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  1. A Triumph Of Innovation And Governance: Forty Years Of Cooperation On The Transboundary Genevois Aquifer

    16 Dec 2018- 11:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland A forty year success story of transboundary governance by Switzerland and France of the Genevois Aquifer ("Nappe du Genevois") was celebrated in Geneva November 29 with a one-day ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/18/2018 - 10:07

  2. Paris Pissoirs: Piss Wars, Plant Pots And Penises

    31 Aug 2018- 08:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France Paris’ new “uritrottoirs” have come under further attack in recent weeks with protestors vandalizing the street urinals and feminists labelling them sexist and discriminatory. The bright red eco- ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/02/2018 - 11:28

  3. Paris Pissoirs Piss Wars

    15 Aug 2018- 06:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France New eco-friendly urinals have been placed across the city center of Paris to reduce the incidence of public urination on the streets prompting mixed reaction from Parisians. While some have welco ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/15/2018 - 06:08

  4. EDF Shuts Down Nuclear Reactors Because Water Is Too Hot

    8 Aug 2018- 08:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France Electricite de France (EDF) temporarily shut down four nuclear reactors August 4 in three plants because of Europe's continuing heatwave. Two of the halted reactors belong to EDF's Bugey ...

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

  5. Suez Sells Stake In US Water Business For $610 Million USD

    27 Jul 2018- 10:37 by Local Press Report PARIS NASDAQ French waste and water group Suez will sell a 20 percent stake in its United States regulated water business to pension fund PGGM for $601 million, to help strengthen its balance sheet again after last ...

    Local Press Report - 07/27/2018 - 10:37

  6. Swedish Fund EQT Acquires Saur Group

    24 Jul 2018- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France French water company Saur Group has entered into exclusive takeover talks with Swedish investment firm EQT after the company had been put up for sale in April this year. Founded in 1933, Saur ser ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/24/2018 - 09:59

  7. Conflict Closes Libya City's Water Treatment Plant, 125,000 Have No Water Access. Publication Argues The 2011 NATO Invasion Was A Water War

    4 Jun 2018- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Tripoli, Libya "Unprecedented levels of fighting" last week forced closure of the Derna, Libya, desalination plant. The port city of Derna, in the east of the country, is facing severe water, food and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17

  8. Bangladesh: Dhaka Selects Veolia and Suez to Design, Operate Treatment Plant

    17 May 2018- 08:54 by Local Press Report PARIS Business Wire The Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (WASA), the authority in charge of drinking water and wastewater management for the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, has chosen Veolia, together with Sue ...

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

  9. Small Hydro Hits West Balkans Biodiversity, Human Water Supply

    2 May 2018- 11:38 by OOSKAnews Info LYON, France Small-scale hydropower projects are soaring in number across the Balkans — but they’re also destroying the region’s wild rivers and threatening one of Europe’s most biodiverse areas, according to environmen ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/05/2018 - 10:28

  10. Paris To Decide Fate of Mega Gold Mine In Forests Of French Guiana

    30 Apr 2018- 04:11 by Local Press Report PARIS The Guardian Controversial plans for an open-pit gold mine have split the French overseas territory in South America. Opponents warn of pollution and biodiversity loss, while local officials point to its pote ...

    Local Press Report - 04/30/2018 - 04:11

  11. French Town Of Vittel Suffering Water Shortages As Nestle Accused Of Overextraction

    30 Apr 2018- 04:08 by Local Press Report VITTEL The Telegraph It is the source of one of the world’s most popular mineral waters, but the eastern French town of Vittel risks running dry. Nestlé Waters, which owns the Vittel brand, is accused by residents ...

    Local Press Report - 04/30/2018 - 04:08

  12. Europe Deploys Small Aircraft to Detect Water Network Inefficiencies

    20 Mar 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report PALAISEAU Your IS Manned and unmanned aerial platforms equipped with remote sensing cameras may be used in the near future for a faster survey of the water networks. Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology Inve ...

    Local Press Report - 03/20/2018 - 11:50

  13. World Water Day 2018- UNESCO Urges Nature-Based Solutions

    19 Mar 2018- 08:50 by Local Press Report PARIS UNESCO Environmental damage, together with climate change, is driving the water-related crises we see around the world. Floods, drought and water pollution are all made worse by degraded vegetation, soil, riv ...

    Local Press Report - 03/19/2018 - 08:50

  14. Veolia Opens Internal Corruption Investigation into Paris Region Water Deal

    14 Mar 2018- 09:17 by Local Press Report PARIS This Is Money French water and waste group Veolia said on Tuesday it had opened an internal investigation after reports of attempted corruption related to a contract it won to manage wastewater in the area ar ...

    Local Press Report - 03/14/2018 - 09:17

  15. French Hydro Industry Turns to Wind as Swiss Glaciers Melt

    7 Mar 2018- 08:20 by Local Press Report PARIS Reuters French hydropower firm CNR, anticipating the impact of climate change and the possible disappearance of glaciers in the Swiss Alps, plans to sharply increase its solar and wind capacity to compensate f ...

    Local Press Report - 03/07/2018 - 08:22

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