Water Quality

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  • 9 Nov 2018- 14:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent INDIANAPOLIS IN, United States Arsenic in well water accounts for one in 20 deaths in Bangladesh. The country's 10 million or more shallow, hand-pumped wells yield water that often exceeds the World Health Organization's (WHO) arsenic
  • 8 Nov 2018- 12:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Baghdad, Iraq Multiple fish deaths have been reported in the Euphrates River, hitting the livelihoods of fish farmers in Iraq as the country continues to struggle with a water contamination crisis.   Thousands of dead carp have been found floating in
  • 8 Nov 2018- 11:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan Last month’s announcement that the government of Japan will release radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean has left Fukushima fisherman wondering how they will ensure the safety of their livelihoods and the safety of the fish they now
  • 8 Nov 2018- 09:41 by Local Press Report DELHI The Economic Times The Delhi Fire Service (DFS) on Monday sprinkled water on trees in central Delhi as part of its measures to control pollution. Delhi's air quality deteriorated sharply on Monday to fall in the severe category for the second time
  • 8 Nov 2018- 11:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRETORIA, South Africa The government of South Africa has announced the launch of a “first comprehensive national-scale assessment of the status of biological invasions and their management” in response to "the real economic threat" posed by
  • 6 Nov 2018- 13:16 by Local Press Report BAGHDAD The New Arab Iraqi fish farmers south of Baghdad have been left reeling after finding thousands of dead carp mysteriously floating in their cages or washed up on the banks of the Euphrates. Major water pollution has already kicked up a stink in Iraq
  • 6 Nov 2018- 13:17 by Local Press Report MANILA Business World The World Bank and the government are preparing a $17.3 Million USD project seeking to improve the latter’s capacity to implement water management projects. The national government will provide $9.90 million, while $7.40 million will
  • 6 Nov 2018- 13:16 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI The Hindu For thousands of communities across India, the process of getting drinking water is now the same as the process of getting cash: they head to an ATM. With 82 crore people who still do not have access to piped water and 70% of water in the
  • 6 Nov 2018- 13:12 by Local Press Report TOKYO Nikkei Asian Review Faced with the prospect that there will be no more space to store tanks containing radioactive water leaking from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, operator Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings and the Japanese government are
  • 6 Nov 2018- 13:18 by Local Press Report ARMENIA WI The New York Times Rural communities call it their own, private Flint— a diffuse, creeping water crisis tied to industrial farms and slack regulations that for years has tainted thousands of residential wells across the Midwest and beyond. In
  • 6 Nov 2018- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland WWF, the world’s largest conservation group has announced an upgraded version 5.0 of the “Water Risk Filter”, a leading online tool developed with the German Development Finance Institution (DEG), which empowers users to explore,
  • 1 Nov 2018- 13:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland The Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) held its third annual Global Water Stewardship Forum in Edinburgh, Scotland this week, reporting growth in uptake of its Water Stewardship Certification and an expanding membership base. AWS is
  • 3 Nov 2018- 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UNFAO) and the New Development Bank (NDB), formerly known as the BRICS Bank, have announced a new joint effort to help countries achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A
  • 3 Nov 2018- 08:48 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Star The Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project bought a hyacinth harvester at Sh80 million to clear the weed from the lake in 2015. Members of the Parliamentary Committee on Regional Integration and Northern Corridor Development on
  • 3 Nov 2018- 08:48 by Local Press Report GLASGOW Future Scot Construction of Europe’s first ‘smart canal’, which will use the 250-year-old Forth & Clyde Canal and modern technology to mitigate flood risk as well as enable regeneration, is underway in Glasgow. The pioneering ‘digital surface

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