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  • 26 Nov 2018- 07:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg The European Court of Auditors has completed its assessment of Member State compliance with the EU Flood Directive of 2007, concluding that there has been progress in assessing the risks of floods but that planning and
  • 24 Nov 2018- 12:22 by Local Press Report MUMBAI The Week Issues of unequal distribution, lack of planning, political interference and growing demand for water were giving rise to disputes among the different regions of Maharashtra, according to experts on the subject. Maharashtra received
  • 24 Nov 2018- 12:22 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer The National Water Commission (NWC), under their new Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) rate review request, intends to heavily subsidize the first 2,000 gallons of water used by customers. “According to international standards, 2
  • 21 Nov 2018- 13:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRISTOL, United Kingdom A new report from the UK's University of Bristol has tracked birth and infant mortality rates in eight rural Ethiopian villages where water taps had been installed. Findings support that provision of a safe water supply
  • 21 Nov 2018- 11:30 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The Guardian China, Russia and Canada’s current climate policies would drive the world above a catastrophic 5C of warming by the end of the century, according to a study that ranks the climate goals of different countries. The US and Australia
  • 19 Nov 2018- 13:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed November 16 a $169 Million USD loan as the First Tranche of a $500 Million USD multi-tranche financing to develop climate-resilient water supply, sewerage, and drainage
  • 19 Nov 2018- 13:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRUT, Lebanon The EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis (MADAD) has committed $8 Million USD to a Water Access and Development (WAAD) consortium working in Lebanon to support water and wastewater services across the country which
  • 18 Nov 2018- 14:04 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The Texas Tribune More than 10 million Texans have consumed drinking water with some level of atrazine – a toxic herbicide – with 472 water utility systems statewide testing positive in at least one detection, according to a new report from an
  • 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
  • 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
  • 6 Nov 2018- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland WWF, the world’s largest conservation group has announced an upgraded version 5.0 of the “Water Risk Filter”, a leading online tool developed with the German Development Finance Institution (DEG), which empowers users to explore,
  • 28 Oct 2018- 06:45 by Local Press Report AUSTIN TX Community Impact Austin Mayor Steve Adler declared a local state of disaster Thursday as the Texas city continues to grapple with flood damage and a contaminated water system. Destructive flooding upstream in the Hill Country has carried
  • 28 Oct 2018- 07:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland A Nestle facility producing Da Shan bottled water in China's Yunnan Province has achieved Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) gold-level Standard certification, the 12th of 30 such certifications the company has targeted to be
  • 25 Oct 2018- 11:08 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI The Times of India Delhi government is yet again looking at water sprinkling to bring down pollution levels in the capital post-Diwali. Environment minister Imran Hussain, who on Tuesday asked all city agencies to be on war-mode to combat air
  • 25 Oct 2018- 11:08 by Local Press Report DAMASCUS Foreign Policy Magazine Biological warfare is generally understood as the deliberate wartime introduction of a lethal pathogen with the intent to kill or maim. Syria under President Bashar al-Assad is pursuing a sinister variation—one with long and

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