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  • 25 Sep 2019- 06:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Contamination of tap water in the United States caused by arsenic, byproducts of water disinfectants, and traces of uranium and radium could result in over 100,000 cancer cases in the course of a lifetime, researchers claim.
  • 21 Jul 2019- 11:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The Silicon Valley Clean Water (SVCW) facility is to receive $218 Million USD in financing from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to support wastewater infrastructure upgrades in the San Francisco Bay area in
  • 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
  • 24 May 2019- 09:33 by OOSKAnews Info WASHINGTON DC, United States The World Bank has announced $78 Million USD in funding for Phase II of the Lesotho Lowlands Water Development Project. Lesotho’s access to water supply services is relatively high compared to other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa,
  • 11 May 2019- 12:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has announced the availability of $2.6 Billion USD in new funds for the State Revolving Funds (SRF) that are designated to assist states, tribes and territories to improve
  • 22 Apr 2019- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Multinational Tullow Oil is continuing negotiations to secure a water rights deal with officials of Turkana County in northern Kenya, for Kenya's first oil project, with a final investment decision expected by the end of the year.
  • 1 Apr 2019- 08:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) will make available $6 Billion USD under the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) for loans in 2019. The loans, announced by agency Administrator
  • 4 Mar 2019- 09:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Population growth and climate change are negatively affecting water supply in the US according to a new study from the American Geophysical Union (AGU) which suggests that before the end of the century there will be water
  • 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
  • 8 Mar 2019- 08:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States A group of US academics have proposed that the US and Mexico collaborate on a large scale energy, water, industry, and education park. The venture would be constructed along the nearly 2,000-mile arid and semi-arid mutual
  • 13 Jan 2019- 08:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US water organizations have sent a letter to Congress urging funding for the country's crucial water infrastructure. The January 10 letter from a coalition of 91 national, state and local organizations requests funding
  • 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
  • 3 Jan 2019- 08:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The US Department of Energy (USDOE) has announced the establishment of an Energy-Water Desalination Hub which is slated to receive up to $100 Million USD subject to appropriations. The Hub, announced in December, will focus
  • 14 Nov 2018- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States OOSKAnews caught up with Charles Iceland this week to talk about global water risk, threats, conflict, migration and food security. In conversation with OOSKAnews' David Duncan, Iceland expands upon the “Issue Brief” he
  • 10 Oct 2018- 08:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya's Council of Governors and Ministry of Water and Sanitation have intervened in the dispute between the city of Nairobi and the county of Murang'a over benefits to be derived from Ndakaini Dam (also known as Thika Dam)

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