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  • 21 Oct 2020- 08:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Contamination of raw water sources has caused another disruption of water supply to more than a million water users in and around Kuala Lumpur. This is the third time service has been cut this year, the second time in less than
  • 19 Oct 2020- 08:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States The need for enhanced hygiene practices due to COVID-19 resulted in women and girls, mostly girls under the age of 14, traveling more frequently to collect water, further exposing them to violence. The report, published by the
  • 19 Oct 2020- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Basra, Iraq New satellite mapping of the canal system of Basra, Iraq, reveals an environmental disaster in the waterways. A  study deploying United Nation's Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT) technology, conducted by REACH,
  • 18 Oct 2020- 08:13 by Local Press Report DENVER CO The Colorado Sun A new a coalition of conservation groups in Colorado has detailed a roadmap for how the state can reach the bold goal and protect more than 14 million acres of land in the next decade. The “Colorado Pathways to 30-by-30” proposal
  • 15 Oct 2020- 08:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden An international panel gathered virtually to discuss human rights-based water resources management and water security at a webinar on 13 October, which was organised by the UN Development Programme- Stockholm International Water
  • 15 Oct 2020- 07:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank have signed a loan agreement for the second phase of the Madhya Pradesh Urban Services Improvement Project, following an original loan of $275 Million USD signed in 2017. The new
  • 14 Oct 2020- 09:12 by Local Press Report ABUJA The Guardian The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), yesterday, urged the Federal Government to invest at least 1.7 per cent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) yearly to prevent water shortage by 2030. Chairman of NESG, Asue Ighodalo,
  • 14 Oct 2020- 09:09 by Local Press Report ST HELIER Jersey Evening Post Technology developed for weather forecasting and the military could improve the Island’s water quality by reducing the amount of chemicals applied to fields, a farmer has said. Since 2010 nitrate levels in groundwater, streams,
  • 12 Oct 2020- 09:21 by Local Press Report ROME Vatican News In his second TED talks appearance, Pope Francis sends a video message to participants in “Countdown”, saying it is time to make planet-changing choices. “We live in a historic moment marked by difficult challenges,” Pope Francis said in a
  • 12 Oct 2020- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France The European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Service has confirmed that September 2020 was 0.05°C warmer than 2019 and 0.08°C warmer than in 2016, the previous monthly records. It is possible that 2020 could be the warmest year ever
  • 7 Oct 2020- 09:47 by Local Press Report ISTANBUL Daily Sabah President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Turkish Cypriot Prime Minister Ersin Tatar on Tuesday reinaugurated the Turkey-Northern Cyprus water pipeline after the completion of repair work. In January, the Turkey-TRNC water pipeline suffered
  • 7 Oct 2020- 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation Project (LVWATSAN) in Kenya has received approval of over $70 Million USD in loans and grants from three European agencies. Funds will be used to expand the water and sanitation distribution network
  • 7 Oct 2020- 07:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Opportunities to implement the UN Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG6) on clean water and sanitation, and the role of water and sanitation in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic, were at the top of the agenda of the open session of the
  • 4 Oct 2020- 08:22 by Local Press Report KALOKOL The Star The rising water level in Lake Turkana has displaced hundreds of people living along its shores and destroyed property. The water level in the lake has surged to unprecedented levels from 500 metres to 800 metres, submerging beaches, hotels,
  • 4 Oct 2020- 08:25 by Local Press Report HYDERABAD Hindustan Times Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday decided to confront the Centre for its failure to resolve the river water disputes between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, even after six years of bifurcation of the combined

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