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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. Cape Town Must Save Water to Avoid Major Crisis

    15 Feb 2017- 10:27 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Eye Witness News The Western Cape government has reiterated that Cape Town residents must change their water consumption habits urgently or face a full blown crisis. Dam levels are now below 35%, 10% ...

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

  3. Daesh Blocks Aleppo Drinking Water Access

    15 Feb 2017- 10:27 by Local Press Report DAMASCUS Sputnik News Daesh terrorist group militants again blocked access for Syrian Aleppo residents to drinking water from the Al-Khafsa water treatment facility, the province's governor, Hussein Diyab, ...

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

  4. Ransomware Used to Seize Control of Simulated Water Plant

    15 Feb 2017- 10:27 by Local Press Report ATLANTA, GA Silicon Cyber security researchers at Georgia Tech University have created a new form of ransomware that can take over the controls of simulated water treatment plant, highlighting the vulnerabilities ...

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

  5. Argentina’s Never-ending Environmental Disaster

    13 Feb 2017- 08:37 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES Inter Press News Service Is it possible to spend 5.2 billion dollars to clean up a river which is just 64-km-long and get practically no results? Argentina is showing that it is. Access Corporate Risk ...

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

  6. Saline Intrusion Hits Vatakara Potable Water Supply

    13 Feb 2017- 08:37 by Local Press Report KOZHIKODE The Hindu Contaminated water continues to flow through the Kerala Water Authority (KWA) pipelines in Vadakara municipality. Though the KWA tried to fixed the problem by pumping water from the ...

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

  7. Black Sea Turns Green Near Sevastopol

    13 Feb 2017- 08:37 by Local Press Report SEVASTOPOL Pravda Residents of the city of Sevastopol said that the water in the Round Bay of the Black Sea turned green. The people promptly informed EMERCOM of the phenomenon. "In the waters of the Round Bay ...

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

  8. Archbishop of Cape Town Describes Water "Inequality"

    13 Feb 2017- 08:37 by Local Press Report LONDON Anglican Communion News Service The Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, has said the problem of water supply and sanitation illustrates why South Africa “is one of the most unequal countries in the world ...

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

  9. Report: Mokonyane’s Water and Sanitation Department Bankrupt

    13 Feb 2017- 08:37 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG The South African A new report has exposed minister Nomvula Mokonyane’s department of water and sanitation’s nearly R4.3 billion worth of toxic debt. The report claims Mokonyane’s department is sitting ...

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

  10. Price Rise to Boost Water Security

    7 Feb 2017- 09:58 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE Straits Times Water is set to cost more here, as Singapore seeks to ensure long-term water security in the face of uncertain weather conditions. An increase in water prices will be announced at the ...

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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. Vietnam Addresses Water Security in Context of Climate Change

    3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam The government of Vietnam has announced moves to ensure water resource security amid climate change. The country’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) has “promulgated an action ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/03/2017 - 09:45

  14. Ukraine: Fighting Disables Avdiivka Supply

    3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AVDIIVKA, Ukraine Intense fighting in the Ukraine town of Avdiivka on 29th and 30th January disabled electricity and water, including the Donetsk Filtration Station and a backup reservoir, according to the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/03/2017 - 09:45

  15. Raqqa Water Supply Struck by Syria Coalition

    3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRUT, Lebanon Water supply to Raqqa in northern Syria, which is regarded as the Islamic State / Daesh group's Syrian “capital”, has been cut after suspected coalition raids on the city's main ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/03/2017 - 09:45

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