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  1. OOSKAnews Announces aquaNOW – the World’s Water Data Engine

    11 Jun 2013- 09:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA, United States International water professionals can now use a web-based engine to exploit the world’s most substantive database of water-related news. AquaNow.info empowers users to deep-search ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/11/2014 - 10:18

  2. Anti-Mining Law to Set Water Protection Precident in El Salvador

    10 Jun 2013- 10:20 by Local Press Report SAN SALVADOR The Guardian A battle against a metal mining industry that has ravaged freshwater supplies in El Salvador shows just how difficult it is for a developing country to build economic alternatives for a wa ...

    Local Press Report - 06/10/2013 - 10:20

  3. Ecuadorian Oil Spill Now Threatens Brazil

    10 Jun 2013- 10:20 by Local Press Report QUITO BBC News Brazil is "on alert" over an oil spill that originated in Ecuador and is travelling downstream towards the Brazilian Amazon. In a statement, the Brazilian foreign ministry said the navy and ...

    Local Press Report - 06/10/2013 - 10:20

  4. Power Outage Causes Water Shortages in Northern Benin

    10 Jun 2013- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COTONOU, Benin Consumers in the municipalities of Karimama, Malanville and Segbana in northern Benin were forced to purchase water from private suppliers last week, in the wake of major water and power cuts in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/10/2013 - 10:10

  5. Peru’s SEDAPAR Signs Water Agreement for $3.5 Billion Cero Verde Mine Expansion

    10 Jun 2013- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AREQUIPA, Peru SEDAPAR, the regional water and sewerage utility in Peru’s Arequipa Province, last week finalized a water agreement with mining company Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold for the $3.5 billion USD ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/10/2013 - 10:10

  6. Cuban Town Is Regularly Flooded With Sewage

    7 Jun 2013- 09:45 by Local Press Report HAVANA Environmental News Service Residents of a port town south of Havana say that their streets are constantly flooded with raw sewage, despite promises by the local authorities to replace damaged pipes. Surgidero ...

    Local Press Report - 06/07/2013 - 09:45

  7. Barrick Gold to Delay All Work at Pascua-Lama Mine Past 2014

    7 Jun 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TORONTO, Canada Canadian-based Barrick Gold, the world’s largest gold miner, announced this week that it would delay any work on both the Chilean and Argentinian sides of its Pascua-Lama gold mine past 2014 bec ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/14/2013 - 14:25

  8. Bangladeshis Ill From Possible Water Contamination

    7 Jun 2013- 09:45 by Local Press Report DHAKA Telegraph Investigators from the government's health ministry were testing the water at the Starlight Sweater Factory for possible contamination, area civil surgeon Syed Habibullah said. The sick workers ...

    Local Press Report - 06/07/2013 - 09:45

  9. Increasing Global Scarcity Causes Market for Membrane Technologies to Rise

    7 Jun 2013- 09:45 by Local Press Report LONDON Water World Membrane treatment technologies-- particularly in America, the Asia-Pacific and Europe-- are on the rise from an increase in global water scarcity as an efficient solution to water purification an ...

    Local Press Report - 06/07/2013 - 09:45

  10. Peruvian Against Newmont Faces Legal Investigation

    7 Jun 2013- 09:45 by Local Press Report LIMA Reuters Legal woes grew for the main opponent of Newmont Mining's $5 billion gold mine in Peru on Thursday as a congressional committee urged the attorney general to investigate him for allegedly misusing ...

    Local Press Report - 06/07/2013 - 09:45

  11. Xiamen Eyes Desalination, Reuse as Major Future Sources of Water Supply

    7 Jun 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent XIAMEN, China The coastal city of Xiamen, also known as Amoy, in China’s Fujian Province is eying desalination to boost water supply and reduce dependence on the Kiulong River. Currently, 80 percent of the city ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/07/2013 - 10:01

  12. Ecuadorian Oil Company to Launch Water Injection Projects

    7 Jun 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador Petroamazonas EP, a unit of state oil company Petroecuador, announced late last week that itplans to increase its reserves by 600 million barrels using enhanced oil recovery (EOR) techniques, pri ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/07/2013 - 10:01

  13. Chinese Concerned About Water Quality, Availability, Reuse: GE Survey

    6 Jun 2013- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHANGHAI, China Chinese people are more concerned about water quality and availability for future generations and show more interest in water reuse than their American and Singaporean counterparts, according to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/07/2013 - 11:03

  14. Bucharest Approves $79 Million Loan for Water Infrastructure

    6 Jun 2013- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Bucharest’s City Hall has approved a $79 million USD loan from EU financial markets to complete the Glina water treatment facility and a drainage channel under the Dambovita River, according ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/06/2013 - 10:10

  15. Oil Spill Could Contaminate Moscow River

    5 Jun 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Over the weekend of 1 and 2 June an oil spill occurred at the construction site of a new shopping and leisure complex in the Moscow Region.  The oil contaminated a flood plain of the Moscow River ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/05/2013 - 10:04

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