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  • 29 Sep 2016- 07:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Taipei on September 27th halted water withdrawals from reservoirs supplying the city after heavy rains and mudslides brought by Typhoon Megi caused high turbidity levels. The storm has killed four people and injured 329 others. According
  • 22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan The Taiwan Water Corporation (TWC) announced this week that it has restored water service to 720,000 households in southern Taiwan that lost supply ias a result of Super Typhoon Meranti. As of September 16th, all pipeline reconnections
  • 2 Aug 2016- 08:41 by Local Press Report STEPNOGORSK Kazakh TV Stepnogorsk Pipe Plant is one of the largest enterprises of the national market that adjusted production of new products. Nowadays, the plant produces the highest quality pipe with diameter of over one meter. Thus, the product range
  • 18 Jul 2016- 09:38 by Local Press Report TAIPEI Focus Taiwan Some 350,000 households in southern Taoyuan were without water Friday after a major pipeline broke during a maintenance operation, Taiwan Water Corp. (TWC) said. A new pump fell while it was being hoisted by a crane and smashed onto an
  • 15 Jun 2016- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Thanks to recent rains that have filled its reservoirs, Taiwan now has a stable supply of water to last until August, the Taiwanese Ministry of Economic Affairs said on June 14 th. “According to our assessments of the reservoirs, there
  • 12 Feb 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Water service will be restored today (February 12th) to parts of Tainan that were affected by the 6.4-magnitude earthquake on February 6th, according to Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs. The National Fire Agency said some 30,000
  • 8 Feb 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan A 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck southern Taiwan early in the morning of February 6th has killed at least 46 people and injured hundreds, according to government officials. The quake also damaged water pipes in Tainan, disrupting
  • 12 Jan 2016- 08:35 by Local Press Report TAIPEI China Post Underflow water collection pipes installed last year has successfully eased the water deficiency problem in Kaohsiung, Taiwan Water Corporation has announced. Per mandate given by the Executive Yuan, Taiwan Water Corporation carried out
  • 25 Feb 2015- 09:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan The electronics, chemical, base metal, textile, petrochemical and pulp and paper industries are expected to be hardest hit when the Taiwanese government implements phase-two water rationing on February 26th, the Ministry of Economic
  • 2 Feb 2015- 09:41 by Local Press Report TAIPEI Want China Times Parts of northern Taiwan already subject to water rationing will likely face further water supply restrictions after the Lunar New Year holiday if the catchment of the main reservoir serving the area continues to drop amid low rainfall
  • 7 Jan 2015- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALMATY, Kazakhstan A new filtration plant started operations last week in Almaty, Kazakhstan’s former capital and the country's largest city. The plant was built as part of the city’s efforts to improve drinking water quality and guarantee
  • 18 Dec 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The collapse of the Russian rouble has lowered the price of water exports to neighboring Kazakhstan, and as a result Kazakhstan is getting an additional 9.5 million cubic from the Volga River, according to Kazbek Kenzhigaliyev,
  • 4 Dec 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Taiwan’s Water Resource Agency announced this week that phase-one water rationing will likely be implemented on more areas of the island, as water shortages due to drought continue. The agency said Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan and Banqiao
  • 29 Oct 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHYMKENT, Kazakhstan Drinking water supplied from 16 newly built waterworks facilities in South Kazakhstan Province is unfit for human consumption, according to the South Kazakhstan Prosecutors’ Office. Participants at an October 24th public hearing in
  • 21 Oct 2014- 11:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Toleutay Rakhimbekov, head of Kazakhstan’s National Chamber for the Housing and Utilities Sector, has warned Kazakh citizens against purchasing water meters made in Western Europe, saying these devices often break down because of the

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