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  1. Lilongwe Water Board to Expand Treatment Plants

    23 Dec 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi The Lilongwe Water Board, the sole water supply authority in Malawi’s capital, will expand its treatment plants as part of a plan to improve the quality of water supplied to low-income areas u ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/23/2015 - 10:13

  2. Egypt Researches Dangerous New Water Weed in Uganda

    23 Dec 2015- 09:39 by Local Press Report KAMPALA Daily Monitor Egypt has offered to research on the control and elimination of giant salvinia molesta, a new water weed, described by experts as worse than the water hyacinth. According Minister of Agricultu ...

    Local Press Report - 12/23/2015 - 09:39

  3. Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi Urges Protection of Biodiversity

    23 Dec 2015- 09:35 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI Khaleej Times The Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi (EAD) released its annual report for 2014, highlighting its efforts and commitment to protecting and enhancing air quality, groundwater, marine water quality ...

    Local Press Report - 12/23/2015 - 09:35

  4. 500,000 Lagos Residents at Risk Due to Sewage Plant Crisis

    21 Dec 2015- 09:05 by Local Press Report LAGOS Leadership News Residents of Iponri Low-Cost Housing Estate, Surulere Local Government Area, Lagos State, on Sunday appealed to the Lagos State Government to save their lives from epidemic that was looming th ...

    Local Press Report - 12/21/2015 - 09:05

  5. Philippines Declares State of Calamity in Wake of Typhoon Melor

    21 Dec 2015- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Philippine President Benigno Aquino III on December 18th declared a state of national calamity in the wake of Typhoon Melor (know in the Philippines as “Nona.”) The storm, which hit the isl ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/21/2015 - 10:08

  6. Brazilian Judge Blocks BHP Billiton, Vale Assets Over Tailings Dam Disaster

    21 Dec 2015- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil A Brazilian judge has blocked the assets of BHP Billiton and Vale, co-owners of the Samarco iron ore mine in Minas Gerais state, to cover damages caused by the tailings dam burst at the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/21/2015 - 10:08

  7. Two New Bottled Water Projects Planned at Lake Baikal

    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. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/21/2015 - 10:08

  8. Karachi Residents Launch New Protests Over Water, Electricity Shortages

    18 Dec 2015- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan Karachi residents took to the streets again this week to protest water and electricity shortages throughout the city. The protesters chanted anti-government slogans and blocked streets, causi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/18/2015 - 10:37

  9. Cholera Outbreak Spreads to Kenya's Dadaab Refugee Camp

    18 Dec 2015- 08:55 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Medecins Sans Frontieres A cholera epidemic that has been spreading in Kenya for over a year has now hit the Dadaab Refugee Camp complex, on the border with Somalia. With the rainy season making already poo ...

    Local Press Report - 12/18/2015 - 08:55

  10. Studies Find High Levels of Mercury in Water Near Bauxite Mines

    18 Dec 2015- 08:44 by Local Press Report BUKIT GOH Malaysia Kini Water from water sources near the bauxite mines in Bukit Goh, Pahang should not be used for drinking even after treatment, said water quality professor Maketab Mohamed. The Universiti Teknol ...

    Local Press Report - 12/18/2015 - 08:44

  11. Informal Water Vendors Can Provide Safe, Affordable Water Services: Study

    17 Dec 2015- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHOENIX, AZ, United States In areas of the world that lack piped water supply, informal vendors can offer a way provide safe, affordable water, according to a new study from the Arizona State University and th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/17/2015 - 10:14

  12. Odisha Water Pollution Blamed on Municipal Waste, Human Activity

    17 Dec 2015- 08:56 by Local Press Report BHUBANESWAR Times of India Forest minister Bikram Keshari Arukh commented in the Odisha assembly on Tuesday that the high level of pollution in the rivers of the state is due to unabated discharge of municipal liqu ...

    Local Press Report - 12/17/2015 - 08:56

  13. Greywater Reuse Safe for Irrigation: Study

    17 Dec 2015- 09:00 by Local Press Report SEDE BOQER American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Researchers at the Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have determined that treated greywater is safe for ...

    Local Press Report - 12/17/2015 - 09:00

  14. Bolivia's Former UN Ambassador Calls Paris Climate Deal a "Death Sentence"

    17 Dec 2015- 09:12 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY Daily Caller “The Paris Agreement is a death sentence for many people,” former climate negotiator for Bolivia Pablo Solón commented on Monday. “A world with temperature increases more than 3 degrees Ce ...

    Local Press Report - 12/17/2015 - 09:13

  15. Five Water Stations Closed in Qena After Oil Spill

    17 Dec 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QENA, Egypt Five water stations in southern Egypt’s Qena governorate have been shut down as a precautionary measure after a 1.5-kilometer oil spill appeared in the Nile River there, according to official news ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/17/2015 - 10:18