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, 2014See also: Waterways map
Govt wants 90 percent of NZ's waterways safe for swimming by 2040
Newstalk ZB - 2/23/2017 1:56:08 AM
If we allow the decline that we've allowed for the last hundred years we too would end up like those countries ... around the world one and a half times. Mr Guy said farmers have already voluntarily fenced off over 24,000 kilometres of waterways, because ...
DP World : reaffirms commitment to Indian growth
4 Traders - 2/15/2017 10:29:41 PM
By developing this transport infrastructure - at existing ports, multi-modal transport including rail for freight and more use of waterways ... operations in the country, which form an important part of our global network." DP World is a market leader ...
Mexico Vocal About Delegation Trip, Farm Country Watches Closely
Ag Web - 2/22/2017 1:35:50 AM
But the Inland Waterways Council, Inc. says majority of ... “Instead of South America exporting to those countries, the U.S. will do it. It just changes the world trade grid. People still need to eat.” Feeding people is what will ultimately dictate ...
World's largest seaplane built by China to make maiden flight in first half of 2017
International Business Times - 2/15/2017 11:02:29 AM
In July last year, China launched the world's largest seaplane that took almost eight years ... Sichuan province in July 2016Handout via Reuters file photo The communist country also showed off its Chengdu J-20 stealth fighter in public for the first ...
New Zealand gov't criticized for tackling dirty rivers by changing pollution definitions
Xinhua News Agency - 2/23/2017 11:43:07 AM
WELLINGTON, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- The New Zealand government unveiled plans Thursday to clean up some of the country's notoriously filthy rivers ... the government had doubled the number of swimmable waterways by simply redefining "swimmable."
Rachel Stewart: Stock answers on food past use-by date
New Zealand Herald - 2/21/2017 4:31:49 PM
I also confidently espoused my belief that if New Zealand's degraded waterways were to have any chance of ecological ... up to more than 90 per cent in some developing countries. Irrigation schemes and dams only serve to further intensify farming in ...
Large sewage spill in Tijuana, Mexico, flows north of border
The Miami Herald - 2/25/2017 3:26:49 AM
Over the years, several large sewage spills on both sides of the border have worsened conditions in the Tijuana River, one of the most polluted waterways in the country, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune newspaper. Old sewage infrastructure in ...
Travel book: ‘The World’s Most Romantic Destinations’
Beaumont Enterprise - 2/13/2017 11:57:57 PM
“Of course, the province isn’t entirely pastoral. To get the full town-and-country experience, spend a day along the waterways and bridges of the UNESCO World Heritage-designated old town of Lijiang. And at night, watch the partiers who challenge each ...
World Bank Provides Bangladesh $360 million for Improving Inland Waterways
The World Bank - 6/17/2016 12:12:56 AM
“Bangladesh can expand intra-regional trade with India, Bhutan and Nepal by improving connectivity through road, rail and inland waterways,” said Qimiao Fan, World Bank Country Director for Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal. “As a riverine ...
Golden Bay iwi apply for country's first water conservation order for an aquifer
Stuff - 2/22/2017 10:42:51 PM
"Te Waikoropupu Springs is a very sacred place with the clearest water in the country, if not this part of the world. Experts have advised us ... Bay residents working to protect and manage its waterways. The 11 members of the Takaka Freshwater Land ...
Aggressive cuts to Obama-era green rules to start soon - U.S. EPA head
Daily News and Analysis - 2/26/2017 3:11:19 AM
"I think people across this country look at the EPA much like they look at the ... the Waters of the U.S. rule outlining waterways that have federal protections; the Clean Power Plan requiring states to cut carbon emissions; and the U.S. Methane rule ...
Transportation Aggregators Market Explores New Growth Opportunities By 2016 – 2026
openpr.com - 2/13/2017 9:24:39 AM
... rules and regulation vary from country to country, making operations very complex for transportation aggregators. Transportation aggregators are more or less only present in metro cities of the world. Entering to tier 3, tier 4 and tier 5 cities of ...
Mission Management Systems Market by Application, End-User and Region - Global Forecast to 2022
prnewswire.com - 2/22/2017 12:17:06 AM
The increasing demand for maritime & coastal surveillance systems to provide total scalable surveillance solutions for vessels, ports, waterways, high threat-prone ... high-growth regions, and countries, and their respective regulatory policies, drivers ...
Touring the country's waterways
artscouncil.org.uk - 1/25/2017 10:51:36 AM
Through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) we share an approach toward engaging with artists for the benefit of the waterways network, users and the artistic community, to get great art and culture across even more of the country. Other focuses include ...
NIMASA, Customs partnership will help Nigeria’s economic progress –Dakuku
World Stage - 2/23/2017 11:28:48 AM
We are focused on delivering on our mandate to promote the participation of indigenous people in shipping in our country, give every Nigerian an opportunity and as well as ensure that our waterways are safe for business to thrive. In the course of doing ...