Wellington water woes: Water main bursts in Molesworth St

A water main has burst in Wellington’s Molesworth St, which houses the Ministry of Health and Police National Headquarters. Wellington Water advised on social media just before 9am that a team was responding to a burst watermain at 69 Molesworth St. “We are currently isolating the watermain, which will turn water off temporarily to some properties.” The area potentially affected

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Real Water recalls alkaline drinking products amid probe into non-viral hepatitis cases

Are delivery apps ruining grocery stores? Boxed CEO Chieh Huang on delivery apps putting a strain on local grocery stores and lowering prices on items for women. Real Water Inc. issued a voluntary recall of drinking water products because it may be linked to instances of non-viral hepatitis which were reported last November. The recall came after the Southern Nevada Health

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Entire suburbs under water, schools closed as rain and floods continue

Entire suburbs under water, schools closed and people forced to work from home as 10million Aussies are told to brace for impact after another 300mL of rain falls in some NSW towns and ‘life-threatening’ weather hits Queensland Every mainland state and territory except WA has severe weather warnings as chaos spreads around nation Rain that has flooded parts of Sydney

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Flooding strands 200 people, water contaminated, rain to batter parts of NZ

Some South Island residents are waking up to contaminated water supplies and “overwhelmed” wastewater systems – meaning no toilet flushing – after a night of heavy rain. And there’s more to come today. Thunderstorms in parts of the lower South Island sparked flooding and slips that closed state highways and caused havoc for holidaymakers. Sandbag stations were opened in Dunedin

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Auckland water crisis: Ban on watering gardens, washing cars may be lifted for summer

Aucklanders will be able to water their gardens, wash their cars and use water blasters once again if Auckland councillors approve the relaxation of water restrictions on Thursday. Based on advice from Watercare, council officers believe there is sufficient water and projected rainfall heading into summer to ease restrictions following one of the worst droughts in the city’s history. They

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'The Water Man' Film Review: David Oyelowo's Directorial Debut Takes Kids on a Rousing Adventure

TIFF 2020: Humor and pathos, thrills and characterization combine fluidly in the “Selma” star’s first go behind the camera What the Cannes virtual marketplace proved earlier this year is that even without the in-person meetings, the red carpet galas and all the press hype, there’s still room for a lucrative sales market surrounding these virtual events. While that’s true of

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Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to try to resolve dam dispute by January 15: Treasury

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The foreign ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan agreed on Wednesday to work toward resolving their dispute over the filling and operation of a massive dam project in Ethiopia by Jan. 15, 2020, the U.S. Treasury said. In a joint statement released after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin hosted talks to work out differences over the Grand

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