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  • 29 May 2015- 09:44 by Local Press Report APAGA Big News Network An Armenian village whose name translates as "future" could face a waterless future-- and residents are blaming the prime minister. People in Apaga say there was plenty of water five or six years ago, with artesian wells dug
  • 29 May 2015- 09:28 by Local Press Report CHARLOTTE, NC University of North Carolina at Charlotte For years scientists have been aware of the potential problems of antibiotics being present in wastewater, and the research of engineering professor Olya Keen is showing that treatments to clean
  • 29 May 2015- 09:25 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE Asia One Singapore will be looking at what lies beneath its reservoirs to find out how to better maintain them. National water agency PUB plans to conduct a soil study of 10 reservoirs around the island to better understand how water moves between
  • 29 May 2015- 09:15 by Local Press Report WUHAN Xinhua Central China's Hunan, Hubei and Jiangxi provinces will jointly establish a fund to develop urban infrastructure. The fund would support infrastructure projects such as key urban underground pipe utility tunnels, solid waste and water
  • 28 May 2015- 15:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA, United States OOSKAnews Inc. will host the fifth “aquaNOW Audience” during the XVth World Water Congress on Friday, May 29, 2015, from 9:15-10:45BST (4:15-5:45 EDT) at the Edinburgh International Conference Center. OOSKAnews readers and
  • 28 May 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA, United States OOSKAnews Inc. will host the fifth “aquaNOW Audience” during the XVth World Water Congress on Friday, May 29, 2015, from 9:15-10:45BST (4:15-5:45 EDT) at the Edinburgh International Conference Center. OOSKAnews readers and
  • 27 May 2015- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GANDHINAGAR, India India’s Gujarat state is building a new, $82 million USD pipeline to supply water to 501 villages and three cities, including the town of Meghraj, in the state’s tribal Aravalli district. The pipeline will transport water from the
  • 28 May 2015- 11:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LA PAZ, Bolivia A government initiative to clean up a number of key tributaries that flow into Lake Titicaca in western Bolivia kicked off on May 23rd, with participants collecting some four tons of solid waste, authorities said.  Over 1,400 volunteers
  • 28 May 2015- 11:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has given the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) a deadline of July 31, 2015, to complete land acquisition for the Diamer Bhasha Dam, officials told OOSKAnews this week. At a special
  • 28 May 2015- 11:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia Russia will pilot the proposed “River Doctrine”-- which calls for connecting the country’s main water arteries into a single network and increasing hydropower producton-- in the Kostroma region. The proposal was presented at the
  • 27 May 2015- 11:20 by Local Press Report LONDON European Bank for Reconstuction and Development The EBRD is considering providing a sovereign loan to Bosnia and Herzegovina (“BiH”) towards financing of construction of water intake structures at the Plava Voda spring, together with the construction
  • 27 May 2015- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia A growing number of Russian regions are facing water shortages, according to Russian media reports. Water deficits have become particularly acute in the Belgorodsk and Kursk regions, as well as the autonomous republic of Kalmykia and the
  • 27 May 2015- 08:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Two-thirds of the Yemeni population-- some 16 million people-- are currently without access to clean water supply due to the ongoing conflict in the country, international relief group Oxfam warned in a statement this week. “If
  • 26 May 2015- 10:45 by Local Press Report TAIPEI Taiwan Today The latest meeting between the heads of Taipei City-based Mainland Affairs Council and Beijing-headquartered Taiwan Affairs Office concluded May 23 in outlying Kinmen County. Implementation plans for certain measures such as facilitating
  • 26 May 2015- 10:43 by Local Press Report BROWNSVILLE, TX Valley Central The Mexican government has announced plans to release excess water from reservoirs in the state of Nuevo Leon into the lower Rio Grande, actions expected to raise water levels in the border river. Mexico has told the U.S.

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