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Santa Clara Valley Water District announces advanced purification plant

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“Last year was the driest year of record. January 2014 was the driest January of record. This is now our third dry year and it’s very alarming,” Deputy Administrative Officer Teresa Alvarado of the Santa Clara Valley Water District told ethnic media.

Posted: March 3rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

JICA tests water-purifying equipment for use by ‘Yolanda’-hit areas


A Japanese technology that could turn contaminated water into safe, potable water is now being pilot-tested by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in a typhoon-hit area of northern Cebu province.

Posted: January 9th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

UN: Millions in the Visayas still hungry

A survivor of “Yolanda” breaks into a smile of relief as she welcomes a care package from President Aquino at the Palo municipal hall in Leyte province. The President visited areas devastated by the supertyphoon a week ago to reassure victims of government support. FILE PHOTO

There may still be millions of people in the Visayas who have yet to receive any assistance 10 days after Supertyphoon “Yolanda” swept across nine regions of the Philippines, the United Nations said on Monday.

Posted: November 19th, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

US group completes Calamba water system


Members of a volunteer group based in California have completed water projects in a village in Calamba City, Laguna province, in their continuing search for projects to reduce, if not eliminate, waterborne diseases in the world.

Posted: October 26th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Asia-Pacific facing water crisis—ADB


Nearly two thirds of people in the Asia-Pacific region have no clean, piped water at home despite the region’s strong economic growth, according to a major report released on Wednesday.

Posted: March 13th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »