Water Quality

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  • 2 Jan 2019- 12:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland At the November 29 event in Geneva celebrating forty years of the Genevois Aquifer Agreement, OOSKAnews caught up with international delegate Luiz Amore, former Head of Foreign Affairs of the National Water Agency (ANA) of Brazil.
  • 31 Dec 2018- 07:05 by Local Press Report BERKEL-ENSCHOT The Guardian The Cistercian monastery on the Dutch-Belgian border is the first brewery in western Europe to construct a plant-based water filtration system that avoids the current waste of seven liters of water for every liter of beer produced
  • 20 Dec 2018- 12:33 by Local Press Report KABUL The Diplomat From the Mayan Empire to modern-day Syria and Yemen, water insecurity has been a predominant cause of social distress, conflict, and crisis. Studies show that there is a 75 to 95 percent probability of water wars in the next 50 to 100
  • 20 Dec 2018- 12:33 by Local Press Report FOUNDIOUGNE France 24 In the town of Foundiougne, in southern Senegal, black or sometimes bright orange water is spurting out of taps. The salty, brackish liquid can’t even be used to wash clothes or dishes. Ecosystems Pollution Sanitation, Hygiene &
  • 16 Dec 2018- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON VA, United States A new survey reports the existence of more than 2000 sites and 200 illegal mining areas threatening the health of indigenous populations and the environment in six Amazonian countries. Thirty rivers are affected by mining or being
  • 16 Dec 2018- 11:37 by OOSKAnews Info EDINBURGH, Scotland The sight of a sniffer dog in the arrivals area of an airport is not uncommon; the sight of a sniffer dog in the middle of a field in the more remote western Scotland is uncommon. However, sniffer dogs are now being used by Scottish Water to
  • 12 Dec 2018- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US government agencies this week proposed a redefinition of “waters of the United States” that “clarifies” federal authority under previous President Obama’s Clean Water Act. Environmentalist groups say that many of the
  • 14 Dec 2018- 09:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New research published by advocacy group Human Rights Watch claims that the Trump administration and the United States Congress have endangered public health in mining communities. The report asserts that Congress has failed
  • 11 Dec 2018- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATOWICE, Poland OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, John H. Matthews, co-founder and secretariat coordinator for the Alliance
  • 10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report TAKORADI GhanaWeb Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources, Mrs. Cecilia Dapaah has argued that the extent of damage caused by the operations of illegal mining, popularly known as 'Galamsey' can never be underrated. She stressed that arguments
  • 10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Business Insider Activists have pushed to ban bottled water due to concerns over plastic bottles' wastefulness and pollution. Companies have been criticized for paying minimal fees to communities where they source water. "The challenges
  • 10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report FLINT MI Michigan Radio On December 7, a judge decided another top state health department official should face trial in connection with the Flint water crisis. Dr. Eden Wells listened as District Court Judge William Crawford bound her over for trial.
  • 7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report IMPERIAL BEACH CA 10 News The U.S. Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission will hold a public meeting Thursday to discuss water quality and other concerns with the Tijuana River Watershed. The commission's Area Operations Manager,
  • 7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The New York Times The Trump administration is expected to put forth a proposal on Tuesday that would significantly weaken a major Obama-era regulation on clean water, according to a talking points memo from the Environmental Protection Agency
  • 7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report JAMMU Kashmir Reader As a long-term strategy for conservation of prominent water bodies in the state, including Dal Lake, Jhelum, Chenab and Tawi rivers from pollution hazards, and for the restoration of pristine glory of twin capital cities namely, Jammu and

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