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  • 2 May 2014- 09:51 by Local Press Report SHAH ALAM New Strait Times Three water researchers have urged the Selangor government to disclose the status and safety of mine water pumped into the Sungai Selangor Dam for public consumption as it is found to contain heavy metal ions. Universiti Kebangsaan
  • 1 May 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Water rationing for nearly 7 million residents of Malaysia’s Klang Valley came to an end at the end of April, according to the Selangor state government. “The state government had informed [Selangor water works] Syabas to abide by
  • 1 May 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan The Toktogul Reservoir, located on the Naryn River in Kyrgyzstan, is currently holding only 8.5 billion cubic meters of water, rather than the 19 billion cubic meters it should be holding, and this could lead to serious water
  • 23 Apr 2014- 10:22 by Local Press Report KUALA LUMPUR Bloomberg Businessweek Malaysia’s severe drought in the first three months of 2014 will have a negative impact on palm oil production into early 2016 even after rain returned in the second half of March, industry researcher Oil World predicted.
  • 22 Apr 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYZYLORDA, Kazakhstan At least 52 soldiers contracted dysentery after drinking tap water at a military garrison in the Kazakh city of Kyzylorda earlier this month. Authorities in Kyzylorda province officially confirmed last week that the outbreak at the
  • 21 Apr 2014- 09:53 by Local Press Report KUALA LUMPUR The Malay Mail Online Water supply rationing for the first, third and fourth stage of the plan is expected to end on April 30. Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor (Syabas) Corporate Communications and Public Affairs assistant general manager,
  • 17 Apr 2014- 10:00 by Local Press Report KOTA KINABALU The Borneo Post The people of Penampang are not happy with the plans to construct the Kaiduan Dam, said Moyog assemblyman Terence Siambun yesterday. He said the people of the district had petitioned to protect the forests and places that would
  • 17 Apr 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev this week approved the national water resources management program for 2014-2020, the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources said on April 15. The program is worth more than $45 billion USD.
  • 16 Apr 2014- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor (Syabas), the government-owned water supplier in Malaysia’s Selangor state, announced this week that it was extending three of the four water rationing plans that have in place since February. Syabas
  • 8 Apr 2014- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARAGANDA, Kazakhstan Water utilities in Kazakhstan are asking the government for authorization to discharge more polluted wastewater into rivers, saying they are tired of “draconian demands” and fines imposed by environmentalists. At a meeting of
  • 2 Apr 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Malaysia’s National Water Services Commission (SPAN) announced this week that the fourth phase of its water rationing program in Selangor, Putrajaya and Kuala Lumpur will be implemented starting April 4. Talks on possible phase
  • 27 Mar 2014- 10:37 by Local Press Report ALMATY Tengri News Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev has met his Kyrgyz counterpart Almazbek Atambayev in Almaty, Kazakhstan's largest city, Tengrinews.kz reports, citing President Nazarbayev's Press Service. The two heads discussed
  • 26 Mar 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OSKEMEN, Kazakhstan Water levels in rivers in East Kazakhstan province have risen significantly in the last few days, flooding cities and overwhelming drinking water and sewerage systems, according to local authorities. The province’s administrative
  • 21 Mar 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan/STOCKHOLM, Sweden The United Nations Water (UN-Water) program and the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) marked this year's World Water Day by announcing winners of major awards from each organization. UN-Water on March 21
  • 14 Mar 2014- 10:06 by Local Press Report KUALA LUMPUR New Straights Times The delay in getting water supply in some places in the current water rationing exercise could be due to the high location of some areas and the pumping system. "Monitoring will be carried out at such places to ensure

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