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IS 'Water War' Dries Marshes In Southern Iraq

Jun 29, 2015 By Joanna ParaszczukJune 28, 2015In the 1990s, Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein drained the marshes of southern Iraq in order to punish the indigenous Shi'ite tribes that opposed him after the first Gulf War.The desiccation of the marshes destroyed w...

Sri Lanka to get USD165mn credit to up access to piped water servicers

Jun 29, 2015 Sri Lanka, June 29 -- The World Bank Board has approved a 165 million US dollars credit for Sri Lanka to increase access to piped water services and improved sanitation in the Mullaithivu, Kilinochchi, Nuwara Eliya, Badulla, Monoregala, Kegalle an...

Hyflux makes mark in Saudi market

Jun 29, 2015 The company will build 10 modular units, which will incorporate its Kristal ultrafiltration membrane technology for seawater reverse osmosis desalinationSingapore-based Hyflux Group, one of the world's leading technology-driven environmental compa...

Storm yuck alert: Heavy rain often sends untreated sewage into lake

Jun 29, 2015 Extreme heat alerts, extreme cold alerts, smog days and storm warnings: The government issues all kinds of notices about conditions that can affect your health, but an environmental charity wants to add one more to the list.Lake Ontario Waterkeepe...

Egypt- 12 new water sanitation projects completed in new cities: Housing Ministry

Jun 28, 2015

The Ministry of Housing declared the completion of 83 drinking water and sanitation projects, along with 112 sanitation projects in villages on 30 June, according to a ministry press statement Saturday.

DAISUKE MINAKATA WINS POWE AWARD FROM ORAU

Jun 28, 2015 The following information was released by Michigan Technological University:One of the greatest needs facing mankind today is the safety and availability of water. Water scarcity driven by climate change and other factors presents major challenges...

Right2water citizens’ initiative: Commission must act, say MEPs

Jun 28, 2015 European Union has issued a following press release:The European Commission’s weak response to the first EU citizens’ initiative (ECI) petition, on the “Right2Water”, could discredit the ECI system, warn Environment Commit...

GOV. DAUGAARD ANNOUNCES $23.7 MILLION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECTS

Jun 27, 2015 The following information was released by the office of the Governor of South Dakota:Gov. Dennis Daugaard says the state Board of Water and Natural Resources has approved $23.7 million for water and waste projects. The board met Thursday in Pierre.

Farmers suffer as reservoirs dry upPrayut unveils six govt strategies #124to alleviate water shortages

Jun 27, 2015 The Sunday NationWith the North and Northeast suffering from severe drought, rice fields in Roi Et's Suwannaphum district were parched yesterday as water levels were far too low in four local reservoirs for irrigation. Also, farmers outside the ir...

DAISUKE MINAKATA WINS POWE AWARD FROM OAK RIDGE ASSOCIATED UNIVERSITIES

Jun 27, 2015 HOUGHTON, Mich., June 25 -- Michigan Technological University issued the following press release:One of the greatest needs facing mankind today is the safety and availability of water. Water scarcity driven by climate change and other factors pres...
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