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  • 19 Apr 2018 - 09:08 - BRASILIA, Brazil - Local Press Report

    A second iron ore pipeline leak within three weeks has occurred on the Santo Antônio do Grama River as well as contaminating nearby pastureland according to IBAMA, Brazil’s environmental agency.

  • 19 Apr 2018 - 09:22 - RENO, Nevada - Local Press Report

    The Upper Colorado River Commission, representing four Colorado River Basin states (Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming and Utah), sent a strongly worded letter to Arizona water managers April 13, singli

  • 19 Apr 2018 - 08:08 - MUSCAT, Oman - Local Press Report

    Oman Power and Water Procurement Company has awarded a $155 million USD contract to a consortium led by Saudi-based Acwa Power for developing the sultanate's first independent water desalination pr

  • 19 Apr 2018 - 08:13 - Taiyuan, China - OOSKAnews Info

    Environment protection authorities in north China's Shanxi Province have sent investigators to probe the illegal dumping of chemical waste exposed by a state television program. CCTV ran a report o

  • 19 Apr 2018 - 08:33 - KYIV, Ukraine - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group has warned that "Militants from the self-proclaimed ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ [DNR] are ignoring local residents, the Ukrainian government and international warnings, and flooding the Yunkom (Yuny Komynar) former coalmine which was used for a nuclear test in 1979". DNR is widely regarded as a proxy for the government of Russia

    The scale of radioactive contamination of soil and water sources could prove "catastrophic", according to an article written by the group for "112 International".

  • 19 Apr 2018 - 08:51 - CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Local Press Report

    Western Cape Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, launched April 18 the world’s first water-offset tool for tourists, My Water Foot Print, as part of a bid to boost #WaterWiseTourism in

  • Switzerland's Lake Geneva is susceptible to the same plastic waste problems as the world's oceans, scientists said April 18. A study, published in Frontiers in Environmental Science, was conducted

  • 19 Apr 2018 - 07:24 - Baghdad, Iraq - Local Press Report

    Talks between Exxon Mobil and Iraq on a multi-billion-dollar infrastructure contract have reached an impasse, Iraqi officials and two industry sources said, in a potential setback to the oil major'

  • 19 Apr 2018 - 07:32 - LONDON, UK - Local Press Report

    Pornography hub RedTube hopes to encourage people to think about the water crisis with its "Save Water Challenge." An app available on Google Play — and out soon on iOS — tracks the length of your daily showers. The shorter the shower, the more points you'll get. If you meet a certain number of points, RedTube will award you with a week of its premium subscription so that you can watch all the porn you want — for free!

  • 19 Apr 2018 - 07:51 - DONETSK, Ukraine - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Donetsk water filtration station in eastern Ukraine has been shut down for security reasons after five employees of the plant were wounded when by small gunfire on April 17 while traveling to work by bus. 

    The Donbass plant ceased operating at 15:05 local time on Wednesday, April 18, enterprise Voda Donbasa's website said. "The supply of drinking water to the government-controlled town of Avdiyivka, partly to Donetsk and the town of Yasynuvata [both are occupied by Russia], to the [occupied] village of Krasny Partizan [its new name – Betmanove], the [Ukrainian-controlled] villages of Kruta Balka and Verkhniotoretske has been suspended," according to a statement.

  • 17 Apr 2018 - 08:45 - FLINT MI - Local Press Report

    Flint Mayor Karen Weaver said the city intends to file a lawsuit against the state following an unsuccessful April 16 meeting with Gov.

  • 17 Apr 2018 - 08:45 - STOCKHOLM - Local Press Report

    Aquatic moss, Warnstofia fluitans, which grows in northern Sweden, has the ability to quickly absorb and adsorb arsenic from water.

  • 17 Apr 2018 - 08:45 - DHARAN - Local Press Report

    The residents of Dharan in Sunsari are reeling under acute drinking water crisis. The locals face water crisis every year after water sources in Sardukhardu and Tamakham go dry with the beginning of dry season. Nepal Drinking Water Corporation (Dharan) has been distributing water through tankers in localities. Around 14,000,000 litres water is being supplied to locals while the demand is of two crore liters daily.

  • 17 Apr 2018 - 08:45 - DODOMA - Local Press Report

    The Tanzanian government announced yesterday that it would implement a 70 million euros water project to address water shortage in Morogoro Region, whose current demand rotates at 45,000 cubic litres per day. Deputy Minister for Water and Irrigation, Jumaa Aweso, said currently the state is waiting to sign a deal with the French Development Agency (FDA).

  • 17 Apr 2018 - 08:45 - KARACHI - Local Press Report

    Retired Justice Amir Hani Muslim, head of the Supreme Court-mandated water commission, on Monday took the managing director (MD) of the Karachi Water and Sewage Board (KWSB) to task in a tense hear

  • 17 Apr 2018 - 08:45 - ISFAHAN - Local Press Report

    Iranian authorities have begun to crack down on days of protests against water shortages in Iran’s third largest city of Isfahan.

  • 17 Apr 2018 - 08:45 - DOHA - Local Press Report

    In 2010, water was officially recognised as a universal human right by the United Nations. However, the European Union has yet to do the same.

  • 17 Apr 2018 - 08:45 - LONDON - Local Press Report

    Water companies must address concerns around corporate behaviour alongside producing their business plans for the upcoming price review, PR19, Ofwat’s chief executive has warned.

  • 17 Apr 2018 - 08:45 - ALBUQUERQUE NM - Local Press Report

    Shared fates and experiences in a community can help it withstand changes to water availability due to climate change, a recent study shows.

  • 12 Apr 2018 - 12:06 - KARACHI, - Local Press Report

    Water supply to many parts of Karachi has been suspended due to power loadshedding, resulting in protests in many parts of the city. “There is no water and electricity,” citizens said.

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