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  • 13 Dec 2010- 23:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Indian water infrastructure company VA Tech Wabag and Japan's Sumitomo Corporation signed an agreement to partner for large water infrastructure projects. The alliance will allow Sumitomo to boost its global water infrastructure
  • Daicel Chemical Industries Ltd. is planning to bring its water purification systems to China and Southeast Asia. The systems use cellulose acetate water treatment film and a series of processing steps to pre-treat and disinfect water. In Japan they are used to purify water following natural disasters, but in China and elsewhere they could be used to improve everyday water quality for housing complexes and hotels. Source: AsiaPulse
  • 7 Dec 2010- 07:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Finnish company Outotec Oyj won the contract to build a $92.6 million USD water treatment plant in the Eastern district of Ampara in Sri Lanka. The project will provide drinking water to about 75 percent of the population. It is the
  • 10 Nov 2010- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states T omas, a strong Category 1 storm that tore through the Caribbean last week, has left several parts of the region facing possible shortages of clean drinking water and sanitation. St. Lucia was hardest hit, with Prime
  • 3 Nov 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states Most of the world's rivers, which serve as much as 80 percent of the human population, or about 5 billion people, are threatened by multiple environmental stressors, including agricultural runoff, pollution and invasive
  • 3 Nov 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Integration of data and more incentives for corporations to disclose water risks are key to bridging the water use "knowledge gap," according to experts participating in panel discussions at the Center for
  • 3 Nov 2010- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states Most of the world's rivers, which serve as much as 80 percent of the human population, or about 5 billion people, are threatened by multiple environmental stressors, including agricultural runoff, pollution and invasive
  • 3 Nov 2010- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Integration of data and more incentives for corporations to disclose water risks are key to bridging the water use "knowledge gap," according to experts participating in panel discussions at the Center for
  • 1 Nov 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states Most of the world's rivers, which serve as much as 80 percent of the human population, or about 5 billion people, are threatened by multiple environmental stressors, including agricultural runoff, pollution and invasive
  • 1 Nov 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Integration of data and more incentives for corporations to disclose water risks are key to bridging the water use "knowledge gap," according to experts participating in panel discussions at the Center for
  • 1 Nov 2010- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states Most of the world's rivers, which serve as much as 80 percent of the human population, or about 5 billion people, are threatened by multiple environmental stressors, including agricultural runoff, pollution and invasive
  • 1 Nov 2010- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Integration of data and more incentives for corporations to disclose water risks are key to bridging the water use "knowledge gap," according to experts participating in panel discussions at the Center for
  • 27 Oct 2010- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Some 109 million Russians, 75 percent of the nation's population, are connected to a central water supply system, Boris Gryzlov, speaker of the State Duma lower house of Russia's Parliament said last week during the Clean Water
  • 25 Oct 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China's natural water resources, especially in rural areas, naturally contain high levels of heavy metals like arsenic, fluoride and iron. There is also a rise in rural water pollution coming from industrial waste, old and
  • 20 Oct 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, AZ, NOGALES T he International Outflow Interceptor (IOI) sewage pipeline on the Mexico-US. border, which carries more than 13 million gallons of waste a day, was punctured last week. The pipeline is spilling an estimated five to six

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