Definition: This entry gives the total length of navigable rivers, canals, and other inland bodies of water.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Waterways map
As Its Domestic Foundations Rapidly Erode, The U.S. Pursues World Domination
OpEdNews - 1/29/2015 3:02:21 AM
more and more they see it as a great threat to world peace. It's no longer the symbol of freedom and democracy as it once was, but a nation now feared by many. This country has changed dramatically in recent times, especially since it entered the 21 st ...
Nigerian water shortage bigger killer than Boko Haram
The Seattle Times - 1/29/2015 2:19:24 AM
Nigeria isn’t the only sub-Saharan African country struggling with shortages; 325 million people on the continent didn’t have access to improved drinking water in 2012, according to a World Health Organization and UNICEF joint report last year.
High toxin levels found in Mumbai’s bottled water
Times of India - 1/28/2015 5:19:33 AM
They found 27% samples contained higher than World Health Organisation-permitted limits ... "Bottled water is in many cases drawn from ground water, which, in our country, is known to contain heavy metals that can cause chronic diseases like dementia ...
Brazil’s drought brings water supply to near zero capacity at hydroelectric facilities
hydroworld.com - 1/28/2015 9:33:04 PM
... the most important industrial producer of the country. Sao Paulo City, the world's ninth-largest city according to available 2012 census data, is located on the southeastern end of the Alto-Tiete River Basin. The city relies heavily on the Cantareia ...
Thailand tries to unload mountain of rice amid world glut
bangkokpost.com - 1/28/2015 2:59:22 PM
In a nondescript building outside Bangkok, along the murky Chao Phraya River, the government is preparing ... inventories equal to about 42% of what the world's importers bought in 2014. Exports from the country will surge 9.7% to a record 11.3 million ...
Many fear Nicaragua Canal project will harm country’s largest lake
cctv-america.com - 1/29/2015 2:40:53 AM
In Nicaragua, a Chinese company is building what is expected to become one of the world’s largest inter oceanic canals ... canal spanning 278 kilometers (172.74 miles) across the country, and cutting through the lake. A Nicaraguan government official ...
Russian street turned into solid block of ice as water pipe bursts in northern town【Photos】
Rocket News 24 - 1/28/2015 6:59:46 AM
But while that’s certainly an iconic image, it’s but one view of the largest country by land mass in the world. Russia stretches far from ... Celsius (-16.4 degrees Fahrenheit). So when a water pipe ruptures during the night, you don’t have to ...
10 Hotel Water Parks Your Kids Will LOVE
The Huffington Post - 1/28/2015 11:24:37 AM
We scoured the country for hotels that have on-site water ... and gives seasonal Noah's Ark some solid competition. For water-loving families that want a break from Disney World and don't want to drive to the beach, Flamingo Waterpark Resort is a solid ...
As water charge protesters get fewer ‘they get nastier': Varadkar
Sunday World - 1/28/2015 10:55:59 AM
The shocking footage of President Michael D Higgins being subjected to a tirade of abuse from water charge protesters at a school ... The footage was filmed at a recent visit to a school in Finglas by the country's 73-year-old President – and shows ...
Water measure doesn’t protect public, will cost ratepayers
Daily Journal - 1/27/2015 10:02:53 PM
The bill is titled “The Water Infrastructure Protection Act,” (S2412/A3628 ... place just by being who he is — a real citizen of this town, of this country, of this world! So our part-time governor has now ordered a state takeover of Atlantic ...
Hertzfeldt’s ‘World of Tomorrow’ wins Sundance Short Film Grand Jury Prize
Salt Lake Tribune - 1/28/2015 4:03:47 PM
Animator Don Hertzfeldt — whose accolades range from an Oscar nomination to having created the weirdest couch gag "The Simpsons" ever aired — has another honor to his name: His "World of Tomorrow" won the Short Film Grand Jury Prize at the 2015 ...
World’s agriculture value chain to converge in Abu Dhabi, 9-11 March
AME Info - 1/28/2015 12:43:22 PM
Mohamed Jalal Al Rayssi added: “Climate-smart food production is a critical factor for the UAE and other water-constrained parts of the world. We in Abu Dhabi are strongly committed to driving the global dialogue on food security and climate resilience ...
French Lick, West Baden offered luxury in the country
News-Sentinel - 1/28/2015 4:58:04 AM
The infirm frequented French Lick for its miraculous Pluto water. The rich and famous came to golf – and ... When the hotel opened in 1902, journalists hailed it as the Eighth Wonder of the World. In 1905, a politician and hotelier, Thomas Taggart ...
Missionary kids experience a 3rd-culture world
Baptist Press - 1/27/2015 5:59:31 PM
EDITOR'S NOTE: Ivory Coast is the country of focus for the current International Mission ... local streets flood and people have to wade through the water to get some places. The rain fills their yard with water as well, Caleb said. "It got up to our ...
Panama Canal Expansion Will Have Big Effect on Energy, Water, and Grain in U.S. and China
Circle of Blue - 1/27/2015 4:47:56 PM
In the late 1930s, the U.S. military began construction of a third set of locks but halted the effort in 1939 at the start of World War Two ... “The whole idea is not to waste water,” said Vargas. “Even in this country, with so much rain, water ...