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  1. Syria Desperate For Natural Resources Rehabilitation

    14 Mar 2019- 12:04 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The National The impact of years of conflict-related environmental damage in Syria will have long-term repercussions on the livelihoods of civilians that urgently need to be mitigated, the Food and Agricul ...

    Local Press Report - 03/14/2019 - 12:04

  2. EIB Supports Romania Efforts To Meet EU Water, Wastewater Directives

    12 Mar 2019- 07:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Investment Bank (EIB) approved March 6 a $13.5 Million USD loan to Romania's Alba County Regional Water Company. When complete, Alba County, In Transylvania, will be in comp ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/12/2019 - 07:55

  3. EU Responds To Citizens' Initiative, Updates Drinking Water Quality Standards

    8 Mar 2019- 08:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The Council of the European Union (EU) has adopted new rules updating quality standards of drinking water. A reviosion to the EU Drinking Water Directive responds to the first-ever successful ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/08/2019 - 08:05

  4. EU Refers Greece To Court Of Justice Over Nitrates Pollution

    8 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS European Commission In April 2015, the Court of Justice of the EU ruled that Greece violated EU law by failing to protect its waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources (C-149/14) ...

    Local Press Report - 03/08/2019 - 06:59

  5. EU Aims For Sixfold Increase In Use Of Treated Wastewater For Irrigation

    25 Jan 2019- 09:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The Environment Committee of the European Parliament has backed plans to increase the use of treated wastewater for agricultural irrigation in the EU. New legislation sets minimum quality sta ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/25/2019 - 09:50

  6. Water Diplomacy Conclusions Adopted By Council Of The European Union

    22 Nov 2018- 09:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The Council of the European Union, which represents the executive governments of the EU's member states, adopted a number of conclusions on "Water Diplomacy" November 19. Citin ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/22/2018 - 09:38

  7. Potential Shared Water Disputes- Causal Factors Mapped

    17 Oct 2018- 07:55 by OOSKAnews Info BRUSSELS, Belgium Scientists of the European Union’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) have used a new machine-learning approach to investigate pre-conditions and factors that are likely to lead to water management issues in ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 10/17/2018 - 07:55

  8. "Fears For Beers" Threat Harnessed By Water Framework Directive Campaign

    9 Oct 2018- 08:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium A hundred Environmental NGOs have launched a new online campaign to encourage Europeans to participate in the European Commission’s public consultation on the EU Water Framework Directive. The ...

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

  9. Worms, Water Fleas And Bacteria To Clean Up Wastewater

    26 Sep 2018- 06:42 by OOSKAnews Info BRUSSELS, Belgium Scientists are creating a new biofilter using earthworms and tiny crustaceans that will devour sludge and other pollutants which can be set up and left to run with little need for maintenance and woul ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 09/26/2018 - 06:42

  10. Coastal Europe Must Adapt To Avoid "Catastrophic Flooding" This Century

    15 Aug 2018- 08:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Coastal Europe faces unprecedented flood risk unless timely adaptation measures are taken, according to new research. Coastal floods could impact up to 3.65 million people every year in Europ ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/15/2018 - 08:11

  11. Ireland Hit By New European Commission Case Over Water Contamination

    8 Aug 2018- 09:30 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The Journal Times The European Commission has opened an infringement case against Ireland in the EU Court of Justice because it has continued to exceed the limits of trihalomethane contamination in drinking ...

    Local Press Report - 08/08/2018 - 09:30

  12. EU Announces Solar Field In Gaza To Power Desal, But Israel Blockade Includes Building Materials For Infrastructure

    6 Aug 2018- 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union (EU) last week announced switch-on of the biggest photovoltaic solar field in Gaza toprovide 0.5 Megawatts of electricity per day to fuel the Southern Gaza Desalination Plan ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/06/2018 - 08:03

  13. New Ethnic Conflict Threatens Water Access In Democratic Republic of Congo

    11 Jul 2018- 14:02 by Local Press Report KINSHASA ERCC Increasing ethnic tensions in the province of South Kivu in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has turned into serious armed confrontations, creating additional humanitarian needs  according t ...

    Local Press Report - 07/11/2018 - 14:02

  14. New World Atlas Of Desertification Shows Unprecedented Pressure On Natural Resources

    29 Jun 2018- 09:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission's science and knowledge service, The Joint Research Center, has published a new edition of the World Atlas of Desertification, offering a tool for decision makers ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 12:32

  15. Water The Priority In Climate, Peace, Security Dialog

    27 Jun 2018- 07:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgiu UN Environment (UNEP) has called for swift action on the root causes and impacts of our changing climate, during a meeting on the ongoing and new threats posed by climate change on global peac ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 12:36

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