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  • 26 Jan 2020- 09:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New research launched on January 21 from World Resources Institute (WRI) has found that securing clean and available water for all by 2030 is achievable and might cost as little as $0.29 USD per person per day from 2015
  • 15 Jan 2020- 09:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Irrigation from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan met 14 January in Washington DC to discuss continuing differences around timing and technical regulations regarding filling and operation of the
  • 27 Dec 2019- 10:09 by Staff- Water Diplomat CAIRO, Egypt Senior representatives of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt are set to meet again in Washington DC in January over outstanding issues related to the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). More OOSKAnews coverage of GERD (44 Articles)
  • 19 Dec 2019- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Senior representatives of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt are set to meet again in Washington DC in January over outstanding issues related to the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said
  • 11 Dec 2019- 07:53 by Local Press Report FLINT MI The Guardian Email exchanges in February 2015 between executives at Veolia and a city contractor show some senior employees were aware that lead from the city’s pipes could be leaching into drinking water. They argued that city officials should be
  • 9 Dec 2019- 09:03 by Staff- Water Diplomat FORT COLLINS CO, United States New research from Colorado State University (CSU) in the United States has matched large public datasets of water quality observations with satellite imagery to enable more efficient, cost-effective measurement of water
  • 30 Nov 2019- 10:55 by Staff- Water Diplomat CAIRO, Egypt A second meeting of experts in the series of four tripartite talks brokered by the US government on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will convene in Cairo, Egypt, 2 December. The two-day meeting will be chaired by the Ministers of
  • 30 Nov 2019- 09:49 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States A new report authored by the International Labour Organisation, WaterAid, World Bank and World Health Organisation focuses on the well being of sanitation workers; their safety, health and dignity. The report was launched on
  • 10 Nov 2019- 09:44 by Local Press Report FRESNO CA The Sacramento Bee The nation’s largest water agency signed an agreement that legally bars it from participating in a controversial plan to raise Shasta Dam, a move applauded by environmental groups that fiercely opposed the proposal out of fears
  • 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
  • 23 Oct 2019- 10:32 by Staff- Water Diplomat DAMASCUS, Syria UNICEF reports that water supply to Al-Hasakeh, Syria, partially restarted 21 October after repairs to the electric power supply at the Allouk (Alok) water pumping station. The facility had been out of operation since airstrikes by Turkish
  • 21 Oct 2019- 06:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, addressed the Security Council of the United Nations 17 October about the humanitarian situation in Yemen, including severe water
  • 12 Oct 2019- 07:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States In a first revision of the country's Lead and Copper Rule since 1991, United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced, 10 October, a proposed new requirement that local water
  • 11 Oct 2019- 09:10 by Local Press Report COLUMBIA SC The Hill South Carolina on Wednesday approved allowing Google to pump nearly 550 million gallons of drinking water per year to cool its servers. The decision from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is the
  • 29 Sep 2019- 04:04 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States A new policy brief from UN-Water, the interagency mechanism that coordinates the efforts of United Nations entities and international organizations working on water and sanitation issues, highlights that climate change increases

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