Water Quality

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  • 22 Mar 2019- 06:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler, a former coal lobbyist, raised eyebrows this week by saying that Americans should focus less on global warming,.suggesting that clean water was a
  • 21 Mar 2019- 09:30 by Local Press Report AMSTERDAM Drinks Insight Dutch brewer Heineken has announced its ‘Every Drop’ initiative dedicated to water protection. The company’s targets for include 2030 maximising water circularity using recovery, reuse and recycling and treating 100% of its
  • 18 Mar 2019- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Info BONN, Germany The first Global Assessment of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services will be presented to 130 governments at the seventh session of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), at UNESCO in Paris May 6
  • 18 Mar 2019- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LISBON, Portugal The European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction has released a new report that analyzes wastewater from seventy European locations (“cities”) to investigate the drug-taking habits residents. The report revealed differences
  • 18 Mar 2019- 08:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Two separate incidents of pollution affecting water bodies in Malaysia this month have prompted authorities to begin investigations. Malaysia's Selangor Water Management Authority (LUAS) was notified March 14 of some visible
  • 17 Mar 2019- 05:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Luxembourg, Luxembourg The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved $200 Million USD of new long-term investment to improve water supply, wastewater treatment and flood protection in Kosovo, Belarus and the Netherlands as part of a total of $2.4
  • 15 Mar 2019- 11:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States The United States Senate approved a War Powers Resolution this week to end United States invvolvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen, which has killed tens of thousands and caused widespread starvation. Attacks by the Saudi
  • 15 Mar 2019- 11:45 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI APN News Experts have called upon the central government to draft a national water ATM policy aimed at the adoption of state-of-the-art IoT technology and a services approach rather than a hardware approach to optimize the operations of millions of
  • 15 Mar 2019- 11:53 by Local Press Report DURBAN IOL News South Africa's tap water is safe to drink, the Department of Water and Sanitation said on Wednesday following a media report in which an online travel company alleged otherwise. "Government assures the public the tap water in the
  • 15 Mar 2019- 09:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Environmental damage to the planet is so extensive that people’s health will be increasingly threatened without immediate urgent action. More than 250 scientists from more than 70 countries have participated in the preparation of a
  • 15 Mar 2019- 09:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Environmentalists have sharply criticized US President Trump’s propsed 2020 budget that seeks deep cuts in funding for the Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), the government department responsible for saguarding the
  • 15 Mar 2019- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Info STOCKHOLM, Sweden The Nordic Development Bank (NIB) and Käppalaförbundet, a federation of 11 Swedish municipalities, have signed a $58 Million USD 30-year loan agreement, with proceeds to be used for upgrade of wastewater treatment services in eastern Stockholm.
  • 15 Mar 2019- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Info NAIROBI, Kenya The government of China's actions in restoring urban rivers have been described by the UN Human Settlement Program (UN-Habitat) as a good example for other countries where rapid development of cities has impacted the health of fresh water
  • 14 Mar 2019- 12:04 by Local Press Report KUALA LUMPUR The Malaysian Reserve Bauxite mining and exports will not begin immediately after the expiry of the moratorium end of this month, said Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar. He said the government will continue to
  • 13 Mar 2019- 11:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland Strategic Foresight Group (SFG), an India-based international think-tank engaged in crafting new policy concepts that enable decision makers to prepare for a future in uncertain times, has released a monthly Bulletin which covers