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  • 21 Aug 2019- 12:00 by TWD Staff ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan authorities August 19 warned that release of water from an upstream dam may cause flooding in Pakistan’s Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces. Further coverage of the Indus Treaty by OOSKAnews   The Indian-administered part of the
  • 7 Aug 2019- 11:08 by OOSKAnews Info SANTA MONICA CA, United States The US State of California has stood up to the Trump administration with respect to “water mining”. On July 31, the state assembly approved Bill 307 that provides for a comprehensive state review process for all groundwater
  • 2 Aug 2019- 09:53 by TWD Staff 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 silence land and
  • 2 Aug 2019- 11:11 by Local Press Report MARICOPA CA Los Angeles Times Solar energy projects could replace some of the jobs and tax revenues that may be lost as constrained water supplies force California’s agriculture industry to scale back. In the San Joaquin Valley alone, farmers may need to take
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 12 Jul 2019- 10:55 by Local Press Report FLINT MI MLive US Congressional Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says Flint, Michigsn is among communities already impacted by “the climate crisis and environmental injustice" and repeated the claim that children here have rising levels of lead
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 10 Jun 2019- 07:39 by Local Press Report PLEASANT GROVE UT At least 50 people were taken to area hospitals after being exposed to chlorine at a public pool in Utah Tuesday afternoon. The Pleasant Grove Veterans Memorial Pool was evacuated after patrons were exposed to chlorine. A chlorine pump
  • 5 Jun 2019- 11:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BERKELEY CA, United States Computer and environmental researchers in the United States are developing a computational tool that will allow groundwater and surface water managers to plan management of water resources more sustainably at watershed level. A
  • 5 Jun 2019- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRVINE CA, United States Curtailment of essential water resources, as a consequence of a climate change-driven incident, would cause significant financial and societal hardship for up to at least 20 percent of the world’s population who live in stressed
  • 31 May 2019- 07:42 by Local Press Report CARLSBAD CA Los Angeles Times An affiliate of Aberdeen Standard Investments has agreed to buy the Carlsbad desalination plant in San Diego County for more than $1 billion, according to people with knowledge of the matter. A transaction could be announced as

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