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Corps Schedules Signing of Partnership Project Agreements

Jul 2, 2015 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District issued the following news release:The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District will enter a Partnership Project Agreement with mayors of several Mississippi communities. This signing, to b...

Water on the way from prison land to Lexington

Jul 2, 2015 By Dale DenwaltThe Journal RecordOKLAHOMA CITY – State Rep. Bobby Cleveland almost had to watch the clock run out on constituents who have no stable water supply.But Wednesday, officials reached a tentative deal to allow a pump on the ground...

SRWMD Fanning Springs Dashboard Goes Live

Jul 1, 2015 The Suwannee River Water Management District issued the following news release:Fanning Springs, a second magnitude spring in Levy County, is continuously monitored by the Suwannee River Water Management District (District) and the data captured ar...

Sri Lanka: World Bank Supports Increased Access to Safe Drinking Water and Improved Sanitation in Sri Lanka

Jul 1, 2015

The World Bank Board has approved a $165 million credit for Sri Lanka to increase access to piped water services and improved sanitation in the Mullaithivu, Kilinochchi, Nuwara Eliya, Badulla, Monoregala, Kegalle and Ratnapura Districts.

EPA orders City of North Las Vegas to safeguard Las Vegas Wash from potential water pollution (NV)

Jul 1, 2015 Release Date: 07/01/2015Contact Information: Soledad Calvino, 415-972-3512, calvino.maria@epa.govSAN FRANCISCO -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued an order to the City of North Las Vegas to take immediate steps to address federal Cl...

Despite gains, 2.4 billion people worldwide still lack basic sanitation – UN report

Jul 1, 2015 United Nation News Center has issued the following news release:United Nations agencies tracking access to water and sanitation targets against the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) warned today that the lack of progress on sanitation threatens...

Schmidt Files Lawsuit Asking Court to Overturn 'Waters of the U.S.' Rule

Jul 1, 2015 The Kansas Attorney General issued the following news release:Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced today that he has joined eight other state attorneys general in a lawsuit asking a federal court to overturn new water regulations that c...

Two More Water Pumps for City

Jul 1, 2015

Harare City Council is set to install two more water pumps at Morton Jaffray Water Treatment Plant starting this Friday under the Zimbabwe Multi Donor Trust Fund (Zimfund), which is expected to ease the city's water woes.

Cal Poly Pomona uses more water than any other CSU campus - Here's how they're cutting back

Jul 1, 2015 POMONA >> Cal Poly Pomona, with its agricultural programs and iconic Arabian horses, uses more water than any other Cal State University, according to officials. But in the midst of a historic statewide drought, Cal Poly Pomona officials are...

Lack of Sanitation for 2.4 Billion People is Undermining Health Improvements

Jul 1, 2015 The United Nations World Health Organization issued the following news release:Lack of progress on sanitation threatens to undermine the child survival and health benefits from gains in access to safe drinking water, warn WHO and UNICEF in a repor...
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