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  • 11 Jul 2018- 12:02 by OOSKAnews Info TOKYO, Japan Hundreds of thousands of people in western Japan affected by devastating floods and landslides are contiuing to struggle this with water outages, while the death toll in the country’s worst rain-related disaster in decades climbed to at least 176,
  • 7 Jul 2018- 12:55 by Local Press Report MOSCOW The Moscow Times The hospitality of Russian residents in this World Cup season is now expected to extend to public utilities, as residents in host city Samara were asked to shower in pairs to save water for use by visiting fans. Water system
  • 11 Jul 2018- 13:19 by Local Press Report MANILA Water and Waste Digest Daegu City, South Korea has submitted a proposal of co-operation to the Philippines to explore advanced technology for wastewater treatment and water quality systems. The proposal involves a government-to-government agreement to
  • 2 Jul 2018- 08:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Malaysia-based trading conglomerate, Sime Darby, announced June 2 plans to sell its China-based water management business, Weifang Sime Darby Water Management Co. for $68 Million USD. Sime Darby is seeking to rebalance its
  • 2 Jul 2018- 09:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Kazahkstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev last week ratified an agreement between Kazahkstan and China on cooperation in construction of a landslide prevention dam on the cross-border Khorgos River.  An initial construction agreement
  • 29 Jun 2018- 08:43 by Local Press Report SAN BERNARDINO CA Palm Springs Desert Sun The U.S. Forest Service has granted Nestle a new three-year permit to continue operating its bottled water pipeline in the San Bernardino National Forest. The agency announced the decision Wednesday, saying the
  • 27 Jun 2018- 06:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARACAS, Venezuela The Venezuelan military has taken control of, and is profiting from seven major access points in the country's capital, Caracas. Troops and police are also running all public and private water trucks as reservoirs empty and
  • 15 Jun 2018- 11:42 by OOSKAnews Info COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka's National Water Supply and Drainage Board is investing $1.2 Billion USD to increase access to safe drinking water, but high borrowing costs, leaky pipes, and volatile weather may require more alternative financing, a finance
  • 20 Jun 2018- 11:57 by Local Press Report SANTA ROSA CA Chemical & Engineering News In addition to destroying more than 8,000 structures and killing 44 people, the Northern California wildfires in 2017 unexpectedly also caused persistent contamination by the carcinogen benzene in the water
  • 13 Jun 2018- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CANBERRA, Australia Indian mining giant Adani has been accused of seeking to dodge federal scrutiny of its plan to build a pipeline pumping billions of liters of water from the Suttor River in the state of Queensland, 60 percent of which has been
  • 11 Jun 2018- 08:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOSTON MA, United States Research engineers at US's Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a simple, low-cost technology to extract water from water vapor and fog which could become a significant source of clean, safe drinking
  • 11 Jun 2018- 08:45 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW ABC News Water NSW says new dams are not part of its 20 year plan, released this week, which instead looks at other ways of saving water such as piping, channels and mid-river storage points. The NSW Government has looked into the crystal ball to
  • 9 Jun 2018- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The World Bank announced on June 6  that it has approved three loans totalling US$600 Million USD to China to improve water resource management. “Water scarcity is one of the most pressing challenges to China’s sustainable
  • 9 Jun 2018- 11:26 by Local Press Report DURBAN Times Live The army could be deployed on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast where municipal workers have allegedly sabotaged the water system. Premier Willies Mchunu said his office had requested that Cyril Ramaphosa send more security and introduce
  • 9 Jun 2018- 11:26 by Local Press Report READING Evening Standard Thames Water was ordered on Thursday to pay £120 million back to customers after being found to have breached its licence conditions by failing to properly tackle leaks. It was hit with £55 million in automatic penalties for allowing

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