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  1. Morocco to Play Key Role in Africa’s Access to Water and Sanitation

    15 Feb 2017- 10:27 by Local Press Report SKHIRAT Morocco World News Speaking at the opening of the African Water Association conference in Skhirat, the General Director of the Moroccan Office of Electricity and Drinking Water (ONEE), Ali Fassi Fihri, ...

    Local Press Report - 02/15/2017 - 10:27

  2. Oglala Sioux Sue Army Corps of Engineers over Water Rights

    15 Feb 2017- 10:27 by Local Press Report BISMARCK, ND Rapid City Journal Fearing contamination of its drinking water, the Oglala Sioux Tribe has entered the legal fray against the Dakota Access pipeline. Attorneys working for the tribe filed a lawsuit ...

    Local Press Report - 02/15/2017 - 10:27

  3. OOSKAnews Voices: Valuing Water as the Business Case for Stewardship

    15 Feb 2017- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LANCASTER, PA OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/15/2017 - 10:30

  4. Tech Capital Looks Underground for Answers to Water Shortage

    13 Feb 2017- 08:37 by Local Press Report BENGALURU Cityscape This city of 11 million, formerly known as Bangalore, is home to India’s software giants and its startups, as well as multinationals such as Samsung, Oracle and Amazon. com. The growing tech ...

    Local Press Report - 02/13/2017 - 08:37

  5. Indonesia to Issue Regulation on Water Level Monitoring Systems to Tackle Forest Fires

    7 Feb 2017- 09:58 by Local Press Report PULANG PISAU Channel NewsAsia Indonesia will soon issue a regulation to make it compulsory for land concession owners to install water level monitoring systems to ensure the peatlands are kept moist. The Peatland ...

    Local Press Report - 02/07/2017 - 09:58

  6. Could Restoring Ancient Water Tanks Help Build Peace in Sri Lanka?

    7 Feb 2017- 09:58 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian After almost three decades of civil war, Sri Lanka has the daunting task of nurturing cohesion in its multi-faith and multi-ethnic community while also addressing the increasing impacts of ...

    Local Press Report - 02/07/2017 - 09:58

  7. OOSKAnews Voices: We’ll Always Have Paris (and Marrakesh): Implementing a Water and Climate Action Agenda

    6 Feb 2017- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, OR, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/06/2017 - 10:26

  8. African Water Facility Supports Rwanda to Maximize Water, Sanitation Investments

    7 Feb 2017- 09:58 by Local Press Report ABIDJAN African Development Bank The African Water Facility (AWF) provided a grant of close to €2 million to the Government of the Republic of Rwanda to support the development of a 25-year national water supply and ...

    Local Press Report - 02/07/2017 - 09:58

  9. Water Commission Hearing: Karachi Mayor Requests Inclusion

    3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by Local Press Report KARACHI Dunya News Karachi mayor Waseem Akhtar, submited an application on Thursday to be made a party in water commission hearing. He said that funds worth millions have been released for cleaning of water drainage ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2017 - 09:45

  10. Demand for Desalinated Water Puts Pressure on Gulf Ecosystems

    3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI The National Domestic consumption of desalinated water in the region is not only carbon-intensive but contributes to making the Arabian Gulf one of the world’s most salty and potentially most uninhabitable ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2017 - 09:45

  11. Climate Change, Peru: 20 Dead as Floods Replace Droughts

    3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by Local Press Report LIMA Trends Latino Severe droughts gripping Peru have given way to some of the country’s most devastating downpours in decades, catching authorities off guard as they scramble to contain the kind of floods that ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2017 - 09:45

  12. USAID’s 2015 Water Activities Reviewed

    2 Feb 2017- 12:35 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC New Security Beat According to their recent report, Safeguarding the World’s Water the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) invested $499,995,179 in water-related programming in 54 ...

    Local Press Report - 02/02/2017 - 12:35

  13. Water Scarcity Discusses at Sustainability Forum

    30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN SABC News Water scarcity has dominated discussions at the 6th World Sustainability Forum being held in Cape Town. With millions of people across the world living with acute water shortages, experts say a ...

    Local Press Report - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

  14. Town Mayor Blocks Samarco Restart

    30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by Local Press Report SANTA BARBARA Hellenic Shipping News The Brazilian city of Santa Barbara declined to sign off this week on a plan for Samarco to continue to use water from a nearby river. Without the approval, Samarco won’t be ...

    Local Press Report - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

  15. China Pollution Audit Finds Billions Mis-used

    30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by Local Press Report SHANGHAI Business Insider China's audit office found that 17.6 billion yuan ($2.56 billion) earmarked for water pollution prevention work in 2016 was not effectively used. Corporate Risk Environment Pollution ...

    Local Press Report - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

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