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The Dead Sea is dying

Aug 28, 2015 The Dead Sea, occupied West Bank - On the Dead Sea's coast in the occupied West Bank, Israeli settlers, Palestinians and tourists make the downhill trek from the former waterline to its new resting place. The Dead Sea, a unique body of water mark...

1ST TRAINING PROGRAM ON PRADHAN MANTRI KRISHI SINCHAI YOJNA FOR all INDIA SERVICES OFFICERS HELD ON AUG. 24

Aug 27, 2015 NEW DELHI, Aug. 24 -- The government of India issued the following news release:The Inauguration program of the First Training Program on Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojna(PMKSY) for All India Services Officers (IAS/IFS) , was held at National W...

Aqua America Q2 net income increases

Aug 27, 2015 Operating revenues for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015 were $205.76 million, compared to $195.31 million for the same quarter ended June 30, 2014. Net income attributable to common shareholders for the six months ended June 30, 2015 was $10...

As Papua New Guinea faces worsening drought, a past disaster could save lives

Aug 27, 2015 Prevention Web has issued the following news release: For more than one million people across rural Papua New Guinea, 1997 was a year that will never be forgotten. Drought and frost caused hundreds of deaths: in some very remote communities, th...

Purifying contaminated water with crab shells

Aug 27, 2015 Selangor, Malaysia, Aug 27, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Scientists in Malaysia have found that crab shells are effective in removing copper and cadmium from contaminated waters.Copper and cadmium exist naturally in the environment, but human activitie...

UA Public Health Researchers Work to Keep U.S. Food Crops Safe

Aug 27, 2015 The University of Arizona's Health Science Center issued the following news release:Working to keep U.S. food crops safe, a team of researchers from the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and College of Agricultu...

UNECE at World Water Week 2015

Aug 27, 2015 The United Nations Economic and Social Council's Economic Commission for Europe issued the following news release:Every summer, Stockholm becomes the world's water capital during World Water Week, which is being celebrated from 23 to 28 August thi...

Atlas Copco supports water project in Malawi

Aug 27, 2015 Starting October 2015, Water for All will finance the installation of infrastructure and facilities that promote clean water, sanitation and hygiene in about a dozen villages and communities in southeastern Malawi, benefiting some 28 000 loca...

Philippines: SC sets deliberations on petition to stop water rate hike on Sept. 1

Aug 27, 2015 The Supreme Court (SC) has set on Sept. 1 the deliberations on the petition to stop the government from paying Manila Water Company (Manila Water) and Maynilad Water Corp. (Maynilad) for their claims for losses amounting to PhP79 billion, which wa...

Governor Christie Signs Legislation Providing $1.94 Billion for Critical Drinking Water and Infrastructure Resiliency Projects Across New Jersey

Aug 27, 2015 Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., issued the following news release:Furthering his commitment to the environment and modernizing critical New Jersey infrastructure, Governor Chris Christie signed legislation authorizing up to $1.94 billion in state fin...
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