water weblog; Water News: 8. 2015

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China faces grave water pollution challenges
Eco business, 28 August, 2015

Water Nobel winner seeks water rights for people
Eco business, 27 August, 2015

Japanese toilet giant flipping open lid on new museum
Channel NewsAsia, 27 August, 2015

Sydney dam spills as flood clean-up continues
BBC, 27 August, 2015

Thirsty West Asia faces worsening water stress
The Asian Age, 27 August, 2015

Fiji government prepares for worst as El Niño takes hold
Radio New Zealand International, 26 August, 2015

Central Asia Must Unite to Revive the Aral Sea
The Diplomat, 25 August, 2015

Singapore increases potable water supply to Johor amid dry spell
Channel NewsAsia, 22 August, 2015

Cyanide in waters near China blast site 277 times acceptable level - government report
Channel NewsAsia, 20 August, 2015

Central Asian glaciers thaw fast with warming in threat to hydro power, farms
Sydney Morning Herald, 18 August, 2015

Price of water, unchanged since 2000, not due for an adjustment: MEWR
Channel NewsAsia, 18 August, 2015

El Niño: Why now is the time to act
CNN, 17 August, 2015

India faces confluence of water management issues
Asia Times, 17 August, 2015

Vietnamese plea to Thailand: Don't divert the Mekong
AsiaOne, 17 August, 2015

Taipei city govt to blame for dirty tap water
AsiaOne, 13 August, 2015

Tajikistan’s sectoral reform must prioritize sanitation and drinking water for most vulnerable – UN expert
UN News Centre, 12 August, 2015

Mekong Delta's largest waste water facility opens
Eco business, 11 August, 2015

Desperate Java residents rely on water deliveries as lifeline
AsiaOne, 9 August, 2015

Flood water recedes back in disaster-hit areas in Myanmar
AsiaOne, 8 August, 2015

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'A starting point' for Māori water rights
Radio New Zealand, 7 August, 2015

Developing Asian nations warned on water access
Public Finance International, 6 August, 2015

Myanmar appeals for international assistance for flood relief
The Sydney Morning Herald, 6 August, 2015

Myanmar villagers face floods with just sandbags for protection
The Japan Times, 6 August, 2015

Several Pacific countries warned of drought threat
Radio New Zealand International, 6 August, 2015

Hong Kong on alert as more homes find excessive lead in water
The Straits Times, 6 August, 2015

PM Lee watching Singapore's water stocks closely
Channel NewsAsia, 5 August, 2015

Indonesia to increase water distribution in drought-hit areas
Channel NewsAsia, 5 August, 2015

Shanmugam discusses “issue relating to water” with Malaysian counterpart
Channel NewsAsia, 4 August, 2015

'Unprecedented' low levels of water at key Johor reservoir: Vivian Balakrishnan
Channel NewsAsia, 4 August, 2015

ADB environment expert predicts heat waves next summer
The Hindu, 4 August, 2015

Pahang residents see red over bauxite mining
The Straits Times, 4 August, 2015

Deadly floods leave trail of destruction across southern Asia
The Guardian, 3 August, 2015

EBRD invests in Tajikistan’s energy sector
International Water Power & Dam Construction, 3 August, 2015

Uzbeks Slam Tajikistan's Misleading Dam Claims
EurasiaNet, 3 August, 2015

Jakarta gears up for fight against forest blazes
AsiaOne, 2 August, 2015

Rio pledges cleaner waters for Olympics next year
Channel NewsAsia, 1 August, 2015

Rains bring relief to farmers at Chao Phraya River
AsiaOne, 1 August, 2015

20 students awarded National Environment and Water Scholarship
Channel NewsAsia, 31 July, 2015