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  1. Bulgaria: New Environment And Water Minister Appointed Following Predecessor's Arrest

    18 Jan 2020- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SOFIA, Bulgaria The parliament of Bulgaria approved the appointment of Emil Dimitrov as the country's new environment and water minister 15 January, following the 10 January arrest and resignation of pred ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/18/2020 - 08:20

  2. Hospital In Scotland Is World's First To Achieve Alliance For Water Stewardship Certification

    15 Jan 2020- 06:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAITHNESS, United Kingdom Caithness General Hospital in Wick, Scotland, has become the first in the world to be awarded Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) certification. AWS is a global membership collaborat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2020 - 08:27

  3. Inflation Of Water Regulations Can Lead To Malfunction Of Governance Systems

    15 Jan 2020- 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland A new report from the Universities of Geneva (UNIGE) and Lausanne (UNIL) examines the effect of regulations with respect to natural resources (specifically, water). The authors suggest  tha ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2020 - 08:07

  4. EU Supports Croatia Water Systems Modernisation

    13 Jan 2020- 08:19 by Local Press Report SPLIT European Commission Today, the European Commission approved an investment of over EUR 128 million from the Cohesion Fund to modernise water supply, waste water collection and waste water treatment infrastruct ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2020 - 08:19

  5. Turkey-Northern Cyprus Water Pipeline Disrupted

    13 Jan 2020- 08:21 by Local Press Report NICOSIA Hurriyet Daily News The fresh water supply from Turkey to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) has suffered a disruption, Turkey’s agriculture and forestry minister said on Jan. 11. Bekir Pakdemir ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2020 - 08:21

  6. Bulgaria: Environment Minister Arrested, Resigns Over Water Mismanagement

    13 Jan 2020- 08:18 by Local Press Report SOFIA Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project Bulgaria’s Environment Minister announced his resignation on Friday following detention and questioning about his ministry’s alleged mismanagement of water sup ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2020 - 08:18

  7. New Russia Climate Change Plan Acknowledges Extreme Weather Patterns; Looks To Drought-resistant Crops, Dams To Address Water Challenges

    11 Jan 2020- 09:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The government of Russia has acknowledged that climate change has had a prominent and increasing effect on its economy and population and has released its plan to adapt to such changes. In a rel ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/11/2020 - 09:15

  8. Transboundary Water Cooperation Hampered By "Fake News"

    11 Jan 2020- 08:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Manipulation of information and dissemination of “fake news” are having negative effects on transboundary water cooperation, according to an advisor to the Stockholm International Water Insti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/11/2020 - 08:52

  9. The Climate Disasters Of 2019

    6 Jan 2020- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom A new report from NGO  Christian Aid  identifies and quantifies 15 of the most destructive weather events of 2019. All of the disasters (floods, cyclones, typhoons, hurricanes, tropical s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/09/2020 - 10:03

  10. Conflict Then Flash Floods: 230,000 Children Affected In Northern Syria

    27 Dec 2019- 10:29 by Staff- Water Diplomat ANKARA, Turkey Flash flooding in northern Syria has particularly affected over 230,000 children who have already been displaced by conflict in 2019, according to NGO Save the Children. In Northwest Syria, severa ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  11. EU Humanitarian Aid Supports Water Access In Ukraine Conflict Zone

    27 Dec 2019- 07:09 by Local Press Report Brussels European Commission The European Commission announced today an additional €8 million for the vulnerable people in Ukraine affected by the ongoing conflict in the east of the country. This funding brings EU ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:32

  12. Climate Change Degrades Turkey Water Wealth

    27 Dec 2019- 07:15 by Local Press Report ISTANBUL Daily Sabah Turkey has weathered the consequences of global warming in recent years. As ecological patterns change seasonal temperatures, precipitation has gradually decreased. Mustafa Uzun, deputy directo ...

    Local Press Report - 12/27/2019 - 07:15

  13. Regulator Orders England And Wales Water Companies To Cut Charges To Customers

    18 Dec 2019- 08:20 by Local Press Report LONDON The Independent Water firms in England and Wales have been told to cut bills for the average household by £50- or 12 per cent- over the next five years by the regulator Ofwat. In a report published on Monday ...

    Local Press Report - 12/18/2019 - 08:20

  14. "Irresponsible" Agriculture Contaminates Spain's Aquifers

    18 Dec 2019- 07:56 by Local Press Report MADRID Euronews Almost half of Spain's groundwater reserves are polluted, according to the Ministry of Ecological Transition. Also known as aquifers, the polluted reserves are a pressing problem that affects t ...

    Local Press Report - 12/18/2019 - 07:56

  15. SIWI Chief Claims COP25 "Breakthrough For Water"

    18 Dec 2019- 07:55 by Local Press Report STOCKHOLM Stockholm International Water Institute Despite its shortcomings, COP25 turned out to be an important breakthrough for water on the climate agenda. Now we must make sure that all countries follow up on th ...

    Local Press Report - 12/18/2019 - 07:55

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