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  1. New Australia Dam Investment Criticized By Environmentalists

    14 Oct 2019- 07:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CANBERRA, Australia The federal government of Australia and the state government of water-stressed New South Wales (NSW) have jointly allocated approximately $675 Million USD to upgrade an existing dam and to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/14/2019 - 07:02

  2. Australia: Massive Flying Magnet Deployed To Help Farmers Discover Water

    9 Oct 2019- 10:28 by Local Press Report SYDNEY 7 News (Australia) A massive metal detector attached to a helicopter is being flown over large parts of NSW to help farmers discover water and mineral sources. The airborne electromagnetic survey over the sta ...

    Local Press Report - 10/09/2019 - 10:28

  3. Australia Sets Aside Millions For Water Transport To Drought-stricken Towns

    9 Oct 2019- 10:27 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW Sky News Millions of Australian dollars have been set aside to transport supplies to parts of the country which have just six months worth of water left. Forty towns, all in the state of New South Wales ( ...

    Local Press Report - 10/09/2019 - 10:27

  4. Water Crisis Disrupts Australian Meat Processing Sector

    2 Oct 2019- 11:04 by Local Press Report ST LEONARD'S NSW Global Meat News Australian red meat processors have warned that the ongoing water crisis that is affecting the country will hinder production. "Day Zero is when water rationing comes into ...

    Local Press Report - 10/02/2019 - 11:04

  5. Small Australian Towns Prepare For Day Zero

    29 Sep 2019- 06:55 by Local Press Report GUYRA Digital Journal The little town of Guyra- population 2,000- in eastern Australia lies next to a freshwater lagoon just half a day’s drive from Sydney, but its drinking water is due to run dry in 400 days’ tim ...

    Local Press Report - 09/29/2019 - 06:55

  6. Moody's: Water Availability Is An Increasing Operational Risk To Mining Sector

    29 Sep 2019- 04:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States New analysis from credit rating agency Moody's outlining key risks for mining companies suggests that the combined effect of stricter environmental regulations and tighter contr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/29/2019 - 04:14

  7. Australia: NSW Explores Discredited Plan To Turn Coastal Rivers Inland

    24 Sep 2019- 05:19 by Local Press Report SYDNEY The Guardian New South Wales has been secretly exploring a highly controversial plan to turn the state’s coastal rivers inland to provide more water for irrigators and towns in the west of the state. The pro ...

    Local Press Report - 09/24/2019 - 05:19

  8. Australia Launches National Water Grid Authority

    18 Sep 2019- 07:17 by Local Press Report CANBERRA Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development The Liberal and Nationals Government is ensuring future water security for inland Australia with today’s launch of the $100 million National W ...

    Local Press Report - 09/18/2019 - 07:17

  9. Australia: NSW Addresses Possibility Of Day Zero

    17 Sep 2019- 06:58 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW SBS News Parts of regional NSW could run out of water as early as November as the state faces a drought of "unprecedented proportions". Projections from the state's river operator and bulk ...

    Local Press Report - 09/17/2019 - 06:58

  10. "Fierce" Meeting; "Watered-Down Communique"; Drowning Pacific Islands; Australia Intransigence Blamed

    20 Aug 2019- 04:10 by TWD Staff FUNAFUTI, Tuvalu A statement of the Pacific Islands Forum on the climate crisis and global warming, issued August 16, fell short of being the compelling global call to action that many island nations desired. Fiji Prime Min ...

    TWD Staff - 08/26/2019 - 10:47

  11. Chile's Atacama Region To Benefit From Australian Desal Expertise

    20 Aug 2019- 12:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRISBANE QLD, Australia The Sustainable Minerals Institute Center of Excellence (SMI-ICI) of the University of Queensland and TRENDS Industrial have reached an agreement for collaboration on an integrated desa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/20/2019 - 12:02

  12. Australia: Sydney To Double Desalination Capacity

    13 Aug 2019- 06:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY NSW, Australia The state government of News South Wales, Australia, plans to double the output of the city of Sydney’s Kurnell desalination plant. Severe drought has caused a depletion of Sydney’s water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/13/2019 - 06:43

  13. Australia Drought: State Deploys Trains To Deliver Water To Coal Mines

    13 Aug 2019- 04:43 by Local Press Report LITHGOW NSW ABC News (Australia) Trains carrying 725,000 litres of water a day are the latest weapon to keep a drought-affected mine in inland New South Wales in production and keep jobs secure. The unorthodox mode ...

    Local Press Report - 08/13/2019 - 04:43

  14. Consumer Watchdog Will Probe Murray-Darling Water Usage

    7 Aug 2019- 14:11 by Local Press Report CANBERRA The Sydney Morning Herald The consumer watchdog will probe agricultural water use and trade amid growing concerns in regional communities about the influence of speculators and brokers in the complex market ...

    Local Press Report - 08/07/2019 - 14:11

  15. $270 Million USD Desal Project Will Support Drinking Water And Irrigation In South West Australia

    3 Aug 2019- 13:07 by Local Press Report PERTH The West Australian A $270 Million USD plan to bring higher quality drinking and irrigation water to the South West is one step closer. The Myalup-Wellington Project to reduce salinity levels in the Wellington ...

    Local Press Report - 08/03/2019 - 13:07

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