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  • 15 Mar 2019- 11:45 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI APN News Experts have called upon the central government to draft a national water ATM policy aimed at the adoption of state-of-the-art IoT technology and a services approach rather than a hardware approach to optimize the operations of millions of
  • 15 Mar 2019- 11:53 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE Eurasianet The site where the clashes have broken out have seen regular outbreaks of violence over the years. Disagreements have stemmed out of a failure to coordinate shared use of basic resources, such as irrigation water from rivers running
  • 15 Mar 2019- 11:53 by Local Press Report HANOI The Business Times Vietnam coffee prices fell this week amid weakness in global robusta, as local farmers continued to face water shortage, while Indonesia witnessed supply build up and muted trade. Drought has hit 300 hectares of crops, mostly coffee
  • 15 Mar 2019- 09:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Environmental damage to the planet is so extensive that people’s health will be increasingly threatened without immediate urgent action. More than 250 scientists from more than 70 countries have participated in the preparation of a
  • 15 Mar 2019- 09:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Environmentalists have sharply criticized US President Trump’s propsed 2020 budget that seeks deep cuts in funding for the Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), the government department responsible for saguarding the
  • 15 Mar 2019- 11:53 by Local Press Report MIAMI FL Bloomberg Miami-Dade is built on the Biscayne Aquifer, 4,000  square miles of unusually shallow and porous limestone whose tiny air pockets are filled with rainwater and rivers running from the swamp to the ocean. The aquifer and the infrastructure
  • 15 Mar 2019- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Info NAIROBI, Kenya The government of China's actions in restoring urban rivers have been described by the UN Human Settlement Program (UN-Habitat) as a good example for other countries where rapid development of cities has impacted the health of fresh water
  • 14 Mar 2019- 12:04 by Local Press Report MANILA ABS CBN News The construction of China-funded Kaliwa Dam in Infanta, Quezon could provide another source of water amid the shortage in parts of Metro Manila, the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) said Wednesday. MWSS Administrator
  • 14 Mar 2019- 12:04 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The National The impact of years of conflict-related environmental damage in Syria will have long-term repercussions on the livelihoods of civilians that urgently need to be mitigated, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) warned on the side
  • 14 Mar 2019- 12:04 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Standard The conflict pitting Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA), which has developed a Sh1.6 billion hydro-power project on Gura River, and Tetu Aberdare Water and Sanitation Company Limited (Teawasco) has been going on for a while. Teawasco
  • 14 Mar 2019- 12:04 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Eyewitness News The City of Cape Town has dismissed an African National Congress (ANC) lawsuit to have increased water tariffs scrapped as a political ploy. The Democratic Alliance-run City of Cape Town is not fazed by the ANC's legal
  • 13 Mar 2019- 11:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland Strategic Foresight Group (SFG), an India-based international think-tank engaged in crafting new policy concepts that enable decision makers to prepare for a future in uncertain times, has released a monthly Bulletin which covers
  • 13 Mar 2019- 06:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARACAS, Venezuela Intensifying the ongoing political crisis in Venezuela, a power black out has put operations of water utilities at risk. Caracas began to “go dry” March 11with water services almost nonexistent in large parts of the capital. The
  • 12 Mar 2019- 08:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia The Johor branch of the Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM, Malaysia United Indigenous Party), has appealed to Singaporeans to urge their government to review the existing water agreement between Malaysia and Singapore. "I
  • 11 Mar 2019- 05:59 by Local Press Report HARARE Bulawayo 24 News Harare City Council says it is limiting running water to two days a week due to a drier-than-normal rainy season as criticism mounted over the move. The aim of water-rationing is to help distribute water equally among Harare residents

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