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  1. Iraq, Turkey And The Tigris Water Quota Deal

    21 Jan 2021- 12:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq 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. Media in the region a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2021 - 12:30

  2. India Supreme Court Addresses Yamuna River Pollution

    18 Jan 2021- 08:21 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Business Insider India The Supreme Court on Wednesday said pollution-free water forms a basic right under the constitutional framework as it took suo moto cognisance of the issue of contamination of river ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2021 - 08:21

  3. China's PFAS Problem

    18 Jan 2021- 08:21 by Local Press Report BEIJING SciTech Daily Drinking water in several cities and regions in China contains high levels of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs), according to a new study. The findings, from a team of rese ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2021 - 08:21

  4. Wasteful Irrigation Methods As A Cause Of Turkey Water Crisis

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

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2021 - 13:15

  5. Inner Mongolia Afforestation To Protect Yellow River Basin

    11 Jan 2021- 12:19 by Local Press Report BAOTOU ECNS North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region plans to afforest about 3.3 million hectares of land in the next five years, local authorities said Tuesday. The afforestation project is aimed to rai ...

    Local Press Report - 01/11/2021 - 12:19

  6. Myanmar Villagers Demand Closure Of Polluting Fertiliser Factory

    11 Jan 2021- 12:25 by Local Press Report YANGON Myanmar NOW Residents of two villages in Yangon region’s Twante township met with representatives of a nearby fertilizer factory and government officials last week to demand the closure of the foul-smelling ...

    Local Press Report - 01/11/2021 - 12:25

  7. Israel Desal Technology For Bahrain

    11 Jan 2021- 12:22 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Israel Hayom Israel's national water company, Mekorot, is on the verge of signing its first deal to provide Bahrain with desalination technology for brackish water. Although the company did not releas ...

    Local Press Report - 01/11/2021 - 12:22

  8. Thailand Unhappy About China-Funded Laos Dam

    12 Jan 2021- 13:54 by Staff- Water Diplomat BANGKOK, Thailand The government of Thailand has expressed concern about plans by Laos to build another hydroelectric dam on the Mekong River, citing environmental concerns. Thailand has called for a more compre ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  9. Lebanon-Israel Transnational River Dispute Heightens Tensions

    9 Jan 2021- 10:51 by Staff- Water Diplomat TEL AVIV, Israel   PUBLISHER'S CORRECTION, 13 January: This news article (OOSKAnews and The Water Diplomat) has been corrected to reflect a mis-spelling in the original article of "Metulla", and a ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/13/2021 - 07:50

  10. China Government Approves Yangtze Conservation Legislation

    13 Jan 2021- 11:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The government of China has approved a new law on Yangtze River conservation, following a third review, which will take effect on March 1 2021. The new legislation is part of China’s efforts to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2021 - 11:51

  11. Water Security Key Priority In Asia's COVID-19 Recovery

    13 Jan 2021- 11:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines A water development report published by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) last month urges regions across Asia and the Pacific to prioritise water security as part of their COVID-19 recovery ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2021 - 11:42

  12. Singapore Tests Flood Protection Technology

    3 Jan 2021- 07:59 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE Channel News Asia Singapore is testing a possible new addition to its arsenal to keep people dry when flash floods threaten during the monsoon season. While the new flood protection device looks like an or ...

    Local Press Report - 01/03/2021 - 07:59

  13. Malaysian Inter-state Water Negotiations

    3 Jan 2021- 07:56 by Local Press Report JERLUN Free Malaysia Today Kedah [state] will take the raw water matter to court if negotiations come to a deadlock, Menteri Besar Muhammad Sanusi Nor said. “We will negotiate with Penang [state] now, as we are in M ...

    Local Press Report - 01/03/2021 - 07:56

  14. Thailand Plans Safe, Affordable Water Management Future

    3 Jan 2021- 08:08 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post Five water management plans to make water safer and more affordable will be presented to the National Water Resources Committee (NWRC) for approval next Monday. Somkiat Prajamwong, secretary-gen ...

    Local Press Report - 01/03/2021 - 08:08

  15. Bangalore Upgrades Sewage Treatment Systems

    3 Jan 2021- 08:02 by Local Press Report BENGALURU The New Indian Express The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) plans to upgrade 20 of its Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs), in the light of the National Green Tribunal’s order on the need for b ...

    Local Press Report - 01/03/2021 - 08:02

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