Water Quality

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  • 19 Sep 2018- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa Waterless technology that treats excrement on-site provides the health benefits of removal without the infrastructure costs of sewer and treatment plants and, at the same time, preserves valuable water resources, according to an
  • 19 Sep 2018- 08:49 by Local Press Report NEW YORK UNICEF An estimated 6.3 million children under 15 years of age died in 2017, or 1 every 5 seconds, mostly of preventable causes, according to new mortality estimates released by UNICEF, the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations
  • 18 Sep 2018- 11:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $150 Millian USD loan to protect a water basin of China's Yangtze River. The ADB said September 18 that the loan for a "complementary set of initiatives to improve flood
  • 18 Sep 2018- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States Three US Senators from the State of Michigan have introduced bipartisan legislation September 17 to hold federal agencies accountable for addressing contamination from per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at military
  • 18 Sep 2018- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Info PRINCETON NJ, United States Researchers have warned that while China’s use of coal-based synthetic natural gas is, on one hand, favorable, on the other, will increase carbon emissions and water demand, especially in regions in China that already have high per
  • 18 Sep 2018- 08:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Zimbabwe Government is set to begin administering cholera vaccines in selected suburbs in coming weeks, as the death toll from the current disease outbreak passed 30. This week, 405 new cases were reported in the country’s capital
  • 18 Sep 2018- 09:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland Scottish Water, the public utility that provides water and sewarage services across Scotland, is to pilot a new approach to tackle the phenomenon of "fatbergs" in sewage systems, which can cause major flooding and pollution
  • 18 Sep 2018- 07:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CANBERRA, Australia Indian mining giant Adani's plan to build a 61 kilometer pipeline to pump up to 12.5 billion liters of water a year from a river in drought-stricken Queensland has come closer to realization after Australia’s Federal Government
  • 18 Sep 2018- 08:07 by Local Press Report FLINT MI, United States ABC12 Reverend Al Sharpton urged people to be part of a civil lawsuit following the Flint water emergency. The Baptist minister wants those impacted by the water emergency, to hold the ones responsible, accountable. The civil rights
  • 18 Sep 2018- 08:07 by Local Press Report TALLAHASSEE CNN Two toxic algae blooms affecting Florida's waterways have become a major issue in the Senate race pitting incumbent Democrat Sen. Bill Nelson against sitting Republican Gov. Rick Scott. The race has garnered national attention because of
  • 12 Sep 2018- 10:01 by Local Press Report OXFORD oDR The Central Asian state’s Tian Shan mountain range isn’t just home to shrinking glaciers. It’s also the site of an international mining operation. Kyrgyz ecologist Kaliya Moldogaziyeva comments about the environmental threat to the area from the
  • 12 Sep 2018- 07:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OSLO, Norway Norwegian giant Norsk Hydro has reached agreement with Brazilian authorities following February’s discharge of untreated water from the group's Alunorte alumina plant, the world’s largest. "On September 5, Alunorte signed two
  • 11 Sep 2018- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Tel Aviv, Israel Following August's leptospirosis outbreak in the Jordan River system in the Golan Heights region of northern Israel, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued September 7 a "Watch- Level 1, Practice Usual
  • 11 Sep 2018- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Info LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg The European Investment Bank (EIB) issued its first Sustainability Awareness Bond September 6. The $578 Million USD (EUR 500 Million) funding builds on the EIB’s pioneering role unlocking investment through green bonds, the development
  • 11 Sep 2018- 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BASRA, Iraq The International Committee of the Red Cross said September 11 that drinking water could soon run even lower in the southern Iraq city of Basra. The main Wafa al-Qaed water treatment plant on the northern edge of Basra has been out of action

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