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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
  • 19 Feb 2019- 07:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa The City of Cape Town, South Africa, released its draft water strategy this week, opening the plan to public comment. The strategy comes in the wake of an unprecedented three-year drought when the city famously approached a &quot
  • 18 Feb 2019- 08:07 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Cambodia Constructors Association Phnom Penh Municipality is planning to construct two new underground water reservoirs and a new sewage line to help ease flooding as part of implementing the city’s development masterplan. According to a February
  • 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
  • 28 Jan 2019- 09:35 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Sputnik International The Red Sea-Dead Sea water project, a planned 200 km canal which would bring water from the Red Sea to a desalination centre in the Dead Sea port of Aqaba, Jordan, has been under consideration since 2013, but stalled by
  • 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
  • 21 Jan 2019- 08:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil The world’s biggest steelmaker is to build a seawater desalination plant in Eastern Brazil to safeguard steel production which has been hit by water shortages in recent years, attributed by the company to climate change. Indian
  • 18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report BEIJING Asia Times China is considering digging two mega canal systems to link the Yangtze River, which runs through central and eastern China, to the Pearl River in southern Guangdong and Guangxi provinces. Shipping, tourism, irrigation, water transfer and
  • 15 Jan 2019- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAMILTON, Canada A new United Nations report calls into question the advisability of relying on desalination because of the high levels of brine produced. According to a new report from the United Nations University, there are 16,000 desalination plants
  • 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
  • 15 Jan 2019- 07:12 by Local Press Report HARARE Newsdze Zimbabwe Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, could run out of water by 2045 as the city's main water reservoir a serious situation threat, said a professor of environmental studies at the University of Zimbabwe Christopher Magadza. With
  • 7 Jan 2019- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New analysis of water in the world's largest fossil water aquifer system has revealed elevated levels of radium. Research into the Nubian aquifer at the eastern end of the Sahara desert, follows on from research in a

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