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  • 27 Mar 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report VIENNA International Atomic Energy Agency The theme of World Water Day 2017 —Why waste water? —highlights the importance of conserving our limited freshwater resources. As more of the world’s population moves to urban areas, water conservation and reuse are
  • 27 Mar 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report DAR ES SALAAM All Africa The government has directed regional authorities countrywide to initiate a special campaign that will sensitize the community to harvest rain water and address shortages. The directive was issued in Dar es Salaam yesterday by the
  • 27 Mar 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report HONG KONG South China Morning Press Direct water usage in Hong Kong has risen 17 per cent per person over the past two decades, but resource management experts warn the impact of the city’s indirect consumption is far greater. It is estimated that each
  • 27 Mar 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post The Royal Irrigation Department (RID) will next month reduce water volumes being released from four major dams in the Chao Phraya River basin to save water for next year's dry season. RID director-general Sanchai Ketworrachai said
  • 27 Mar 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY UNICEF Press Center Some 600 million children – or 1 in 4 children worldwide – will be living in areas with extremely limited water resources by 2040, according to a UNICEF report released on World Water Day. The report, Thirsting for a Future:
  • 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 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 DAMASCUS Sputnik News Daesh terrorist group militants again blocked access for Syrian Aleppo residents to drinking water from the Al-Khafsa water treatment facility, the province's governor, Hussein Diyab, said Wednesday. Access Conflict Disasters Food
  • 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 ATLANTA, GA Silicon Cyber security researchers at Georgia Tech University have created a new form of ransomware that can take over the controls of simulated water treatment plant, highlighting the vulnerabilities than can be found in industrial control
  • 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 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

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