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  • 30 Jul 2020- 10:49 by Local Press Report DURBAN Times Live Officials in KwaZulu-Natal want a full investigation after a water tanker seemingly dumped its load in a drought-ravaged part of the province. The video, which has been circulating on social media, shows water running out of the tankers
  • 29 Jul 2020- 12:43 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC New Security Beat As the COVID-19 crisis grew this spring, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) revamped its Water Office, renamed it as the Center for Water Security, Sanitation, and Hygiene, and added it to the Bureau for
  • 29 Jul 2020- 12:41 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Reuters A top environmental judge in Chile renewed a call for a government-vetted water study to help stamp out lingering questions about sustainability that have cast a pall over Chile’s lithium-rich Salar de Atacama. Water- both fresh and saline,
  • 29 Jul 2020- 12:42 by Local Press Report KABARNET The Standard Baringo County being 80 per cent arid and semi-arid, was allocated Sh31,963,811 to carry out various irrigation projects seven years ago. The projects were expected to cover a total of 1,075 acres of land. Cheraik irrigation scheme
  • 29 Jul 2020- 06:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia The government of Australia is paying almost the maximum amount permitted for water purchases under its Murray Darling Basin strategy while not applying approved policy, planning or guidance to all procurements, according to a new
  • 29 Jul 2020- 08:58 by Local Press Report PHUKET Bangkok Post Phuket province is considering a raft of measures to combat a dwindling water supply caused by changing rain patterns and a rising number of visitors. These include expanding the infrastructure, recycling wastewater and desalinating sea
  • 22 Jul 2020- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has described progress in talks with Egypt and Sudan on the contentious Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Blue Nile, declaring a new “major common understanding which paves the way for
  • 29 Jul 2020- 06:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Amsterdam, The Netherlands The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced support for Netherlands water company Evides NV with new financing of approximately $220 Million USD for improvement in water treatment and distribution facilities. The purpose
  • 29 Jul 2020- 09:01 by Local Press Report BLACKPOOL Express Giant paddling pools are threatening drinking water supplies as the climate warms, experts say. Scientists in the industry have criticised the use of paddling pools which can hold a week's worth of water for a family of four. Climate
  • 29 Jul 2020- 09:00 by Local Press Report DOHUK Arab News Iraq’s minister of water resources says his country will face severe water shortages if agreements are not forged with neighboring Turkey over Ankara’s irrigation and dam projects that have decreased river inflows to Iraq’s parched plains.
  • 15 Jul 2020- 09:37 by Local Press Report ABUJA Punch The National Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday that a large number of Nigerian households surveyed in June said they could not afford to buy sufficient supplies of the water they needed for handwashing. Frequent handwashing with soap is widely
  • 20 Jul 2020- 08:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico This news article was updated 22 July The head of the United States section of the International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC) issued a formal statement, 9 July, that Mexico is in violation of the 1944 Water Treaty between
  • 14 Jul 2020- 10:29 by Local Press Report CANBERRA South China Morning Post As the relationship between Canberra and Beijing sours, distrust of China and concerns about drought and water shortages have fuelled talk that China is buying up Australia’s water sources with malicious intent. Water first
  • 14 Jul 2020- 10:19 by Local Press Report BAGHDAD The Arab Weekly As lower oil prices and a coronavirus-driven downturn batter Iraq’s economy, availability of safe water is eroding and could fuel greater tensions, security experts warned. Hospitalisations due to worsening contamination from sewage,
  • 15 Jul 2020- 08:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland A new policy report from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) explores how people deal with the combination of conflict and climate risks, and how they cope and adapt. The report suggests ways that the humanitarian

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