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  • 15 Feb 2017- 10:27 by Local Press Report BISMARCK, ND Rapid City Journal Fearing contamination of its drinking water, the Oglala Sioux Tribe has entered the legal fray against the Dakota Access pipeline. Attorneys working for the tribe filed a lawsuit Monday in U.S District Court in Washington
  • 15 Feb 2017- 10:27 by Local Press Report JALAPA Yahoo News A 16th-century church in Oaxaca, Mexico, has resurfaced from a reservoir thanks to a severe drought. The church was first submerged when the dam was built in the 1960s. It has since then re-emerged partially every year, but it has been
  • 13 Feb 2017- 08:37 by Local Press Report KOZHIKODE The Hindu Contaminated water continues to flow through the Kerala Water Authority (KWA) pipelines in Vadakara municipality. Though the KWA tried to fixed the problem by pumping water from the Peruvannamoozhi reservoir, residents have complained
  • 7 Feb 2017- 09:58 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE Straits Times Water is set to cost more here, as Singapore seeks to ensure long-term water security in the face of uncertain weather conditions. An increase in water prices will be announced at the upcoming Budget, said Minister for the Environment
  • 7 Feb 2017- 09:58 by Local Press Report PARIS Channel News Asia French wastewater treatment company Suez announced on Tuesday (Feb 7) it had been awarded a contract to design an artificial wetland to clean water from a petrochemical industrial zone outside Shanghai. Corporate Risk Ecosystems
  • 7 Feb 2017- 09:58 by Local Press Report LAHORE The Tribune Turkish investors have expressed keen interest in investing in schemes related to water provision, wastewater management and housing across Punjab. In a meeting with Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, the Turkish delegates praised the
  • 7 Feb 2017- 09:58 by Local Press Report COLOMBO Economy Next France will train senior staff of Sri Lanka’s water utility to better manage water resources and reduce waste at a time it is coping with a severe drought amid modernisation of decades-old pipelines and treatment plants. Access
  • 7 Feb 2017- 09:58 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Kathmandu Post Expressing concern over the pipelines damaged due to the ongoing road expansion drive, the Ministry of Water Supply and Sanitation (MoWSS) has sought Rs 310 million to repair them. The ministry has also warned that water supply
  • 7 Feb 2017- 09:58 by Local Press Report COIMBATORE The New Indian Express The officials of the Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage (TWAD) Board and the Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation (CCMC) might get some relief, as the Kerala government is likely to give permission to draw water from
  • 3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AVDIIVKA, Ukraine Intense fighting in the Ukraine town of Avdiivka on 29th and 30th January disabled electricity and water, including the Donetsk Filtration Station and a backup reservoir, according to the United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF). The
  • 3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRUT, Lebanon Water supply to Raqqa in northern Syria, which is regarded as the Islamic State / Daesh group's Syrian “capital”, has been cut after suspected coalition raids on the city's main pipeline. "After coalition air strikes, the
  • 3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by Local Press Report KARACHI Dunya News Karachi mayor Waseem Akhtar, submited an application on Thursday to be made a party in water commission hearing. He said that funds worth millions have been released for cleaning of water drainage system. To this, the water commission
  • 3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI The National Domestic consumption of desalinated water in the region is not only carbon-intensive but contributes to making the Arabian Gulf one of the world’s most salty and potentially most uninhabitable bodies of water, experts say. Access
  • 3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by Local Press Report CHIKKAPADASALAGI The Hindu Underlining the need for conserving water, Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs and Minor Irrigation T.B. Jayachandra has said that only around 13 tmcft of water was available in all reservoirs in the State for drinking
  • 2 Feb 2017- 11:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The latest issue of “Development Advocate Pakistan”, a United Nations Development Program report, describes water associated problems as among the key challenges faced by the country. “Pakistan’s water profile has changed drastically