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  • 3 Feb 2016- 10:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, OR, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a new series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for organizations and
  • 21 Mar 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France/WASHINGTON, DC, United States The world’s energy sector currently accounts for about 15 percent of total global water use, and that figure is expected to increase by 2035, the International Energy Agency (IEA) warned this week. The agency
  • 22 Nov 2013- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland A group of 133 developing nations, known as G77+China, as well as a number of NGOs walked out of UN climate change talks held in Warsaw, Poland this week due to differences with countries who are the biggest polluters. Representatives of
  • 18 Sep 2012- 09:14 by Local Press Report DENVER CO MENAFN The global market for water and water treatment services, particularly for companies in the Metals & Minerals Industry, continues to grow at double-digit rates despite the anemic U.S.economy and the slowdown of China's and India&
  • 13 Oct 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, AZ, PHOENIX Water is Life and Arizona American Water on October 7 announced a new partnership to combat Haiti's ongoing water crisis. The US-based NGO and water utility are sending a team to Haiti to provide water filters, educate
  • 18 Aug 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, AZ, PHOENIX Phoenix-based mining company Freeport McMoRan has submitted an environmental impact assessment for a $270 million USD desalination plant for its Chilean subsidy, Minera Candelaria. The plant will have the initial capacity to
  • 10 May 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, OVERLAND PARK, KS Black & Veatch President and CEO Dan McCarthy last week told OOSKAnews that the main pressures facing the water industry fall into four categories — climate change, political, economic and innovation. McCarthy