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  1. Taiwan Residents Again Urged to Store Water Ahead of Latest Typhoon

    27 Sep 2016- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan The Taiwan Water Corporation (TWC) on September 26th once again urged residents of the island to start storing water as a precautionary measure in case the approaching Typhoon Megi causes water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/27/2016 - 10:56

  2. Water Service Restored in Typhoon-Hit Taiwan

    22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan The Taiwan Water Corporation (TWC) announced this week that it has restored water service to 720,000 households in southern Taiwan that lost supply ias a result of Super Typhoon Meranti. As of S ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/22/2016 - 08:39

  3. Kaohsiung Residents Sickened by Inadequately Processed Wastewater

    27 Apr 2016- 08:32 by Local Press Report KAOHSIUNG China Post Kaohsiung City's Water Resources Bureau was asked on Monday to provide answers within two weeks to nearly 330 city residents who sought medical care after inhaling a strange odor from inad ...

    Local Press Report - 04/27/2016 - 08:32

  4. Water Services Restored in Quake-Hit Parts of Tainan

    12 Feb 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Water service will be restored today (February 12th) to parts of Tainan that were affected by the 6.4-magnitude earthquake on February 6th, according to Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs. Th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/12/2016 - 10:10

  5. 6.4-Magnitude Quake Kills 46, Disrupts Power and Water Supply in Southern Taiwan

    8 Feb 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan A 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck southern Taiwan early in the morning of February 6th has killed at least 46 people and injured hundreds, according to government officials. The quake also d ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/10/2016 - 11:11

  6. Taiwanese Residents Protest Planned Factory, Geothermal System Due to Pollution Concerns

    24 Nov 2015- 11:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan About 100 protesters, most of them farmers from the Lujhu and Hunei districts of Kaohsiung, held protests this week against a plan to build a new wire and screw production facility in Hunei. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/24/2015 - 11:18

  7. Slag Landfill Contaminates Water in Kaohsiung

    5 Aug 2015- 09:41 by Local Press Report TAIPEI Taipei Times Environmental campaigner Huang Huan-chang yesterday criticized the Environmental Protection Administration’s (EPA) handling of pollution allegedly caused by a furnace slag landfill said to contai ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2015 - 09:41

  8. Taiwan to Charge Higher Rates for Heavy Water Users in Taipei, Kaohsiung

    28 Jul 2015- 09:37 by Local Press Report TAIPEI Focus Taiwan News Agency The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) is expected to pass a differentiated water-price system on Tuesday to raise water rates for families in Taipei with monthly water consumption ...

    Local Press Report - 07/28/2015 - 09:37

  9. Taiwan Lifts Water Rationing

    9 Jun 2015- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan In the wake of recent rains, and with more precipitation expected, the Taiwanese government this week decided to lift water rationing regimed throughout the island. The Ministry of Economic Affai ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/09/2015 - 10:07

  10. Environmental Officials Investigate Stench in Kaohsiung's Love River

    5 Jun 2015- 09:45 by Local Press Report KAOHSIUNG Focus Taiwan Environmental protection officials on Wednesday collected samples for testing to determine the composition of a dark brown mass that has been floating on the city's Love River for two day ...

    Local Press Report - 06/05/2015 - 09:45

  11. Taiwan Eases Water Rationing in Northern Areas

    12 May 2015- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Taiwan on May 12th lifted third-phase rationing in areas supplied by the Shimen Reservoir, including Taoyuan and New Taipei. The strict rationing regime-- which included rotating water cuts two ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/12/2015 - 10:10

  12. Taiwan Delays Phase-Three Rationing in Kaohsiung

    1 May 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan In the wake of recent heavy rainfall, Taiwan will delay phase-three water rationing in the southern city of Kaohsiung. The rationing was to take effect next week. The Economic Ministry said the r ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/01/2015 - 10:17

  13. Taiwan to Start Strictest Rationing in Kaohsiung Next Week

    29 Apr 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan The Taiwanese government will implement phase-three water rationing-- the strictest regime, which includes rolling water cut-offs-- in the municipality of Kaohsiung next week. Under the rationin ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/29/2015 - 09:59

  14. Taiwanese City Begins Stage 1 Rationing

    9 Dec 2014- 10:41 by Local Press Report KAOHSIUNG Focus Taiwan The southern city of Kaohsiung will begin phase-one water rationing Monday night due to an extended drought around Taiwan. Water pressure will be reduced from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m., which is not e ...

    Local Press Report - 12/09/2014 - 10:41

  15. Drought Threatens Drinking Water Supply, Irrigation in Taiwan

    4 Dec 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Taiwan’s Water Resource Agency announced this week that phase-one water rationing will likely be implemented on more areas of the island, as water shortages due to drought continue. The agency sa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/04/2014 - 10:00

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