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  • 24 Mar 2019- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom A new Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) report indicates that 75 Percent of Corporations identify water risk exposure as being “substantive”. Over 75 Percent report exposure related to physical issues such as increasing scarcity and
  • 24 Mar 2019- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The leading Unitd Nations entity on human rights has criticized Israel’s exploitation of natural resources in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. The UN Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (UNOHCHR), in a special report
  • 24 Mar 2019- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States In protracted conflicts children younger than 15 are, on average, nearly three times more likely to die from diarrhoeal disease linked to unsafe water and sanitation than violence directly linked to conflict and war, according
  • 24 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC YOU TUBE In celebration of World Water Day 2019, the Wilson Center and USAID’s Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation released a new animated short that celebrates how working together to ensure safe and sufficient water supplies not only
  • 24 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report BEIJING Xinhua China is set to achieve its target of keeping national annual water consumption below 670 billion cubic meters by 2020, a senior official said Friday. Annual water consumption has been capped below 610 billion cubic meters since 2016, Wei
  • 22 Mar 2019- 06:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler, a former coal lobbyist, raised eyebrows this week by saying that Americans should focus less on global warming,.suggesting that clean water was a
  • 22 Mar 2019- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON The production of goods for export is depleting the water supplies of some of the world’s poorest countries, a new report from WaterAid warns. Collaboration between the public and private sectors is crucial to ensuring that economic growth does
  • 22 Mar 2019- 07:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DENVER CO, United States Following about 20 years of drought and shrinkage in available Colorado River water resources, negotiators for seven Western states (Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, and California) and federal authorities
  • 24 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report CAIRO Egypt Independent Egypt’s Holding Company for Water and Wastewater (HCWW) has launched a campaign to rationalize water consumption across the country. In a statement on Wednesday, chairman of the HCWW Mamdouh Raslan said that the campaign’s theme is
  • 24 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report HONG KONG Black & Veatch The Water Supplies Department (WSD) of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is considering to relocate the Diamond Hill Fresh Water and Salt Water Service Reservoirs (DHSRs) to caverns. WSD has appointed
  • 21 Mar 2019- 09:30 by Local Press Report AMSTERDAM Drinks Insight Dutch brewer Heineken has announced its ‘Every Drop’ initiative dedicated to water protection. The company’s targets for include 2030 maximising water circularity using recovery, reuse and recycling and treating 100% of its
  • 21 Mar 2019- 09:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Events in Washington and New York in this week of "World Water Day", bring thought-leaders together to examine the intersection of water, peace and conflict, an area of growing interest and concern in geopolitical
  • 19 Mar 2019- 07:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations World Water Development Report 2019  (WWDR), launched March 19 with the theme "Leaving No One Behind", argues that fulfilling the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation for all can also
  • 19 Mar 2019- 06:57 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Al-Hourriah Israeli forces demolished a water well in the Umm al-Nir village in southern Hebron, in the southern occupied West Bank, on Monday. Locals said that an Israeli bulldozer, escorted by large numbers of Israeli soldiers, demolished a water
  • 19 Mar 2019- 06:56 by Local Press Report LONDON BBC News Within 25 years England will not have enough water to meet demand, the head of the Environment Agency is warning. The impact of climate change, combined with population growth, means the country is facing an "existential threat",

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