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  • 10 Jun 2019- 07:39 by Local Press Report KONYA Daily Sabah Uncontrolled and negligent use of groundwater threaten the Konya Plain in the eponymous central Turkish province, which is known as the "grain silo" of Turkey for its vast wheat fields. The number of sinkholes has rose
  • 9 Jun 2019- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) has launched its Third Environmental Performance Report (EPR) for Kazakhstan, assessing the country’s achievements in strengthening its environmental policy since 2008 and
  • 18 May 2019- 09:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Big industries throughout Europe are lobbying for significant and devastating changes to the EU water law, the Water Framework Directive (WFD), according to a coalition of environmental organizations. Living Rivers Europe, five
  • 18 May 2019- 07:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France A new guide will help the hydropower industry to assess resilience to extreme weather events. The International Hydropower Association (IHA) guide is designed to inform all hydropower projects regardless of scale and geography, both
  • 11 May 2019- 08:13 by OOSKAnews Info OXFORD, United Kingdom OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, Kathryn Pharr and Alex Mauroner describe the embedded and often hidden costs
  • 23 Apr 2019- 11:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FLINT MI, United States United States District Judge Linda V. Parker ruled against the US Environment Protection Agency (USEPA) April 18, and did not dismiss the lawsuit of 3,000 Flint MI residents claiming that the agency was negligent and failed to
  • 28 Mar 2019- 14:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore THIS ARTICLE WAS UPDATED APRIL 1 Troubled Singapore encironmental solutions company HyfluxLtd has defended itself against claims last week that key financial information had not been adequately disclosed. SM Investments, the
  • 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
  • 8 Mar 2019- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania A controversial gold mine in northern Tanzania has been instructed to halt waste water pollution by March 30 or be shut down by the country’s government. Tanzania Mining Minister Doto Biteko said Acacia needs to stop contaminated
  • 18 Feb 2019- 09:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHOENIX, AZ Nestle has announced the immediate closure of a bottling plant in Phoenix, Arizona, US which only opened in 2016. The company’s factory manager cited increased competition as the reason behind the decision, while the plant has previously
  • 16 Dec 2018- 11:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland A forty year success story of transboundary governance by Switzerland and France of the Genevois Aquifer ("Nappe du Genevois") was celebrated in Geneva November 29 with a one-day seminar "Shared Management of Resources
  • 18 Oct 2018- 09:49 by OOSKAnews Info AMMAN, Jordan Authorities in Jordan reportedly discovered this week that up to 36,000 cubic meters of municipal freshwater was being used for irrigation on certain private properties as part of the continuing crackdown on water theft in the country's
  • 11 Sep 2018- 11:49 by Local Press Report EVART Click On Detroit For the first time, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is commenting on why the controversial Nestle water permit was approved. Nestle is pumping out 400 gallons of water from the Great Lakes each minute, and the state is
  • 31 Aug 2018- 07:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Chinese authorities announced August 29 that its efforts to create a national database for water networks has been completed. The database includes every river of more that 500 meters in length and each standing body of water larger than
  • 8 Sep 2018- 07:33 by OOSKAnews Info TEL AVIV, Israel Israel’s Water Authority announced at the end of August that, even with an increase in rainfall over previous years, the country can expect the country's 5 year drought to continue. Three threshold lines mark the water status in the Kinneret

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