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
CU cross country: Buffs will be well represented at world championships
Colorado Daily - 3/26/2015 10:27:10 PM
The world cross country is the toughest championship race to do basically ... Troop said the only time in that span Thweatt has not won was earlier this month at the Gate River 15k in Jacksonville, Fla., where she finished second. He said Thweatt suffered ...
'Country to face drought, food insecurity without dams'
Business Recorder - 3/29/2015 12:12:10 AM
Engineering Congress Pakistan President Iftikhar Ahmad Khan while addressing a seminar organised by the Pakistan Engineering Congress on World Water Day has warned that the country will face drought and food insecurity if the construction of the Dasu ...
101 rivers to be declared national waterways
Deccan Herald - 3/28/2015 1:13:36 PM
Centre on Thursday decided to convert 101 rivers in the country, including nine in Karnataka ... including 1,620 kms Allahabad-Haldia stretch of Ganga-Bhagirath-Hooghly river system for which World Bank has approved Rs 4,200 crore assistance," he said.
Brinson students duplicate effort many make to get clean water
Sun Journal - 3/26/2015 5:33:40 PM
... is part of how the school observes World Water Day each year. The official observation, world wide, was set by the United Nations in 1993. “What we are simulating is what children in Africa or any country do to get clean water, or even dirty water ...
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 ...
Boil Water Advisory Issued After Water Main Break In Millburn, N.J.
CBS New York - 3/28/2015 3:51:05 PM
CBS 2CBS 2 is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Latest Videos Eye ... the New York metropolitan […] WFANAs the world’s first 24-hour all-sports radio station ...
Another world record in the bag for powerhouse Paddy
Coventry Telegraph - 3/27/2015 12:31:50 PM
Paddy Doyle during one of many world record attempts It was the second new feat in a month for Paddy who on February 28 who broke a tough 26-mile cross country marathon in difficult conditions. Battling rain, wind and water-logged footpaths, and carrying a ...
Water shortages and water solutions
Daily Kos - 3/28/2015 7:58:38 AM
There are dozens of other offices across the country. I had a chance to chat with him about ... the number one historical killer of human beings. In some parts of the world we take water for granted. In other parts, like Syria, drought may have already ...
Sierra Leone News: World Water Day Commemorated
Awoko - 3/26/2015 11:35:46 AM
The Ministry of Water Resources has commemorated the March 22 World Water Day under the theme ‘Water and ... He went to reveal that almost all the stalled water projects across the country have been reactivated with some already completed and some ...
UAE switches off for Earth Hour tonight: Moonlit yoga to world record attempt
Emirates247 - 3/28/2015 4:45:22 AM
Its lights off for the UAE tonight as the country joins the global ... Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) is hosting a public event at Bay Avenue Park from 5pm to 10pm, including a new world record attempt of displaying the largest infinity ...
New Plays By Baker, Hudes Will Be Part of Signature Season
The New York Times - 3/26/2015 12:54:30 PM
The Signature Theater will stage world premieres of new works by two Pulitzer Prize ... who won the 2012 Pulitzer for “Water by the Spoonful.” Ms. Baker’s play, set in a Pennsylvania bed-and-breakfast, will star Georgia Engel and Lois Smith, and ...
World Water Day: Water self-sufficiency part of Lee Kuan Yew's legacy, says DPM Teo, Grace Fu
Channel News Asia - 3/21/2015 11:05:54 AM
Speaking at celebrations to mark World Water Day at the Sports Hub on Saturday (Mar ... Singaporeans should remember the hard work that enabled Singapore to transform the country's water vulnerability into an advantage. And looking ahead, Mr Teo said ...
Runner on cross-country fundraiser coming to Carlisle April 3-4
The Sentinel Cumberlink - 3/27/2015 5:39:39 PM
The 3,000-mile cross-country mission benefits Activewater, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing “water, help and hope,” as Wendell described it. That means providing clean water, sanitation and the word of the gospel across the world.
Irish water charges protests heard round the world
Irish Central - 3/27/2015 9:40:02 AM
The prospect of paying for water, which many see as yet another new tax at a time when the government has assured them that austerity is over, has prompted a series of mass protests across the country, from Dublin to Cork. Many demonstrators say they have ...
World Briefs: Amanda Knox acquitted of 2007 murder in Italy
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 3/28/2015 11:26:14 AM
more than in any other country, and it has resorted to some of the most stringent measures to stop the disease. More than 10,000 people are believed to have died in the yearlong outbreak, mostly in West Africa. Also in the world … A campaign to train ...