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  • 1 Aug 2016- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN UDE, Russia Widespread reports of blue-green algae growth on the shores of Lake Baikal in Buryatia have prompted Russia’s Ministry of Natural Resources to order the Federal Environmental, Industrial and Nuclear Supervision Service (Rosprirodnadzor)
  • 10 Jun 2016- 11:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN UDE, Russia Chinese investors have confirmed plans to build a 2-million-cubic-meter per year drinking water plant on Russia's Lake Baikal. The project involves construction of a plant to extract and treat floodwater, as well as a customs and
  • 18 May 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN UDE, Russia Water levels in Lake Baikal, the world’s largest freshwater body, have started rising after dropping for more than a year-and-a-half and hitting record lows earlier this month, according to Russia’s Federal Agency for Water Resources.
  • 1 Mar 2016- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN-UDE, Russia Wells located some 300 kilometers away from Baikal, the world’s largest freshwater lake, are drying up as the lake’s water levels continue to drop, according to the local natural resources ministry. It is the first time wells so far away
  • 21 Dec 2015- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN UDE, Russia Two new projects to bottle water from Lake Baikal are being planned in Russia's Buryatia region. The bottled water will be exported to South Korea and China, the Siberian Times reported. One project, being developed by Baikal
  • 25 Mar 2014- 10:09 by Local Press Report MONROVIA The News The Managing Director of the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation (LWSC) says the provision of safe drinking water to citizens is a human right issue that needs attention by all stakeholders in the country.Charles B. Allen said unless clean
  • 15 Jan 2014- 10:07 by Local Press Report MONROVIA Front Page Africa Delegates from Europe, America and Africa working in the WASH sector are holding a two day strategy WASH intervention meeting in Liberia. The meeting, according to a newsletter is intended to prepare and support organizations in
  • 12 Aug 2013- 10:01 by Local Press Report MONROVIA The Informer A week-long integrity training for stakeholders in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector--said to be rocked by rampant corruption--kicked off in Monrovia last week, bringing together about 30 participants from Gambia, Liberia