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  • 1 Apr 2015- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The XVth World Water Congress of the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) will meet in Edinburgh, Scotland, on May 25-29, 2015. OOSKAnews caught up this week with Dr. Neil Coles, Winthrop Research Professor at
  • 3 Sep 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Limited availability of freshwater could become a stumbling block to the growing shale gas sector, according to a new report from the Washington, DC-based World Resource Institute (WRI). The report, “ Global Shale Gas
  • 24 Jan 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The discovery last month of vast groundwater reserves off the coasts of China, Australia, North America, Greenland, Suriname, Nigeria and South Africa, has raised hopes that these resources could offer a solution for water
  • 8 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile, the world’s largest producer of copper, is moving to enforce the use of desalination units by mining companies. A cross-party group from the Lower House of the Chamber of Deputies has submitted a draft bill to the Committee on
  • Second in a series “Conversations With Water Leaders” conducted by OOSKAnews in association with Singapore International Water Week.
  • 2 May 2012- 22:03 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Fresh Fruit Portal Full Story- Chilean Irrigation Commission executive secretary Felipe Martin has called on the country’s private businesses and key water users to get organized, after seeing the progress that has been made in Australia over the
  • 20 Sep 2011- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent China, DALIAN Across the globe, higher water tariffs are associated with lower water losses and more sustainable outcome, according to new research from TaKaDu, an Israel-based water infrastructure-monitoring firm. The research paper, “The Connection