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  • 9 Nov 2018- 14:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent INDIANAPOLIS IN, United States Arsenic in well water accounts for one in 20 deaths in Bangladesh. The country's 10 million or more shallow, hand-pumped wells yield water that often exceeds the World Health Organization's (WHO) arsenic
  • 9 Nov 2018- 14:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZHUHAI, China Chinese scientists have showcased progress of a new project that will deploy satellite technology with a view to moving water vapor in the sky, via an "air corridor" from the damp western portion of the country to the dry north
  • 8 Nov 2018- 12:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Reinvented Toilet Expo in Beijing was the occasion chosen for the African Development Bank’s November 6 announcement of a new sanitation project for sub-Saharan Africa’s urban inhabitants. The Gates Foundation, in partnership with the
  • 8 Nov 2018- 12:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Baghdad, Iraq Multiple fish deaths have been reported in the Euphrates River, hitting the livelihoods of fish farmers in Iraq as the country continues to struggle with a water contamination crisis.   Thousands of dead carp have been found floating in
  • 8 Nov 2018- 11:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan Last month’s announcement that the government of Japan will release radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean has left Fukushima fisherman wondering how they will ensure the safety of their livelihoods and the safety of the fish they now
  • 8 Nov 2018- 09:40 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Zim Live South Africa is in talks with Zimbabwe for the supply of water to the parched Makhado region. The long-delayed multi-billion rand Makhado-Musina Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Limpopo is being hampered by a lack of reliable water supply.
  • 8 Nov 2018- 11:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NUUK, Greenland It appears that China and Greenland are looking at an interesting new combined natural resources arrangement. Although it has yet to be proven, there may be as much as 50 billion barrels of oil and gas underground in Greenland and the
  • 8 Nov 2018- 11:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRETORIA, South Africa The government of South Africa has announced the launch of a “first comprehensive national-scale assessment of the status of biological invasions and their management” in response to "the real economic threat" posed by
  • 6 Nov 2018- 13:19 by Local Press Report LAS VEGAS NV Las Vegas Review-Journal Las Vegas is built on a desert. And the main source of water in our oasis, the Colorado River, is producing less water every year. Surely this alone is the writing on the wall that will provide an impetus to plan for and
  • 6 Nov 2018- 13:16 by Local Press Report BAGHDAD The New Arab Iraqi fish farmers south of Baghdad have been left reeling after finding thousands of dead carp mysteriously floating in their cages or washed up on the banks of the Euphrates. Major water pollution has already kicked up a stink in Iraq
  • 6 Nov 2018- 13:20 by Local Press Report RIYADH Trade Arabia Indian multinational group VA Tech Wabag (Wabag) has been awarded a major engineering, procurement and construction contract worth SR500 million ($133 million) for the development of a sewage water treatment plant in Jubail area of the
  • 6 Nov 2018- 13:17 by Local Press Report MANILA Business World The World Bank and the government are preparing a $17.3 Million USD project seeking to improve the latter’s capacity to implement water management projects. The national government will provide $9.90 million, while $7.40 million will
  • 6 Nov 2018- 13:14 by Local Press Report CHRISTCHURCH Stuff A bottling company's bid to take millions of litres of water from a key aquifer could threaten Christchurch's drinking supplies, warns a senior city council manager. China-owned firm Cloud Ocean Water has this week applied to
  • 6 Nov 2018- 13:12 by Local Press Report TOKYO Nikkei Asian Review Faced with the prospect that there will be no more space to store tanks containing radioactive water leaking from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, operator Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings and the Japanese government are
  • 6 Nov 2018- 13:18 by Local Press Report ARMENIA WI The New York Times Rural communities call it their own, private Flint— a diffuse, creeping water crisis tied to industrial farms and slack regulations that for years has tainted thousands of residential wells across the Midwest and beyond. In

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