. Dr. Corrado Sommariva In this edition, Dr. Corrado Sommariva, President of International Desalination
  • Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) has become a de facto solution for many water issues, but it sometimes results in negative outcomes and has shut out alternative thinking, International Water Management Institute (IWMI) theme leader Mark Giordano told participants at the Innovations in Water Policy Workshop in Singapore last week.
  • While there are plenty of new water-related technologies that work well in developed countries, a key challenge for developing countries is how to choose the right ones and implement them well, according to a Singapore International Water Week Hot Issues workshop on Application of Technologies in Developing Countries, held on July 1.
  • Nearly half of China’s 87,000 dams and reservoirs could be at risk of collapse, according to a report released this month by environmental watchdog Probe International. And China is currently building more than 130 large dams in its western region, an area containing some of the Earth’s largest and most active seismic fault systems, the report warns.
  • 11 Apr 2012- 09:45 by Local Press Report TORONTO Toronto Star Full Story- Oyu Tolgoi, the copper and gold mine, co-owned by Vancouver-based Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. and the Mongolian government, is expected to balloon the Central Asian country’s GDP — an estimated $13.28 billion in 2011 — by more than 30
  • 9 Mar 2009- 20:57 by Local Press Report CHENGDU Channel News Asia Lien Aid, the Singapore Water Association and Borouge have worked to help solve water problems in China's quake-hit Sichuan province. To provide water to the province, water from nearby rivers and mountains was filtered through
  • 8 Oct 2007- 20:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, CHENNAI, India, China — It is the longest-running river-water sharing dispute in India, and perhaps one of the oldest such disputes globally: The neighboring states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu in southern India have been engaged in a prolonged
  • 17 Sep 2007- 23:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China — China is increasingly asking its citizens to blow the whistle on industrial polluters. That's in stark contrast to two years ago, when authorities sought to cover up a major chemical spillage. When the 9 million residents of Harbin