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  • 10 Jul 2019- 08:15 by OOSKAnews Info NOVOBIRISK, Russia Toxic water covering an ash dump from a coal power generating plant in Novosibirsk, Russia, has turned an eye-catching turquoise blue that has led to media attention in recent weeks. Photographs of women in bikinis lying on the ash dump’s dirt
  • 8 Jul 2019- 10:51 by Local Press Report MELBOURNE ABC News (Australia) Australian taxpayers have given a huge corporation more than $40 million, enabling it to expand irrigation in the Murray-Darling Basin under an environmental scheme that has been labelled a national disgrace. Four Corners can
  • 8 Jul 2019- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TUCSON AZ, United States New research from the University of Arizona has determined that streamflow in US rivers has declined by as much as 50 percent since large-scale pumping began in the 1950s. The study, released in June, is the first to look at the
  • 3 Jul 2019- 12:05 by Local Press Report CAMBRIDGE Money Saving Expert Letters sent to tens of thousands of households seemingly from their water company requesting an urgent response are actually from maintenance firm HomeServe, which has been accused of using "scare tactics" to flog its
  • 26 Jun 2019- 08:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore United Arab Emirates utility Utico FZC has extended its deadline to reach a binding agreement for investment to June 27, two days before the next update on restructuring of troubled Singapore water company Hyflux Ltd is due to be
  • 25 Jun 2019- 10:52 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Financial Tribune A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) and Farassan Industrial Group to expedite the water supply project from the Persian
  • 24 Jun 2019- 07:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India Chennai, the capital city of the south-eastern India state of Tamil Nadu on the Bay of Bengal, has run out of water. Its population of over 4.5 million now relies on water tankers as the city administration is able to supply only 60
  • 23 Jun 2019- 11:12 by Local Press Report CHENNAI The Economic Times Chennai-based water technology provider Va Tech Wabag has said it has won a $212 Million USD contract from Uttar Pradesh government’s State Mission for Clean Ganga project for operation, maintenance and management of sewage
  • 24 Jun 2019- 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States In an open letter to the Administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), 38 breweries with operations across the country have registered their opposition to the Agency’s new policy over discharge of
  • 1 Jun 2019- 09:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore The High Court of Singapore approved a two-month extension May 29 to Hyflux’s debt moratorium. This will give the debt-ridden water treatment firm August 2 to negotiate new investment and capital restructure. More OOSKAnews coverage
  • 27 May 2019- 06:46 by Local Press Report SHARJAH Construction News Online Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) and Belgium-headquartered construction giant Besix Group have started construction and development work on Qatra, a water reuse plant in Sharjah’s Al-Saja’a industrial
  • 27 May 2019- 07:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singopore UAE utility Utico and its legal and financial advisors met with Singapore’s Securities and Investors Association (SIAS) during the week of May 20 to discuss Utico’s commitment to work for a win-win solution for the “small holders”
  • 20 May 2019- 07:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A newly-formed joint venture of Orascom Construction and Arab Contractors has been awarded a $739 Million USD contract to build the Bahr Albaqar wastewater treatment plant in north-west Egypt. Upon completion, it will be the largest in
  • 20 May 2019- 06:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Singapore’s national water utility PUB assumed ownership, May 18, of the Tuaspring desalination plant from financially troubled environmental services company Hyflux Ltd in accordance with PUB’s 30-day notice issued in April. More
  • 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

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