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  1. Military Intervention In Polluted Vaal River Receives Cash Boost

    21 Feb 2019- 09:06 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN News24 The SA National Defence Force's (SANDF) intervention at the severely polluted Vaal River has received a whopping R240m cash injection, the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) heard o ...

    Local Press Report - 02/21/2019 - 09:06

  2. Kenya Graft Probe Will Investigate Dodgy Hyacinth Harvester

    21 Feb 2019- 09:06 by Local Press Report KISUMU The Star The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission is investigating the procurement of a Sh76 million water hyacinth harvester. The machine, procured by Lake Victoria Environment Management Project and funde ...

    Local Press Report - 02/21/2019 - 09:06

  3. Philippines Government Urged To Secure Water Resources Ahead of El Nino

    21 Feb 2019- 09:06 by Local Press Report MANILA Rappler An alliance of business groups and civil society organizations called on the government to immediately ensure water security, after the state weather bureau warned that a "full-blown" El Ni ...

    Local Press Report - 02/21/2019 - 09:06

  4. China Maps Unregistered Yangtze Sewage Outlets

    21 Feb 2019- 09:06 by Local Press Report BEIJING China.org The Ministry of Ecology and Environment, China's top environmental watchdog, has launched a campaign to comb the banks of the Yangtze River to map all sewage outlets and identify any that are ...

    Local Press Report - 02/21/2019 - 09:06

  5. World Bank Report Assesses Container-based Sanitation Solutions

    21 Feb 2019- 09:06 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The World Bank In the face of urbanization, alternative approaches are needed to deliver adequate and inclusive sanitation services across the full sanitation service chain. Container-based sanitation ...

    Local Press Report - 02/21/2019 - 09:06

  6. US Mining Sites Dump Millions Of Gallons Of Untreated Toxic Wastewater Daily

    21 Feb 2019- 09:06 by Local Press Report WARRENTON VA Phys.org Every day many millions of gallons of water loaded with arsenic, lead and other toxic metals flow from some of the most contaminated mining sites in the U.S. and into surrounding streams and p ...

    Local Press Report - 02/21/2019 - 09:06

  7. Phlegmatic Snot? Expert Advice Here.

    20 Feb 2019- 10:50 by Local Press Report CHAPEL HILL NC Science News for Students As long as mucus keeps moving, it does a body good. With certain diseases, though, phlegm becomes too thick to be easily cleared and, in some diseases, people risk suffocati ...

    Local Press Report - 02/20/2019 - 10:50

  8. Chile Files Water Infraction Charges Against Lumina Copper

    20 Feb 2019- 10:49 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Mining.com Chile's Superintendency of the Environment (SMA) filed charges against Lumina Copper on Tuesday for infractions to the provisions established in its Resolutions of Environmental Rating (RCA ...

    Local Press Report - 02/20/2019 - 10:49

  9. Jakarta's Citarum River At Risk From Housing Development

    19 Feb 2019- 06:44 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Tempo Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan voiced his concern and fear of the Meikarta housing project and its effect on the quality of Jakarta’s main water supply, Citarum River. According to Anies, the positio ...

    Local Press Report - 02/19/2019 - 06:44

  10. Cambodia Prepares For Water Shortages

    19 Feb 2019- 06:44 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Phnom Penh Post As the dry season takes hold, the government is preparing to tackle a water shortage in six provinces, according to a senior official at the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology. “ ...

    Local Press Report - 02/19/2019 - 06:44

  11. Netherlands Supports WWF In Seed Funding For Wastewater Projects In Myanmar, Zambia

    19 Feb 2019- 06:44 by Local Press Report THE HAGUE WWF Myanmar and Zambia both face a major stumbling block – not a lack of private sector funds but a lack of viable, sustainable bankable water projects for companies and financial institutions to invest i ...

    Local Press Report - 02/19/2019 - 07:06

  12. Guizhou Province Continues Investment In Safe Drinking Water

    18 Feb 2019- 10:24 by Local Press Report GUIYANG China.org Southwest China's Guizhou Province will continue investment to guarantee safe drinking water for rural residents. The investment will reach 4.5 billion yuan (664 million U.S. dollars) this ye ...

    Local Press Report - 02/18/2019 - 10:24

  13. Shanghai Offers Rewards For Turning In Water Polluters

    18 Feb 2019- 08:07 by Local Press Report SHANGHAI Shine Water pollution is everyone's problem, and city residents are soon to be incentivized to join the fight. From March 1, people who report on any of eight activities including illegal sewage disch ...

    Local Press Report - 02/18/2019 - 08:07

  14. New Functionality Of "Water Risk Filter" Will Encourage Big-Picture Thinking, Actions

    20 Feb 2019- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland International NGO WWF has implemented an upgrade to its Water Risk Filter,  an online tool aimed to help companies and financial institutions mitigate water risk to operations and assets. T ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2019 - 10:08

  15. Yes, It Was Contaminated Farm Water That Caused Romaine Lettuce Crisis

    16 Feb 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report Santa Maria CA Food Safety News The new investigative report about romaine lettuce contamination drew comments Wednesday from both FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb and Deputy Commissioner Frank Yiannas. The report l ...

    Local Press Report - 02/16/2019 - 08:08

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