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  • 8 Apr 2020- 14:51 by Local Press Report TASHKENT Kun.uz The Ministry of Investments and Foreign Trade (MIFT) has attracted funds from the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to develop sustainable water supply and sanitation infrastructure in priority districts of the Bukhara region. It is
  • 8 Apr 2020- 07:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The COVID-19 pandemic will have an impact on quantity and quality of weather observations and forecasts around the world, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Large parts of the global observation system are fully
  • 7 Apr 2020- 08:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALBANY NY, United States Over 70 community, labour, religious, environmental, and civil rights organisations have sent an open  letter to New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo calling on him to issue an executive order to ensure access to clean water
  • 7 Apr 2020- 09:47 by Local Press Report ACCRA Ghana Web Minister for Information Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has advised Ghanaians not to embark on 'free water challenge' after President Akufo-Addo announced that government will absorb water bill for April, May and June. "The Ghana Water
  • 7 Apr 2020- 09:45 by Local Press Report RAMALLAH Palestinian News Agency The Palestinian Water Authority Monday warned that dumping colonial Israeli settlements wastewater onto Palestinian vineyards in the town of Beit Ummar, north of Hebron city, exposes Palestinians to the novel coronavirus risk.
  • 7 Apr 2020- 03:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) has cancelled its World Water Week scheduled for 23-28 August 2020 in Stockholm, Sweden. After monitoring the spread of COVID-19, the institute’s Board came to the conclusion that
  • 6 Apr 2020- 10:38 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG News24 Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Lindiwe Sisulu appealed to municipalities to refrain from abruptly cutting water supply to residents because it impinged on their basic right to access clean water, while at the same time
  • 6 Apr 2020- 10:30 by Local Press Report STRASBOURG Connexion France Over the past few weeks, as many businesses have closed due to the Covid-19 crisis, in some regions, overall water consumption has dropped. As a result, more water has been sitting stagnant in pipes for longer than normal,
  • 6 Apr 2020- 10:22 by Local Press Report TOKYO Arab News As supermarkets in the West struggle to keep rolls of toilet paper on their shelves, Japanese people do not have to worry about disappearing toilet rolls, as they have something superior: the Washlet. Disasters Innovation, Infrastructure &
  • 6 Apr 2020- 10:34 by Local Press Report DELHI Deccan Herald Nature activists and enthusiasts are thrilled to find that the water of River Yamuna is gradually turning transparent in the wake of the national lockdown imposed to arrest the spread of coronavirus. Social activist Gopeshwar Nath
  • 6 Apr 2020- 10:25 by Local Press Report KANPUR New Indian Express The quality of water in the river Ganga has witnessed a significant improvement during the lockdown, imposed in the backdrop of coronavirus pandemic. According to experts, the quality has improved by 40-50 percent as compared to
  • 6 Apr 2020- 10:20 by Local Press Report RIVERSIDE CA Science Daily Scientists know that coronaviruses, including the SARS-CoV-19 virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic, can remain infectious for days-- or even longer-- in sewage and drinking water. Two environmental research engineers have
  • 4 Apr 2020- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DELFT, Netherlands The Water, Peace and Security Partnership (WPS), a coalition which develops tools and services that help identify water-related security and conflict risks, has described how “a perfect storm of poverty, growing natural resource
  • 6 Apr 2020- 10:32 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Waste Advantage Magazine Despite the fact that social infrastructure and water projects – clean water, wastewater operations – are identified as top priorities from private and public sector entities from around the world, a new CG/LA
  • 6 Apr 2020- 10:24 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG The South Africa Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu addressed the nation on Thursday 2 April to give an update about the state of water affairs during the COVID-19 outbreak. Sisulu confirmed on Thursday that all water

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