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  1. IAEA Highlights Importance of Fresh Water Conservation

    27 Mar 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report VIENNA International Atomic Energy Agency The theme of World Water Day 2017 —Why waste water? —highlights the importance of conserving our limited freshwater resources. As more of the world’s population moves to ...

    Local Press Report - 03/27/2017 - 09:52

  2. Clean Energy Production Could Upset Global Water Supplies

    14 Apr 2016- 08:24 by Local Press Report LAXENBURG Deutsche Welle Although the move from fossil fuels to renewables is accelerating, recent research out of Austria warns energy production that reduces greenhouse gas emissions may put more pressure on ...

    Local Press Report - 04/14/2016 - 08:24

  3. New Danube Management Plan Endorsed

    10 Feb 2016- 10:03 by Local Press Report VIENNA United Nations Information Service Cleaner, healthier and safer waters for everyone to enjoy are the objective of two new management plans for the Danube River Basin that were endorsed in Vienna today. The ...

    Local Press Report - 02/10/2016 - 10:03

  4. Czech Republic Considers Inter-Basin Transfers to Fight Drought

    15 Dec 2015- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRAGUE, Czech Republic The Czech government is considering a plan to transfer water from the Danube River to the Vltava or Elbe rivers in an effort to mitigate the effects of ongoing drought. The plan would ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/15/2015 - 10:43

  5. Japanese Nuclear Official Pledges to Continue Work to Contain Contaminated Water Crisis at Fukushima Nuclear Plant

    16 Sep 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VIENNA, Austria The head of the Japan Atomic Energy Commission this week pledged to continue work to decommission reactors and contain radioactive water at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/16/2015 - 10:01

  6. World Bank, Austria, China to Finance Pakistan’s Tarbela-5 Project

    17 Aug 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The World Bank, the Austrian government and Chinese investors have expressed interest in financing Pakistan’s $800 million USD, 1,400-megawatt Tarbela Fifth Extension Hydropower Project, a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/17/2015 - 10:17

  7. Moldova to Build Sewage System, Treatment Plant in Cantemir District

    16 Jul 2015- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CANTEMIR, Moldova In two years, some 9,000 residents of Moldova’s Cantemir District will have access to a sewer system and a wastewater treatment plant, under a new infrastructure project launched last week by ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/16/2015 - 10:07

  8. IAEA Cites Need for Improvements to Fukushima Clean-Up Effort

    14 May 2015- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VIENNA, Austria Although it has made “good progress” in cleaning up the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility, the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) could be doing a better job at handling radioactive ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/14/2015 - 10:40

  9. Danube Countries Show Uneven Progress Toward Water, Sanitation Goals

    11 May 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VIENNA, Austria While there have been improvements over the past 15 years, countries in the Danube River basin have made uneven progress toward providing sustainable water and wastewater services for all of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/11/2015 - 10:13

  10. Planned Dams in Balkans Threaten Rivers

    20 Feb 2015- 10:55 by Local Press Report VIENNA Euractiv.net More is known about rivers in the Amazon than Europe’s last wild waterways in the Balkans. But these unique ecosystems in southeast Europe could soon be gone, along with endangered species such ...

    Local Press Report - 02/20/2015 - 10:55

  11. PepsiCo, IADB Launch New Data Management Tool

    4 Sep 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden US-based multinational food and beverage corporation PepsiCo announced during World Water Week in Stockholm that it has developed a new data management and modeling tool, Hydro-BID, in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/04/2014 - 09:59

  12. WaterComm to Help Water Policy Groups Bridge the Communication Gap

    28 Aug 2014- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden A new, first-of-its-kind agency has been formed to meet the need for effective communications and stakeholder engagement at global water policy groups. The Water Communication Consortium ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/03/2014 - 09:59

  13. Pakistan's Finance Ministry Releases $254 Million for Diamer-Bhasha Dam

    19 May 2014- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan’s Finance Ministry last week announced it was releasing $253.8 million USD to start construction of the 4,500-megawatt, $14 billion USD Diamer-Bhasha hydropower dam. Construction ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/19/2014 - 10:05

  14. EU to Address Drinking Water Access Laws Based on Citizens Initiative

    25 Mar 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union will examine legislation dealing with access to drinking water, in response to the regional bloc’s first successful citizens’ initiative. “We will launch an EU-wide public ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/25/2014 - 10:10

  15. Fracking Poses a Threat to European Water: EP Water Group President

    2 Jan 2014- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STRASBOURG, France Hydraulic fracturing poses a potential threat to European water sources, so European Union member states must ensure that companies exploring for and exploiting shale gas deposits comply with ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/02/2014 - 10:08

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