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  • 21 Jan 2019- 10:08 by Local Press Report LONDON Evening Standard Eels in the Thames are becoming hyperactive because of the high levels of cocaine in the city’s waste water, scientists say. New research by a team at King's College London found that Londoners are using the class A drug
  • 21 Jan 2019- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEWTON, MA On the back of conncern about US drinking water quality following the Flint, Michigan crisis, new research observes relatively higher nitrate levels are evident in US systems that tend to serve communities with a higher proportion of Hispanic
  • 18 Jan 2019- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COPENHAGEN, Denmark A new report by the European Environment Agency examines which chemicals continue to pose significant risks to the environment, especially when present in water. Findings suggest that prevention and reduction of some hazardous
  • 15 Jan 2019- 11:27 by Local Press Report LUCKNOW Financial Express On the eve of Makar Sankranti, many devotees refused to take a dip in the sacred Gomti river of Uttar Pradesh because of the rising pollution level in it. The water of the river, which is used to perform Hindu rituals has reportedly
  • 15 Jan 2019- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAMILTON, Canada A new United Nations report calls into question the advisability of relying on desalination because of the high levels of brine produced. According to a new report from the United Nations University, there are 16,000 desalination plants
  • 13 Jan 2019- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US President Donald J Trump is set to nominate controversial former coal industry lobbyist Andrew Wheeler to head up the country's Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), a move which is raising the ire of
  • 13 Jan 2019- 06:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TUNIS, Tunisia Two international development banks have joined forces to support a new $172 Million USD program to bring sanitation services to over 200,000 people in small municipalities in Tunisia. African Development Bank (AfDB) and the European Bank
  • 13 Jan 2019- 08:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US water organizations have sent a letter to Congress urging funding for the country's crucial water infrastructure. The January 10 letter from a coalition of 91 national, state and local organizations requests funding
  • 13 Jan 2019- 07:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France Insurance giant Swiss Re has announced a new index-based product to protect companies from the financial impact of high or low river water levels. The insurance will cover lost revenues due to business interruption or increased cost due to
  • 11 Jan 2019- 08:50 by Local Press Report NOVOBUREYSKIY The Siberian Times Stunning sculptures appear hanging on trees that were submerged by a giant new reservoir. As the water levels dipped, officials noticed the ‘mushrooms’ made of ice and sprinkled with snow on the tops of partially submerged
  • 11 Jan 2019- 08:50 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC New Food Magazine A new analysis shows variation in the way state and federal regulators manage PFAS contaminants in drinking water, with some states adopting guideline levels that are more health protective than the non-enforceable levels set
  • 9 Jan 2019- 07:43 by OOSKAnews Info SANTIAGO, Chile SQM, the world’s second largest producers of lithium, is to reduce excessive water extraction from Chile’s Atacama salt flats after a government crackdown. After approval of a $25 Million USD compliance plan by Chile's environmental regulator
  • 9 Jan 2019- 07:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUETTA, Pakistan The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Provincial Government of Balochistan, Pakistan have signed project agreement of a $107 Million USD loan and grants to improve irrigation infrastructure and water resource management in Balochistan
  • 7 Jan 2019- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New analysis of water in the world's largest fossil water aquifer system has revealed elevated levels of radium. Research into the Nubian aquifer at the eastern end of the Sahara desert, follows on from research in a
  • 4 Jan 2019- 09:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal The future of the disrupted Melamchi Water Supply Project, a tunnel that diverts water to Sundarijal in Kathmandu from the Melamchi River in Sindhupalchok will be discussed in talks between the Nepal government and Italian contractors

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