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  1. REMINDER! TUNE IN 27 MAY! aquaNOW Audience, "Water and Resilient Cities"

    14 May 2020- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, United Kingdom This OOSKAnews Article was updated 20 May Our world will have an estimated 2 billion new urban residents by 2050, so how do we make our cities more resilient in a water context? We ne ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2020 - 05:39

  2. Water Demand Under Extreme Hydrological Events: Implications For Cities (March 2020 Workshop)

    4 Nov 2019- 07:20 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE National University of Singapore The Institute of Water Policy, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, and the International Journal of Water Resources Development, are org ...

    Local Press Report - 11/04/2019 - 07:20

  3. India's Wells Are Running Dry Fast and It Needs to Act Now

    19 Jun 2017- 06:05 by Local Press Report BENGALURU The News Minute Over the past three years, the monsoon – the rainy season that runs from June through September, depending on the region – has been weak or delayed across much of India, causing widespread ...

    Local Press Report - 06/19/2017 - 06:05

  4. OOSKAnews Voices: Role of Technology in Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

    23 Sep 2016- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE OOSKAnews Voices  is a series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for or ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/23/2016 - 10:39

  5. Singapore May Restrict Water Use If Johor Water Levels Don't Improve

    20 Nov 2015- 08:39 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE Straits Times Water levels in Linggiu Reservoir in Johor have fallen to an all-time low of about 43 per cent, and Singapore could take the unprecedented step of restricting all non-essential use of water ...

    Local Press Report - 11/20/2015 - 08:39

  6. OOSKAnews Voices: India's River-Linking Program Highlights Costs, Opportunities of Large-Scale Water Infrastructure Projects

    2 Nov 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE OOSKAnews Voices is a new series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/02/2015 - 10:17

  7. Delegates Tweet Their Thoughts #WWCXV and Look Forward to WWC 16 in Mexico in 2017!

    29 May 2015- 09:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom As the XV th World Water Congress came to an end on Friday, delegates tweeted their reflections on the knowledge shared during the event.  James Hutton Institute (‏@JamesHut ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2015 - 12:12

  8. World Water Congress: Tortajada Looks Forward to Scotland

    6 Oct 2014- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom The XVth World Water Congress of the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) will meet in Edinburgh, Scotland, on May 25-29, 2015. OOSKAnews caught up this week with ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2014 - 12:23

  9. Sixty Percent of China’s Groundwater Too Polluted to Drink

    24 Apr 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China A new survey released on April 22 by the Chinese Ministry of Land and Water Resources found that at least 60 percent of the country’s groundwater is severely polluted. In China, water quality is ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/24/2014 - 10:11

  10. OOSKAnews Correction

    In a May 29 story headlined "Singapore a Model for Water Management, but More Needs to Be Done," OOSKAnews reported that Dr. Cecilia Tortajada is the current President of the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) and Vice President of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/31/2013 - 10:06

  11. Singapore a Model for Water Management, but More Needs to Be Done

    Singapore’s water management is a model for the rest of the world, but while much has been done, there is still room for improvement, according to Drs. Asit Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada, two of the authors of the new book, T he Singapore Water Story: Sust ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 20:46

  12. Survey Finds 70 Percent of North China Groundwater “Unfit for Human Touch”

    A survey released last week by the Chinese Ministry of Land and Water Resources reveals that much of the groundwater in the North China Plain is severely polluted.  ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:13