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  • 14 Oct 2019- 07:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CANBERRA, Australia The federal government of Australia and the state government of water-stressed New South Wales (NSW) have jointly allocated approximately $675 Million USD to upgrade an existing dam and to construct a new one. The projects will be
  • 12 Oct 2019- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya A new report on water, sanitation and health (WASH) sector financing in UNICEF’s Eastern and Southern Africa Region (ESAR) has identified massive funding gaps that will hinder achievement of WASH Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in
  • 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
  • 5 Oct 2019- 07:43 by Local Press Report CARACAS Phys.org Smelling like an oil refinery, the vast expanse of Lake Maracaibo has become polluted by its own reserves of crude as Venezuela's economic collapse has left wells and pipelines in ruin. This huge body of water, in the country's
  • 29 Sep 2019- 06:55 by Local Press Report GUYRA Digital Journal The little town of Guyra- population 2,000- in eastern Australia lies next to a freshwater lagoon just half a day’s drive from Sydney, but its drinking water is due to run dry in 400 days’ time. Locals in the town have been trucking in
  • 29 Sep 2019- 06:55 by Local Press Report URUMQI Xinhua Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region provided access to drinking water for more than 264,000 people in rural areas by August, according to the region's water resources department. A total of 300,000 people in rural areas
  • 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.
  • 22 Sep 2019- 01:18 by Local Press Report MALAGA The Olive Press A river of sewage is leaking into an aquifer supplying water to towns in the province of Malaga. Dirty water is flowing into the underground water supply, which caters for the towns of Alhaurín de la Torre, Alora and Pizarra, all
  • 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
  • 7 Sep 2019- 05:29 by Local Press Report YANGON Xinhuanet Myanmar's Yangon municipal authorities have planned to privatize water distribution as part of its efforts to deal with water pipe leakage, water losses and staff shortage, according to the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC)
  • 21 Aug 2019- 14:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DELHI, India In an India Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a need for definitive progress in addressing challenges of eliminating poverty and corruption, managing population growth and providing drinking water to all. Modi
  • 20 Aug 2019- 04:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Financially-stressed environment sevices company Hyflux Ltd (Singapore) has announced that it will “engage exclusively” with white-knight Utico, the United Arab Emirates utility. More OOSKAnews coverage of Hyflux Ltd (100-plus
  • 20 Aug 2019- 12:05 by OOSKAnews Info RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Contemporaneously with this year's Hajj season, the government of Saudi Arabia announced investment in new water developments totalling in excess of $825 Million USD. The projects include construction of a pipeline from the desal plant
  • 7 Aug 2019- 14:08 by Local Press Report HARARE Zim Live Imports are the only short-term solution to ending Zimbabwe’s power crisis as receding water levels at the main hydro-power plant continue to curtail generation, an official said on Monday. Zimbabwe has faced an acute power deficit since May,
  • 25 Jul 2019- 07:41 by Local Press Report CHOLPON ATA Kabar Over 19,000 citizens of the Kyrgyz city of Cholpon Ata will have regular access to safe drinking water and improved wastewater services thanks to a joint investment in the amount of €5.1 million provided by the EBRD, the European Investment

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