Water Industry

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  • 24 Mar 2019- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom A new Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) report indicates that 75 Percent of Corporations identify water risk exposure as being “substantive”. Over 75 Percent report exposure related to physical issues such as increasing scarcity and
  • 24 Mar 2019- 09:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore The Public Utilities Board (PUB) of Singapore has confirmed that it is willing to buy the desalination plant of the Tuaspring Integrated Water and Power Plant for zero dollars (Singapore SGD) from troubled Hyflux Ltd, and will begin
  • 24 Mar 2019- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States In protracted conflicts children younger than 15 are, on average, nearly three times more likely to die from diarrhoeal disease linked to unsafe water and sanitation than violence directly linked to conflict and war, according
  • 24 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report BETHLEHEM Ma'An News Agency More than 97% of the water pumped from the coastal aquifer in the besieged Gaza Strip does not meet the water quality standards of the World Health Organization (WHO), leading to the depletion of groundwater reserves with the
  • 24 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report BEIJING Xinhua China is set to achieve its target of keeping national annual water consumption below 670 billion cubic meters by 2020, a senior official said Friday. Annual water consumption has been capped below 610 billion cubic meters since 2016, Wei
  • 22 Mar 2019- 06:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler, a former coal lobbyist, raised eyebrows this week by saying that Americans should focus less on global warming,.suggesting that clean water was a
  • 22 Mar 2019- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON The production of goods for export is depleting the water supplies of some of the world’s poorest countries, a new report from WaterAid warns. Collaboration between the public and private sectors is crucial to ensuring that economic growth does
  • 22 Mar 2019- 07:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DENVER CO, United States Following about 20 years of drought and shrinkage in available Colorado River water resources, negotiators for seven Western states (Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, and California) and federal authorities
  • 21 Mar 2019- 08:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India Jayantika Kutty, Research Analyst with think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) OOSKAnewscast audio interview. This OOSKAnewscast was recorded on the occasion of the release
  • 24 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report HONG KONG Black & Veatch The Water Supplies Department (WSD) of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is considering to relocate the Diamond Hill Fresh Water and Salt Water Service Reservoirs (DHSRs) to caverns. WSD has appointed
  • 21 Mar 2019- 09:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Events in Washington and New York in this week of "World Water Day", bring thought-leaders together to examine the intersection of water, peace and conflict, an area of growing interest and concern in geopolitical
  • 18 Mar 2019- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Manila, Phillippines Metropolitan Manila, Phillippines, continues to experience its worst water shortage in years, with water taps dry for long periods, and residents of the Philippines capital (pop. 12 Million) scrambling, and sometimes fighting, for
  • 18 Mar 2019- 09:07 by Local Press Report LONDON Utility Week Plans to ship water from the north to the south of England are being worked on by the industry across three regions, MPs have been told. Trevor Bishop, organisational development director at the Water Resources South East (WRSE) group of
  • 14 Mar 2019- 12:04 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Eyewitness News The City of Cape Town has dismissed an African National Congress (ANC) lawsuit to have increased water tariffs scrapped as a political ploy. The Democratic Alliance-run City of Cape Town is not fazed by the ANC's legal
  • 13 Mar 2019- 11:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland Strategic Foresight Group (SFG), an India-based international think-tank engaged in crafting new policy concepts that enable decision makers to prepare for a future in uncertain times, has released a monthly Bulletin which covers

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