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  1. Oz Advises Households To Run Taps For 30 Seconds To Avoid Lead Poisoning

    27 Nov 2018- 12:52 by Local Press Report MELBOURNE News.com Australian households have been officially advised to run their taps for at least 30 seconds in the morning amid fears of lead poisoning from plumbing products. The alert was issued in July by en ...

    Local Press Report - 11/27/2018 - 12:52

  2. Oz PM Announces Extra $363 Million USD For Water Infrastructure

    21 Nov 2018- 11:30 by Local Press Report MELBOURNE The Guardian Michael McCormack has announced an extra $500m (Australian) for water infrastructure projects, including dams, a near doubling of capital spending in the Coalition’s water infrastructure fund ...

    Local Press Report - 11/21/2018 - 11:30

  3. Logging In Melbourne Water Catchments Will Reduce City Water Supply

    18 Nov 2018- 14:04 by Local Press Report MELBOURNE Phys.org Continued logging in Melbourne's water catchments could reduce the city's water supply by the equivalent of 600,000 people's annual water use every year by 2050, according to new a ...

    Local Press Report - 11/18/2018 - 14:04

  4. Researchers Examine Climate Change Responsibility For Australia Droughts, Floods

    16 Nov 2018- 15:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia Researchers from Australia's Climate Council describes linkages betwen climate change and severe droughts and floods gripping much of Australia. The Council's new report "Delug ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/16/2018 - 15:09

  5. Stream Life Is "Swimming In A Mixture Of Pharmaceuticals"

    14 Nov 2018- 09:48 by OOSKAnews Info Melbourne, Australia A multitude of biologically active pharmaceuticals contaminate surface waters globally, yet their presence in aquatic food webs remain largely unknown. A new study released in Science Daily on Nove ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 11/14/2018 - 09:48

  6. Oz Labor Party Leader Proposes New Pacific Development Bank

    29 Oct 2018- 10:29 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW The Conversation Bill Shorten is flagging that Labor would set up a government-backed infrastructure investment bank to promote concessional financing for nation-building projects in the Pacific. In a sp ...

    Local Press Report - 10/29/2018 - 10:29

  7. Australian Villagers Take On Giant Beverage Company Over Water Extraction

    14 Oct 2018- 12:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MELBOURNE, Australia Residents of Stanley (pop 400) in Australia’s Victoria State have delivered a petition with more than 125,000 signatures to the Australian HQ of Japanese Asahi-Schweppes Beverages asking t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/14/2018 - 12:27

  8. Mining Giant Avoids Full Environmental Impact Assessment Of Water Extraction Plan

    18 Sep 2018- 07:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CANBERRA, Australia Indian mining giant Adani's plan to build a 61 kilometer pipeline to pump up to 12.5 billion liters of water a year from a river in drought-stricken Queensland has come closer to reali ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/18/2018 - 07:28

  9. Australia: Allegations Of Illegal Groundwater Bores By Giant Indian Mining Corporation

    12 Sep 2018- 10:03 by Local Press Report BRISBANE ABC News (Australia) The Queensland environment department has launched an investigation into a series of groundwater bores drilled by Indian miner Adani, which conservationists say were sunk without appro ...

    Local Press Report - 09/12/2018 - 10:03

  10. Tiny Australia Town Takes On Drinks Giant Asahi Over Water Extraction

    19 Aug 2018- 09:10 by OOSKAnews Info SYDNEY, Australia A group from the rural community of Stanley (pop. 400) in the north east of Australia’s Victoria State has launched an online petition asking Japanese brewing and soft drinks giant Asahi Beverages to ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 08/19/2018 - 09:10

  11. South Australia Plans New Desal Plant

    19 Aug 2018- 05:35 by Local Press Report PORT LINCOLN 9 News (Australia) An $80 million desalination plant is being planned for Port Lincoln, with SA Water already purchasing land at the "preferred" site for the facility. SA Water bought 60 hect ...

    Local Press Report - 08/19/2018 - 05:35

  12. 100 Percent Drought Declared In New South Wales

    13 Aug 2018- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia As of August 9, the entire Australian state of New South Wales was officially in drought, sparking fears of a food shortage. Farmers are hand-feeding cattle as grazing pastures turn arid, and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/13/2018 - 10:41

  13. "Reckless" Approval For More Coal Mining In Sydney Catchment

    1 Aug 2018- 07:25 by Local Press Report Sydney The Sydney Morning Herald The government of New South Wales has approved expanded coal mining in Greater Sydney's water catchment, ignoring concerns of a state agency, and without waiting for an independ ...

    Local Press Report - 08/01/2018 - 07:25

  14. Fracking Caused Radioactive Contamination Of Water In West Australia

    26 Jun 2018- 13:01 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW The Sydney Morning Herald High levels of a radioactive material and other contaminants have been found in water from a West Australian fracking site but operators say it could be diluted and fed to beef ...

    Local Press Report - 06/26/2018 - 13:01

  15. New South Wales To Impose Drastic Fines For Water Theft

    26 Jun 2018- 13:01 by OOSKAnews Info SYDNEY, Australia Water thieves in New South Wales will face tough financial penalties under new laws passed by state parliament. These include fines of up to $5 million for corporations and $500,000 for individuals. & ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/05/2018 - 12:34

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