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  • 25 Jan 2021 - 08:16 - PARIS - Local Press Report

    Electricite de France SA had to disconnect all four reactors at its Paluel nuclear plant on France’s north coast Wednesday after a “significant and unforeseeable” number of fish got stuck in the filter drums of the pumping station.

  • 25 Jan 2021 - 08:04 - VIENNA - Local Press Report

    The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water (PSIPW) have renewed their long-standing agreement to promote the use of space-based technology for better water resource management.

  • 25 Jan 2021 - 08:07 - DOHA - Local Press Report

    The Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) announced Sunday that it recently launched a new project to dig wells and rehabilitate water projects in Yemen.

  • 25 Jan 2021 - 08:13 - ABUJA - Local Press Report

    The President and Commander – in – Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR has approved the renewal/ appointment of Nine (9) Managing Directors and One (1) Executive Director for some of the River Basin Development Authorities with effect from Tuesday, 5th January, 2021.

  • 25 Jan 2021 - 08:15 - BOGOTA - Local Press Report

    Do you need to be worried? Are the hippos OK? The hippos are fine: In fact, their numbers have exploded in Colombia thanks to aggressive breeding over the last 30 years.

  • 25 Jan 2021 - 08:02 - BEIJING - Local Press Report

    China’s investment in water conservancy facilities hit a record high of 770 billion yuan (about 118.5 billion U.S. dollars) last year, according to the Ministry of Water Resources.

  • 25 Jan 2021 - 08:05 - BUCHAREST - Local Press Report

    The European Commission (EC) has approved a major investment of over EUR 222 million from the Cohesion Fund for the modernization and installation of drinking water and wastewater infrastructure in Romania's Ilfov county, which includes the localities around Bucharest.

  • 25 Jan 2021 - 08:12 - SANA'A - Local Press Report

    Yemeni Water and Environment Minister blamed international organizations choosing to establish headquarters in the Houthi-run capital, Sanaa, for causing chaos in humanitarian relief programs.

  • 25 Jan 2021 - 08:14 - LONDON - Local Press Report

    The environment secretary, George Eustice, has made a commitment to reducing releases of raw sewage by water companies into rivers and coastal waters.

  • 25 Jan 2021 - 08:15 - STIRLING - Local Press Report

    The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is continuing to respond to an ongoing ransomware attack thought to be caused by international serious and organised cyber crime groups.

  • 25 Jan 2021 - 08:03 - DUBAI - Local Press Report

    For its privatization plans, Saudi Arabia is not thinking – or taking - half-measures. If anyone needs confirmation, check out the kingdom’s utility sector… and specifically, the water side of it.

  • 25 Jan 2021 - 08:07 - UTTARAKHAND - Local Press Report

    The Ganges River—with the combined flows of the Brahmaputra and Meghna rivers—could be responsible for up to 3 billion microplastic particles entering the Bay of Bengal every day, according to new research.

  • 21 Jan 2021 - 13:00 - EDINBURGH, United Kingdom - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The rapid proliferation of cryptocurrencies in recent years (with Bitcoin the most prominent) is raising environmental concerns, and water resources deployed for hydropower are becoming central to the discourse.

  • 21 Jan 2021 - 12:20 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A broad coalition of pressure groups delivered a letter to Joe Biden and Kamala Harris a week before their inauguration urging them to use their executive powers to implement a nationwide moratorium on utility shutoffs on day one of their administration.

  • 21 Jan 2021 - 12:30 - BAGHDAD, Iraq - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The government of Iraq has warned that the country could face a water crisis in the absence of a water quota deal with Turkey, which faces its own water shortage challenges.

  • 21 Jan 2021 - 11:12 - HARARE, Zimbabwe - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Human rights groups have called on the Zimbabwean government to ensure access to clean water amid tightening COVID-19 lockdown restrictions across the country.

  • 21 Jan 2021 - 11:47 - ANKARA, Turkey - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The causal factors behind Turkey’s water woes include persistently lower rainfall, inefficient water retention policies and wasteful practices in agriculture, municipal and domestic use, further magnified by sustained population growth.

    With Turkey's government bing forced in January to denia media reports that Istanbul may run out of water within 45 days, new statistics illustrate the role played by outmoded, wasteful irrigation practises in the country.

  • 21 Jan 2021 - 11:31 - LUSAKA, Zambia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Women and girls in rural sub-Saharn Africa can benefit from up to 32 hours more time per month with availability of piped water supplies closer to home.

    This extra time dramatically improves the lives of women and girls, while also improving economic opportunities, food security and well-being for entire households, according to new research.

  • 21 Jan 2021 - 11:20 - NAIROBI, Kenya - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The United Nations Envrionment Programme (UNEP) has called on the international community to step up its work in nature-based solutions (NbS) to facilitate adaptation to climate change and water hazards in developing countries.

  • 21 Jan 2021 - 10:19 - WASHINGTON DC - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The long running dispute regarding a river system which runs along the Georgia-Florida state line is scheduled to be heard by the US Supreme Court in February.

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