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  • 1 Dec 2008- 19:59 by Local Press Report Pakistan, karachi The News International (Pakistan) At least 1,000 private tankers have been supplying contaminated water from private hydrants to thousands of consumers in the city, according to sources in the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board. The tankers,
  • 17 Nov 2008- 23:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, karachi Natural freshwater lakes are becoming toxic because of mega drainage projects such as Left Bank Outfall Drainage and Right Bank Outfall Drainage, according to experts and environmentalists. Speaking at a seminar on "Government
  • 25 Aug 2008- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, LAHORE L ahore is likely to see a rise in waterborne diseases due to contaminants mixing with its water supply. The water quality in the city is expected to deteriorate unless preventive measures are taken immediately. There have been several
  • 20 May 2008- 08:40 by Local Press Report PRAGUE, Czech Republic European Commission, Environment DG — Cutting sulfur-based pollution can reduce nitrate output from forest watersheds, according to new research from the Czech Republic. Increased nitrogen entering forest ecosystems due to human
  • 20 May 2008- 03:35 by Local Press Report PRAGUE, Czech Republic European Commission, Environment DG — Cutting sulfur-based pollution can reduce nitrate output from forest watersheds, according to new research from the Czech Republic. Increased nitrogen entering forest ecosystems due to human
  • 5 May 2008- 23:41 by Local Press Report PRAGUE, Czech Republic Xinhua (China)/Czech Happenings- The Czech Republic is providing funds for basic supplies including water, food and medicine for survivors of the cyclone that devastated parts of Myanmar last week. The government is providing funds
  • 7 Apr 2008- 21:37 by Local Press Report Pakistan, LAHORE Daily Times (Pakistan) — Uncovered sewerage drains running through the city pose a potential danger to human health, according to an official of the Environment Protection Department. Sixteen large uncovered drains that could cause disease
  • 17 Mar 2008- 20:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, karachi- The Indus River and lakes and canals receiving water from it are highly polluted, which raises questions about health, environment and biodiversity in the area, according to the Sindh Environmental Protection Agency. In its report on