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  1. Tripartite GERD Talks Underway In Washington In Effort To Break Impasse

    15 Jan 2020- 09:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Irrigation from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan met 14 January in Washington DC to discuss continuing differences around timing and technical regulations ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2020 - 09:59

  2. World Bank Finance For Aging Mexico Water Infrastructure

    13 Jan 2020- 08:21 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Aquatech A much-needed financial boost of over $100 million could soon benefit Mexico’s ageing water infrastructure. “The project is focused on two central issues: improvement in the energy efficiency ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2020 - 08:21

  3. US Drinking Water Protection Legislation Will Be Vetoed By White House

    12 Jan 2020- 09:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC US President Donald Trump will veto the PFAS Action Act of 2019 which would have set deadlines for the country's Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) to reduce continuing PFAS contaminati ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/12/2020 - 09:54

  4. US Prez Candidate Would Set Federal Standards For PFAS In Drinking Water

    10 Jan 2020- 09:17 by Local Press Report CONCORD NH Live U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said he would create national drinking water standards for a group of toxic chemicals plaguing communities across Michigan and other states if elected president. The ...

    Local Press Report - 01/10/2020 - 09:17

  5. High Days And Holy Sprays

    27 Dec 2019- 10:34 by Local Press Report ABBEVILLE LA Huffington Post A Louisiana Catholic church has come up with a novel way of blessing locals. St. Anne Church in Abbeville sprayed 100 gallons of holy water over the community on Saturday with the help ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:28

  6. GERD Talks Show Little Sign Of Progress

    27 Dec 2019- 10:09 by Staff- Water Diplomat CAIRO, Egypt Senior representatives of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt are set to meet again in Washington DC in January over outstanding issues related to the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Mor ...

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

  7. US States Sue Federal Government Over Weakening Of Clean Water Rules

    27 Dec 2019- 07:08 by Local Press Report SACRAMENTO CA San Francisco Chronicle The bitter fight between state regulators and the Trump administration over clean water intensified Friday when California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and several other sta ...

    Local Press Report - 12/27/2019 - 07:08

  8. Pakistan To Demand Indus Treaty Arbitration Proceedings

    19 Dec 2019- 12:22 by Staff- Water Diplomat ISLAMABAD, Pakistan A Pakistan government delegation visiting Washington DC this month was expected to demand establishment of a court of arbitration to address concerns over India’s two hydroelectric power proj ...

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

  9. GERD: Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan Set To Meet Again In Washington

    19 Dec 2019- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Senior representatives of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt are set to meet again in Washington DC in January over outstanding issues related to the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). E ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/19/2019 - 11:46

  10. US Military PFAS Restriction Legislation Fails To Satisfy Environment Lobby

    17 Dec 2019- 09:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The United States Congress agreed in draft, 11 December, a Defence Spending Biill that bars the military from use of firefighting foam containing toxic chemicals (per- and poly- fl ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/17/2019 - 09:03

  11. Large Hydro Corps Fail To Meet Basic Social, Environmental Standards

    16 Dec 2019- 11:48 by Local Press Report OAKLAND CA International Rivers A new report by International Rivers finds the world’s largest hydropower corporations fail to meet basic social and environmental standards in preparing and constructing new dams. ‘ ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:41

  12. American Water Announces $20 Billion USD Water Infrastructure Investment Plan

    16 Dec 2019- 05:20 by Local Press Report CAMDEN NJ NASDAQ American Water Works Company announced long-term capital investment plans that are aimed at strengthening, and expanding its existing water and wastewater infrastructure. The company increased regu ...

    Local Press Report - 12/16/2019 - 05:20

  13. Newmont Gold Agrees Water Infrastructure Solution With Mexico Community

    16 Dec 2019- 05:16 by Local Press Report GREENWOOD VILLAGE CO Mining Weekly US-based gold miner Newmont Goldcorp has reached a “pivotal point” at Peñasquito, in Mexico, CEO Tom Palmer said on Friday, announcing that the mine and one of the 25 nearby commu ...

    Local Press Report - 12/16/2019 - 08:49

  14. United States: Feds Announce Review Of Interstate Colorado Water Pact

    16 Dec 2019- 05:24 by Local Press Report DENVER CO CBS Denver Federal water managers are starting to review a crucial 2007 agreement for seven Western states to share drought-diminished water supplies from the Colorado River ahead of talks about revising ...

    Local Press Report - 12/16/2019 - 08:48

  15. 2019 Person Of The Year: Climate Activist Greta Thunberg

    15 Dec 2019- 08:56 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States On December 11, TIME Magazine announced its Person of The Year. Teen-aged climate activist, Greta Thunberg, will take this year’s award after a year in which she has addressed the UN C ...

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

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