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  1. UK's National Farmers' Union Launches Water Bank

    12 Aug 2018- 09:15 by Local Press Report PRESTON Farmers Guardian The Water Bank follows an appeal by the National Farmers' Union to the Environment Agency (EA) at last week’s Agricultural Drought Summit for more flexibility in the abstraction licens ...

    Local Press Report - 08/12/2018 - 09:15

  2. Puerto Ricans Still Don't Trust Trump Administration Over Drinking Water

    12 Aug 2018- 09:25 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian Of all the things that were obliterated when Hurricane Maria crunched into Puerto Rico in September last year, trust may end up being the hardest to repair. Residents of the US territory are ope ...

    Local Press Report - 08/12/2018 - 09:28

  3. Climate Change Will Mean Higher Costs For UK Water Companies: Report

    7 Aug 2018- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, UK Britain’s water industry will face higher costs for treating and managing water supplies due to increasing occurrence of drought and flood resulting from climate change, according to a new report fro ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/07/2018 - 10:24

  4. Critically Low Rhine Hits Steel Giants

    4 Aug 2018- 07:00 by Local Press Report LONDON S&P Global Platts German steelmakers Thyssenkrupp and Stahl-Holding Saar have increased their shipments to secure raw material supplies due to critically low water levels on waterways caused by the heatwa ...

    Local Press Report - 08/04/2018 - 07:00

  5. It Was Drought That Wiped Out The Maya

    4 Aug 2018- 07:04 by Local Press Report CAMBRIDGE The Independent An enormous drought that swept across Mexico around 1,000 years ago triggered the demise of one of the world’s greatest ancient civilizations. Now, a team of international researchers has m ...

    Local Press Report - 08/04/2018 - 07:04

  6. England's Drought And The Historic Essex Pee-er

    1 Aug 2018- 07:47 by Local Press Report SOUTHEND The Sun Thomas Watson spotted flames breaking out among the dried-out wooden boards as the 1.34-mile Southend pier, England, UK, the largest of its kind in the world, was deserted at closing time. Watson un ...

    Local Press Report - 08/01/2018 - 15:40

  7. Historic Drought Hits Europe's Farmers

    29 Jul 2018- 08:09 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian Farmers across northern and central Europe are facing crop failure and bankruptcy as one of the most intense regional droughts in recent memory strengthens its grip. The abnormally hot temperatu ...

    Local Press Report - 07/29/2018 - 08:09

  8. New Developments in Drought-Tolerant Rice Cultivation

    27 Jul 2018- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Info SHEFFIELD, United Kingdom Engineering rice plants to have fewer stomata, tiny openings used for gas exchange, helps the crop to conserve water and to survive high temperatures and drought, according to a new study. Ric ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/27/2018 - 11:00

  9. UK Utilities Criticized For Dividend Boon As Drought Bites

    23 Jul 2018- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Info LONDON, UK UK water company United Utilities’ August 3 dividend payment of nearly £238 million USD (representing a 2.2 % annual increase) will come just two days before the utility will implement water use restrictions ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/23/2018 - 09:00

  10. San Francisco Issues Wastewater Infrastructure Green Bonds

    18 Jul 2018- 08:53 by Local Press Report San Francisco Climate Bonds Initiative Green bond issuer San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) is seeking both domestic and international interest for its new tranches of Climate Bonds Certified green m ...

    Local Press Report - 07/23/2018 - 08:00

  11. High Payments To Utility Executives Damage Trust, UK Regulator Says

    7 Jul 2018- 12:55 by Local Press Report LONDON BBC News High levels of payments to bosses and investors by water companies have damaged customer trust, the regulator Ofwat has said. It has published new rules that will force firms to explain how executive ...

    Local Press Report - 07/07/2018 - 12:55

  12. Water Contamination Causes Cattle Deaths

    26 Jun 2018- 13:01 by Local Press Report LEICESTER BBC News Dozens of cows have died in a suspected mass poisoning at a dairy farm. In a statement Evolution Farming, which owns the farm, said 10 cows initially seemed to be suffering from symptoms of bloat ...

    Local Press Report - 06/26/2018 - 13:01

  13. UK Environment Minister Calls For $6.6 Billion USD Investment By Water Companies To Benefit Natural Environment

    15 Jun 2018- 11:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, UK The United Kingdom Environment Secretary Michael Gove has challenged water companies to increase investment and improve environmental outcomes by 2025. Measures set out by the Environment Agency in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:16

  14. Traces Of 29 Pharmaceutical Drugs Found In UK Rivers

    13 Jun 2018- 16:57 by Local Press Report YORK The Independent Traces of 29 pharmaceutical drugs have been found in rivers in York. The compounds included antidepressants, antibiotics and medicines to treat epilepsy and diabetes. The York University team w ...

    Local Press Report - 06/13/2018 - 16:57

  15. Saudi Coalition Forces Strike Yemen Cholera Treatment Center

    13 Jun 2018- 12:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Saudi-led Arab coalition forces were behind a June 11 airstrike that hit a newly constructed Medecins Sans Frontieres / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) cholera treatment center (CTC) in Abs, ...

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

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