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  • 18 Jan 2018- 08:09 by Local Press Report LONDON PR Newswire The global water & wastewater treatment market to reach USD 674.72 billion by 2025, driven by the rising demand for freshwater for drinking, industrialization and agriculture. Treated water is suitable for various end-uses such as
  • 13 Dec 2017- 08:02 by Local Press Report LONDON Relief Web After years battling Islamic State militants, Iraqi farmers – many of them military volunteers – are now returning to their homes and fields only to find a new threat: a shortage of water. Construction of dams and other water-holding
  • 28 Nov 2017- 09:14 by Local Press Report OXFORD Science Daily Research led by Oxford University highlights the accelerating pressure on measuring, monitoring and managing water locally and globally. A new four-part framework is proposed to value water for sustainable development to guide better
  • 25 Oct 2017- 06:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland Twenty factories of the water division of the Nestlé Group will achieve Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) certification by 2020, the company announced. Nestle, which produces 49 water brands including S. Pellegrino and Perrier, is
  • 19 Oct 2017- 11:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, Virginia US Military Must Do More To Clean Up Facilities A US federal watchdog has found most military bases have caught up on reporting about concerns of water contamination, but plenty of work remains to have more bases come into compliance
  • 19 Sep 2017- 09:49 by Local Press Report DOUGLAS Phys.org As humans spread out across the Earth, the locations of new colonies were driven by the accessibility of resources: not only food and water, but also arable land, forests and minerals. Access to such resources remains important as the
  • 5 Sep 2017- 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The heads of the three food agencies of the United Nations (UN) this week made a joint call for greater investment in long-term activities that strengthen people’s resilience to drought and the impacts of climate shocks. Speaking at
  • 5 Sep 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report OXFORD Relief Web Where water and sanitation solutions are in place, structures are failing to guarantee sustainability or equitable access. In areas of vulnerability, disasters, climatic shocks and conflicts exacerbate inequalities, accelerating the trend
  • 10 Aug 2017- 07:54 by Local Press Report OXFORD Relief Web The impact of the Gaza electricity crisis on people’s access to water and power is worse than it was in the aftermath of the 50-day war that ended three years ago this week. In August 2014 when the war ended 900,000 people in Gaza lacked
  • 10 Aug 2017- 06:17 by Local Press Report LONDON The Tibet Post UK Tibetans criticize Liverpool Football Club's association with Chinese bottled water company. Access Corporate Risk Scarcity Social Issues Transnational Issues Water Industry London Tibet Water Resources Limited Europe United
  • 1 Aug 2017- 10:49 by Local Press Report LONDON Nature Climate Change The recently published Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) projections to 2100 give likely ranges of global temperature increase in four scenarios for population, economic growth and carbon use. However, these
  • 3 Jul 2017- 06:41 by Local Press Report OXFORD All Africa In northern rural areas of South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province, men own the cattle and women the goats and chickens. But men also control use of the water in local dams, so when drought hits it is the cattle that get the water- and
  • 12 Jun 2017- 10:43 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian Currently in the throes of a freshwater crisis, Chile is facing the consequences of Pinochet-era policies that have left nearly all the country’s freshwater supplies and water-related services in the hands of multinational corporations.
  • 12 Jun 2017- 09:34 by Local Press Report LONDON The Independent Retreating glaciers have left villages in Ladakh with acute water shortages. Local engineer Sonam Wangchuk, noticing one day how ice under a bridge stayed frozen even in summer, has come up with a solution as ingenious as it is
  • 27 Apr 2017- 06:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Edinburgh, SCOTLAND World Water Council President Benedito Braga believes that water and adaptation challenges will continue to grow in significance at global climate talks. Speaking to OOSKAnews Publisher David Duncan in a video podcast interview this

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