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  • 15 Feb 2017- 10:27 by Local Press Report Ahmedabad News18 The industrial cluster around Tata Motors' Nano plant witnessed a major clash on Tuesday when a rally of farmers protesting against allocation of water to industries from a Narmada dam canal was dispersed by police using force. Access
  • 15 Feb 2017- 10:27 by Local Press Report SKHIRAT Morocco World News Speaking at the opening of the African Water Association conference in Skhirat, the General Director of the Moroccan Office of Electricity and Drinking Water (ONEE), Ali Fassi Fihri, noted that this African Water Summit, one of the
  • 15 Feb 2017- 10:27 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Eye Witness News The Western Cape government has reiterated that Cape Town residents must change their water consumption habits urgently or face a full blown crisis. Dam levels are now below 35%, 10% lower than the same period last year. Access
  • 15 Feb 2017- 10:27 by Local Press Report JALAPA Yahoo News A 16th-century church in Oaxaca, Mexico, has resurfaced from a reservoir thanks to a severe drought. The church was first submerged when the dam was built in the 1960s. It has since then re-emerged partially every year, but it has been
  • 15 Feb 2017- 10:27 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Daily Nation Falling water levels in Lake Turkana due to development of dams in Ethiopia are threatening food supplies in a part of Kenya where drought is already causing hunger, the non-governmental organisation Human Rights Watch warned on Tuesday.
  • 15 Feb 2017- 10:27 by Local Press Report LONDON The Independent Californians who were ordered to evacuate due to a threat from the tallest dam in the United States can now safely return to their homes and businesses may reopen, a county sheriff said on Tuesday. Climate Corporate Risk Ecosystems
  • 15 Feb 2017- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LANCASTER, PA OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for organizations and individuals to promulgate their
  • 13 Feb 2017- 08:37 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Times of India In the hottest-ever year of 2016, a team of top climatologists began research in the Indian Himalayas, one of the coldest regions in the world, believing it won't remain the same. Their aim was to map permafrost, the ground that
  • 13 Feb 2017- 08:37 by Local Press Report SAN ANTONIO, TX KSAT 12 News The United States’ relations with Mexico continues to sour as President Donald Trump pushes back on issues like immigration. However, for places like Texas, water also remains a point of contention for the two countries. &quot
  • 13 Feb 2017- 08:37 by Local Press Report BENGALURU Cityscape This city of 11 million, formerly known as Bangalore, is home to India’s software giants and its startups, as well as multinationals such as Samsung, Oracle and Amazon. com. The growing tech sector symbolizes urban India’s upward mobility
  • 13 Feb 2017- 08:37 by Local Press Report SEVASTOPOL Pravda Residents of the city of Sevastopol said that the water in the Round Bay of the Black Sea turned green. The people promptly informed EMERCOM of the phenomenon. "In the waters of the Round Bay, an unknown substance colored the sea water
  • 13 Feb 2017- 08:37 by Local Press Report LONDON Anglican Communion News Service The Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, has said the problem of water supply and sanitation illustrates why South Africa “is one of the most unequal countries in the world.” The Archbishop also described the problem
  • 7 Feb 2017- 09:58 by Local Press Report PULANG PISAU Channel NewsAsia Indonesia will soon issue a regulation to make it compulsory for land concession owners to install water level monitoring systems to ensure the peatlands are kept moist. The Peatland Restoration Agency (BRG) revealed that the
  • 7 Feb 2017- 09:58 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Forbes Water has always been a major cause of wars and border conflicts in the Central Asian region. Modern history of the region has been fueled with various ethnic and territorial clashes. Apparently, the main catalysts behind conflicts have
  • 7 Feb 2017- 09:58 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian After almost three decades of civil war, Sri Lanka has the daunting task of nurturing cohesion in its multi-faith and multi-ethnic community while also addressing the increasing impacts of climate change. Local researchers, however,

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