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  • 1 Nov 2018- 12:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden On the first anniversary of publication of the Global High-Level Panel on Water and Peace Report “A Matter of Survival”, OOSKAnews caught up with François Munger, Director of the Geneva Water Hub, which acts as Secretariat to the Panel.
  • 23 Oct 2018- 08:16 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Ars Technica Two of the world's biggest lithium producers, Albemarle Corporation and Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (otherwise known as SQM), are tangled in two disputes: the first over water rights in Chile's Atacama desert and the
  • 23 Oct 2018- 08:16 by Local Press Report CULVER CITY CA Fast Company A new device that sits inside a shipping container can use clean energy to almost instantly bring clean drinking water anywhere–the rooftop of an apartment building in Nairobi, a disaster zone after a hurricane in Manila, a rural
  • 23 Oct 2018- 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Urgent efforts by corporates, investors, governments and NGOs to deliver sustainable, bankable freshwater projects are required to deliver improved water security, create financial value and enhance the health of the world’s river
  • 23 Oct 2018- 06:04 by Local Press Report COPENHAGEN Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Denmark) A new Danish company – Water Investment Development Company – will develop investable projects to mobilize private resources towards SDG6 in developing countries. the Danish government through IFU intends to
  • 23 Oct 2018- 06:04 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Daily Times Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda said on Saturday that the water issue should be taken seriously and all stakeholders should contribute to resolving it on a war-footing. The minister urged experts in the government and
  • 21 Oct 2018- 08:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KABUL, Afghanistan The United Nations’ Afghanistan Humanitarian Fund (AHF) and Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) announced October 16 that $34.6 Million USD has been allocated in new emergency aid to support more than 2 million people in the
  • 20 Oct 2018- 09:47 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY Mexico News Daily Private water distribution companies are not as confident as Mexico City authorities about the viability of supplying water via tanker trucks at the end of the month. The water will be turned off for three days (it was initially
  • 20 Oct 2018- 09:47 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Eyewitness News The $208 Million USD Giyani bulk water project which was meant to supply water to over 55 villages in Limpopo is now in limbo. The cash crisis in the Department of Water and Sanitation was holding back the completion of the
  • 20 Oct 2018- 09:47 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW Science News Magazine Flooding at the medieval city of Angkor Wat in modern Cambodia after decades of scant rainfall triggered a devastating breakdown of the largest water system in the preindustrial world, new evidence suggests. Intense monsoon
  • 20 Oct 2018- 09:47 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The New York Times As climate change begins to make water scarcity a critical security issue globally, wealthier countries have begun to look outside their borders to meet their water needs. In moves that have important trade and geopolitical
  • 19 Oct 2018- 09:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAMA, Bahrain As the board of the United Nations' Green Climate Fund (GCF) meets in Manama this week, uncertainty swirls around the entity's funding and spending, and a contentious oil wastewater cleaning application from the Kingdom of
  • 18 Oct 2018- 09:49 by OOSKAnews Info AMMAN, Jordan Authorities in Jordan reportedly discovered this week that up to 36,000 cubic meters of municipal freshwater was being used for irrigation on certain private properties as part of the continuing crackdown on water theft in the country's
  • 18 Oct 2018- 09:19 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY NBC News (US) "Anti-fluoridationists” — a small but vocal minority — are disputing long-established science to say that fluoride added to tap water lowers IQ and causes everything from acne to anemia to Alzheimer’s. These anti-fluoride
  • 17 Oct 2018- 07:55 by OOSKAnews Info BRUSSELS, Belgium Scientists of the European Union’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) have used a new machine-learning approach to investigate pre-conditions and factors that are likely to lead to water management issues in shared water bodies. In a recent report

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