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  1. EC Proposes Mediterranean Research Partnership for Food and Water Sustainability

    19 Oct 2016- 07:29 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The European Commission On October 18, the European Commission presented a proposal for a Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area-PRIMA. The first partnership of its kind in the ...

    Local Press Report - 10/19/2016 - 07:29

  2. Bulgaria and Slovakia Pursued by Europe for Nitrate Infractions

    30 Sep 2016- 11:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission (EC) has called on Bulgaria and Slovakia to comply with EU water legislation against nitrate pollution in a “factsheet” released on 29th September. The EC issues ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/30/2016 - 11:24

  3. EU Must Do More to Safeguard Surface Water

    7 Sep 2016- 05:39 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS EurActiv EU lawmakers should do more to protect surface water sources from contamination. This is vital for ensuring a supply of clean and safe drinking water for us now and in the future. Water operators ...

    Local Press Report - 09/07/2016 - 05:39

  4. Report Finds Europe's Swimming Water Quality Has Continuously Improved

    25 May 2016- 08:50 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS European Commission The annual bathing water report published today proves the value of the legislation and the years of investment in waste water infrastructure and other pollution reduction measures. It ...

    Local Press Report - 05/25/2016 - 08:50

  5. EU Provides Another $22 Million for Humanitarian Response in Eastern Ukraine

    16 Mar 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission on March 16th announced a new $22 million USD humanitarian aid package for those affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine, bringing its total humanitarian ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/16/2016 - 10:29

  6. Droughts, Floods Dominated Disaster Trends in 2015: UN

    12 Feb 2016- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Some 98.6 million people worldwide were affected by disasters in 2015, and climate was a factor in 92 percent of those events, according to a new analysis released this week by the United ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/12/2016 - 10:30

  7. EU Auditors Find Little Improvement in Danube River's Water Quality

    26 Jan 2016- 09:47 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS Xinhua There has been little improvement in water quality along the Danube, despite countries in the river basin implementing the European Union (EU) water framework directive since 2004, according to a ...

    Local Press Report - 01/26/2016 - 09:48

  8. Stella Artois, Water.org Partner for Second "Buy a Lady a Drink" Campaign

    22 Jan 2016- 10:30 by Local Press Report LEUVEN PR Newswire Stella Artois today announced it is once again partnering with Water.org and its Co-Founders Matt Damon and Gary White on their second 'Buy a Lady a Drink' campaign. Access Ecosystems ...

    Local Press Report - 01/22/2016 - 10:30

  9. Study Maps Groundwater Pollution Vulnerability in Africa

    15 Jan 2016- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LEUVEN, Belgium A new study by Belgian researchers has mapped how vulnerable groundwater is to pollution throughout Africa. The researchers from the Université Catholique de Louvain’s Earth and Life Institute ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2016 - 10:04

  10. OOSKAnews Voices: Water Innovation Hubs? Here’s an Overview

    16 Dec 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium OOSKAnews Voices is a new series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/16/2015 - 10:01

  11. EU Targets 65 Percent Household Waste Recycling by 2030

    3 Dec 2015- 08:29 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS Reuters The European Union aims to ensure that 65 percent of household waste is recycled by 2030, up from less than half currently, under revised new waste management rules proposed on Wednesday. The ...

    Local Press Report - 12/03/2015 - 08:29

  12. 2016 EIP Water Conference to Look at How Water Innovation Is Succeeding in Europe

    12 Oct 2015- 09:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Registration opens on October 13th for the 2016 Conference of the European Innovation Partnership on Water (EIP Water), to be held on February 10, 2016 in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. This, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/13/2015 - 10:16

  13. Europe Facing Worst Drought in a Dozen Years

    25 Aug 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The drought currently affecting much of Europe-- particularly Hungary, the Czech Republic, France, Benelux (Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg), Germany, and the northern areas of Italy ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/25/2015 - 10:02

  14. Belgium's Waterleau Acquires Ecovation, Krofta

    14 Aug 2015- 07:59 by Local Press Report WESPELAAR Market Watch WATERLEAU, the Belgian technology provider offering solutions for water, air, waste treatment and energy recovery, has announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the anaerobic ...

    Local Press Report - 08/14/2015 - 07:59

  15. EC Announces $13 Million in Aid for Yemen

    6 Aug 2015- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission on August 5th announced another $13 million USD in aid for Yemen. Of that total, $11 million USD will used for health, food, water, sanitation and shelter services, and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/06/2015 - 10:42

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