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
Water Is The Core Of Health & Sustainable Development -- World Water Day Meets Technology
Forbes - 3/30/2015 5:00:18 PM
reiterated that whether we are talking about the U.S. or a developing country, water is a basic building block to society and productivity. UN World Water Day Panel. March 23, 2015 Whether it is Resolute Marine, who is working with the U.S. Navy to produce ...
The Arab world's poorest country is now the battleground of a Mideast-wide war
The Business Insider - 3/28/2015 6:42:53 PM
Residents reported heavy clashes between the Houthis and mainly Sunni tribal fighters in the south of the country, while the air campaign sought ... where residents were facing water shortages and power cuts. At an Arab summit in the Egyptian resort ...
Asif for taking initiative in country’s interest over Yemen issue
Business Recorder - 3/30/2015 2:37:08 PM
as unfortunately a huge quantum of water was being wasted in the country and even being arsenide that ultimately caused Hepatitis and other fatal diseases. He said, the World Water Day highlighted the necessity of building more water reservoirs ...
Water supply: Conservation key to avoiding scarcity, urges Asif
The Express Tribune - 3/30/2015 9:39:28 PM
LAHORE: The culture of water conservation should be strictly adopted to avoid scarcity of the vital resource in the country, suggested Federal Minister ... and Power Development Authority (Wapda) on the World Water Day on Monday. “It costs $2 billion ...
Somalia marks world Water day amid Water shortage in some part of the country
somalicurrent.com - 3/22/2015 9:48:57 PM
Somalia joined the world in marking World Water Day amid acute Water shortage in some part of the country. World Water day is marked on 22 March every year. Its day celebrated water. Several high profile people from the government including Ministers ...
World's most visited palaces and castles
CNN - 3/31/2015 1:50:01 AM
Some of the world's most-visited palaces ... The vast grounds are free most days and an attraction in themselves, with 50 water fountains, a parterre (formal garden), a grand canal and other sites like the Grand Trianon, built for Louis XIV as a refuge ...
Water scarcity and the need to act
egyptindependent.com - 3/30/2015 1:25:33 PM
The 22nd March was World Water Day – dedicated as such in 1993 by the UN General ... of water supply and availability is once more coming under the spotlight in my country. For two years, the Ethiopian dam has been the subject of great controversy ...
Ethiopia: The Dam Dammed by Cash Flow?
Nazret - 3/30/2015 3:48:43 PM
In my March 2013 commentary, “Rumors of Water War on the Nile ... Is it possible to raise USD$5bn by 2015 from the people of the second poorest country in the world, the vast majority of whom live on less than USD$1? Is the largest recipient of ...
Why Country Rules the Airwaves: Chronicling the Genre’s Continuing Moment and Challenging Future in One Music-Filled Night
Wired News - 3/30/2015 3:02:47 AM
It wasn’t inevitable that country music would thrive in the globalized world of perpetual Facebook updates ... flooding – an iron bar four feet off the floor marks the high water mark backstage – “the city really came together.”
China’s Water-Energy-Food Roadmap: A New Global Choke Point Report
newsecuritybeat.org - 3/30/2015 10:26:35 AM
The lifecycle of coal is water intensive around the world, however it presents a particular quandary for a country already facing a water scarcity crisis. Moreover, most water resources in China are in the south while much of the agricultural production ...
Simon Kolawole’s Profound Fictional ‘Open Letter to Nigerian Leaders’ by Lee Kuan Yew
Bella Naija - 3/29/2015 1:05:16 PM
We relied on other countries for water to drink! We had no natural resources ... So you know, we are no longer a Third World country. We are one of the four Asian Tigers — so-called because of our incredible development story. We are the fourth largest ...
Japan: a world leader in disaster prevention
Euronews - 3/30/2015 2:29:58 PM
"We are able to measure the magnitude of an earthquake in an instant and immediately send information across the country." Japan is a world-leader in thwarting ... The system collects water, drains flooding from four rivers and spurts out up to 200 cubic ...
Minister calls for judicious use of water
Dawn - 3/31/2015 1:57:10 AM
LAHORE: Federal Minister for Water and Power Khawaja ... the abundant water resources that the country has been blessed with are utilised judiciously. Addressing a seminar organised by Wapda in connection with the World Water Day on Monday, he said the ...
Short supply of clean water puts one million locals at risk
AsiaOne - 3/31/2015 4:13:10 AM
The Deputy PM also affirmed that laboratories and testing centres for water quality across the country were completely capable of ... Meanwhile, representatives of the World Health Organisation and the United Nations Children Fund suggested that ...
Sunday is World Water Day
Buckeye Country 105.5 - 3/21/2015 10:51:35 AM
A worldwide charity is getting ready to observe World Water Day this Sunday. World Vision, the Christian charity based in Federal Way, supplies clean drinking water technology to underdeveloped parts of the world. Dr. Greg Allgood, World Vision's Vice ...