Water Quality

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  • 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
  • 22 Nov 2018- 11:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Authorities from Angola and Namibia this week inaugurated the Calueque-Oshakati cross-border water supply project, distributing water resources from the shared Cunene River. The project involves the rehabilitation and upgrading of
  • 22 Nov 2018- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States The US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an unusually broad warning this week about a fresh outbreak of E.coli linked to romaine lettuce, and cautioned people not to eat any romaine lettuce. CDC, public
  • 21 Nov 2018- 14:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Minsk, Belarus The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) are to extend loans to the city of Minsk, Belarus to finance modern wastewater management systems. The project will have significant
  • 21 Nov 2018- 12:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq Health experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Ministry of Health and Environment in Iraq have released results from the laboratory tests conducted on water samples related to the investigation of cause of  multiple fish
  • 21 Nov 2018- 11:30 by Local Press Report DUBLIN The Irish Times The Environmental Protection Agency has highlighted serious health risks arising from creches, nursing homes and hotels using their own wells for drinking water. In its latest evaluation of supplies, the EPA has said the quality of
  • 21 Nov 2018- 11:30 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD DAWN Admitting water sector inefficiencies, provincial authorities say they are engaged in preparing a ‘Master Water Plan’, backed by legal cover, which encompasses regulation of abstraction of water and disposal of waste water in both urban and
  • 19 Nov 2018- 13:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The UK board of Antofagasta Mining has approved a $1.3 Billion USD expansion for its Los Pelambres copper mine in Chile which has historically attracted controversy related to water use / stewardship. The company is planning to
  • 19 Nov 2018- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Asian Development Bank announced November 16 approval of a $300 Million USD loan to assist China’s Yangtze River Economic Development Plan (2016-2020). The project specifically promotes sustainable agriculture systems and protection
  • 18 Nov 2018- 14:04 by Local Press Report MOMBASA KBC Speaking during a media briefing at State House, on November 15, State House Spokesperson Kanze Dena said that Kenya lays great importance to the sustainable use of her oceans, seas, lakes, rivers and marine resources to spur greater economic
  • 19 Nov 2018- 13:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed November 16 a $169 Million USD loan as the First Tranche of a $500 Million USD multi-tranche financing to develop climate-resilient water supply, sewerage, and drainage

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