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  1. Tasmania Enforces Unprecedented Water Restrictions

    22 Jan 2020- 06:23 by Local Press Report HOBART SBS News Water restrictions in Tasmania have been extended to include most of the state for the first time, after three years of dry conditions and low rainfall. TasWater says the restrictions will take effe ...

    Local Press Report - 01/22/2020 - 06:23

  2. Australia Bushfires And The Threat to Drinking Water, Ecosystems

    14 Jan 2020- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia Devastating ongoing bushfires in Australia threaten to wreak havoc on water resources as ecologists warn that resultant algae blossoms threaten freshwater ecosystems and diminish the quality ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2020 - 07:45

  3. Australia To Cull 10,000 Feral Camels Amid Drought

    13 Jan 2020- 08:20 by Local Press Report UMUWA Live Science A lot of camels are going to die this week, as Australian hunters mow them down from the air. They aren't from the continent, but arrived in the 1840s on ships. Nearly 200 years later, they& ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2020 - 08:20

  4. Ash From Bush Fires May Contaminate Sydney Drinking Water Supply

    16 Dec 2019- 11:45 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW The Sydney Morning Herald Ongoing bushfires have incinerated most of the forests in Sydney's main catchment, leaving water reserves exposed to significant contamination in the event of a major downp ...

    Local Press Report - 12/16/2019 - 11:45

  5. Australia: Drought Intensifies, Criminals Heist Water By The Truckload

    16 Dec 2019- 05:22 by Local Press Report SYDNEY 7 News As drought continues to ravage NSW, water is now so precious it is being stolen by the truckload. Tweed-Byron Police District detectives are on the hunt for brazen H2O bandits who took off with 25,000 ...

    Local Press Report - 12/16/2019 - 05:22

  6. How Mining Activities Damage Sydney Water Supply

    11 Dec 2019- 07:54 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW Mining Technology With rapidly declining dam levels and bushfires raging through the state of New South Wales (NSW), the issue of water scarcity has never been more topical. Now, an independent report ha ...

    Local Press Report - 12/11/2019 - 07:54

  7. Australia: Metallic Sludge Contaminates Sydney Drinking Water Sources

    1 Dec 2019- 13:36 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW ABC News (Australia) Metallic sludge is contaminating two dams that supply drinking water to one of Sydney's biggest growth areas, official data from New South Wales' peak water body has reveale ...

    Local Press Report - 12/01/2019 - 13:36

  8. Emissions Gap Report: Targets Won't Be Met

    2 Dec 2019- 08:59 by Staff- Water Diplomat NAIROBI, Kenya The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has released its annual Emissions Gap Report, in advance of the annual United Nations climate conference in Madrid. According to scientific models, p ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:23

  9. Sydney Examines Wastewater Recycling Solutions To Drought Crisis

    1 Dec 2019- 09:28 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW The Sydney Morning Herald Water recycling could be expanded in Sydney as the NSW government orders an urgent report into all options to boost the city’s supply amid the worsening drought. Water Minister M ...

    Local Press Report - 12/01/2019 - 09:28

  10. Sydney Faces New Water Restrictions As Bush Fires Rage

    20 Nov 2019- 12:01 by OOSKAnews Info SYDNEY, Australia Continuation of the hot and dry weather in Sydney and the deadly bush fires is causing fear that the city that is home to 5 million people will soon face an increase in water restrictions. Level 1 res ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 11/20/2019 - 12:01

  11. Australia Drought Stimulus Package Announced

    7 Nov 2019- 07:29 by Local Press Report CANBERRA ABC Australia Murray River water destined for Adelaide will be reallocated to farmers upstream so they can grow feed for their livestock, as part of a federal drought stimulus package announced in Canberra ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2019 - 07:29

  12. Australia Government Sued Over PFAS Contamination

    4 Nov 2019- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CANBERRA, Australia Over 40,000 Australians have begun a class action lawsuit against the country's government, suing over exposure to PFAS chemical contamination. The lawsuit, which has been supported by ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/04/2019 - 10:19

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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