water weblog; Water News: 2. 2015

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Anxious China quietly opens 1st canal of massive waterworks project
The Asahi Shimbun, 13 February, 2015

In world’s poorest slums, landfills and polluted rivers become a child’s playground
PBS, 12 February, 2015

China is lead contributor to plastic trash in oceans, study says
LA Times, 12 February, 2015

City expands wastewater treatment plant
News Asia One, 12 February, 2015

6,000 evacuated in Jakarta after floods
The Straits Time, 11 February, 2015

Wanted clean air and water for Delhi
Eco-Business, 11 February, 2015

Papuan mountains key to Australia’s fresh water supply
SciDevNet, 10 February, 2015

Environmental CSR must make business sense: Vivian Balakrishnan
Channel NewsAsia, 10 February, 2015

Disaster-prone communities should help plan infrastructure to weather storms
Reuters, 10 February, 2015

India on way to developing more drought-resistant variety of rice
Food navigator-asia, 10 February, 2015

Study reveals scale of water crisis in areas of Pakistan
Phys Org, 9 February, 2015

The current of discord on the Mekong
East Asia Forum, 7 February, 2015

West Bengal village sells safe drinking water
AsiaOne, 6 February, 2015

Water pipe busts near Commonwealth MRT station
Channel NewsAsia, 6 February, 2015

Thai crops suffer worst drought in 15 years
The Straits Times, 5 February, 2015

Happy Toilets at Preschools programme aims to make restrooms safer, cleaner
Channel NewsAsia, 4 February, 2015

Drought-hit Pakistan turns to solar water treatment
News24, 2 February, 2015

China turns fecal sludge to ‘black gold’
Bangkok Post, 2 February, 2015

Open defecation free India: Behavior change is the key
India.com, 1 February, 2015

Water Philippines 2015 to welcome over 7000 industry professionals
eTN, 1 February, 2015

Red Cross continues recovery efforts in Kelantan
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 1 February, 2015