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  • 30 Mar 2020- 08:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea South Korea has expressed concern about a new draft plan from Japan to release contaminated Fukushima water from its disabled Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea. The country’s Office for Government Policy Coordination said
  • 30 Mar 2020- 06:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Damascus, Syria Turkish-backed armed forces cut off the water supply of up to 460,000 Syrians in March, exacerbating a perilous humanitarian situation in the East of the country. Much of the population is already in lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • 29 Mar 2020- 09:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States The International Water Resources Association (IWRA) held a webinar 23 March to mark World Water Day 2020 focusing on “Water and Climate Change”. The full video can be found HERE. Panellists included: Bruce Currie-Alder,
  • 30 Mar 2020- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China As China’s fast economic growth and rise in food demand drive an increase in water use for agriculture and industry, a new study underscore the value and potential of technological adoptions to help design targets and incentives for water
  • 29 Mar 2020- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMSTERDAM, Netherlands Dutch government researchers have found traces of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in samples from sewage treatment plants at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam. Trace elements have also been detected in wastewater samples near the village of
  • 30 Mar 2020- 08:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States The CEO Water Mandate platform has announced a new industry-driven, CEO-led Water Resilience Coalition. Endorsing companies of the CEO Water Mandate (currently over 150) commit to action across six key elements and report
  • 29 Mar 2020- 09:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Chinese Ministry of Water Resources is developing a series of approximately 100 water conservation projects worth over $140 Billion USD over a period of three years. The majority of the projects have already been in the planning
  • 29 Mar 2020- 10:11 by Local Press Report URBANA IL Limitations in existing models and satellite data pose challenges for precise estimates of evapotranspiration – a combination of evaporation from soil and transpiration from plants. But researchers with the US Department of Energy’s Center for
  • 26 Mar 2020- 09:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ACCRA, Ghana More than half of respondents to an extensive survey in 34 African countries say that their respective governments have failed in the provision of clean water and sanitation services. In 20 countries, a majority of respondents said that
  • 26 Mar 2020- 11:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICALI, Mexico A March 21-22 referendum in Mexicali, Mexico has determined that a partly-built $1.5 Billion USD brewery will not proceed as planned. Communities and farmers have engaged in resistance the controversial US brewers Constellation Brands
  • 25 Mar 2020- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland OOSKAnews hosted an aquaNOW Audience 20 March in Scotland, marking World Water Day. Footage of the live-streamed webcast panel discussion, with the theme “Water and the Climate Crisis” can be viewed HERE. Scotland's Hydro Nation
  • 25 Mar 2020- 09:16 by Local Press Report OAKLAND CA International Rivers This March 14, International Day of Action for Rivers, thousands of river stewards, defenders, and allies took action both in person and online. Despite the health and safety challenges faced by many countries around the world
  • 25 Mar 2020- 09:19 by Local Press Report DODOMA Daily News Officials in Tanzania have said the ongoing process to set up water allocation plan for Mara River will consider priority needs of water with involvement of all key stakeholders getting high consideration. The Assistant Action Director for
  • 25 Mar 2020- 09:08 by Local Press Report KARACHI Pakistan Observer Nisar Memon, former federal minister and senator in Pakistan, comments about the importance of the Kabul River and the dependence on it of both Pakistan and Afghanistan for drinking water, agriculture, and hydroelectic power
  • 25 Mar 2020- 09:12 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Tehran Times The Lions Club Seregno Assistance to International Development (AID) in Italy organizes the contest every year in collaboration with United Nations Water and several other organizations, including the European Commission, and the winners