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  1. Climate Change Means More Extreme Rainfall in World’s Wettest and Driest Areas: Study

    9 Mar 2016- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia The effects of climate change will include more extreme rainfall in both the world’s wettest and driest regions for the rest of the century, according to a new study by researchers from the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/09/2016 - 10:09

  2. Kashmir Confirms Hepatitis E Outbreak

    9 Mar 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SRINAGAR, India Health officials have confirmed an outbreak of hepatitis E in the Kulgam district of South Kashmir. So far, 13 cases have been diagnosed in the village of Cheki-Wangund. The outbreak is being ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/09/2016 - 10:10

  3. China to Intensify Air, Water Pollution Fight

    8 Mar 2016- 11:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China will intensify efforts to reduce air and water pollution, Premier Li Keqiang said over the weekend. In his annual Government Work Report on March 5th, Li announced targets of cutting ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/08/2016 - 11:35

  4. Water Supply Returns to West Delhi After Canal Repairs Completed

    8 Mar 2016- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Water supply to Dwarka, Janakpuri and other areas in west Delhi is expected to resume by the end of this week after repairs were completed on a portion of the Munak canal in neighboring Haryana ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/08/2016 - 11:07

  5. Bangladesh Presses for "Immediate Signing" of Teesta Water-Sharing Deal

    8 Mar 2016- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Bangladesh is seeking the “immediate signing” of an agreement with neighboring India on sharing the waters of the Teesta River, a Bangladeshi official said last week. Speaking at an India ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/08/2016 - 10:49

  6. China Seeks to Revive Myitsone Dam Project: Ambassador

    7 Mar 2016- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YANGON, Myanmar China plans to hold negotiations with the new government in Myanmar in order to rescue the controversial $3.6 billion USD Myitsone Dam project, located at the confluence of the Mali and N’mai ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/07/2016 - 11:16

  7. Pakistani Government Acquires Land for Long-Delayed Diamer Bhasha Dam

    7 Mar 2016- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government has procured land for the long-delayed Diamer Bhasha Dam project, using $1 billion USD of its own resources. Work on the project is expected to start by the end of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/07/2016 - 10:48

  8. Thailand Prepares Cloud-Seeding Operations at Country’s Four Major Dams

    7 Mar 2016- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Thailand is planning to conduct cloud-seeding operations this month, focused on adding more water to the country’s four main dams-- Bhumibhon, Sirikit, Kwae Noi and Pasak-- General Lersak ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/07/2016 - 10:36

  9. India’s Haryana State to Waive Tax, Water Tariff for Properties Damaged in Recent Caste Riots

    4 Mar 2016- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHANDIGARH, India The government of India’s Haryana state announced this week that it would waive property taxes and water tariffs for those whose residential or commercial properties were damaged during caste ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/04/2016 - 10:49

  10. India’s Nitte University Maps Fluoride Distribution in Karnataka’s Drinking Water

    3 Mar 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANGALURU, India A transnational research team from India’s Nitte University Center for Science Education & Research has mapped out the distribution of fluoride in drinking water throughout India’s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/03/2016 - 09:59

  11. Syabas Denies Rationing Plan for Klang Valley

    2 Mar 2016- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (Syabas), one of the water concessionaires operating in Malaysia’s Selangor state, this week denied it was planning to implement stage 2 water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/02/2016 - 10:16

  12. Groundwater in 11 of 13 Andhra Pradesh Districts Has Excess Fluoride: Report

    2 Mar 2016- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HYDERABAD, India The groundwater in 11 out of 13 districts in Andhra Pradesh state is contaminated with excessive fluoride levels, according to a report presented in the lower house of the Indian parliament ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/02/2016 - 10:16

  13. TEPCO Aims to Contain Contaminated Groundwater Buildup by 2020

    1 Mar 2016- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, said on February 26th that it expects to halt the buildup of contaminated groundwater that ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/01/2016 - 10:25

  14. Delhi Jal Board Shuts Down Two Water Treatment Plants Over Ammonia Contamination

    1 Mar 2016- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) has decided to shut down two water treatment plants at Wazirabad and Chandrawal due to increased ammonia levels in the Yamuna River, according to Delhi Water Resources ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/01/2016 - 10:04

  15. Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Watchdog Charges Officials in Vidarbha Dam Project

    29 Feb 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India The Maharashtra state Anti-Corruption Bureau has filed criminal charges against two irrigation department officials and five partners of contractor FA Construction for conspiracy and forgery ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/29/2016 - 10:02

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