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  • 18 Sep 2018 - 11:02 - DADU - Local Press Report

    Hundreds of growers on Monday (September 17) staged a hunger strike in front of the Dadu press club, Dadu, Sindh Province, in protest against the Irrigation Department officials over lack of water

  • 18 Sep 2018 - 11:09 - Port Harcourt - Local Press Report

    More people have access to mobile phones than toilet facilities in Nigeria, UNICEF’s Chief of Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Zaid Jurji, has said. Zaid said it is important for Nigeria triple

  • 18 Sep 2018 - 11:36 - MANILA, Philippines - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $150 Millian USD loan to protect a water basin of China's Yangtze River.

  • 18 Sep 2018 - 10:48 - PRINCETON NJ, United States - OOSKAnews Info

    Researchers have warned that while China’s use of coal-based synthetic natural gas is, on one hand, favorable, on the other, will increase carbon emissions and water demand, especially in regions i

  • 18 Sep 2018 - 10:38 - MANILA, Philippines - OOSKAnews Info

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is to provide additional financing of $30.5 Million USD in grant funding to help the Laos government improve water supply and sanitation.

  • 18 Sep 2018 - 10:31 - LONDON, UK - OOSKAnews Info

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has signed a new $29 Million USD loan to Romania’s regional operator of water and wastewater utility S.C. RAJA S.A. (RAJA).

  • 18 Sep 2018 - 10:18 - WASHINGTON, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Three US Senators from the State of Michigan have introduced bipartisan legislation September 17 to hold federal agencies accountable for addressing contamination from per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at military bases across the country.

    The chemicals, used in fire-fighting foam by the military and others, have been identified worldwide as emerging contaminants of soil and water. Some PFAS have been shown to be toxic to some animals, and because they don’t break down in the environment, have potential to bioaccumulate in plants and animals.

  • 18 Sep 2018 - 09:18 - EDINBURGH, Scotland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Scottish Water, the public utility that provides water and sewarage services across Scotland, is to pilot a new approach to tackle the phenomenon of "fatbergs" in sewage systems, which can cause ma

  • 18 Sep 2018 - 08:07 - TALLAHASSEE - Local Press Report

    Two toxic algae blooms affecting Florida's waterways have become a major issue in the Senate race pitting incumbent Democrat Sen. Bill Nelson against sitting Republican Gov. Rick Scott.

  • 18 Sep 2018 - 08:07 - MEXICO CITY - Local Press Report

    Despite the rainfall between May and September, many of the metropolitan area's more than 20 million residents don't have enough water to drink.

  • 18 Sep 2018 - 08:07 - ISLAMABAD - Local Press Report

    Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday took suo motu (on its own initiative) notice of the exploitation of water resources by mineral water companies operating in the country, a

  • 18 Sep 2018 - 08:07 - MANILA - Local Press Report

    The government’s non-approval of a P13-billion water treatment plant in Laguna Lake may result in water shortage in Metro Manila by 2021.

  • 18 Sep 2018 - 08:07 - FLINT MI, United States - Local Press Report

    Reverend Al Sharpton urged people to be part of a civil lawsuit following the Flint water emergency.

  • 18 Sep 2018 - 08:07 - BEIJING - Local Press Report

    Two decades of financial data, evolving business and cultural ties, and the latest news from the just-concluded Forum on China-Africa Cooperation in Beijing suggest that the China-Africa relationsh

  • 18 Sep 2018 - 08:07 - Kerman - Local Press Report

    Pistachio farmers in Kerman Province have incurred losses of 30 trillion rials ($227 million) so far in the current Iranian year (started March 21) due to a drastic decline in production, the head

  • 18 Sep 2018 - 08:07 - WINDHOEK - Local Press Report

    In a shock move which is likely to worsen the central region’s water woes, government has opted to construction its own desalination plant using proceeds from the N$10 billion that it has requested

  • 18 Sep 2018 - 08:07 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    The No. 2 official at the Department of the Interior canceled plans to speak at a water industry forum in Colorado after department ethics officials concluded his appearance at the event could raise conflicts-of-interest concerns.

  • 18 Sep 2018 - 08:07 - QUETTA - Local Press Report

    Director General National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Balochistan Mirza Muhammad Irfan Baig on Thursday took notice of corruption in three water desalination plants costing more than Rs1 billion fo

  • 18 Sep 2018 - 08:24 - TOKYO, Japan - OOSKAnews Info

    Japan's role as host to this year's IWA International Water Congress (16-21 September) is designed, in part, to send a global message to highlight the country as a home to important technologies fo

  • 18 Sep 2018 - 08:52 - HARARE, Zimbabwe - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Zimbabwe Government is set to begin administering cholera vaccines in selected suburbs in coming weeks, as the death toll from the current disease outbreak passed 30.


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