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  1. Reopening The World's Schools Post-COVID; The WASH Challenge

    13 Aug 2020- 07:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States 43 Percent of schools around the world lacked access to basic handwashing with soap and water in 2019, casting some doubt on the safety of operations during and post-COVID pandemic. A ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:23

  2. Thailand: Government Establishes National Command Centre To Address Forty-Year Drought

    11 Jan 2020- 08:39 by Staff- Water Diplomat Bangkok, Thailand Water shortages in Thailand have become increasingly acute even in advance of the hottest season of the year which typically begins in March. The country’s Meteorological Department has warned ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:17

  3. Trinidad Authority Says Water Is Safe

    9 Oct 2014- 10:20 by Local Press Report PORT OF SPAIN Trinidad Express Point Fortin residents need not worry about the taste of their water since recent tests conducted have shown the water is safe to drink. Yesterday a news release from the Water and Sew ...

    Local Press Report - 10/09/2014 - 10:20

  4. Biwater Wins Water Treatment Plant Project in Philippines

    18 Aug 2014- 10:18 by Local Press Report SURREY Biwater In the Philippines, Biwater have been awarded a project to design and construct a 10 million litres per day (MLD) water treatment plant for the district of Solano in the province of Nueva Vizcaya, wh ...

    Local Press Report - 08/18/2014 - 10:18

  5. 200 Millionth Patient Treated for River Blindness in Uganda

    18 Aug 2014- 10:13 by Local Press Report KAMPALA New Vision At least 200 million people have been treated for river blindness in endemic countries in Africa and Latin America, under a campaign to eliminate the debilitating disease. The 200 millionth patie ...

    Local Press Report - 08/18/2014 - 10:13

  6. Thailand's Tap Water Safe for Consumption

    15 Aug 2014- 10:12 by Local Press Report BANGKOK National News Bureau of Thailand The Provincial Waterworks Authority has reiterated that tap water in Thailand is safe to drink and its production is in line with the World Health Organisation (WHO) standar ...

    Local Press Report - 08/15/2014 - 10:12

  7. LUAS Says There Is Enough Water for Dry Spell

    19 Jun 2014- 10:19 by Local Press Report SHAH ALAM Malaysian Digest Efforts to find alternative water sources by the Selangor government have been carried out since the last El Nino in 2005, with 19 mining ponds gazetted as protected areas in 2009. The Al ...

    Local Press Report - 06/19/2014 - 10:19

  8. Iraq Launches 61 Water Projects

    28 May 2014- 10:14 by Local Press Report BAGHDAD Al-Shorfa The Iraqi government said Tuesday (May 27th) it has launched 61 projects worth 800 billion Iraqi dinars ($687 million) to construct modern water networks in a number of cities per World Health Org ...

    Local Press Report - 05/28/2014 - 10:14

  9. Modern Water Installs Metal Monitors in Argentina

    18 Mar 2014- 09:54 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES Modern Water Modern Water plc (AIM:MWG), the owner of leading water technologies for the production of fresh water and monitoring of water quality, has installed multiple trace metal monitors in Argent ...

    Local Press Report - 03/18/2014 - 09:54

  10. Zimbabwe Council Assures Water Meets International Standards

    15 Oct 2013- 09:58 by Local Press Report HARARA The Herald Harara City Council has assured residents that the water it pumps into homes meet World Health Organisation standards and is safe to drink, challenging those doubting to carry out tests with city ...

    Local Press Report - 10/15/2013 - 09:58

  11. Illegal Gold Mining Exposing Peruvians to Mercury

    11 Sep 2013- 10:23 by Local Press Report LIMA The Guardian Indigenous children in Peru's south eastern Amazon, an area where tens of thousands of illegal gold miners operate, have unsafe mercury concentrations over three times the level of their non- ...

    Local Press Report - 09/11/2013 - 10:23

  12. Sudan Flood Victims Climb to 320,000: WHO

    23 Aug 2013- 09:49 by Local Press Report KHARTOUM Sudan Tribune The World Health Organisation (WHO) has put the number of people affected by the recent Sudan flood crisis at 320,000- significantly higher than official figures released so far. According to ...

    Local Press Report - 08/23/2013 - 09:49

  13. Mounting Sewage in Syrian City Causing Flesh-eating "Aleppo Boil" Disease to Spread

    24 Jun 2013- 09:58 by Local Press Report ALEPPO Daily Mail Rebels fighting to hold Syria's economic hub from government forces are facing an enemy their AK47's cannot target. A virulent flesh-eating disease known as 'Aleppo boil' is sw ...

    Local Press Report - 06/24/2013 - 09:58