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  • 18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH The Phnom Penh Post The government on Thursday issued a statement raising concerns of a drought, as El Nino threatens to cast a prolonged dry spell when it hits the Kingdom in April and May. Temperatures are forecast to soar up to 42 degrees
  • 18 Jan 2019- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia Villagers's in Zambia's Copper Belt are still waiting to find out whether their water contamination claim against a mining subsidiary of Vedanta Resources will be held in the United Kingdom or Zambia. The claimants are alleging
  • 18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Jacaranda FM Both the Organization for Outing Tax Abuse (OUTA) and the Water Shortage South Africa (WSSA) believe the failure by the Department of Water and Sanitation to establish a regulator could lead to a crisis. Outa’s Water and Environment
  • 18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report BERLIN Insurance Journal After a prolonged summer drought, the bustling traffic at one of the shallowest points on the Rhine ground to a halt for nearly a month late last year, choking off a critical transport artery. The impact damped Germany’s industrial
  • 18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report GAZA CITY NPR News The White House has blocked an emergency effort to finish major U.S.-funded school, water and sewage projects in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. In the West Bank, a nearly complete multimillion-dollar sewage network in Jericho will have to
  • 18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report CANBERRA Mirage News State and territory governments are urged to apply for a share of 500 Million AUD ($360 Million USD) for new water infrastructure projects, which have the potential to transform regional communities and economies. Deputy Prime Minister
  • 18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Express Tribune Recharging our water aquifers is one way to help contend with our impending water crisis. Back in 2016, the Punjab government began a four-year project for recharging aquifers as part of its groundwater management and to develop
  • 18 Jan 2019- 09:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Former Pepsico CEO Indra Nooyi is being tipped for the Presidency of the World Bank Group (WBG). Officials of the administration of US President Donald J Trump, including his daughter and senior adviser Ivanka Trump, will
  • 18 Jan 2019- 08:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan Giant state-run Russian energy company Inter RAO Group has offered to invest $2 Billion USD in Pakistan water and power sector projects, including the Mohmand dam on the Swat River. Inter RAO Engineering is one of the largest Russian
  • 18 Jan 2019- 07:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA announced January 16 that Pará State Secretary for Environment and Sustainability (SEMAS) has determined that operations at Alumina do Norte do Brasil S.A. (Alunorte) can now resume.
  • 18 Jan 2019- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COPENHAGEN, Denmark A new report by the European Environment Agency examines which chemicals continue to pose significant risks to the environment, especially when present in water. Findings suggest that prevention and reduction of some hazardous
  • 18 Jan 2019- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZURICH, Switzerland New research comparing tree growth activity to climate variation has concluded that “across the vast majority of the land surface, trees are becoming more limited by water (stress)". The study by tree scientists compares annual
  • 17 Jan 2019- 13:01 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA Ethio.org Gidabo Dam, a 1.66 billion birr irrigation dam project, constructed in Gidabo dam at bordering areas of Oromia Regional State, Gigi Zone, and SNNP region in Sidama Zone, will be inaugurated next week. The construction work of the
  • 17 Jan 2019- 13:01 by Local Press Report BARNAUL Tass News Agency Scientists of Altai State Technical University (AltSTU) have won a grant of the Russian Fundamental Research Fund and China’s National Natural Science Fund for 2019-2020, according toVladimir Khmelyov Doctor of Technical Sciences,
  • 17 Jan 2019- 13:01 by Local Press Report OSOGBO Blueprint Billions of naira worth of water projects in Osun and Ogun states have failed to materialize or are in bad shape after being abandoned or poorly executed, according to investigation. The projects were awarded between 2012 and 2016 for over

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