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  1. Radioactive Paris Tap Water Is "Fake News"

    22 Jul 2019- 08:01 by Local Press Report PARIS The Guardian As France faces a scorching new heatwave this week, Paris authorities have urged residents to keep calm and carry on drinking tap water after rumours spread that the capital’s water supplies had ...

    Local Press Report - 07/23/2019 - 14:22

  2. France Drought Intensifies, EDF May Restrict Nuclear Generation

    18 Jul 2019- 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France Water use restrictions are in place in much of France as drought hits crisis level in much of the country. France has suffered from lack of rainfall since last summer, compounded by an unpreceden ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2019 - 07:19

  3. Busting European Dams

    17 Jun 2019- 08:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France Europe's biggest dam-busting operation for decades has commenced with an irreparable breach in the 36-meter height Vezins Dam in northwest France. In a project that was conceived 10 years ag ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/17/2019 - 08:12

  4. Hydro Industry Assesses Climate Change Resilience

    18 May 2019- 07:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France A new guide will help the hydropower industry to assess resilience to extreme weather events. The International Hydropower Association (IHA) guide is designed to inform all hydropower projects re ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/18/2019 - 07:35

  5. Protecting River Health In The Face Of Power Sector Transformations

    13 May 2019- 06:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France On the eve of the World Hydropower Congress in Paris, WWF and The Nature Conservancy have launched an assessment of how the renewable energy revolution can solve the world’s climate and energy ch ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/13/2019 - 06:21

  6. We Must Live On Earth Differently: IPBES Report Sounds Planetary Alarm Bell

    6 May 2019- 08:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has completed its three-year review of the effect of modern civilization on natural world, publishing i ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/06/2019 - 08:56

  7. Global Report On Biodiversity And Ecosystem Services Will Be Presented Next Week

    29 Apr 2019- 11:04 by Local Press Report PARIS IPBES The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES): A definitive new global synthesis of the state of nature, ecosystems and nature's contributions to peop ...

    Local Press Report - 04/30/2019 - 11:34

  8. OECD, WWC Partner To Advance Water Security In Africa

    26 Mar 2019- 08:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France A new two-year partnership between he Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the World Water Council (WWC) in cooperation with the Kingdom of Morocco and the Republic o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/26/2019 - 08:50

  9. Swiss Re Releases Index Based River Level Insurance Product

    13 Jan 2019- 07:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France Insurance giant Swiss Re has announced a new index-based product to protect companies from the financial impact of high or low river water levels. The insurance will cover lost revenues due to bu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2019 - 07:14

  10. Karnataka Cities Appoint Suez Two Water Supply Contracts

    11 Jan 2019- 08:50 by Local Press Report PARIS Pumps and Systems Suez has won two contracts in water distribution and network management in Udupi and Puttur, two cities in the Southern Indian state of Karnataka. These 12-year contracts, worth a total of $ ...

    Local Press Report - 01/11/2019 - 08:50

  11. Climate Change: "Far Too Many Leaders Have Refused To Listen", Says Guterres

    11 Sep 2018- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, United States United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres has called on global leaders to rein in climate change faster. “If we do not change course by 2020, we risk missing the point where we ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/11/2018 - 09:36

  12. Paris Pissoirs: Piss Wars, Plant Pots And Penises

    31 Aug 2018- 08:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France Paris’ new “uritrottoirs” have come under further attack in recent weeks with protestors vandalizing the street urinals and feminists labelling them sexist and discriminatory. The bright red eco- ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/02/2018 - 11:28

  13. Paris Pissoirs Piss Wars

    15 Aug 2018- 06:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France New eco-friendly urinals have been placed across the city center of Paris to reduce the incidence of public urination on the streets prompting mixed reaction from Parisians. While some have welco ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/15/2018 - 06:08

  14. EDF Shuts Down Nuclear Reactors Because Water Is Too Hot

    8 Aug 2018- 08:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France Electricite de France (EDF) temporarily shut down four nuclear reactors August 4 in three plants because of Europe's continuing heatwave. Two of the halted reactors belong to EDF's Bugey ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/08/2018 - 08:15

  15. Suez Sells Stake In US Water Business For $610 Million USD

    27 Jul 2018- 10:37 by Local Press Report PARIS NASDAQ French waste and water group Suez will sell a 20 percent stake in its United States regulated water business to pension fund PGGM for $601 million, to help strengthen its balance sheet again after last ...

    Local Press Report - 07/27/2018 - 10:37

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