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  • 21 Feb 2019- 09:06 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The World Bank In the face of urbanization, alternative approaches are needed to deliver adequate and inclusive sanitation services across the full sanitation service chain. Container-based sanitation (CBS) consists of an end-to-end service
  • 21 Feb 2019- 09:06 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY Bloomberg News Mexico’s national oil company, Petroleos Mexicanos, got the go-ahead to use hydraulic fracturing for up to eight exploratory wells to tap into the country’s natural gas reserves, raising the question of whether further use of the
  • 20 Feb 2019- 09:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia The Australian Academy of Science released a report February 10 examining the recent devastating fish deaths in the Darling River. The report was commissioned by the opposition Labor Party (ALP) to examine the causes of why millions of
  • 20 Feb 2019- 07:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, Renee Martin-Nagle, a PhD Researcher at the University of
  • 19 Feb 2019- 06:44 by Local Press Report GAZA CITY Duke University Israel’s targeting of agricultural, water and energy infrastructures in the West Bank and Gaza Strip has had dire impacts on human welfare and livelihoods in both locations, a new report by researchers at Duke University and the
  • 19 Feb 2019- 06:44 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Phnom Penh Post As the dry season takes hold, the government is preparing to tackle a water shortage in six provinces, according to a senior official at the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology. “The six provinces affected, but as I have
  • 19 Feb 2019- 07:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa The City of Cape Town, South Africa, released its draft water strategy this week, opening the plan to public comment. The strategy comes in the wake of an unprecedented three-year drought when the city famously approached a &quot
  • 18 Feb 2019- 08:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Singapore environmental solutions company Hyflux has filed a proposed reorganization plan with the the country's High Court, following the posting of significant net losses in fiscal year 2017 and subsequent suspension of share
  • 18 Feb 2019- 06:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Malaysia Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad announced January 17 that the country’s Foreign Minister, Saifuddin Abdullah, will lead a team in renegotiating prices of raw water sold to Singapore under the water agreement signed between
  • 18 Feb 2019- 09:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHOENIX, AZ Nestle has announced the immediate closure of a bottling plant in Phoenix, Arizona, US which only opened in 2016. The company’s factory manager cited increased competition as the reason behind the decision, while the plant has previously
  • 18 Feb 2019- 09:13 by OOSKAnews Info Zurich, Switzerland A new report on global galcier ice volume indicates that climate change is affecting glaciers causing them to shrink and resulting in a reduction in meltwater, restricting freshwater supply to many rivers, most especially in arid regions such
  • 16 Feb 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Eyewitness News The Unemployed Peoples' Movement has slammed the Makana Municipality over water shortages in Makhanda, the town formally known as Grahamstown. Residents have taken to the streets in protest and have marched on the city hall
  • 20 Feb 2019- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland International NGO WWF has implemented an upgrade to its Water Risk Filter,  an online tool aimed to help companies and financial institutions mitigate water risk to operations and assets. The Water Risk Filter tool now provides
  • 15 Feb 2019- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON, VA New research reinforces the case that climate change will result in an increase in natural disasters, unstable availability to water and changing agricultural practices. "Climate Change and Psychology: Effects of Rapid Global Warming on
  • 14 Feb 2019- 11:58 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Smithsonian Magazine Since the dawn of conflict, armed groups have targeted water as both a tactic and potential weapon of war. In savaging rivers, wells, lakes and more, attacking troops punish locals for their lack of support—or render the

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