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  1. 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

  2. "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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Pressure Groups Urge Europe to Tackle Pharmaceuticals in Water

    17 May 2018- 08:54 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS European Public Health Alliance Signatory groups to a joint petition urge European policymakers to ensure that Europe’s response to the threat posed by the presence of pharmaceuticals in the environment (P ...

    Local Press Report - 05/17/2018 - 08:54

  11. Donors Pledge 456 Million Euros for Gaza Desal Plant

    21 Mar 2018- 07:53 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The Jerusalem Post Donors in Brussels pledged 456 million Euro on Tuesday to build a desalination plan in Gaza which will provide clean drinking water to the 2 million Palestinians living in the Strip. “Th ...

    Local Press Report - 03/21/2018 - 07:53

  12. Central Asia Summit is Opportunity to Address Regional Weaponization of Water

    16 Mar 2018- 09:37 by Local Press Report ASTANA International Crisis Group Four Central Asian states – Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan – have argued over their water resources since the collapse of the Soviet Union. At times these disput ...

    Local Press Report - 03/16/2018 - 09:37

  13. Spain Referred to EU Court of Justice Over Canary Islands Water Neglect

    9 Mar 2018- 06:52 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS European Commission The European Commission decided to refer Spain to the Court of Justice of the EU for not reviewing and updating the River Basin Management Plans for the seven river basin districts in th ...

    Local Press Report - 03/09/2018 - 06:52

  14. Transnational push for privatisation of world’s second largest aquifer

    14 Feb 2018- 07:56 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS New Europe Major transnational conglomerates are lobbying governments in Latin America to achieve the privatisation of the second bigger aquifer system in the world. The lobbying in South America concerns ...

    Local Press Report - 02/14/2018 - 07:56

  15. EU Announces €106 Million EUR Support for Sudanese

    23 Oct 2017- 12:00 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS European Commission The European Commission has announced a €106 million support package- €46 million in humanitarian assistance and €60 million for development- to directly assist people in Sudan affected ...

    Local Press Report - 10/23/2017 - 12:00

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