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  • 20 Feb 2019- 09:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia The Australian Academy of Science released a report February 10 examining the recent devastating fish deaths in the Darling River. The report was commissioned by the opposition Labor Party (ALP) to examine the causes of why millions of
  • 20 Feb 2019- 07:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, Renee Martin-Nagle, a PhD Researcher at the University of
  • 13 Feb 2019- 07:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The leaders of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt have confirmed commitment to reach consensus on outstanding technical issues surrounding the contentious Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). At the annual African Union conference hosted
  • 11 Feb 2019- 10:37 by Local Press Report HEBRON Palestine News & Info Agency Israeli forces raided the water pump rooms in the village of at-Tiwani and conducted search operations for the water pipelines in an apparent prelude to cut off water supply to residents. The popular committee
  • 6 Feb 2019- 08:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GLAND, Switzerland Speaking in advance of the annual World Wetlands Day (February 2), Martha Rojas Urrego, Secretary General of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, described wetlands as "the most effective clarbon sinks on our planet". Urrego
  • 3 Feb 2019- 10:27 by Local Press Report BENGALURU Deccan Herald “One needs permission from the tribunal to construct a dam, but nor for digging thousands of borewells. Planting of eucalyptus and pumping of ground water are the major reasons for the dying of Arkavathy river,” said Dr Sharachchandra
  • 30 Jan 2019- 08:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan Per requirement of the Indus Waters Treaty and the agreement announced in mid-January, a three member delegation of Pakistani water experts arrived in India on January 27. The purpose of the visit is to inspect Indian hydro-electric
  • 25 Jan 2019- 09:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The Environment Committee of the European Parliament has backed plans to increase the use of treated wastewater for agricultural irrigation in the EU. New legislation sets minimum quality standards and sets out obligation for
  • 15 Jan 2019- 07:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Sydney, Australia The Australian state of New South Wales will mechanically pump oxygen into lakes and rivers after recent masss fish deaths caused by drought in the region, it was announced January 15. Record high temperatures in the western part of
  • 13 Jan 2019- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The government of India will permit Pakistan officials to inspect two controversial dam sites in the Chenab basin in a sign of some thawing in relations between the two signatories of the Indus Water Treaty (IWT). A Pakistani team
  • 9 Jan 2019- 07:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUETTA, Pakistan The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Provincial Government of Balochistan, Pakistan have signed project agreement of a $107 Million USD loan and grants to improve irrigation infrastructure and water resource management in Balochistan
  • 20 Dec 2018- 12:33 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Nation Academics warn that a dam newly approved for southern Nakhon Si Thammarat province will intensify conflicts between citizens and the authorities and destroy a bountiful forest ecosystem, while bringing no substantial benefit in terms of
  • 14 Dec 2018- 09:34 by OOSKAnews Info NABLUS, Palestine The government of Israel has informed Palestinian landowners that a new 7-kilometer water pipeline is to be constructed between two illegal settlements in the northern portion of the West Bank. The pipeline is to go through farmland own by
  • 27 Nov 2018- 12:52 by Local Press Report CAIRO Global Times People were all with smiles while seeing water massively running out of a 500-horsepower pump to cover a pool of sand in the middle of vast desert. It was during one of the pumping tests for a well dug by China's ZPEC drilling company
  • 14 Nov 2018- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia A new report urges immediate action to ensure a sustainable future for communities and companies that depend on the Kafue River. The lower basin of the Kafue River is the subject of a new report released by WWF in collaboration with

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