Water Quality

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  • 6 Dec 2018- 09:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VICTORIA FALLS, Zimbabwe The Global Water Partnership (GWP) and the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) are partnering to support project preparation, transaction management, resource mobilization, advocacy, capacity development,
  • 4 Dec 2018- 09:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The UK Environment Secretary was forced last week to reassure a parliamentary committee that the country’s drinking water would be safe in the event of a “no-deal Brexit”, whereby the UK leaves the European Union without an agreed
  • 4 Dec 2018- 08:54 by OOSKAnews Info NEW YORK NY, United States The UN Human Security Unit (HSU), in cooperation with Uzbekistan, Japan, Nigeria and Norway, has launched a "Multi-Partner Human Security Trust Fund" (MPHSTF) for the Aral Sea Region. The initiative marks a “new chapter for
  • 4 Dec 2018- 07:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A panel of judges in New York, United States has heard arguments for and against consolidation of more than 70 pending lawsuits related to PFAS chemical contamination of groundwater in the country.  Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl
  • 4 Dec 2018- 06:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved a $614 Million USD loan to San Diego, California, about one-half the cost of the City of San Diego’s Pure Water Project. The loan was approved under the Water
  • 4 Dec 2018- 06:17 by Local Press Report COLLEGE PARK MD Maryland Today The increasing saltiness and alkalinity of streams and rivers is creating a toxic brew including metals and nitrogen-containing compounds, and threatens drinking water supplies and ecosystem health nationwide, new University of
  • 4 Dec 2018- 06:17 by Local Press Report GENEVA United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner A UN human rights expert has called for urgent action by the Government of Ecuador to protect the rights of indigenous peoples as a surge in demand for extractive resources and new development
  • 30 Nov 2018- 05:41 by Local Press Report CHANGSA Xinhua Government authorities of central China's Hunan Province said that all pulp-making and outdated paper-making capacity in three cities and one district around Dongting Lake will be closed by the end of the year, and all paper mills in this
  • 30 Nov 2018- 05:41 by Local Press Report SPRINGFIELD IL Power Magazine Analysis based on testing mostly conducted by energy companies shows that water near all but two coal plants in Illinois is contaminated with toxic waste. A compilation of industry-supplied data from 24 Illinois coal plants
  • 27 Nov 2018- 09:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil The world's largest mining company, Anglo-Australian giant BHP, has said that it will fight a multi billion dollar damages lawsuit filed on behalf of 240,000 Brazilians affected by the 2015 tailings dam failure at the Samarco iron
  • 27 Nov 2018- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States The United States released its fourth National Climate Assessment Report last week – and it’s not looking good for water security in the North American republic. The Congressionally mandated Assessment summarizes the impacts
  • 26 Nov 2018- 09:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent London, United Kingdom A United Kingdom emergency contingency plan has warned that a so-called “no-deal Brexit”, whereby the UK leaves the European Union without an agreed exit deal, could trigger a clean water shortage “within days”. The Mail on Sunday
  • 26 Nov 2018- 07:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WEIFANG, China A Chinese environmental inspection team has revealed a "cover-up" in Weifang, Shangdong Province, whereby city officials and the Binhai Economic and Technologic Development Zone had attempted to abate a pollution problem by
  • 24 Nov 2018- 12:22 by Local Press Report FORT MCMURRAY ALB The Star While the world watches, the mining companies operating here have been allowed by regulators to pursue a clean-up technique called water capping. It’s supposed to work like this: put the tailings into a mined-out pit, then cover it
  • 24 Nov 2018- 12:22 by Local Press Report ABUJA Vanguard News A coalition of Civil Society Organizations, CSOs, on Thursday, expressed concern over delay in the execution of the proposed clean-up of oil spillage in Ogoniland, despite the availability of $177million that International Oil

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