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  • 30 Jan 2019- 08:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan Per requirement of the Indus Waters Treaty and the agreement announced in mid-January, a three member delegation of Pakistani water experts arrived in India on January 27. The purpose of the visit is to inspect Indian hydro-electric
  • 28 Jan 2019- 09:35 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Sputnik International The Red Sea-Dead Sea water project, a planned 200 km canal which would bring water from the Red Sea to a desalination centre in the Dead Sea port of Aqaba, Jordan, has been under consideration since 2013, but stalled by
  • 28 Jan 2019- 08:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAVOS, Switzerland The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has released the findings of its annual survey of companies' environmental responsibility, with 27 corporates including Gap, Ford and L'Oréal  meeting the NGO's "A List"
  • 28 Jan 2019- 07:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARDIFF, United Kingdom New research suggests that future generations could be faced with an environmental “time bomb” as it could take up to 100 years for groundwater systems to respond to climate change. "Global patterns and dynamics of climate
  • 28 Jan 2019- 06:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India WWF-India and the Indian Banks’ Association define increasing water risk for Indian corporations and identify that this increased risk could ultimately negatively affect the balance sheets of Indian banks in a new report. "Hidden
  • 25 Jan 2019- 09:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The Environment Committee of the European Parliament has backed plans to increase the use of treated wastewater for agricultural irrigation in the EU. New legislation sets minimum quality standards and sets out obligation for
  • 25 Jan 2019- 06:52 by Local Press Report AMSTERDAM Pensions and Investments Water shortages, raw material scarcity and human rights controversies pose risks to the Dutch financial sector, said a report by De Nederlandsche Bank. Regarding water-related equity investments, the report said the Dutch
  • 25 Jan 2019- 06:52 by Local Press Report ACCRA Ghana Web Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Hungary on Cooperation in the Field of Water Management with a commitment to work toward establishing a framework for a swift and seamless co-operation between the parties. The
  • 25 Jan 2019- 05:58 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG News24 Lepelle Northern Water (LNW) has terminated its contract with LTE Consulting Engineers, which was contracted to work on the Giyani Water Project. The Water and Sanitation Department confirmed the termination but highlighted that the
  • 23 Jan 2019- 06:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer, has described violence and challenges in the Niger-Mali region as being due not only to conflict, but also effects of climate change that have diminished
  • 22 Jan 2019- 06:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BASRA, Iraq Iraq’s new Prime Minister Adel Abdel-Mahdi promised improvements in water and electricity services during a first visit to Basra January 19. The country’s southern province has seen sustained and deadly civil unrest since a water crisis last
  • 21 Jan 2019- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States A new report by the US Government’s General Accountability Office (GAO) criticizes actions of the administration of President Donald J Trump which, by rescinding Obama-era executive orders and strategies, have reduced the
  • 21 Jan 2019- 10:08 by Local Press Report ZAGREB Total Croatia News The Republic of Croatia boasts the largest supply of fresh water in the whole of the territory of the European Union. But when it comes to domestic water supply systems there are some enormous losses, and in some, up to 80 percent
  • 21 Jan 2019- 10:08 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Information Service Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says the Government will continue to improve water systems islandwide to ensure access to the amenity to residents. Mr. Holness was speaking at the official launch of the
  • 21 Jan 2019- 08:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil The world’s biggest steelmaker is to build a seawater desalination plant in Eastern Brazil to safeguard steel production which has been hit by water shortages in recent years, attributed by the company to climate change. Indian

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