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  • 15 Jan 2019- 07:12 by Local Press Report HARARE Newsdze Zimbabwe Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, could run out of water by 2045 as the city's main water reservoir a serious situation threat, said a professor of environmental studies at the University of Zimbabwe Christopher Magadza. With
  • 13 Jan 2019- 07:38 by Local Press Report KAMPALA The Independent A looming water shortage threatens cholera response activities at Naguru Hospital. Administrators at the health facility have said that they do not have enough water to run the facility beyond the next 12 hours following a crisis that
  • 13 Jan 2019- 07:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China Vice Premier Hu Chunhua has called for increased construction of farmland water conservancy projects in a renewed emphasis on water conservation. The Chinese government views such projects as key to safeguarding food security,
  • 15 Jan 2019- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Three water workers in Donetsk, Ukraine, were injured by gunfire January 10, bringing the total to eleven in the past nine months. The UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Ukraine, Osnat Lubrani condemned the attack on workers of
  • 13 Jan 2019- 07:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France Insurance giant Swiss Re has announced a new index-based product to protect companies from the financial impact of high or low river water levels. The insurance will cover lost revenues due to business interruption or increased cost due to
  • 11 Jan 2019- 08:50 by Local Press Report HYDERABAD Times of India The water crisis problem in the city has emboldened water tanker operators to exploit groundwater resources illegally. The bund area of Ibrahim Cheruvu located adjacent to the Neknampur Lake has become a hotbed of illegal activities
  • 9 Jan 2019- 07:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUETTA, Pakistan The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Provincial Government of Balochistan, Pakistan have signed project agreement of a $107 Million USD loan and grants to improve irrigation infrastructure and water resource management in Balochistan
  • 7 Jan 2019- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New analysis of water in the world's largest fossil water aquifer system has revealed elevated levels of radium. Research into the Nubian aquifer at the eastern end of the Sahara desert, follows on from research in a
  • 4 Jan 2019- 09:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal The future of the disrupted Melamchi Water Supply Project, a tunnel that diverts water to Sundarijal in Kathmandu from the Melamchi River in Sindhupalchok will be discussed in talks between the Nepal government and Italian contractors
  • 3 Jan 2019- 08:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The US Department of Energy (USDOE) has announced the establishment of an Energy-Water Desalination Hub which is slated to receive up to $100 Million USD subject to appropriations. The Hub, announced in December, will focus
  • 3 Jan 2019- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom New research describes how climate-change-related extreme weather events in 2018 affected every populated continent causing injury and displacement of millions and costing billions of dollars. The report, released by Christian Aid
  • 20 Dec 2018- 12:33 by Local Press Report KABUL The Diplomat From the Mayan Empire to modern-day Syria and Yemen, water insecurity has been a predominant cause of social distress, conflict, and crisis. Studies show that there is a 75 to 95 percent probability of water wars in the next 50 to 100
  • 20 Dec 2018- 12:33 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE The Straits Times When temperatures rise, lower-income households here use more water whereas higher-income households consume more electricity, a local study has found. The study tracked the water and electricity bills of about 130,000 households
  • 20 Dec 2018- 12:33 by Local Press Report FOUNDIOUGNE France 24 In the town of Foundiougne, in southern Senegal, black or sometimes bright orange water is spurting out of taps. The salty, brackish liquid can’t even be used to wash clothes or dishes. Ecosystems Pollution Sanitation, Hygiene &
  • 11 Dec 2018- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATOWICE, Poland OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, John H. Matthews, co-founder and secretariat coordinator for the Alliance

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