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  • 14 Aug 2019- 09:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PUNE, India Mismanagement by dam operators exacerbated recent devastating floods in India's Krishna River Basin, experts allege. The South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People (SANDRP) examined reservoir levels in western Maharashtra and assert
  • 13 Aug 2019- 06:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY NSW, Australia The state government of News South Wales, Australia, plans to double the output of the city of Sydney’s Kurnell desalination plant. Severe drought has caused a depletion of Sydney’s water supply from 90 percent to 50 percent
  • 13 Aug 2019- 07:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India Heavy rains in southwest India have caused major disruption to water and power supply in the state of Kerala, with water supply systems disrupted, and reservoirs reaching capacity levels. Kerala Water Authority (KWA) reported
  • 3 Aug 2019- 11:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq Meeting Turkish envoy Veysel Eroglu July 31 in Baghdad, Iraq President Barham Salih confirmed that the two countries’ water issues are shared priorities, and that a long-term solution that guaranteed the rights of both parties was required.
  • 2 Aug 2019- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Human rights watch-dog Global Witness has launched its 2018 annual investigative report on attacks on "defenders" of land and environmental rights.  According to "Enemies of the State? How governments and business
  • 28 Jul 2019- 06:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Describing the linkage between water challenges and climate change, a new UN Water Policy Brief calls for increased investment in improved hydrological data, institutions and governance, education and capacity development, risk
  • 24 Jul 2019- 08:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium A new WWF assessment paper describes mismanagement of water resources across Europe as exacerbating anticipated droughts, calling for European Union (EU) Member State governments to take emergency measures to tackle droughts, mostly
  • 23 Jul 2019- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq A new report   from i nternational NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW) describes  last year’s hospitalization of 118,000 and associated violent protests in Basra, Iraq, as  attributable to corruption and  mismanagement of access to safe drinking
  • 22 Jul 2019- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON The Water Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat) of England and Wales has announced a sweeping price review for 14 of the 17 water companies it regulates. The plan demands improvement in the environment and services for customers and calls for
  • 19 Jul 2019- 13:10 by Local Press Report SAN ANTONIO TX Hellenic Shipping News Independent energy producer Remnant Oil Co has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, blaming in part a 2017 order by New Mexico’s land commissioner that left it unable to inject fresh water into many of its wells.
  • 10 Jun 2019- 07:39 by Local Press Report KARACHI Associated Press Pakistan President Arif Alvi here on Sunday said a desalination plant with the capacity to treat 1100 to 1400 million gallons of water per day was a viable option to meet the challenge of water scarcity in Karachi. He said to turn
  • 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
  • 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
  • 19 May 2019- 12:36 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI NDTV With water storage in dams dropping to a "critical" level, the Centre has issued a "drought advisory" to Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Tamil Nadu, asking them to use water judiciously. The
  • 17 May 2019- 07:53 by Local Press Report HONG KONG South China Morning Post Hong Kong lawmakers have unanimously endorsed a HK$7.7 billion (US$987 million) plan for the government to build a desalination plant that will meet 5 per cent of the city’s demand for drinking water. At a meeting of the

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