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  • 10 Dec 2019 - 11:47 - RABAT - Local Press Report

    Morocco’s National Office for Electricity and Drinking Water (ONEE) and German Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) signed financing agreements to the tune of ‎€55.5 million on Thursday, December 5

  • 10 Dec 2019 - 11:49 - MANILA - Local Press Report

    President Duterte said he is keen on meeting with the officials from Manila Water and Maynilad, as well as the government lawyers who were behind the 1997 water concession agreements, which the Dep

  • 10 Dec 2019 - 11:50 - JUBA - Local Press Report

    In South Sudan, massive flooding has affected nearly a million people, leaving many stranded in their villages and cut off from essential health services.

  • 10 Dec 2019 - 11:51 - BEIJING - Local Press Report

    China's total annual consumption of unconventional water resources is expected to exceed 9 billion cubic meters this year, with recycled water to account for over 80 percent of the amount, said an

  • 10 Dec 2019 - 11:46 - MADRID - Local Press Report

    The United Nation’s World Food Programme (WFP) has described Latin America and the Caribbean as “a laboratory for climate action,” as world leaders gather in Madrid, Spain for the 25th United Natio

  • 9 Dec 2019 - 10:20 - Washington DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The President of the United States of America has ordered a federal review of water efficiency standards of toilets because “People are flushing toilets 10 times, 15 times as opposed to once. They end up using more water”.

    Obsession With Bodily Functions?

    There is not an obvious connection between the Donald Trump’s new interest in toilets, and the allegations in the Steele dossier, a 2016 private intelligence report containing allegations of misconduct and conspiracy between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and the Government of Russia during the 2016 election. The dossier includes a report that Trump "hated" President Barack Obama so much that when he stayed in the Presidential suite of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Moscow in 2013 he employed "a number of prostitutes to perform a ‘golden showers’ (urination) show in front of him" to defile the bed used by the Obamas on an earlier visit. The alleged incident was reportedly filmed and recorded by Russian security forces as “kompromat”.

  • 9 Dec 2019 - 10:56 - BONN, Germany - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Environmental organisation Germanwatch released its 15th annual Global Climate Risk Index report 4 December, analysing impacts of weather-related events (storms, floods, heatwaves etc.) and associated socio-economic data. Its aim is to contextualise ongoing climate policy debates, with an important focus on international climate negotiations, by examining real-world impacts over the last year and the prior 20 year period.

  • 9 Dec 2019 - 09:11 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    More than 100 military bases in the United States are at risk of water shortages associated with climate change according to a new report from the country's Government Accountability Office (GAO). Some have already experienced restrictions, while others may face curtailments in the next few weeks.

  • 9 Dec 2019 - 09:03 - FORT COLLINS CO, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    New research from Colorado State University (CSU) in the United States has matched large public datasets of water quality observations with satellite imagery to enable more efficient, cost-effective measurement of water quality.

  • 9 Dec 2019 - 07:45 - LONDON, United Kingdom - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), as a co-financier under the European Union Large Infrastructure Operational Program (LIOP), has committed to lend approximately $14 Million USD to Romanian utility Apa Canal 2000 S.A. Pitesti (Apa Canal).

  • 9 Dec 2019 - 07:53 - BRUSSELS, Belgium - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The European Parliament and Council announced a provisional agreement December 3 to harmonize minimum water quality requirements for the safe reuse of treated urban wastewater in agricultural irrigation.

  • 7 Dec 2019 - 12:07 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    The US will take action on greenhouse gases and engage with other countries on the climate emergency despite Donald Trump’s rejection of international cooperation, a delegation from the US Congress

  • 7 Dec 2019 - 12:10 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    President Donald Trump on Monday dismissed a study produced by his own administration, involving 13 federal agencies and more than 300 leading climate scientists, warning of the potentially catastr

  • 7 Dec 2019 - 12:12 - CAMBRIDGE - Local Press Report

    What may have been the world's tallest waterfall briefly formed on Greenland's ice sheet last year, draining a meltwater lake of 5 million cubic meters of water -- equivalent to 2,000 Olympic-sized

  • 7 Dec 2019 - 12:14 - LANSING MI - Local Press Report

    Is bottled water sold for profit an “essential public service?” Not when a community has other sources of drinking water, says Michigan’s second highest court.

  • 7 Dec 2019 - 12:16 - RIYADH - Local Press Report

    Water technology firm Xylem has signed an MoU with the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA), representing an investment of $50 million.

  • 7 Dec 2019 - 12:09 - LUSAKA - Local Press Report

    Elephants in Zambia are being collared to try to combat the rising conflict between wildlife and humans in the country as both struggle to survive a particularly devastating drought.

  • 7 Dec 2019 - 12:11 - JOHANNESBURG - Local Press Report

    The Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) tunnel has been re-opened with water already reaching the Saulspoort Dam in Bethlehem in the Free State.

  • 7 Dec 2019 - 12:13 - RABAT - Local Press Report

    The degradation of livelihoods, droughts and floods, among other consequences of climate change, are factors that exacerbate conflicts in Africa, according to several experts.

  • 7 Dec 2019 - 12:15 - JUBA - Local Press Report

    A Chinese energy expert on Wednesday urged South Sudan to prioritize long-term investment in hydropower dams in order to expand its nascent power sector to drive its development.


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