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  • 15 Aug 2018- 06:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Climate change is responsible for the August 10 burst of a glacial lake in China's wetern Xinjiang Uigur autonomous region, campaigners have said. The burst released floodwater into the Yarkant River Basin and there has been local
  • 14 Aug 2018- 12:26 by Local Press Report ISKANDAR PUTERI The Star Online Johor is planning to set up a second water operator company to reduce its dependency on the existing company SJN Ranhill Sdn Bhd, but the Opposition claims the plan is not viable. Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sap­ian reiterated
  • 14 Aug 2018- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TRIPOLI, Libya Libya's government announced August 13 that another of its water supply department sites had been targeted by a terrorist attack, with no casualties on this occasion. The government's "Man-made River" department, said
  • 13 Aug 2018- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHENYANG, China More than 1 million hectares of crops have been affected and about 11,000 residents face a shortage of drinking water in China's Liaoning Province, according to the provincial flood control and drought relief headquarters. Water
  • 13 Aug 2018- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia As of August 9, the entire Australian state of New South Wales was officially in drought, sparking fears of a food shortage. Farmers are hand-feeding cattle as grazing pastures turn arid, and have been granted permission to shoot
  • 13 Aug 2018- 10:17 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Nation The Indus River System Authority (IRSA) on Saturday said that about 80,000 cusecs water will go waste to sea in next few days due to lack of water conservation system in the country. Climate Energy Security Food Security Policy
  • 15 Aug 2018- 05:49 by OOSKAnews Info AMMAN, Jordan The US and Jordan have signed grant agreements totaling $166 Million USD to rehabilitate Amman’s water resources and to install smart meters. The grants, announced August 8, support Jordans’ 2016-2015 water strategy that seeks to generate
  • 12 Aug 2018- 09:58 by Local Press Report BUCHAREST See News The Romanian city of Constanta will open tenders for the modernization of water infrastructure and for related services, using the proceeds of a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). Water utility SC Raja
  • 12 Aug 2018- 09:26 by Local Press Report DHAKA The Daily Star The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is going to give a $100 million grant in the first phase for development of basic infrastructure and service for the Rohingyas living in refugee camps in Cox's Bazar. Bangladesh government and the
  • 12 Aug 2018- 09:15 by Local Press Report PRESTON Farmers Guardian The Water Bank follows an appeal by the National Farmers' Union to the Environment Agency (EA) at last week’s Agricultural Drought Summit for more flexibility in the abstraction licensing system. Water trading will be localised
  • 12 Aug 2018- 09:18 by Local Press Report SYUNAI SALE The Barents Observer A resident of Yamal settlement Syunai Sale has written an emotional message about the problem with the fish: "The Yamal and Nadym districts have become impoverished! There is no white fish in the rivers, lakes, in the Ob
  • 12 Aug 2018- 09:20 by Local Press Report KRASNODAR The Moscow Times Southern Russia has become the latest region to install card-operated water pumps to cut down on water waste. Public utilities have introduced “smart” pumps that dispense water through pre-paid cards across Russia. The first such
  • 12 Aug 2018- 09:21 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK The Namibian The City of Windhoek once again announced a water crisis and is restricting hair saloons, car washes and construction sites from using too much water and has now moved from Category B, which means there was a need to be alert about the
  • 12 Aug 2018- 09:22 by Local Press Report BERN Yale Environment 360 A prolonged European heat wave and Switzerland’s worst drought in nearly a century have prompted the Swiss government to airlift water to cows in remote pastures in the Jura mountains and Alpine foothills. This summer’s heat wave,
  • 12 Aug 2018- 09:23 by Local Press Report NEBBI The Nation A disgruntled Ugandan politician has reacted to a successive resounding defeat in a recent parliamentary by-election by stopping all development projects he had initiated in the area. Mr Patrick Okumu-Ringa, who lost in the recently