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  1. Business - Economy

    Water wars pit thirsty Dakotas against barges for Missouri flow

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 02:21pm

    ... The Missouri River has blessed and cursed Kevin Schmidt, alternately nourishing or overrunning his farmland. This year its water saved his cows, and it may do so again next year if a lack of rain dries out his soil. The river sustains farmers and ranchers in its upper basin, 1,000 miles from where shippers are pushing to have more of its water released into the drought-depleted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1098061/water-wars-pit-thirsty-dakotas-against-barges-missouri-flow
  2. Xylem's solutions protect precious water resources

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 05:26pm by Jacinta Plucinski and Anna Mori

    ... Jacinta Plucinski and Anna Mori Discovery Reports Water is undoubtedly a valuable resource. Global water technology company Xylem advocates efficient water and wastewater transport and usage to protect water resources. The HK$24.9-billion company addresses the full water cycle through its products and services that are essential in collecting, distributing and using water ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1061721/xylems-solutions-protect-precious-water-resources
  3. Pool showers drain on resources

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Michael Au Some public swimming pools are operating inefficient showers that spray out as much as 14 litres of water per minute, an inspection by the South China Morning Post has found. Visits to five local pool complexes found shower heads tested at two complexes failed to attain the top performing standards in water efficiency, while another two only just ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1014155/pool-showers-drain-resources
  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Ningxia's coal and farm projects pose critical threat to water supplies

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... But the ambitious plan could be hobbled by the region's limited water resources, although local officials seem oblivious to that fact. As a testament to the region's economic ambition, Ningxia ... are water-intensive and constrained by water resources," Zhang said. "That's why the industry has developed very slowly in other coal rich regions, such as Xinjiang." But he said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1034472/ningxias-coal-and-farm-projects-pose-critical-threat-water-supplies
  5. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Cherish Victoria Harbour as Hong Kong's richest resource

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng

    ... Jennifer Cheng As swimmers raced in it yesterday, it is worth noting how much we owe Victoria Harbour Cherish the fragrant harbour as Hong Kong's richest resource As I walked down ... into the water. The swimsuits were sleeker, the high-rises taller, the water was cleaner (apparently), but little else had changed. "This is just like the photo!" another swimmer exclaimed. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1066647/cherish-victoria-harbour-hong-kongs-richest-resource
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Australian minister Tony Burke will pitch Antarctic ice plan in Beijing

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ..., Chen Lei, to talk about the precious resource. Part of that includes sharing the experiences of Australia, where water supplies in the Murray-Darling Basin - known as the country's food ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Australia sends minister to break ice with China Australia wants to help the Chinese government turn its water into cash, and join forces with Beijing to find ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1043327/australian-minister-tony-burke-will-pitch-antarctic-ice-plan-beijing
  7. News - China - DIAOYUS DISPUTE

    Japan Coast Guard resources wearing thin due to Diaoyus dispute

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo The need to constantly monitor waters means other essential tasks are being neglected High alert leaves Japan Coast Guard stretched thin The Japan Coast Guard is devoting so many resources to protecting the disputed Senkaku Islands that it could affect its other duties, including search and rescue operations for ships in distress. Coastguard units ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1055597/japan-coast-guard-resources-wearing-thin-due-diaoyus-dispute
  8. News - China

    Diaoyu Islands dispute about resources not land

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... If the continental shelf is delimited in accordance with the provisions of the International Convention on the Law of the Sea, China will lose a lot of territorial waters - and the resources underneath. ... Cary Huang in Beijing cary.huang@scmp.com The dispute over the Diaoyus is about more than national pride - ownership of the rocky archipelago will give access to rich resources ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1096774/diaoyu-islands-dispute-about-resources-not-land
  9. Business - Commodities - RESOURCES

    Minimums set on China shale gas exploration

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... ownership rights to land and underground mineral resources, lack of entrepreneurship in the state-dominated oil and gas sector and water shortages made development of the gas more expensive ... of exploration area annually, according to an official at the Ministry of Land and Resources. The minimum investment commitment, three times that of conventional natural gas projects, is an effort ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1076609/minimums-set-china-shale-gas-exploration
  10. Business - Commodities - RESOURCES

    Desalination an answer to China's water needs

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Rose, who is involved in the legal aspects of planned desalination plants in the mainland. China's annual renewable water resource per capita was slightly over 2,000 cubic metres between ... Britain and Australia, said HSBC. "This expansion will further stress water resources unless efficiency is greatly improved." The World Resources Institute agreed that desalination ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1074798/desalination-answer-chinas-water-needs

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