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27 Apr 2017 - 06:52 - NEW DELHI - Local Press Report
An Indian politician who attempted to cover a dam in sheets of polystyrene has been left red-faced after his bizarre water-saving scheme backfired. Tamil Nadu state minister Sellur K.
27 Apr 2017 - 06:52 - NEW YORK, NY - Local Press Report
Since 2010, the cholera epidemic in Haiti has directly affected 805,000 people and taken the lives of more than 9,480 [official figures as of 11 March 2017].
27 Apr 2017 - 06:52 - GURGAON - Local Press ReportDry water bodies in the Aravalli range in Gurgaon and Faridabad will be replenished through tankers this summer by the Haryana forest department to prevent wild animals from straying into human settle
27 Apr 2017 - 06:52 - PALM SPRINGS, CA - Local Press Report
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27 Apr 2017 - 06:52 - HAVANA - Local Press Report
Cuba is experiencing one of its worst droughts in 100 years.
27 Apr 2017 - 06:52 - BEIJING - Local Press Report
Efforts to tackle water pollution in China remain uneven with some areas worsening in 2016, while heavy metals and other pollutants continued to accumulate in Chinese soil, the Ministry of Environm
27 Apr 2017 - 06:52 - SHANGHAI - Local Press ReportAll Shanghai wastewater treatment plants are on a deadline to be upgraded, with an improvement program scheduled to start in September 2017.
27 Apr 2017 - 06:52 - PORT OF SPAIN - Local Press Report
Residents across the country are complaining they have problems accessing water even as the Public Utilities Minister says there's no water shortage.
27 Apr 2017 - 06:52 - CAPE TOWN - Local Press Report
The City of Cape Town has confirmed the city’s feeder dams only have enough water left for 88 days. Residents have been asked to lower their water usage to 600 million litres per day, previously 70
27 Apr 2017 - 06:54 - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OOSKAnews Correspondent
27 Mar 2017 - 10:05 - LILONGWE, Malawi - OOSKAnews Correspondent27 Mar 2017 - 09:52 - RAQQA - Local Press Report
Fighting at a dam in Syria held by the Islamic State group has put the water barrier at risk of a catastrophic collapse, a technical source said.27 Mar 2017 - 09:52 - LONDON - Local Press Report
A plan to extract millions of litres of water out of a Unesco world heritage site, send it by pipe to the coast and ship it to foreign markets for bottling has ignited a campaign over water resourc27 Mar 2017 - 09:52 - CHRISTCHURCH - Local Press Report
A conservation trust manager angry at Environment Minister Nick Smith's swimmable river stance has challenged him to a boxing match - with the loser to "frolic" in one of Christchurch's most pollut27 Mar 2017 - 09:52 - NEW YORK NY - Local Press Report
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.27 Mar 2017 - 09:52 - NEW DELHI - Local Press Report
This week, India demonstrated two very different approaches towards sharing water resources with its neighbours.27 Mar 2017 - 09:52 - KOLKATA - Local Press Report
With Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina scheduled to be in India from April 7 to 10, the Centre has said that all stakeholders, including Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, will be taken “on boar27 Mar 2017 - 09:52 - LAHORE - Local Press Report
India can never skip the proposed World Bank-mediated negotiation process as such parleys are very much part and parcel of mechanism defined under the Indus Waters Treaty, said a senior official on27 Mar 2017 - 09:52 - LONDON - Local Press Report
Thames Water has been fined a record £20m after pumping 1.9 billion litres of untreated sewage into the River Thames.27 Mar 2017 - 09:52 - BANGKOK - Local Press Report
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.