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  1. EU Humanitarian Aid Supports Water Access In Ukraine Conflict Zone

    27 Dec 2019- 07:09 by Local Press Report Brussels European Commission The European Commission announced today an additional €8 million for the vulnerable people in Ukraine affected by the ongoing conflict in the east of the country. This funding brings EU ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:32

  2. Belgium: $100 Million USD EIB Loan For Wastewater Treatment In Flanders

    16 Dec 2019- 05:24 by Local Press Report AARTSELAAR European Investment Bank The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Flemish wastewater treatment company Aquafin have signed a new loan agreement, this time worth EUR 100 million. It concerns the first t ...

    Local Press Report - 12/16/2019 - 05:24

  3. Provisional EU Agreement On Quality Of Treated Water For Agricultural Use

    9 Dec 2019- 07:53 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Parliament and Council announced a provisional agreement December 3 to harmonize minimum water quality requirements for the safe reuse of treated urban wastewater in agricultural ir ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  4. EU Increases Aid To Strife-torn Yemen For Basic Services

    19 Nov 2019- 07:54 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has approved an additional $87 Million USD in aid for public services, health and education in Yemen, bringing EU support to $485 Million USD since 2015 when violent con ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:28

  5. Your Water's Pish: Belgian Restaurant Pioneers On-site Purification System

    25 Oct 2019- 12:07 by Local Press Report KUURNE GEEK.com Gust’eaux is located in Kuurne, a small Belgian town about 70 kilometers west of Brussels. The restaurant draws rave reviews for its signature mains, delicious nachos and refreshing sangria. But whi ...

    Local Press Report - 10/25/2019 - 12:07

  6. EIB Will End Financing For Fossil Fuel Projects By 2020

    28 Jul 2019- 08:13 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The Guardian The European Investment Bank has vowed to end its multibillion euro financing for fossil fuel projects by the end of next year in order to align its strategy with climate targets. The EU’s len ...

    Local Press Report - 07/28/2019 - 08:13

  7. European Satellite Identifies Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems

    28 Jul 2019- 08:13 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS European Space Agency (ESA) The identification and location of groundwater‐dependent ecosystems are the first move in protecting and managing them. Such identifications are challenging where the surface si ...

    Local Press Report - 07/28/2019 - 08:13

  8. "Biggest Water Fight Of Belgium": Residents Blow Off Steam As The Country Faces First Ever Red Heatwave Alert

    25 Jul 2019- 07:40 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The Brussels Times As the blistering heat pushes temperatures in Belgium to new highs, officials are preparing to face the first-ever red heatwave alert issued for most of the country, cutting some workers ...

    Local Press Report - 07/25/2019 - 07:40

  9. Water Mismanagement Aggravates Drought In Europe: WWF

    24 Jul 2019- 08:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium A new WWF assessment paper describes mismanagement of water resources across Europe as exacerbating anticipated droughts, calling for European Union (EU) Member State governments to take emer ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/24/2019 - 12:37

  10. EU Support For Food Security, Healthcare, Preparedness In 7 Sahel Countries

    23 Jun 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has reported  that it is providing over $170 Million USD to seven countries in Africa's Sahel region, bringing total regional support for 2018 and 2019 to more th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/23/2019 - 08:42

  11. Industries Seek To Water Down Europe's Protections Of Rivers And Lakes

    18 May 2019- 09:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Big industries throughout Europe are lobbying for significant and devastating changes to the EU water law, the Water Framework Directive (WFD), according to a coalition of environmental organ ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/18/2019 - 09:22

  12. Hippo Poop Crisis

    8 May 2019- 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANTWERP, Belgium The health of Lake Victoria's ecosystem in East Africa is under an increasing threat attributed to the decline in hippopotamus populations. A 20 percent decline in population due to poachi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/08/2019 - 08:06

  13. UK Contributes $11.6 Million USD For Gaza Desal Plant

    5 May 2019- 05:24 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS Palestinian News & Info Agency Britain announced today a contribution of 9 million GBP for the Gaza water desalination plant, said Mazen Ghneim, head of the Palestinian Water Authority (PWA). This came ...

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

  14. Monks Launch Legal Fight to Protect Water Purity Of Trappist Beer

    5 May 2019- 05:24 by Local Press Report ROCHEFORT The Guardian As keepers of one of only 14 abbeys in the world producing Trappist beer, the monks of Notre-Dame de Saint-Rémy, in Rochefort, are dogged defenders of the purity of the spring water from which ...

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

  15. Europe Drought Predictions: Forest Fires And Fearful Farmers

    26 Apr 2019- 10:03 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS Phys.org Weather experts warn of drought in Europe over its summer as firefighters tackled forest fires on Thursday, and farmers fretted over wilting crops and a repeat of 2018's arid conditions. In G ...

    Local Press Report - 04/26/2019 - 10:03

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