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  • 12 Feb 2020- 11:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The World Bank has announced a $10-15 Million USD grant for desalination in Gaza, Palestine. This funding, announced 10 February, will supplement funds already committed by the Partnership for Infrastructure Development in
  • 6 Feb 2020- 06:22 by Local Press Report RAMALLAH Palestine Chronicle Israeli forces today destroyed pipelines that were supplying the northern Jordan Valley village of Bardala with irrigation water. Ziad Sawafta, deputy mayor of Bardala village council, told WAFA that Israeli forces regularly
  • 18 Dec 2019- 07:54 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Israel Hayom Seeking to fight the surging water crisis, the Israeli government has approved the construction of another desalination plant, this time in the Western Galilee. The new facility will join an unrivaled array of five desalination plants
  • 26 Nov 2019- 14:48 by Local Press Report DUMFERMLINE The Inverness Courier Loch Ness could be used to supply water to Inverness during drier summers, Scottish Water has revealed. The utilities firm has drawn up plans to develop a pumping station south-west of Dores and build a partially buried
  • 4 Nov 2019- 11:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Climate change means that the South and East of England will not support be able to produce arable farming without significant investment in irrigation, according to a new study which anticipates that the region will become too dry
  • 30 Oct 2019- 10:46 by Staff- Water Diplomat Washington DC, United States International aid organisation Oxfam has cut trucked water to thousands of Yemenis because of the increase in fuel prices in the conflict-torn country. Piped water systems installed by Oxfam, which supply a quarter of a
  • 27 Oct 2019- 09:18 by Local Press Report TIJUANA Los Angeles Times Federal officials said Tuesday that a body had clogged the pumps in the Tijuana River intended to prevent polluted water from flowing into the United States. As a result, about 14.5 million gallons of polluted water spilled over the
  • 17 Sep 2019- 07:20 by OOSKAnews Info LONDON, United Kingdom The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and partners have announced additional finance for wastewater and drinking water supply projects in central Asia. In Khujand, the second-largest city in Tajikistan, the Swiss
  • 13 Aug 2019- 07:54 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Haaretz The Haifa District Court ruled on Monday, in response to a petition from environmental group Adam Teva V'Din, that the Dead Sea Works cannot continue to pump water from the sea to their industrial ponds without receiving water
  • 7 Aug 2019- 11:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANCHESTER, United Kingdom The north of England experienced very heavy rain July 31, causing some localized havoc. In Derbyshire, excessive amounts of water flowing over a dam built in 1831 caused a concrete slab to slip away. It took some time to alert
  • 2 Aug 2019- 09:53 by Staff- Water Diplomat 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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- 06:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Japan’s International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have constructed a deep underground shaft to provide safe water to Rohingya refugees in Camp 12 at Cox’s Bazar,

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